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Mermaids Locker

8 Cattle Market, Sandwich CT13 9AF, England
+44 1304 611987
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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8 Cattle Market, Sandwich CT13 9AF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stopped in for a drink. Nice building with atmosphere. Pretty garden at rear but could do with a little tidy up.

Thank Cath6310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice bar , very unusual but after trying the local sheps pub it was a nice change ,we dint eat here but many did and the comments were all good , we were allowed a free sample of old j tiki fire 75% proof which...More

Thank barryede
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This review is based on the drinking experience as didn't eat here. We were attracted by the prospect of some decent ale but were disappointed by receiving an "off" pint that was vinegary. We were offered the other ale available after we raised a concern....More

1  Thank brenhell
Annette B, Owner at Mermaids Locker, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Oh Brenhell how a business loves reviewers like you. Let's just confirm that you didn't like the ale served and were offered a replacement without quibble. When the issue was raised with me I tired the beer In question as it had only been tapped...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was visiting family and we wanted somewhere special to eat. We weren’t disappointed, we decided to have the smoked haddock special, it was so tasty and cooked with perfection. Crushed potatoes, vine tomatoes, all delicious, one of the best meals I’ve had anywhere. The...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We were out and about in Sandwich and decided to have dinner We had our two dogs with us and were welcomed in with a treat for the dogs too The roast dinners were excellent with lovely meat, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes and parsnip, glazed...More

1  Thank Restbites
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Had a couple of pint's of Hyper Hoppy ale out of the barrel, which went down a treat. Two of us shared three starters for lunch. Whitebait, Scallops wrapped in bacon, and A wild-boar Scotch egg. All were really good. Friendly staff too. Well worth...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Just had a really nice Canterbury Ale here. Probably more of a dining place but was made very welcome to just have a quiet pint.

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We arrived in Sandwich looking for a place for evening meal. We tried almost every pub near the market square area only to be turned away by all - the kitchens all seem to close by 8:30 pm in this place... But then we discovered...More

Thank Eyekaytoo
Reviewed 30 March 2018

A few weeks ago, owner Gavin overheard us chatting in a local pub, saying we’d heard good reports about this place. He came over to introduce himself and his enthusiasm was plain to see. Well, we tried it for ourselves this week and it lived...More

Thank black-deuce
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Been here before. Lovely place. Had the garlic and shallot soup! What a meal! Generous portion and price. One of the nicest souped I’ve had. Good variety of wine and beer, draught larger. Very nice - worth a visit. On a friends page. E.H

Thank Ben J
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Questions & Answers
8 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Annette B | Property representative |
Hello. All dishes are cooked from fresh so we can always offer a good vegan alternative even if not displayed on the menu
Kim A
24 April 2018|
Response from Eyekaytoo | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open for lunch and dinner on Tuesdays. Enjoy!
8 March 2017|
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Response from Eyekaytoo | Reviewed this property |
They open at 5 from Tuesday to Friday. On Saturday they are open from 12 midday thru until 10. Sunday lunchtimes only. Closed on Monday. Et voila!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Full Bar
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Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
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12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Cattle Market, Sandwich CT13 9AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sandwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 611987
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The Mermaids Locker Alehouse and Restaurant, located within a 13th Century hall house in the heart of Sandwich. Offering a variety of locally sourced cask ales, artisan ciders and craft spirits, alongside a freshly cooked and regularly changing menu which is supported by an extensive wine list. We host monthly events, including a supper club and live music - check our Facebook page for more detailed information. The Mermaid is also available for private bookings for intimate parties or small corporate events.
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