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Mermaid Cafe

2 Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
+44 1424 438100
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (84 reviews)
“ham” (3 reviews)
“crispy batter” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Seafood
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2 Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in on a Tuesday lunchtime. It was a very sunny day so we ate outside. Table for four, staff quick on the uptake. Three mugs of tea, nice and strong, perfwct. Four cod and chips, three mediums, well, they seemed large! Not greasy, fresh...More

Thank HalDavies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent and just how we remembered. Sat outside with our dogs and enjoyed the best fish and chips in Hastings. Ate there twice over our weekend visit. Friendly staff, welcoming and helpful. Will definitely be back for more as soon as we can. Cannot recommend...More

1  Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything from an All day Breakfast ,Steak and kidney Pie to Fish and chips served here and they are all very well cooked but the jewel in the crown is the fish.. They only serve fish caught that day,straight from the local fishing fleet.. Absolutely...More

1  Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crisp, non-greasy batter on fresh fish, accompanied by crispy chips, soft on the inside. One of the best fish and chips for a long time. There is no wheelchair access inside but easy access to the tables outside.

1  Thank AudeOne
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Took the grandkids and the fish and chips were amazing. Nice light skinless batter on the cod. I had plaice and it was beautifully cooked. Quick friendly service and a very popular place to eat. This was our first visit which someone had recommended. We...More

1  Thank sabnett
Reviewed 31 August 2017

On holiday , decided to go to Hastings for fish and chips. We used to use the Mermaid and was looking forward to a nice meal. We walked in and were ignored by the waitress, she just plonked down two menus and walked off!. After...More

2  Thank Andrwseav2015
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We visit Hastings once a year for a day by train and once again were so blessed with glorious weather, finishing our day before we ran to catch our train at the Mermaid Café for the most cod and chips. We have always had a...More

2  Thank Roberta R
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Hungry family, in all honesty this was not our first choice, but a few empty tables and being in that location was enough. Kids cod and chips was a very good size, the large cod and chips much bigger than I thought and great value....More

2  Thank simon O
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Great fish and chips and great value. This time it was a hot Bank Holiday Monday and we sat outside. As always the fish was fresh, the chips good and the portions were large.

2  Thank SteMar247
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We have always loved the mermaid for our fish and chips in Hastings. Lovely food every time with welcoming staff. This time we visited two days of our caravan break and both times brought along our 17 week old puppy Teddy. The staff were so...More

2  Thank MrsBangsx
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 41
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 438100
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