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Diners' Choice: Best Ambiance restaurants in Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

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Updated June 05, 2024

Looking for restaurants with the best ambiance in Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

A photo of 99 Bar and Kitchen restaurant
4.7
4.7 (24)
£25 and under
Cocktail Bar
Aberdeen
About the restaurant
Welcome to your neighbourhood cocktail bar and pizza joint.

Serving fresh Italian and Mediterranean food to perfectly compliment the drinks that the team have been delivering for years. Whether you want some nibbles with your cocktails, a pizza with your pint or some fresh pasta with your bottle of wine, we’ve got you covered.

We believe that the key to great food and drink is simplicity, time and dedication. Which is why we make everything from our pizza dough, to our pasta and all of our cocktail ingredients, right here, to create a feeling of bespoke comfort.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 1, 2024
The food at 99 bar & kitchen was incredible. It was so fresh and flavourful! The service was fantastic!
A photo of Cafe Boheme Aberdeen restaurant
4.8
4.8 (1596)
£26 to £40
French
Aberdeen
About the restaurant
Café Bohème is the epitome of savoir-vivre, in the very heart of Aberdeen. Combining over a decade of French heritage at its roots along years of Scottish cooking expertise. Bohème delivers the perfect fusion of classic cuisine and finest local produce. In true parisian style - where time is to be savoured, not rushed - Bohème lives by the slow food values: ensuring meticulous attention to detail, served with passion for honest, homegrown produce.

Head chef Andrew Gray and his team bring out the best in seasonal ingredients from across the North East, working with independent farmers, fishmongers and breeders. Join us for a rendez-vous with the lunch menu, amuse your senses with Table d'hôte, or settle in for the night À la carte style.
Top review
Pinky
Dined 6 days ago
A very enjoyable evening with lovely food and great service. The staff were lovely and very efficient.
A photo of Amuse by Kevin Dalgleish restaurant
4.5
4.5 (686)
£41 and over
Scottish
Aberdeen
About the restaurant
The Home of Good Food.

Here at Amuse we cook from the heart, sourcing outstanding regional ingredients always in season to ensure they are at their peek. Our style is modern Scottish with French notes, elegantly presented and packed full of natural flavours where the ingredients take centre stage. Our menus change with the seasons to celebrate the arrival of new produce.

We are small dedicated team working together to give you a memorable experience, whether it's a few classic cocktails perfectly made in The Snug, bespoke tasting menu in our private dining room or a long lazy Sunday lunch with the family.

Our aim is simply to make you feel happier than when you first walked through our doors.

Team AMUSE by Kevin Dalgleish
Top review
Diner
Dined 3 days ago
Very good experience overall however first two wine choices were not available. Server did offer a discounted alternative which was appreciated.
A photo of Clachan Grill restaurant
4.7
4.7 (858)
£26 to £40
Scottish
Ballater
About the restaurant
As one of the CranberryCo clan, the Clachan Grill prides itself on serving only the finest locally and sustainably sourced produce.

With our scenic River Dee backdrop, we're ideally located for locals and visitors alike. Cosy and welcoming, we promise to serve our delicious, Scottish fare with a side of Northern hospitality.

Head Chef Barry Owen has carefully designed the Clachan Grill's menu to reflect the diverse ingredients Scotland has on offer, drawing inspiration from Scottish classics, while elevating them to the level of a modern Grill.

An ideal location for a lunch or dinner, pop in for a taste of the Cairngorms.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 1 day ago
Absolutely stunning, cocktails were fantastic, all 3 courses were gorgeous. Suitable for vegetarians and meat eaters alike! Highly recommend!!!
A photo of The Forbes Arms Hotel restaurant
4.7
4.7 (268)
£26 to £40
Scottish
Alford
About the restaurant
The Forbes Arms boasts a new dining experience, riverside restaurant and outdoor patio area overlooking the River Don and William Minto’s segmental granite arched bridge built in 1811. The original Public Bar retains the historic character while the Lounge Bar and the Snug offer a more relaxing place to eat and drink with luxurious furnishings throughout.
Top review
JeanM
Dined 1 day ago
This is a lovely restaurant in a great setting on the banks of the River Don.The staff were very friendly and helpful and the meal was cooked to perfection on very hot plates.I have been several times and will be back.
A photo of Maggies Grill - Marischal Square restaurant
4.7
4.7 (1317)
£25 and under
Cajun
Aberdeen
About the restaurant
Welcome to Maggies Grill - Marischal Square. We look forward to serving you soon!
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 3 days ago
Amazing food, huge portions, greatly recommended!!
A photo of Estabulo Aberdeen restaurant
4.6
4.6 (821)
£25 and under
Brazilian
Aberdeen
About the restaurant
Estabulo Rodizio Bar & Grill honours the Brazilian Gaúcho’s traditional method of cooking. This involves taking the most delicious and flavoursome cuts of meat, which are then skewered and cooked slowly on open flames.
This method of cooking also means that all the meat served to you fresh at your table, straight from the grill. You can eat as much or as little as you like, and we have a large selection of meats on offer, so you can stick to what you know or try something a little bit different!
As well as our main menus, we also have a selection of Vegetarian, Halal and Fish dishes on offer.
We are exceptionally proud of the fact that all of our food is locally sourced from the finest local suppliers, and we only use the highest quality ingredients,
Whether you have dined with us before, or are new to Estabulo Rodizios, we look forward to seeing you soon. Estabulo- bringing the taste of Brazil to you!
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 6, 2024
Food was delicious. Good choice. Kids enjoyed the whole experience too. Staff were really friendly and went above and beyond.
A photo of Seoul Restaurant Korean BBQ & Japanese restaurant
4.6
4.6 (101)
£25 and under
Korean
Aberdeen
About the restaurant

The Story Behind Seoul Korean & Japanese Restaurant
At the core of any great Japanese Restaurant, there is a desire to develop and provide a truly extraordinary dining experience. At Seoul Restaurant, the courses are built on seasonal properties, utilizing only the freshest, most delicious ingredients available. Our atmosphere is traditional but unique, and each dish is composed to ensure a bold yet simplistic culinary adventure.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on May 25, 2024
A great place to spend an evening with friends eating Korean food. Thank you
A photo of Moossh Cafe restaurant
4.4
4.4 (162)
£25 and under
Wine Bar
Aberdeen
About the restaurant
Join us before the morning rush for an eggs benny and a Latte,
During the day for a local cheese platter and a bottle of Sauvignon,
Or in the evening for a stone-baked pizza and an in-house bespoke cocktail!

We are family friendly, dog friendly and try our best to accommodate everyone,
We'll see you soon!


Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 4 days ago
Very pleasant surroundings to enjoy leisurely catch up with friends.
A photo of The Station Hotel - Brasserie restaurant
4.1
4.1 (469)
£26 to £40
British
Aberdeen
About the restaurant
The Station Brasserie offers a modern yet elegant dining experience for residents and the public alike. With a wide variety of small plates and main dishes, you'll definitely find something for the whole family. All our produce is locally sourced to the best of our ability with all our meat sourced within a 60 mile radius of Aberdeen.

We serve Afternoon Tea between 12 pm - 2 pm***

High Tea between 12pm - 6pm (Monday - Sunday)
Dinner between 6:30pm - 9:30pm (Monday-Thursday and 7pm - 9.30pm (Friday-Sunday)

***Afternoon Tea's must be pre booked at least 24hrs before and a note in the reservation to let us know.***
Top review
DaveS
Dined 1 day ago
Station Hotel never fails to deliver. High Tea gives you a menu choice for everyone and is great value. Food, staff and service are fantastic.
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