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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%
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“seafood” (69 reviews)
“steak” (79 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Fish Street, St Ives TR26 1LT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lovely evening the set menu was a good price, choice good for all 5 of us. Staff friendly and welcoming. Our first visit was in 1973 , my first experience of eating out . So we're here again this year . PERFECT.

Thank SusanDussold
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with friends after previous visit 4 years ago. It hasnt changed...hard working staff and fantastic food. We all had fish dishes (when in Rome) and could not find fault with anything. If you want value for money, excellent food in a lovely cosy setting...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I really loved the decor and the food. The walls are full of photos with old St. Ives and the seafood was delicious and fresh

Thank Monica L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a lovely place, food was amazing. Definitely recommend! Reasonably priced. Staff very friendly and helpful. A definite must try if you like seafood, even if you don't there is other options all freshly cooked

Thank Sarahann H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked a couple of weeks in advance to be sure of a table for 3 adults and a 4 year old. We were not disappointed. The food was fantastic and the service efficient and friendly. Although full, the staff were attentive and fully on...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I ate the mermaid fish platter. I must say it was epic. Staff are friendly and helpful. Service was fast and efficient. Lovely atmosphere. Would really recommend this place. Don't leave without trying here.

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have visited here before, I think it will be a must every time we visit St Ives. The recommended thai fishcakes to start were delicious, as was the beef stir fry with rice. If you visit St Ives, you HAVE to visit the mermaid!!...More

Thank Jenlux9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Personally, this is my favourite place for dinner in St Ives. The location down by the harbour is great, the decor is so quirky and warm and the service is fantastic. Every dish I've had there from traditional fish and chips to my favourite Pot...More

Thank Gohra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Mermaid Seafood Restaurant whilst on holiday in St Ives with my family. It wasn't the first time we had visited the restaurant as we also ate there last Summer. On both visits, the food has been superb! Lovely and fresh with lots...More

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So refreshing to go somewhere which still has the true Cornish history preserved within its decor and surroundings partnered with the excellent food and attentive service - we've been coming here every year for over 25 years and it never fails! See you next time...More

Thank Yorkshire461
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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
8 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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, 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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