Festival pit stops
Looking for somewhere to grab a late night drink when you visit one of our 2018 Aberdeen Festivals? We’ve pulled together a list of our top places - whether you’re looking for a cocktail, a local craft beer or a wee dram in cosy traditional settings.
For a classy cocktail …
99 Bar & Kitchen
Music. Liquor. Fun. Food. And right in the heart of the city centre festival action. Choose from cocktails including ‘Pedro Paramo’, ‘Tequila Mockingbird’ and of course, ‘The Classic Martini’!
It wisely calls itself the ‘home for discerning drinkers’ and it’s here that you can sample some of the finest cocktails around. And if you’ve got time before or after a festival and want to learn how to make the Orchid classics for yourself book onto a popular mixology class.
For a craft beer…
BrewDog – Flagship bar
Grab one of the famous BrewDog craft beers in the setting of it’s very first bar! If you’re not a fan of a particular beer don’t worry – there is a rotation of 100 BrewDog beers including guests too!
Six Degrees North
This quirky bar is right in the heart of the city and is close to many festival location favourites including The Blue Lamp and Marischal College. Sample craft beers from 20 beer taps and a bottle list of over 60 bottles!
For a wee tipple…
Established in 1870, The Grill is one of Aberdeen’s most treasured gems. As former Whisky Bar of the Year, its no surprise that this traditional Scottish pub has a huge selection of whiskies to sample!
McGinty’s Meal An’ Ale
Choose from the finest cask ales, draught beers, wines, premium spirits and more than 100 whiskies, gins and rums in this welcoming pub.
And if you’re grabbing those party shoes and planning on dancing the night away after your visit to a festival, the city’s Union Street and surrounding streets are lined with late night stylish bars and nightclubs! Visit https://visitabdn.com/what-to-do/aberdeen/nightlife/ for more information.