Saturday 7 – Sunday 15 September 2019
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Car Park Rave
Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
and many more
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Here’s some of the places offering an exclusive discount…
Arkive - 15% off womenswear
Arkive is one is Scotland’s leading independent fashion stores and first opened back in 1997. Stocking a wide variety of men’s and womenswear, Arkive is one of the coolest shops in Dundee. There’s an in-store barbershop, skateboard shop and resident DJs on Saturdays.
Assai Records - 10% Black Card discount
Dundee’s latest record shop, Assai Records actually opened in Broughty Ferry in 2015 and relocated to the city centre this August. They also have a store in Edinburgh. Assai Records stock new vinyl records, t-shirts, accessories and ProJect turntables. In addition Assai Records host gigs and events both instore and at local venues.
Beans and Berries - 15% off Sunday to Friday
70 Commercial St
Beans and Berries is a dessert and coffee house with a huge selection of waffles, ice cream, crepes, protein shakes, sundaes, smoothies and freak shakes. They also serve fantastic savoury paninis, tasty sandwiches and high quality coffee.Beans and Berries cater for both vegans and lactose intolerant customers and are renowned for their vegan pancakes.
Benjamin Barker - 15% Black Card discount
212a Perth Road
Twice named ‘Best Barbers’ at the Scottish Hairdressing Awards, Benjamin Barker is a high-end gentleman’s barbershop in the West End.They provide a first-class service, relaxed atmosphere and a complimentary beer within a traditional environment based on old-fashioned American barbershops.
Birchwood Food Emporium & Café - 20% off 8:30am – 10:30am & 4pm – 6pm, Monday to Friday
28 – 32 Commercial Street
(Not valid 01.12.19 to 06.01.20)
Birchwood Food Emporium & Cafe is Dundee’s leading independently-owned organic & wholefoods shop and cafe that sells fresh, locally produced, healthy produce; as well as providing a zero-waste/plastic-free shopping experience with the use of gravity dispensers. Birchwood is unique in style and quality and serves some of the best organic coffee in town.
Body Motiv8 - 15% Black Card discount, Monday – Wednesday, 7am – 8pm
30A South Tay Street
Body Motiv8 are a dedicated team offering a wide variety of services, from weight loss to injury rehabilitation. Whether it’s sports therapy, physiotherapy or nutrition, Body Motiv8provide the expert advice that will enable you to achieve fitness goals that you have always dreamt of.
Body Tone Warehouse - 15% Black Card discount
10 Main St
No matter what your sport, nutrition is essential; however it is often the most difficult factor to get right. Body Tone Warehouse give the advice that will ensure you achieve your goals as quickly as possible and supply all the products you need; at prices you can’t beat.
Charlie Taylor Hair and Beauty - 15% off services over £30.00
95 – 101 Nethergate
Charlie Taylor Hair and Beauty have a strong reputation, high standards and affordable prices.They offer a wide range of hairdressing and beauty servicesincluding facial treatments and advice on skin problems.Follow them on Instagram and see some of their award-winning work.
Charlie Waffles - 20% Black Card discount
Charlie Waffles & Co is a new luxury ice cream and dessert parlour. They serve some of Dundee’s best ice cream and are open seven days a week until late. Go and visit; this is some of the best dairy ice cream that you will ever taste!
Don Michele - 20% Black Card discount
177-179 Perth Rd
Don Michele is a family-run restaurant specialising in authentic Italian dining. They have a varied menu of freshly prepared dishes that will tempt all palates. From fish and pizza, to meat and pasta; Don Michele is perfect for that home-like Italian atmosphere, where everyone is welcomed as family and friends.
Eight Yards - Keith Scott Kilts - 25% off hire and sales
Eight Yards respect quality, tradition and craftsmanship and will help you choose Scottish menswear with timeless, sartorial style. The advice, attention to detail and assistance Eight Yards provide are all reasons why their customers come back again and again.
Gentry Barbers - 10% Black Card discount
282 Perth Road
Gentry Barbers is a small, busy, traditional barbershop with a friendly relaxed atmosphere. They have served the students of Dundee for the last 14 years, offering both traditional and fashion styles to suit all.Situated at the top of Dundee’s bustling Perth Road Gentry Barbers provide quality cuts at great prices.
