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The Mermaid Inn

) #54 of 194 Restaurants in Newquay $$ - $$$ , British,
Alexandra Road | Porth, Newquay TR7 3NB, England
+44 1637 872954
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (41 reviews)
“ribs” (19 reviews)
“chilli” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Alexandra Road | Porth, Newquay TR7 3NB, England
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1 - 10 of 619 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were staying on the holiday park opposite the mermaid and on our last night decided to have our tea here. We certainly wish we had been sooner. Location wise perfect, overlooking the beach. Inside where we ate was like an old traditional pub. I...More

Thank minialice
Reviewed 2 days ago

Right on the beach! Definite bonus point Looks a bit like a working mens club inside. Tables are close together so not much room. When we were there it wasn't too busy but I imagine when it is it will feel packed. I found the...More

Thank Marmick8
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place has amazing views of report that beach and is great for a drink We visited on the 16th August and had a lunch time meal, I ordered a fish finger sandwich which was served on thick cut bread it was clear the kitchen...More

Thank Lapolis80
Reviewed 5 days ago

Been here so many time I have lost count. The food is excellent and the prices are good. This place is right on the beach so you can go for a walk after to let your food go down.

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The pub is right on the beach. It does get very very busy, but the staff are very friendly. The food is good, for wholesome pub food. The toilets could have been cleaner, but the pub was heaving when we were there. You are able...More

Thank Clair L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A thriving family orientated pub which needs a bit of TLC. Very good position - right on porth beach, and opposite the porth beach campsite so ideal for a cheeky drink! If you wishing to visit make sure you hold your nose whilst entering as...More

Thank Hannah F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in Porth for our holiday and this is the local on the beach. It's in a great setting on the edge of the beach which a big outside area that looks out over the beach. It's quite dated and could do with...More

Thank Fablandlady1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a bit dubious with this place as some of the pictures don't look very pleasing, but this has been the best meal out all week in Newquay and the cheapest!! steak and ale pie was homemade and full of flavour, meat was tender, couldn't...More

Thank Shannon R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can not recommend highly enough. We ate here a few times during our stay at porth and I have absolutely nothing negative to say. Views just as good as the food Enjoy :)

Thank kyg88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had to wait for simple food for over 45 minutes. I ordered the signature BBQ ribs. They have definitely never seen a BBQ. Pale looking with juices that had oozed out. Sauce not too tasty either. Some lettuce was wilted if not decomposed. . First...More

Thank TheSir W
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Questions & Answers
Arron M
20 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from James W | Property representative |
HI Try the Mermaid Inn facebook page. There is a tag with the menu on.
Carol L
9 July 2017|
Response from howardstanley | Reviewed this property |
yes they also have a big outdoor area overlooking the beach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alexandra Road | Porth, Newquay TR7 3NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 872954
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