Village Pub & Eating, Alderley Edge


Whatever the weather, we'll always be pouring

Clear at The Merlin

The sun is shining and summer is in the air, which can only mean one thing... it's time for Pimm's! Enjoy a complimentary Pimm's when you dine with us!

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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.