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Aberdeen Nightlife

If you're looking for a party city in Scotland, second only to Glasgow, the buzzing bars, nightclubs and comedy clubs of Aberdeen city are where to find it. Packed with trendy bars, ancient inns and themed drinking dens, Aberdeen is a top spot for great live music in funky venues like The Tunnels, a subterranean world of themed club nights and the best of up and coming new bands.

Head into the historic Merchant Quarter between Union Street and Guild Street for some of Aberdeen's best live music venues, coolest bars, brasseries and wine bars open late late late into the night! Many of the city's chic boutique and luxury hotels offer in-house live music bars open to all and some great in-house entertainment in private dining rooms - perfect for corporate entertainment nights.

Checkout longstanding gig and comedy venue favourites like the central Lemon Tree or big name concerts and live shows at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) just north of the city centre, with on-site corporate hospitality, VIP packages and restaurants galore. Theatre and cinema lovers will find plenty to please in 'Silver City'. Aberdeen is home to the grandiose His Majesty's Theatre - hotspot for big name touring theatre shows. You'll also find great arthouse cinemas like The Belmont Picture House in the heart of the city centre.

Like old pubs? Aberdeen's oldest - Ma Cameron's on Little Belmont Street dating from 1789, serving up great pub grub and fine local Belhaven ales. Traditional old inns and funky modern vodka bars sit side by side in Aberdeen, catering for all 'drinking hole' tastes. Welcome to Aberdeen's great party, live music and funky bar nightlife scene, and don't miss a visit to premier stand-up comedy club - Breakneck Comedy. Book a holiday or weekend away in Aberdeen now with Iknow.

Accommodation in Aberdeen

  • Aberdeen   (0.6 miles from the centre of Aberdeen)
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    Stylish fully refurbished Travelodge Aberdeen Central Hotel with limited onsite free parking, WiFi, bar cafe and within a mile of bus and rail links. Ideal for business or leisure.
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  • Aberdeen   (0.3 miles from the centre of Aberdeen)
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    Aberdeen hotel with cheap hotel room rates from £29! Quality en-suite accommodation with rooms that sleep up to four.
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  • Bucksburn   (4.0 miles from the centre of Aberdeen)
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    Aberdeen cheap budget family friendly hotel accommodation. Discount room rates available for families and the business traveller. Wi-Fi service.
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