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The Beautiful Mountain

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Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Spanish, Healthy
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Belmont Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
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Today
8:00 am - 3:00 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, Dessert, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 14
    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
Not quite....

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
weimarador
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sandbach
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
sandbach
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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Aberdeen
Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
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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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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133 reviews 133 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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dumfries
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Aberdeen
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Stonehaven, Scotland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Been twice this week And both times amazing It's a busy wee cafe With busy little team who work hard and are always smiling Keep doing what you are doing

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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: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Spanish, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?