Restaurants to fall in love with all year round

There are few experiences more romantic than a candlelit dinner for two. It is something that has the unique ability to help you forget about the stresses of everyday life and enjoy a special moment with your significant other. If Cupid did dining experiences, they would be here in the North-east of Scotland, where plentiful culinary escapes continue to provide a romantic escape from everyday life.

Get all loved up this valentine’s day and throughout the year with our top spots for a romantic meal across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.  

Kildrummy Inn

Relax in front of roaring log fire, and take in peaceful countryside views at Kildrummy Inn. Taste a menu which showcases the best of Scotland’s larder through rich dishes that ooze luxury.

Eat on the Green

You probably wouldn’t expect a flavour of Hollywood in a remote North-east town, but that’s exactly what local celebrity chef Craig Wilson serves up at Eat on the Green. With A list guests including Sir Sean Connery and Patrick Stewart, Eat on the Green enchants diners with high quality dishes packed with local flavour.  

Tor na Coille

Escape to majestic countryside and dine in grandeur at Tor na Coille. Found within acres of woodland and panoramic views of Royal Deeside, culinary classics are transformed with innovative twists and stylish arrangements.

IX Restaurant

Appreciate the passion injected into your meal and watch chefs create platefuls of excitement through the unique theatre kitchen at the IX Restaurant. Creating a menu of delights that is driven by the in-season produce and truly reflect the flavours of the North-east.

Grape & Grain

You’ll fall in love with the art deco interior and impressive grand piano to match, Grape & Grain creates an opulent and intimate bar experience. Explore an extensive list of fine wines, cocktails and spirits including local gin and whisky.


Café 52

For a quirky and unassuming dining experience, a booking within the cave-like snug of Café 52 is a must. Make it a date night with friends and get exclusive use of the private cabin outside on the green.

Bistro Verde

Dine at the popular restaurant Bistro Verde where traditional and experimental flavours meet to create unforgettable tastes. Expect fine-dining within a relaxed setting here and soon discover why it’s one of the most desired seafood eateries in the region.


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