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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Next steps for Northfield schools estate approved

Next steps for Northfield schools estate approved News Image IFrampton Thu, 22/02/2024 – 8:45 am A programme aimed at addressing the surplus of schools in Northfield and improving the provision of education in the area took a step further this week.Aberdeen City Council’s Education and Children’s Services committee approved a report on the feasibility of consolidating and improving the schools estate in Northfield and reviewing the long-term future of Northfield Academy with a view to delivering better quality learning environments for pupils.Further work will now be undertaken by council staff and their progress will be reported in…


Temporary road closure on Union Street this Sunday

Temporary road closure on Union Street this Sunday News Image ellmcdonald Fri, 02/02/2024 – 1:19 pm Union Street’s central section will be closed this Sunday (4 February) as part of works for the City Centre Masterplan.  The central section of Union Street, between Bridge Street and Market Street, will be closed from 10am on Sunday and will involve some road and pavement closures with temporary traffic management measures in place.  Pedestrian and emergency vehicles will continue to have access during this time. However, buses will not have access to the central section of Union Street whilst…


Spectra marks 10 years with festival showcase for North East artists

Spectra marks 10 years with festival showcase for North East artists News Image sevans Thu, 11/01/2024 – 4:39 pm 2024 will see some of the North East’s brightest artistic talent take centre stage at Spectra, as part of a new programme marking the landmark 10th year of Scotland’s Festival of Light. Northern Lights celebrates Spectra’s 10th anniversary year with new artworks by ten local artists set to premiere as part of the programme. The digital pieces will each help to illuminate Aberdeen city centre during the festival (Thursday 08 February – Sunday 11 February), and provide a…



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What’s On In

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.