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Dobbies Garden World Restaurant

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Ethiebeaton Park | Monifieth, Dundee DD5 4HB, Scotland (Formerly Dobbies Garden World)
+44 1382 530333
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to eat regulatory at Dobbies with my wife and we both have Dobbies cards. Since it changed hands however the restaurant has gone downhill badly. Before Christmas we went on three occasions and the soup was very wattery on the third occasion we were with our relatives who stated that they had been during the week and it... More 

Thank Hamish M
Marbella, Spain
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735 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

good full scottish breakfast with a great choice of items nice coffees and hot drinks great location with plenty of parking really great value

Thank Bevfly
Dobbiescc, Customer Care at Dobbies Garden World Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are really pleased to hear that you had a great breakfast, felt the range of items were good, and great value for money. With kind regards, Julie Customer Service Advisor More 

Arbroath, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cooked breakfast was very disappointing! The food was overcooked, greasy & hard to chew! The hot drinks were good & the place was clean but food was disappointing.

Thank clairegaryth
forfar scotland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I decided instead of Xmas gifts we would have afternoon tea. Well, tables were lovely. That's where it ended. Waitress was brusque, bit scary I asked for Earl grey I got an oh!!!. Sandwiches were niceish poor quality chicken. Scones, well I don't know... Strange crust on them ,, I had hard lumps of dough inside very... More 

Thank bonnie12cat
Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Breakfast - good selection of items and good value but not very hot. The service has never quite worked here though it's better than it was. Not the fault of the staff. Felt they do not have enough space to plate up. Cakes and scones look great but no idea how they taste - wrong time of day

Thank Totti M
Dundee, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Came in on Sunday lunchtime with my 2 children. They love the kids box meals, so hubby and I had hot meals as they have a deal where you get a kids meal free with an adult meal. I had macaroni, and the one I was handed was burnt black on the top, so I asked for another one, to... More 

1 Thank Longy99
Inverurie, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

popped in about 10am for a snack/breakfast....i asked for a sausage & egg roll - only got 1 sausage & a NICE egg for £2.49 (was hoping for 2 sausages but apparently 1 sausage = 1 item in the "deal"). Also bought a LARGE PLAIN scone....which was under cooked so returned it & got a LARGE FRUIT scone in exchanged....but... More 

1 Thank bigmac2904
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My friend and I used the restaurant today, as we have on many previous occasions and to say the food was appalling was an understatement - my friends soup was cold, therefore it had to be returned and the lamb hotpot I ordered was full of gristle - really disappointing we will be looking for somewhere else to meet in... More 

1 Thank Karen R
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Visited on 27th December 2016 as usual very well laid out with a good selection of gifts and an expellant display of Christmas decorations. Tropical fish section has a good selection of Breeds and Equipment

Thank Gee24
Halifax, Canada
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered a simple soup and a sandwich after flagging down someone to serve me. I was given the soup and then hand to wait for twenty minutes at my table for the sandwich. Admittedly they did replace my soup when I pointed out it was now cold, but an apology was not forthcoming. The soup was watery and the... More 

Thank RealBritbird

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ethiebeaton Park | Monifieth, Dundee DD5 4HB, Scotland (Formerly Dobbies Garden World)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 530333

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