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Howies Aberdeen

50 Chapel Street, Aberdeen AB10 1SN, Scotland
+44 1224 639500
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“banoffee pie” (26 reviews)
“cullen skink” (44 reviews)
“haggis starter” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
50 Chapel Street, Aberdeen AB10 1SN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 592 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined as a group of four for an early festive meal. There was a good range of items on the menu, including turkey and the trimmings. Starters were quite small, but tasty. I had the peppered venison with red cabbage, which was delicious, cooked...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't fault anything about Howies.......... apart from the portion sizes. Big plates/platters but not enough in/on them. Not just my view, the other five people with me also commented on how small the portion sizes were.More

Thank D_Kidd2014
HowiesRestaurants, Public Relations Manager at Howies Aberdeen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We're sorry to hear about your experience. We're in the process of interviewing management and staff as well as reading through the daily log book to check why your complaint wasn't addressed at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here for a business dinner. We were prepared for a long meal but didn't like the menu. The choice of starters was odd, and neither of liked any of the choices. We both ordered the pan-fried hake for the main course, which was...More

Thank Cairokid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was left sadly disappointed after our recent visit, an overall enjoyable meal which was let down due to way a concern was dealt with. I had ordered the smoked pigeon starter, which was very tasty. However I found a shot pellet in my food,...More

2  Thank James M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited on Howies while on a business trip last Saturday and was very pleased with the level of service and care I received. my waitress for the night, in particular, went above and beyond to accommodate my needs. I asked for her name so...More

Thank BIll L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always consider Howies as a go to place if you are looking for a really nice lunch or dinner! I have visited here twice in the last 2 months & the food is always faultless & the staff are always attentive. I think this...More

Thank Gemsl87
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

My friend and I have been here several times, but this visit was a little disappointing. First we were not too happy with choice of main courses - it’s not a large menu and there were 3 burgers! Our starters were ok but smaller than...More

Thank Moira W
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Howies to celebrate my daughters 22nd birthday and we were joined by my mother and a couple of friends. The lunch menu is excellent value for money as the food is plentiful and of a high standard. I can recommend the haddock and my...More

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

When I booked I mentioned that we were visiting Aberdeen as a celebration for my wife's birthday; when we sat down, the waitress offered her a complimentary glass of prosecco, which was a nice touch (she willingly accepted). The cullen skink was good, albeit a...More

Thank Plutonus
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

After a bad meal a couple of years ago we decided to go back and I am glad I did. Had a lovely lunch at a good price. Will be going back again.

Thank ScotAlfie
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debreading
27 September 2017|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry. I do not know the answer to that as I have not dined there with children. They do not advertise a Children's Menu.
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RhonaG1047
22 March 2016|
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Response from JWellingtonWimpy |
About 10 mins at an average speed as it's not far away. Up Holburn Street onto Union Street then left up Chapel Street and it's halfway up on the right hand side.
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fergus k
13 May 2015|
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Response from HowiesRestaurants | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for the email. The food is Scottish, seasonal, locally sourced and cooked to order. You can see the menu on our website it will take you straight to the Aberdeen menus. Our website I am not permitted to put here... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Chapel Street, Aberdeen AB10 1SN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 639500
  • E-mail
Description
Refurbished January 2015. Great fresh seasonal food prepared to order. 2 Large dining areas and 2 Private Dining rooms. Set prices & a la carte. Central Aberdeen. Informal, great value, well established. Excellent wine list. Whether a small intimate dinner for two, business lunch for 12 or a wedding party Howies is the perfect venue.
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