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Gabe's Diner

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Forthside Way | FK8 1QZ, Stirling FK8 1QZ, Scotland
+44 7513 742211
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Clackmannanshire Scotland
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fab wee bistro diner. The food is fantastic. The staff very friendly and helpful. Nothing is too much bother for them The tarragon steak and mushroom sandwich was beautiful and the homemade crumble and custard very rustic looking not puréed mushy fruit and flat crumble. Mmmmm

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Thank Karen M
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Gabes on Sunday afternoon, the food was fresh and tasted fantastic. Good value for money. The only criticism was that service was slow, mainly due to one waitress working all the tables. A minor thing considering the quality of food. I will be back, their breakfast menu looked goog too.

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Thank 19-Ben-90
Inverness, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here for lunch to fuel up before a wedding. Lovely and cosy inside with the stove going. Opted for a chicken burger which was on the specials board - very moist and flavoursome. A toblerone baked cheesecake for dessert was excellent and the coffee was lovely. Service was efficient and friendly with staff happy to discuss the menu... More 

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Thank Duncan I
Manchester, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called here for an early evening dinner following a day working locally. My vegetarian meal option was absolutely delicious - as were the meat options enjoyed by my colleagues. I will definitely be returning

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Thank Moonbeam555
Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really liked this bistro. Smells of fresh baked goods, has a nice fireplace. The food is fresh. I got the chowder which was delicious and quite filling. The coffee was nice too. Staff are attentive and very friendly.

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1 Thank PriyankaSacha
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Visited Gabes for the first a few nights ago and were welcomed by a friendly and smiling member of staff, which really set the tone for the evening. - The menu, does not stick to one 'Genre' of food, but does provide an array of dishes to try and please. Although, the food does match the vibe and name -... More 

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1 Thank steve_wilson2017
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Have always loved Gabes and regularly go,sadly the new management lacks customer service skills, becoming rather irate if you dare to make a complaint. If you enjoy grit in your salad, bad attitude and a last minute service charge added to your bill after the event then it's the place to go. Such a shame as the food is usually... More 

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Thank Maria M
Stirling, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

I have been meaning to try Gabe's for a while now, I've always thought it looked like an inviting little place. The restaurant is small, and filled up quickly after we arrived for dinner. It lacked in atmosphere a little, very quiet music and very bright lights make it lack in ambience a little. The specials boards are very confusing... More 

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Thank moiphy
Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

This place obviously has ideas well above the reality of the food which is served up. Brunch was over-priced for the content - very mean portions, tasteless, bland sandwiches and one person received microwave blasted bacon and a miniscule, halved sausage on a dry roll with no butter. Regardless of what it says on the menu about sources of ingredients,... More 

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Thank planetmairi1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in with colleagues for a quick bite to eat! Promptly seated, orders taken - what a lovely choice of menu options! I had the New York bagel which was beautiful and tasty! Food arrived quick which was good! Prices were reasonable and service good! Well worth a visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Diner, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forthside Way | FK8 1QZ, Stirling FK8 1QZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirling  >  Stirling
  • Phone Number: +44 7513 742211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?