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5 fab restaurants to try while in Aberdeenshire

By Kingfisher Visitor Guides

Aberdeenshire has an excellent reputation for high-quality restaurants, gastropubs and cafes. We've picked out five that will tantalise your taste buds.

The Tolbooth Seafood Restaurant
The Tolbooth Seafood Restaurant

Harbour, Old Pier, Stonehaven AB39 2JU

The Tolbooth Seafood Restaurant offers the finest local seafood with stunning views over Stonehaven Harbour. The restaurant provides delicious range of seafood such as lobster, crab, langoustines, oysters and mussels – alongside a daily lunch set-price menu is available. Visit website

Rox Grill Room
Pork dish

17 Market St, Aberdeen AB11 5PY

Rox Hotel caters for the most sophisticated palates serving a sumptuous menu of fine cuisine in the hotel and also in the popular Rox Grill Room where you can enjoy a chic and stylish dining experience with friends. The restaurant uses fresh and seasonal ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible, to give you a fine, authentic taste of everything that’s good in Scottish cuisine. Rox Grill Room comfortably seats 100 diners yet has an intimate ambience for that quiet, romantic dinner for two. It’s also ideal for the family lunches where youngsters can enjoy healthy and nutritious dishes specially prepared for children. Visit website

Rishi’s Indian Aroma
Rishi’s Indian Aroma

210-212 George St, Aberdeen AB25 1BS

For those with pure food indulgence in mind, sate your desires with ever changing, internationally and seasonally inspired small plates at Rishi’s Indian Aroma. The restaurant promisse an intimate and relaxed dining experience that offers something different and ensures you enjoy a memorable food experience every time. Rishi’s is aware of the diverse nature of Aberdeen and Westhill population and hence offers both vegetarian and non-vegetarian (halal) dishes for dine-in, carry-out food as well as a delivery service at both of their locations. Visit website

Café Bohème
Cafe Boheme

23 Windmill Brae, Aberdeen AB11 6HU

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. Visit website

8848 Restaurant
Indian food

347 Union St, Aberdeen AB11 6BT

The 8848 Restaurant has travelled far and wide to bring you the best of what the land of Nepal and the Indian Subcontinent has to offer. The 8848 Restaurant revisits the most typical Nepali and Indian recipes, recreating hundreds of years of flavours and subcultures that influence the dishes of this extraordinary region. Visit website

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