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Kings College Aberdeen's main dish is an uncomplicated rowie - a butter pie, something in between a pancake and a croissant, which is smeared with jam or butter. In the old days, the rowie served as a good feed for local fishermen, who spent many hours at sea. Today, this snack can be found in any cafe and restaurant, as well as in bakeries and supermarkets. In the rest, the kitchen of Aberdeen is not much different from the Scottish one. In Aberdeen there is a huge choice of places for food: from unpretentious pubs and home cafes, where you can have a snack with fish and chips, to gourmet restaurants serving the best Scottish seafood dishes, beef, and poultry. The best places for gourmets are concentrated in the Old Aberdeen, in the area of ​​Union Square.
Old resort town of Aberdeen is literally created for a romantic stay, and the right choice of the hotel will make vacations even more comfortable. Copthorne Aberdeen housed in a renovated … Open
Gastronomic tourists will find in Aberdeen a lot of restaurants, where they can try a truly national cuisine. Local Scottish cuisine can be enjoyed at Silver Darling on the North Pier Pocra Quay or at the Victoria Restaurant on 140 Union Street. The majority of Aberdeen's restaurants offer its guests a great variety of dishes besides vegetable soups and traditional meat. Skillful local chefs cook food and choose the ingredients in full accordance with old recipes. Foyer and Gallery restaurants already have become a popular holiday destination for gourmets and simple fans of national cuisine. The atmosphere here is very cozy, warm and pleasant.
When the evening comes, locals like listen to music and enjoy nice performances. They prefer to gather in Musa Art & Music Cafe; this is a perfectly suited restaurant with the rich menu of national dishes. In case you are tired of national cuisine, then it's high time to try something hot and exotic. If you are the fan of Chinese culture and food, you will be interested to visit the Zen Oriental restaurant. The whole atmosphere and design of the restaurant will bring you to Chine for a couple of hours. The fans of Indian cuisine can visit the Echt Tandoori restaurant. Until late evening, Mi Amore restaurant welcomes its visitors. Here you can also dance, sing and enjoy delicious Italian cuisine. Locals also prefer this restaurant for lunch, due to the special budget menu offered in the afternoon. Copyright
The main shopping street of Aberdeen is Union Street. Its length is about 1000 meters. On this street you can find clothing stores of popular European brands. You can visit a big Zara store, … Open
The nightlife in Aberdeen is not that boring you can imagine. Firstly, one of the most popular and famous pubs of Britain is located here. The Prince Wales pub, first hosted visitors in 1850, can be found in the historic part of the city. Monday and Sunday are the only days when lively conversations cease here, which traditionally played a prize of £ 25 for winning the quiz. Moreover, people come here to enjoy live music concerts and solo performances. Aberdeen is also a perfect place for a productive shopping: there are famous designer boutiques, mass market stores and open-air markets where you can purchase wonderful souvenirs and delicious food. Stroll around the shops of the West End Center, and then grab a bite at one of the many local tea and coffee shops.
Aberdeen University New Library 8 Aberdeen has long been famous for its outstanding parks and gardens. The most famous one is the Duthie Park opened in 1899. The park is located on the north bank of the River Dee. Here you can come and enjoy a beautiful rosary, go boating or have a picnic. Moreover, if you are looking for some active entertainment, rent a bicycle at a local bike rental service and go for a self-guided tour around Aberdeen. The second largest park in Europe is the closed garden of David Welch Winter Gardens. In the Cairngorms National Park, it is pleasant to stroll among the luscious greenery, and the rocky route along the North Sea is an excellent opportunity to enjoy ocean views. It is strongly recommended to go on a sea cruise and look close to the cul-de-sacs and gray seals.
Aberdeen is often called the city of granite, greenery and marine docks. This is a famous port city and an industrial region. In the 19th century Aberdeen was famous for its granite … Open
Man will be interested to head down the island from Aberdeen and get to Speyside - the homeland of the country's largest whiskey-producing regions. In Speyside, there is also a "malt whiskey route" - the best way to find out the area where the world's favorite beverage is produced. This route will take you through seven working distilleries, including the world-famous plants as Glenfiddich, Glenlivet and Glen Moray. At each point of the route, you will receive a warm welcome and the opportunity to see, sniff, taste and absorb all the magic of whiskey. At the end of the route, you will feel like a true connoisseur of this Scotch beverage. In the vicinity of Aberdeen, there is a beautiful nature which offers every tourist to have a leisure walk and active entertainment.
St Machar Cathedral From Seaton Park For a change of thoughtful mood, we highly recommend you to have a walk along the cobblestones of the Esplanade at sunrise-Aberdeen. You will see the banks of Don and Esplanade rivers. This spacious quay stretches almost for two miles along the coast of the North Sea. Going out on the sandy embankment, you will certainly see a lot of dry cargo ships and oil tankers on the horizon. If you sit outside, you can watch surfers who often appear in these places. By the way, if you like surfing, do not hesitate and practice your skills. But note that water temperature, even in summer, does not exceed 14 degrees. In Aberdeen, there are facilities and service for surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing. Those who want to go skiing and snowboarding, visit the Aberdeen Wintersports Center.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Aberdeen and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Aberdeen

Where: 25 Belmont Street, Aberdeen; Telephone: +44 1224 645475;
Where: 9 Belmont Street, Aberdeen; Telephone: +44 1224 645 328;
Monkey House
Where: 1 Union Street, Aberdeen; Telephone: +44 1224 251120;
The Grill
Where: 213 Union Street, Aberdeen; Telephone: +44 1224 573530;
The Moorings
Where: 2 Trinity Quay, Aberdeen; Telephone: +44 1224 587602;
Where: 224 Union Street, Aberdeen; Telephone: +44 1224 624040;
Archibald Simpson
Where: 5 Castle Street, Aberdeen; Telephone: +44 1224 621365;
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Amusement parks near Aberdeen
♥   Amusement park 'Codonas Amusement Park' , 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Pleasureland Arbroath' , 71.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Aberdeen
♥   Restaurant 'Rendezvous at Nargile' Aberdeen. Type - Turkish. 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Silver Darling' Aberdeen. Type - Seafood. 2.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cock and Bull' Balmedie. Type - Traditional British. 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Tolbooth' Stonehaven. Type - Seafood. 20.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Eat on the Green' Udny Green. Type - Modern British. 22.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Aberdeen - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Aberdeen - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Aberdeen?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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