The Lemon Tree

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The Lemon Tree is a vibrant, buzzing venue providing Aberdeen with an excellent alternative arts scene. The Lounge offers customers the chance to rock along to their favourite bands or laugh with the funniest comedians while enjoying a drink from the wide range of beverages at the bar. That’s not all though! The upstairs Studio is an intimate performance space showcasing the best theatre productions, dance and children’s shows. The Studio provides an opportunity to get up close and personal with the performers with entertaining shows which also have great educational values.

  • See artists start their journey to stardom at The Lemon Tree with our Freshly Squeezed series of gigs. Did you know Radiohead, Emeli Sande and Biffy Clyro have performed at the venue? Check out our Made In Aberdeen section of the site for further details.
  • The Lounge can hold 550 at standing gigs and just under 300 seated.
  • The Studio has a capacity of 166 and is an ideal setting to see new drama. If you are a fan of Edinburgh Fringe shows these performances are for you.
  • We have the popular A Play, A Pie and A Pint at The Lemon Tree in association with Oran Mor. Relax in intimate settings with friends and enjoy a snack and tipple to some new Scottish plays.
  • The Lounge bar stocks a wide variety of drinks including local brewery Brewdog beers while Kate’s Bar offers the chance to relax before seeing a show in the Studio.
  • The Lemon Tree has its own Christmas show! We work in partnershihp with Frozen Charlotte to produce magical performances ideal for young children.

The Lemon Tree offers an excellent chance to gather your friends together and enjoy a night you’ll be talking about for weeks to come. Take a look at what’s on and plan your social life now!

Find us

Address: 5 West North Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5AT

Opening hours

The Lemon Tree opens 30 minutes prior to performances. Please check the website or with box office staff before visiting as opening times can vary. To book tickets for shows at The Lemon Tree, visit our city centre box offices at the Music Hall on Union Street and His Majesty's Theatre on Rosemount Viaduct or phone 01224 641122. Our box offices are open between 9:30am and 6pm Mondays to Saturdays; opening hours may vary with local holidays. The box office at The Lemon Tree is open for all performances.

Ticket telephone

01224 641122

The Lemon Tree strives to ensure that all customers are able to enjoy performances in comfort and safety, and is committed to continually reviewing access provision.

  • Level access is available from the side door on Shoe Lane, please ring the bell for access.
  • Wheelchair users can be accommodated for all events.
  • There is a lift in the foyer to gain access to the first floor Studio.
  • Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome


For further queries please contact 0845 270 8200.