Village Pub & Eating, Alderley Edge


Whatever the weather, we'll always be pouring

Rain at The Merlin

It's raining so we are pouring the bubbles! Prosecco just £15 and House Champagne is just £20. You need no other excuse than miserable weather to open a bottle of fizz!

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STICKY PLATTER: Basil chicken skewers, lamb koftas, sticky ribs, seasoned flatbreads £16.95

BRITISH DELI BOARD: British saltbeef, smoked lamb carpaccio, Cornish charcuterie, pickled vegetables £16.95


MEDITERRANEAN MEZZE: baba ghanoush, dukkah aubergines, tzatziki, hummus, flatbreads £11.95

BOX-BAKED CAMEMBERT, white grape jam, rustic toast £10.95

ARTISAN RUSTIC BREADS, olive oil, dukkah, olives £4.95


SPICED LAMB KOFTAS, tzatziki, sweet chilli jam £6.95

SOUP OF THE DAY, artisan bread £4.95

CAPRESE SALAD, buffalo mozzarella, tomato, avocado, basil £5.95

CORNISH SMOKED LAMB CARPACCIO, mint, apple & herb salad £8.75

SALT & PEPPER SQUID, garlic aioli £5.50

ROASTED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOMS, Cropwell Bishop Stilton, artisan toast £5.50

KING PRAWN COCKTAIL, Bloody Mary sauce, bread & butter £7.50

SMOKED CORNISH SARDINE FILLETS, basil & tomato salsa, rustic toast £7.25



SPIT-ROASTED CHICKEN, lemon & garlic confit, jus, frites, aioli £12.95

WELSH SEA BASS FILLETS, lemon & dill crushed new potatoes, asparagus, samphire £17.95

HOME-MADE WEST COUNTRY BEEF BURGER, gherkin, mustard mayo, Emmental cheese, relish & frites £11.95
Add… bacon / chorizo / mushroom / Stilton £1.50 - pulled pork £3.50 - ½ lobster tail £7.00

ALE BATTERED, LINE-CAUGHT COD & CHIPS, minted mushy peas, tartare sauce £11.95


SWORDFISH STEAK, honey-roasted butternut squash & pineapple, tenderstem broccoli £17.95

28 DAY DRY-AGED CASTERBRIDGE RIB-EYE STEAK, twice-cooked chips £20.95
Add… Béarnaise, peppercorn or red wine sauce £1.50 - Lobster tail £7.00

HAND-PULLED CHICKEN & YORKSHIRE HAM PIE, mashed potato, seasonal vegetables £13.95

KING PRAWN, CRAB & CHORIZO LINGUINE, tomato, garlic & chilli £8.95 / £12.95

SLOW COOKED PORK BELLY, mashed potato & seasonal greens £13.95

GRILLED NORTH ATLANTIC SALMON, buttered baby potatoes, feta, peas, fresh mint & edamame bean salad £13.95

LAMB RUMP, asparagus, chorizo, peas & baby onions, dauphinoise potatoes £17.25

WHOLEFOOD SALAD, tenderstem broccoli, asparagus, blueberries, beetroot, dukkah & pineapple dressing £7.50 / £10.50
Add… chicken £3.00 - salmon £4.00 - goat’s cheese £3.00

STICKY CRISPY DUCK SALAD, mooli, cucumber & carrot £7.95 / £11.95

ROASTED MUSHROOM, FETA & ONION TART, asparagus, pea shoots £10.50

160Z CHATEAUBRIAND FOR TWO, twice-cooked chips, roasted mushroom, tomato & sauce of your choice £44.95


Frites & sea salt / frites & aioli £2.95
Buttered baby potatoes, edamame beans, fresh mint £3.50
Buttered seasonal greens £2.95
Mixed salad £2.95
Creamed spinach £3.95
Twice-cooked chips £3.50

All of our food is prepared in a kitchen where nuts, gluten and other allergens are present. Our menu descriptions do not include all ingredients – if you have a food allergy, please let us know before ordering. Full allergen information is available.