Must see restaurants in Aberdeen

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    Café 52

    This little haven of laid-back industrial chic – a high, narrow space lined with bare stonework, rough plaster and exposed ventilation ducts – serves some…

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    Top Choice

    Silver Darling

    The Silver Darling (an old Scottish nickname for herring) is the place for a special meal, housed in a former Customs office at the entrance to Aberdeen…

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    Moonfish Café

    The menu of this funky little eatery hidden on a backstreet concentrates on good-quality Scottish produce but draws its influences from cuisines all…

  • G

    Granite Park

    This smart and sophisticated restaurant and cocktail bar, tucked away on a quiet square, takes Scottish favourites such as sea trout, scallops and…

  • S

    Sand Dollar Café

    A cut above your usual seaside cafe – on sunny days you can sit at the wooden tables on the prom and share a bottle of chilled white wine, or choose from…

  • M

    Musa Art Cafe

    The bright paintings on the walls match the vibrant furnishings and smart gastronomic creations at this great cafe-restaurant, set in a former church. In…

  • A

    Angus & Ale

    Aberdeen Angus beef and craft beers are the speciality of this little gem in an alley off Union St, a small but sophisticated space decorated with…

  • B

    Bonobo Cafe

    Aberdeen has lagged behind a bit in the vegetarian-restaurant stakes, so it was good to see this 100% vegan cafe open in 2017. The menu runs from…

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    Ashvale Fish Restaurant

    This is the flagship, 200-seat branch of the Ashvale, an award-winning fish-and-chips restaurant famed for its quality haddock. The Ashvale Whale – a 1lb…