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Mermaid Alley

45 New Street, Penzance TR18 2LZ, England
+44 1736 448982
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“scotch egg” (16 reviews)
“pulled pork” (12 reviews)
International, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 New Street, Penzance TR18 2LZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On a romantic break we found this little restaurant hidden down the alley in Penzance. O M G was it amazing. Why? Staff were fab and friendly. Food was excellent prepared and presented - the menu was varied enough for a small restaurant. The atmosphere...More

Thank Greg_Edwards
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came upon this by chance and it has jumped to our number one in Cornwall! Tiny, with bright colours and a lovely atmosphere and friendly helpful service, the evening started with the most gorgeous expertly made cocktails, taking us straight back to Cuba. Starters...More

Thank Niall M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into Mermaid Alley spontaneously after seeing the cocktail selection. It was quite late into the evening and we were surprised to hear that children were allowed in. Being the last night of our holiday, we decided that we would treat ourselves. We each...More

Thank nickwoolcs123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Penzance a couple of weeks ago and read the TA reviews of local restaurants a few days prior to our trip. Mermaid Alley sounded the best and boy, we weren’t disappointed! Initially I was shocked to see how small the menu was, then...More

Thank DevonPeg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch which I have been before and the food is consistantly incredible , catering for the family. Staff were amazing as usual and just a lovely atmosphere to dine and get some quality food.

Thank trav280123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my mum who lives in Penzance. When I called to book they said they were fully booked but luckily they managed to squeeze us in. On arrival the staff were really friendly and the restaurant was small but had such...More

Thank rosannaobrien
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in for a quick dinner with the kids early this week as we were a bit early for the surrounding pubs to start food service (5.45), wee didn’t know what to expect from the outside. We had no booking but they were able...More

Thank S J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for a birthday meal for my son whilst holidaying in Cornwall. The interior is quirky and cosy, the staff were friendly and helpful, explained all the food and the specials. The restaurant is busy so I would advise you book. The food was really...More

Thank Bee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a wonderful surprise! We were strolling along and needed a snack and a drink and were so incredibly impressed at the delicious food, charming service and cute atmosphere! Would highly recommend, especially when paying attention to the specials menu as they were amazing!!

Thank AlexG3570
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this delightful little place with friends during our weekend stay in Penzance . We read the reviews all of which praised the food highly so we pre booked . Everything from the welcome right through to the sumptuous platters was top notch ....More

Thank julie e
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Bee M
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Saute23 | Property representative |
I'm sorry but no we do not allow dogs
July 29, 2018|
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Response from Melanie S | Reviewed this property |
Reasonably priced and good value for money
June 27, 2018|
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Response from Sue K | Reviewed this property |
Yes very good selection for any preferences and intolerances / allergies.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 New Street, Penzance TR18 2LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 448982
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we are a small restaurant in the heart of Penzance selling a wide range of International street food ! made with locally sourced produce ! we also have a wide range of drinks; from cocktails to milkshakes .
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