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“Average, average, average” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jute Cafe Bar

Jute Cafe Bar
Ranked #74 of 371 Restaurants in Dundee
Price range: US$16 - US$24
Cuisines: British, Bar, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dundee, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
“Average, average, average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

The service here is actually ok. Attentive staff who get the orders correct, and aren't too intrusive. It's the food that lets the place down, well that and being surrounded by Friday night drinkers.

The food is pretty average, and portion-wise is not nearly adult-sized. The wine list was fine and the tables were clean, but there's not enough separation from the heaving bar, Thus intimacy, conversation and any attempts at quiet conversation: forget it. consequently a trip to the toilets mean wading through the crowds. It would be better if the dining area had its own toilets.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Superharrio
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English first
United Kingdom
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268 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 470 helpful votes
“Improved”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

Visited here for a business dinner recently and was pleased to see improvements have been made.

Firstly, there was a very pleasant waiter on hand to assist us.
Secondly, the food was better than my last visit.
I decided on the steak - it was cooked well and the taste was there. My only comment would be the sauce it came in would be better served on the side rather than a big puddle on the plate, and it came with 5 home made chips which came across as quite stingy for an £18 steak and chips meal. The onion rings I paid extra for were all clumped together as one big piece of batter also, so the deliver in the cup style receptacle is perhaps out of place for this purpose.

Overall though, you are going in the right direction. Keep it up and we will keep coming back,

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Lola H
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Cupar, United Kingdom
1 review
“Thank you Jute cafe bar”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

We were amazed and delighted that Jute cafe bar made sure we got our meal in 45 minutes and that we were out by the time our movie started. Food was excellent and the wine outstanding. They went to a big effort to make sure we got a table when , on a Bank holiday weekend, it was fully booked. My daughter is still raving about how lovely her meal was today today. We will be back!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jasper G
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“dont have a pudding”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014

went and had a lovely meal and thought i would finish it of with a nice pudding that didnt happen had a custard tart with rhubarb price £5.00 what a rip off it spoilt the meal will think twice before i go back what a shame

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ann m
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moray
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“love this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2014

Always a busy spot and it's not hard to see why. Reasonably priced tasty food in a pleasant atmosphere.

Visited April 2014
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