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“Good value food”
Review of the merlin

the merlin
Ranked #1,585 of 2,590 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Price range: $4 - $17
Cuisines: Pub
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: We are a pub that service good quality pub grub cooked from Fresh . We have ample seating and show sports regularly on our 5 screens.
Reviewed November 14, 2012

We visited around 5pm on a Saturday for a quick bite to eat. The place was busy with a varied age group and a relaxing feel. Ordered fish and chips and I must say, for a couple of quid more than a fish supper from the chippy across the road it was very good value. Generous helping and cooked to perfection with crispy batter and chunky chips. Pity all establishments can't get the basic stuff like this right. Service very efficient and friendly enough.

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Thank hend0123
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

Nice decor, relaxed. We arrived at 11.15 for coffee with friends. Delicious smell of cooking for late breakfasts and early lunches. Waited for a while at the table and then had to go to the bar to order coffees. These took over 25 minutes to arrive. Had to ask twice why the delay. Was told that there was only one small coffee machine and that it was slow. Clearly the first coffees prepared had been standing around for a while because they were lukewarm on arrival. Guys, you've got a nice venue, but please ask your boss to provide you with a better coffee machine, for heaven's sake.

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Thank RuaridhCrossbost
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

excellent fish and chips. lovely atmosphere. not expensive and a beautiful location. the fish and chips were done to perfection and the service was first class. the staff were very efficicient and helpful. the restaurant was very clean and tidy. also the toilets were very clean. if you want a good scottish traditional fish and chips this restaurant is a must. this has been my third visit here and i will be returning again next time i am in edinburgh.

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Thank john w
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Reviewed September 13, 2012

The pub is located in lovely area of Edinburgh - Morningside.
Food a wee bit overdone, not too expensive. Typical pub food.
Drinks are not the cheapest.
A bit of waiting time, but staff are friendly.

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Thank annamartin86
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

Nor been here in absolute years but went on a wee 'day trip' to Bruntsfield/ Morningside and felt it would be rude not to grace it with my presence. It was fab. Bottle of light, crisp Pinot Grigio for just over £9, staff as helpful as ever but I didn't see the Pool tables, maybe theyhave gone now? they do a pub quiz on a sunday night, if it's anything like it used to be, it's worth it for the banter :)

Thank Lauren M
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