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Mermaid Seafood Restaurant

21 Fish Street, St Ives TR26 1LT, England
+44 1736 796816
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (85 reviews)
“steak” (87 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Fish Street, St Ives TR26 1LT, England
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141 - 150 of 815 reviews

Reviewed 25 April 2017

We went for the fixed price early bird menu. 3 courses for £21+ a bottle of Shiraz about £16. Each course was excellent,I had Greek cheese salad followed by hake with a tasty topping,salad and cauliflower in batter. I didn't think it could get any...More

Thank mistabeat
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Been a few times on our trips to St Ives over the years and the Mermaid never fails. Good service , good food, and lovely atmosphere. Good for a romantic meal for 2. ( bit worried about watching a young waitress make our desserts though...More

Thank traceygoulding77
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We went to The Mermaid last night, again - a regular on each visit to St Ives. The meal was superb; the service A1; and the setting/ambience spot on We will be back

Thank Mark_Hwd
Reviewed 18 April 2017

visted for our anniversary excellent food , lovely atmosphere , freindly staff , highly reccomend will be back

Thank dpsservices
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Booked here earlier in the day and having eaten here several times before (but not for a few years) we were expecting a good meal. The menu is varied but with a seafood bias. Had the Cornish smokies which was haddock, cheese and potatoes in...More

Thank Will D
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

In my opinion the best seafood restaurant in St Ives. We had the Dover Sole and Fish Platter and were not disappointed

Thank BexCLee
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

My cousin who is a local told me that the Mermaid made fantastic steaks. So we booked in for a family meal whilst on holiday. After looking at the menu we realised that they didn't have anything on the children's menus that our 4 year...More

Thank lisacheadlehulme
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This is such a nice place to eat. Great menu, fresh fish and yummy desserts. Four very happy diners. Steak and seafood were so tasty. Fish trio, monkfish skewars, filer and steak stir fry all well cooked. Lovely staff and cost ambience. DINE HERE!

Thank andyexpatus
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The menu was a confusing array of foods and cooking style, none of which seemed to work with the 3 choices we tried. Food came out warm not hot. You pay to park 300 metres away ( not the restaurants fault just something to consider)....More

Thank Laurie G
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We reserved a table, which was just as well as people who hadn't booked were waiting for some time to get one. The service was cheerful and friendly. The restaurant felt a little too warm inside for comfort, and the tables are quite closely-packed. The...More

Thank Jan H
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Questions & Answers
5 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from _lynn_onions | Reviewed this property |
Definitely fresh and local
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 !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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