Poldino’s Before the train clickety-clacked me southward, I had time for a quickish lunch in the heart of Aberdeen’s city centre. I had it in mind that I hadn’t eaten enough pizza of late, which is almost always patently untrue, but I went with the impulse so headed to Poldino’s on Little Belmont Street.Exterior The …

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Union Cafe Bistro With the breeze blowing the rain towards the horizontal, the Aberdonian welcome was characteristically to the point as I stepped off the train on a dreich Thursday morning. With a little time in hand before my first meeting of the day I toddled along Union Street looking for a suitable breakfast spot. …

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Cafe 52 Springtime snow is always a joy so it was a delight to be engulfed in big flakes on a recent trip to Aberdeen. To avoid the worst of it, we ducked into Cafe 52 on The Green.Cullen skink I was joined today by Cath who was questing for the first time. I recall …

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Sizzlers My word it was cold in Aberdeen when I disembarked the early train from Edinburgh, the other day. I needed breakfast food and refuge so headed for the nearest likely spot which was just over the road.Exterior Called Sizzlers, it’s essentially a counter takeaway but there’s some informal seating in the back where you …

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Rustico To round out my jaunt to the granite city, I took a recommendation from my cabbie and toddled to Rustico on Union Row.Exterior A down-at-heel Sicilian-style Italian, it’s a signature property packed with charm. The extensive front of house team are full of warmth and keep service ticking along accurately and at a good …

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