Aberdeen has been hailed as the perfect city for foodie travellers – according to the BBC Best Places to Eat Guide. If you’re new to the city or simply want to find out more about the booming restaurant scene that’s blossoming, we’ve got to the answers to all your questions.
Sometimes, a hearty home-cooked meal is just the ticket and amongst a cosmopolitan dining scene in the city you’ll find some excellent British restaurants in Aberdeen. Here are just a handful to try:
Where can I find good Indian restaurants in Aberdeen?
If you want a break from the traditional and like your food with a touch of spice, discover some of the best Indian restaurants in the city:
Where are the top Italian restaurants in Aberdeen?
Pizza, pasta, grilled meat, fresh seafood, deep-filled calzone, garlic bread – there’s no shortage of mouth-watering dishes to enjoy at an Italian restaurant. The good news is that there are lots of Italian restaurants in Aberdeen, including this selection:
Whether you live in the city centre, north or south of the river, you’ll find top restaurants in Aberdeen. The best restaurants in the middle of town include Howies, Mi Amore, Shri Bheema’s and Rustico, to name just a few.
If you’re on a shopping mission and need somewhere to eat, you’ll be pleased to discover restaurants in the Union Square Shopping Centre, including Italian chain Ask, Mexican eateries Barburrito and Chiquito, and Frankie and Benny’s. If you’re taking a trip to the coast, Aberdeen’s closest beach restaurants include Bella Italia and bistro-style Sand Dollar Café.
Looking for more foodie inspiration? Check out this list of Aberdeen’s 10 Best Restaurants and Pubs, courtesy of Culture Trip.
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It’s fair to say I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with shopping, particularly at the Trafford Centre. The one thing that gets me through the sometimes-necessary trips to such places is the hope of finding somewhere good to dine when I’m finished. You’d think that’d be easy at the Trafford Centre, after all there are over 50 places to eat and drink. Although the majority are either coffee shops or the usual sort of chains you can find on any retail park - from Pizza Express and Nando’s to T.G.I Fridays and Frankie & Benny’s - there are several more interesting options too.