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The Mermaid Tavern & Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
Herm Island, GY1 3HR
+44 1481 750050
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
“moules” (8 reviews)
“hamburger” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Herm Island, GY1 3HR
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went for lunch. The system is that you order and pay indoors and the food is brought out later. My wife returned from ordering to report that she had rarely encountered such a rude woman as the one taking the order....More

Thank beachcomber421
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having walked around Herm we dropped into The Mermaid for a coffee and something to eat. They have a large bar area and an even bigger courtyard area which has a large stone wall to provide shelter from the wind. The bar stocks a surprisingly...More

Thank Colin F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely evening meal here with friends whilst staying on the island for a week in ne of the self-catering cottages. Always good value and friendly service even if the menu is a little limited in the low season

Thank Web Site S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big pub with walled courtyard and lots of bench seating with parasols. A beer festival was in full swing at the time of our visit, the ale was excellent and I am reliably informed the cider was also very good. Burgers and hot cajun chips...More

Thank Buster P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great weekend had in herm, lovely weather but for the one day, two great days ,House on herm then sunset in herm and great people met . The mermaid tavern was a great venue and also lovely people met, great food highly recommend the...More

Thank samthelegened
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

8 of us had an enjoyable evening with good food on Wednesday. Staff were friendly, polite and efficient. Between us we tried several different dishes from the menu, including burgers, fish and chips, fajitas, moules and halloumi salad. The family on the next table all...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered a steak and a hamburger, pretty basic sounding but absolutely fabulous! The steak came perfectly cooked, everything on the plate was tasty. The hamburger was ordered with goat cheese and was delicious. I got the Cajun chips and all was perfect. We happened...More

Thank Tomato17
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple of days propping up the bar while it was raining. Great atmosphere, great staff, good range of drinks, plenty of seating, really enjoyed the battered black pudding, chicken burgers dry

Thank Dave0166
Reviewed 7 September 2017

As the only pub on the island, the food was still better than your average. Bar to order and waitress service delivery. We had a whale like fish and chip meal which was excellent quality. Prices were very good. Pub cater for all ages. Well...More

1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Due to the size of Herm there aren't many places to eat so we thought that the food wouldn't be especially good - how wrong we were! There is a great choice to choose from and you get loads of quality food, don't eat too...More

2  Thank RichardSurcouf
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26 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Thomas J | Reviewed this property |
Call the Mermaid Direct, 01481 135537 , the hotel doesn't deal with the tavern bookings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Herm Island, GY1 3HR
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Guernsey  >  Herm
  • Phone Number: +44 1481 750050
  • E-mail
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