The Esslemont Bar & Restaurant

38 Union Street , Ground floor, Aberdeen, Aberdeen shire , United Kingdom, AB10 1BD
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Food Served-
Monday - Saturday 12noon - 10pm
Sunday 12noon - 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, 27 February 2020

Nikki looked after us and did a perfect job. She made us feel so welcome - so nice and she remembered us from the last time we were at the Esslemont.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Enjoyed our first visit and will return.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Nice food in a lovely atmosphere. Prompt and polite service.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Great service and food was lovely.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Excellent service and food

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Would definitely book again. Good food and atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Nice food. Great atmosphere. God waitress service. The price was quite high considering the portion sizes. Would probably visit again but only for the fixed price menu.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Excellent meal and waiter service very attentive

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

The evening was lovely in every way . Will definitely be back .

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

The food was amazing, I have already recommended the restaurant to others.

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

Enjoyed my meal, although it was very salty, pudding was lovely. Service was very good

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

Will definitely be back because I’m glad that they take allergies seriously!

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

Excellent food and restaurant with very attentive staff, great to see the waiter taking the time to sanitize my cutlery after learning that I had a fish allergy. Looking forward to my next meal at the restaurant.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Lovely meal & service was brilliant will definitely be back.

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Visited On Monday, 17 February 2020

We had the lunchtime menu which was a great deal. The food was lovely, as is the restaurant. The service was very attentive and friendly. Will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

We had an excellent time from start to finish - all staff were curtious, attentive but not intrusive - Jenny was our main waitress and was just fantastic. We are off to Silver Darling today to continue our celebration - they have a lot to live up to 😄

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

very enjoyable dining experience. will definitely be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

Unfortunately very disappointing, soup was lukd warm and no offer to heat again when mentioned to the waitress, only an apology ! Same problem with main course risotto, cold and couldn't eat it..mentioned again and was given the offer to reheat which is unacceptable as you can't reheat rice dishes. Only offered a complimentary coffee which we didn't take.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Good, but not outstanding, food and service. Overpriced and seems a bit confused about what it is trying to offer and who its target market is.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Very nice meal

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Excellent meal, our steaks were cooked to perfection, the service was very good good too, we will definately be back when next in Aberdeen.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Lovely friendly staff! Such a nice environment.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

We had the most gorgeous lunch - steak was cooked to perfection! Service was fabulous as were the wine and cocktails. Definitely be back soon!

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Excellent food and service

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Had the Shin of Beef and my friend had the Lamb . both dishes were excellent. Our server, Laura, was attentive and friendly. Can’t wait to go again

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