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“Great family dinner”

The Blacksmith's Forge
Ranked #20 of 33 Restaurants in Dalkeith
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 15 March 2014

Went to the blacksmiths forge for a family meal. It was great value for money.The food came within 10mins and was delicious. The kids enjoyed drawing and having their pictures put up on the wall. Very friendly staff. Would recommend a visit. Noticed they run food offers most nights so can eat out more often without breaking the bank

Thank c r
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Reviewed 8 March 2014

Went here for a family meal. After getting our starters we sat and sat waiting for main meal. When I went and asked it was obvious they had forgot. Kids meals arrived 10 mins later. 5 adult meals another 10 mins later. 2 were lukewarm 1 was raw. Spoke 2 staff about this and nobody was interested. They blamed new staff. Wouldn't recommend this place to anyone meal was awful service a disgrace.

Thank Marion C
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Reviewed 11 January 2014

Having eaten at The Blacksmith's forge before, we knew that the meal would be at the value for money end of the spectrum, but were sadly disappointed at just how poor the service was. The meal took over half an hour to arrive, minus several items listed in the menu, such as butter to go with a baked potato. When the waiter brought the butter following our request, the potato was so cold that the butter didn't melt.

Customers were having to clear and wipe tables in order to find somewhere to sit, as used plates and glasses were piled up on tables as well as in the serving hatch which was completely covered in unwashed items. The general appearance of the premises is also very poor with threadbare carpets lining the stairs and corridors that lead to the toilets, inconveniently situated upstairs from the restaurant.

Thank Mdubhghlas
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

had breakfast in the blacksmiths forge this morning and iv got to say it was SHOCKING, first off the kitchen staff forgot my grilled tomato, but nvr mind. The thing I was disgusted at was that the baked beans were stone cold and the fried eggs were massively over cooked and were like rubber. We never recieved any "check back" from our server ( this seams to be a common thing when I visit). weatherspoons is a massive company so surely they can invest some time in training staff how not to ruin eggs and how to cook baked beans.

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Thank jambojim2013
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Ate here last week with 2 friends, served at different times although we were all having the same, one of the meals was only luke warm. Yes, the place is cheap but quality and service are suffering because of that. Never enough staff on, queues up the bar, tables full of dirty dishes and glasses. Toilets 2 flights up and the disabled which I have to use is disgusting! Save your money and go somewhere else even though you may pay more!

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Thank Maureen M
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