Cheap Places to Eat in Aberdeen

If you’re on the hunt for delicious yet affordable food in Aberdeen, you’re in luck! This city of Aberdeen is home to plenty of cheap eats that will sort you out without breaking the bank. From cozy cafes serving up comforting soups and sandwiches to authentic street food stalls dishing out flavorful international cuisine, we found some of the top spots for cheap places to eat in Aberdeen. There’s no need to sacrifice taste for affordability when it comes to dining out in Aberdeen. Read on to explore some of the best cheap eats that this city has to offer!

Foodstory Cafe

The Aberdeen location of the Foodstory Cafe, built from mostly recycled materials, and sharing vegan friendly dishes, alongside a deli of wholefoods, vegan cheese, and meat substitutes and treats. It’s got a beautiful aesthetic that’s needed for your next insta post.

Good times only with the hot food: from soups to porridge, and everything in between. Fancy a surprise, try one of their specials. The Foodstory Focaccia’s are a thing of beauty. Set yourself up with a cup of coffee and you’re good to go.

Must Try: Mex Focaccia & a little Flattie.

The Wild Boar

After some pub grub? Make a beeline down to Belmont Street and get inside the cost Wild Boar pub. You’ll find good value for money and a great range of food and drink to keep you going when you need it most. The Wild Boar brings us everything from super tasty haggis, meat pies and sea bass. Fancy something sweet to finish yourself off? Have a go on the cheesecake, chocolate fudge or crumbles.

Must Try: Steak Pie, a classic Winter warmer.


Bringing a taste of Latin American to Aberdeen, cuisine inspired by food from Argentina, to Mexico, to Venezuela and beyond. You can’t go wrong with that. So you’ve got flavour busting burritos, quesadillas for days, but also Latin inspired burgers, rice pots, and more!

Must Try: Choripan: Argentinian Sandwich with Grilled Chorizo & Chimichurri Sauce.

JW’s Sushi

JW’s Sushi Bar has been serving incredibly tasty Sushi for so many years. They bring to the streets of Aberdeen a deliciously tasty and fresh range of sashimi, temaki ,nigiri, inari and plenty more. Suchi, made to order, with the best locally sourced top quality Scottish produce!

Must Try:  Flying Tiger Roll, Freshly Friend & Organic.

The Bobbin Pub

The Bobbin Pub is absolutely the one for those of you looking to chill out with your friends and enjoy the good things in life like beer, burgers, live sport, pub quizes and open mic nights. It really is no surprise The Bobbin is a hit with the students of Aberdeen. Did we mention that they run a burger or a pizza plus a beer meal deals for around a tenner? Not bad eh.

Must Try: Cheeky Chicken Trio, with salted sweet chilli popped chicken. Ideal.

Tips & Tricks for Saving Money on Food

Aberdeen has so many amazing restaurants, so when you’re there, you know you definitely won’t fall short of options and you will, without a doubt, be able to find a restaurant that will suit your needs! These are just a few of a whole host of restaurants that are affordable to eat at, so you’ll never go hungry again. If you’re looking for other ways to life life for less, check out our Save Money Hub.