What’s On in Aberdeen

Find out What's On In Aberdeen, Restaurants, Shopping, Sightseeing, Sports, Events, Nightclubs, Places to stay, Hotels in Aberdeen, with our comprehensive website. Whether you live in Aberdeen, are visiting or looking to move here, you will be able to find places to stay, the best places to eat and drink, properties to buy or rent, local news & events, activities for the whole family, unique places to shop, beautiful scenic locations, historic landmarks, city centre entertainment, attractions and more!

What’s on in Aberdeen

~Things to See and Do, Activities, Where to Eat, Where to Stay in Aberdeen~

Whether you’re looking for things to do or places to stay in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, you’ll find everything you need on What’s On In Aberdeen.net.

Attractions and Places to Visit in Aberdeen

Attractions and Places to Visit in Aberdeen

With rolling hills, open farmland and towering mountains in the west and sweeping beaches, coastal cliffs and panoramic skies in the east, Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire has plenty of room for you to relax and breathe.

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Places to stay in Aberdeen

Places to Stay in Aberdeen

Aberdeen offers plenty of wonderful accommodation options, including sleek city centre hotels, eco-friendly retreats and luxurious country houses. You can stay in a bustling city centre, with great access-friendly attractions right on your doorstep, or out in the countryside.

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Sports and Activities

Sports and Activities

If you’re looking for inspiration for new places to go, days out and things to do, there's no shortage of activities in Aberdeen. Hiking, riding, mountain-biking, gliding, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, surfing, kiteboarding … the list goes on.

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~Things To See and Do~ Activities in Aberdeen~

~Food and Drink in Aberdeen~

Aberdeen doesn’t disappoint when it comes to food and drink. Whether you’re looking for “à la carte” dining, a curry, a fish supper, or more traditional Aberdeenshire favourites such as stovies and butteries, you certainly won’t go hungry during your stay.

Food and Drink in Aberdeen

Food and Drink in Aberdeen

You’ll be spoilt for choice for places to eat and drink in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. The region’s culinary landscape is as diverse as it is delicious. As well as serving up world renowned traditional Scottish fayre, there’s a renewed vibrancy about the restaurants and bars in town, offering up dishes from all corners of the globe.

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Smoke and Soul
Ciao Napoli Restaurant

Mobile catering business firing up quality smoked and BBQ spit-roasted meats at private and public events. We are Smoke & Soul.

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Rustico Restaurant
Rustico Restaurant

It is a warm, family run Mediterranean restaurant in the heart of the Granite City. Enjoy a step back to the fifties style trattoria with cosy alcoves, rough walls and picture after picture of the beautiful Sicilian coast.
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Fife Arms
Fife Arms

The Fife Arms is the perfect venue for the business person as well as for leisure breaks with many interests including the whisky trail, shooting & fishing.

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~Shopping, Health & Wellbeing in Aberdeen~

Be sure to explore Aberdeen’s diverse districts, from the tranquil suburbs of the West End to the main shopping, dining, and entertainment hubs of the city centre.

Shopping & Fashion in Aberdeen

Shopping & Fashion in Aberdeen

Aberdeen has independent shops dotted throughout the city, though there are some streets with more shops than others. There are also a number of specialist shops, including jewellers, art galleries, toy stores, antiques dealers and seaside gift shops, as well as countless boutiques.

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Health and Wellbeing in Aberdeen

Health and Wellbeing in Aberdeen

Unwind in luxurious treatment rooms in a choice of beautiful and professional salons around Aberdeen. Manicures, Pedicures, Facials, Waxing, Consultations, Massages and more are offered in Aberdeen’s best beauty salons.

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~What’s on in Aberdeen – the versatile website!~

Our website attracts visitors from across the country, all seeking to make the most of their time in Aberdeen. “What's On In Aberdeen” is a comprehensive resource showcasing the city's best places to visitthings to do, hotelsrestaurants and much more! We even have an online business directory for looking up the services of tradespeople, making your stay in Aberdeen truly convenient and enjoyable.

Local services in Aberdeen

Local Services

Visitors, students and residents of Aberdeen can find information about local services and amenities or visit Events to find out more about local events or Local Traders about local tradespeople.

Properties for Sale & Rent in Aberdeen

Properties for Sale & Rent

Estate agencies in Aberdeen are offering a great variety of properties on the area's favourite locations. In Aberdeen you can find an excellent selection of properties for sale and rent.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Things to do

Enjoy a family day out in Aberdeen, with different things to do whatever the weather. Explore green spaces, laser tag and play centres.

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Two-year plan approved for delivery of Early Learning and Childcare

Two-year plan approved for delivery of Early Learning and Childcare News Image IFrampton Tue, 02/07/2024 – 2:25 pm
A plan outlining how Aberdeen’s youngest pupils and their families will continue to benefit from the expanded delivery of Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) was approved today (Tuesday 2 July).The Education and Children’s Services committee agreed the plan which covers 2024-2026 and which is line with the authority’s statutory obligation to deliver a refreshed plan every two years.Committee Convener, Councillor Martin Greig, said: “This is an innovative plan which will see us working in partnership with the…


Pilot approved to support families facing complex challenges

Pilot approved to support families facing complex challenges News Image sevans Tue, 02/07/2024 – 12:57 pm
A new approach is to be taken to support families facing complex challenges in Aberdeen.Aberdeen City Council’s Education and Children’s Services committee today (Tuesday 2 July 2024) approved the Family Support Model plan, which aims to empower residents, building trust and consistent relationships with them, and providing flexible, responsive and more aligned support that meets their needs.The plan will be piloted in Northfield by the Council and community partners.Councillor Martin Greig, the Convener of Aberdeen City Council’s Education and…



Consultation on proposed busking code of practice extended

Consultation on proposed busking code of practice extended News Image ellmcdonald Fri, 10/05/2024 – 11:29 am A consultation on a proposed Busking Code of Practice has been extended to the end of June.  The Busking Proposed Code of Practice aims to help buskers contribute to Aberdeen’s cultural vibrancy by promoting a harmonious and respectful busking environment in the city centre.  Communities, Housing and Public Protection Committee convener Councillor Miranda Radley said: “Busking provides a platform for local performers to share their talents with a wide audience and can create a good atmosphere.  “We are committed to ensuring…



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What’s On In Aberdeen

Famed for its iconic granite architecture, Aberdeen, nicknamed “The Granite City,” is Scotland’s third largest city and is an ideal base for exploring further afield into neighbouring Aberdeenshire.

Aberdeen is steeped in culture and history and is home to the UK’s fifth oldest university. Other tourist attractions include St Machar’s Cathedral and Aberdeen Art Gallery. The city’s coastal location offers a number of great walks and the picturesque Aberdeen Beach and the historic fishing village of Footdee is a must-see destination for both locals and tourists.

Beyond the city of Aberdeen, lies rugged coastline and breathtaking countryside, including Royal Deeside, the setting for Balmoral Castle. Aberdeenshire has endless activities to enjoy - mountaineering, kayaking, fishing, golfing, skiing, and snowboarding.  Plan your stay and experience all that the region has to offer.

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