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Cellar Bar that serves food, along with Sky TV, 7 Screens to view all the sports and Pool Tables for your enjoyment.
PRICE RANGE
£2 - £15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic friendly staff, very helpful landlady, nice crowd, close to beach, really nice lamb shanks for Sunday roast. Recommended 👍

Date of visit: April 2024
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Justin, thanks for your great review, i will pass on your comments to the team at the Smuggs ;-))

Reviewed 8 February 2024

Public House, not a lot of charisma but friendly welcome and prompt service. We chose a house burger (brie & cranberry) and haddock & home made chunky chips. Both came piping hot and perfectly cooked (take note Marston & Mitchells!). Good sized portions, priced competitively....Cleethorpes has a lot of pub / restaurants, some better than others. We would come back to this one for the food, but not the character.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2024

Hi thanks for your review, however we believe the review is incorrect as we do not serve food during the week nor do we serve a brie and cranberry house burger nor haddock with chunky chips. thanks again for the review, if you remember pub...More

Reviewed 11 January 2024

Great pub with really friendly bar staff. Excellent food & family friendly. Proper olde world type of pub with seating outside, front & back. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2024

Hi Andrew, thanks for your review, we pride ourselves on being a 'Proper Pub' , see you again soon ;-)

Reviewed 9 January 2024

Great pub with a great atmosphere. Staff friendly and always smiling- look out for their open mic nights always a good turn out.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2024

HI, Thanks for great review and promoting our open mic nights, will pass on your comments to the staff. ;-))

Reviewed 19 November 2023

The best Sunday dinners in town served by the best staff great atmosphere ⭐️ can’t recommend this little pub enough

Date of visit: November 2023
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2023

Hi, thanks for your excellent review, really happy you enjoy our roast dinners. ;-))

Reviewed 2 November 2023

Kids Halloween party my boy is four absolutely loved it! Lots of welcome, fun party games, free hotdogs music and lots of prizes. Thanks to the organisers xx

Date of visit: October 2023
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2023

Hi, many thanks for your review, most of all we are very happy your boy enjoyed it so much. Thanks again for awesome comments.

Reviewed 10 July 2023

Food fresh cooked as needed , lots of flavour great size portions. I have allergies to foods of which the staff were amazing catering for ! A nice small menu. Keep up the fantastic work we will be back !

Date of visit: July 2023
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2023

Thanks for your amazing review ;-)

Reviewed 2 May 2022

I rang this pub to ask if they were televising the game as we were staying at Thorpe park and they refused to air it. I went with 5 boys aged 8-12 and two mums. The landlady immediately said she would sort it out for...us with only 20 mins before kick off and we arrived to the most hospitable welcome. Not only did she sort an area out for our group she also set the two pool tables up for two free games for the kids to play. On top of this she brought us free bowls of chips which were home made a yummy for us all free of charge as well as sweets for the boys. The customers who were also in were watching another game and really embraced the boys delight when there team scored and also very welcoming. The pub was lovely place, no swearing just really really pleasant place to take the kids. It's a must for cleethorpes with a 5 star food rating and very reasonable prices. I never write reviews but sometimes you have to . Don't pass this pub by which is located near the life boats... especially with kids!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2023

Thanks for your review, we are greatful that you took time to write, thanks again ;-))

Reviewed 11 April 2022

Lovely pub, brilliant music, lots of choice of beers and lagers. Friendly bar staff, recommended pub to visit.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2023

Thanks Mark ;-))

Reviewed 1 February 2022

This has to be the best value Sunday lunch in Cleethorpes. Gravy is amazing and the portion sizes are large too. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2023

Thanks for your review, we do try our best ;-)

Reviewed 2 July 2021 via mobile

Only called in for a quick pint but the staff couldn’t have been nicer. Good selection of beers and lagers. Only wish we could have stayed longer

Date of visit: June 2021
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2023

Hopefully see you again soon, thanks for the review ;-)

Reviewed 4 March 2020

Been here several times recently and the food is always great, the staff are friendly and have no problem serving me outside in the beer garden when I was there in the summer. They're also very welcoming towards children. Definitely recommend this place especially for...the Sunday roast.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2023

Thanks for the excellent review, see you again soon ;-)

Reviewed 29 September 2019

First time customers for Sunday Dinner and Wow, warm friendly staff, lovely ambiance all round, drinks and Sunday dinners ordered, 1 Large Roast Beef and 1 Medium Roast Beef, we sat down and it wasn't long before we were presented with our meals, from the...off, you can tell that everything is fresh, cooked to perfection, and packed full of flavour, no skimping on portion size either, the Roast beef just melted, the Yorkshire puddings are homemade and yummy, , and the Beef gravy is to die for, all the vegetables were cooked perfect, as was everything else on the plate, all in all first class Sunday Dinner. Compliments to the chef/chefs, and all the staff .We will be back, many thanks Pat & kevMore

Date of visit: September 2019
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2023

Hi Pat & Kev, thanks for your awesome review, see you again soon ;-))

Reviewed 27 September 2019

A busy bar with a young, fairly noisy crowd in. Sat and watched football on the TV , a pleasant way to spend an evening. Good beer, good staff and a great setting on the sea front. Worth a visit

Date of visit: May 2019
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2023

Thanks for your review, we do get a little lively when the football is on ;-))

Reviewed 20 August 2019

Great pub. Amazingly prepared food, hearty and delicious with massive portions. Lovely staff and locals, with a great jukebox and pool tables.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Pat Hallam, Owner at Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2023

Thanks for your great review ;-))

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Smugglers Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5