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Krakatoa

Closed Now: 13:00 - 00:00
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The Art of Noise

been to a few gigs here always excellent, great choice of beers, well worth a visit when your next... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sheepsville
Fun pub!

Great atmosphere, cool surroundings, cheap booze, live music, love it! When staying in Aberdeen we... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Linda H
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Established in 1965, and Aberdeen's original live music bar. This beautifully equipped, state of the art, 200 capacity venue is conveniently located where the harbour meets the city centre, between Union Street and nearby Union Square (where parking...more
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2 Trinity Quay | Merchant Quarter, Aberdeen AB11 5AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

been to a few gigs here always excellent, great choice of beers, well worth a visit when your next in town

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sheepsville
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Great atmosphere, cool surroundings, cheap booze, live music, love it! When staying in Aberdeen we go every night!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Fantastic friendly bar. Great choice of beers, ciders and spirits. Knowledgeable bar staff. Full of great curios and great customers. Give it a try......Bands are on after 8pm and there may be a cost.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Great selection of drinks, friendly staff especially Gill who was very informative and fun. Honestly best cocktails in Aberdeen, hands down :)

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Any bar that has a tropical fish tank in the ladies loo is alright by me! That and an excellent atmosphere and cheap cocktails - what’s not to love?!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jomo1505
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for over a decade and always enjoy. Great drink selection and great music (not as good as before) and the refurbishment has been done well. Still a pity about the poor toilets and having just used to jukebox for the first time...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Look, identikit craft ale bars selling pretention and beard oil have their place. And I enjoy spending time in old man pubs and draining my salary at up market cocktail bars. Which is a good thing because Aberdeen's jam packed with all three types of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Jen H
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Picture your dream bar. Does it have lines of world beer, real ales, nice ciders, the best sound system that money can buy, a jukebox filled with rock and metal, epic spirit selection, unique cocktail menu, stay open until 3, have great touring bands booked...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank ILikeNiceDarkBeer
Reviewed 25 March 2018

If you’re looking for heavy metal live music at the weekend, this is the place to be. Lots of local bands play here and you’ll get a decent drink as well. Theres a dance floor and seated area with tables. Friendly and varied personalities come...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Lyn T
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Always great fun. Massive selection of spirits, beers and fun (but toxic) cocktails. Good selection of music on the jukebox and live bands on the weekend.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Cameron M
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Ellen C
7 September 2018|
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Response from IPSquint | Property representative |
From 8pm until 11pm is a selection of live music that varies each week, but we publish listings on our Facebook page and website. From 11pm until 3am is NEON LOUNGE, the music switches seamlessly from one genre to another... More
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