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“excellent” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Merlin

Merlin
5-9 Wilmslow Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7QL, England
+44 (0)1625 599959
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Ranked #10 of 25 Restaurants in Alderley Edge
Price range: $16 - $23
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

We have been a few times now and every time we've had brilliant service. The staff are so friendly and nothing seems to be to much trouble. A special thanks to Kim and Adrian on Friday. As always the food was perfect. Thank you

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Convenient & comfortable”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Busy Friday lunchtime. Staff courteous, eye contact, smiles but busy. Ordered with drinks, fine. Starter, pleasant , fresh flavours , 3 main courses, nice portions , well presented, overall beyond satisfactory thus 3 empty plates.After dinner service, still pleasant.Overall a pleasing experience.would go again.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cheshire
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Second visit and just as magical!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Our second visit was as exceptional as the first. The food, service and atmosphere is by far the best in the village.

Its quite easy for people to complain on this forum but I couldn't fault any of our experience.

Many thanks to Kim and Adrian who went out of their way to ensure that we had a truly wonderful time.

We will be seeing you all again very soon!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Grindleford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Sublime”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

The food is always of a an excellent standard and I have never had cause to complain about the service. Excellent selection of meals. Advised to book though on a weekend

Visited December 2012
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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“What Happened?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We have been many times and always had a nice time, however, we went on Mother's Day in 2013 and it was like it had been transformed! Here's the good and bad. Seated quickly and without issues. 3 of our party had Pork - advertised with Yorkshire Puds and all the trimmings. Food Arrived without Yorkshire Puds and no Apple Sauce. This arrived after a complaint - Yorkshire's were rock hard. Apple Sauce arrived in a store bought jar! My "Asian Slaw" was a few manky bits of grated cabbage - really poor. My dish arrived minus the fried that it was supposed to be served with. When these finally arrived they were cold and dry. Chicken Wing Starter - £4.95 - 2 wings? Not very good value. Dessert - Eton Mess - £5.95 - Tasty but TERRIBLE VALUE - tiny portion. Room we were seated in was FREEZING! When we complained - the Manager listened very intently and made excuses instead of just apologising. Eventually knocked the price of the desserts off the bill which was generous, I suppose. Food was ok but overall experience was below average.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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