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The Ship Inn & Waterfront Restaurant

) #15 of 299 Restaurants in Dundee $$ - $$$ , British,
121 Fisher Street | Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2BR, Scotland
+44 1382 779176
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (22 reviews)
“cullen skink” (19 reviews)
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
121 Fisher Street | Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2BR, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Popped in for lunch,I had battered haddock. It was skinless and so fresh. Came with a mountain of chips. My friend had black pudding, he wasn't so sure that the dip went with it taste wise. That didn't stop him eating it all though. Nice...More

Thank champignon1
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been visiting Anstruther and the Waterfront for over 20 years and have never been disappointed; this year was no exception. The restaurant has a very pleasant ambience, the staff are attentive and the food superb; they made a special fuss of the 3...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed getting out of Dundee for a short taxi ride to a great pub experience but then a quieter proper restaurant with good food. I dined with a colleague one night and then returned with 6 others two nights later. Everyone wondered how we...More

Thank WilliNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Downstairs pub and upstairs restaurant. Reasonable choice. We sat downstairs on a wet weekday lunchtime, then I discovered the upstairs restaurant when visiting the loos. Nice atmosphere, reasonable food choices. My husband had a bucket of mussles. I had vegetarian lasagne. Friendly staff. Not too...More

Thank SpecialKWarwickshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three for dinner in the first floor restaurant at the Waterfront restaurant above the Ship Inn in Broughty Ferry. An intimate restaurant with a good choice of food - particularly seafood - and a presentable wine list. Views past the Lifeboat dock across the broad...More

Thank Petrus136
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was taken on a bit of a pub crawl "roond the Ferry" by an old friend who knew the area and its pubs well. This one was one of the best, and had some real ales and friendly staff.

Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views of the tay, in a cosy little inn. Well worth a visit! The fish basket is delicious. Service is fantastic!

1  Thank Kate W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ship Inn has a real character all to itself. Lunch downstairs is informal and relaxing....upstairs a little bit of a treat.Dinner is excellent but strongly recommend you book. Staff are genuinely welcoming and children are also made welcome. Be advised it's smallness is part...More

2  Thank deehastie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked the shio for a graduation lunch. Never had any recommendations only going on reviews. Have to say i was not disappointed. Four of us had the breaded haddock which was delicious, very fresh and served very hot. Husband had steak pie which he said...More

4  Thank tomalli68
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Ship Inn is not a cutting edge sophisticated dining experience but knows its clientele and caters extremely well towards them. Based on the banks of the River Tay with a huge picture window, the panelling and general atmosphere inside gives a cosy atmosphere, although...More

Thank Topdowner
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25 June 2016|
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Response from Gordon H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure, there are plenty around there, some within easy walk. I can recommend the sister hotel of the Invercarse, Dundee. Just can't remember it's name, but it is in Broughty Ferry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Fisher Street | Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2BR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 779176
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