The Ultimate Hen Do in Dundee 2023!
Planning a Hen Do in Dundee? Look no further, as this guide will help you plan an unforgettable night!
Are you a maid of honour ready to organise activities for the girls for a hen do? Are you a bride wanting to live the hen party dream? Do you know someone that had a fab hen weekend at Duck Slattery’s Showbar or Club Tropicana and Venga in Dundee and want to see the city for yourself? Well search no further, because we have got you covered!
In this blog post, we will discuss all the best places to eat and drink, exciting activities for you to spend you day and evening on as well as hotels to stay in when you visit Dundee for a hen party. Dundee really has it all!
Where to Go Out For Your Dundee Hen Do
If you’re looking for a wild night out, Dundee is the place to be!
Duck Slattery’s Showbar
Duck Slattery’s Showbar is the number 1 location for a hennys in Dundee! Known for its excellent live shows the Big Saturday Night Show is not to be missed! With live music, dance alongs, mass karaoke, disco bingo and more Duck Slattery’s Showbar has an atmosphere like no other! They offer fully customisable drinks packages to cater to your groups drinking needs, including specific packages for hen dos!
Their Hen Do package includes free entry for 10 guests, a bottle of spirits with 2x mixers and either a bottle of prosecco or a tray of shots, depending on what you’d prefer. Bigger party? Add another package!
What a way to kick the party into gear for your hen do! Bookings can be made here.
Club Tropicana and Venga
Club Tropicana and Venga are two of the most popular clubs in Dundee, and for good reason! They both have a great atmosphere, with plenty of music and dancing to keep you entertained all night long! Themed between the 80’s and the 90’s you can dance and drink till 3am! Another popular location for a hen do with many drinks packages available to see you through the night!
Their VIP Hen Do package includes entry for up to 10 guests, a bottle of spirits with mixers and either a bottle of prosecco or a tray of shots. Club Tropicana and Venga love hen dos, and offer a free bottle of prosecco to all brides-to-be! Bookings can be made here.
Where to Eat and Drink in Dundee for your Hen Do
We believe that the best way to start (or end!) your Dundee henny is with brunch!
Whether you’re starting early with a boozy brunch, or taking it slow, Dundee has some of the best brunch spots!
Pancakes? Eggs Benedict? Full English? The Cannon has it all in their quaint city centre brunch spot. They’re open 7 days a week from 10am – 4pm. They don’t take bookings, so get down early to secure your table – it gets busy!
The Braes is the best spot for a Boozy Brunch in Dundee! Located near the University of Dundee on Perth Road, they offer a delicious choice of food, such as breakfast burgers, waffles, pizzas and full Scottish breakfasts! For £28pp, enjoy 6 drinks, such as prosecco, gins, and even cocktails alongside your meal. Bookings can be made here.
Vandal and Co.
At Vandal and Co., they believe brunch is the best meal of the day. At their eclectic city centre eatery, they serve meals such as steak, burgers, pancakes and waffles. They serve a Bottoms Up Brunch (available Friday – Sunday, 12pm – 4pm). Where you can enjoy a meal and two handcrafted cocktails of your choice (or fizz) for £19.50pp. What a way to get the party started! Bookings can be made here.
You’re going to need to fill up for the big night – so why not make the most of it and enjoy a fabulous dinner at one of our recommendations? Here are some of our favourites, to suit all budgets.
In the mood for some Turkish food? Mila’s is a must! Their gorgeous restaurant, located right in the city centre, showcases the very best of Turkish cuisine, from grilled meat kebabs to seafood plates. Bookings can be made over the phone on 01382 203777.
The Selkie is an intimate, family run destination within Dundee’s city centre. They serve delicious tapas, perfect for sharing with your hen party, and offer their “Chef’s Selection” 3 or 5 tapas dishes, selected specially by the chef, plus breads, oils, olives and salads for £16/£22 per person. Bookings can be made here.
Partial to some sushi? How about some ramen? Enjoy a delicious meal in Oshibori’s stunning restaurant, where you can eat outside in their Japanese themed garden, or inside in their beautifully dramatic decorated restaurant. Oshibori use local ingredients to create delicious, authentic meals. Bookings can be made here.
Day-time Activities for your Hen Do
Fancy a new hairdo? What about getting your nails done? Dundee has some amazing treat-yourself options!
Three times Scottish hairdresser of the year, Charlie Taylor’s is located perfectly in the city centre on Perth Road, they offer a wide range of services to get you ready for the big day. From cut and style to colour and texture, they have the experience and expertise to give you the perfect look. Whether it’s hair, lashes, nails, facials or make-up, the team at Charlie Taylor’s know what they’re doing! Bookings can be made here.
Fancy a spa day before the big night? How about visiting Yu Spa for the day! Their city quay location offers everything you need for a day of relaxation – a swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room and a wide range of treatments. Their day packages include a light tasty lunch, a range of treatments, full use of facilities, a fluffy bathrobe, slippers and a spa gift set to take home. Day packages start from £120 (weekend price). Bookings can be made here.
Escape room pro or complete newbie? Work together with your bridal party to try and escape! Escape Dundee has four different rooms to try – The Da Vinci Room, Witchcraft and Wizardry, Prison Breakout, and Overthrone, all with a different story behind them! With its city centre location, you can easily grab some drinks after you make it out (that’s if you do!).
Where to Stay for your Dundee Hen Do
Having a good night sleep at the end of your night is always important, and Dundee has some amazing options for accommodation – but here are our top picks.
Hampton by Hilton Dundee City Centre
Want to stay close to the action but still enjoy a little luxury? The Hampton by Hilton Dundee City Centre is the perfect choice! They have plenty of amenities, including parking (£10 a day), free WiFi, connecting rooms, a fitness centre and a free hot breakfast – the perfect hangover cure! Dundee’s favourite hen do destination, Duck Slattery’s and Club Tropicana is only a 30 second walk away!
Prices start from £66 a night, bookings can be made here.
Travelodge Dundee Central
Looking to stay central but not break the budget? How about staying in a trusty Travelodge? The hotel chain is known for its affordable rooms, and with its perfect location is a great option! Amenities include free parking (first come first served), the option to add on breakfast and WiFi (£3 for 24 hours).
Prices start from £30 a night, bookings can be made here.
Looking to splash the cash on your special night? How about enjoying a little luxury at Malmaison Dundee? This Victorian style chic hotel has gorgeous views of the River Tay and hosts a French brasserie and stylish cocktail bar. Other amenities include being a 2 minute walk from the train station, free WiFi and gorgeous suites.
Prices start from £66, bookings can be made here.