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Located in the picturesque village of Tideswell in the heart of the Peak District, The Merchant’s Yard offers fresh, locally sourced cuisine and carefully crafted drinks in an atmospheric and friendly environment, where top class service is a priority. Whether you're looking for a relaxing lunch after a long walk through the beautiful surrounding countryside, exquisite afternoon tea or evening cocktails before settling down for a delicious meal with family and friends; The Merchant's Yard is the place for all occasions. We use seasonal, locally sourced, quality ingredients with something for everyone; classics with modern twists, lighter bites and a carefully crafted à la carte menu full of
US$8 - US$77
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
British, Bar, European
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 31 October 2020

5* - Incredible presentation of the food and extremely delicious! I had the scallops to start, then the duck for my main and finally the treacle tart for dessert! A little pricey, but honestly you get what you pay for! Couldn’t fault a thing from...the service to the food! All amazing! Both me and my other half throughly enjoyed ourselves!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

We ate here while on holiday in Tideswell and had a wonderful meal. We chose the fixed price menu - 3 courses for £22 and every course was beautifully cooked and presented. The plum cheesecake with plum sorbet was especially memorable. They dealt well with...CV-19 and the tables were well spaced and the atmosphere convivial. Nice service too.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 26 October 2020 via mobile

My husband took me for the taster menu and I wasn't disappointed. Fantastic food and a friendly atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 23 October 2020

Visiting the Merchant's Yard again wasn't disappointing. Really friendly and efficient staff, great food,great atmosphere and the adhering to the covid recommendations are second to none. The staff are constantly sanitizing. The washing facilities outside, sanitizer out side of the toilets as well as a...really good sanitizing routine when it's time to settle your bill. If you are at all concerned about eating out in these strange times I would recommend the Merchant's Yard.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

Went here for a friend’s birthday dinner whilst on holiday. We ate from the £22 set menu which was excellent value for money and the food was brilliant! The Elderflower Tom Collins were lovely, but only quibble was that the Negronis weren’t particularly nice. Nevertheless,...would highly recommend!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

Highly recommended. Very good quality food that although a'la carte style, was sufficient for both me and my wife to leave the restaurant very full. Both starters were excellent, the Pigs Cheek and Mushroom soup (never the most visually appealing, but wow what flavour!). For...mains my wife had the duck, which was cooked in several ways, whilst I had the TMY burger (which was huge but I managed to finish it 😉). Finally, we had sticky toffee pudding and the plum cheesecake (including the best sorbet I have ever had) to finish, before rolling home happy!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch at the restaurant on the 1st October. Every possible consideration had been made to make this a Covid safe environment. The restaurant had installed a hand washing station at the entrance with alcohol gel as an alternative and QR...code for customers with the NHS app. All the customers in the restaurant were suitably distanced and served by one waiter who was very efficient and extremely polite. Our lunch was of the usual high standard and the whole experienceodt enjoyable. Many thanks.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 12 October 2020 via mobile

Amazing! Really nice interior in a really lovely village. The mushroom soup was the best soup I have ever had! My beef and my partners risotto were exquisite and the deserts were the highlight (that’s how good it was)! A must visit in Tideswell -...will be back!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 9 October 2020 via mobile

This was our first visit to The Merchant's Yard and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We dined from the October special menu of 3 courses for £22 which was excellent value and the food was fantastic. Service was attentive and the surroundings and decor, slightly...different and interesting. Couldn't ask for more really- will be back.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 7 October 2020 via mobile

Wonderful Sunday roast, beautiful well cooked food brilliantly displayed for you to pick how much you like of each item, staff friendly and helpful

Date of visit: October 2020
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Most people were dressed smart casual
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It’s a restaurant why would you want to take a dog into where people are eating
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I’m sure they can just ring and ask
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  • The Merchant's Yard is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5