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The Smiddy Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
Ashkirk | Scottish Borders, Selkirk TD7 4NU, Scotland
+44 1750 32242
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“apple pie” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ashkirk | Scottish Borders, Selkirk TD7 4NU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place by accident. Very hungry after a long drive, we weren’t expecting much from this place. However we were pleasantly surprised. We received a very warm welcome from the staff. The food was excellent and the toilets were immaculately clean. I’d definitely...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Dropped by for lunch, we all had fish and chips served with tea and bread butter, it was fantastic. lovely little place.

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Stayed outside of Roberton in a cottage on a sheep farm. On the way there we started to pass this restaurant, and decided to turn back around and eat a meal. Best decision I have made in a long time. Wonderful people. Best Haddock and...More

3  Thank scotlad777
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Visited on 16th July. Very welcoming. Nothing ostentatious. Good quality food with good service. Yip that simple. Amazing. Great location.

3  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We've been to The Smiddy more times than I can count. We keep returning because every time, you get a warm friendly welcome, and delicious freshly cooked food. What more could you ask for?

3  Thank Chris T
Reviewed 15 April 2017

well, what a welcome, and what a lunch, this is how it should be dome, simple but great food done brilliantly, served and cooked fresh and quickly, no fuss, no nonsense, we all loved it, thank you guys a great day out, we will be...More

4  Thank robv12
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We hadnt booked but were on a weekend break in the area and the staff were unfased by us turning up on spec. It was quite when we arrived and my husband had the very unusual dish of black pudding, pork and apple pie and...More

5  Thank Emma C
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Lovely little restaurant with good quality reasonably priced food. Nice ambience and great service. Husband and son had the lamb, which they rated highly, while I had the Eyemouth haddock - delicious!!! A must for a visit if staying at New Woll, when their restaurant...More

5  Thank Brendamcf
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice little restaurant staff friendly food nice lovely atmosphere food simple home cooked style we realy liked our meal and having 2 9month babies we were still welcome

5  Thank Marie W
511philb, Owner at The Smiddy Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Many thanks for taking time to review the Smiddy. We are pleased that you and your young children enjoyed your meals and all the Smiddy offers.

Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Attended the Smiddy with my wife and family. On entering, we found the restaurant to be really cosy and very welcoming. The food was all freshly cooked and we could find no fault. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

7  Thank Jim H
511philb, Owner at The Smiddy Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Thank you for your review after your visit on Saturday. We are really pleased that you all enjoyed your meal at The Smiddy. We trust you enjoyed the rest of your weekend and look forward to seeing you again next time you visit the area

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Miss_Moomin_Troll
December 19, 2016|
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Response from 511philb | Property representative |
We are open New Years Day 12.30 - 6.00 serving both bar and meals. Unfortunately, due to the small bar area and remaining areas used for dining, we do not have facilities for dogs.
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maggie23uk
September 17, 2015|
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Response from 511philb | Property representative |
We can accommodate your party in December to help you celebrate your 60th birthday. Please give me a ring at The Smiddy on 01750 32242 and we can talk through your arrangements. Look forward to your call. Phil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ashkirk | Scottish Borders, Selkirk TD7 4NU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Selkirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1750 32242
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