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“Surprisingly good”
Review of The Grill

The Grill
Ranked #53 of 671 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pub, Scottish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Grill is a traditional Scottish standing pub where the emphasis is on serving a wide range of beers, ales and spirits. We specialise in Whisky and have a large selection to choose from.
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

From the outside, this place looks like it might just be an old fashioned boozer. Its wonderfully situated on Union Street with a back entrance towards the chippies and the clubs on Windmill Brae.
Step inside, and youll find all age groups, men and women, and a really friendly atmosphere. Lots of awards for urban pub over the bar. Excellent selection of draught beer, but if you are a whisky enthusiast, you will be pleasantly surprised. I guess if there is a whisky available on the planet youll get it here- some Ive never heard of, including Japanese.
Bar staff have a really good knowledge of the whiskies on offer, and are generally friendly good humoured and helpful.
Hubby tells me that gents should check out the loos when they first go in, as they are in the basement. I didn't check the ladies Im afraid, but Im told they are on the ground floor

Visited July 2014
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Erbil, Iraq
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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“The One Place NOT to Miss in Aberdeen”
Reviewed 20 June 2014

I feel I'm well schooled in single malts but I was humbled. Not only did they have my every request most of the time they knew exactly where it was. Place has great history as well. Worth an hour of your time.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“A good old fashioned friendly bar”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

A great bar, great ales and thee best selection of whisky in the world. not bad for rums as well. The staff are very knowledgeable and if you are on your own looking for a chat, the staff will always take you on.

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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Fab pub”
Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

This has been consistently one of the best pubs in Aberdeen for a very long time, brilliant choice of booze and brilliant staff...

Visited May 2014
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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“Tradiitional Pub in the centre of Aberdeen”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The best beers and whiskeys available in Aberdeen. The bar staff are possibly the fastest servers I've come across. You wont wait long for drinks in the Grill.

Visited May 2014
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