An intimate dinner
It’s all about the arty ambience, baby at Musa, on Exchange Street. This hipster hangout doubles as a gallery and music venue, naturally. It’s good grub too – everything from veggie burgers to pork belly pate.
A late brunch
Tuck into unlimited hot buttered toast at Foodstory Café, in Thistle Street. You can have as much toast as you can eat, but with heavenly homemade soup, legendary bacon butties and extra special porridge with fruit compote, why settle for toast?
Good things come in small, spicy packages at Lahore Karahi,on King Street. Its traditional Pakistani dishes will have your taste-buds tingling. Try the namesake Karahi – spicy chicken or lamb on the bone, cooked in a flat-bottomed pot.
Given Aberdeen's variable weather, being able to eat street food indoors is a big plus. Thaikhun, gives you the chance to sample Bangkok-style street food sitting down, but you can also take away the stir fries, noodle dishes and curries. A three-chilli warning on the Phao Kee Mao tells you it will really warm you up on a cold day