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The Mermaid Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Alexandra Road | Porth, Newquay TR7 3NB, England
+44 1637 872954
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“chilli” (12 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 663 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Would advise booking in advance. We went for Sunday lunch, and at this time of year, the weather was not good enough to allow the outside seating to be used. At just under £10 per head, the food was good enough. Well behaved dogs were...More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been coming here with my Family for a long time now. We always have a good time at the Mermaid. One thing that always got us is that it never looked cared for. Don't get me wrong the food and staff are great. They...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My self and my partner have been here a thew times with our dog always made to feel welcome. The food is lovely and never had s long wait. This is a lovely place to sit for a drink or a meal looking out at...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great, simple and honest pub food. Just what you need after a day out in storm Brian. Second visit to the mermaid, spent some if the afternoon in the back bar with a few light refreshments and the. Moved to the more homely front bar...More

Thank Daveiow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical pub, the food, the atmosphere... Staff was helpful, food was good. I think they could do better, though, considering the superb location.

Thank Dado O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With storm Brian moving in we decided to pay The Mermaid a visit. We’ve heard good things about the pub, and the location was perfect - right on Porth beach. Small car park available to the side of the pub. We were given a warm...More

Thank Scuba_ann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner as we were staying in some cottages just up the road and where better than a little pub on the beach? Disappointed to find that no table service or tab system (however this is a pub, not a restaurant so this...More

Thank Harry N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is in a great location right by the beach. You can sit outside or plenty of seating inside. We have visited here a few times now and kept coming back for more. My pet hate is reserved tables sitting empty. I don’t think...More

Thank GlobeyWales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here twice on my trip to Cornwall.We walked over from Watergate Bay.The location is stunning. Staff are all polite and hard working.Great selection of drinks and food menu is good. This place is always busy so try and book if there's a big group...More

Thank Silverpig2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is amazing but when we went it was quite busy so we had to wait over an hour for food. The best time to go is between 15.00-17.00pm and make sure you book a table! Its very clean and all the staff are...More

Thank Lauren L
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Questions & Answers
Arron M
20 July 2017|
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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$7 - 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
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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