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The Merchant Hotel

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“real fire”(2 reviews)
“warm welcome”(2 reviews)
“pint”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

As per the title, my partner and I decided to pop in as we walked past. Lovely place with a good atmosphere to it. Ok it was about 5pm ish so wasn’t busy but you know when you go in somewhere what it’s like. They...More

Thank Paul B
Response from jo12355, Owner at The Merchant HotelResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for your review, so happy you liked the pub and we look forward to welcoming you back

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I feel awful writing this as The Merchant is my favourite pub in Scarborough. I'm local to the town and love popping in and bringing friends for a drink here as it has the warmest atmosphere out of any pub in town. However (and, I'm...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I had such a great night here, there should be more pubs like this one! We came upon it by chance having a wander and I'm so glad we did. Lovely warm bar where you feel welcome straight away. We sat in the window to...More

Thank lindossunlover
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I visited on a Sunday night in August 2017 and had a pleasant visit! Drinks are a reasonable price, staff are friendly and Irish music is good! There is a lovely atmosphere in the pub and when we visited there was live...More

Thank NatashaUK1
Response from jo12355, Owner at The Merchant HotelResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you! we are very glad you enjoyed yourselves and we look forward to welcoming you back soon

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Really good Irish pub, great atmosphere, nice pint, fab live music whilst being a good looking pub. Comfortable and like minded punters. Everyone chatty especially bar staff who made us feel welcome. Good choice of beverages.

Thank stepheatsoutalot3456
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undertheoaktree
26 November 2016|
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Response from jo12355 | Property representative |
Hi there, no it isn't a hotel, but a holiday cottage, it sleeps 12 people (2 x triple rooms, 2 x double rooms and 1 x twin room) There is a large lounge and a kitchen and the cottage has direct access (during opening hours... More
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Thelma M
22 November 2016|
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Hi there, it used to be called the captains house, then the Jolly Roger, we have owned the pub for 12 years and when we bought it, did a large refurbishment and renamed it The Merchant, I hope that helps and I hope you... More
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"Did not stay but did not want too give bad grade as pub was great"
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"Quieter during the week and out of season. You'll enjoy it more when the town isn't full to bursting..."
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