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“Lovely place.”
Review of Smugglers

Smugglers
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $46
Cuisines: Seafood, British, Grill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Smugglers Bistro and Bar is a candle-lit Bistro and bar. Situated just meters from the dock the smuggling history of the bay is brought to life in our wonderfully romantic restaurant. Specialising in fresh seafood and locally sourced meats we offer a range of dishes. Our cosy Bistro and wine bar offers a range on Gins and fine wines in an adult only area.
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lovely place.”
Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Loved our evening here. Visited with my son (11) and sister. Despite previous reviews stating that it was not child friendly I found all the staff were excellent. Wonderful little restaurant which oozes charisma and atmosphere. Can't give the place 4 or 5 stars though as our fish was over cooked and the bottled beers (excellent local ales) were almost room temperature. Also they use squirty cream on the deserts. Unforgivable!

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Ribchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Stuck in memory!”
Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We visited the restaurant 2 years ago but I have only just started writing reviews. This shows how good this place is because I really felt like I still needed to say something!! The atmosphere was amazingly authentic. The owner was friendly and welcoming and the steak was awesome!! If we are ever in the area again, we will definitely return!!

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Market Lavington, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Wonderful meal”
Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

I ate here with my wife and daughter
The food was superb service wonderful atmosphere brilliant and location stunning
The staff were friendly and helpful and we have booked again while here on holiday
This is truy a great little place

  • Visited August 2014
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Fab food !!!”
Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband and I ate at smugglers again last night,we love this place.The food was absolutely wonderful,the service excellent.Its pleasure to eat here,it feels really cosy and romantic.We will be going back as soon as we can !!!!

  • Visited August 2014
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United Kingdom
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good little bistro”
Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a little treasure in the heart of Robin Hoods Bay. Both the food and atmosphere are fantastic. The staff were pleasant and attentive. Being by the sea we both had the seafood which did not disappoint. A candlelit table in the window made for a romantic evening. Would definitely recommend the Smugglers if you are staying over in the area but book ahead as it was full when we visited.

Visited July 2014
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