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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


US$12 - US$26
American, Barbecue
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our server Louis Butler was amazing! So were the milkshakes! 12/10 would drink again! This is now my fav place to eat

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Acacacacac
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

and the food is bloody amazing! like, literally I won’t try and describe... just come and hope to Lewis as your sever!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ssmauricio
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great dinner spent at Smokeworks in Cambridge. Brilliant food and a great atmosphere, made all the better by our waiter Lewis - looked after us all evening and went the extra mile in everything he did. Cheers Lewis!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank avconnor
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been dragging my feet about going to Smokeworks as I was still missing my beloved Eraina, a Greek restaurant on this site which I have been going to for 35 years. However, I finally decided to try Smokeworks who have refurbished the inside of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Family visit for birthday treat and although we could have no complaints about the service some of the food disappointed. Ribs were dry and fries a bit ... well just not crispy! However on the positive side the vegan dish was thoroughly enjoyed so a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 848stuartm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here in a big group and was rather underwhelmed as the food is distinctly average. Best item on the sharing platter was the corn on the cob which when you look at the BBQ food offered is a shame to put it mildly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 343timh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our waitress Emma was absolutely lovely, made us feel ay home and treated us like like family, thank you for the service!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Samuel N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a bit of a BBQ fiend (we have our own smoker at home) we couldn't resist a visit to Smokeworks. Glad to say it was a good decision! I'm somewhat surprised at the smattering of luke-warm reviews as the meal we had was fantastic!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TFC_on_Tour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with friends, had the chicken and waffles as a main meal, chilli cheese fries and paprika butter corn on the cob, perfect sized meal. All perfectly cooked, plus a cheeky chocolate peanut butter bourbon milkshake 😉 which is like a liquid dessert! My...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank EmWood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I heard about Smokeworks a while ago and today had the opportunity to go. The menu looked good. When we got there we were recommended the sharing platter for two 'the works' and we went with that. Disappointed that the food was already going cold...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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17 September 2016|
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Response from 337dg | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do do desserts. There is a somewhat limited selection. If you have room, though they are nice. I believe the vary from time to time but I had a chocolate tart with IIRC a coconut garnish - it was great. I could only... More
29 June 2016|
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Response from cas287 | Reviewed this property |
I really don't think so. Perhaps you could call ahead and they could prepare you something special? It's a local place so they are very accommodating!
2 May 2016|
Response from chipmunk3774 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a separate, extensive Gluten Free menu. There is a Dairy Free menu too.
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