Event Preview: Urban Food Fest at Overgate in Dundee

Urban food Overgate Dundee

Three-day Christmas market this weekend at Overgate Dundee

Overgate in Dundee city centre are holding a three-day Christmas market run by URBAN FOOD FEST. Located just outside Costa, between the centre and The Steeple, the vibrant Christmas market will bring colourful street food and drink trucks to cheer everyone up from this horrible weather.

Urban food Overgate Dundee

There will be a giant covered yurt decorated with vintage furniture and seating, and plenty of outdoor heaters, so you’ll be kept warm and dry.

Food on offer will be both sweet and savoury, including:
PRIME STREET FOOD serving Asian and Mexican fusion burgers made with local meats, chickpea, tomato and pesto burgers, and chips with lemon and parmesan.

WILD FIRE PIZZA serving homemade wood-fired pizza with meat and vegetarian toppings including roasted vegetables, olives, salami, fresh basil, mozzarella and goats cheese.

Overgate pizzaWILD AND SMOKY serving barbecued roast pork, steak burger, smoked mac ‘n’ cheese, moinks (smoked meatballs wrapped in bacon in barbecue sauce), festive smoked turkey, and chips (crispy fried in beef dripping).

THE PRAGUE SHACK serving beef goulash with dumplings, duck confit with braised red cabbage and dumplings, chicken schnitzel with Christmassy potato salad and Czech rosti with spices & sauerkraut.

THE CREPE SHACK serving a selection of sweet and savoury crepes including an indulgent s’more crepe and a selection of cold drinks.

THE LITTLE TIPPLE TRAILER serving local treats including the marmalade-inspired Dundee Gin, 71 Brewing craft beers, Ogilvy spirit cocktails and Cairn o’ Mohr cider, as well as mulled wine and Baileys hot chocolate.

Food will be accessibly priced between £4 and £10. All traders will take cash and most will accept credit card payment too.

As well as the delish food on offer,  Overgate’s SANTAGRAM grotto will also be launching this Friday and runs until the 23rd of December.


12pm – 10pm this Friday 15th and Saturday 16th and 12pm – 7pm on Sunday 17th December.


Overgate, Dundee

See you there!




I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

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