Welcome to The Old Smithy

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We are excited to announce our up and coming re-opening hours
We will be opening for indoor dining. We will still offer outdoor dining for those who prefer.

opening hours will be:
Wednesday - Thursday from 11.30-15.00 & 17.00-23.00
Fridays & Saturdays 11.30-midnight
Sundays from 11.30-23.00

We will resume normal opening hours 7 days a week from late June 2021. Thank you for your patience.

Restaurant food service is 12-3 & 5-9 except Sunday which is 12-5

Booking is advised as we do have limited availability

We will still be offering the take away collection menu.


The Old Smithy is a traditional restaurant and Free house Pub with comfortable and friendly surroundings with a relaxed look and feel. We are located in the picturesque town of Eccleshall in Staffordshire.

The long open bar has a relaxed atmosphere and seating area, perfect for reading the papers or checking your emails using our free Wi-Fi whilst having a drink or enjoying a light meal or snack. Dogs are welcome in this area. On sunny days there is a secluded outdoor seating area for those who like an alfresco atmosphere.

We are open seven days a week and our restaurant, which is listed in the top three in Stafford, serves food lunchtimes and evenings. We serve good quality food with an extensive choice of menus catering for all tastes. We use, where possible, locally-sourced produce

To book a table in the restaurant or for any other information call us on 01785850564.

Bookings and cancellations by telephone only please.

We cater for various functions, ie. Society/Club Dinners, Formal/Informal Buffets, Business Lunches, Weddings and Baby Shower Parties. We can usually accommodate menu requests. Please telephone on 01785 850564 to discuss your requirements.

Contact Us

The Old Smithy
Castle Street, Eccleshall, ST21 6DF

01785 850 564
We welcome enquiries via email - bookings and cancellation via telephone only

Opening times 17th May-23rd May
Monday-Thursday 11.30-1500 & 15.00-23.00
Friday & Saturday 11.30-midnight
Sunday 11.30-22.00

Opening times 24th May - 06th June
Wed-Thursday: 11.30-15.00 & 17.00 - 23.00
Friday & Saturday 11.30-midnight
Sun:11.30 - 17.00