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Gabe's Diner

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Forthside Way | FK8 1QZ, Stirling FK8 1QZ, Scotland
07513742211
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Clydebank, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank Evonne08
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Thank jess_rixie
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Mr X
Stirlingshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Jas K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Kenneth F
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I originally visited Gabes a year ago and thought it was by far the best place Stirling had seen in a long time, however when I returned last month my experience was quite different! We were seated and then left for quite some time without anyone taking even a drinks order. When the food arrived it was good, but a... More 

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Thank CrawfordC7
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Visited here for dinner with my partner and it was amazing! A little wait on the food which is expected as its freshly made, definitely worth the wait if you want some real food! Would really recommend it and we will definitely be back! A lot of choice on the menu as well! Staff are also lovely

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Thank Ross-16xo
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

I ordered the chowder to start and it was far too salty. I know fish dishes especially chowder can have a salty kick but this was just ridiculous. Then had savoury crepes with chicken and the crepe tasted like it had been cooked in excessive salt. Small room with not enough room to swing a cat. Basic.

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Thank Elsa M
Kincardine, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

3rd visit 4adults 2 children,warm welcome,very busy,but staff explained all the specials and our order was served just per our requirements. All dishes were presented and cooked to perfection,clean plates from all including picky kids. Try the filet steak baguette pepper sauce delicious,home fries Whole experience memorable Will return Decor rustic and certainly lives up to being a diner Log... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?