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US$8 - US$27
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff very friendly and attentive and food felt authentic with use of bourbon etc. Very pleased with my tasty pulled pork burger (can't remember what it actually as called, had a fun sounding name) and corn. Topped off with a US beer to wash it...down, also liked that automatically provided with chilled bottle of water - nice touch.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family visiting from America & could not have picked a better restaurant to take them too. The food was incredible, it was delicious, presented well & very generous portions. My husband had the Beef Short Ribs & said they were the best he had ever...tasted. I can also recommend The Santa Monica burger! The service was excellent, all staff extremely knowledgable & friendly. Good social distancing still in place & hand sanitiser on the tables. We will definitely be returning!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible food. It could have been served with a catapult and I would still have given it 5*. Menu has been really well developed and everything super tasty.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to eat here for the first time. Ordered a Goose Midway and it was awful although after complaining the replacement was ok. Both on the menu and on the waitress" lanyard you are encouraged to leave a tip. I don't need to be told...to tip, I will tip if the service is good. Went to pick up the napkin and half had stuck to the table as had the menu stand and the glasses. Although the food was very good, this experience was reminiscent of a sticky table pub. A voluntary carbon free dining subsidy was automatically added to the bill. Tips and subsidies should be earned without the need to be treated as almost compulsoryMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 22 August 2021 via mobile

Visited today (a Sunday- outdoor) had a delicious meal for the 4th time in a matter of weeks. Food was great, service was good as busy until paying the bill. We were robbed!!! We put £20 and 4 x £10. The server came over to...take a card payment and for the £57+ bill I said keep the change, only to have her come back and vet saying we put £10 to less down. This could not have been the case as rather then pay on card my daughter put £10x 4 down and I transferred her the £40 to her bank. My friend put the £20x We then put another £20 down, only to be told we took £10 back, we never had the chance too. Asked for the manger to be told, the sever was. She wouldn’t check the till and called us liars, finally spoke to the owner. We left leaving our details expecting the CCTV to be checked and will await the response. Feb lovely canal side place but if you are going, check your change as I’m far from Stupid, completely sober and defiantly didn’t get treated correctly!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 17 August 2021

This restaurant is situated in the heart of Stone, right next the a canal which draws in a variety of clientele from all over. The ambiance and music work well along with the decor to create a real American dining experince! The menu offers a...vast variety of delicious and mouthwatering choices, from tasty starters to authentic, flavorsome mains and delectable deserts. The variety of choice caters from little ones right through to those with a little more dining experience! I had the pork slider starter and my husband the hot wings, both dishes were extremely delicious and were the perfect size, offering really good value for money. To follow we had the beef short rib and Santa Monica burger, they were both exquisite. Perfect cuts of meat that were tender and juicy, we're talking meat falling off the bone perfect.! We sampled the 'Big Truck Driver' and 'Kool Aid' cocktails, which complimented our experience marvelously! All food was fresh, made to order and very good value for money. The service was fab, all orders taken with a smile and recommendations for dishes and food were provided. All in all, an excellent experience, which I would highly recommended and we will be sure to return. Thank you to all at S&R !More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 17 August 2021

We have been to several restaurants since their re-opening and have been very disappointed with most of them due to poor service and dire food. However, we have been to Smoke & Rye a few times and realised that if we want real food, lovely...surroundings and music, we just need to head there every time. We cannot fault the place and the food never disappoints and is so tasty, we are spoilt for choice. The work that must go into getting food so tasty must be immense and they deserve to have such a busy place. Keep up the good work and we will be back soon!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 15 August 2021 via mobile

My family and I visited the American themed restaurant in a recent break and we’d recommend anyone doing the same when they’re in Stone. It’s a great little venue that was busy on a Saturday night. There’s a lot of wooden tables and white tiled...walls while a cracking soundtrack of rock hits plays in the background. The staff are polite and organised despite how busy it is. They managed to get the orders of the fussy kids down to a tee which was a relief. As a starter I went for a cheese fondue which was amazing. For main I went for a chicken and waffle dish. In keeping with the American theme the portions were massive. Two waffles. Two massive pieces of chicken. Fries. I was struggling to finish it but gave it a good go as if it was some sort of Man vs Food challenge. The taste of everything complimented each other in a good way. We had to wait a bit for our food but it was well worth it. The only drawback is that we could only see a single toilet for men and one for women. In the event of the restaurant getting busy you could well be waiting around. With the quality of food on offer and the service offered by the staff it will be busy for quite some time.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 30 July 2021 via mobile

We went as a group, service was very poor. Staff were friendly but when we asked how long food would be we were told there was a delay. Had to wait a long time for food to be brought out sides etc( not all brought...together ) it felt very unorganised. Overall the service was appalling but could tell the staff were short. Portions were huge couldn’t finish it. Some of my main was cold.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 9 July 2021

Twins birthday, 7 of us to celebrate thought we’d try the take out. Bit of issue ordering on line but was my fault. Spoke with staff and resolved immediately. Small wait for collection of food but came out in handy carry box which was a...god send with the large order. All Food was piping hot, delicious and very filling. Definitely recommendMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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5 February 2020|
Response from cliff_taylor2 | Reviewed this property |
lower floor, yes, not sure about above ground, good luck!!!
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Response from Theevilsponge | Reviewed this property |
There’s a car park about 50 yards away
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Yes, Smoke & Rye offers takeaway services.

Smoke & Rye is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4