AN UNFORGETTABLE ABERDEEN PROPOSAL

Congratulations, you’ve found the one.

A realisation this big comes with excitement and nerves in equal measure. Asking someone to spend the rest of your lives together is no small feat, and one that requires careful thought and consideration. From a thriving food scene, to nearby historic attractions and places of natural beauty, Aberdeen offers an abundance of showstopping proposal spots.

If you’re feeling a bit stuck for ideas, check out our handy guide to proposing in the Granite City. Covering not only Aberdeen, but also the strikingly beautiful surrounding areas, you can use it to discover the best local romantic hotspots. Click on the locations with capital letters on the map for details, or scroll down to the information below.

Still feeling a little nervous? Getting down on one knee will never be completely stress-free, so don’t be afraid to ask for help. Whether it’s getting a second opinion on the perfect engagement ring from a close friend or family member – there’s plenty of people you can turn to when planning this once-in-a-lifetime event.


Aberdeen proposal guide map

Already happily engaged? It’s never too early to start thinking about your big day. Check out our stylish range of wedding bands, or pop by one of our stores for a no strings chat.

Apple Apartments

Apple Apartments

120 Rosemount Place, Aberdeen, AB25 2YH
T: 01224 641108

Apple Apartments offers boutique apartments in a beautiful, converted church in central Aberdeen. The artistic stained glass windows and 19th century architecture have been preserved to showcase historical Scottish design from that era. A charming contrast to the contemporary interior, the design ensures elegance, comfort and convenience during your stay.

Tip: “Why not surprise your partner by setting the scene in a stunning converted church? You can also toast the occasion with a complimentary bottle of bubbly!”

Cairngorms National Park

Cairngorms National Park

Double the size of the Lake District, Cairngorms National Park has more breathtaking mountains, woodland walks, wildlife, friendly locals and distilleries than you can imagine. You can do everything from enjoying a luxury, romantic break at a five-star hotel, to camping under the stars or spending the night in an atmospheric mountain bothy.

Tip: “The Cairngorms offer countless backdrops for a picture-perfect proposal, from spectacular mountain tops to fairytale glens and crystal-clear rivers and lochs. Pop the question as you pause to take in the view, before celebrating with a drink in a traditional Highland pub.”

Cruise

Cruise

247 Union Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6BR
T: 0844 332 5792

As a leading UK luxury retailer, Cruise specialise in designer clothing, footwear and accessories for men and women, from iconic international designers to directional casual brands. Their philosophy is to offer you exceptional service and exclusive style, whether you’re shopping in their stores or online boutique.

Tip: “Feeling nervous? Let one of our personal stylists worry about how you look, and help you out with the perfect outfit that she can’t say no to!”

Belmont Filmhouse

Belmont Filmhouse

49 Belmont Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1JS
T: 01224 343500

Built in 1896 as a trades hall, Belmont Filmhouse has been part of Aberdeen’s cultural fabric for over 100 years. The three-screen independent cinema shows a curated selection of new and classic films from around the world.

Tip: “Whether the film was great or a bit of a stinker, you never forget that first cinema date! Why not toast your engagement with a refreshing glass of prosecco while you watch new and classic movies at Aberdeen’s independent cinema?”

Foodstory

Foodstory

13-15 Thistle St, Aberdeen, AB10 1XZ
T: 01224 622293

From morning to evening, Foodstory offers delicious, locally-sourced food for all dietary requirements, paired with a healthy dose of rustic charm. No matter what time of day, this stylish and friendly cafe always has a buzz about it. What’s more, you can bring your own bottle for a small corkage fee.

Tip: “If you’re looking for a more informal setting to celebrate your special occasion, why not take your other half for a romantic dining experience in the cafe? Immerse yourself in the space with our share platters, live music, artisan coffee and mouth-watering desserts.”

His Majesty's Theatre

His Majesty's Theatre

Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, AB25 1GL
T: 01224 641122

Considered to be one of the most beautiful and opulent venues in the UK, His Majesty’s Theatre offers an awe-inspiring setting to pop the question and make unforgettable memories.

Tip: “Why not celebrate in full by treating your love to a fine dining experience at the wonderful 1906 Restaurant, Aberdeen’s only in-theatre restaurant?”

Huntsman

Huntsman

520 Union Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1TT
T: 01224 970783

Huntsman is a new generation of salon - aimed at men of all ages, who like to take time over their appearance and appreciate their own individuality. Offering stylish and modern hair services in a comfortable setting, their stylists are trained to the highest standards and focused on delivering the best service.

Tip: “Come in and enjoy your personal consultation over a complimentary beer, with a range of leading hair products also available to purchase. Looking your best is bound to make you feel more confident when the big moment arrives.”

