The Silver Darling

North Pier House, 43 Pocra Quay, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB11 5DQ
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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
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Visited On Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Fantastic location, very professional staff providing excellent service and amazing food. Couldn’t ask for anything more

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Great food and service. Lovely staff and unique location. Overall, an excellent experience!! We’ll definitely be back soon!

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 May 2019

The food was delicious and the menu provided a pleasantly varied selection.

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Visited On Monday, 20 May 2019

Exceptional food, service and view.

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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

Had a great night at the meet the wine maker event, great food and lovely wines nicely paired. Can't wait for the next one.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 May 2019

Our group of 16 loved our dinner thanks. Everything was terrific from start to finish.

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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

Excellent event night with the winemaker . Enjoyed every minute .

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Visited On Thursday, 16 May 2019

Good food but shamelessly overpriced for the quantity. Service unsolicitous.

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Lovely food and beautiful views -so glad we got to visit.

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Beautiful setting, exquisite food and an outstanding view.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 May 2019

As always, just absolutely fabulous. The location, the atmosphere, the food, the team....all first class. My most favourite place to watch the world go by with amazing food and service. Thank you Team SD.

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Visited On Friday, 10 May 2019

Food great, sweet views. Staff were tremendous

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Visited On Saturday, 11 May 2019

Brilliant service. Halibut was incredible!

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Visited On Friday, 10 May 2019

Very nice restaurant with interesting views and excellent food and atmosphere

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Visited On Monday, 06 May 2019

Everything was perfect for my girlfriends birthday. The waiter was attentive without being intrusive and the meal and drinks were great. Will definitely be back

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Visited On Tuesday, 07 May 2019

Cuisine très moyenne, pas du tout à la hauteur de sa réputation. Accueil et service corrects.

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Visited On Tuesday, 07 May 2019

I have sent an email already to say how much we enjoyed our special lunch yesterday. The food was fabulous, the wine delicious and our waiter - exceptional ! He made our anniversary lunch great with his knowledge, his professionalism and his lovely personality! Thank you .

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Visited On Monday, 06 May 2019

as always lovely views great ambience and very good food

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

My sister and I could not fault the food or service, we shared the full house platter for lunch, which was cooked to perfection. Sadly the scottish oysters were unavailable, however the Irish ones that were served, I would definitely recommend and try again! Unfortunately we didnt catch the names of our waiters on Sunday afternoon, but they were so friendly and attentive, it created such a lovely atmosphere, and to top it off we could watch the dolphins from our tables view. Very happy customer's.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

Amazing food, definitely be back

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

An excellent meal, first class service and a great location.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 May 2019

The scallop appetizer was sort of bland, but the scallops were incredibly tender. The halibut entree was delicious!! As for service, I felt rushed and I dined at 2:30 PM. The waitress hardly wanted to answer any of my questions about the menu and seemed perturbed that I ordered an appetizer and then wanted to decide on my main. A second waitress was much nicer and noticed if I needed a drink refill. My seat was in the middle so it was hard to get a view of dolphins and passing ships. I would ask for a window table. Even though I gave it a four star, I would most likely not go back due to poor service by the young waitress (not the main waitress).

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Visited On Saturday, 04 May 2019

Excellent table allocated for our lunch party of four celebrating my wife's birthday. Table was ready, staff prompt and pleasant. The food was fantastic and as always we enjoyed the views from and the ambiance of the Silver Darling. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 May 2019

Absolutely lovely. The service, the food, and beautiful location makes this one of my best restaurant experience ever. Will definitely be back if we visit Aberdeen again. Thank you!

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Visited On Friday, 03 May 2019

Lovely restaurant, great atmosphere and delicious food.

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