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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
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09:00 - 18:00
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a light lunch with the family for the first time, and it was terrific. The selection was great, as was quality of the cakes. We'd heard so much, and now suggest you go to. The staff did their best, certainly when busy, there should be more.

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Thank Sultan Y
Dundee, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a family of 5 for lunch. I chose to have fish and chips. The fish arrived cold and the chips very very dried out. I ate some because I was really hungry. But I found myself getting more annoyed by every bite. I wouldn't have minded paying what we did, but my food was inedible and everyone... More 

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Thank ZoeBarrie
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As part of the shop, the restaurant /café has a counter service. The choice for breakfast is quite good, with your choice of 7 (or 10) items out of about 12 offered. The cost is cheap and value is therefore good; but the staff are not particularly friendly and the food not very hot. And, there's no marmalade!

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

Hi, Thank you for your review. Your feedback is very important to us. Please feel free to highlight any comments you have to the store team the next time you visit, they will be more than happy to look after you. With kind regards, Julie Customer Service Advisor More 

Edinburgh
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150 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Agood place to stop of for breakfast on your way home! A great range of choice and the cakes are amazing! I thoroughly enjoyed my time at this dobbies and would always recommend it

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Thank Mmc1992
Dobbiescc, Customer Care at Dobbies Garden World Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. Your feedback is very important to us. We are delighted to hear that you really enjoyed your visit to our store and hope to see you back again soon. With kind regards, Julie Customer Service Advisor More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arranged to meet a friend here for lunch. Fantastic selection of food, great service and lovely surroundings. We both had the soup and herb scones - delicious! We could not pass up on the delicious cakes with coffee afterwards. The High Tea also looks great! Would recommend.

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

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased to hear that you had a great customer experience at Dobbies and tha tyou enjoyed your lunch. We hope to see you again soon. With kind regards, Karen Customer Service Advisor More 

Arbroath, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a bowl of soup and sandwich today Firstly soup was nice and hot chicken noodle and sandwich ( turkey and cranberry ) processed turkey and silver of cranberry no crisps or salad very average to be honest in taste and presentation. My Mum has a Dobbies Card which gave us 2 free coffees . 3 people at... More 

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1 Thank Smokey270
Dobbiescc, Customer Care at Dobbies Garden World Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are really sorry to hear about your poor experience when you recently visited our store. Please feel free to return to the store and highlight the problems you had, the store team will be more than happy to look after you. With kind regards, Julie Customer Service Advisor More 

N.Wales UK
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175 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 572 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On visit to Dundee to visit family we decided to have a wander around Dobbies one afternoon. My husband suggested we have a hot drink so we decided on a cappuccino each and then we spotted the scones.....they were huge so we decided to share one and it was delicious. It was £2.10 for one but then we were sharing... More 

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

Hi, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear that both yourself and your husband enjoyed your hot drinks and scone. Your feedback is very important to us. With kind regards, Julie Customer Service Advisor More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Personally, I will never understand why Dobbies cafe at Ethiebeaton by Monifieth is so busy. The food is generally overpriced and hot food often looks a bit dried out from having to sit under heat lamps since the format is cafeteria style and food is not cooked to order other than things like toasted sandwiches. The real problem, however, is... More 

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2 Thank Gary M
Dobbiescc, Customer Care at Dobbies Garden World Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are very sorry to read about your visit. That is certainly not the standard we look to achieve. Please feel free to highlight the problems to the Store Team on your next visit, they will be more than happy to look into this to avoid it happening again. Regards, Julie Customer Service Advisor More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 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 

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1 Thank Hamish M
Marbella, Spain
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741 reviews
578 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

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

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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Scottish, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?