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Byzantium - CLOSED

11 Hawkhill, Dundee DD1 5DL, Scotland
01382 221946
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CLOSED
Price range: $15 - $62
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Close proximity to major bus and rail links.
Description: Our philosophy is simple: to fuse sophisticated food in a casual, cosmopolitan ambience. Our award winning chefs have designed our menus to be flexible and offer everything from a light selection of mezes to a three course a la carte meal that embraces the freshest produce from local suppliers. The menu focuses on freshly prepared classic and contemporary Mediterranean dishes featuring an excellent range of seafood and steaks. All our seafood is supplied fresh on a daily basis and we only use the finest 28-day matured Scottish beef. Situated in the Cultural Quarter of Dundee's vibrant West End, The Byzantium is the perfect venue for sophisticated casual dining, a quick business lunch or a party for that special occasion. Open from early till late, The Byzantium prides itself on blending excellent, friendly service with effortless cool in a stylish, modern space.

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Yet another of the better quality restaurants in Dundee has now closed. Local press says the venue will turn into a 'high quality' Indian restaurant. We shall see!

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

From walking in the door I loved this place. Great food. Friendly staff and really well laid out. I'd certainly go back again.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Came here for my boyfriends fathers birthday meal for the pre theatre menu. There were 6 of us so not a huge table. The girl taking our drinks order only took half then walked off without the rest of the tables. The waiting staff generally didn't seem to know what they were doing which ruined the experience. They were lacking... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Service with a smile, food was excellent such a nice place to eat in too! Not sure why it was so quiet though!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Came here for lunch to celebrate my daughter's graduation. It was a menu devised for the occasion. Possibly the nicest meal I have ever had. The service was excellent. Worried that we might be rushed but the meal was relaxed and felt like a real celebration. Good value for money for a special occasion.

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Brechin, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were a little apprehensive of having a graduation meal here after reading some less than flattering reviews. Should we cancel? Or should we chance it? In the end we went and I'm so glad we did. The food was A1, the presentation of the food was fabulous and the wines were well chosen. The service was very attentive without... More 

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We attended this restaurant in the evening to celebrate my sons graduation from the University. We had the special menu for graduation and the food was excellent. All the staff were very friendly and the service was excellent. This was some of the best food I have tasted and we all thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I would not hesitate to... More 

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

NEVER fails us - great food, great wine, delicious puddings and good attentive service - love it - thank you and we will be back

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dundee scotland
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Visited here twice for lunch once with a friend and once with my husband Mussels and fish meals all very good - not huge portions but a fine size for lunch. Puddings although small were very tasty. Pizza was good - my husband likes thin and crispy so this was really to his taste. Lamb kofta wrap was awful -... More 

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Dundee
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205 reviews 205 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We visited the other day after receiving a voucher as a gift. Here is what we thought; Staff - Neither friendly or welcoming. We had originally booked online then called to change the date and time. The time was wrong but the place was empty so no problems. Not asked if we wanted puddings, not asked if we wanted more... More 

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Additional Information about Byzantium

Address: 11 Hawkhill, Dundee DD1 5DL, Scotland
Phone Number: 01382 221946
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
Average Prices: USD 15 - 62
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Seafood, Steakhouse

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