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The Wine Press

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Superb Attentive Service

Cannot recommend highly enough. We went in with a guide dog and had superb attentive service... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
alex m
Dundee, United Kingdom
via mobile
Light lunch

We have visited this bar through its many incarnations, it was the place we met, so its a special... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Iain S
via mobile
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16 Shore Terrace, Dundee DD1 3DN, Scotland
+44 1382 204444
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All reviews wine bar hummus great selection of wines baked camembert charcuterie sharing platter oatcakes food platters outdoor seating area great attentive staff spanish omelette cold monday evening pies lovely sunday relaxed atmosphere itison voucher few drinks
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cannot recommend highly enough. We went in with a guide dog and had superb attentive service. Really caring staff, brought dog water. Great wine and drinks menu, superb antipasti platter and all service understated and effortless. Thank you so so much for a lovely evening....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have visited this bar through its many incarnations, it was the place we met, so its a special place. The press is a great change and certainly fits in the new Dundee! The staff are amazing very laid back and not in your face,...More

Thank Iain S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely welcome, delicious food and a great selection of wine. Also didn’t mind us suppling our own surprise birthday cake

Thank m t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can;t talk about the wine as we were both driving, but they seem a bit confused by what they want to be. The charcuterie and cheese boards seem like a French bistro, but then there are tapas on the back. To add to that, there's...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been a while since we have been here. Good again. Lovely wine nice atmosphere. We also had the cheese board. Very nice afternoon.

Thank AlanG1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although this place cannot be booked at weekends, decided to give it a go as its close to Caird Hall and we weren't needing a full blown meal. we actually got a table right away even though the place was basically full. We had a...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

From the getting when we walked in, the amazing food, the relaxed atmosphere and outstanding service, a visit to Dundee always had to include the wine press

Thank GerryD74
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Love wine press, the staff are super knowledgeable but I just feel there is a total disconnect between their aesthtic and their values. The place is very French rustic/traditional but the staff look punk rock, and the music is a touch too loud and out...More

2  Thank Emzralz
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We had been before and loved it but this time not a good experience. Told there would be a 20 min wait for food but we waited for over an hour and this just for a cold platter. The staff were not very helpful when...More

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

As a disabled person very disappointed there is no accessible toilet and when asked a member of staff where disabled facilities were she abruptly replied go over car park to bird & bear....not the answer I was looking for....won't be in any rush to meet...More

Thank Jacky S
Stuart S, Manager at The Wine Press, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Dear Mrs Sinclair, I am sorry to hear that the message was abruptly communicated to you. This is not our usual practice for this. Unfortunately due to being a listed building there is little we can do with the reconstruction of the layout. We have...More

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Gail M
17 December 2017|
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Response from Donna-Marie L | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we walked in and got a table straight away. I can imagine it will be busy but worth the wait
2 November 2016|
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Response from Gayle C | Property representative |
Hi Neil, We allow dogs at any time and love getting a visit from some furry friends. There are no restrictions as such but we would ask you to keep larger dogs off the furniture. We'll hopefully see you sometime... More
21 January 2016|
Response from james h | Reviewed this property |
Other than being a customer I have no connection to the wine bar. Your the exact reason why people avoid tripadvisor, if you didn't enjoy your time at the said restaurant/wine bar..... Don't go back. It's as simple as that... More