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32 Union Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1NN, Scotland
+44 1224 624145
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (22 reviews)
“lasagne” (13 reviews)
“italian food” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
32 Union Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1NN, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carmines 5.30pm Saturday 2nd December. Packed, buzzing, young, old, local and foreign, a cross section of humanity all having a ball. The joy Carmine and Liz bring to us all is immeasurable. Merry Christmas from Anne & Bruce

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We went to Carmines following a friends recommendation, as previously stated this is a very small no frills eatery but we immediately understood why people go back time after time. Such value for money you will not find in anywhere else in Aberdeen and the...More

Thank nursey07
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

What can I say good food, great banter and great value for money! This is a secret gem of Aberdeen, if you want authentic Italian food with no frills but great taste then Carmines is the place to go. Book if you don't want to...More

2  Thank fiwhy
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Wow! Three courses (two of which are out of this world) for £5! Totally amazing. We always come here for lunch when we arrive in Aberdeen after a long journey. I recommend the soup of the day to start (always minestrone) and the lasagne (wait...More

Thank Iain R
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I've been told about carmine's for years but never actually been. But today I finally went and boy do I which I'd gone sooner so I could have made this my regular spot. Simple but delicious with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. The lunch time three...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Carmines doesn't change.....great value limited choice lunch and a wider range of food kin the early evening. Great for pre theatre as it's so close. We enjoyed some excellent pizza, fast and friendly service and good value for money.

Thank Sheila J
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We've been going to Carmines's as a family for many years. Our kids love it, we love it, and Carmine and Liz always remember us and give us a big welcome. They are great with the kids. Amazing food, best Italian freshly made food in...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Great food as always, and a great laugh, with Carmine, and Elizabeth they are a great duo. Never get tired eating here food never fails to please and fantastic value.

1  Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Very small room where you are almost part of the kitchen. Fabulous authentic Italian food. The lasagne was excellent. 3 course lunch, a choice for starters and mains, and cake for dessert, all for £5. Splashed out on garlic bread( delicious) for £1. Owner(chef) and...More

1  Thank minseee
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Although this restaurant is small , the food is excellent. The food is cooked to order and you can see directly into the kitchen. The garlic bread is one of the best I have tasted and Is worth having. It is also an ideal location...More

1  Thank grahamburns56
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Union Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1NN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 624145
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