bars and clubs in Aberdeen
Aberdeen is one of Scotland’s major cities with a multitude of entertainment venues. Bars and clubs are an important feature of the city’s nightlife and the variety of places cater for everyone’s needs and tastes. They range from bars with restaurants that have resident chefs, to traditional inns with mellow jazz and soul music.
The majority of these are concentrated at the centre of the city and easily located. It has a wonderful blend of old-style bars and more modern clubs that add to the atmosphere of the city. The Old Mill Inn is one of the more traditional bars that concentrates on food and features the best of the local produce, allowing for a more family-orientated atmosphere. The Howff by contrast caters for a wider variety of clientele with a range of liqueurs from Spanish to Italian and serves food.
Both Union Street and Windmill Brae at the heart of Aberdeen are the focal point of the majority of bars and clubs. The Cotton Club is one popular venue which plays a range of music from throughout the decades and holds a number of other events and live music shows. Po Na Na is a club for fans of techno, house and trance music, much like The Ministry. One of the most popular clubs in Aberdeen (and Scotland) is Espionage, a converted Church that has four bars on two floors.
This has a relaxed atmosphere and plays a variety of music to accommodate all tastes. Aberdeen’s nightlife is complete with stylish bars like Revolution which is at the cutting-edge of the music and club scene and has bars all across the United Kingdom.
A thriving commercial city, Aberdeen is the centre of the international North Sea offshore oil and gas industry, earning it the title, 'Oil Capital of Europe'. Besides this, there is surprisingly loads to do in the town in so far as going out is concerned.
Aberdeen has a university and as a result a substantial student nightlife.
For its size Aberdeen has a huge number of clubs.
A host of musical entertainment venues throughout the city cater for every taste - from classical, folk and world music to jazz, rock and pop concerts featuring world class stars at the Exhibition Centre.