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18 Holburn Street, Aberdeen AB10 6BT, Scotland
+44 1224 590087
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
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“tapas” (97 reviews)
“chorizo” (22 reviews)
“paella” (10 reviews)
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18 Holburn Street, Aberdeen AB10 6BT, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely wee find in Aberdeen. The food was great and the staff were very friendly and helpful. We didn't know it was bring your own booze but the restaurant owner directed us to the nearest off licence. Had a great deal of 3 tapas, bread...More

Thank Chezzacoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came as a group on a Tuesday evening when the restaurant was quite empty. I don’t understand the complaints about the staff, personally we thought the owner was a super nice guy, he greeted us, helped us pick our food, the usual chit chat...More

Thank Sboedinger
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Went as a group of 11 people for a birthday meal, we have done this in previous years and had no complaints. However this year we were greeted by a rude and quite aggressive man who told us we would not be able to pick...More

3  Thank Flora L
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We were here at the weekend for our annual girls night out. We had our table booked for 6.30 till 8.30, so when the first lot arrived at 6.20 the male manager came bounding down the stairs rudely telling us how late we were and...More

1  Thank ejfarmer
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 18 and the manager kindly opened early for us to dine mid afternoon. As we were a large group, we were offered a wide selection of tapas dishes to suit all tastes and requests. All tapas were freshly prepared, served...More

Thank lbeaton74
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Because there was a large group of us we were told on arrival that we could only have he set menu. This consisted of 2 goats cheese dishes one topped with marmalade and jam, duck stew which was chewy and no one enjoyed, mushrooms in...More

6  Thank Stephjkay
Reviewed 5 December 2017

As we came in and sat down with our bag of beers and wine (BYOB). The chef came over, welcomed us, grabbed the huge chalk board from the window and presented it to us. It listed all the dishes available and we were given an...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This is a busy and hectic restaurant and unfortunately that transferred into poor customer service. We were a large group and we had to let the waiters choose our food. When the food came it was a very poor selection, they kept bringing us potato...More

Thank JasperLim
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This review doesn't pertain to a single visit - I've been going to Josephines once or twice a year for the past 10 years or so - even back when it was a pizza place that offered tapas on the side. Now, tapas is the...More

Thank 19Scott89
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant features a basic decor but very friendly staff and excellent "small plates" or Tapa style food. We tried six different dishes and they were all outstanding. Service was excellent and prices were fair. This restaurant offers corkage if you wish to being your...More

Thank abarker02
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 34
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Holburn Street, Aberdeen AB10 6BT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 590087
Delicious tapas in a friendly laid back atmosphere. BYOB restaurant. £3 corkage per head. No spirits allowed.
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