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Cafe, British, Scottish, Deli
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 29 January 2023 via mobile

50th birthday celebration, made to feel so welcome from the start of our evening to when we left, absolutely amazing staff, amazing gin selection & great food. Seriously didn’t want for anything .

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 20 December 2022 via mobile

I only had 20 minutes between bus and train and the staff were happy to serve me a delicious soup and that with a smile! Lovely attentive service in an amazing vintage venue which alone would be worth a visit. The shop looked great, too....Very grateful to the railway employee who sold me my ticket and recommended the place! Such a pleasant and surprising find!More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 31 May 2021 via mobile

Found this hidden treasure by chance and what a find it was! Lovely friendly staff and food great too. We had a lovely relaxed lunch of beautiful homemade asparagus soup and shared the anti pasti platter. Free refills on filter coffee a bonus too. Can’t...wait to come back - without the car next time so we can have a little tipple or two.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 29 December 2019

3 of puss popped in for a baguette before heading down to Gayfield to watch the football. This is a lovely place with a warm atmosphere. The staff were all so friendly, and the baguettes were perfect and very tasty. A lot nicer than a...pie before the game... A must Delli to try out...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 30 September 2019 via mobile

Had coffee and a scone here while waiting on a train. Scone was good, coffee was ok, service was good. Its a nice old butchers shop and worth a visit for that. As a coffee shop its a bit cramped but very handy for the...Station.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 10 September 2019

Had a delightful lunch, lovely atmosphere, friendly helpful staff ,wonderful cakes. Look forward to going back very soon. Highly recommend.Good value too

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

Really lovely food. Small selection but what you receive is high standard. The shop is really nice too if a little overpriced.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2019

Lovely friendly service, great value & good vibes. Relaxed lunch visit today but have enjoyed a delightful evening here too.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 July 2019

Popped in this morning with our 2 grandkids. What a lovely cafe! Great coffee, superb cakes and the kids enjoyed the hot chocolate. If we had more time I’d be going back for lunch as there was not one thing on the blackboard that I...wouldn’t love to try :) staff were so nice too. Definitely recommendMore

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 20 June 2019

We decided to have lunch in Smithies on the spur of the moment. The only problem we had was on deciding what to have from the menu. I eventually decided on the ploughman’s with my wife having a panini. Both were really good with being...able to pick a cheese of my choice from the deli a really nice touch. Everything was fresh , good quality and tasty. The waitress who served us was very efficient and polite. We finished off our meal with lovely lemon cannoli which melted in the mouth. Definitely a place we will revisit when in Arbroath.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

This place is superb. It’s a gem that you might not expect to find in that part of Arbroath. There is a very large selection of cheeses and gins (including Smithie’s own Arbroath made gin) and there is always someone on hand to talk you...through the detail. The staff are always incredibly polite and well led which means it’s always a really nice atmosphere. I’m a big fan of the ploughman’s and ask the staff to choose the cheese. The soup is always an absolute bargain too!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

Fantastic deli with everything you could need - cheese and chutney galore! More importantly a spectacular range of gins from all over the world as well as a good selection of other alcohol. Friendly and helpful staff with super knowledge! Lunch is also fantastic -...especially the cakes! Must visit in Arbroath!!More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

Smithie's in Arbroath was recently recommended to us by a friend. My wife and I were very impressed with the menu choice and the selection of lovely homemade cakes and scones. Food is served by very pleasant and efficient staff. Smithie's in Arbroath is now...a firm favourite for a light lunch or coffee when we are in Arbroath.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit friendly helpful staff shop has items of memories of a former butcher and dele Well worth a visit for a coffee and delicious homebaking

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This shop is in a great area and is the best deli in Arbroath also a great place for coffee and cake.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Smithies Deli & Gin Emporium is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5