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wagamama reopens new Aberdeen restaurant

08/12/2023
wagamama in Aberdeen's Union Square

SCORES of people gathered for the opening of the new and improved wagamama restaurant in Aberdeen on Monday 4th December as demand continues to grow for its iconic benches and nourishing bowls. The grand reopening saw hundreds of hungry guests, with the classic chicken katsu curry coming out on top as the most ordered dish of the day. 

Located in Union Square, the extension has been designed to accommodate an additional 80 covers, ready to welcome in Christmas shoppers over the festive period for lunch and dinner. The refurbishment also creates 20 new jobs for the local workforce.

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As part of wagamama’s value of spreading positivity from bowl to soul, a philosophy rooted in the belief that food doesn’t just feed our bellies, but our souls too, the Aberdeen restaurant served up classic guest favourites, amongst them the chicken katsu, ramens and iconic side dishes on their 50% plant based menu.

wagamama Aberdeen reopened with the brand’s new Korean-inspired menu including wagamama’s first ever hot pots, with chicken, steak or silken tofu simmering in a spicy broth with seasonal vegetables and satisfying tteokbokki. The menu also sees the introduction of the Korean street food favourite, k-dogs, made with a vegan twist and a crunchy noodle crumb. Other items include the gochujang rice bowls, served with snow onions and available to order with chicken or shichimi tofu, plus a host of fresh new sides including rotis served with raisukatsu sauce for dipping, as well as mushroom skewers coated in a sweet chilli and miso glaze. Never forgetting the joy of ending a meal with something sweet, wagamama has also added a fresh new dessert to the roster in the form of their chouxnuts; combing soft doughnut and a crisp choux pastry with a choice of sweet matcha or kurumitsu black honey custard fillings.

Overseeing wagamama make its grand re-opening in Aberdeen, Milly Pearson, Regional Marketing Manager for the North, said: “We are so excited to open the doors to our bigger and better restaurant in Aberdeen. Our benches are ready to welcome the local community and visitors to Union Square’s shopping destination, and we can’t wait to serve up some of our fresh favourites to all. Our fantastic team has been working hard to ensure we can bring our much-loved wagamama experience to guests and they are so excited welcome you into their beautiful new restaurant now works are complete.”

wagamama Aberdeen opening hours:

Monday – 11:00 – 10:00pm

Tuesday – 11:00 – 10:00pm

Wednesday – 11:00 – 10:00pm

Thursday – 11:00 – 10:00pm

Friday – 11:00 – 11:00pm

Saturday – 11:00 – 11:00pm

Sunday – 11:00 – 10:00pm

wagamama Aberdeen can be found at 20 Upper Level Mall, Union Square, Guild St, Aberdeen AB11 5RG

For more information, please contact: wagamama@finnpartners.com

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