Granite City


Flying the flag for Scotland’s bartenders

February 27, 2018

Skills honed to perfection behind the bar at Orchid in Aberdeen have helped one of the founders of Granite City-based drink firm Porter’s Gin to a top honour at industry awards in London.

Food and Drink

Chai-yo Thaikhun – your food was aroi mak mak

September 10, 2014

I had been trying to get a table at one of the newest restaurants in Aberdeen for weeks, but every time I visited Union Square to sample the cuisine at Thaikhun, the queue was always out the door. Well, last week, I finally found out what all the fuss is about when I took advantage of a quiet day off. And I can safely predict that the buzz surrounding Thaikhun will continue for months to come.


Special Aberdeen home up for sale

June 10, 2014

No matter where in the world they were - whether London or even Africa - the Granite City always had a special place in the hearts of the Hey family.