The Esslemont Bar & Restaurant

38 Union Street , Ground floor, Aberdeen, Aberdeen shire , United Kingdom, AB10 1BD
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Food Served-
Monday - Saturday 11am - 10pm
Sunday 11am - 9pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Esslemont Bar & Restaurant

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

Cuisine: British, Child Friendly, Cocktails, Contemporary, Fish, Locally Sourced, Scottish, Steak, Sunday Lunch, Vegan Friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Fabulous meal with really great service, will definitely be going back!

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Our server was amazing and the experience as a whole was brilliant. Already booked again for next week.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Excellent food and the waiter was both informative and did a great job all added to the experience

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Only provided a 3 star for atmosphere but that was purely because it was a Tuesday and the restaurant was quiet. I was extremely impressed with the social distancing measure that have been put in place and at no point felt exposed. Well done to the team for making customers feel at ease.

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Visited On Monday, 14 September 2020

Our first time visiting the Esslemont after hearing lots of good things and they were right! Friendly, attentive staff (especially our server Simon) excellent food and cocktails, we will definitely be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

Excellent service.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

First meal in the city centre since all the new measures and first time visiting the esslemont. Excellent meal and service, will definitely be back. The roast was delicious and great value for money.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

Staff very attentive, food amazing. It’s the best Sunday Roast I have had in a restaurant

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Massive thank you to the Manager for the extra mile he went for us on our booking. Everything was great. Will 100% be back as soon as we can. Had a great night. Food & Cocktails were brilliant. Cheers

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Great service, food was delicious. Definitely recommend and will be returning soon.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Brilliant Brunch!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Really good brunch. Good sized portions and quick service.

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Couldn’t fault the meal, very good.

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 September 2020

Delicious food And excellent service . Adhering to the Covid guidelines which ensured the safety of all customers . Will definitely return on another occasion .

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 September 2020

We felt safe under the current restrictions, which did not detract from the restaurant's ambiance. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal, served by pleasant, attentive staff.

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 September 2020

Lovely food, great service. Felt comfortable throughout the entire visit and staff were very well informed and professional. Forgot our discount off the bill however was quickly rectified

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Visited On Tuesday, 08 September 2020

Really enjoyed the service, food and drink provided.

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 September 2020

The only reason I gave a 4 for the atmosphere is because of the pandemic these places are very quite.

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Visited On Monday, 07 September 2020

Lovely lunch as usual; everyone should try the Esslemont. Food is great - the new nibbles on the lunch/brunch menu really worth a try. As are the cocktails 🍸🍹

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Service and food were great. My friend had some issues with her cocktail splitting and had to send it back twice. This was reflected in the bill, which was appreciated. We’ll definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Very enjoyable evening- good food and prompt service

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Very good starter

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

First class food

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Fantastic food, excellent staff and even in the middle of a pandemic there was a nice atmosphere!

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Good food and good service.

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