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McGinty's Meal an' Ale

££ - £££, ,
504 Union Street, Aberdeen AB10 1TT, Scotland
+44 1224 626720
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (13 reviews)
“steak pie” (10 reviews)
“nachos” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Gastropub, Scottish, Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
504 Union Street, Aberdeen AB10 1TT, Scotland
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Reviewed today

After reading all the great reviews was looking forward to a lovely meal. The starter was good (bbq chicken nachos) however wasn't really impressed with the mains. I was expecting the chicken faijitas to have some taste but both the chicken and the onions and...More

Thank MaryGShetland
Reviewed today via mobile

We ate here on Saturday afternoon the food was ok but my drink tasted funny so they changed it for the same but out of a can for free.

Thank winsford C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fist things first. Have been to McGinty's a few times for Scampi (normally a weekday) and always been really good. This occasion was a Saturday night. Took a seat in one of the booths at the front door. Sat for a good 10mins with no...More

Thank swordfleece
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking for somewhere to eat on my own as you do when away on business! Went in here for a beer, sat down had a look at the menu and within a few minutes a waitress arrived asking if I was eating? I am...More

Thank Chelsdave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went into McGintys for the first time last Saturday, thought this would just be another boring Aberdeen city centre pub, how wrong I was!! I ordered fish and chips and they were ok but what made it great was the service from a young...More

Thank Les040758
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sara was the best and friendliest waitress here so bubbly and engaging and cared about our experience. Meal was excellent too

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for a great night. We all enjoyed the haggis for the first time 👍. Service was exceptional from Sara. Meals were very filling and full of flavour.

Thank Sheryl L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I'm in Scotland and want to eat Scottish where do I go? McGinty's offered the perfect answer. First off all the staff were really attentive and friendly. The food (as noted by others) is just good honest home cooking. Portions are large and there...More

Thank stuartdNewburyUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always pop in to Mcgintys during a night out for a couple of drinks good selection & helpful staff..

Thank stuABZ
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The service was very pleasant, the beer excellent and the food standard pub fare. There was a good choice of cask ale, fish and chips was around a tenner and there was a nice relaxed atmosphere. Perhaps there ere too many screens showing the football,...More

Thank Jeff1903
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Gastropub, Scottish, Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 Union Street, Aberdeen AB10 1TT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 626720
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A very warm welcome to McGinty's Meal an' Ale, a traditional, cosy Scottish pub where you can enjoy great beers, real ales and other favourite tipples plus wonderful home cooking, and, if that was not enough, a richt guid blether with friends!
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