Where to Find a Beer Outside during Tier-2 Lockdown

Picnic Table

No longer relevant as Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire moved to Tier 3 from Friday 18th December (No Alcohol In or out!)

This is list of pubs which are able to offer outdoor drinking while indoors are closed as per Tier-2 restrictions. You are recommended to call and book in advance as seating is extremely limited. Remember you are in Aberdeen and it is Winter; Hats and scarves are recommended.

Real Ale: Aberdeen

  • Grill (tent/open area on Union St.)
  • Globe Inn
  • Ma Camerons (rooftop terrace and al-fresco tent)
  • St. Machar Bar (beer garden)
  • Dutch Mill (front car park)
  • No. 10 (tent in Rubislaw Gardens)
  • Ferryhill House Hotel
  • Archibald Simpson (pavement)

Real Ale: Banchory

  • Douglas Arms Hotel

No Real Ale: Aberdeen

  • Brewdog Castlegate
  • Fierce Bar
  • Masada Bar
  • Triple Kirks
  • Noose & Monkey
  • Old School House
  • Craftsman Company
  • Soul / Draft Project

No Real Ale: Banchory

  • Ravenswood Club (British Legion)
  • Tor-na-Coille Hotel

No Real Ale: Ballater

  • Alexandra Hotel (closed for December)