Five-Star Rated Foodcourt and Bar at Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop
At Our 5-Star Award-winning Visit Scotland Attraction
Fall in love with a true taste of Scotland at our Foodcourt and Bar. Tuck into dishes and delicacies that include local ingredients and have been prepared with love straight from the heart.
Enjoy the comfort of traditional, wholesome meals reflecting the flavour of Scotland and the local region. Our ingredients are selected, and our dishes are prepared to represent the diversity of local and Scottish produce and cater to a variety of different tastes and dietary requirements, including vegetarian options.
This light and airy restaurant and bar offers a spacious self-service area where a range of dishes, from light snacks to cooked meals, are on display, as well as a self-service area for delicious home baking and hot and cold drinks.
The décor is fresh and bright with a modern feel. The romance of Gretna Green is reflected in the pictures that decorate the walls and in the bar area, a custom-made massive double-sided open fire with Blacksmith beaten steel canopy features as a centrepiece.
There's outdoor dining space, too and our LOVE Conservatory which overlooks the Sculpture Garden, making a great spot to people-watch as wedding parties come and go from the Famous Blacksmiths Shop.
We offer our customer favourites - such as Steak Pie, Lasagna, Chicken & Haggis and Macaroni Cheese every day*, alongside a selection of daily specials. All of our food hot food is freshly-prepared daily and served from our hot food counter, so you can let your senses do the choosing. We also offer a selection of cold sandwiches and baguettes, a salad bar through the summer months, cream cakes and tray bakes, fruit and snacks.
*As we are a food court and not a traditional restaurant, we do not cook to order, so please be aware that in busy periods, our customer favourites can sell out. We, therefore, recommend that you check our daily menu board on arrival for more information and availability.
Our Blacksmiths Bar
Enjoy a relaxing drink in our spacious bar.
We offer a full range of bar classics, including a wide selection of spirits, Whisky (including our Gretna Green Blended Whisky), Gin (including our own Gretna Green Gin), Brandy and Liqueurs, wines, soft drinks and beer, including our exclusive draft beer - Gretna Green Best Ale, and our bottled Anvil Ale.
A selection of teas and coffees are also available throughout the day from our self-service area.
A great place to break your journey
Next time you are heading north or south of the M74 or M6, looking to stop at a motorway service station, why not take a 2-minute detour instead and relax with the kids or each other in our excellent food court? We even have a children's play area to stretch little legs before getting back in the car, space to walk dogs and no 2-hour parking restrictions for when you need a longer break.
Our Customers Say
"We called into the restaurant for lunch. The staff were very friendly to start with, and the food was delicious. Chicken breast stuffed with Haggis in a peppercorn sauce.... nothing more needs [to] be said...."
Tom C. Welsh - Facebook Recommendation
If you are looking for a private dining area or private hire space for activities (during our opening hours), please get in touch.
We offer group bookings for dining or use of the Blacksmiths Restaurant private dining area, should you wish to use it for clubs etc.
Our food court can accommodate up to 150 guests and serve as a space to dine, drink and celebrate.
Call us on 01461 337893 or email [email protected] for more information.