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Kilau

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57 High Street | Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 3EH, Scotland
+44 1224 485510
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Aarhus
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful cozy, very busy café. They have a nice lunch menu and a lovely selection of cakes. They even have glutenfree and vegan options available. The prices are good too!

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Thank AnnaMeld
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always get take away here. Some of the best soy milk mochas, cappuccinos etc I've ever had! They do a hummus and olive baguette which is delicious and often have a vegan cake option. Friendly staff.

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Thank Molly M
Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent coffee, lovely snack and superb staff. What more could you want? Advise booking a table as it was exceptionally busy, but member of staff told us it was a bit quieter than usual!!

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Thank lolly1956
Birkerod, Denmark
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

good and afoordable coffee place, right in the heart of the Aberdeen university campus. very nice outside and inside areas!

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Thank 22christinagr
Scotland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I have been to Kilau countless times and every time it is just as good. The staff are super friendly and the service is great. The portions are sizeable and it's great value for money. The brownies are to die for!

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Thank Juno10
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678 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Love Kilau. Great relaxed atmosphere with friendly staff and heart fresh cafe style food that perfect for lunch. Great place to catch up with a friend or take a laptop and get some work done. Very reasonably priced and a great location.

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Thank Sarah D
Doha, Qatar
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146 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I love a scone and these homemade giants were just the ticket! Super cute cafe in the heart of Old Aberdeen, it's an absolute gem. Cute and cosy, child friendly - loved it!

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Thank sunnybunny7381
Inverness, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

We called in here at lunchtime on graduation week, and it was really busy, thankfully we had booked ahead. The food was really nice and well presented, and the service was quick and efficient, with friendly staff. If my daughter hadn't known about this restaurant, I would have walked right past the door as there is no real signage to... More 

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Thank Kelpie48
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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

I visited with my girlfriend on Sat. 7th May, the day that she was due to go into hospital to be induced ...three days later, our daughter was born... So our last outing and lunch will forever be remembered, not only because of what was about to come, but because Kilau is a special place indeed: she and I met... More 

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Thank Francesco S
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This is one of our favourite cafes. The food is wholesome and tasty, the staff always pleasant and the setting vintage and quirky. We have enjoyed breakfast, lunch, coffee and dinner here over the years and never been disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 High Street | Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 3EH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 485510
Description
Sit-in and takeaway cafe in historic Old Aberdeen.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?