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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” (69 reviews)
“steak” (78 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Fish Street, St Ives TR26 1LT, England
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We've been visiting St Ives for the last 12 years & always finish off our holiday at the Mermaid. We book a couple of months in advance always for the same time 7.30pm. We arrived at the restaurant at 7.30 to be told that our...More

3  Thank Lorraine J
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The best place we have Eaten in a long time! It was perfect... So tasty! Staff seemed friendly! I can't wait to visit again! I'd Deffo recommend it! So worth the money.

Thank Mollyflores1992
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

By chance,having walked around most of St Ives,we came across the Mermaid.What a charming place.service was spot on and decor interesting.Lunchtime was a busy service.we ordered 2 lunch specials which were delicious and freshly cooked.You don't need a seaview all the time when you visiting...More

Thank Sluey1
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Good food. Attentive service. Interesting decor. Need to pre-book. Limited choice of dishes. Not a wide range of beers. Quite expensive.

1  Thank Gazb26
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I have been going to the Mermaid since I was a very little girl. I came back in 2013 for a meal after my husband proposed which was wonderful. We went back last Wednesday for an evening meal and we were both sorely disappointed. Both...More

4  Thank ElB17
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Food is amazing. I had and would definitely recommend their mermaid seafood platter and my partner had the surf and turf, which he also loved. The place itself is also gorgeously decorated, just has a lovely atmosphere.

Thank ChloeLouise58
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Second visit after our delightful meal last year! Lovely atmosphere I had the sea food platter and it was delicious! If you're in St Ives it is a must, great sea food, better than the one on Fore Street.....

Thank Megw86
Reviewed 15 July 2016

My 2 friends and I had a lovely lunch at the Mermaid.The atmosphere is unique and family friendly. I ordered Duck Pancakes, someshing I had never heard of before. They were delicious. We ordered 3 different desserts and they were also delicious. Portion size was...More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Unlike many of the restaurants in St Ives, this isn't one for the views! However, it has a lovely friendly atmosphere, reminiscent of the pub it once was. Book well in advance for a table but be aware, they are quite closely packed. Fish was...More

Thank OxfordHolly
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The restaurant is set away from the sea front walk but is it a gem of a find. Fish and chips was delightful with thin beer battered fish and skin on chips. My sister and I took the gluten free skinny option, fried fish without...More

1  Thank rebcca
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you provide a Gluten free menu? Thank you
5 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.
Do you have a Childs menu? I have 2 fussy eaters!!
10 April 2016|
Response from Steeple123 |
Yes they do have a children's menu !
Pauline H
do you allow dogs anywhere inside the restaurant
9 October 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
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
USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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