Moonfish Cafe

Moonfish Cafe

9 Correction Wynd, Aberdeen, AB10 1HP
T: 01224 644166

Moonfish Café offers an exquisite dining experience with a seafood focused menu that uses the very best seasonal and local produce. Candle-lit tables, soft music and spectacular views of the medieval Kirk of St Nicholas make it the perfect romantic location.

Tip: “When planning your proposal, why not call ahead and let us help? With a variety of personalised touches available, we can arrange champagne on arrival, tailored menus and expert drinks pairings.”

Mr Dun

Mr Dun

53 Belmont Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1JS
T: 01224 648480

Mr Dun is a modern men’s grooming space that combines traditional values and services with modern styling. This unique and stylish barber shop aims to provide all clients with a memorable experience, from the moment they step in the door, right up until they are rocking their new ‘do in the streets.

Tip: “Pull out all the stops for your proposal and make sure you look sharp with the “Mr Dun Full Service”, combining two of the most important gentlemen’s grooming experiences - the haircut and wet shave.”

Musa

Musa

33 Exchange Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6PH
T: 01224 571771

Musa is a haven from conformity and the mundane, where fresh, contemporary food lives alongside cutting-edge art and live music - set against the canvas of a 19th century church.
Musa’s eclectic menu fuses world inspired cuisine with quirky interpretations of Scottish staples, focusing on local produce from small suppliers.

Tip: “Wow your other half with a beautiful dinner experience at this Aberdeen institution. There are some truly divine treats in store, especially if you’re after an injection for the senses. For those who are already engaged, we can also host your wedding and reception.”

No.10 Bar & Restaurant

No.10 Bar & Restaurant

10 Queens Terrace, Aberdeen, AB10 1XL
T: 01224 631928

Situated in the heart of Aberdeen’s West End, the award-winning No.10 Bar & Restaurant serves effortlessly stylish food in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. With exposed granite walls, sleek dark wood furnishings, leather-clad booths and traditional herringbone flooring, No.10 offers the perfect setting to impress your loved one!

Tip: “Make sure you have the fizz on ice… Phone us ahead of your dinner and we’ll make sure that you’re ready to raise a toast to a happy future together with the finest champagne.”

ROX

ROX

Union Square Shopping Centre, GS24, 15 Ground Level, Union Square, Aberdeen, AB11 5PN
T: 01224 587 275

As an award-winning luxury jeweller, ROX has built an enviable reputation for offering diamond engagement rings that are second-to-none. Each ring contains the most exquisite, handpicked diamonds, and is designed entirely in-house, making it unique and exclusive to ROX.

Tip: “Not sure what kind of ring to choose? Don’t stress out; come to our beautiful Union Square boutique and speak to one of our specialists over a glass of fizz. With our help, you’ll enjoy finding the perfect engagement ring. A little insight from her nearest and dearest always helps too.”

Apple Apartments

Apple Apartments

120 Rosemount Place, Aberdeen, AB25 2YH
T: 01224 641108

Apple Apartments offers boutique apartments in a beautiful, converted church in central Aberdeen. The artistic stained glass windows and 19th century architecture have been preserved to showcase historical Scottish design from that era. A charming contrast to the contemporary interior, the design ensures elegance, comfort and convenience during your stay.

Tip: “Why not surprise your partner by setting the scene in a stunning converted church? You can also toast the occasion with a complimentary bottle of bubbly!”

Cairngorms National Park

Cairngorms National Park

Double the size of the Lake District, Cairngorms National Park has more breathtaking mountains, woodland walks, wildlife, friendly locals and distilleries than you can imagine. You can do everything from enjoying a luxury, romantic break at a five-star hotel, to camping under the stars or spending the night in an atmospheric mountain bothy.

Tip: “The Cairngorms offer countless backdrops for a picture-perfect proposal, from spectacular mountain tops to fairytale glens and crystal-clear rivers and lochs. Pop the question as you pause to take in the view, before celebrating with a drink in a traditional Highland pub.”

Cruise

Cruise

247 Union Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6BR
T: 0844 332 5792

As a leading UK luxury retailer, Cruise specialise in designer clothing, footwear and accessories for men and women, from iconic international designers to directional casual brands. Their philosophy is to offer you exceptional service and exclusive style, whether you’re shopping in their stores or online boutique.

Tip: “Feeling nervous? Let one of our personal stylists worry about how you look, and help you out with the perfect outfit that she can’t say no to!”

Belmont Filmhouse

Belmont Filmhouse

49 Belmont Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1JS
T: 01224 343500

Built in 1896 as a trades hall, Belmont Filmhouse has been part of Aberdeen’s cultural fabric for over 100 years. The three-screen independent cinema shows a curated selection of new and classic films from around the world.

