The Institute opened its doors on the 7th of September 2012 after a substantial £1.2m refurbishment that has made this Aberdeen's premier night time venue. Featuring a luxury nightclub environment, state of the art sound and lighting systems, amazing LED lighting and some incredible effects. The Institute really is the venue for the 21st century. Combine this with Aberdeen's largest dancefloor and you have yourself one amazing night out.

The Institute consists of three distinct rooms covering two expansive floors that make for a truly unique clubbing experience.

Looking for that VIP experience? Then the variety of exclusive booths, and VIP packages on offer ensure that you will be partying like a celebrity in the plushest of surroundings.

If clubbing is not your forte, then The Institute is also an unrivaled venue to showcase your own exclusive event. Our experienced event management team can assist you in creating an event that exceeds expectations while catering for any party size or function. For booking enquiries or more information, please call: 01224 595 239


Simply the best big room nightclub in Aberdeen! Featuring state of the art sound and lighting that bring this luxurious room to life. Our massive dancefloor ensures you always have space to dance the night away. Institute also has a number of booths and seats for those rare occasions when you need to relax.

2 large bars ensure you don't wait long for service! Try our fantastic new cocktail range for that something a little bit different. Full air conditioning throughout means the temperature is just right all night!

This room also hosts some of the most popular and high profile acts in the UK, all things said, this room has to be experienced to be believed!

The Loft

The Loft is the party capital of Aberdeen, every Friday and Saturday night.

Set high in the rafters of Aberdeen's premier night time venue The Loft features two bars, a dancefloor, luxury surroundings, and a 400 person capacity that make this the ideal location for any exclusive party or one time event.

Gold Bar

The Institute's VIP Lounge provides a luxury experience in an exclusive 'behind closed doors' setting, allowing you to party like a celebrity.

Book in advance and gain access to the VIP bar, where you and your party receive the red carpet treatment. You will be met at the door by our party host, given the privilege of Q-Jump, before being taken to the Lounge where you can enjoy one of our delicious cocktails to kickstart your night.