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32 Union Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1NN, Scotland
+44 1224 624145
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (22 reviews)
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“tiramisu” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
32 Union Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1NN, Scotland
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Great food as always, and a great laugh, with Carmine, and Elizabeth they are a great duo. Never get tired eating here food never fails to please and fantastic value.

1  Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Very small room where you are almost part of the kitchen. Fabulous authentic Italian food. The lasagne was excellent. 3 course lunch, a choice for starters and mains, and cake for dessert, all for £5. Splashed out on garlic bread( delicious) for £1. Owner(chef) and...More

1  Thank minseee
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Although this restaurant is small , the food is excellent. The food is cooked to order and you can see directly into the kitchen. The garlic bread is one of the best I have tasted and Is worth having. It is also an ideal location...More

1  Thank grahamburns56
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place is bizzare - felt unwelcome from the minute we walked in, I hadn't even taken my coat off before the waitress was telling me that last orders in there is 6:45pm. Our table was booked for 6:30pm and my friend was told when...More

2  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited Carmine's just before we were heading to the theatre across the road. We had heard of the restaurant's reputation but had never visited before. We were not disappointed and, indeed, were very impressed. It's 'no frills' but we enjoyed the...More

Thank Edward O
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

If you want somewhere that serves good unpretentious Italian food the this is the place to go, and much cheaper than most other places in Aberdeen.

Thank Fiona P
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Love Carmines been going here for years. Best original pizza in Aberdeen! Great pre theatre meal as well.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I took my kids in here on the way to HMT. The food is amazing, the staff are so friendly and chatty. Would absolutely come back, a real find

Thank Gibby12909
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Had a lunch for two at Carmines last weekend while out shopping. Had been to Carmines many times before but not for a few months. As soon as we walked in we were welcomed like old friends and shown to our table. Service was very...More

Thank Rmmc16
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This is the most rustic and realistically Italian restaurant that I have visited in not only Aberdeen but also Scotland. This is a no frills, fantastic value restaurant with friendly staff and delicious food. I'll certainly be back.

1  Thank BigDave1958
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Union Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1NN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 624145
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