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The Beautiful Mountain

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Cafe, Sandwiches, Spanish, Delicatessen, Healthy
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Belmont Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
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Today
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:45 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
ok place for a snack

not completely enthused by this place. the menu and establishment looks rather good but the food failed to deliver, also the prices are on the high side for what you get

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
pozaicer
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UK
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

not completely enthused by this place. the menu and establishment looks rather good but the food failed to deliver, also the prices are on the high side for what you get

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sandbach
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Called in for lunch at 12.30ish and found it quiet, only 2 tables occupied. Ordered 2 soups of the day and a coffee. Coffee came straight away although we asked for it to be served after our food but no matter. Don't know exactly how long we waited but a couple at another table who ordered at the same time... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Two words: overpriced and slow. The seats are crammed into the upstairs area, where you are almost shoulder to shoulder with strangers next to you. It's stuffy, the noise of the crowded room ricochets off the walls so you have to raise your voice yourself to be heard. You are looking at a minimum of £7 for a mediocre sandwich... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed tapas with a friend. We ordered 3 vegetarian dishes and a chicken paella to share. Felt the paella perhaps lacked flavour but other dishes were excellent. Spanish pudding with orange flavour was delicious. Relaxed atmosphere and no rush to leave.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Visited with my wife and two wee boys after an overnight in Aberdeen. Didn't want the usual fried breakfast so opted for Beautiful Mountain as been before. It's an untapped gem. The pancakes, bacon and maple syrup are brilliant. After waiting a little while the waitress (who I actually think is the owner) came over an apologised and informed us... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Had a lovely lunch here this week. Recommended by a friend, and we were not disappointed. Food good, and attentive service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This review concerns the downstairs sandwich shop. I have been coming to the beautiful mountain for a long time for their excellent sandwiches. My last visit was so good that I thought it deserved a 5 star review. The two young ladies behind the counter gave excellent service and answered all the questions I had regarding the food. They were... More 

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Lovely soup for lunch and the staff were very attentive. Reasonably priced for Aberdeen. Would return.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I'd been to Beautiful Mountain before for tapas in the evening and the food was lovely but service was pretty lacklustre, didn't stick out too much in my memory though. This time however will, for all the wrong reasons. Arrived on a Saturday around 2pm, the place was nicely busy but by no means heaving, yet we waited around 15... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

had been meaning to go here for ages on various recommendations. 2 of us had lunch in the days just after Christmas. It was busy and looked good. Food took quite a while to come and seemed to be not to be many staff on. The menu was interesting but open sandwich on various breads turned out to be a... More 

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Additional Information about The Beautiful Mountain

Address: Belmont Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 2:45 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Cafe, Sandwiches, Spanish, Delicatessen, Healthy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Belmont Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Sandwiches, Spanish, Delicatessen, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:45 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?