The Silver Darling

North Pier House, 43 Pocra Quay, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB11 5DQ
Restaurant info
Opening Information

Lunch
Monday - Thursday: 12pm - 2pm
Friday: 12pm - 3pm

Evening
Monday - Friday: 5.30pm - 9.30pm

All Day
Saturday: 12noon to 9.30pm
Sunday: 12noon to 8pm

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Business Lunch
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
  • Beach
  • Awesome View

About The Silver Darling

Welcome to The Silver Darling…

Situated in the former Customs House at the mouth of Aberdeen Harbour, The Silver Darling has recently embarked on a new voyage.

Renovated to the highest of standards, The Silver Darling has been transformed with stylish interiors that celebrate our unique heritage and complement our stunning setting for memorable meals.

The Silver Darling has an upstairs dining area which boasts floor to ceiling glass windows, providing panoramic views of Aberdeen’s beach, harbour and the historic fishing village of Footdee – affectionately known as ‘Fittie’ by the locals.

With a passion for quality food and drink, our menus have been carefully curated to showcase the finest selection of Scottish produce from Aberdeen Angus Beef to the freshest fish and shellfish dishes, in a laid-back yet sophisticated atmosphere.

The Silver Darling is the perfect setting to gaze at the sweeping sea coastline, watch the ships sail by, or in the summer months you may be lucky to catch a glimpse of the dolphins and seals bobbing in the bay…

Cuisine: Seafood, Scottish
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Price point:
£ £ £ £ £

Availability

Available Offers
This offer has price variations on different days. View full details.
Description
Available Dates
This reservation cannot be modified online. Please contact the restaurant directly to update this reservation.
Edit / Cancel Reservation
Diners Review
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star
Sort By:
5 Stars:
608
4 Stars:
142
3 Stars:
32
2 Stars:
17
1 Star:
0
Visited On Thursday, 18 July 2019

Food was nice enough but very small portions and very expensive. Staff seemed in a rush to get us to leave as when we asked for a drink after dessert they said “they might need the table back” even though there were other tables free... we ordered the silver darling platter which was supposed to come with bread but it didn’t, we might have left less hungry had this been the case. Probably won’t return.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Very attentive. beautiful views and the food was great. Thanks

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Great food even better service!!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Such a fantastic restaurant, polite attentive staff but most importantly fantastic food in a brilliant location!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Wednesday, 17 July 2019

We had a fantastic family lunch yesterday at the lovely Silver Darling restaurant. I hadn’t been there for a meal for over 10 years but after lunch today I will be back! My dad loves oysters so chose the chilled Loch Fyne oysters which he devoured! My son and I had sole goujons and hake respectively. We had very attentive service and the restaurant had a good vibe with many other tables enjoying their food too. Will definitely recommend this place!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Tuesday, 16 July 2019

It was lovely to see that my request for a harbour view was met . We booked a 1 30pm table so there wasn’t much atmosphere once lunch service was over. When we ordered more drinks the waiter didn’t seem to be keen to serve us. He told us there was no milk upstairs for a cappuccino and that he’d need to go downstairs to get some. Not sure we needed to know that.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Tuesday, 16 July 2019

I love this place and always take colleagues from out of town when they are visiting. I have only one niggle. I have noticed over the past 6-8 months that the service has not been outstanding as it had been for the many years I have been visiting. I used to feel very special when eating there but the last few times have felt that the staff are now not as welcoming and knowledgeable as before. For example, my overseas visitor asked for recommendations from the menu - a standard discussion in most of the top restaurants in the world - and was curtly told that she would have to make her own mind up, it was up to her own taste. Not so much the sentiment but the delivery just came across wrong and I could see my colleague wincing. However, the food was stunning! As usual.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Monday, 15 July 2019

Amazing food, service and great wine! Will definitely be back soon!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

Delicious food

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

Excellent Food, friendly staff and a nice view.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

A wonderful experience. Food absolutely excellent, second to none. Service very efficient and friendly. Views to die for. A real treat.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

Had a fabulous Sunday Lunch our server Dani was very informative and is a credit to the Silver Darling Thank you for a lovely afternoon Will be back very soon x

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

Specials told but not told price

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

First time and will definitely be back. All the staff, but particularly our waiterLewis, was very attentive and pleasant. Would highly recommend a visit.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

No Issues

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Amazing meal service and ambiance. Got the best table for a lovely view again.Will be returning soon.Thank you.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Had a super time everyone was lovely. Thanks

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Been several times always good quality seafood and service never less than excellent

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

Lovely place with amazing food and excellent service!!!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Great service and a fantastic menu to choose from

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

first class as usual

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Fantastic graduation dinner experience

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Absolutely fabulous evening! Everything was brilliant! Service was 1st class! Will be back for sure 👍😀

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Excellent service for graduation dinner. Staff extremely polite . Nothing a bother and accommodated all our requests

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Amazing views

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money