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The Phoenix

103 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DH, Scotland
13282 738922
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“chilli” (24 reviews)
“curly fries” (5 reviews)
“chili dog” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
103 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DH, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

horrible bar staff - horrible environment - youll enjoy elsewhere. The scent of cooked food will be on you for te rest of the day

1  Thank Neil S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met up for a pre-Christmas Lunch. Hadn't been there for years but is was like time had stood still - cosy but cramped. Fortunately still has a great atmosphere and the Steak Pie was amazing.

Thank Russell4954
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this pub on a quite sunday night and met the true soul of this pubs owner and what he seems to feed down to his staff!!!. Been in this pub many times over the years. Have experienced arrogance before from some blond barmaid...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited this bar often and usually have a meal as food usually good. Disappointed last week when i ordered my usual Chilli Dog and received it cold, bar staff took back to kitchen and gave me the same one again but still cold. Once...More

3  Thank WEEBOY
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Friendly welcome, half of the nook and cranny tables taken when when I arrived. Order food at bar, good selection of drinks. The Guinness was being drank by the half dozen, so I went with a few pints of that. Was alright. Not to be...More

1  Thank Sunburst1111
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Nice friendly bar which serves meals til late,great menu. Beer is brilliant, service excellent, very warm atmosphere, also if you like sport, large screen tv available.

1  Thank 482isabellap
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I first visited this bar over Forty years ago when I lived in Dundee. It was very much a bar for students since it is so close to the University. I had not been in the bar for a great many years. 18 of us...More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Popped in on the recommendation of my landlord. Pleasant clean surroundings in a typical old-fashioned bar. Good beer selection though not much in the way of malts. Attentive staff and 'intelligent' clientele.

Thank ackilbrider
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Very popular bar with locals and tourists,very good selection of beers served in a lively atmosphere. Staff are very friendly and helpful, good bar to visit for a drink.

1  Thank JohnStephenson009
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I love the Phoenix and have been going there for 25 years on and off however recently I was charged £10.30 for a pint of Peroni and Blue Moon. This is Dundee, not an airport bar. Apart from the price this is and always will...More

3  Thank mikeg123456789
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24 June 2017|
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Response from EileenEdinburgh | Reviewed this property |
didnt buy a bottle but spirits etc were all very reasonable....i found the staff very friendly/helpful also..
24 June 2017|
Response from Bill2100 | Reviewed this property |
I can't help you with this question. However, this was one of the friendliest and best value pubs we visited during our four weeks in the UK.
2 April 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: 13282 738922
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