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Leather's Smithy

Langley, Macclesfield, England
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Ranked #48 of 140 Restaurants in Macclesfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: This is a traditional pub in a lovely waterside setting on the edge of Macclesfield forest. Excellent food is served lunchtime and evening. A standard menu is supplemented by a daily "blackboard" of "specials" which features the best of local produce. The pub have a range of traditional ales including guest beers. In the winter real fires warm the stone floored bar area as well as the more formal dining area of the pub. Very popular and booking is essential at weekends. As residents of the area we aware of what the competition has to offer and feel that Leather's Smithy provides excellent food of consistent quality at a very fair price.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Considering how good the food is almost everywhere currently. I was put out by no welcome or farewell for myself and family...

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This is one of our local pub & restaurant in our area, the food is always perfect, just how we order it never had a bad meal there yet, Staff are friendly and make you welcome, nothing is too much trouble, Ideal if you out for a walk in the Forrest or just out for a drive.. Would book if... More

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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56 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We visited on a summer's evening for a meal. The staff were friendly and the meal was tasty, especially the mussels starter, which was one of the best I've eaten for a while. The only thing amiss, on a hot evening, was adequate ventilation. Although a couple of windows were open, it was stuffy and the smell of fried food... More

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Channel Islands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Food was fantastic, on the doorstep of Macclesfield forest so went for a walk afterwards. The highlight was the quality of the food for me,

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Been here a few times pub in the wilds hard to find but well worth it.Good food at reasonable prices.seats in garden fantastic country views all round.Teggs nose in distance. Lady behind bar was helpful but could have smiled more and been more welcoming.waiting staff were excellent . Walked from pub through Macc forest to Teggs nose and back round... More

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My father-in-law took me here on a trip to England for a wedding. He said he can't go home with out a stop at Leather's. Now I know why. It was a great little pub out of the way. Good beer selection. I loved the scenery. The Guinness stew pie was absolutely awesome. Good selection for beer. The prices were... More

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The food here is always delicious. Many choices and an extensive 'Specials' board. In good weather you can sit outside and bring your dog.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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61 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My wife and I stopped here for lunch with our young son after rambling in nearby Tegg's Nose country park. We ate in the beer garden which offers great views of the nearby countryside. The food for my son was very good, home made fish and chips which he really enjoyed. The problem was that my wife and I ordered... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Really disappointed with this pub. I am local to macclesfield and it used to be great place to stop in after a walk around the forest or even for a trip up for a casual dinner. Recently the service has deteriorated and you are made to feel like you are nothing but an inconvenience! No matter how nice a location... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We had been for a lovley walk round Macclesfield forrest, we saw the pub and thought it was a perfect place to stop for some food and a drink, how wrong we were!!!! We entered the pub with our four legged friends in tow we looked everywhere for a sign to see if dogs were allowed, we couldn't even find... More

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Address: Langley, Macclesfield, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
Cuisine: English

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