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Privately owned and operated, our company’s aim is to provide the discerning customer with a diverse choice of dining and entertainment facilities throughout Aberdeen’s West End and City Centre. Striving to achieve high standards in all our products and services on offer, we are without a doubt your number one choice.

  • BABYLON NIGHTCLUB

    Babylon is Aberdeen's premier nightclub, situated above The College Bar. It has always been known as one of the city's coolest nightspots due to its gothic, yet contemporary interior, and possesses the appeal of being an intimate but high-energy nightclub. The gothic interiors fit perfectly with the history of the building, as it was once an old monk's monastery.

  • THE COLLEGE BAR

    The College continues to be one of the city's most popular West End sports bar venues. Situated in the West End of Aberdeen at the top of Union Street, it boasts two HD projectors and 11 plasmas; perfect for watching all sporting events. Plus, it has drinks promotions available 7 days a week.

  • SOUL BAR

    Situated in the heart of Aberdeen's City Centre, Soul is one of Aberdeen's most popular and unique venues. Located within the former Langstane Church, it is a stunning example of a modern conversion with a twist. It places an emphasis on image with opulent decor, stained glass windows, and dimmed lighting creating a laid-back, relaxing atmosphere.

PB Devco have gained many awards, including SLTN's Independent Multiple Operator of the Year for three years, Licensee of the Year, and Best Bar None's Gold Awards, plus Director Stuart Clarkson was awarded SLTN's Industry Achievement Award in 2013.

  • SOUL CASINO

    "There are other casinos…Then there's Soul Casino." Soul Casino is Aberdeen's most exclusive West End casino. Housed in a stunning church conversion, this striking venue has been transformed. Keeping all of the original features, including the stained glass windows, stunning high ceilings and church organ, it is the most glamorous casino in Aberdeen. Membership is free with immediate entry.

PB Devco work with local, reputable suppliers to ensure we bring an excellent quality of dining to each venue. Experience Scottish fine dining at its best at The Stage Door with their speciality steaks, elegant Asian cuisine at Zen Oriental, or delicious gastropub fare at Soul and The Bieldside Inn.

  • THE STAGE DOOR RESTAURANT

    The Stage Door Restaurant offers a truly unique dining experience. Placed in the heart of Aberdeen's cultural centre, it is ideally located close to both His Majesty's Theatre and the Music Hall. Performing for over 14 years, it is ranked as one of Aberdeen's most reputable and popular dining establishments, with an atmosphere second to none.

 

  • ZEN ORIENTAL

    Situated in the heart of the City, Zen Oriental will provide a dining experience like no other. The restaurant has a cool and contemporary interior, with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. The extensive menu, complimented by the professionally selected wine list, is further enhanced by a standard of service and attention to detail which is second to none.

  • THE BIELDSIDE INN

    Situated to the west of Aberdeen, but within the City limits, The Bieldside Inn offers various areas of relaxation and dining space to suit your mood including the lounge bar, the restaurant and the outdoor balcony. "The Bielder" has built and maintained a reputation for high levels of service and delicious, quality food menus, why not come down and see for yourself?

  • FORUM BAR & CLUB

    Situated in the heart of Aberdeen, The Forum offers a unique entertainment experience. With a history rooted in entertainment culture, The Forum was once part of the City's Union Hall and Theatre, which was restored as an Art Deco cinema house. Many of the building's original features still remain, and a recent contemporary refurbishment has added to the distinctive atmosphere and environment of the venue.

PB Devco venues host a range of live music and promoter events annually. To view what is upcoming, visit our Events page.

 

 

  • THE HOWFF

    The Howff is the newest addition to the PBDevco portfolio, and also one of the last remaining traditional pubs on Union Street. It has recently had a fantastic refurbishment throughout November 2013, and boasts a comfortable, fresh and welcoming new decor as well as a delicious new menu.

  • QUEEN VIC

    A name familiar to us all; we have our own Queen Vic right here in Aberdeen, located in the City's highly sought-after Rosemount area. It may not have the Mitchells, but it does have the same traditional community pub atmosphere, and is everything you'd expect your local to be and more.

  • Terms and Conditions

    GENERAL LIABILITY: PB Devco and its associated venues will not be liable for failure to provide advertised services in the following circumstances; a) destruction or damage to the venue, b) industrial action by employees, or staff of a major supplier, c) any other matter out with their control.

    PB Devco will not be held responsible for any theft or loss of belongings that may occur within the venues.

    SMOKING POLICY: By law, all of PB Devco venues are non-smoking. Any persons caught smoking on the premises will be removed and receive a fine.

    DRUGS POLICY: PB Devco has a zero tolerance regarding drug use on the premises and any person caught using or in possession of drugs will be reported to the police.

    RIGHT OF ADMISSION: The management teams of PB Devco venues reserve the right of admission at all times. The following PB Devco venues are over 18s venues: Babylon, The College, Queen Vic, Soul Casino, The Forum and The Howff. The following venues allow under 18s on the premises until 10pm if they are accompanied by an adult and are having a meal: Soul, The Stage Door, The Bieldside Inn (restaurant area only) and Zen Oriental. The management and licensed security door stewards have complete authority to deny access or evict any customer they feel is under the influence of too much alcohol, underage, or of an undesirable nature to be within the venue. These decisions are final and non-negotiable.

    LICENCING: PBDevco venues adhere to all current local and national licensing laws and regulations.

  • Privacy and Cookie Policy

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    PB Devco complies with the various laws and regulations which apply to data protection and data privacy including the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 and 2011.

     

    PB Devco will not send you any unsolicited marketing. We will only send you emails or other marketing messages where you have signed up to receive these - whether it is through our website or one of our venues. All emails sent from PB Devco or its associated venues give you the option to unsubscribe at any time should you wish to do so. PB Devco is committed to keeping your personal information confidential and safe; we do not share your information with any third parties unless you have agreed otherwise, however we may disclose your personal information where we are required or permitted to do so by law to protect or enforce our rights.

     

    This policy is subject to change and any changes will be amended on this page.