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“Lots of style, food pretty good too!”
Review of The Botanist

The Botanist
Price range: $12 - $21
Cuisines: Barbecue, British
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Formally No.15 Wine Bar, The Botanist offers a well stocked cellar of cask-conditioned ales, more than 70 bottled beers and ciders from around the world, a selection of finest Champagnes and an intriguing cocktail menu. Food comes in the form of a deli-style menu with rotisserie and barbecue. Owned and operated by the New World Pub Company, The Botanist is unlike anything else.
Reviewed March 7, 2013

Went for a mid-week lunch with a friend, never having been here before. Alderley Edge is full of eating places ranging from friendly pubs to top price restaurants. This newish one certainly looks cool when you go in - lots of distressed wood, flaking paint, potting-shed ambiance. The staff are all young and pleasant and service is friendly and fairly quick, although there was no pressure when we were there as it was pretty quiet. The menu is reassuringly short at lunch time and we were very pleased with the cheese and onion tart (melting pastry and tangy filling) and the avocado, bacon and stilton salad, lovely and fresh and colourful. We saw someone else's "hanging" kebabs - wonder if they tasted as amazing as they looked! The bread roll we asked for as an extra took a long time to arrive but when it did, it was presented in a little picnic basket of it's own! And in a way that is representative of the restaurant as a whole - presentation is everything and if the food wasn't good too then it would be easy to criticise, but our good meal was topped off with sticky toffee pudding and ice cream which was lovely. So don't be put off by the slightly self-conscious decor, it's a friendly place with good food and reasonable prices. Definitely one to try!

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Thank CheshireFee
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

Really enjoyed the design and layout of the place. Staff were very helpful and had a nice atmosphere although I would have preferred it a little quiter given the prices, however it was early eve on a Fri night and with the range of beers on offer it is a connoiseurs delight. Food itself was very nice although we were probably paying for the novelty with our hanging kebab - although nice it is just a shish kebab essentially. Parking opposite free in eve. Would recommend

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Reviewed February 24, 2013

Family Sunday lunch at the Botanist. Great range of beers to accompany my roast beef. The best I have tasted in sometime.
Good size portions at a fair price.
Good location and restaurant atmosphere.
Service very good and the staff were always around to help.

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Thank Retired_60plus
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

Met some friends for an early dinner and the place was heaving but service was still good and the food was delicious. Quirky decor and presentation added to the experience and it was reasonably priced, especially for Alderley Edge.

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Thank Mackemsocawarrior
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

Me and my boyfriend visited The Botanist for a lovely little lunch. There is a good selection of cocktails, wines and beers and the food is delicious! Presentation is very quirky and really adds a nice touch. Completely fell in love with the interior design and feel of the place, it has been superbly done with great attention to detail. The staff are all very attentive and friendly, a great vibe in the restaurant as well as at the bar. Will definitely visit again!

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Thank Andrea S
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