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Merlin's Cave Pub and Restaurant

The Village Green | High Street, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4QF, England
+44 1494 871072
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The Village Green | High Street, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4QF, England
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1 - 10 of 315 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place,excellent staff great place to celebrate birthdays (ect) delicious food.Perfect village restaurant.Will be going back.

Thank ejodonoghue
Jamie P, General Manager at Merlin's Cave Pub and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Great to hear you had a good time and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. All the best Jamie

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food as usual, and good service. Worth a visit if you haven’t been. Perfect village restaurant for delicious food with a variety for choice on the menu

Thank Tilly S
Jamie P, General Manager at Merlin's Cave Pub and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tilly, Thanks for your feedback and it's great to find a fan of the black buns!!! See you again soon, Kind Regards Jamie

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the Merlins Cave for lunch and an evening meal. Both were very enjoyable. The service was excellent, the staff very helpful and attentive. Being a pescatarian, I sometimes find that menus are limited in choices, this was not the case at the...More

Thank Joanna D
Jamie P, General Manager at Merlin's Cave Pub and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Joanna, Thanks for your great review and I am glad you feel there is suitable choice for you. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon, All the best Jamie

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked a table for 9 to celebrate an important family birthday on Saturday lunchtime. After confirming the booking during the week before and actually going in to speak to the manager about which table we would like, when we arrived we were told...More

Thank Gilly55000
Jamie P, General Manager at Merlin's Cave Pub and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gilly, I am so sorry that the effort you went to to ensure a great birthday celebration was not reflected by us here at Merlin's Cave. If you would like to get in contact with me directly at the pub it would be great...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Secret seating comfy and for a change a pub that's warm not too hot or cold. Manager was an amazing host staff were attentive but didn't over do it. Recommend you book seemed very busy by8pm Saturday night Bubbly very well chilled (wished glasses had...More

Thank Cclifford75
Jamie P, General Manager at Merlin's Cave Pub and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Great to see a glowing review and we are all really happy that you enjoyed your celebration woth us. Hope to see you sometime soon. All the best Jamie

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Wide range of alcohol. Great interior and food atmosphere. Manager was very helpful in serving me and grabbing the post code for me.

Thank Paul G
Jamie P, General Manager at Merlin's Cave Pub and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Hi Paul, Great to hear you loved the decor and the range of drinks. No extra charge for the postcode!! See you again soon. All the best Jamie

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We visited on Sunday evening, the place was very quiet and a bit cold with fewer people. There were four of us and we ordered spatchcock chicken, pulled pork burger, roast chicken and salmon. All dishes that were served were decent without being amazing, but...More

Thank ENGLISH70
Jamie P, General Manager at Merlin's Cave Pub and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hello English70, Thanks for the feedback, this has been passed onto the head chef regarding menu availability and we hope we can welcome you back again for a 5* visit next time round. Kind Regards Jamie Peoples

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This pub really is worth a visit ! It has a warm welcoming feel with a lively atmosphere where anyone would feel at home. The food is superb and from a menu that has ample variety for everyone. This is a really versatile public house,...More

Thank Sarah K
Jamie P, General Manager at Merlin's Cave Pub and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi Sarah, Thanks for your glowing review its great to hear that the locals are using the place for both food and drink. Look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best Jamie

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Pleasant pub/restaurant with good parking and pleasant views. Meal was very good quality but surprisingly that at noon they were giving a list of what was not available from the printed menu.

Thank fareynolds
Jamie P, General Manager at Merlin's Cave Pub and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi, Great to hear you enjoyed both the pub and the food. Look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind Regards Jamie Peoples

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Boyfriend took me here yesterday for my birthday brunch! Unfortunately as it was bank holiday we had to wait until 12 for it to open! Once inside we ordered the Seafood Board sharing plate and it was delicious! Staff plentiful and friendly

Thank Jo A
Jamie P, General Manager at Merlin's Cave Pub and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi Jo Great to hear you enjoyed your birthday with us look forward to welcoming you back soon. All the best Jamie

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Melanie A
8 October 2017|
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Response from Jamie P | Property representative |
Yes we are. The menu is on our website priced at £74.95 per head
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Earthwatcher1957
30 September 2015|
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Response from Vermy100 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in the bar area and garden but not in the restaurant at the back.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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
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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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