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“Chicken & Chorizo delight”
Review of Cafe 52

Cafe 52
Ranked #45 of 726 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $59
Cuisines: Scottish, British, Fusion
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed March 21, 2014

I have eaten here many times over the years and always enjoying coming back, but your new lunchtime menu Chicken & Chorizo dish was so good the other day it prompted me to write a short review recommending your restaurant!

Despite the longer than usual wait, the food was outstanding and I can't wait to come back and try what my wife ordered!

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Thank tjbuchan
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Reviewed March 7, 2014

Very popular restaurant in Aberdeen. However for me, a very strange kind of non-descript menu - difficult to pick an obvious preference. Mains on the menu come as they are without side dishes - therefore £12.90 plu £3-£4 for each side dish. Curry on the menu had no rice available as a side dish.... Hummus starter was pretty tasteless; Mussels were good for a main; Side of chips were delicious; Chocolate brioche putting was out of this world.

Thank Shirley M
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Reviewed March 5, 2014

It is now the third time I'm going to Cafe 52 and I have never been disappointed. It is a really cosy and small restaurant with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. It is definitely recommended to book for Friday or Saturday night, not necessary during the week. The fish is really good and they seem to change their menu quite often, which is a plus. The ingredients are fresh and the meals are home-made. Nice wine list on the top of that. It hasn't got the pretention to be amazing, it is just an excellent place to have a nice dinner with friends or with his/her partner for good money. Good quality-price ratio. The staffs are always here to help and advise you. I will definitely go there again !

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Thank Allison B
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Reviewed February 23, 2014

Cafe 52 is a fantastic, rustic cafe in Aberdeen located near the bus and train stations and also just a short walk from the main street (Union St). It is somewhat "cosy" but the food is of an excellent quality and it is really good value for money, especially at lunch time. The decor is a little rough around the edges but it is the style they are going for. Don't worry, the food is anything but rough!

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Thank Gary S
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

Reading the poor reviews for this wonderful bistro, I begin to wonder if they were not actually in the right cafe.
Never in all the years I have been going here, nearly 19 and counting, have I found it to be anything but top quality. One Danish person said the food was I edible. Are they sure they weren't I the MacDonalds up the Back Wynd steps ?
All the produce is fresh and mainly local, and freshly cooked, so get real folks
Quality at a very affordable price

Thank Fin H
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