Beetroot Restaurants close doors

Hard on the heels of The Albyn going into administration, comes news that Aberdeen is to lose two well-known restaurants – the Adelphi Kitchen and Cue (formerly The Courtyard). Read More...

Thai restaurant opens in 'Monkey House'

For generations of Aberdonians the weekend call went out ‘meet you at the Monkey House’. The ‘Monkey House’ is the former bank on the corner of Union Street and Union Terrace in Aberdeen.

Chaophraya Restaurant Aberdeen

Jamie's Italian – a chain that impresses

I’ll let you into a secret. I dread the day that Scotland becomes like the USA with restaurant chains offering the same experience in every place you visit. Read More...

Two celebrity restaurants on the way

Suddenly Aberdeen seems to be the place to be for celebrity restaurants. Read More...

Aberdeen, a year-round destination

As a global centre for the oil and gas industry, Aberdeen is often seen more as a business than a leisure destination. But, the truth is that the Granite City is great for both. Read More...

Silver Darling remains a spectacular dining spot

Very enjoyable lunch today in the Silver Darling. This remains one of the most interesting places in Aberdeen to eat as you can watch the ships coming and going past, thanks to the full height glass all round the restaurant.

Aberdeen Harbour

La Bamba goes into liquidation

Sad to read in today’s Press and Journal that La Bamba, the Aberdeen Mexican restaurant, has gone into liquidation.

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Own-goal over evening parking?

There is growing storm over Aberdeen City Council’s latest revenue-raising idea – levying an overnight parking charge on anyone who parks beyond 8pm in one of their car parks.

But, it is the fact that this overnight charge has to be paid on top of any time paid to cover the period before 8pm that has caused confusion, a flurry of parking tickets and unsurprising fury.

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