Walking through the door of “Braithwaite’s” coffee and tea merchants on Castle Street is like stepping back in time. Trading since the 19th century, Braithwaite’s roasts its own coffee beans on the premises using a secret age-old method.

Specialist cheese deli “The Cheesery” on the atmospheric Exchange Street stocks local and continental cheeses and has a loyal customer base with people travelling miles to shop there.

In the next street you’ll find the artfully presented “Birchwood Food Emporium & Cafe” – an organic grocery story with juice bar, stocking artisan bread and cupboard essentials for all specialist diets.

Fraser’s Fruit and Veg (pictured) is a popular greengrocer’s on neighbourly Perth Road selling local fruit and veg and a rotating range of soup bags which are so famous, they’re featured in a Frasers Soup cookery book!

Explore Dundee Eats for more on the food provenance and the drink retailers in the city.

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