5 popular food spots in Aberdeen for students

Aberdeen has a unique food scene, with an international offering. We asked RGU students and alumni on Instagram what their favourite food spots in the Granite City are. Read this blog to discover five of the venues they recommended.

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Dos Amigos

Dos Amigos is an independent authentic Spanish/Mexican restaurant run by two friends.

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“The food is so tasty and fresh! Brilliant menu with lots of different options and lovely staff! My favourites on the menu are the tapas starters, chicken fajitas and churros, they are incredible.”


📍 58-60 Justice Mill Lane, AB11 6EP

Bagel Society

Previously Simple Bee, Bagel Society have been making a buzz with their delicious comfort food.

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“The food is to die for and the staff are so lovely. I love the Chim Kai, it’s my favourite. Coffee is very good too.”


📍 68 Rosemount Place, AB25 2XJ


A quirky café in the city centre, Foodstory serves healthy, locally-sourced food with an extensive vegan selection. The café is made up of recycled furniture which gives it a very homey vibe.

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“I really enjoy the vegan selection and the atmosphere there. The best items are probably the cinnamon rolls, but they have great sandwiches as well”.


📍 11-15 Thistle Street, AB10 1XZ

Flakes Diner

Perfect for a night out, Flakes Diner offers handmade smashed burgers, waffles, milkshakes and cookie dough.

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“I love their ambiance and they’ve got the best smashed beef burger. The cherry on top is that they are also halal.”


📍 22 King Street, AB24 5AX

Estabulo Rodizio Bar & Grill

Estabulo is a chain specialised in barbecued meat, but vegetarian and fish dishes are also on offer.

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“I love the ambiance, and of course, the food. Most importantly, the different kinds of protein served at the table make the dining experience exceptional.”


📍 Guild Street, AB11 5RG

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