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172 @ The Caird

172 Nethergate, Dundee, United Kingdom, DD1 4HN
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12 noon - 22.30

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome

About 172 @ The Caird

172 At The Caird is a unique, vibrant, one-of-a-kind new eatery in the heart of Dundee. Transforming the historic Caird House into a place for casual and fine dining, it combines ancient charm with modern comforts to offer authentic Scottish cuisine with a tantalising Mediterranean twist.

The two beautiful restaurants and chic, elegant bar, overlooks the historic River Tay. While a state-of-the-art kitchen and innovative menus ensures there is always something for everyone at 172 At The Caird.

Cuisine: Mediterranean
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 17 November 2018

Really good ! Accomadated kids with no problems. Pity about double booking up stairs but all went well.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 November 2018

Staff were very attentive however some were lacking in basic hospitality training. The man with the glasses wasn't very good at waiting tables. He was so impatient when we were trying to order from the wine list and didn't even take the list away after we had given our order. He was clearly more suited to working in a more casual dining atmosphere. No fresh napkin given for dessert too. We were also served by 4 different members of staff. And there was no toilet paper in the ladies. Overall good experience but twice it's been let down by chaotic waiting staff that need to attend a basic course in hospitality service.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 November 2018

Fantastic graduation celebration meal. Service was excellent. Can’t fault anything. It was a perfect afternoon & just what we wanted.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

Had a lovley time,, warm welcome and very. Nice cocktails,on bar area,before,being shown to our table. Excellent !,

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Visited On Friday, 09 November 2018

Food, service, value (with Itison) all excellent. Great menu choice and the cocktails are fabulous. I recommend the cheesecake cocktail. The restaurant lighting can be slightly gloomy at lunch time but in the evening it’s perfect.

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Visited On Friday, 02 November 2018

we were at your cocktail making session on Friday night. all our company really enjoyed themselves. well worth the money thank you for a great night

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

Food was amazing and service was friendly.

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Visited On Friday, 02 November 2018

Amazing value with the itison voucher

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Visited On Friday, 26 October 2018

Food and service was fantastic. The area where we were sitting was really cold and down stairs in the toilet area was extremely cold too. Other than that we had a fantastic night and moved through to the bar for drinks so whole night was spent in the caird. Fantastic

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Amazing value for money and great food

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Lovely surroundings, nice atmosphere & staff courteous

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Visited On Monday, 08 October 2018

This was the 3rd Cocktail making experience I have done but the first one at 172 @ The Caird. Comparing the 3 this was by far the best value. For £35 we had a 2 course meal, excellent portion size and standard, followed by a 2 hours cocktail making experience. We went to the upstairs bar and were greeted with a glass of prosecco. We each got to make 3 cocktails and were also given some shots. IA generous serving of Tapas was also laid on but we were all too full from our earlier meal to devour it all! Would highly recommend and would do it again.

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Visited On Monday, 08 October 2018

What a gem 172 @ The Caird is. All of our party admired the setting. Food portions were generous, service was great. Will be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 23 September 2018

I love going to 172 @ the Caird , always a happy and great time

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Visited On Friday, 21 September 2018

Fantastic food and cocktails however menu was very limited which would stop us returning. Service was fantastic - waiter was polite and efficient.

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Visited On Friday, 31 August 2018

Had a lovely meal and cocktails were amazing thank you so much will definitely be back

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Visited On Saturday, 11 August 2018

This is the second function we have had here this year, can't fault anything, the only downside is there is no beer on draught upstairs in function suite & you have to run up & downstairs to get a pint.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 August 2018

Had a very enjoyable meal and cocktails 2 for 10 pounds are amazing

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Visited On Tuesday, 07 August 2018

Had a fabulous delicious lunch at 172 Caird it has a varied menu with reasonable prices the atmosphere in the dining area us lively and atmospheric . The only snag was that Owe had to wait a while for our order to be taken as only 2 servers were on and the place was full . Saying that this did not put me off and I would thoroughly recommend dining there .

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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

Cocktail making class was excellent and the bar staff made the experience even better

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Visited On Sunday, 22 July 2018

Awesome and fantastic would sum up the experience I had at 172. They serviced over 100 of my team over 4 nights and everything was perfect. Claire - the manager ran these nights with perfection and cannot thank the chefs/kitchen staff and the overall team enough. Very memorable and wouldn't hesitate to recommend or visit here again.

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Our latest dinner at The Caird 172, excellent as always. Keep up the sterling work!

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Visited On Friday, 22 June 2018

We want to say that the waiting staff that served us were great. We gave 1 star for service because the food was very slow to come out and the place was not particularly busy. Equally we had all pre-ordered the meal so they knew what we were having. The lamb in the main course was rather tough as well. Overall enjoyed the experience but the service let it down.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 June 2018

We chose this venue to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary...... what a day we had, it was fabulous. Part of the outdoor seating area was set aside for approx 35people with buffet. The buffet was 1st class and all our guests commented about the quality of the food. All in all a very enjoyable day was had by all. Thank you to staff and management.

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Visited On Thursday, 21 June 2018

I booked 172 @ The Caird for my graduation meal. I had the best time- could not be happier with the service and the food and menu was excellent! It was also really lovely not to be required to give our table back after the meal as this meant we could sit in the bar and have a drink before the meal. The whole experience was really special and I would not hesitate to recommend.

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