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The Botanist

15 London Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7JT, England
+44 1625 865637
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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15 London Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7JT, England
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1 - 10 of 602 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I met up with an old friend here for a spot of lunch. The place has a lovely old rustic feel with a lot of wood everywhere. We both decided on picking a couple of nibbles and a couple of starters. Onion petals Cocktail sausages...More

Thank julz4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here as a party of six. Lots of lovely cocktails to choose from and no one was disappointed with their choices. The glasses were lovely that the drinks were served in, especially the Elizabeth Swan cocktail. Atmosphere was lovely too very relaxing without being...More

Thank Lyndsey M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really good meal at this restaurant. It is quite noisy but that doesn't spoil the place, on the day we were there they had a guitarist and singer. The food was very good, not too expensive, wine varies from £14 upwards. The staff...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb - Food, Service & Environment - all were faultless. I even ordered a blonde beer which had sold out and was offered a more expensive option at the lower price. Soup for starter, hanging salted pork belly kebab and a plate of sea bass...More

Thank PhilAndrea13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since Living Ventures was sold to this new company the quality in some of there restaurants has slipped! The burgers in the Botanist are of a very sub standard! They now serve two thin, chewy mcdonalds like mince burgers! When i asked the manager why...More

Thank Adam B
BotanistAE, Manager at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Adam B, Thank you for giving your valuable feedback and may I apologise to you in the first instance; we're really sorry to hear that your recent visit wasn't to our usual high standards. If you would be so kind as to reply with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here just for drinks. Place was busy as hell but still plenty of room to get a seat. Atmosphere was buzzing and staff were friendly and inviting. Drinks selection good and varied.More

Thank Adam F
BotanistAE, Manager at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Adam F, So pleased to hear your enjoyed your visit; you're right our drinks selection is varied and something we pride ourselves with! Be sure to come back soon and start working your way through tasting our extensive selection of beers and cocktails! Many...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last night we had a fabulous meal at the Botanist to celebrate our Anniversary. The food was exceptionally good (starters, hanging kebab & steak mains & cookie dough dessert). Our waitress, Georgia, was a credit to the restaurant, and all the management and staff wished...More

BotanistAE, Manager at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi CHRIS W, We're so glad you chose us to celebrate your anniversary with and pleased to hear you had a good time! Thank you for a wonderful review - Georgia will be delighted to hear you enjoyed yourself. Be sure to visit again -...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So we came in recently to visit the botanist having never been their before and it was amazing!. The decor was comfortable and cosy which was a delight. Jess recommend the secret garden to us since having we have dog which was amazing! Loved the...More

Thank Dave M
BotanistAE, Manager at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Dave M, Many thanks for your delightful review - we're glad you got to enjoy our secret garden! We're also dog friendly in our bar area so be sure to visit anytime... the staff are dog fanatics! We hope to see you (and the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As per the title...great all round! Food was lovely, great service and lovely atmosphere. The baked cookie dough pudding was divine!

Thank robthebubble
BotanistAE, Manager at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello robthebubble, As always we're so pleased to receive such great feedback! You're right... the cookie dough is to die for. Be sure to come back and try the banana split (it's a personal favourite) Hope to see you soon! The Botanist team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off here for a beverage (or two!) as the only place in the village which seemed to have sunshine on outside tables. We enjoyed a lager and a bottle of Chilean Sauvignon Blanc and watched the world go by. The service at the...More

Thank Kate C
BotanistAE, Manager at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kate C, We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit, next time do venture round to the secret garden we have outside the back of the restaurant with more seating. It's delightful and for the colder days or when the sun doesn't quite reach,...More

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Derek S
25 November 2015|
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Response from BotanistAE | Property representative |
Hi Derek, Yes Marlow do allow well behaved dogs in to their bar and outside areas - especially greyhound ones.... :-) X
7 April 2015|
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Response from BotanistAE | Property representative |
Hi Sarah I manage the Trip Advisor page on behalf of The Botanist and can confirm we have a comprehensive allergen breakdown for our menu. Please ask for it when you visit and we will be more than happy to advise you on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 London Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Alderley Edge
  • Phone Number: +44 1625 865637
  • E-mail
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.
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