Things to see and do - Aberdeen
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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.
Tourist attractions Aberdeen : Things to see and do
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..
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 ..
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..
Inverlair House, West North Street GB - Aberdeen AB24 5AS
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Guild Street GB - Aberdeen AB11 6NF
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Baronial style and awe-inspiring turrets on the outside. Inside: modern bedrooms and a brand new, informal yet elegant restaurant and wine bar. It is Soprano’s aim to be the finest hotel in the city – vibrant, stylish, really friendly and with excep..
43-45 Market Street GB - Aberdeen AB11 5EL
Dating back to 1856, Aberdeen Douglas Hotel is located in the heart of Aberdeen's historical city centre and offers stylish accommodation with antique furniture and free WiFi access throughout. The hotel features an on-site bar and restaurant, a 24-h..
27-29 Union Ter GB - AB10 1NN Aberdeen
Simple, modern seafood restaurant with seascapes on the walls and chatty, genuine service. Flavoursome cooking mixes the modern and the classic - the lunch-cum-pre-theatre menu is good value. All wines are available by the glass.
Pocra Quay, North Pier GB - AB11 5DQ Aberdeen
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.
52-60 Langstane Pl. GB - AB11 6EN Aberdeen
51 Huntly St GB - AB10 1TH Aberdeen
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.
10 North Silver St. GB - AB10 1RL Aberdeen
Modernised granite townhouse featuring an airy bar with lime green furniture and a more intimate mezzanine restaurant. Choose between a concise set menu and a 5 course tasting selection. Service is attentive and knowledgeable.
53 Langstane Pl GB - AB11 6EN Aberdeen
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.