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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
+44 1382 229494
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very traditional boozer, with lovely interior and exterior with loads of character. Gets busy for footie/sport. An impressive choice of beers - got to be at least 20+ different beers on tap. Definitely a more mature drinking crowd (over 25). Had fish and chips early evening, didn't think much of the chips but the fish was absolutely stunning, even more... More 

Thank caineuk1
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Ask for steaks none ordered gammon like a slice of bacon eggs were black chips were hard first and last meal there

Thank lala48
Peterhead, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Great pint, value for money food, good atmosphere , helpful staff, cosy traditional pub. Very busy, so you might have to wait for a seat.

Thank Emma B
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Preseco time at the Trades, lovely chilled bottle presented in ice bucket, ideal for celebration drink. Have visited on a number of occassions over the year good food relaxing surroindings.

Thank Gail J
Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We visited The Trades House Bar during a weekend in Dundee. We only had a few drinks and didn't eat but thought the atmosphere was great. The service was quick and friendly and they serve a cracking good pint of Guinness.

Thank macnab99
St. Louis, MO
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114 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We were staying down the street at the Malmaison Hotel and walked by the Trades House so decided to stop in for a bite. We had a couple beers with haggis fritters and a burger. The burger had a different texture and taste from what I am used to in the midwest so I probably wouldn't order again. The haggis... More 

Thank JN101
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311 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We were welcomed with open arms when visiting this establishment after a very cold morning of Christmas shopping. The staff were lovely and proceeded to serve up a lovely lunch with accompanying drinks. The pleasant atmosphere made us feel reluctant to leave and we will certainly return. The food was beautifully cooked and presented and the final bill was very... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review. we look forward to welcoming you back again, still 47 more shopping days before Christmas :) Of which, we will be open! More 

Arbroath, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Met up with friend in Dundee and decided to have lunch here. Was busy for during week. Waitress was pleasant and efficient and we did not have to wait long. We ordered soup, tuna sandwich, coffee and tea. Sandwich came with good portion of chips and was nicely presented. Been here a few times before and not been disappointed with... More 

Thank meercat54
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Came here with my husband for lunch on Sunday when we were staying overnight in Dundee. Our local pub is a Belhaven & so we were pretty confident we'd get something decent to eat here. It was pretty busy but we were able to get a seat through in a separate area which is only used if you are having... More 

Thank SF0415
Perth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Visited the bar for lunch as recommended by family members who work in Dundee. Cheery and helpful staff who were attentive and happy to meet the needs of their customers! Food was lovely and their was a great atmosphere among other patrons who were friendly and chatty! Would definitely recommend this pub to others! Thanks to all who work there.... More 

Thank Cannae45
Tracey C, Manager at Trades House Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review of the Trades and our staff, we all appreciate it. Hopefully you will come back and visit us again some time soon. :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4ET, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 229494

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