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Gabe's Diner

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Forthside Way | FK8 1QZ, Stirling FK8 1QZ, Scotland
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with work mates for lunch and a banter with the owner. A very friendly and approachable man who will make your meal or snack an enjoyable experience. This is second time here as we also had our Christmas lunch there back when... As usual a variety of wonderful dishes of which I had the clam chowder absolutely delicious,... More 

Thank Alpal21
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We decided to go to this diner for lunch, purely on the basis of a search of the best restaurants in Stirling whilst on a day trip there. As we drove onto the retail park where it is situated, my partner was not at all convinced due to it's unassuming appearance but we thought we'd give it a try. I... More 

Thank Catherine F
Stirlingshire, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Family and friends have mentioned Gabes Diner before but we've never managed to visit. Popped in for lunch today....and was very pleasantly surprised at the menu choices. All food is made from scratch and the portion sizes are very good. There was an extensive daily specials board also. Staff were extremely friendly and made us feel very welcome. Will definitely... More 

Thank TheLaingFamily
Tillicoultry, Scotland, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after being very kindly accomodated by a very helpful man on phone who managed to squeeze us in last minute! Such a warm cosy little gem of a place. Menu varied but we were going to cinema so didn't want a huge meal. We actually both chose a starter with extra side dishes of chips and flat bread.... More 

Thank Julie M
Clydebank, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Mac n cheese is great. Fabulous variety of specials albeit some a bit too fancy and complicated. The restaurant isn't licensed so take your own bottle if you fancy! Staff are lovely.

Thank Evonne08
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This was such a wonderful find. The staff was so friendly and patient. FOOD...WAS SO DELICIOUS!!! We had four different dishes and each was perfect in every way. Thank you so much.

Thank jess_rixie
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Would recommend ordering from the specials menu. Food is great and portion sizes are good. The menu isn't updated on the website very often but it gives an idea. Staff always helpful...oh, and its BYOB.

Thank Kerrance111
Alva, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Popped in around 4pm for a late lunch with my wife. Both had the special of Thai Beef Sandwiches. Was very tasty and the handmade skin on fries were perfect on the side. Would definitely return.

Thank Mr X
Stirlingshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We have been there twice recently. First time I had a breakfast which was a bit on the greasy side, I should known better as the place was smelling badly of stale cooking oil and the kitchen extractor fan was obviously poor. But for this it would have been nice. I went back a few days later because I was... More 

Thank Jas K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Great food and very nice atmosphere. Didn't know about the byob policy but will be prepared next time.

Thank Kenneth F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forthside Way | FK8 1QZ, Stirling FK8 1QZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirlingshire  >  Stirling
  • Phone Number: 07513742211

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