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The Flame Tree Cafe

$$ - $$$, Soups, Cafe
20A Exchange Street, Dundee DD1 3DL, Scotland
+44 1382 204200
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“blt” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (29 reviews)
“soup” (16 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 via mobile

Eaten here a few times and at first it was lovely, offering something a bit different. However the last time I ate here the bread for my sandwich was rather stale and the place seemed a bit untidy. Hopefully this was an off day and...More

Thank NonnieD76
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good service. Good choice of soup. Sandwiches had plenty of filling. Can be very busy and often have to wait in doorway at lunchtime for a table.Good choice of cakes.

Thank thenicolls
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stop in regularly for coffee or lunch. Great food, excellent service and always made to feel you are among friends

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a late lunch. My partner had seen a rainbow bagel being prepared and it would have been rude not to have one ourselves. Nice place, food was good (although bacon in BLT could have been crisper) and the selection of vegan and...More

Thank Redheaded83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good, tasty food Plenty of variety Nice atmosphere Vegan and non so your carnivore friends can come along too

Thank Emily W
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Stopped by for lunch, had a delicious smashed avocado on toast, and a superb iced latte. Great food, and great coffees.

Thank Simms327
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We were 1 vegan, 1 regular omnivore (me) and went in on spec on Saturday bang smack in the middle of lunchtime. It was busy with a queue to the door and most tables occupied, but a server came along the line to check if...More

1  Thank Kerstin W
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Love the vegan BLT from here and the coronation chickpeas are amazing! Finally got a vegan empire biscuit ( nowhere else seems to sell them) which I was over the moon about and it was the best I’ve tasted! Friendly staff and a great central...More

1  Thank Bexyates1980
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Are on a busy Saturday lucky to get seats but seems to turn tables fast. The food was fresh and tasted really good. The children got appropriate plates and portions. Must be one of the bat in Dundee. Would highly recommend, will visit again when...More

Thank Brian_W_Reid
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Impressive options on the vegan menu of both food and drinks. Quite tasty and friendly service. Will definitely go back. It’s just a tad on the more expensive side so it wouldn’t be a weekly visit but perhaps monthly.

Thank IHeartKhaleesi
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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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