Restaurants: Provide food to cash paying customers, but may let you buy a beer at the same time.

BrewDog Union Square (Aberdeen)

A BrewDog house that looks more like a restaurant than a pub, serving BrewDog beers and guests.

Buckie Farm (Aberdeen)

Chain pub and restaurant in the Bridge of Don. Darts played.

Cairn Grill (Braemar)

Related to the Moorfield Guest House, the Cairn Grill Restaurant & Bar is a snug eatery, situated in the beautiful village of Braemar

Cock and Bull (Balmedie)

A high quality restaurant that has flirted with serving real-ale in the past. It can be found on the old-road from Balmedie village on the seaward side of the dual carriageway. Rooms available.

Cocket Hat (Aberdeen)

All you can eat family restaurant.

Cognito Corner (Aberdeen)

Cognito On The Corner is both pub and restaurant this is a member of a small chain of Cognito cafes in Aberdeen. 

Dyce Farm (Dyce)

Large, Farmhouse Inns Carvery situated within 10 minutes walking distance of airport in the ABZ Business Park. Designed for car access rather than pedestrians as there are no steps down from Dyce Drive! Large outdoor seating area for fine weather.

Eat On The Green (Ellon)

A fine dining restaurant run by the kilted chef, sometimes cooking with ale.

Esslemont (Aberdeen)

Pub/restaurant situated in the former Esslemont & Mackintosh department store. Upstairs is Mac's Pizzeria so called as the owning company is McGintys! There is not enough room on the bar for hand-pumps and the cellar is tiny. You may find a Williams beer on keg.

Fife Arms (Turriff)

Hotel and Bistro in the heart of Turriff.

Ghillies Lair (Aberdeen)

A Harvester family restaurant close to the Goals soccer pitches.

Harbour Spring (Peterhead)

Large Marstons carvery on the A90 a couple of miles south of the town centre. Primarily a restaurant with a very limited area for non diners. Not easy for pedestrian access and definitely geared up for families visiting by car.

Jaffs (Dunecht)

Multi-level bar and restaurant created from a range of former farm buildings in this picturesque village.

Knowes Hotel (Macduff,Banff)

Upmarket hotel, restaurant and function suite, good for afternoon tea.

Learney Arms (Torphins)

Recently converted to an Indian restaurant with smallish bar attached. Having undergone a major revamp a few years ago, the only licensed bar in the village open after 5 pm most evenings. Real Ale status is uncertain and a requires a visit to confirm. 

Mains of Balquharn (Portlethen)

Bar, restaurant, childrens play and accomodation.

Mill of Mundurno (Aberdeen)

Family restaurant and bar with rooms in nearby chain hotel. 

Newmachar Hotel

Hotel, with upmarket restaurant and bar.

Number 1 (Aberdeen)

Upmarket Bar and Grill in a cellar of a very grand street.

Number 10 (Aberdeen)

Ten minutes walk from the West End, this cellar bar was re-opened in October 2015 after refurbishment including opening up into Number 9 next door as a smart restaurant. There are two seated areas on the right and left as you come in with several TV screens showing sports.

Pitsligo Arms (Fraserburgh)

A hotel with nice restaurant and hotel bar.

Stack Restaurant (Muchalls, Portlethen)

Restaurant with option for a drink.

Vovem (Aberdeen)

Vovem Meant and Liquor is steak restaurant with cocktail bar at the front of the venue. Swankier inside than you'd guess from the outside.

Wellington Bar and Grill (Aberdeen)

A family-friendly restaurant bar and hotel (built in the '50s)  branded as "Eating Inn", some booths with TV are it's USP.