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The Flame Tree Cafe

$$ - $$$, Soups, Cafe
20A Exchange Street, Dundee DD1 3DL, Scotland
+44 1382 204200
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“blt” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (33 reviews)
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Australian, Soups, Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20A Exchange Street, Dundee DD1 3DL, Scotland
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Reviewed today

My wife and I had lunch here last week, we had the soup and sandwich combo followed by coffee and cake. The staff were mainly very young and very friendly we really enjoyed it and will go back next time we visit Dundee, the sweet...More

Thank PW28603
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here whilst visiting Dundee as my other half is vegan and was also keen to try the famous “rainbow bagel”.. neither of us were disappointed!! The food choices were great for a little cafe on their both theor vegan and non vegan menus. Well...More

Thank Danny B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The services was fantastic and the food was absolutely wonderful. Perfect presentation and the Belgium waffles were to die for. I certainly would go back if we are ever through that area again!

Thank kvwatters
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have just enjoyed a great cup of Coffee ☕️ and delicious 😋 piece of Rocky Road tray bake here. Lovely café very pleasant and friendly staff. Lovely atmosphere. Free WiFi. Highly Recommended.

Thank Highland-Birder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

love the flame tree staff are so friendly and they are spotlessly clean and very attentive place is absolutely spotless food is amazing bacon rolls are amazing try the rainbow bagels' which is a firm favourite with my granddaughter the menu is very different, but...More

Thank ellen m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to tripadvisor we came across this cafe. What a find! We all had amazing paninis followed by fantastic coffee and traybakes. It appears to be famous for its rainbow bagels and several of the other tables were having them. Can’t vouch for the taste,...More

Thank hmat04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’d seen the infamous rainbow bagel on social media and set my heart on giving it a try. We had overstayed our time in town so we weren’t able to come in and sit down like planned, however I was pleased to hear that they...More

Thank Shan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really friendly vegan, LGBT happy place. Try the delicious soup and a rainbow bagel. Relaxed quick stop

Thank Rifab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Picked this place at random, it's within a quirky part of Dundee (the hipster part :)). We only wanted coffee, but upon spotting the rainbow bagel we were sold (been trying to locate one since I came back from Oz). Good price, good coffee, warm...More

Thank JanWard85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for a light lunch with family.We had an assortment of goodies-sandwiches,soup,baked potatoes,salad,etc.All were very well presented,tasty and very reasonably priced.Service was efficient and professional.We all really enjoyed our visit and are sure to return in the near future.

Thank ewencrichton
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Questions & Answers
November 3, 2017|
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Response from hmc55 | Reviewed this property |
I think they do. I was there for breakfast so was only interested in pastry and croissants.
March 18, 2017|
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Response from Jackie C | Property representative |
Yes..from 12 noon till 4pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20A Exchange Street, Dundee DD1 3DL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 204200
  • E-mail
An independent, family run cafe in the Dundee City Centre.
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