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The Cambustay

8 Dalhousie Road , Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2SQ +44 1382780898

((((* British
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 12:00 - 23:00
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 - 24:00
Sunday: 12:30 - 22:30

A lovely evening with great food, and fantastic service by our waitress Liz.
Would highly recommend and definitely visit next time up here in Scotland.

Linda Rowlands 19 October 2016
from Buckhurst Hill

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Situated amongst lush gardens and within short walking distance from the beach, The Cambustay boasts traditional British pub cuisine in Broughty Ferry. The eclectic mismatched furnishings hint at the exotic history of the pub, where it thrived due to jute barons in Dundee importing from India.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Cambustay menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Cambustay ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The Cambustay is just a 6-minute drive from Broughty Ferry Train Station and 13 minutes from Dundee.

The Cambustay

8 Dalhousie Road , Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2SQ

Contact +44 1382480286
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Customer reviews for The Cambustay

3.9 ((((* (based on 21 reviews)
80% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (16)
  • lunch (12)
  • value (11)
  • child friendly (8)
  • private dining (5)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • business (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • large parties (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • views (1)
  • (**** 2 November 2016 by Derek Roy from Dundee

    Roast dinner adult and child was awful. Roast potatoes like stones! Hard and overlooked! Think was reheated. Lacking in gravy also. Hair on table cloth and eyelash on plate. Pudding platter for 2 - chocolate cake rock solid! Couldn't get spoon in it to cut! Waitress had rope type bracket on with long dangle bead which hung down into our platter! When she placed plate down.
    Lengthy time to wait on our food also for our table of 8. Very poor standard for such a lovely place!

  • ((((( 19 October 2016 by Linda Rowlands from Buckhurst Hill

    A lovely evening with great food, and fantastic service by our waitress Liz.
    Would highly recommend and definitely visit next time up here in Scotland.

  • ((((( 20 September 2016 by Kirsten Baird from Dundee

    We arrived for Sunday tea. We had an early booking. Service was quick. Sunday menu had a great choice. Bit of a wait for food to arrive buto the restaurant was really busy.
    Food was lovely and portion sizes were big, even the kids portions. Booking online was straight forward. Will definitely be back

  • ((((* 24 August 2016 by Gail from Dundee

    Relaxed atmosphere

  • (((** 9 August 2016 by Philip Hirst from Carnoustie

    We have eaten at the Cambustay many times and the food is usually very good. This time we were a party of four, three of us had the filet of Seabass, which was good, and one of us had sirloin steak, which was mostly fat and inedible. Fortunately they agreed we wouldn't have to pay for the steak, but a nice a nice meal would have been preferable.

  • ((((* 22 May 2016 by Anne Smeaton from Dundee

    Staff were lovely and the food was excellent.

  • ((((* 14 May 2016 by Ishbel Argo from Dundee

    Pleasant staff. Nice atmosphere. Efficient service. Good food

  • ((*** 16 February 2016 by Steven Milne from dundee

    The place was warm and cosy the staff were perfect the food wasn't that good

  • ((((( 2 February 2016 by Fiona Easton from Dundee

    Excellent choice, excellent service and good value for money. The staff go out of the way to help you and always make you feel very welcome.

  • ((((* 12 December 2015 by Adam Clark from Arbroath

    .Pleasant service,but a bit slow this week, but you were very busy.Food as good as usual. So glad your chef has not gone down the route of small portions of undercooked meat served with two spots of gravy and two green beans! Comfy surroundings.
    Will be back soon!

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