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Mermaid Seafood Restaurant

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21 Fish Street, St Ives TR26 1LT, England
+44 1736 796816
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went for the fixed price early bird menu. 3 courses for £21+ a bottle of Shiraz about £16. Each course was excellent,I had Greek cheese salad followed by hake with a tasty topping,salad and cauliflower in batter. I didn't think it could get any better but the bread & butter pudding was the best ever. We are only in... More 

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Hereford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been a few times on our trips to St Ives over the years and the Mermaid never fails. Good service , good food, and lovely atmosphere. Good for a romantic meal for 2. ( bit worried about watching a young waitress make our desserts though !!)

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Thank traceygoulding77
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to The Mermaid last night, again - a regular on each visit to St Ives. The meal was superb; the service A1; and the setting/ambience spot on We will be back

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Thank Mark_Hwd
St Ives, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

visted for our anniversary excellent food , lovely atmosphere , freindly staff , highly reccomend will be back

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Thank dpsservices
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked here earlier in the day and having eaten here several times before (but not for a few years) we were expecting a good meal. The menu is varied but with a seafood bias. Had the Cornish smokies which was haddock, cheese and potatoes in a creamy sauce to start which was beautifully cooked, followed by Thai King Prawn Curry... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In my opinion the best seafood restaurant in St Ives. We had the Dover Sole and Fish Platter and were not disappointed

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Cheadle Hulme, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My cousin who is a local told me that the Mermaid made fantastic steaks. So we booked in for a family meal whilst on holiday. After looking at the menu we realised that they didn't have anything on the children's menus that our 4 year old children would eat. We mentioned this to the manager and he arranged to cook... More 

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Grapevine, Texas
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a nice place to eat. Great menu, fresh fish and yummy desserts. Four very happy diners. Steak and seafood were so tasty. Fish trio, monkfish skewars, filer and steak stir fry all well cooked. Lovely staff and cost ambience. DINE HERE!

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Thank andyexpatus
Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu was a confusing array of foods and cooking style, none of which seemed to work with the 3 choices we tried. Food came out warm not hot. You pay to park 300 metres away ( not the restaurants fault just something to consider). The street driving will be challenging if you have anything bigger than A small car.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We reserved a table, which was just as well as people who hadn't booked were waiting for some time to get one. The service was cheerful and friendly. The restaurant felt a little too warm inside for comfort, and the tables are quite closely-packed. The food was quite tasty though not especially imaginative, though I did enjoy the Vietnamese-inspired fish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 32
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Fish Street, St Ives TR26 1LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 796816

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?