It's Christmas!
11th December 2010
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It’s Christmas!

As we are fast approaching Christmas we are bringing you the very Best Of local businesses who can help you get Christmas all wrapped up leaving you chance to enjoy your egg-nog (or whatever may be your favourite tipple!)

Christmas presents

Leaving Christmas present shopping to the last minute is bound to end up in tears – probably yours! If you need inspiration here are a few ideas. Ispiro Estetica offer a range of pamper packages which will keep you in anyone’s good books

For those you know who have a sweet tooth, try Sarah’s Heavenly Fudge

If you know someone who thrives on gadgets try Dick Fleming Communications for mobile phones or Holburn HiFi for super special audio equipment

For traditional Scottish gifts head to Touched by Scotland Here you will find a beautiful range of exciting and inspirational gifts to choose from.

The Jewellery Box has a varied range of jewellery to suit all tastes. And for the men who are intent on picking up some last minute lingerie, you must definitely go to De-Zire where Susan Evans will do her utmost to make sure your gift is perfect

Foodie gifts

Hampers are always exciting to receive and thebestof Aberdeen has a few rather special suppliers for you to choose from including:

The Store

Mitchells Hampers

both brimming with fine foods and wines

Eat on the Green also has gift vouchers (or mini hampers) for your loved ones this Christmas complete with a 6 month validity from Christmas day 2011.


Whether you are organising your Christmas Doo, or simply looking for somewhere to enjoy a meal, there are a number of fabulous places thebestof Aberdeen can recommend.

Eat on the Green (which has recently received two rosettes from the AA Guide!) has a special present for those organising Christmas dinner or lunch for their work colleagues or friend. Ask for Andrew Stephen when calling to discuss your requirements

The Atholl Hotel also has a pre Christmas lunch available to book – to see the menu please click here

Whatever your fancy is you can be sure to find it on thebestof Aberdeen. To see the rest of the recommended Bistros and Bars, Country Restaurants, Family Restaurants or Scottish Restaurants please click here

Christmas Cakes

If you want something home-made but don’t have the time then speak to Kelly of Cults. They make fantastic celebration cakes all year round. Click here for more details.

Christmas Flowers

For beautiful Christmas arrangements, table centre pieces and Christmas Wreaths we have two fabulous florists for you to choose from.

Petals of Peterculter


Four Seasons

equally as talented in their very own different ways.

Christmas Trees – pop along to the Foxlane Garden Centre and see what they have in stock – they are great for gifts too

Butchers – if you haven’t already ordered your meat, now’s the time to do it. We have 3 great butchers in the area:

Laidlaw Butchers

Andrew Gordon Butchery

Presly & Co

The Store


There is soooooo much happening around Aberdeen this Christmas. To find out what’s going on check thebestof Aberdeen’s events pages by clicking here.
We will keep this blog updated so do keep coming back or why not add your recommendations by replying to this blog or emailing

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We own thebestofaberdeen and are always on the look out for interesting things that are happening in Aberdeen City and Shire, great local businesses and your views about anything local.

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