The Merchants Inn


Is this the one you've been waiting for? Celebrate the New Year with us here at The Merchants. I can guarantee you a great night, a real party atmosphere, live music, fancy dress, all the ingredients for a memorable night! Tickets are available now! They can only be purchased at the bar, no phone sales on this one though sorry. Hurry up there's limited availability!

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Christmas 2018

Christmas is fast approaching Have you booked your christmas party yet ? If not why    not ? We can cater for all parties large and small any day of the week, lunchtimes or evenings.  Just give us a call or pop in and see us. Check out our mouth watering menu and, new for this year you can have your own bar and bar tender, no more queuing for your favourite Christmas tipple ! If your too busy in December not to worry we can do Christmas in January and even February !!!!!!!!!

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Coming up this week

Today 10/12


Pete (aka The Human Jukebox) Watkins (9pm)Festive tunes

Tomorrow 11/12


Danny B and Steve (9pm)If these two can't get your feet tapping nobody can!

Wednesday 12/12


Christmas Carols (8pm)Lets not have a Silent Night, so come all ye Shepherds and bring Joy to the world!

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The Merchants Inn

Voted the Best pub in Britain to watch the game of Rugby in by the world renown Melrose Seven's
March 2018
The Pub of Rugby and winner of The Coventry and Warwickshire Tourism Award for Best Pub 2015
Welcome to Merchants Inn, where you'll find great beer and food but also see we're a little mad about our Real Ale and Rugby.
Nestled on Little Church Street in the heart of Rugby, there's no better place to drink great real ales and watch top live rugby.

Real Ales

We stock 4 house beers and have a selection of 4 -6 guest ales rotating regularly and we were recently awarded The 'Puritan' Pub of the Year 2015 by The Purity Brewing Co.
During a regular week don't be surprised to see as many  as 25 different ales on tap.
For Real Ale lovers we also house one of the largest independent collections of brewery memorabilia in the country!
We also have a massive range (100+) of Belgian, German and American craft beers.

The Home of The Game

When visiting the home of Rugby you'll want to visit a pub that is the heart of the game, and that's The Merchants Inn. In fact you can actually see where the game was invented right from our front door. We have very good links with Rugby School, Wasps, Leicester Tigers, Northampton Saints and The Matt Hampson Foundation.
The Merchants has a reputation for being the best place to watch live rugby. We have giant screens and an atmosphere that is second only to being there. We will be showng Aviva premiership and European cup games 


We serve lunch from 12-3 Monday to Thursday, 12-7pm Friday and our Sunday Lunch, 12-5pm is legendary, and we very busy between 12-5pm, so book in advance. Our motto is 'Local, Seasonal, Fresh' as everything is sourced as close as humanly possible and our chefs don't bring anything in prepared - everything is made fresh.

Events & Beer and Food Festivals (check out the events diary page)

We're always busy with something happening on a regular basis including live music EVERY TUESDAY and a quiz evening on the last Monday of every month. We host 2 beer festivals per year selling over 100 ales at each and  1 cider festival per year selling over 100 ciders plus  a German beer Festival in September. Did you know that we can now take card payements over the phone, JUST CALL 01788 571119

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