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“really nice place”

The Esslemont Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #187 of 842 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Description: Distinguished by local experience and an ambiance-driven approach to dining, The Esslemont is inspired by quality and our passion to provide the city with a relaxed yet sophisticated dining experience. Enriched with history in a prime Aberdeen building on Union Street, The Esslemont will be open seven days a week serving a modern yet classic menu complemented by quality produce, superior service and the perfect atmosphere. The Esslemont Bar & Restaurant features a stylish main restaurant for up to 100 people including a glass-fronted private dining for 12, accompanied by a contemporary bar perfect for laid-back lunches and pre or post dinner drinks
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Description: Distinguished by local experience and an ambiance-driven approach to dining, The Esslemont is inspired by quality and our passion to provide the city with a relaxed yet sophisticated dining experience. Enriched with history in a prime Aberdeen building on Union Street, The Esslemont will be open seven days a week serving a modern yet classic menu complemented by quality produce, superior service and the perfect atmosphere. The Esslemont Bar & Restaurant features a stylish main restaurant for up to 100 people including a glass-fronted private dining for 12, accompanied by a contemporary bar perfect for laid-back lunches and pre or post dinner drinks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for my daughters birthday meal
the place itself has a nice vibe to it
really cool , big ,
Got a nice table at the back
Got our drinks order in by friendly waitress
then she came back with drinks , told us the specials and gave us another 5 minutes
ordered the steak , the fish , and the vegetarian burger with fries
We all liked our food however this is where I criticise
, I feel the bun was a bit large for the veg burger , so I was left with BUN
and having had burgers in Australia, so many restaurants get is wrong here !
I literally got veg burger , cheese (which cost extra) and bun
In Australia that come with a layers of carrot , layer of lettuce , layer of shredded beetroot , lots of cheese , and sliced avocado , and a tomato !! Wow
It’s huge !!! And gorgeous and unforgettable
So it was a good tasting veg bean burger , but think about adding a little something to it for the money ??
it’s a tad boring and basic for me and what your paying £14
my hub enjoyed his steak, cleared his plate but couldn’t get over the 4 large chips he got ?
that was it , nothing else
chunky fries does not go with fish either ?
so perhaps shoestring fries with the fish (haddock)
That’s my complaining over , we had a great night
Great place , nice looking toilets
great vibe
Would return , but hoping for improvements next time
fingers crossed
staff friendly too which is always a plus for us

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank Deeaberdeen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely tasty meal, we were all well impressed on our first visit. Very good service and quality products. Yummy spicy haggis starter.... Ribeye cooked to perfection and had a taste of the superb beef Ragu pasta also, all washed down with decent priced wines. Got to go and try for yourselves.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Neilhay63
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here on Saturday night. Restaurant was full and great atmosphere. Really nice decor inside. Waiting staff were very knowledgeable about the menu, service was quick and efficient, food was amazing. We had 3 courses and wine and it was under £100. Will definitely be going back!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Thank anthony b
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the well laid out bar , to the great food and service in the restaurant, this was indeed an excellent place to visit. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Garry C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We held a birthday party for my brother in the private room,and if the service,and the culinary delights which we received is the same ,in the rest of the restaurant,this will become a must for dining out.Can't wait to dine again.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Thank crooke130
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