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Madigan's Food Emporium

25 Castle Street, Dundee DD1 3AA, Scotland
+44 1382 699202
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
“soup” (17 reviews)
“carrot cake” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
25 Castle Street, Dundee DD1 3AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times for breakfast. Bacon sandwiches are lovely, Plenty bacon. Cakes are also really good. Staff are very friendly.

Thank Marjorie J
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Madigans staff are very friendly and accommodating. The restaurant itself is quirky with a fantastic atmosphere. You can browse and buy the many books on display, there is something for everyone. We were a company of eight meeting for lunch, some of us had the...More

Thank Cathul
Reviewed February 2, 2018

Check out Madigan's for lovely caftierre coffees, tasty things to eat and BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS. The time flies as you browse the shelves of interesting books which are all around the Emporium. Choose from selections marked "Philosophy" "Food" "Scotland" or many others and sit down...More

Thank Sideways_Look
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

A homely wee cafe that also sells some second-hand books. The staff are very nice and welcoming, and the coffee and sandwiches we had were very nice. There is a good range of snacks available. Well looked after and clean, it is nice to support...More

Thank Iain N
Reviewed January 4, 2018

A really nice place with very friendly helpful staff. A good selection of hot and cold dishes and tasty coffee. Ideal for vegetarians. Very clean and inviting

Thank Moi1949
Reviewed December 22, 2017

We often pop in here for a coffee and cake or light breakfast - we prefer independent places to chains. The staff are always welcoming, the surroundings are unique as it is a book store as well and the food/coffee is always good. Their carrot...More

Thank Jean P
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick bite to eat. Right in the town centre. Nice setting - decent food. No probs here.

Thank Anton W
Reviewed December 9, 2017

There are more books in here than tables and food, but it's a pleasant combination. There's nothing fancy about the food or the decor, but it's spotlessly clean and the service is prompt, warm and friendly with very reasonable prices. Gorgeous scrambled eggs on toast...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed September 21, 2017

I love this place. It's quite quirky selling second hand books and great food so if you like both this is the place for you. It's great value as well and the staff are lovely. They don't have an espresso coffee machine but we tend...More

Thank frannz2017
Reviewed July 7, 2017

looking for breakfast which is not the usual mass produced conveyor belt food, found this wee gem, as already said, nice surroundings, relaxed chilled out place, great food(scrambled eggs to die for)... will be back..

Thank kevdor52
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Castle Street, Dundee DD1 3AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 699202
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