The Hair Lounge - 50% off colour, Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Hair Lounge is a long established unisex salon in the heart of the city centre, who also offer a variety of beauty services.Their highly skilled team of stylists specialise in both male and female colours and cutsand have been recently nominated in the Dundee Business Awards for Best Salon.
The Health Store - 10% Black Card discount
Established in 1970, the Health Store is an independent, family-run health store specialising in whole foods, supplements, vegetarian and vegan friendly foods, sports nutrition and much more. Situated in Dundee city centre, the Health Store is a hub for your cooking needs; helping with aches & pains and providing health advice.
Hepburns Nail Lounge - 20% Black Card discount
22 -24 Commercial Street
Check-out Hepburns if you’re looking for gorgeous nails and some of the best beauty treatments in Dundee. They’ll make you feel great and will ensure that your precious ‘me time’ is quality pamper time! Whether it’s a quick wax or an indulgent pedicure – you will leave Hepburns feeling happy and confident!
iartsupplies - 15% Black Card discount
59 Perth Road
iartsupplies on Perth Road is Dundee’s only independent art and craft supplies shop. With pens, pencils, markers, paint, sketchbooks and much more, they have 1000s of quality products to choose from, mostly imported from Holland. iartsupplies are open Monday to Saturday from 10am.
Icebreaker Comedy - £2 off tickets with Black Card
4 City Square
Every Saturday night Icebreaker Comedy brings the best comedians to Henry’s Coffee House in the City Square. Each weekend they showcase award winning and critically acclaimed comedians, from up-and-coming stand-ups to legends of the circuit. For more details check https://icebreakercomedy.co.uk/
Jen Valentine - 20% Black Card discount, Tuesday – Thursday
278 Blackness Road
Jen Valentineis an award-winning nail andbeauty salon based in the heart of the West End. They offer a variety of beauty treatments including gel polish, nail enhancements, brows, Browjam, lashes, spray tans and Lycon Waxing.
Kobee - 15% off a la carte menu (Drinks not included)
42 Dock St
From succulent steaks and burgers, to mouth-watering seafood and Pan Asian dishes; at Kobee all the dishes are freshly prepared and use only the best locally sourced ingredients. For an evening you will never forget, make sure you experience their speciality Teppanyaki shows!
Le Freak Records - 20% Black Card discount
159 Perth Road
Le Freak Records is a wee record shop situated on the Perth Road and catering for all music tastes. In addition to selling lots of records, they host in-store gigs and DJs from all around Scotland. Even if you don’t have a record player, they would love to meet you, so just pop-in for a beer and a blether!
Lovetts - 20% off haircuts Monday to Thursday
12 Exchange St
Lovetts is a traditional barbershop offering a large variety of styles and are located on one of Dundee’s coolest streets. Lovetts have been trading for over five years and are well known for supporting the local community. They are open Monday to Saturday, closing at 7pm during the week.
McCalls of Dundee - 15% off hire and 15% off sales - Discount not valid with another offer
McCalls are one of Scotland’s leading Highlandwear outfitters; supplying tailored kilts and high-quality hire outfits. They have a wide selection of hire tartans, from traditional to contemporary, including their exclusive Pride range. McCalls are proud of their customer service and affordability – pop in and find your perfect outfit.
Mexican Grill - 20% off Monday to Thursday (Drinks not included)
24 Castle Street
Currently listed by Tripadvisor as one of the top five Mexican restaurants in Dundee, the Mexican Grill serves authentic cuisine and cocktails. The head chef has 17 years’ experience cooking Mexican food and uses a wide range of herbs and spices sourced from Latin America. The Mexican Grill also serves vegetarian/vegan friendly and gluten-free dishes.
Mozza - Black Card discount tbc
13 Whitehall St
Neapolitan pizza is no ordinary pizza; this is the real deal originating from Naples, with the best taste and the perfect fusion of ingredients. At Mozza they only make the finest Neapolitan pizza. Wood-fired by skilled Pizzaiolo, every pizza is cooked to perfection in just 60 passionate seconds.
