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Mermaid Seafood Restaurant

21 Fish Street, St Ives TR26 1LT, England
+44 1736 796816
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (75 reviews)
“steak” (83 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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21 Fish Street, St Ives TR26 1LT, England
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141 - 150 of 755 reviews

Reviewed 7 October 2016

we were treated to a meal here from a friend we were visiting. we both opted for the fish and chips, the portions were huge and extremely tasty. the staff were all very friendly and polite Hattie our waitress was very attentive and helpful.

Thank alicat450
Reviewed 5 October 2016

went with a party of five last night for a birthday celebration. great little place, full of atmosphere, and really busy for a tuesday evening we all kept to local fish courses (starter and main) and all were of a great standard, and we felt...More

Thank pjs_wsm
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had a lovely meal at the Mermaid. The atmosphere was lovely, relaxed and very professional. The local fish was exceptionally good.

Thank niftyfiftylondon
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We visited The Mermaid as a group of seven adults and four children on a family holiday. The food was pretty good with a good range of options and the venue lovely, but I've marked my rating down due to a number of fails that...More

1  Thank Becks S
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Six of us had a good meal in a restaurant that is lively and has a friendly atmosphere . Service was good and quite quick given that the restaurant was busy.P rice of dishes quite reasonable .Trio of fish can be recommended.

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to this restaurant for a number of years and save it as a last night treat to make going home just a bit more bearable. It's a real treat. Both my partner and I aren't usually big eaters, but we ended up...More

Thank Yellow_sunglasses
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Difficult one to review as im doing it on my meal I had the lamb with champ mash , when it came it was just this huge hunk of lamb not cut up or arranged on the plate the mash but what put me off...More

Thank LordLouie64
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Our yearly visit to the Mermaid and as per our other visits we were not disappointed. 3 of us ate with starters, mains, drinks and coffees it came to under £90. Though this is a fish restaurant the lamb must go down as an outstanding...More

Thank Tincanmike
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Had trio of fish and hubby had whole sea bass...Both meals were very nice and the Bread and Butter pudding with clotted cream was yummy !! Staff were very pleasant and attentive. Unfortunately for them they had to deal with a very unpleasant 'Local Guy'...who...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Its always a danger returning to somewhere you've been before with high expectations but this time it was during the busy season. We had to book as it was really busy and throughout the staff were really friendly, very professional and we had some good...More

Thank Jonathon G
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Questions & Answers
4 July 2016|
Response from Adela54 | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer your question as I don't know how they cook all their food, you would have to ask the restaurant directly.
10 April 2016|
Response from Steeple123 |
Yes they do have a children's menu !
Pauline H
9 October 2015|
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Response from matroz | Property representative |
Sorry as our kitchen is on the same level as the restaurant we are not allowed dogs in the restaurant. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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