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18 Holburn Street, Aberdeen AB10 6BT, Scotland
+44 1224 590087
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible17%
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“tapas” (91 reviews)
“chorizo” (22 reviews)
“paella” (9 reviews)
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18 Holburn Street, Aberdeen AB10 6BT, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 234 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is BOYB, so make sure you plan ahead! The plates were good value, and the atmosphere was great. Good range of dishes offered.

Thank L K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Group of 11 and 10 went for the Chef's selection which was plentiful and served quickly. I was the fussy one and the staff were really helpful in helping me select dishes suitable to my no carb diet (chilli prawns, chorizo and stuffed pepper). Yes,...More

Thank Fiona D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'd always heard good things about Josephine's so was really looking forward to dining there with friends but came away a little disappointed with the whole experience. Can't fault the food, it was delicious and served very quickly but was genuinely shocked to see the...More

Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Went to Josephines with 5 of my friends , just wanted to say food was outstanding all cooked by owner Keith, delicious tapas, wonderful flavours, amazing choice, great value for our money , cant wait to come back! we all had a wonderful time thankyou...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

My first time here and I can't believe in the current climate this place is still open. It's tatty with no atmosphere. The fumes of smoke and gas nipped our eyes. The food was reheated n burnt and piled on top of each other in...More

Thank Jenni M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We went here on a recommendation from one of our group and after their rave reviews it was quite disappointing. The food was nothing special but everything tasted nice. We were in a large group so the restaurant just decided to bring a selection of...More

Thank Ietaylor
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The fact that people can bring their own booze makes this place different. I think people are so pissed that nobody realizes when they got ripped off for bad food and high prices.

2  Thank IganMadrid77
Reviewed 13 April 2017

After hearing a lot of good things about Josephine's, I was excited to visit and try some authentic tapas in the heart of Aberdeen. Unfortunately, I left rather disappointed and still hungry. I think the food was okay, but the poor service and lack of...More

Thank TheLongStone
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Hate giving bad reviews but unfortunately was pretty disappointed with Josephine's. Ate here as part of a large group and I understood the deal was 3 courses of my choice (tapas) for £26.50, including garlic bread and a choice of dessert too. We didn't get...More

Thank JT0907
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing party atmosphere with delicious tapas an absolute hidden gem in Aberdeen. Used to do pizza which they no longer do which is a shame. Definitely book as gets really busy. The food here is really nice however staff can get a little grumpy and...More

Thank Ross W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$31
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Holburn Street, Aberdeen AB10 6BT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 590087
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Delicious tapas in a friendly laid back atmosphere. BYOB restaurant. £3 corkage per head.
No spirits allowed.
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