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“Excellent value, Impeccable service and a great menu always changing”
Review of Mercer Hall

Mercer Hall
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Ranked #11 of 142 Restaurants in Stratford
Price range: $4 - $24
Cuisines: Contemporary, Bar, Gastropub
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Approachable and affordable, Mercer’s globally inspired menu items pair to perfection with Stratford’s largest craft beer menu. Our restaurant’s lively and casual atmosphere continues upstairs where our stylish rooms and their comfy beds await you.
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Our second time there and we opted to sit at the bar as we wanted a more informal athmosphere. We were treated with first class attention, our drinks were mixed near to perfection and the food was as great this time as last. Try the scallops as they know exactly how to cook them. Experiment with the beverage list and discuss the menu before you order, as not everything is for everyone. No reflection on the quality, just the tastes. We were also noticing the attention to detail as we were able to see the staff preparing to serve in the other parts of the restaurant. They indivudally shine the glasses when removed from the dish washer to ensure no spots are on them when used. As for the menu, again, lots of high quality offerings. However, not all is perfect (as it seldom is). For example, the fries were just OK and about the only nit-picking I could find in an otherwise excellent dining experience. This is our fav restaurant in Stratford and we actually planned our trip to ensure we had enough time to enjoy the meal here. Congrats to the owners, the managers and of course the staff for a job well done.

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

We dropped in without a reservation prior to the theatre and were seated right away. Our server was friendly and efficient. We ordered the 1/2 litre of wine, fried risotto, scallops, braised beef cheeks and caesar salad. The salad was nothing spectacular with overly hard croutons. We found the food lukewarm, definitely not hot, (except the risotto)which was quite disappointing. Probably should have sent it back as an after thought. Did not order from the dessert menu as nothing really stood out as appealing. 92 dollars plus tip.

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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Four of us walked in and were lucky enough not to need reservations on a Saturday before a performance at the Stratford Festival. We ordered Duck, Whitefish and Chips and Beef Cheeks. We tried the Pumpkin and Bacon Shop and Ceasar Salad. Not one complaint from our table. For the four of us with a .5 litre of red wine and 2 beers with tip, approx. $230.00

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1  Thank D P M
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

Mercer Hall is our base camp for all things Stratford. The great experience starts right at the front door with a friendly smile and knowledgeable staff. We had wonderful food that was locally grown, impeccably fresh and beautifully presented. The decore is sophisticated and the staff is very attentive. Save a little room for one of their decadent deserts.

1  Thank dantespaladin
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Reviewed October 19, 2012

The food here was absolutely outstanding, and my husband and I are extremely picky. In fact, we are going back again next weekend for another meal. We live in Detroit, so this is a long trip just for dinner! Just thinking of the steak tartare is making my mouth water...

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3  Thank Esummerfield
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