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Madigan's Food Emporium

25 Castle Street, Dundee DD1 3AA, Scotland
+44 1382 699202
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
“soup” (20 reviews)
“carrot cake” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
25 Castle Street, Dundee DD1 3AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really nice place with very friendly helpful staff. A good selection of hot and cold dishes and tasty coffee. Ideal for vegetarians. Very clean and inviting

Thank Moi1949
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We often pop in here for a coffee and cake or light breakfast - we prefer independent places to chains. The staff are always welcoming, the surroundings are unique as it is a book store as well and the food/coffee is always good. Their carrot...More

Thank Jean P
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick bite to eat. Right in the town centre. Nice setting - decent food. No probs here.

Thank Anton W
Reviewed 9 December 2017

There are more books in here than tables and food, but it's a pleasant combination. There's nothing fancy about the food or the decor, but it's spotlessly clean and the service is prompt, warm and friendly with very reasonable prices. Gorgeous scrambled eggs on toast...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I love this place. It's quite quirky selling second hand books and great food so if you like both this is the place for you. It's great value as well and the staff are lovely. They don't have an espresso coffee machine but we tend...More

Thank frannz2017
Reviewed 7 July 2017

looking for breakfast which is not the usual mass produced conveyor belt food, found this wee gem, as already said, nice surroundings, relaxed chilled out place, great food(scrambled eggs to die for)... will be back..

Thank kevdor52
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Fast food restaurants are interesting places, aren't they? carefully designed not to turn you away, but to ensure that you don't hang around after eating. I mention this because Madigan's is completely at the other end of the eating spectrum. A slightly down at heel...More

Thank kiltedladdie
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Love this place, very friendly service, good choices on the menu of fresh and home baked foods, good place to stop and chill when out shopping in town. Kids play area and lots of books to read if you choose to take a 10 minute...More

Thank leebC1108OR
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I'm so grateful to the staff at Kennys music next door to this place for recommending it - I would never have tried it otherwise but I definitely will be back! We had a mug of spicy vegetable soup and a round of sandwiches each,...More

1  Thank AileenBrown360
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Yesterday when I was with my friend we visited Madigan's Food Emporium located at 25 Castle Street for our lunch which was really enjoyable where I had ham colselaw sandwiches which were really tasty followed by some rocky road slice which was absolutely delicious washed...More

Thank Rachael S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Castle Street, Dundee DD1 3AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 699202
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