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The Globe Inn, Aberdeen

13 North Silver Street
Aberdeen
AB10 1RJ
Phone: 01224624258
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Pub Type

Belhaven (Greene King)

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Will Larter left this review about The Globe Inn

Next door to the popular cellar bar Under the Hammer, but clearly not aiming for the same clientele, this is a disappointing let down. An attractive building, with remnants of an attractive interior (the interesting floor of patterned wood with tiled surround hints at a previous room layout, while the back-lit ceiling rose of stained glass is unusual if not unique), the presence of a photocopy of a pump clip on the one remaining operational hand pump may or may not be indicative of a lackadaisical attitude. The barman absent-mindedly charged me £3.45 for my half of Inveralmond Ossian, and changed it to £1.80 when I protested. Last time I checked, £1.80 was not half of £3.45. (I didn't see anything about a Camra members discount either - but then I very rarely do.)

Date of visit: 7th June 2018

On 29th June 2018 - rating: 5
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Roger Button left this review about The Globe

The Globe is a music themed Greene King pub situated in the back streets but just a few minutes walk from Union Street.
The large, spacious interior has been stripped of carpets leaving the tiling near the doorways a bit isolated and the rooms have been knocked through giving it quite a cavernous and basic feel although there are some ornate touches, notably the glass ceiling centrepiece.

There are numerous musical instruments plastered around the walls in keeping with its theme. An upright piano stands in one corner although music of a more robust format takes place on most Fridays and Saturdays when the live music takes over, usually rock and indie although they also have open mic evenings. I noted 4 TVs that were tuned to Sky Sports News and there were various World Cup flags on show (but not England!). At the rear is a pleasant beer patio with musical themed murals although it should be noted that the garden shuts at 10pm.

The 4 hand pumps had a basic range of Greene King Ales (IPA, Abbott & Ruddles County) with one unused although I understand that they do have an occasional guest beer. The menu consisted of a reasonably extensive range of pub grub with prices between £6 and £13 although we didn’t eat here.

The Globe was certainly a decent, friendly enough pub with a certain amount of character but there are better pubs around for ales and if I found myself in Aberdeen again, I would probably only return if I fancied watching a live band.

On 23rd July 2010 - rating: 6
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Aberdeen, 0.43 miles, 8 min walk (show)
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Latest updates View all updates for The Globe Inn, Aberdeen
29th Jun 2018, 16:17
Review submitted by Will Larter
 
11th Jun 2018, 16:58
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  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% - last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : Yes - Until 8 p.m. if eating - last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Dog Friendly : Yes - Beer garden only - last updated 29 June 2018 by Will Larter
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : Yes - Friday & Saturday - last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Quiz Night : Yes - Monday - last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : No last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 11 June 2018 by ROB Camra
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Last inspected: May 9th 2018
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