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 Sunday, 22 November 2020

Food was pretty mediocre considering the hype.. good deal for 3 courses but both starter and main was luke warm dessert was good. Staff were really nice and welcoming. Not going to rush back unfortunately

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Visited On Sunday, 22 November 2020

My friend and I took advantage of the set brunch menu, great from start to finish, lovely staff, very attentive and good food, will definitely be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 22 November 2020

very slow service just not up to usual standards which was disappointing. We normally so very much enjoy it here. Hopefully just a few hick ups.

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Visited On Sunday, 22 November 2020

Thank you to all the team for a lovely afternoon on Sunday 21st November for my husband's birthday. Everyone went out of their way to ensure we ate extremely well, the food was lovely, most of all your staff are fabulous, in these trying times. Many thanks and we will be back for sure!

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Visited On Saturday, 21 November 2020

Excellent food and service

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Visited On Friday, 13 November 2020

Aberdeen Restaurant Week Menu had great variety and was fantastic value.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 November 2020

Excellent enjoyed our visit

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Visited On Saturday, 21 November 2020

Could not fault our visit. Service, food and value for money were all excellent. Very pleasurable experience and would highly recommend

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Visited On Saturday, 21 November 2020

Excellent meal and service, all guidelines were followed. I would highly recommend the Esslemont and will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 November 2020

We had a lovely afternoon. Food was amazing and the two course special value deal was brilliant as quality was great. Definitely will be booking Again shortly. Staff were just lovely. Well done x

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Visited On Friday, 20 November 2020

Had an all round fantastic experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 November 2020

Great atmosphere & food of great quality

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Visited On Thursday, 19 November 2020

Very helpful staff and lovely meal, thank you

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Visited On Friday, 20 November 2020

Service was excellent, dealt with the nut allergy very well. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals.

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Visited On Friday, 20 November 2020

Staff and food were excellent. My only criticism is that our lunch took almost 2 hours and we didn’t have time for coffee.

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Visited On Friday, 20 November 2020

An excellent meal, the food was Awesome, service great and there was actually an atmosphere which is lacking in so many places these days. Thank you

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Visited On Friday, 20 November 2020

Could not fault it, lovely evening.

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Visited On Friday, 20 November 2020

Lovely brunch menu. Cullen skink was delicious. Great service from Scott and the team.

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Visited On Friday, 20 November 2020

We enjoyed our lunch at The Esslemont very much. Atmosphere was as good as can be in these times when music can’t be played. We did note that although our waitress was lovely, she was not as attentive as we would hope. We had to ask for drinks a number of times and she was never very forthcoming with the next stage of our visit. She was busy so perhaps that didn’t help, but trying to get someone’s attention wasn’t easy! However this wouldn’t put us off returning, the food was delicious!

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Visited On Thursday, 19 November 2020

Brilliant experience, lovely food and excellent service. Would highly recommend and we will be back again 😀

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Visited On Thursday, 19 November 2020

Excellent service and delicious lunch!

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Visited On Thursday, 19 November 2020

Very relaxed lunch, would def go back x

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 November 2020

Booked table during Aberdeen Restaurant Week. 2 course lunch was lovely and good size portions for the offer. Staff were attentive and service prompt

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Visited On Sunday, 15 November 2020

Had a lovely meal, very relaxing atmosphere

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Visited On Sunday, 15 November 2020

Excellent

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