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The Phoenix

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Bar, British, Pub
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103 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DH, Scotland
13282 738922
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Guest ales but they will refuse just a taste as every good pub would think nothing of. Staff blamed the owner for 'the rules'. There are much better real pubs in Dundee, we won't bother with Phoenix again.

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Thank BobA368
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Honestly never encountered such a rude patron in all my 46 years. Twice I've been in 3 years and both times the owner has been extremely rude and unwelcoming. Clearly used to his regulars and not interested in new folk. I walked in and looked round for a table as you do and he turned and said to my friend... More 

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1 Thank falconate
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153 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

End of night and its always the phoenix ...brill pub ..fantastic service ..this pub is the hallowed ground of all pubs in dundee ...theres no others on same par ..5*****

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1 Thank happywanderer1960
Saltaire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I am a real ale drinker. I travel all over the Uk and always check out on Google where all the best real ale pubs are before setting off. The phoenix is listed as a real ale pub. When I arrived the pub was relatively busy but only had two hand pumps. I asked the aged barman if one of... More 

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2 Thank johnson260
Dundee, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This was my first meal at Dundee legendary pub the Phoenix and I was not disappointed! The delicious smell from the kitchen hits you from the busy Nethergate outside. Huge portions of very tasty pub food at reasonable prices. I had chicken gougons and could not finish my meal due to the portion size! .I have recommended the Phoenix for... More 

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2 Thank lovetolunch1
Dundee, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wether you are after a drink or some good old fashioned pub grub the phoenix is always a safe bet. Very friendly staff, good selection of drinks and the food is very good. Have always found it to be very reasonably priced and decent sized portions. Can be quite busy at times so if theres a large group might be... More 

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Thank Speedyg1989
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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450 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A nice friendly pub with a busy buzz. It has a good selection of beers, both craft and traditional and is brightly decorated with art on the walls while still retaining the traditional look. I found the staff to be helpful and swift. The prices were inexpensive. They show sports, but not in an overwhelming way. A bar with sports,... More 

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Thank headbeeguy
Scotland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff at bar with food quality and quantity very good. Highly recommend for any time of day or evening for drinks and definitely food.

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1 Thank LES94
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived with my girlfriend to have lunch on a Sunday afternoon we thought we would try it out - as soon as we walked in we were asked for ID I don't know why as we were only in for food and it was during the day bearing in mind we are both 22. So we showed our ID then... More 

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Thank Connor M
Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Was in for lunch with friends over the festive period for lunch and drinks , cannot believe how the staff coped in such a busy time , never once can I say we had ask for tables to be cleared any chance they had they were out clearing wiping tables and great banter with the customers keep it up we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: 13282 738922

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