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Byzantium

11 Hawkhill, Dundee DD1 5DL, Scotland
01382 221946
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Ranked #39 of 274 restaurants in Dundee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $62
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood, Steakhouse
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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
Dundee, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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72 reviews 72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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185 reviews 185 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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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Dundee, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Reservation tonight. Offered table in the window, to then be told 5 mins later table was reserved for someone else, hold that thought.so we move to what is probably an ok table, but feels inferior to where we first sat. Select the South African rose, to then be told that "we are running out of that". So tell me straight,... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Brilliant fresh food prepared as you like it. My husband especially likes their fresh fish dishes. Our kids (12 & 14) also loved their food, choosing from the adults menu.

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