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The Pier

€€ - €€€British, Cafe,
Beach Esplanade, Aberdeen AB24 5NS, Scotland
+44 1224 379940
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“panini” (7 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (2 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
All hours
British, Cafe, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Beach Esplanade, Aberdeen AB24 5NS, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I throughly enjoyed this new addition to the Beach Esplanade. It was clean and friendly. We managed to get a table just before the lunch time rush. The staff were efficient, and the food tasted fresh. This may be our first visit, but most definitely...More

Thank MishRJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This relatively new beachfront cafe/ restaurant is a welcome addition. We opted for the handmade burgers which were reasonably priced and tasty. Friendly staff.

Thank F5822OZdavidb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When the old Pier Bistro burned to the ground we had to find another beach caf'e to meet for our Bacon Roll and tea This was my friend John and I's weekly treat since I suffered a stroke. When we saw in the local press...More

Thank Ronann_0725
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are visiting Aberdeen make sure you find time to visit this place, food is excellent staff are friendly and efficient even when it is packed. It’s situated right on the beach front.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met friends for a catch up over lunch. There was something for all tastes on the menu. Staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. Drinks and food were served fairly quickly and everyone enjoyed their meal. Will definitely return.

Thank Abz8dp
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been in here since it reopened / very nice decor , lots of nice touches like the wall lights & hundreds of cushions. My wife ordered the pancake stack with bacon & I had Mac n Cheese along with a couple of lattes....More

Thank deesidegranite
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I love The Pier, the staff are friendly and welcoming and I have really enjoyed both my breakfast and my lunch many times at this place, the smoothies are amazing and the home baking cakes / deserts are to die for! the evening menu is...More

Thank Charl0tta
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went here for brunch during the week - great menu choice although a shame they didn't have all the Smoothie options available. Pineapple & Pear smoothie was lovely though! Really nice decor and comfy seats. Will definitely be back - lunch/dinner menu looks great!

Thank BeekieBoo
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I believe The Pier id fairly new, if you haven't visited, then please do it is excellent. the decoration is lovely, cheeky wooden tables and comfy chars, with plenty room between tables. This was particularly good for us visiting with our new grandson in his...More

1  Thank Karen T
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Recently visited The Pier with some friends for an evening meal. Lovely decor. Tasty venison lasagne and lots of tempting desserts which unfortunately, we were too full to try as the portion size for the main was very generous. The waiting staff were very attentive...More

Thank Gary S
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31 January 2015|
Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
We hope it will be reopen in the autumn time all being well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Esplanade, Aberdeen AB24 5NS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 379940
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The Pier is an awesome venue on Aberdeen Beach Front. We are open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with a selection of Coffee & Homemade Cakes
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