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Kilau

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57 High Street | Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 3EH, Scotland
+44 1224 485510
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08:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Peebles
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely discovery in Old Aberdeen. Really high quality food, freshly prepared and the service was excellent. There were several different choices of focaccia, salads, pasta and soup. I had a focaccia with chimichurri chicken, red pepper and Brie, which hit the spot.

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Thank Sarah E
Ellon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

After a walk on a cold evening I saw this cafe and, remembering the Kilau from the city centre, decided to try it out. It was about 7.30pm when I arrived with my daughter and we initially thought it was shut but on closer inspection found that upstairs was open. The cafe is cosy and relaxed, the staff were very... More 

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Thank Morag W
aberdeen
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

excellent value for money, great food and coffee, busy during term time and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Well worth a visit if you in the area (not close to the centre of town).

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Thank aberdonian1903
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Great coffee and friendly staff make every visit a pleasure. With a take away and a sit in option with different menu upstairs there is something for everyone. Plus the owner is both lactose and gluten intolerant so there are good options available for both. (Just prepare for term time queues)

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Thank Michael K
Stirling, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Just dropped in for coffee. Excellent Chemex filter coffee and a beautifully moist almond and chocolate cake. Food on other people's plates looked good. Wish I lived closer!

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Thank Alasdair H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

An excellent place to have lunch or just cofee with friendly and accomodating sraff. Great value for money.

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Thank 141ian
Aarhus
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Wonderful cozy, very busy café. They have a nice lunch menu and a lovely selection of cakes. They even have glutenfree and vegan options available. The prices are good too!

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Thank AnnaMeld
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I always get take away here. Some of the best soy milk mochas, cappuccinos etc I've ever had! They do a hummus and olive baguette which is delicious and often have a vegan cake option. Friendly staff.

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Thank Molly M
Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Excellent coffee, lovely snack and superb staff. What more could you want? Advise booking a table as it was exceptionally busy, but member of staff told us it was a bit quieter than usual!!

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Thank lolly1956
Birkerod, Denmark
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016

good and afoordable coffee place, right in the heart of the Aberdeen university campus. very nice outside and inside areas!

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Thank 22christinagr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 High Street | Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 3EH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 485510
Description
Sit-in and takeaway cafe in historic Old Aberdeen.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?