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Marrbury Smokehouse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British, Delicatessen
Carsluith Castle | A75 Carsluith, Newton Stewart DG8 7DY, Scotland
+44 1671 820476
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Scottish, British, Delicatessen, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Carsluith Castle | A75 Carsluith, Newton Stewart DG8 7DY, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 256 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is next to an old tiny castle and most of the food is smoked, funny that, but there are other things on the menu to interest you we found the staff friendly and helpful, what we had, afternoon tea in the form of cheesecake...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Third visit over the years, food good service a little slow but food is fresh ad good so rather wait than have fast food rubbish.More

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Marrbury, General Manager at Marrbury Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Mr Grumpy LOL!!! Noooooo - you are not grumpy - you are a delight! We will take that as a compliment :) Thank you for visiting with us and thank you for your patience. Our kitchen is very small and sometimes the orders pile...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small restaurant with big taste! We had lunch one day and snack another, and they didn't disappoint. The smoked fish is amazing... you can really taste the smoke. We had the fish bun which was loaded with salmon and trout... so much fish that we...More

1  Thank duncarin01
Marrbury, General Manager at Marrbury Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi again! Och - thank you so much - the ultimate bun is so popular - we drool in the kitchen when serving it up every time. We are only sorry we didn't realise you were hot in the restaurant. We do have a fan...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coffee is freshly brewed and served in large mugs. Cakes and scones looked delicious. We bought some smoked salmon which just melted in your mouth. We looked around the castle which is on the same site and belongs to Historic Scotland (no entrance fee). It...More

1  Thank 544jules
Marrbury, Manager at Marrbury Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

HI There Thank you so very much! We love our big new coffee mugs - so glad you got to enjoy your visit with us and the castle! Hope to see you again Team Marrbury :)

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My second review of this establishment, for which I do not apologise. Having discovered it it in 2013 & being mightily pleased then, I have made a point of revisiting whenever I'm able on the 3 or 4 times a year I'm passing by. I...More

Thank Richard B
Marrbury, General Manager at Marrbury Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Goodness what can we say! Your comments are so much appreciated - we try so hard to always go one better every year - thank you - this means so much to us The Ultimate Bun is here to stay!!! Thank you - look forward...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Can't fault this establishment and the Castle is a bonus. Salmon pate was out of this world. Gorgeous Fish and Chips. Very welcoming and helpful staff. Lovely atmosphere. Nothing was too much trouble. A fabulous end to our Scottish holiday. Will definitely be ordering some...More

1  Thank Emma S
Marrbury, General Manager at Marrbury Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

OOOH thank you so much!! Made our day here at Marrbury - sorry we didn't get to answer till now Been a busy summer :) All the best from all of us here!

Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is a smallish diner, in the grounds of an ancient castle, also selling smoked food, predominantly fish though also poultry and various of their own sauces. The food was top quality, and the service from all members of staff was exceptional. It's in a...More

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Marrbury, Owner at Marrbury Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi there! Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We all appreciate this so much. Hope to see you again soon! All the best RM

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Really nice place. Great food and choices, comfortable with a wonderful castle next door to view. Very good food very tasty plus reasonable prices.

Thank lezt45cdo
Marrbury, General Manager at Marrbury Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi Thank you so much for making our day! We have had quite a week of it and your comments brought a smile to our faces! Thank you! Team Marrbury

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

As stated, this was our second visit. It is a very nice environment but, on both occasions, I have been underwhelmed. Firstly, by the special fish and chips (salmon too salty) and today the cod. The quality of the cod was poor. It was overpriced...More

2  Thank garycF1382JS
Marrbury, Owner at Marrbury Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi there! Thank you for visiting with us The speciality salmon and chips is loved by many - but not to everyone's taste so we offer a steak of fresh atlantic cod and chips. Fresh fish comes into us three times a week from Aberdeen...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

On our way to Cairnryan ferry port we stopped for a quick lunch. However, it turned out to be not very quick because it was busy and the kitchen was under pressure. We waited nearly 30 minutes for a simple meal. Staff were helpful and...More

1  Thank David H
Marrbury, Owner at Marrbury Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi there Thank you for the super review and so glad you enjoyed your food. It is, and always will be our problem in that we have created a "rod for our own back" lol. We have this tiny space - and over the years...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carsluith Castle | A75 Carsluith, Newton Stewart DG8 7DY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Newton Stewart
  • Phone Number: +44 1671 820476
  • E-mail
Description
Smokehouse Deli and Cafe - NEWLY APPOINTED FIVE STAR STB with access to historic castle on site. Food presented daily fresh from our highly acclaimed smokehouse, in a variety of style and budgets to suit all. Families welcome - larger groups by prior arrangement. Open most of the year around including Sundays - for current opening hours please do call first. Food 2 GO available ie Fish/Chicken and Chips take aways - order before 4.30Pm by telephone. Disabled parking space, no stairs, ramp to shop and access for one wheelchair in cafe. Winter weddings in the Castle by arrangement.
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