Tip: “Whether the film was great or a bit of a stinker, you never forget that first cinema date! Why not toast your engagement with a refreshing glass of prosecco while you watch new and classic movies at Aberdeen’s independent cinema?”

Foodstory

Foodstory

13-15 Thistle St, Aberdeen, AB10 1XZ
T: 01224 622293

From morning to evening, Foodstory offers delicious, locally-sourced food for all dietary requirements, paired with a healthy dose of rustic charm. No matter what time of day, this stylish and friendly cafe always has a buzz about it. What’s more, you can bring your own bottle for a small corkage fee.

Tip: “If you’re looking for a more informal setting to celebrate your special occasion, why not take your other half for a romantic dining experience in the cafe? Immerse yourself in the space with our share platters, live music, artisan coffee and mouth-watering desserts.”

His Majesty's Theatre

His Majesty's Theatre

Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, AB25 1GL
T: 01224 641122

Considered to be one of the most beautiful and opulent venues in the UK, His Majesty’s Theatre offers an awe-inspiring setting to pop the question and make unforgettable memories.

Tip: “Why not celebrate in full by treating your love to a fine dining experience at the wonderful 1906 Restaurant, Aberdeen’s only in-theatre restaurant?”

Huntsman

Huntsman

520 Union Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1TT
T: 01224 970783

Huntsman is a new generation of salon - aimed at men of all ages, who like to take time over their appearance and appreciate their own individuality. Offering stylish and modern hair services in a comfortable setting, their stylists are trained to the highest standards and focused on delivering the best service.

Tip: “Come in and enjoy your personal consultation over a complimentary beer, with a range of leading hair products also available to purchase. Looking your best is bound to make you feel more confident when the big moment arrives.”

Moonfish Cafe

Moonfish Cafe

9 Correction Wynd, Aberdeen, AB10 1HP
T: 01224 644166

Moonfish Café offers an exquisite dining experience with a seafood focused menu that uses the very best seasonal and local produce. Candle-lit tables, soft music and spectacular views of the medieval Kirk of St Nicholas make it the perfect romantic location.

Tip: “When planning your proposal, why not call ahead and let us help? With a variety of personalised touches available, we can arrange champagne on arrival, tailored menus and expert drinks pairings.”

Mr Dun

Mr Dun

53 Belmont Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1JS
T: 01224 648480

Mr Dun is a modern men’s grooming space that combines traditional values and services with modern styling. This unique and stylish barber shop aims to provide all clients with a memorable experience, from the moment they step in the door, right up until they are rocking their new ‘do in the streets.

Tip: “Pull out all the stops for your proposal and make sure you look sharp with the “Mr Dun Full Service”, combining two of the most important gentlemen’s grooming experiences - the haircut and wet shave.”

Musa

Musa

33 Exchange Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6PH
T: 01224 571771

Musa is a haven from conformity and the mundane, where fresh, contemporary food lives alongside cutting-edge art and live music - set against the canvas of a 19th century church.
Musa’s eclectic menu fuses world inspired cuisine with quirky interpretations of Scottish staples, focusing on local produce from small suppliers.

Tip: “Wow your other half with a beautiful dinner experience at this Aberdeen institution. There are some truly divine treats in store, especially if you’re after an injection for the senses. For those who are already engaged, we can also host your wedding and reception.”

No.10 Bar & Restaurant

No.10 Bar & Restaurant

10 Queens Terrace, Aberdeen, AB10 1XL
T: 01224 631928

Situated in the heart of Aberdeen’s West End, the award-winning No.10 Bar & Restaurant serves effortlessly stylish food in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. With exposed granite walls, sleek dark wood furnishings, leather-clad booths and traditional herringbone flooring, No.10 offers the perfect setting to impress your loved one!

Tip: “Make sure you have the fizz on ice… Phone us ahead of your dinner and we’ll make sure that you’re ready to raise a toast to a happy future together with the finest champagne.”

ROX

ROX

Union Square Shopping Centre, GS24, 15 Ground Level, Union Square, Aberdeen, AB11 5PN
T: 01224 587 275

As an award-winning luxury jeweller, ROX has built an enviable reputation for offering diamond engagement rings that are second-to-none. Each ring contains the most exquisite, handpicked diamonds, and is designed entirely in-house, making it unique and exclusive to ROX.

Tip: “Not sure what kind of ring to choose? Don’t stress out; come to our beautiful Union Square boutique and speak to one of our specialists over a glass of fizz. With our help, you’ll enjoy finding the perfect engagement ring. A little insight from her nearest and dearest always helps too.”