HAVE BREAKFAST Café Cognito
There’s plenty of choice for breakfast in Aberdeen, but we’re pointing you at Café Cognito for its good food, coffee and attitude. It opens early too. Where St. Swithin Street, Aberdeen AB10 6XL
STOP FOR CAKES The Coffee House
A spacious and casual interior, serving up homebaked cakes, including vegan and gluten-free options, plus coffee from locally roasted beans.
Where Gaelic Lane AB10 1Jf
GET SPARE TUBES Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative
Aberdeen’s lucky to have a branch of EBC, recently voted Britain’s Best Bike Shop. Its wide range of road bikes includes Specialized, Whyte and Cervélo.
Where George Street AB25 3XH
FANCY A PINT McGinty’s Meal an’ Ale Bar
A busy city centre bar with great atmosphere and service, tasty food and a boggling range of drinks. You might find some live music.
Where Union Street AB10 1TT
THE FAMILY Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Delving into Aberdeen’s long association with the sea, from whaling to the oil industry. Admission is free.
Where 52-56 Shiprow AB11 5BY