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5-9 Wilmslow Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7QL, England
+44 1625 599959
07:00 - 00:00
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Brasilia, Brazil
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the salmon with a side of potatoes. Both were incredibly oily. The salmon came in a bed og green spinach and other vegetables but everything tasted bad and was covered in oil. Even the special crunchy chips were oily! Wouldn't go back.

Thank DriLima
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

With rumours that Alderley Edge and surrounding areas are pound-for-pound, one of the most expensive areas of the UK, it wouldn't surprise you if I said we were blown away by some of the properties as we drove into the area. That alone was an experience. But we were heading specifically to once place, to dine out for the evening...the... More 

Thank Baz C
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night for dinner. There's a range of people here so relaxed and informal is more the style rather than Saturday night glamour. The food was good pub food with a wonderful twist on each dish which made the food extra special. Service was great and overall a fab experience. The sharing dessert was to die for.... More 

Thank Nicolacarr
Stockport, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited yesterday lunch,not very busy, the service was really slow, the food was nice when it arrived , but we were there for 2 hours, to have a 2 course lunch, not really acceptable

Thank Claire C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for one night before heading to Manchester airport. The bedroom was spotless, spacious and enjoyed the power shower. The whole service was excellent including breakfast; staff was very pleasant and helpful 😊 Definitely will come back again pretty soon.

Thank Natalie D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked for my family to stay one night, while we attended a wedding elsewhere. Phoned Innkeeper's Lodge central reservations to pay up front as mum and dad in law were doing us a favour by looking after the kids, to be told, can't do that and to ring the Merlin direct. Duly did that, to be told, can't do that,... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last week, I had the privilege of being a guest at The Merlin hotel....Superb quality all round, food, service, ambiance and amazing value for money ! the real highlight of the meal Our waiter..... lee! he is an handsome old chap very personable and very efficient at the same time I will be coming back that's for sure !

4 Thank Eid W
Level Contributor
77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in just for cake and drinks. Staff were super friendly and as it was my birthday I even got a candle in the amazing chocolate bomb dessert. Amazing. Will return for lunch/dinner in the future. Recommended

1 Thank Teresa G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The portions are plentiful and reasonably priced. There is a good choice of food on the Sunday menu and there are 4 Roasts to choose from as well as a Trio Roast. If you have room for dessert try the Golden Bomb not only for its theatre but it tastes good too. We booked early and appreciated the quiet surroundings... More 

Thank li88yb
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked online with no problems, arrived on time and were promptly guided to our table by the friendly staff. As it was a Sunday, we ordered the Sunday lunch for me, my partner and two children (5&7). The staff were prompt and attentive throughout our visit and enjoyed answering the kids' questions. Food was fantastic in both quantity and quality... More 

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

Thank you Dyfed for leaving you detailed response. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to see you back here again soon. Kind regards Kim and all the team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?