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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” (78 reviews)
“steak” (79 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
21 Fish Street, St Ives TR26 1LT, England
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1 - 10 of 756 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate there in Aug this year and the choice of food was very very good, I ordered the fish platter and it was delicious. My wife chose the, 'Monkfish, Tiger Prawn & Chorizo' and her meal was equally rewarding. Our girls chose the homemade...More

Thank Amoukar
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved this little restaurant, our favourite of all the excellent places we dined in during our weeks holiday. Quirky and interesting decor, felt like eating abroad. Brilliant service from pleasant, helpful staff. Haddock smokies and seafood special to start then both had Mermaid platter for...More

Thank linda m
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this cosy little restaurant & it's wonderful ambiance, helps that the food is great too. My favourite meal of the week in St Ives, the fish is so fresh & beautifully cooked. Glad to see bread & butter pudding still on the menu,...More

Thank julie r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in St Ives for three nights. Could have happily eaten here every night! Food excellent and service first class. Had the risotto balls to start followed by the sea bass. All cooked to perfection and reasonably priced too. If you like sea food this...More

Thank Jo3030
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with some friends two out of the four meals were good the other two about average it's a lovely place and the menu reads very well but for a fish restaurant it struggles with the fresh fish specials

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited here twice now and both times have been amazing. My most recent visit was a week ago. Me and my boyfriend booked a table a few days before to ensure we could get in. The staff were lovely and very accommodating in...More

Thank crystalamason
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried a few of the popular eateries in st Ives and this stood above them all. It was my fiancée birthday and we celebrated with family. The restaurant has a lovely traditional family feel with great decor. Very busy which is not surprising. The...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We never would have found the Mermaid if we were not working in the Portwith Gallery (across the road). In St Ives all the 'tourist' restaurants are clustered round the harbour, so only those in the know find Fish Street and climb the (small) hill...More

Thank Jedfal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four enjoyed a fantastic meal. We all had the seafood platter which was delicious and cooked to perfection. Staff and service was outstanding. We were so impressed we havee booked again for New Year.

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at the mermaid every time we visit st ives and it never fails. It is my favourite place to eat in st ives. My husband had the fillet steak with rosti and I had the seafood platter. Both were awesome. The mermaid...More

Thank kkelly22
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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
Local cuisine, Romantic, 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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