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8848: Aberdeen’s favourite Indian restaurant

The multi award winning 8848 restaurant is loved for its fusion of local produce, with classic Nepalese and Indian flavours given a modern twist. The combination of sophisticated décor, a relaxed, informal atmosphere and some exceptional cooking is unbeatable. It’s no wonder that it has been voted the Best Indian Restaurant in Aberdeen for three years…

Take the Porter’s Gin tour

Something very intriguing and very delicious is going on in the basement of Orchid, the popular Langstane Place cocktail bar. That’s where the co-founders of the internationally award winning Porter’s Gin distil their special blend of botanicals. Now you can visit the micro-distillery yourself to find out more about the city’s favourite gin. Ben Iravani…

Pink Orchid

The Pink Orchid is a modern classic, created by Orchid founder and director Ben Iravani, and is the only cocktail to feature on every Orchid menu since we opened in 2009. The drink has become synonymous with the bar, and has always been the top selling cocktail. Ingredients : 37.5ml Absolut Vanilia, 12.5ml Lime juice, 12.5ml…

Ask the Chef – One pot wonders

As the nights get longer, we’re all looking for meals that combine maximum flavour with minimum effort. Try cheaper cuts of meat le whole and popped into the slow cooker in the morning. Beef, lamb, pork, game and chicken all combine well with larger chunks of vegetables and herbs to make a deliciously easy dinner.…

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