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All 144 Macclesfield Restaurants

Leather's Smithy

Langley, Macclesfield, England
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Ranked #48 of 144 Restaurants in Macclesfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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English first
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The three of us went for a birthday celebration, no warm welcome. Waited 20+ minutes for any acknowledgement on our orders, in the end went to the bar. Food was poor, pheasant dry as a bone. Empties not cleared, not offered desserts, locals served food before us even when we had been there longer. And we were ready to lock... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Went on a Saturday evening and everything was top class. The food was delicious we all had specials from a lot of choice on the blackboard which seems to change a lot. Something for everyone. Mains and desserts all good and I loved the home made chips and great selection of vegetables on the side. Service was extremely friendly and... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Visiting Macclesfield after a few years of absence,we decided to take advantage of the unseasonal weather,and take a nostalgic look at the reservoirs at Langley. To our surprise we found that the area had been transformed by comprehensive walk ways and parking facilities. We took a picturesque circular walk and found ourselves outside the Leather's Smithy pub as it opened... More 

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Liverpool
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68 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Having previously popped in for a drink after scaling the Matterhorn of Cheshire and noticing the specials board, heavy on game. I decided to bring my friend here after watching him prance about like the Deluded Dowager Duchess at Tatton Hall. I opted for the pheasant, slightly dry as can be expected from such a lean bird, however the orange... More 

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Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We came across this pub by chance whilst driving round the area. The menu was lovely with game and other delights on the menu. Food was very nice, drinks were lovely. Not a bad price at all. Service could have ben slightly more attentive but we did go on a sunday so it was quite busy. We will visit again... More 

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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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57 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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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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Address: Langley, Macclesfield, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: English

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