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“Great all year round”
Review of Books and Beans

Books and Beans
Ranked #4 of 34 Coffee & Tea in Aberdeen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$11
Cuisines: Cafe, Soups
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: BOOKS AND BEANS is a quality Coffee Shop bang in the centre of Aberdeen serving all day lunches and snacks, fantastic homemade soups, sandwiches, salads and panini as well as a range of excellent Fair Trade Coffee, Tea & Chocolate. Upstairs we've also got a great 2nd Hand Bookstore and Internet Cafe offering Faxing, Printing and free WIFI.Open 7 Days, 22 Belmont Street, Aberdeen, AB101JH.
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Have been here several times; mainly for lunch. Soup and sandwich deal goes down well on colder days in Aberdeen, and in the sunny weather we've been lucky with recently it's good to get a sandwich to takeaway and sit in Union Terrace Gardens right across the street! Food always tastes great and staff are friendly.

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Thank LauraB354
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Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

Love this place, their panini and cakes are excellent. The tikka with sweet chilli is a favourite. Can get very busy at lunch but worth the wait. The queuing downstairs often makes absolutely no sense, with people waiting in odd places and then getting stuck when paying with a card.
My only real negative is that upstairs desperately needs a deep clean. Around the windows need scrubbing and the dead plants on top of the bookcases need binning. The fish tank could probably also do with a proper clean.
Just beware the seagulls!

Thank sugarringdoughnut
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Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

I have visited books and beans twice since I have been in aberdeen and both times I have been delighted with the food, atmosphere and service. With a wide range of choice for food and drinks I was stuck for choice. The waiting time for our food was very short and the servers both times were very friendly. I definitely reccomend this place.

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Reviewed 22 May 2014

Great place, great service. Will definitely return. The best thing about this place is the quality customer care, highly recommended!!

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Thank Richard J
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

This was once at the front when it came to coffee shops and the idea of a combining it with a second hand book shop upstairs was novel. It simply does not work for me, the staff are off putting behind the too high counter the coffee/ book space up a level is needing a makeover. Think it out folks books at one side and coffee tables on the half next to the windows. It’s not good having a book worm craning their neck to see a likely title while trying not to spill you tea/coffee. Down stairs is quite a tight space. The coffee is good when you get it and the snacks are ok.

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