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Merlin's Cave Pub and Restaurant

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The Village Green | High Street, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4QF, England
+44 1494 871072
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11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Stoke Poges, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressed on arriving at venue, shown to our table (6 adults, 1 child, 1 infant) young staff very friendly and helpful. We ordered two sharing starters, which were very nice. Two ordered Roast Beef, two ordered roast belly pork,(roast lamb was not available) two ordered monk fish tails. My husband who ordered the pork roast dinner, had two roast... More 

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Thank Beryln1
London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The roast beef was quite simply delicious. As someone who can be fussy and not like it to be too rare, this meat was perfect pink, tender with no fat., with Fresh veg, properly cooked roast potatoes and a huge delicious Yorkshire pud with a JUG of gravy. I would highly recommend .

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Thank Sarahtwo
Reading, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this pub with a group of friends for Sunday lunch and weren't disappointed. It was very busy, so I recommend booking. The Sunday roast was delicious and the staff were all very friendly. Definitely worth going back again.

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Thank ECMcKnight
Tring, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked at last minute for 9 people .Staff could not be more accommodating on the phone , very helpful indeed . I had not visited The Merlins Cave for many years .....wow what a change ! its totally amazing . If it had not been for Alex and Rolf Tinlin playing some live music the week before my visit to... More 

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Thank 477nick
Marlow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met up with all our friends prior to fireworks , the pub was absolutely packed yet the staff were still charming & smiley , made a real pleasant change .... Only had drinks but will go back for food :-)

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2 Thank Judy L
Little Chalfont, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little impractical unless lots of staff on as so many nooks and crannies it is easy to be overlooked. Saying that it is a beautiful place to be ..gardens and decor fabulous!

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Thank Nkm B
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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327 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of reasonably priced beers, in good condition. BLT sandwich was poor. No white bread option available and the granary bread was not fresh. An absolute essential if you are serving sandwiches. Lots of bread but skimpy filling added to the disappointment. Service was attentive.

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Thank siralex1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last friday for lunch with a friend. Really good food. Waiter recommend wine which my friend loved, can't remember his name though. The small manager was also very friendly and efficient

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Bucks
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a relatively busy Saturday with 3 others. Everyone enjoyed their food and the service was pleasant and good. One of my companions was pleasantly surprised at the good quality of his steak. My vegetarian meal (cauliflower cheese arancini - rice balls - followed by a salsify and feta salad) was inspired and outstanding. We all thought the portion... More 

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Thank Karen404
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice varied food menu, friendly service. Plenty of choice of Wine and beer. would certainly visit again if in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Village Green | High Street, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Chalfont St. Giles
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 871072
Description
The newly renovated Merlins Cave is located in the heart of Chalfont St Giles on the Village Green, a beautiful village only a few minutes drive from the M40 and M25. Merlin's Cave has been rejuvenated into a beautiful country pub, with an all-fresh food restaurant and a bar serving hand-crafted beers from the cask or bottle. As well as our uniquely designed restaurant and bar, which draw their character from the stunning countryside which surrounds us, we also put the magic back into our garden which, incidentally stretches down to the River Misbourne. Food is served: Monday to Thursday: 11am - until 10:00pm Friday & Saturday: 1pm until 10:00pm Sunday: 1pm until 9pm

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