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The Auld Smiddy Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
154 Atholl Road, Pitlochry PH16 5AG, Scotland
+44 1796 472356
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“liver” (16 reviews)
“mussels” (27 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
154 Atholl Road, Pitlochry PH16 5AG, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 690 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good food, friendly service. We stayed in a B&B nearby and went here for Dinner. Booking a table seems to be advisable.

Thank JMinden
Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant area is not vast so we were delighted to be able to book a table on a busy Sunday evening. Our table was waiting for us and we were served swiftly by the friendly waiting staff. From the various accents the restaurant is...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I were staying it Pitlochry for two days to go to the Enchanted Forest and see other things too. On the first day we came up early and decided to have lunch in Pitlochry. We looked around at different places, this being one...More

Thank marilynw888
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Husband and I were here for dinner a few weeks ago. Booked on the spur of the moment whilst enjoying a pint in the lovely sunny garden of the Auld Smiddy. We weren't disappointed. The food was absolutely delicious and the staff very friendly,...More

Thank su18g
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited here before and the staff are pleasant and attentive yet not in your face. The food is good quality and prices are reasonable we like it

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for an early evening meal. Three courses for £20 - a reasonable price. Great, one of my favourites, a "Scotch Egg", was one of the choice of a starters. However when it arrived it was only half an egg! When I asked the...More

1  Thank Talcy2008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW!!! Friendly service, varied menu, reasonable prices, real ale......... and FANTASTIC FOOD! I had a warm & fresh scotch egg for starters that was superb and my main (10oz steak) was the best I have ever tasted. Will certainly be going back - strongly recommend.

Thank Sussexsassenach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal here - the mussels and steak are really good. They've got a good selection of vegetarian food too. Service was good and the place itself is welcoming and warm on a cold rainy evening! Worth a try.

Thank ASimpson186609
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most friendly restaurants I have eaten in. It offered a warm and friendly greeting from all of the staff. The food was well prepared and of good quality, you would expect the prices to be higher than what they were. The food...More

Thank mh0yes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff at Smiddy are friendly and welcoming. The menu is sensibly brief with specials each day. The steak and ale pie was excellent, salads good and desserts substantial.

Thank Amy N
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Questions & Answers
27 July 2017|
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Response from KenCPink | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am just seeing the question now. I would definitely make a reservation if your going there during high season. There are not many restaurants in the area. We booked the day of and we were lucky to get a table. They... More
15 May 2017|
Response from Wyandour | Reviewed this property |
Did not notice ciders, though they have very good draught Guinness.!!
Stevie M
15 March 2017|
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Response from Amy B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it would be, but double check. If not, there is an outdoor seating area if the weathers in your favour!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Atholl Road, Pitlochry PH16 5AG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Pitlochry
  • Phone Number: +44 1796 472356
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