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Cafe 52

) #33 of 537 Restaurants in Aberdeen €€ - €€€ British, , Fusion
52 The Green, Aberdeen AB11 6PE, Scotland
+44 1224 590094
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Scottish, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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52 The Green, Aberdeen AB11 6PE, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I love a restaurant that will change up their whole menu on a daily basis depending on what ingredients they have. This is what this place prides itself on. The food has always been delicious, not cheap but definitely good value. The ambience of the...More

Thank grantshaw2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I quite like Cafe 52 while I'm in Aberdeen, so popped in for some lunch last week. I had the chicken and pepper sandwich - it was lovely, Mayo was tasty and the bread was fresh. Washed down with a can of San Pellegrino, all...More

Thank JamesMAlexander
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a good lunch here, the £5 menu option is varied and a good buy. The décor inside is unusual, but in a good way, there's plenty to look at and talk about. We opted for the hummus, it was a good sized portion...More

Thank judith048
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a town centre eatery that wasn't the usual pizza, pasta, fast food stuff. Tourist Information gave us the names of a few places to look .. and we found Cafe52. We booked for early evening as they wanted the table back...More

Thank sara_j_eyre
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe in Aberdeen's historic market area, the Green, is a treasure. The cafe stretches under the arches on which Aberdeen's main street (Union Street) is built and is a cosy haven of excellent food. There is also an outdoor eating area under cover. We...More

Thank Murdoch S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waiting staff could not do more for us and menu was on point. Wine selection good value. All at a suitable price point and great location.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm back in love with Cafe 52, it was a favourite many years ago. The restaurant has upped its game; the decor is much improved, the menu has something for everyone, helpful staff, prices are good. Stylish and unique, somewhere that stands out as different...More

Thank Runninglaura
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great alternative to all the shopping centre chain places and one of the few locations in central Aberdeen where (when the weather cooperates) it is really nice to sit outside to eat. £5 lunch dishes are good value, interesting and tasty range of options and...More

Thank Scottish_Lainey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a funny pedestrian triangular little open space tucked in behind Union Street. Warm decor in a long thinnish room that leads back to a small bar. There is a wooden open air terrace in the street which also has a covered, heated dining area....More

Thank 1anon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So this is my third visit/review. 1st visit - lunch was great 2nd visit - dinner, not so great This visit again was very mixed. Food was lovely, service was not. Had to ask to order drinks, not ordered dessert/coffee etc. Not sure I'd go...More

1  Thank susan2909
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Questions & Answers
Maureen M
15 March 2017|
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Response from A1ireview | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the shepherds hut is outside the main restaurant. It is fab, but probably a little small for 12. I would definitely book it for a party of around 8.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 The Green, Aberdeen AB11 6PE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 590094
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