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Archibald Simpsons

5 Castle Street
Aberdeen
AB11 5BQ

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Opening Times

8am-Midnight Mon-Thu; 8am-1am Fri & Sat; 9am-Midnight Sun

Meal Times

8-11; 9-11 Sun

Owner

Wetherspoon

About the Pub

This Wetherspoon is in one of many monumental granite buildings in central Aberdeen designed by local architect Archibald Simpson and is the former local headquarters of Clydesdale Bank.

It has a pillared entrance and retains many original architectural features, the main room being a high-ceilinged central hall with additional seating areas to the side of the main room.

The long bar features up to 12 handpumps offering a variety of beers, frequently from Scottish breweries. There is a narrow outside drinking area on the pavement on Union Street corner.

Beer festivals are held several times a year (Scottish and International) and also several 'Meet the Brewer nights'.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Caledonian Deuchars IPA
  • Greene King Abbot
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing Beers

This pub serves 9 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Lerwick - varies
  • Orkney - varies
  • Windswept - varies

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Archibald Simpsons, Aberdeen

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Old Rosie, Western (in box)

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    Wetherspoon Vouchers, 50p.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Tables on pavement outside.

  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

    The Cloud.

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Archibald Simpsons

5 Castle Street
Aberdeen
AB11 5BQ

Sat Nav Reference

57.148089, -2.093546

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

    Many on Union Street.

  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Many on Union Street.

Nearby Station (600m)

Aberdeen

Directions

East end of Union Street

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Member Discount Scheme Member Discount Scheme
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Real Cider Available Real Cider Available
  • Lined Glasses Lined Glasses
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Member Discount Scheme Member Discount Scheme
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Lined Glasses Lined Glasses
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
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