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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%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (81 reviews)
“steak” (82 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Fish Street, St Ives TR26 1LT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We brought some friends here last night as they’ve never been to St Ives before and they are both lovers of seafood so we thought where better. And I can’t deny it was some of the best food I’ve eaten in a while! A pot...More

Thank Eilish L
Reviewed 4 days ago

really enjoyed our evening at the mermaid beautiful place in a fantastic old area of st ives on fish street a short walk from the harbour the restaurant its self has an amazing ambience id defently recommend the fish platter it was Devine the steak...More

Thank Zoe J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here on TA advice and we were not disappointed. There are a fair few eateries in St Ives so it is difficult to choose. Lovely cosy interior with little booths along one wall. We didn't have a booking but they accommodated us without fuss...More

Thank PhilandRuth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very olde-worlde and cosy inside. We had a table in one of the booths which was nice. The food was delicious, I had risotto balls to start and my Mum had scallops, for mains I had Coquilles St Jacques which was gorgeous but very rich...More

1  Thank Summer728
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always go for the trio of fish here... simply cooked but so very fresh with an accompaniment of their signature tempura cauliflower...delicious! Food is consistently good... this was our 5th visit...although it would've preffered homemade bread rather than the bought in rolls. The building is...More

Thank _lynn_onions
Reviewed 1 week ago

only open for dinner...very warm in side, but you must like seafood...its fresh and delicious....there was option for a non sea foodie and that was steak....the fish of day was excellent....a little out of the downtown way but worth.it...

1  Thank 66travelor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our daughter recommended this restaurant and she was not wrong to do so. We had a wonderful meal from the early bird menu and we're delighted by all the food. The staff were particularly helpful and friendly.

Thank suzieq9747
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with my wife whilst on holiday in St Ives. Both our starters and mains were delicious and the service was brilliant. If you are after a great evening and beautiful seafood in St Ives I would definitely recommend.

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcoming reception, nice 'alcove' table, relaxing atmosphere, quick service,and very good food. What's not to like?

Thank Este1912
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Mermaid is one of our regular bisits. It's good food in traditional surroundings. They serve great fish and chips as well as other dishes. The staff is amiable. Relaxing atmosphere and pleasant restaurant. We have never been disappointed yet. Definitely worth a pit stop.

Thank Agnès H
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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
9 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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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