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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” (86 reviews)
“steak” (83 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Fish Street, St Ives TR26 1LT, England
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11 - 20 of 797 reviews

Reviewed 21 November 2017

Went there just the once, a long time ago, but the food was amazing, the decor and layout works, and the staff were fabulous... I need to go more !!

Thank Chocohol1c
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant feels as if it’s not changed in decades; full of local character and charm. I liked it all; though some might feel it looks a bit old fashioned! The food was brilliant. The best we had in St Ives. The service very friendly...More

Thank Brentknolltraveller
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Low roofs and careful, clever decor make an inviting first impression. The place has a rustic down to earth charm. We greeted by a friendly waiter and seated in a cosy nook at the window. Our waiter was knowledgeable and recommended a few dishes. I...More

Thank LoveStorme
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I can recommend this restaurant for really good fresh fish and friendly service. The platter of fish was generous and perfectly cooked. Good chips and nice vegetables too. The restaurant is booted, rather like a Swiss ski chalet but makes for a private setting. Short...More

1  Thank hargs
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Wow what a lovely place , staff were friendly and helpful, food was wonderful fish dishes were so fresh and devine. Desserts also were really lovely we had bread and butter pudding and creme brule perfect

1  Thank Maria H
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, delicious food and great atmosphere! We ordered from the Early Bird menu and were really impressed with the selection. The children’s menu was also good and our three children were made to feel very welcome. Service was really good and we weren’t rushed...More

1  Thank KAH77
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We visited here during the October half term and I have to say it was one of the best meals we had during our stay in St Ives. Food was great, especially the scallops and the service was excellent. We'll definitely be back next year.

1  Thank Lawtons11
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Just off the main seafront (turn up the hill at the Sloop Inn) it's a couple of minutes walk. There is the Island car park nearby if you are driving. Loads of decorations with a warm Mediterranean feeling. Some of the tables are for several...More

2  Thank greyadventurer
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were a party of 5 celebrating my uncles 70 th there was a nice buzz about the place it was so busy but service was quick.My son and I ordered the Mermaid fish and crab soup and bread for starters,when it arrived it looked...More

2  Thank linda s
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We had two evening meals at this lovely restaurant. Plenty of choice on the menu with specialist fish dishes. The restaurant itself has an 'old world charm.' The staff are very pleasant and efficient. Would recommend a visit but suggest that you book a table...More

2  Thank Cathy P
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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