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We are a family-run bar and restaurant located directly on the banks of the River Tay in Newport, Fife. With its stunning backdrop of Dundee and the surrounding areas, Boat Brae is the perfect place to meet for coffee and cake, grab a drink or enjoy a meal. Sourcing local wherever we can, we pride ourselves on serving top-quality food and drinks with a welcoming service.

pebbles on the beach at Boat Brae
"This is a building which now exists to bring happiness to all who go inside."

- The Courier



Boat Brae offers a brasserie-style menu consisting of fish, vegan and meat dishes which is available throughout the whole building. You will find small bites, main courses and sharing boards to suit the mood and occasion. We do our best to cater for all dietary requirements, making sure everybody at the table can enjoy the menu. We use numerous local suppliers for both our food and drinks menus and strive to provide our customers with a top-quality offering. Click on the links below to see our current menus.

pebbles on the beach at boat brae
"Thoughtful, skillfull and considered preparation of fresh ingredients."



By making a booking at Boat Brae you agree to our reservation and cancellation terms.

Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the booking and they must be made on the phone or in an email to Please note that leaving a message on our answering machine will not be considered a valid cancellation.

Boat Brae requires credit/debit card details to secure bookings of 5 people or more.

In the event that tables of 5 or more cancel their table after the notice period or they fail to show up for the reservation, the restaurant reserves the right to charge a fee of £25 per person. For tables of 4 or less, Boat Brae reserves the right to mark your booking as a no show which we then see next time you go to make a booking.

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