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Merlin

5-9 Wilmslow Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7QL, England
+44 1625 599959
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
3 days ago
“Good pint ”
2 weeks ago
“First Visit. Very Nice.”
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
5-9 Wilmslow Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7QL, England
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1 - 10 of 488 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Used to love this place. It was always difficult to get a table on a Sunday but it was virtually empty on our last visit. Maybe my recent experience is the reason. My husband's IPA ? Beer was cloudy, he took it back and had...More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took two guest to this restaurant on a very hot sunny evening, and chose to eat inside. There are three different types of dining area, one that is very casual and probably great for bar food, and two other more formal dining areas, we...More

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Friendly staff and a good pint well situated between wilmslow and Alderley Edge food looks good too.

Thank idjenner
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance is welcoming and the staff attentive. A good choice on the menu and the food was well cooked.

Thank maureenmahonywoolley
General Manager A, Manager at Merlin, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience. We hope to see you soon Regards Kim and the team

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always liked it here as I love the interior and it has a really classy but comfortable feel. I would reccomend the Roasted Pork Belly & Seared Scallops which is a great dish and cooked well. Actually both times I have ordered this...More

Thank mattybens85
General Manager A, Manager at Merlin, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Merlin. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a Sunday we make a point of finding a nice pub and going for a walk somewhere first to work up an appetite. In this case we went for a walk around "The Edge" and then onto the Merlin. The Merlin is a nice...More

1  Thank Yorksorange
General Manager A, Manager at Merlin, responded to this review

What a wonderful review to sit here and read. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this great feedback. Our team pride themselves on delivering amazing food and service. The roasts are ever so popular! We hope to see you again soon!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for a Mother's Day meal 6 adults 3 children. Food was good as was the service, we were bit cautious due to some of the reviews however, we couldn't fault anything. The food was reasonably priced and cooked to a good standard. My...More

1  Thank Hayley027
General Manager A, Manager at Merlin, responded to this review

Hayley027, thank you for the high star rating! We are pleased that you enjoyed your lunch with us. Regards Kim and the team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my daughter enjoyed a lovely 2 course dinner tonight. The food was lovely and the service was good. The staff were very good to my daughters requests! Nothing was too much trouble.

1  Thank CheshireEastSmiler
General Manager A, Manager at Merlin, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback! We hope to see you both again soon and that we can ensure you have another great visit. Kind regards Kim and the team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting and good service. Had a sticky sharing platter and squid. Squid was lovely, the platter was just ok. The pork croquettes where poor, you could barely taste pork due to the breadcrumbs; I would assume these had been fried in the same fat...More

Thank Hellybelly224
General Manager A, Manager at Merlin, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback and constructive comments. We hope to see you again soon and have you scoring us 5/5!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled from Chester some 45 mins journey as had been recommended to visit here. It was a lovely sunny Sunday lunch time and the outside seating area at the front overlooking the main road was very nice. We ate inside and the staff very very...More

Thank ChrisChester_England
General Manager A, Manager at Merlin, responded to this review

Thank you for the high star rating! We are pleased that you enjoyed the majority of your visit and hope that you visit us again soon!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
lws83
Hi do you do evening qedding reception for 70 people
27 February 2017|
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Response from Rob M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but if you call them they are very helpful. it's a lovely village. The Drum and Monkey did great food and I believe it has a nice outside area (if we ever get any decent weather) good luck
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Laura D
Are dogs allowed ?
7 August 2016|
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Response from Jon B | Property representative |
Hi laura D, Sorry we don't allow dogs into the bar. you are more than welcome to bring your fury friend and sit in our garden, our team will look after you. Kind regards, Jon B
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Kerry M
Is the Merlin a suitable venue for a meeting? I am meeting a colleague for the day off-site tomorrow and looking for somewhere in the area.
11 July 2016|
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Response from Lauzii | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it has a little bar area too if you're not eating but if you are eating I would book in as it gets busy. It has a nice relaxed vibe about the place too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-9 Wilmslow Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Alderley Edge
  • Phone Number: +44 1625 599959
  • E-mail