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Facing the North Sea, the “Granite City” is a major fishing port and the petro-capital of Europe. The pleasant streets of its centre are lively with businessmen, students, seafarers and tourists, who can alleviate the overall impression of greyness by strolling in its parks or along its beach. Aberdeen is also at the end of the Dee Valley, with its many castles awaiting discovery by those heading inland towards whisky country.

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Tourist attractions Aberdeen : Things to see and do

  • Gardens of Crathes Castle Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    A93 GB - Banchory AB31 5QJ

    The lifetime work of Sir James and Lady Burnett, these gardens combine a wide variety of forms, colours and scents. Yew hedges dating from 1702 separate the predominantly red and yellow Pool Garden from the two formal French gardens, the Fountain (sh..

  • Mercat Cross Recommended Recommended

    GB - Aberdeen AB23

    This handsome market cross, adorned with a unicorn, frieze, medallion portraits and coats of arms, dates from 1686. It stands at the old centre of the town where all public punishments and proclamations took place. Its name is a reminder that in the ..

  • Art Gallery Recommended Recommended

    Schoolhill GB - Aberdeen AB10 1FQ

    In a pink and grey granite building by AM Mackenzie, this collection focuses on contemporary works, as well as examples by local artists including William Dyce (a precursor of the Pre-Raphaelites) and William McTaggart (whose style is evocative of th..

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Hotels Aberdeen

  • Carmelite Hotel

    Stirling Street GB - Aberdeen AB11 6JU

    Carmelite is a boutique hotel with free Wi-Fi in public areas, set amongst the nightlife of Aberdeen’s centre. It has a stylish bar and restaurant with relaxing sofas, cocktails and a creative menu. There are shops, a casino and theatre within 50 m..

  • Jurys Inn Aberdeen Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Union Square, Guild Street GB - Aberdeen AB11 5RG

    Prix Prices from : 56 £

    Located next to both the Union Square Shopping Centre and Aberdeen Rail Station, the Jurys Inn Aberdeen is just a 5-minute walk from Union Street’s shops, bars and restaurants. A 24-hour reception is provided and all rooms have air conditioning. Bre..

  • Rox Hotel Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    17 - 23 Market Street GB - Aberdeen AB11 5PY

    Prix Prices from : 60 £

    Situated within the heart of Aberdeen, this four-star hotel features stunning classical and contemporary design, luxurious rooms with modern decoration, a free gym, and stylish, modern restaurant. With black granite bathrooms, velvet cushions, and r..

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Restaurants Aberdeen

  • Rendezvous at Nargile Quite comfortable restaurant 

    106-108 Forest Ave GB - Aberdeen AB15 4UP

    Bright, refreshing neighbourhood restaurant set opposite the Rendezvous Gallery. All-day menus offer plenty of choice, with cooking influenced by the Mediterranean and in particular, Turkey. Banquet meals are a highlight. Cheerful service.

  • Yorokobi by CJ Quite comfortable restaurant 

    51 Huntly St GB - Aberdeen AB10 1TH

    Popular Japanese restaurant with a name meaning 'joyous bliss'; C is for chef and J is for Jang, who takes on that role. Flavourful, authentic, good value Japanese and Korean dishes; try one of the sizzling platters or a Korean pot dish.

  • Yatai Quite comfortable restaurant 

    53 Langstane Pl GB - Aberdeen AB11 6EN

    Atmospheric Japanese restaurant in the style of a laid-back izakaya. The ground floor has a wooden counter and a robata grill; upstairs is airy and intimate. Menus offer tasty, authentic dishes - the sushi, sashimi and maki are highlights.

  • bauhaus Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    52-60 Langstane Pl. GB - Aberdeen AB11 6EN

  • Fusion Comfortable restaurant 

    10 North Silver St GB - Aberdeen AB10 1RL

    Modernised granite townhouse featuring an airy bar with striking lime green furniture and a more intimate mezzanine restaurant. Grazing and grills at lunch and in the bar in the evening; concise set price dinners in the restaurant.

  • Silver Darling Comfortable restaurant 

    Pocra Quay, North Pier GB - Aberdeen AB11 5DQ

    Attractively set at the port entrance, on the top floor of the castellated former customs house. Floor to ceiling windows make the most of the superb view. Neatly presented, classical dishes; excellent quality seafood is a highlight.

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