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The Ship Inn & Waterfront Restaurant

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121 Fisher Street | Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland
+44 1382 779176
11:00 - 23:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:30 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The family and I visited here after reading some of the good reviews and I'm glad because we all enjoyed our meals. It was just pub food that had been presented well but being sat upstairs was nice because we had a view of the water. The customer service was polite and friendly and it is child friendly. Overall it... More 

Thank Natalie W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here today and the food was excellent with service to match. The atmosphere is good and you can have an excellent view over the River Tay towards Fife (if you get the right table)

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Meal was (as always) exactly what you want from a pub lunch. I had a baguette and my partner had the vegetarian bhaji burger and both were great. We added a side portion of the duck spring rolls and a couple of pints to complete our lunch. Nice and comfy pub with a super friendly waitress and great views across... More 

Thank Kenneth R
Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my mother here for her birthday. Lovely table upstairs with spectacular view of the River Tay and across to Fife. Excellent food yet again, consistent with every visit.

Thank CarolNeill
Warsaw, Poland
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place in Broughty Ferry. Perfect for drink and meal with perfect wiev. I hope to go there again.

Thank GoskaKulinska
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a dinner there. Very gentle waitress. Food was very good. Price is ok for the quality. Would visit this restaurant again.

Thank beverin2016
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for the first time with friends last night and had a lovely time! Very relaxed atmosphere, our table was at the window which would be lovely on a summer's night, great views of the Tay. Menu is varied, plenty of choice and something for everyone. I had the goats cheese and onion tart to start and it was... More 

Thank linzr39
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great meal here in Broughty Ferry, recommended by our Airbnb host as we were staying just around the corner (I recommend making a reservation as it's a small dining room upstairs). Loved the decor, the views over the water and the simple Scottish food. were all stand-outs. The Arbroath Smokie & Whisky pate, Black Pudding with Chorizo... More 

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Not been for a while. Had supper with a friend and it did not disappoint. The surroundings are great and the view, even on a dark evening, is good. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Started with Cullen Skink. Fortunately only a small bowl as it is filling but really, really good. Chicken with Stornoway Black Pudding in a very tasty... More 

Thank Totti M
Wishaw, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We were up in Dundee for the theatre and decided to drive up earlier and have a meal,so glad we chose here. It's a cracking location and the restaurant is beautifully decorated with a lovely ambience and a fantastic view. We'd planned on having a main and dessert but after spotting Cullen Skink amongst the starters we went for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, British, Pub, Scottish, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Fisher Street | Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 779176

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?