Welcome to The Old Smithy

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The Old Smithy is a traditional restaurant and Freehouse 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 WiFi 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

We are delighted to be able to re open on Saturday 4th July 2020.

We have arranged our restaurant so that tables are socially distanced in line with government guidelines.
We are taking all the necessary precautions, following recent government guidelines & beyond, to ensure our valued guests as well as our equally valued staff are safe.
We ask our customers to take note of our new systems in order to keep everyone safe.

We have a slightly reduced menu for the time being.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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

Mon-Thurs: 11.30 - 23.30
Fri & Sat - 11.30 - 23.30
Sun:11.30 - 23.00

Restaurant serving times
Mon - Thur 12.00 - 15.00 & 17.30 - 21.00
Fri/sat 12.00- 15.00 & 17.30 - 21.30
Sun 12.00 -17.00