Sweet Tooth at #ARW2019

Pudding Arw

If you’re someone who heads to the back of the menu first in order to check out the dessert offerings, you’ll need this guide to the best puddings in town during Aberdeen Restaurant Week. Loosen your waistbands and grab your spoon.

Claire Jessiman www.foodiequine.co.uk

Chocolate lover?

White chocolate bombe – caramel peanuts / chocolate ganache / berries / toffee sauce – Native

Dark chocolate and Armagnac mousse, candied pecans – Café Boheme

Chocolate Fudge Cake (with your choice of gelato, cream or mascarpone) – Pizza Express Belmont Street

Tarta De Chocolate – a rich chocolate torte served with Mascarpone cream and crystalized orange zest – Café Andaluz

Trio of mini chocolate desserts – Denburn Restaurant at The Station Hotel

Chocolate, banana, hazelnut & salted caramel – The Braided Fig

Chocolate brownie with pistachio ice cream – The Terrace Lounge at The Great Western Hotel

Ultimate brownie sundae – brownie pieces, chocolate and vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce and whipped cream – Angus & Ale

Cheese(cake) please!

Black cherry cheesecake with Amarena cherry syrup – Howies

Pastel De Queso – homemade praline cheesecake served with a salted caramel and honeycomb tuille – Café Andaluz

Oreo cheesecake served with whipped cream –Jack’s Grill

Vanilla cheesecake with fruit coulis (and your choice of gelato, cream or mascarpone) – Pizza Express Belmont Street

Cookies and cream cheesecake, Chantilly cream topped with a chocolate pencil –Mollys Bistro

Lemon cheesecake, ice cream and berries - Carmelite

Cheese board – The Braided Fig,Tippling House

Let’s get ready to crumble!

Baked orange and toffee crumble served with Rizza’s of Huntly marmalade ice cream – The Spiritualist

Apple crumble pie and butterscotch custard –The City Bar & Diner

Rhubarb and cinnamon crumble with vanilla ice cream – Copthorne Hotel

Apple and cinnamon crumble, vanilla ice cream – Denburn Restaurant at The Station Hotel

Plum crumble and custard –Kirk View Café

Apple crumble with ice cream or custard Mollys Bistro

Apple and blackberry crumble / custard or ice cream - Native

Feeling Fruity?

Clementine crème brulee – Café Boheme

Banoffee Pie –Howies

Poached cider pear served with sorbet Kirk View Café

Mango panna cotta drizzled with a raspberry coulis and a side of shortbread discs Molly's Bistro

Lemon posset / candied rhubarb / lavender ice cream – Native

Poached pears / coconut cream –Siberia

Banana fritters –Thaikhun

Lemon meringue & raspberry – The Braided Fig

Rum infused roast pineapple, Malibu and lime curd, passion fruit sorbet – Carmelite

Sticky Toffee Pudding Fan?

Aberdonians just can’t get enough of it! Find it on the menu at

Chaophraya (Thai style),Denburn Restaurant at The Station Hotel, Howies,Jack’s Grill,Kirkview Café ,Siberia,The Spiritualist,The Terrace Lounge at The Great Western Hotel, Angus & Aleand The Ferryhill Hotel.

Affogato (ice cream & espresso)

Finish your meal in style at Kirkview Café(with Baileys), Pizza Express Belmont Street,The City Bar & Diner and Café Harmony.

Check out the full line up of city centre restaurants taking part in #ARW2019 this week here

Foodie Quine

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Claire Jessiman is a Scottish freelance food and travel writer based in Aberdeenshire who has been blogging her Edible Scottish Adventures as Foodie Quine since 2012. A mum of two and wife of one, she is passionate about cooking from scratch, seasonality, food education and family-friendly recipes. She's always keen to seek out food specialties, markets and experiences whilst travelling in the UK and abroad and is eager to champion local farmers, suppliers and producers. Addicted to social media, Claire is also partial to Cheese, Gin, Peanut Butter and Rhubarb and is permanently looking for the recipe that can successfully combine them all.

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