The Merrywell (Downstairs) | Southbank

Merrywell Downstairs

So, we can only comment about The MerrywellDownstairs. Clearly, “Upstairs” is a whole different ballgame, which I find sort of cool and odd at the same time.  One restaurant, two totally different levels (literally as well!) of food & service.  Guess it shows things have changed, iz hard times, iz time to economize on space, share business names, share website URLS….LOL!  Okay, enough blabber – let’s march forward to food!

No major reporting to be had here.  We just grabbed a smallish lunch because we were planning on having a superb dessert later on (see my Mr. Hive post)!  Shawn grabbed the specially named burger called, wait for it….The Merrywell ($22).  A classic burger with Lettuce, Cheese, Pickles, Onions, Tomato, Special Sauce (that’s what they all say, don’t they!!), Bacon and a side o’ Fries.  Shawn said it was really yummy and for $22 it would want to be! LOL!  Granted, we’re at Crown so premiums are expected on prices, but we think they went a bit off the rails with the beer! Shawn’s pot of Miller Beer was $11…whew!! Drink it slowly hon…drink it slowly….

Merrywell Burger at the Back, Veggie Boom at the front,
$11 Beer to the left, extra fries & onion rings in the middle

I munched up the Veggie Boom ($18) which was stuffed with Falafel, Hummus, Feta, Basil Pesto, Lettuce & Tomato, Artichokes on a whole wheat bun. No, fries didn’t come with mine. 🙁  So we ordered the fries and onion ring combo ($8, onion rings were rockin!!) I must say, it was a very nice veggie burger, not the best I’ve had – not the worst – just sitting somewhere in the middle.

So, at $59..we ate 2 burgers, 2 sides of fries, onion rings and 1 beer. It was all good, but not sure the atmosphere and food really warranted that price. Yeah, yeah..I know we saw the price before we ordered, so no whining (I’m not, I promise!) because we’re totally happy to pay premiums for slick food – I’m just not sure I’d pay it again, unless I get a loose slot machine at Crown! LOL.

Overall – good flavours, but on the pricey side for what it is.

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The Two Bears are a fun-loving married couple of more years than we care to share, ha! Our travels allow Wifey Bear (a vegetarian) and Hubby bear (a carnivore) the opportunity to explore the mysteries of this amazing planet while trying out new & exciting food! #biglove

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