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Review of Illicit Still

Illicit Still
Ranked #73 of 747 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Restaurant/Bar 'Best Pint in Scotland' winners
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Good quality food, excellent service, room could have been warmer, but wouldn’t stop a return visit!

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IllicitStillAberdeen, Manager at Illicit Still, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thanks for your review Sg13571,

Glad you enjoyed your meal and the service, we'll make sure the heating is turned up for your next visit!

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

First; I am shocked this is not at the top of the list on trip advisor. By far one of the best pubs through my Scotland travels.

The vibes in the pub were amazing. Came during a rugby match. It was filled with students huddled around TVs, and grandma and pops and the kids sharing a few pints in another corner. Despite being incredibly full, they found us a cute nook to sit at. The place was packed and service was stellar.

The food. Oh. My. I have a love for mashed potatoes. And before my visit to illicit most people would agree with me that I make the best mash. Mine were put to shame! Great pint options too!

After the rugby match they had 2 great live performers come on. I had been craving live music for a few days, and this was a wonderful surprise. The first singer was incredible. I pulled a chair up right in front and was swept away by his voice !

I would definitely recommend a visit. And definitely try their bangers and mash!!

Thank Karrleigh89
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IllicitStillAberdeen, Manager at Illicit Still, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Hi Karrleigh89,

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Illicit Still.

We are delighted to hear you had a good time, it has been a great atmosphere for the recent Rugby matches and we will happily pass on your comments to the Musicians performing that weekend.

The Chefs are chuffed to hear that you enjoyed the bangers and mash, its a crowd favourite with our staff as well.

We hope to welcome you back to The Illicit Still in the future.

Thanks,
Team Illicit

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Came in 2 weeks ago .. lovely meal with family .. came in tonight .. new menu .. drinks for 2 way more expensive .. menu changed .. options way more limited .. very disappointed!

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IllicitStillAberdeen, Manager at Illicit Still, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Hi Margaret,

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and offering your feedback.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Busy busy but not noisy and we were seated at a table away from the main area which was great. Service was fantastic and drinks and food served without any delay, more restaurants in Aberdeen could take an example of good management from the illicit Still...

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IllicitStillAberdeen, General Manager at Illicit Still, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

We're delighted to hear you enjoyed yourself, and we look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Something so simple they used to get so wrong Macaroni cheese but now it's 1 of the best in town I've had it 3 times in the past 2weeks it's night and day from before well done to the kitchen for the change also would like to also point out other dishes seem to have a bit of oomph about them keep it up

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IllicitStillAberdeen, General Manager at Illicit Still, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thanks for your review, glad you are enjoying the food! We look forward to seeing plenty more of you in the future!

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