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The College

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Been more since the decor update!

The change has made it a little less chilly. Need to get in a good seat to avoid a draft from the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Mel S

Having not visited The College for many years, I was happy to see that it is looking much more... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Laurencekirk, United Kingdom
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12 Oct 2018
“Been more since the decor update!”
12 Aug 2018
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9 Alford Place, Aberdeen AB10 1YD, Scotland
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

The change has made it a little less chilly. Need to get in a good seat to avoid a draft from the main doors and side “smoking” door. However good choice of drinks in a cool setting with good staff. Mostly enjoyed their UFC event...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mel S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a few drinks here. Eclectic selection of cocktails mixed to a high standard. The decor of fresh and refined, friendly bar staff and entertainment. Good for couples or business drinks out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dominic B
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Having not visited The College for many years, I was happy to see that it is looking much more modern. The bar has a great atmosphere and a good gin selection room served in balloon glasses.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 10karenr
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Great venue. Great beer. Clientele left a little to be desired, however, ross made the whole experience 100% better. Polite, attentive, clean - an all round wonderfull table cleaner. Ross made the visit vastly better.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Met some friends for a drink. Very difficult to have a conversation with VERY noisy (multiple) tv screens. Extremely disappointed to see many drinks being served with plastic straws. I did mention it and asked for mine without. Surely this is not acceptable?More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LMcGSop
Sarah R, Social Media at The College, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your experience with us. Across our company we have been introducing the eco friendly biodegradable to cut down our plastic waste, I will speak to the management team to make sure that they have been using the correct ones...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a round of drinks, the lady who served us was great, very helpful! The round of drinks was really cheap. The bar was almost empty, it was cold and the television was blaring, to the point where we couldn’t hear each other...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LouMil18
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Came to watch the rugby at the weekend, bar was very quiet which i was surprised at. Saying that, the place was freezing. Far too cold to be comfortable. Friendly bar staff

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Had a table booked with a few friends. But the premise of my booking was that we were going to order food. At no point did anyone say they didn't serve food....it was only when we all got peckish after a few drinks and asked...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Sanchez247
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Booked for a table after dinner, getting confirmation to watch the football match of my team with my friends. Once there (the bar was empty), the owner said "Sorry guys, I expected to work extra but I didn't, so now I'll watch another match!"...what...?

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank francescorD5812FC
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Nice enough venue for a drink with an interesting bar layout and screens for live sports. Staff are friendly and atmosphere is generally pleasant. Much quieter during afternoons big can get very busy if showing a large sporting event.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank sarahdH1110RM
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