Where to eat in Aberdeen

This part of Scotland is known for its local food and drink including fresh seafood, Aberdeen Angus Beef and whisky, as well as famous brands including BrewDog and Mackie’s of Scotland. See our top picks for great places to eat in Aberdeen.

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An intimate dinner

It’s all about the arty ambience, at Musa, on Exchange Street. This hipster hangout doubles as a gallery and music venue, naturally. It’s good grub too – everything from veggie burgers to pork belly pate. 

A late brunch

Tuck into delicious vegetarian and vegan grub at Foodstory Café, in Thistle Street. Choose from a variety of toasts with tasty toppings, but with heavenly homemade soup, scrumptious pancakes and delicious porridge with fruit compote, why limit yourself to toast?   


Good things come in small, spicy packages at Lahore Karahi,on King Street. Its traditional Pakistani dishes will have your taste-buds tingling. Try the namesake Karahi – spicy chicken or lamb on the bone, cooked in a flat-bottomed pot. They also have a chocolate naan which is worth a try.

Street food

Given Aberdeen's variable weather, being able to eat street food indoors is a big plus. Thaikhun, gives you the chance to sample Bangkok-style street food sitting down, but you can also take away the stir fries, noodle dishes and curries. A three-chilli warning on the Phao Kee Mao tells you it will really warm you up on a cold day