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“Amazing Cafe & Bakery”

Merlin's Bakery Cafe
Ranked #1 of 3 Quick Bites in Burscough
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$10
Cuisines: Deli, British, Cafe
Description: We are an artisan bakery cafe in Burscough dedicated to serving the highest quality local produce. Breakfast, lunch, coffee, cakes and freshly baked real bread supplied by ourselves through our award winning bakery Artisan Foodworks located adjacent to the cafe. This quirky cafe prides itself on serving up tasty, wholesome, rustic dishes all prepared from scratch. The breakfast and lunch menu is innovative and exciting along with our ever-changing daily specials. All of the breads used are made by hand, from scratch in our bakery as well as a large range of cakes, pies, quiches, salads and biscuits. The café is fully licensed and we have a lovely upstairs dining area and during warmer weather you can sit outside and relax close to the sites tranquil pond
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Description: We are an artisan bakery cafe in Burscough dedicated to serving the highest quality local produce. Breakfast, lunch, coffee, cakes and freshly baked real bread supplied by ourselves through our award winning bakery Artisan Foodworks located adjacent to the cafe. This quirky cafe prides itself on serving up tasty, wholesome, rustic dishes all prepared from scratch. The breakfast and lunch menu is innovative and exciting along with our ever-changing daily specials. All of the breads used are made by hand, from scratch in our bakery as well as a large range of cakes, pies, quiches, salads and biscuits. The café is fully licensed and we have a lovely upstairs dining area and during warmer weather you can sit outside and relax close to the sites tranquil pond
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only discovered this little gem of a cafe about 6 weeks ago. Amazing food and artisan bakery. How disappointing to discover it is closing down. We're sorry to hear this but wish you well in your new venture.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ann H
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Julie P, Owner at Merlin's Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we really appreciate it!
Just to reassure you, Merlin’s isn’t closing down, we are selling the business as we have taken the opportunity to go and live abroad. We have had lots of interest from people looking to buy a cafe and hope to pass the business on to new owners very soon .

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Reviewed November 2, 2018

Came here for breakfast and got such amazing homemade food. We couldn't fault it. What a lovely little cafe so hidden away. We were recommended it by a friend and we are so glad we went. Everything made from fresh, not all this rubbish microwaved food - Very good value for money! Delicious cakes, we took some home with us and a loaf of homemade bread. WOW! Lovely staff also and they were always very busy. Thank you Merlin's!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank TonyFlint20919
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

Had my first visit to Merlin's this morning while working on Burscough Industrial Site with 3 colleagues. We went in for brunch and were very impressed. Nice clean interior, very friendly and polite service and a great choice of food and drinks. I had a sausage and egg toasted sandwich and an americano coffee which were very good indeed. There is also an award winning bakery where i purchased a fresh warm loaf. Merlin's is a hidden gem and i am looking forward already to my next visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Thank steve m
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Visited with my daughter for lunch as she had been before and enjoyed it. Service was friendly and the food and drinks were excellent. All freshly prepared to order. There is also a wide selection of freshly baked bread to buy. The only problem I had was choosing what I wanted but decided on a ham, cheese and chutney panini and a berry mango smoothie. Prices are reasonable as well so I’d happily return again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 13PhilipC
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely breakfast here once again, a great start to our half term holidays.
There is an extensive menu and we have never been disappointed, lunch is great too!
Well worth the drive from Southport, we collect our weeks supply of freshly baked sourdough bread at the same time.
Looking forward to visiting again soon. Thank you Merlins, we always feel welcomed and valued customers.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank paulandtrina
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