The Merchant Brentwood

Bars, British, Pubs·

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Average Price
££££ - £30 - £49
Bars, British, Pubs
Fun, Lively
Food Occasions
All day dining, Bottomless brunch, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Special Features
Dog friendly, Vegan options, Vegetarian options
Food Hygiene Rating


The Merchant in Brentwood high street has something for everyone. This modern pub is family-friendly and welcoming to dogs until 7pm when it turns into a lively, popular hang out with music, a late license, and an extensive drinks offering. HD screens make this the perfect spot for watching live sport and enjoying a pint or cocktail with friends. Plus, an artisan menu of hand-stretched sourdough pizzas, juicy burgers and imaginative dishes makes any night one to remember.

The Merchant runs with the trends and offers a bottomless brunch inclusive of prosecco, cocktails, pints and a selection of gins. For two hours, you and your guests can sip your way through unlimited drinks as well as one dish from the delectable menu. Beef, chicken or vegan burgers are topped with salad, sauce and loaded into a toasted bun with crispy french fries on the side. Classic full English breakfasts sit next to magherita pizza and Belgian waffles topped with Nutella, Biscoff pieces and salted caramel sauce. 

The normal food menu provides plenty of sharing options and small plates like nachos, tacos, and crispy calamari. Mac 'n' cheese gets a signature makeover with three different takes on the homely classic; spicy chicken, BBQ pulled jackfruit, or slow-cooked smoky barbecue beef with punchy spring onion and rocket.

The Merchant is certainly well-known for its pizzas that feature classic topping combinations like pepperoni, chicken, and cheese, as well as more unusual options like chicken and waffle pieces or spicy chicken with a blue cheese sauce. Other highlights include crafted burgers, hot dogs, wings, and loaded fries as well as the unique pizza cone. A classic cheese pizza is served rolled and filled with chunky chips and a rich cheese sauce; customise the cone to your tastes by adding chicken, jackfruit, halloumi or barbecue beef burnt ends. 


Does the restaurant have a late licence?

Yes the restaurant stays open late on Friday and Saturdays

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Are dogs allowed?

Yes the restaurant is dog friendly

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How much is bottomless brunch?

Bottomless brunch costs £28 per person for two hours of bottomless drinks

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125-127 High Street, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4RX

01277 240600 01277 240600


Opening Times

All day
Mon 11:00-23:00
Tue 11:00-23:00
Wed 11:00-23:00
Thu 11:00-00:00
Fri 11:00-02:00
Sat 11:00-02:00
Sun 11:00-23:00


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2 Reviews 

Anthony W

24 March 2023   - Verified Diner
Food & Drink 4
Service 4.5
Atmosphere 3.5
Value 5

Reliably good comfort food, reasonably priced, always well cooked and tasty. 

Definitely the best option in the area for lunch.

Anthony W

29 October 2022   - Verified Diner
Food & Drink 5
Service 4
Atmosphere 3
Value 4

Great for comfort food. Pizzas are good and the burger was well cooked and nicely presented.

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