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Musa Art & Music Cafe

33 Exchange Street, Aberdeen AB11 6PH, Scotland
01224 571771
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Ranked #47 of 503 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $28 - $39
Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Mon 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: "Musa Art and Music and Café is a wonderfully eclectic and vibrant café/restaurant/gallery/music venue tucked away in Exchange Street in Aberdeen . Providing a quirky combination of fantastic food, live music, contemporary art exhibitions and excellent coffee – the restaurant has fast become a favourite with local culture vultures. Perfect for morning breakfast meetings, lazy Sunday brunch and relaxed evening meals – Musa prides itself on its superb seasonal menu. Favourites include the pan-fried sea bass with coriander crushed new potatoes, yellow chilli salsa and roasted cherry tomatoes; the fillet of Aberdeen Angus beef with potato and black pudding dauphinoise and apple and espresso sauce; and the beetroot and apple terrine with sweet chilli tzatziki and warm brie foccacia. "
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went for dinner on recommendation of a colleague last night and first impressions were great. Lovely decor and atmosphere. Only 3 other tables in but all upstairs on the balcony level making it cosy and nicely busy feeling. Menu looked really nice - great selection with lots of different options. Slight shocked by the price with average main around £18-£22... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

I arranged to meet colleagues here for dinner. First time for me in this restaurant. I walked past first attempt to find it - it does not stand out from outside. Once in, I was taken by the style and atmosphere. Musa is very different, quirky as another reviewer wrote. Food was very good and is in the modern Scottish... More

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Had two course lunch at Musa recently and thoroughly enjoyed it. Opted for the black pudding and haggis spring roll then smoked haddock main. Food very well presented and tasty, liked the idea of beer recommendations with some courses, especially since it is Brewdog beers. Did not have dessert but will definently come back to try some more of menu... More

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Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Saturday night at 7.15pm and the restaurant was busy with a singer playing bluesy music accompanied by a guy on guitar. The atmosphere in this lovely and quirky restaurant was just right and service and food were as well. Attentive staff and superb food washed down with drinks from a varied list of great wines, great beers and legendary whiskies.... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Visted Musa with my partner during the week after mixed reviews we thought we would give it a bash. I had a fish cake for starter.. yes one small fish cake was served with a sploosh of home made ketchup, the fish cake again was OK not really much to say about it, for a main I had the fillet... More

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Lahti, Finland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Food was excellent and Scottish delights were presented smoothly enough for a foreigner to dare to try them out. I liked especially the haggis and black pudding spring rolls. Very tasty! My companion went for Skullen Skink and enjoyed it. Mains were good too and I always love the sticky toffee pudding!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The restaurant is not what you think when you walk in but once you are seated and the service is very good you start to relax even when the music is on. We have been a couple of times and sat downstairs and I do prefer it there. Food can sometimes be a little weird but that's the great thing... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We went with friends and this was the first visit for a couple of years. It was great having the high quality entertainment as well as good food and excellent service. The food was good though not exceptional but the service was very good, just the right mix of attentiveness and knowledge.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I can't fault it. It delights me ever time I go. Love the look and feel of the place. The food is original and charming. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I called in early for dinner on Halloween, expecting that there'd be a problem with getting a table. Not so - the people were very welcoming, and when I mentioned that I preferred vegan options they mentioned that they were hosting the 70th anniversary dinner of the Aberdeen Vegan Society the following night. Based on my experience the members of... More

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Additional Information about Musa Art & Music Cafe

Address: 33 Exchange Street, Aberdeen AB11 6PH, Scotland
Phone Number: 01224 571771
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 28 - 39
Cuisine: European

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