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The Playwright

11 Tay Sq, Dundee DD1 1PB, Scotland
+44 1382 223113
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Ranked #8 of 287 Restaurants in Dundee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Cupar Fife
Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We were here on a very busy Friday evening, back to this oasis in Dundee. I am always concerned in case the standards have slipped but they have not!! The food yet again was faultless from the kitchen we so enjoyed our meal. We also had a Rioja crianza a lovely wine. Our waiter Jordan was faultless in his service... More 

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Angus
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

There's much to like about this restaurant. It's an attractive place -- stylish and chic. And the food was terrific -- imaginative, well cooked, and very nicely presented. But it takes only one hole to sink an otherwise seaworthy boat, and in this case the hole was service. It wasn't actually bad, and the guy behind the bar welcomed us... More 

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Blairgowrie, Scotland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

This being our second visit here ,we knew we would not be disappointed. This visit was for my best mates 50th.As my wife has specific dietary requirements ,we called the restaurant earlier in the afternoon to see if they could help and were advised that it would not be an issue. Once seated the experience was fantastic ,my wife was... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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82 reviews 82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We enjoyed a very well prepared Christmas lunch. Excellent choice of starters - in fact I would have happily ordered every on. We tried the pigeon, gnocchi and pork belly - all were delicious and nicely presented. For main course we all order the traditional turkey - which was delicious and the portion sizes were generous - verging on too... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is what comes of cooks imagining themselves chefs and perhaps worse, believing their own press releases. There is a fine line between "creative" and "idiotic," and this fellow doesn't tiptoe across that line, he leaps over it with abandon. Bizarre, ill-conceived combinations of foods, compounded by poor execution. There's a reason that chorizo and halibut are not ordinarily mentioned... More 

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Forfar
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Friendly and attentive staff. Delicious, delicious food. Good well priced wine. Perfect. One caveat-I found the occasional incursion of Dundee's beautiful people for cocktails at the bar a little unsettling (but not disturbing).

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Food always delicious & staff always accommodating, as is the Chef at turning his hand to some really tasty vegi dishes. Its a bit pricier but you get what you pay for. Always happy to go here for a meal.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We were treated to lunch by my son and his wife. Place looked understated but the staff were very friendly and courteous. Our order was taken promptly even through we were there towards the end of lunch service. The menu was varied- spoilt for choice. The food was excellent. I just wish I had paid more attention to the ingredients... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Had the Pre-Theatre menu here, for a first visit to an excellent experience. We have passed by several times, but have never been inside until now ....our mistake! Having received a voucher for a special anniversary from friends, we had a very pleasant meal. We were greeted at the door by the staff and although early in the serving time,... More 

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Cupar, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A really good restaurant very close to the centre of Dundee. The pre-theatre menu is great and provides excellent value. The staff were friendly and attentive and the whole experience was pleasant and unhurried. I will be returning..

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Additional Information about The Playwright

Address: 11 Tay Sq, Dundee DD1 1PB, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1382 223113
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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