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The Playwright - CLOSED

11 Tay Square, Dundee DD1 1PB, Scotland
+44 1382 223113
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“terrine” (7 reviews)
“steak” (29 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
11 Tay Square, Dundee DD1 1PB, Scotland
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We have just found out The Playwright is now CLOSED!! :( They have moved across the road though! :) Looking forward to trying out some tasty treats at their new restaurant....

Thank Miss M S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Came here on Valentine's day with my partner. Staff were extremely attentive and friendly. Starters and mains were incredible - easily the best place to eat out in Dundee. Prices were more than reasonable for the quality of food and service. Can't wait to visit...More

Thank ashleigh y
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Always a lovely welcome at The Playwright and lovely little touches along with the meal. Great cocktails and the serving staff always seem knowledgeable about the menu and are able to provide additional information. I am always confident in how fresh the food is and...More

Thank CT2710
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went here for Christmas night out, food was beautiful, a few extra mini courses were given to try, great portions and the wine was also really good. The staff were attentive and cheery, and were quick to assist if needed. Will definitely return next time...More

1  Thank Fi E
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Have visited this restaurant a few times and have always enjoyed the food, it is not exceptional but always tasty enough. The service is friendly and relaxed. I just do not like the huge picture of the actor on the wall it puts me off...More

2  Thank fionasmith6226
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

In a trip passing through Dundee, I had a look on TripAdvisor too what is locally palatable. This came up a reassuring top. Tables were available in abundance on this Saturday afternoon. The food was fantastic - in true Scottish spirit, there was salmon, pigeon...More

1  Thank Sasha P
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Lovely setting in Dundee, I had the Venison the best I have ever eaten. The staff were very attentive and looked after us very well. The manager peter made sure we enjoying our stay in Dundee. Fine dining in Dundee the Playwright is a real...More

Thank Maurice H
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I was here with my parents for a family celebration. We chose the pre theatre menu which we though was excellent value at £20 for three courses (an extra £4.95 if your have the steak). The food was excellent, we all had the steak which...More

Thank dufc001
Reviewed 31 January 2017

What we had was fine. But being the foodies that we are couldn't help thinking that if this is the best fine dining experience Dundee has to offer then there's still a bit of catching up to do. It very central, very handy if you're...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Visited the Playwright on a Friday night in January with my partner. The wine was fantastic and the food was even better. This chef really knows what he's doing and everything we got was delicious. Peter and all his staff couldn't have been more welcoming...More

Thank Eilís W
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Tay Square, Dundee DD1 1PB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 223113
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