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‘Guid gear comes in sma’ bulk’

Tuesday 2 August 2022

‘Guid gear comes in sma’ bulk’

A new month brings a new menu... ‘Guid gear comes in sma’ bulk’

We are very excited to share our latest menu which now features Scottish inspired tapas ideal for sharing with friends, family and acquaintances. Filled with quality Scottish produce, our new menu has a selection of meat, fish and veggie tapas which can be enjoyed whatever the occasion, along with the perfect drink pairings from wine, cocktails, beer and whiskies.

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Celebrate Christmas at The Esslemont

Monday 25 July 2022

Celebrate Christmas at The Esslemont

We know it may seem early but with just under five months until Christmas Day, it is time to make your plans for the festive season!

Our chefs have created delicious Christmas menus which feature all the seasonal classics and indulgent dishes to enjoy with your favourite festive tipple.

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The Esslemont returns - May 2021

Thursday 8 April 2021

The Esslemont returns - May 2021

Good news on the horizon…we are reopening the doors on Monday 17th May!

With less than a week to go...it's time to share our new menus!

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✨Shop, dine and park for FREE...back for 2021!

Wednesday 9 December 2020

✨Shop, dine and park for FREE...back for 2021!

We are excited to announce our new partnership with Bon Accord Aberdeen to offer free parking if you dine with us at The Esslemont.

Simply park as normal, collect your chip coin and when paying the bill after dining with us, we will replace your chip coin for free parking!

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Recipe - Lentil Bolognese

Monday 23 March 2020

Recipe - Lentil Bolognese

Lentil Bolognese

Ingredients 800g cooked Lentils2 tin chopped tomato2 onion chopped3 garlic cloves3 carrots chopped4 stick celery chopped250g washed spinachChopped Basil, or 1 teaspoon mix dried herbs1 bay leaf4 tablespoon tomato pureeSalt and Pepper500g Pasta

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Parking for The Esslemont

Thursday 9 January 2020

Parking for The Esslemont

The Esslemont is located in a prime city centre position on our main thoroughfare, Union Street which is easily accessed by foot and public transport.

For parking, there a few options located close by including -

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Iconic building back to life with the opening of two new restaurants on Union Street

Thursday 29 August 2019

Iconic building back to life with the opening of two new restaurants on Union Street

The Esslemont Bar & Restaurant and Mac’s Pizzeria, situated in the former Esslemont & Macintosh building has officially opened to the public, following a six-figure transformation.

The new venue, which features two concepts within the iconic building, has launched The Esslemont Bar & Restaurant based on the ground floor and Mac’s Pizzeria on the first floor.

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Iconic re-style of historic Union Street department store underway

Friday 7 June 2019

Iconic re-style of historic Union Street department store underway

The transformation of one of the city’s most iconic buildings, part of the former Esslemont and Macintosh (E&Ms) department store, has commenced as independent hospitality operators the McGinty’s Group officially takeover.

The hospitality group which now operates eight pubs, restaurants and hotels in Aberdeen, has started their significant refurbishment project which will see them occupy and transform the ground and first floors of no.38 Union Street.

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Local hospitality group set to serve up transformation of historic Union Street department store in Aberdeen

Friday 8 February 2019

Local hospitality group set to serve up transformation of historic Union Street department store in Aberdeen

Independent hospitality operators, The McGinty’s Group has strengthened its portfolio with the addition of one of the city’s most iconic buildings, part of the former Esslemont and Macintosh (E&Ms) department store.

The McGinty’s Group which operates six pubs, restaurants and hotels in Aberdeen including McGinty’s Meal An’ Ale, The Stag, No.10 Bar & Restaurant, The Ferryhill House Hotel, The Fourmile and The Silver Darling, will occupy the famous site with plans to redevelop the venue with a £500,000 refurbishment.

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McGinty’s an’ Ale The Stag No.10 Aberdeen Ferryhill House Hotel The Fourmile Kingswells The Silver Darling The Esslemont Macs Pizzeria The Grill Under the Hammer
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