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“Saturday lunch”
Review of Merlin

Merlin
Ranked #12 of 41 Restaurants in Alderley Edge
Price range: USD 13 - USD 19
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: The Merlin Inn is a stylish, contemporary pub, bar and restaurant serving delicious pub food as well as a fine selection of drinks in great surroundings. Our unique dining space is perfectly equipped to accommodate parties of all sizes, from romantic meals for two through to large celebrations. In the summer months, visitors enjoy our huge beer garden, allowing them to drink, dine, and socialise alfresco under the summer sun. We offer an extensive seasonal menu created by our highly talented team of chefs. From salads, sharers, and sandwiches, through to classic mains, pizzas, and pastas, there’s something for everyone. If you’re visiting us for an extended stay, we also offer 11 comfortable, modern rooms within the Innkeeper’s Lodge. All of our rooms are en-suite and come complete with complimentary hot drinks, flat screen TVs with Freeview, and free WiFi. We also offer a meeting and function room that’s perfect for conferences, corporate events, and business meetings.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice , good service and selection of food , no complaints , good presentation and worth a second visit

Thank Tony W
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GeneralManagerAA, Manager at Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tony,

Thank you so much for your high rating from your first visit to us at The Merlin and hope to see you again soon for your second visit.

Gary & Team Merlin

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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Met up with a friend for coffee and lunch. Very polite staff, great food nice atmosphere. Will definately be revisiting

Thank beverleyhamil2n
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GeneralManagerAA, Manager at Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi beverley,

Thank you for your 5* review, we are all very pleased that you and your friend had a good visit at lunch time.

Gary & Team Merlin

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Very friendly and attentive but not obtrusive staff is a bonus to the generous serving of the food which was good.

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Thank 499506Lore99
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GeneralManagerAA, Manager at Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi 499506Lore99,

Thank you for your kind review from your recent visit to The Merlin.
We do hope you will bring your Granddaughters in again soon.

Gary & The Merlin Team

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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Beautifully renovated. Great food. Really nice staff. Sunday lunch was good. Will return to sample some of the menu.

Thank wenpet
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GeneralManagerA765, Manager at Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi there,

Thank you for joining us at The Merlin for Sunday Lunch and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed our food.

We do hope to see you again soon.

Gary and Team Merlin

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for 7pm on a Monday night, which was very quiet. Took a while for anyone to greet us and show us to the table. Good drinks menu and the waitress took our drink order quickly. Sadly that was the only thing that was done quickly. It took a good 15 mins for the drinks to arrive. After waiting 45 mins for our food, an apology was made for the delay and we were assured the food was on it's way. I think the order wasn't given to the kitchen as it took some time before our meal arrived. Other tables had arrived and been served their meals before we saw our food. The fishcakes, seabass and pie were all nice and good portion size but the pork belly was bland. We ordered two sharing platters for dessert and when they arrived, they weren't as described as the menu but we ate them anyway. Nothing to write home about. If there are substitutions to the platter e.g no cheesecake then we should have been told when we ordered. Paid at the bar on the way out as no one came to the table with the card machine. This was our first and will be our only visit to the Merlin sadly.

Thank Heather A
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GeneralManagerAA, Manager at Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Heather A,

We appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one. We have addressed the issue we had on that Monday night and hopefully will not have a re occurance.

Again thank you for your honest review and acting on your comments helps to build a better business.

We do hope you will give us another chance to redeem ourselves.

Gary & Team Merlin

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