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Cafe 52

) #33 of 538 Restaurants in Aberdeen $$ - $$$ British, , Fusion
52 The Green, Aberdeen AB11 6PE, Scotland
+44 1224 590094
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Scottish, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
52 The Green, Aberdeen AB11 6PE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We were looking for a town centre eatery that wasn't the usual pizza, pasta, fast food stuff. Tourist Information gave us the names of a few places to look .. and we found Cafe52. We booked for early evening as they wanted the table back...More

Thank sara_j_eyre
Reviewed yesterday

This cafe in Aberdeen's historic market area, the Green, is a treasure. The cafe stretches under the arches on which Aberdeen's main street (Union Street) is built and is a cosy haven of excellent food. There is also an outdoor eating area under cover. We...More

Thank Murdoch S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Waiting staff could not do more for us and menu was on point. Wine selection good value. All at a suitable price point and great location.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'm back in love with Cafe 52, it was a favourite many years ago. The restaurant has upped its game; the decor is much improved, the menu has something for everyone, helpful staff, prices are good. Stylish and unique, somewhere that stands out as different...More

Thank Runninglaura
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great alternative to all the shopping centre chain places and one of the few locations in central Aberdeen where (when the weather cooperates) it is really nice to sit outside to eat. £5 lunch dishes are good value, interesting and tasty range of options and...More

Thank Scottish_Lainey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a funny pedestrian triangular little open space tucked in behind Union Street. Warm decor in a long thinnish room that leads back to a small bar. There is a wooden open air terrace in the street which also has a covered, heated dining area....More

Thank 1anon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So this is my third visit/review. 1st visit - lunch was great 2nd visit - dinner, not so great This visit again was very mixed. Food was lovely, service was not. Had to ask to order drinks, not ordered dessert/coffee etc. Not sure I'd go...More

1  Thank susan2909
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a quick Sunday lunch and left very happy. Located down on the green, cafe 52 occupies a great space. They have outside seating under a canopy if you fancy sitting outside. We sat inside, the cafe had a great atmosphere, walls stripped back...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a bite to eat and a drink. We were too late for lunch however the afternoon tapas was exactly what we were looking for. The choice was excellent. We chose chicken with a herby mayonnaise, chorizo with apricots and a selection of...More

Thank Aberdeen_Geo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Forget all those naff chain restaurants in town or in Union Square. Cafe 52 Is soooo cool - it's got the goods! Quality plates for lunch & dinner - £5 for lunch insane value for what you are served! Everything is prepared with love and...More

Thank stewcaat
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Maureen M
15 March 2017|
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Response from A1ireview | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the shepherds hut is outside the main restaurant. It is fab, but probably a little small for 12. I would definitely book it for a party of around 8.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 The Green, Aberdeen AB11 6PE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 590094
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