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Trades House Bar

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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40 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4ET, Scotland
01382 229 494
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617 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good city centre bar with lively atmosphere and a well stocked bar. Staff are friendly and quick serving even when busy. Can get very busy and noisy at weekends but overall not a bad bad with nice wooden details.

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Thank Sarah D
Tracey C, Manager at Trades House Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Sarah. Glad you like us, hopefully see you again! More 

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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am regular patron to the trades house Bar but maybe its time to change the safe menu that has been there for years. Not a great choice for veggies like me. Was here today with my 2 daughters, they both enjoyed thier meal but mine was loaded with so much cheese (mac n cheese) but no sauce chips and... More 

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Thank applepie2322
Tracey C, Manager at Trades House Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for your review applepie2322 We are currently looking at a few changes to the menu, including some more vegetarian options. So, hopefully something you like for a wee change ! More 

Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just visited this place for a bar lunch. Good atmosphere, extensive menu to choose from. Food prepared well and served by very efficient staff. Reasonable prices. Wide and varied selection of beers and spirits. Would recommend.

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Thank Ray M
Tracey C, Manager at Trades House Bar, responded to this review

Hi Ray Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are really glad you enjoyed your visit. Hopefully see you back sometime soon. More 

Alberton, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat! The vibe was great, the barmen were super friendly. Tom was super helpful where drink selection wad concerned and also "the runnings" of it all. The layout is spectacular and the stained windows are just something else. An absolute must for a watering hole when in Dundee

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Thank Lisa-Marie R
Tracey C, Manager at Trades House Bar, responded to this review

Hi Lisa-Marie R Thanks for your great review. I will pass your comments on to Tom ! Hopefully see you again in The Trades soon. More 

Spennymoor, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Came for a pint before eating round the corner. What a nice pub. Stained glass windows showing 9 [I think] ancient trades. Beer good but not cheap. Lots of space with panelled walls, but it's not that old. It used to be a bank, so the cellar must be a fair size. The tables are amazing. Huge thick legs and... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Popped in on Sunday with the family, were served by a lovely girl called Jackie, she took time to talk to the kids as well as chatting to us, great food and great value for money

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1 Thank Lorraine W
Dundee, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My friends an I all got the curry it was absolutely delicious I definitely recommend it, we all cleaned our plates which is rare for two of my friends. We will definitely get the curry again.

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1 Thank Sue K
montrose
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

I popped into the Trades Bar last night. Excellent all round pub, was served by a wee lassie with gigantic specs. What a lovely person, was made welcome, very attentive and cheery smile.

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2 Thank glamber24
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

I am not a pub person but this bar always cheers me up.there is wide selection of ales and wine and spirits to choose from and the food is really nice.the staff are cheery and always very busy but attentive.the thing I like most about this place are the varied band of customers who frequent it,from the business men to... More 

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Half Moon Bay, California, USA
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Came for lunch with my parents visiting Scotland for the first time. Great looking old bar, nice staff and food was good! Burger was awesome and Salmon a bit bland. Would definitely come back. Great atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4ET, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: 01382 229 494

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?