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The Merlin

) #155 of 367 Restaurants in Swindon , British,
drove Road, Swindon, England
+44 1793 431496
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
2 weeks ago
“Average. Better available”
30 Dec 2016
“Pre meal beer”
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Bar, British, Pub
drove Road, Swindon, England
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Reviews (45)
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

very busy and we thought that was part of the problem. But no this week nearly empty and still disappointed.All pretty average including the service.menu has a good choice but sadly it doesn't look anything like the pictures when you get it! Steak was nice...More

Thank Legslou
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We meet every month, ex-employees, and our previous meeting place is closed for refurbishment. However, this will likely to be our choice from now on, prices are more reasonable too.

Thank wpr59x
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

As always best curry in Swindon best service and friendly staff The foods always lovely we go Back time and time again and always happy friendly staff and quick service

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great friendly staff a good pint in a cosy clean pub we didn't have anything to eat but we will definitely give it a try next time as it looked really good.

Thank Garry D
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great busy pub that makes u feel welcome, good for sports or socialising. Been coming here for 15 years and will probably come for 15 more

Thank jimmyjam82
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The ribeye steak was cooked to perfection, the service and staff made us feel so welcome. There was a great mix of families, couples and groups, all having a good time.

Thank Mlt1610
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Just popped in for a pint after work and ended up ordering the "surf & turf platter" it arrived at the table quickly, the steak was a little over cooked for my liking but no biggie I asked for it blue it came medium. You...More

Thank Roughing_it_in_style
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The staff are friendly and make u feel welcome. The food is fast coming out and very nice. On wed the 10th august trisha was the bar lady she was very pilot and made us welcome. Dolton the chef was great to

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

My daughter works for Greene King whilst at Uni but in the summer she works for me hence we look for Pubs in the chain to eat and claim the discount. So we like to think we can take a good overview. Firstly, extremely welcoming...More

1  Thank PetenCaroline
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

A decent pub. The staff are superb, the drinks are cheap and there's always people there. The place always seems clean and there's sport on tv.

Thank Mmmmmmmmmaca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 21
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: drove Road, Swindon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 431496
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