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The Pier

$$ - $$$British, Cafe,
Beach Esplanade, Aberdeen AB24 5NS, Scotland
+44 1224 379940
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“paninis” (5 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Beach Esplanade, Aberdeen AB24 5NS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here with some friends on a sunny day. The location is obviously perfect as we were sitting on the terrace. The service was okay. Everything seemed a little chaotic. I understand that sunny days can be busy on the beach, but we asked...More

Thank amosa069
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit for a spot of late lunch, service was a little slow but was very busy and we weren't in a hurry. Food was very good and decent serving so worth the wait. Finished with coffee and home bake. Would come back for a...More

Thank TBP293
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Visited this afternoon after reading a review in the local press. Service was very good and quality of food and drinks also good but thought £10.60 for two teas and a slice of banana loaf and lemon drizzle cake of average portions was rather expensive....More

Thank roymyra
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Went for a coffee and cake today after a bracing walk along the beachfront. I must say this was one of the nicer cafes in the area. Nice modern interior with clean facilities. Staff were very nice but the cake was even better. I had...More

Thank m0j01966
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Had a very pleasant meal in spacious surroundings as part of a day out for my father in law. 5 of us enjoyed the excellent food, freshly made on the premises. A varied choice of specials were offered to complement the regular menu and good...More

1  Thank Alan H
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Out for lunch on a windy March day, recieved a warm welcome at the Pier, followed by srummy burger, freshly cooked, with wonderful dirty fries, ooh so good! Will be back, but hope for sunny day next time 😄

1  Thank patriciaflanagan
Reviewed March 16, 2018

We went here for lunch before going to the cinema .we were very surprised at how big it was and how busy it was - we were very lucky to get a table as we had not booked. The man at the desk was very...More

Thank Brandylady
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here with a friend on a VERY stormy day - my first time at the Pier. Very spacious compared to other beachfront restaurants- you didn't feel as if you were sitting on the knee of the person at the next table. Extensive menu, pleasant...More

Thank Joyce W
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Visited here today for lunch with a older friend. Menu was good for a younger clientele but for a older lady it was a bit fancy. If there could be some plainer fillings for the paninis and baked potatoes etc. The food I had was...More

Thank fiwhy
Reviewed March 11, 2018

I recently visited The Pier on a Sunday morning to have brunch with 4 visiting friends. I understand this is a busy period for most cafes therefore did not begrudge having to wait a while to be seated. When we were finally given a table...More

Thank Becky D
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January 31, 2015|
Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
We hope it will be reopen in the autumn time all being well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$31
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Esplanade, Aberdeen AB24 5NS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 379940
  • E-mail
The Pier is an awesome venue on Aberdeen Beach Front. We are open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with a selection of Coffee & Homemade Cakes
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