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The Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
The Grill is a real historic pub with a unique welcome. One of Aberdeen’s oldest and most famous bars, it has an internationally renowned whisky collection with friendly and helpful staff on hand to help you with your selection. Recognised by CAMRA for its historic interior, it has been chosen for its selection of cask ales as their Aberdeen Pub of the Year on several occasions. Centrally located close to the Theatre, Aberdeen Music Hall and many restaurants, The Grill is one Aberdeen pub you must make time to visit.
After-hours, Drinks
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place never changes great atmosphere. This brought back memories of my younger days in aberdeen The staff are so professional great time had

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank oilabz
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is a great bar with a huge range of whiskies. It's very central and quite small with very friendly staff who keep good order and are motivated. It was originally a restaurant until the 1920's and has a beautiful roof. Original, I think. There...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank headbeeguy
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

What a great bar with friendly and knowledgeable staff to hold your hand if you are new to whisky or discuss the finer points if you are a bit of an anorak. First time I have had a flight of whiskies and I was really...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Went to this bar with a friend who lived locally and was very pleasantly surprised. Great ambience and a very friendly atmosphere. Got talking to two ladies behind the bar Catherine and Sophie who were very attentive to us and explained all the various whiskies...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

A nice authentic feeling bar. The staff are friendly and if yoy like whisky this would be a great bar for you. Toilets need a bit if work tbh. Nice experience here though.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank H2630RDlaurenceb
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I’m no expert on Scotland’s ‘water of life’ but have friends who are, and who thoroughly recommend The Grill if you’d like some training. It’s a small, unimpressive place at first glance and easily walked past, but once inside you’ll be greeted to a single...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TonnaSteve
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The toilets are the only let down. This is a proper pub. Dynamite. I just wish all the whisky profits were invested in gutting the toilets out. Whisky selections and quality charming staff make this a must on a pub crawl.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank raymondm331
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

If you want to try something new they've got 600 to choose - definetly the best choice for a Whisky lover!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 811svenf
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This authentic bar is a musr for lovers of beer and whisky. The collection of Scotch is remarkable and the staff are very knowledgeable

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank F5822OZdavidb
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Nice and warm welcome in this authentic pub with a great whisky selection (both quality and quantity). Ideally located in the centre of Aberdeen, this place must be visited for a wee dram...or more!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Louis V
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Don M
2 July 2016|
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Response from a4gw | Property representative |
Thanks for replying, I thought maybe that's what you meant but wanted to make sure. We're glad you enjoyed the place despite the small concessions to modern life. We will try and keep it like this for as long as we can.
Ray C
21 August 2015|
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