We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Josephine's

18 Holburn Street, Aberdeen AB10 6BT, Scotland
+44 1224 590087
Share
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (98 reviews)
“chorizo” (22 reviews)
“paella” (10 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
18 Holburn Street, Aberdeen AB10 6BT, Scotland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (254)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 250 reviews

Reviewed April 14, 2018

The counter was disgusting and cluttered with garbage. The service was slow. They told us only cash was accepted after we sat down to eat. Not worth the money, food was too greasy too.

1  Thank FoodieAtHeart5
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Lovely wee find in Aberdeen. The food was great and the staff were very friendly and helpful. We didn't know it was bring your own booze but the restaurant owner directed us to the nearest off licence. Had a great deal of 3 tapas, bread...More

Thank Chezzacoo
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

We came as a group on a Tuesday evening when the restaurant was quite empty. I don’t understand the complaints about the staff, personally we thought the owner was a super nice guy, he greeted us, helped us pick our food, the usual chit chat...More

Thank Sboedinger
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Went as a group of 11 people for a birthday meal, we have done this in previous years and had no complaints. However this year we were greeted by a rude and quite aggressive man who told us we would not be able to pick...More

4  Thank Flora L
Reviewed December 20, 2017

We were here at the weekend for our annual girls night out. We had our table booked for 6.30 till 8.30, so when the first lot arrived at 6.20 the male manager came bounding down the stairs rudely telling us how late we were and...More

2  Thank ejfarmer
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 18 and the manager kindly opened early for us to dine mid afternoon. As we were a large group, we were offered a wide selection of tapas dishes to suit all tastes and requests. All tapas were freshly prepared, served...More

Thank lbeaton74
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Because there was a large group of us we were told on arrival that we could only have he set menu. This consisted of 2 goats cheese dishes one topped with marmalade and jam, duck stew which was chewy and no one enjoyed, mushrooms in...More

6  Thank Stephjkay
Reviewed December 4, 2017

As we came in and sat down with our bag of beers and wine (BYOB). The chef came over, welcomed us, grabbed the huge chalk board from the window and presented it to us. It listed all the dishes available and we were given an...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a busy and hectic restaurant and unfortunately that transferred into poor customer service. We were a large group and we had to let the waiters choose our food. When the food came it was a very poor selection, they kept bringing us potato...More

Thank JasperLim
Reviewed October 19, 2017

This review doesn't pertain to a single visit - I've been going to Josephines once or twice a year for the past 10 years or so - even back when it was a pizza place that offered tapas on the side. Now, tapas is the...More

Thank 19Scott89
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 64 hotels in Aberdeen
Skene House Holburn
322 reviews
.08 km away
Travelodge Aberdeen Central Justice Mill Lane
363 reviews
.11 km away
Park Inn by Radisson Aberdeen
957 reviews
.18 km away
Holiday Inn Express Aberdeen City Centre
756 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Montmartre Restaurant
472 reviews
.05 km away
Sabai
394 reviews
.12 km away
McGinty's Meal an' Ale
192 reviews
.07 km away
Melt
65 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption
12 reviews
.48 km away
The Locked Door Escape Games
81 reviews
.47 km away
Dusk Bar
49 reviews
.31 km away
Miros bar
30 reviews
.61 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Josephine's staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Holburn Street, Aberdeen AB10 6BT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 590087
Description
Delicious tapas in a friendly laid back atmosphere. BYOB restaurant. £3 corkage per head. No spirits allowed.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;