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The Malt Scoop Inn

££ - £££, British,
Merton EX20 3EA, England
+44 1805 603924
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (6 reviews)
“cottage pie” (2 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Merton EX20 3EA, England
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

worst meals in a long time the list is long cold quantity representation attitudes. ect. nice pub just would not recommend food..

1  Thank symoyds
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We booked for a family gathering, weeks in advance. We were asked if we wanted to order the Christmas set-menu, or Sunday roast. We asked for roast beef for all members of our party (10 adults and 5 children.) We were welcomed in and given...More

3  Thank Casey S
Reviewed 31 October 2017

What a difference 12 months can make from my last review and this Sundays experience, we could have been in a different pub. Half the veg for four of us that we received on our last visit (and all bar the roast spuds were only...More

7  Thank Janet H
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Called in on the way home from work, had a black and blue burger and at the time of order was asked if I wanted the cheese melted which I answered yes. On arrival of my food, I was warned that the cheese had obviously...More

3  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

THE LAST REVIEW IS UTTER RUBBISH, IGNORE IT! The people who run this pub go out of their to make you feel welcome, we have eaten here on lots of occasions and the food is fantastic. The chef cooked us a Sunday roast when they...More

1  Thank Jole75
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I wish I had read the reviews on here before going!! Everything is deep fried and burnt, even the buns my children's burgers came in. They wanted £8 for a kids burger and chips, that arrived burnt and were the cheapest frozen burgers you could...More

11  Thank Missy1987
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Menu is so long and has so many sections you haven't a clue what to order and the lady behind the bar was very eager but totally overwhelmed by about 12 diners! Do not recommend.

2  Thank Harvey G
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We have visited the Malt Scoop in Merton a few times now since the new owners have taken over and never been disappointed, the food is always of a high standard, the prices are just right and allow more visits than normal. The bar is...More

2  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Have been here a few times recently and it has not disappointed. The new owners are very welcoming and eager to please with a good offering of food mostly under £10 for a main. Dishes like Cottage Pie, Fish Pie, lasagne, hearty meals missing from...More

2  Thank karencC1528YS
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely, well decorated and furnished place that showed huge potential. It was a huge shame that it went so downhill from there. The barman was friendly but didn't really give us much of a clue as to where to go or sit so...More

Thank Jenny H
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27 October 2017|
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Response from Jole75 | Reviewed this property |
Missy1987 Just wondering how big you burger was? A litre of oil........must of been a huge burger, if your writing a review be honest and don’t exaggerate!
Janet H
31 July 2017|
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Response from Ian R | Reviewed this property |
I think we had seven veg. Which was plenty. All cooked superbly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merton EX20 3EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Merton
  • Phone Number: +44 1805 603924
  • E-mail
This is a newly refurbished and re-opened traditional country inn in the heart of Devon offering top quality homemade food using locally sourced ingredients. A comprehensive range of drinks including real ales and good wines are available.
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