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Smiths Restaurant

1-3 Church Road, Eccles, Salford M30 0DL, England
+44 161 788 7343
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish soup” (10 reviews)
“eccles cake” (14 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1-3 Church Road, Eccles, Salford M30 0DL, England
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Joint winner for best food in Eccles and with the other joint winner next door it's always a tough choice. But for a non Chinese based menu it's the winner eaten here many times and always friendly and good food.

Thank jerry O
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Smiths has been a part of Eccles for nearly 20years now and the standard of food is still really good. I think it's fair to say that the quality of food has dipped from time to time but it's back on song now. It was...More

2  Thank Judith H
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Came here with my girlfriend after hearing good reviews. The restaurant itself is really nice and welcoming as are the staff. We ordered off the special board, scallops with bacon and a cauliflower puree and the belly pork chilli noodles. The scallops were amazing all...More

Thank smokeygary
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Had a great window table for 6. We all chose from the fixed price evening meal. 3 courses for £21.50. We had a range of starters, mains and desserts - all excellent. Big bowls of potatoes, mash sweet potatoes and broccoli were brought with our...More

1  Thank NorW2014
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I visited for my birthday with family. We all ate different things from the menu and they were all really tasty. It was a great visit and the live music was surprisingly good. Can't wait to visit again

1  Thank Sonia C
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Went here for the first time with my parents.cant fault our whole experience.food absolutely fantactice as was the service.had such a lovely chilled out meal that we have booked for an 80th birthday party a week on Tuesday and the chef is baking a birthday...More

1  Thank Pat S
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Visited there for the first time last Saturday evening (4/6/16), with 4 adults and 3 children comprising our party, service was excellent without being obtrusive, food was delicious with a good menu selection and a comprehensive "Specials" board. Prices were pretty reasonable and the atmosphere...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I was out with former colleagues having a meal and Smiths does a nice early bird menu. I had the mushroom pate, the aubergines and the peanut cheesecake. It was all very nice indeed, although due to a mix up in the kitchen my main...More

1  Thank Punter42
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I have been a fan for too many years to remember. Even when David was catering before opening Bistro 221. I now live out of the country, but always have a meal here when I am home for a visit. As always, I was not...More

Thank coloradocakelady
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We've been vsiting this restaurant for around 19 years - since Dave and Elaine took it over. The food and service have always been excellent but until recently we haven't been concerned about disabled access. This is also excellent, although from the front this may...More

Thank W W
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Is it necessary to book for lunch on a Thursday and Friday?
20 July 2015|
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Response from davidh833 | Property representative |
Hi. Sorry to take a while to respond, but Tripadvisor alerts come to an email address not often used. You would generally get a lunchtime table without booking but a phone call before you set off would guarantee a table. If... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Church Road, Eccles, Salford M30 0DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Salford  >  Eccles
  • Phone Number: +44 161 788 7343
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