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8848 Restaurant

City Centre · Asian, Nepalese · ££££
172 Reviews

About 8848 Restaurant

There’s no other restaurant doing South Asian dining quite like 8848 Restaurant. The folks at this award-winning establishment are dishing out the finest Nepalese and Indian dishes in town, that’s why you’ll folks driving from far and wide to get to this Aberdeen hotspot. The food on offer isn’t the only thing keeping diners coming back again and again - it’s also the stunning dining space, the selection of craft beer and the always smiling service. Found on Union Street in the city centre, 8848 Restaurant is the obvious choice for an unforgettable Indian meal.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm


8848 Restaurant
347 Union Street, City Centre
Aberdeen AB11 6BT

Menu Highlights



Lentil and coriander infused onion bhaji (V)

Dumpling, vegetables, hot & sour with Tamarind Chutney

Smoked indian cottage cheese (V)

Marinated Paneer, mix bell peppers, red onion &tomato, from clay oven

Jumbo lassoni jhinga

King sized Prawn, pan fried, chilli garlic sauce


Hariyali lamb

Fresh Spring Lamb, mint, green pepper,Spring onion, Nepalese Spices

Machha special

Marinated Monk Fish, Crusted Mustard, fresh Garlic,Ginger & Coriander

Himali Hansh Bhutuwa

Barbequed Duck breast,green Herbs, Spices, Spring Onions


Paneer Chilli masala

Indian Cottage cheese, spices, masala

Mixed vegetable kadhai

Potatoes, cauliflower, beans, tomatoes and onion sauce

Baingan mutter bharta

Fresh Battered grilled aubergine, spices and green peas
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More about 8848 Restaurant, Aberdeen

Standing tall at 8,848 metres, Mount Everest is the Earth’s highest mountain and a source of pride for the people of Nepal. Named after the great height of this astonishing world wonder, 8848 Restaurant offers a traditional taste of Himalayan cuisine made the old fashioned way. The restaurant is stunning and gorgeously decorated throughout, the perfect place to host your next large private event or corporate function. With its location on Union Street right in the heart of Aberdeen city centre, it’s convenient to reach when you want to get your curry fix.

The Nepalese and Indian dishes available at 8848 Restaurants have effectively put the restaurant at the top of the charts in Aberdeen, and they have the awards to show for it. A winner in the 2016 Scottish Curry Awards and runner up as Scotland’s best Indian restaurant in the 5th Entertainment and Hospitality Awards, the restaurant has a lot to be proud of, and you’ll taste the difference in dishes like their himali hansh bhutuwa (barbecued duck breast with green herbs, spices and spring onions), Nepali chicken and their tasty king scallops with carom seeds. Whether you decide to go for a Nepalese or an Indian dish, you’re in for a treat at 8848. Booking in advance is a must for this busy city centre restaurant.

172 8848 Restaurant Reviews

172 Reviews
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Yasa R.11 days ago · 1 review

Very good food and extremely polite and courteous staff. We will definitely use this restuarant again. Would like salt and pepper left on the table as I found the salt content a wee bit low in the food.

Simon B.18 days ago · 1 review

Food always tastes delicious, cooked to perfection. Staff are friendly and attentive without being over-bearing and you never feel rushed! Our favourite “Indian” (Nepalese) restaurant not just in Aberdeen but in the uk!

Laurie M.a month ago · 1 review

Another great experience at this restaurant. The staff are always polite, the food is amazing and fresh. I will definitely be back for more! Very happy with the service and quality at 8848.

Stuart M.a month ago · 2 reviews

This has got be the the best place to eat in Aberdeen , food, staff and restaurant all excellent ,well worth a visit,you won’t be disappointed

Bill R.a year ago · 2 reviews

We had an itison voucher, and the deal was ok. Waiter was a bit vague on what was included, some dishes have a supplement and it varies as to the dishes. I asked the waiter to recommend a spicy lamb dish, which wasn't very spicy (even my wife thought that, and she doesn't do spicy). Drinks are reasonable service to start with was a little slow, but as more staff came on, it evened out. All in all was OK, but don't know if I'd rush back. On a separate note the itison vouchers have to be seated before 5, and the staff seemed to change at 6. Our parents were ther yesterday, and it seems the staff tried to charge them full price, even though they had presented their voucher when they arrived, as per policy. Took them almost 15 minutes to get things sorted out.

Gordon P.a year ago · 1 review

I love 8848. The food, the service and the atmosphere is fantastic. My wife and I were there for our Valentines night out, it was a Saturday evening and it was very busy but at no point did we feel that we were waiting too long for our food, or drinks. I had the lamb shank for a main and it's really good, meat is so tender and for anyone that is put off Indian food because of spice, this has almost none, just a background heat... Yum, wish I was there now!

Ailsa H.a year ago · 1 review

Amazing food and friendly service. The restaurant has a really lovely atmosphere and the waiter was great and recommended dishes for us. I can't remember the name of the dish I had but it was lamb shank and was truly delicious! The meat fell off the bone. They were also happy to accommodate dietary requirements and their menu is very clear for intolerances. The bill at the end was a pleasant surprise too, fantastic value for money. Will be back soon.

Ruth M.8 months ago · 1 review

The staff were very friendly and explained the food well. They were attentive but left you without interrupting conversations. The food was different but beautiful and presented well. There was not too much food leaving you feeling bad that you'd wasted lots and you weren't encouraged to order too much either. We had a lovely meal out and will go back again for sure.

Ed A.8 months ago · 4 reviews

First time at 8848 and we were ETA 3 disappointed. We were given the option of sitting downstairs or upstairs and we went for the more relaxed and quiet area upstairs. Service was exemplary and waiter was very knowledgeable about the dishes and wines. Food was very nice, especially the starters of Chana and chilli chicken and all food was flavoursome and piping hot. Enjoyed our meal and will be back. Thank you.

Diana L.8 months ago · 1 review

American in Europe using apps that help speed up all kinds of everyday situations is revolutionary. This app was convenient and efficient for setting a reservation at a local restaurant. Our table was waiting and the door for us, professional and friendly. We felt well taken care of for using such a simple system. America needs An upgrade. Highly recommended!

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