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Howies Aberdeen

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50 Chapel Street, Aberdeen AB10 1SN, Scotland
+44 1224 639500
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First time either of us had been and thought it was amazing! Wasn't expecting it to be so nice inside either. Couldn't fault the service or food and was delighted when we could get our favourites - brewdog/6 deg north beer.

Thank bakidanzboana
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent meal at Howies with family. Staff were welcoming and attentive. The food was very tasty, we all chose different dishes and everyone enjoyed their meal. Good value. Will definitely be back, next time we visit our son.

Thank RedLichtie59
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every aspect of the meal was delicious and the staff were courteous and knowledgeable, I would thoroughly recommend Howies to anyone!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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260 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 courses for £15 what a bargain. Popped in here early on Saturday evening which gave us access to this great deal. Food was delicious and service was also good. Had not been in Howies for a number of years so this was a pleasant surprise. Will certainly be back.

Thank derekm6
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice relaxed atmosphere with a great lunch menu, 2 courses for £10.95 or 3 for £13.95. Great range of dishes and great vegetarian options. Staff were friendly and relaxed and didn't rush us. Opted for the Vegetarian Haggis, Neeps & Tatties to start followed by the Butternut squash Risotto. Perfect portion size for lunch and very tasty.

Thank L33nn3
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I forgot to submit a review for Howies as I was leaving on a long trip a couple of days after our group visit, so I'm catching up now. Nearly 20 of us, mostly non-Aberdonians, on a reunion night out in a pre-booked private room (fortunately as there was a massive party taking up nearly all of the main room),... More 

Thank James M
Houston, Texas
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122 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here based on a recommendation for traditional Scottish Cuisine and we really enjoyed all dishes. Food was excellently prepared in both traditional and contemporary presentations. Wines and drinks were outstanding with five different serving portions of wine from 125 ml through 1/2 bottle as well as by the bottle. Service was outstanding - staff was friendly and attentive.... More 

Thank DiegoCandela
Peterhead, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent all round restaurant. Great food, service and value for money. We tend to look at all the foreign food restaurants as our first choice and often best places to eat, however Howies provide great local produce with a modern feel, which is not complicated or too fussy. Staff are well versed in the menu and make... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we just popped in on the chance that we could get a table , the menu was lovely, and food was outstanding the service was first class, will go again , and have an evening meal , would highly recommend lunch, and you will not be disappointed

Thank ebc343
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a 'last minute' choice for dinner, and we are so glad we made the decision. Our food was very good, and we were well looked after by our waiter. My friend and I both had sea bass specials and they were cooked perfectly. Overall a nice experience - and value for money.

Thank Moira W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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
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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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?