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The Smithy


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


US$6 - US$13
Cafe, British, Scottish
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Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews lunch cakes chocolate orange cake miso soup coronation chicken sandwich traybakes scampi ham side salad haggis fries lovely cafe visited with family lovely little place looked amazing wee gem
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was the second time we had visited the Smithy and this time decided to have lunch. The menu is diverse and very reasonably priced. The food is fresh and tasty and the staff and friendly and helpful. I look forward to returning.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mattontwowheels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We‘ve been there on a cold day. I had my first scotched egg there and loved it. The staff was really friendly and gave us some advices for trips. After we finished our meal we went in front of the chimney and had two Whiskeys....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CinnamonHolmes
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely visit with my dog on a chilly afternoon. Enjoyed a bowl of homemade soup followed by tea and cake by the open fire! Relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff who made us feel very welcomed. We will definitely be back for more!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Baxter-Travels-15
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Often have lunch here and was just wanting to complement this little place and give it a review it deserves staff are a delight always friendly and helpfull

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ShaunDouglas68
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

I had the camembert, tomato and cranberry tart, wife had the same but a sandwich. Very, very good and nice surroundings. Very pleasant staff. Chips were awesome too.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AndyDro
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Thank you Tripadvisor that you helped to find in Stirling a lovely place for late lunch. We wanted to try haggis as I also started make haggis at home in Estonia. Haggis was very good specially with real William Wallace bier. Staff was very friendly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank merike s
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Last minute find on TripAdvisor, great little place lovely atmosphere and lovely food. We tried the fish and chips and the scampi. Both excellent. Service friendly and food arrived very quickly, Glad we found this will be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Scaifee2
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Very cozy, apart from offering a quality product, well made and well presented, with great care and experience in the world of catering. The feeling when we entered the door was like entering a house and not a restaurant. If you want to stop in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pelias M
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We went to the restaurant on a few days stay in Stirling. Rainy day walked in to a roaring fine with 2 easy chairs and warmed up immediately. My sister and husband on holiday from Canada. We loved it. Warmly welcomed by the waitress. Menu...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Norma C
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews I decided to visit The Smithy for lunch. The burger was awesome! So fresh & plentiful. The chips are light & crispy, I don't know how they make them so light tasting. It was such a delicious lunch that I returned...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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14 November 2018|
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Response from The S | Property representative |
Dogs are more than welcome on the ground floor level and in the garden when the weather allows. We do ask that dogs and children are kept on a short lead. Water and gravy bones supplied and sometimes sausages if available... More
15 April 2017|
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Response from MacHangry | Reviewed this property |
Might be a good idea if you are planning on visiting during peak lunch hours as the food is cooked fresh by one chef. Highly recommended though.
13 February 2017|
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Response from Mike A | Reviewed this property |
We were lucky and found parking on the street right in front of the restaurant. I'm not sure if there is a garage near by or not. We were going to walk from the castle, but it's not a great idea.
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