Reasons to visit
As the third largest city in Scotland, Aberdeen is a great destination for any Scottish stag do! Famous for its Aberdeen buttery (a baked good similar to a flat croissant) and Aberdeen sausage, you can also rest assured there are some great culinary alternatives to the classic Scottish haggis. The city itself marries the beauty of the highlands with the convenience of the city, making it a perfect destination for your stag do.
Aberdeen is no slouch when it comes to stag activities, with an enormous range of options for stag parties of all kinds! When thinking of a stag weekend in the Scottish highlands, most people expect a range of exciting outdoor activities, and Aberdeen certainly doesn't fall short in this regard. Whether you fancy driving 4x4s (with or without a blindfold!), taking aim with some clay pigeon shooting or chilling out with a surfing session, Aberdeen holds plenty of outdoor options. For more indoor friendly activities, Aberdeen can accommodate everything from air rifles to poker, and life drawing to laser combat. It would also be criminal for us to suggest a Scottish stag do without mentioning the mini highland games - and one of my personal favourites - the whiskey distillery tours!
When it comes to nightlife, Aberdeen is bursting at the seams with great places to eat, places to drink and places to dance. Whether you want a quiet night with a few pints, fancy sinking a few shots or are desperate to tear up the dance floor, a Stag Do Weekend in Aberdeen has everything you need for a night you won't forget (or won't remember, depending on how many drinks you have)!
Aberdeen can be easily explored by foot or vehicle. Public buses and railway stations are dotted throughout the region meaning that you can travel further afield with ease. For those looking to stay local, the majority of shops, bars, restaurants and clubs are only a short walk from the station. If you fancy a spot of cycling during your stag do there are a number of cycling routes available such as Deeside way, a 41 mile path connecting Aberdeen to Ballater.
Where to eat
Aberdeen offers a wide variety of great places to eat when perfectly suited for a stag do. If you and the lads fancy a hot curry, then Namaste Delhi should be on the top of your list. Located in Bridge street, it’s one of the city’s hottest Indian restaurants, the staff even offer cooking and cocktail classes. If you’d prefer something with less spice and more grilled meats then the Brig O’ Don is the best choice. Situated on King Street, they offer delicious burgers, pub classics and other grilled favourites. If you’re looking for a restaurant serving great food with a garden bar and terrace then look no further than Revolution, located on Belmont street. Here you can get lunch, brunch and dinner with a barbecue and hog roast menu available. Vegetarians, vegans and gluten intolerances are also catered for.
Aberdeen has a wide variety of accommodation options available for your stag weekend. We can guarantee that you'll be staying somewhere well located that suits your requirements down to the letter. Whether you want to relax in luxury or are just looking for something basic and simple, Aberdeen has plenty of accommodation options that are well suited for you both preferences and your budget.