Muchacho - 20% off main food options (Excludes extras, sides and drinks)
Muchacha believe the best food in the world is Mexican street food; always fresh, colourful, full of flavour and no complications. Muchacha provides the authentic flavour of Mexican street food, bringing the warm, buzzing feel of the Mexican streets straight to Dundee.
Oh So Gorgeous Hairdressing - 20% off cut and colour services, Tuesday – Thursday
Queens Hotel Buildings, Nethergate
This award-winning salon with five-star reviews and a wide range of services, offers Black Card holders an amazing 20% discount when they book mid-week. Oh So Gorgeous are located at the Queens Hotel Buildings on the Nethergate, just on the edge of Campus, so check them out now!
Oshibori - 10% Black Card discount
Oshibori restaurant mixes classical Japanese food, culture and service. Founded by The Royal Scottish Academy award-winning artist and chef, Usman Malik, every dish is an art form and full of satisfying flavors that will charm all your senses. Oshibori offers a beautiful, yet traditional dining that gives customers the most memorable experience.
Pallas Beauty - 15% off when you spend over £25, Monday – Wednesday
Pallas Beauty is a small friendly salon located in the West End. They provide a professional service in a relaxed environment. Being a young and dynamic salon, Pallas Beauty continually strive to provide their clients with the most innovative treatments on the market.
The Pancake Place - 25% off all food, Tuesday – Friday, 3pm to 6pm
The Pancake Place is a small family-run restaurant, serving home-cooked food in a relaxed and friendly environment. Founded in 1973, initially their menu concentrated on pancakes but has expanded over the years to include a wide variety of other dishes.
Party Wizard - 15% Black Card discount
Party Wizard specialise in all aspects of fancy dress for all purposes, from full costumes to accessories, especially for Halloween and Cosplay. They also sell helium balloons for all party requirements together with party banners and candles.
Party Wizard pride themselves on their customer service and welcoming people to their shop.
Pure Beauty - 20% off full price beauty treatments, excludes courses and products - Can’t be used in conjunction with any other offer
Located in Dundee’s West End, Pure Beauty is an award-winning beauty salon that was established in 2003. Jennifer and her team of qualified therapists provide excellent beauty treatments in a peaceful and relaxing environment along with a high level of customer service.
The Quirky Coo - 10% off instore purchases
The Quirky Coo stocks a broad mix of gifts ensuring you find the perfect present for just about anyone! They specialise in well-made gifts, that are a little bit different and support independent, home grown talent. Whether you’re looking for a gift for a wedding, engagement, new home, birthday or a retirement; they have it nailed!
Redberry Dessert Parlour - Black Card discount tbc
5 Crichton Street
The award-winning Redberry Dessert Parlour was voted one of the top 20 ice cream shops in Scotland. They serve freshly made Belgian waffles and crepes, alongside Tango Ice Blasts and a large selection of ice cream. If you’re spoilt for choice,their friendly staff are happy to make a recommendation.
Rivertown - £2 off, on top of existing student discount
Rivertown is a barbershop and lifestyle store offering high quality and independent clothing, products and haircuts. They host regular nights with live music, DJs and free beer. Rivertown operate on both an appointment and walk-in basis, however advise you to book at the weekend via their link on Instagram, @uzi_rivertown
Spex Pistols - 20% Black Card discount
4 Johnston’s Lane
Tucked away in Dundee’s cultural quarter, optical boutique Spex Pistols stocks a wide variety of designer, vintage and classic frames. In fact Spex Pistols offers something for every pocket, personality and profile and can often upgrade lenses for free. If you wear glasses of any sort – a visit to Spex Pistols is a must!
Taza - 20% off from 5pm onwards. No split bills. Excludes: Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and Christmas Day.
“Taza” means “fresh” in Hindi. Taza on the City Quay is an Indian restaurant with a permanent buffet offering a wide selection of food all of the time. Taza pride themselves on making their food the best available.
Urban Print - 10% Black Card discount
57 Perth Rd
Urban Print offer a comprehensive print and design service. They pride themselves on providing top quality products along with the highest level of customer care. From flyers and posters, to dissertation binding and archival-quality fine-art prints, Urban Print provide the products, quality and service that you seek.