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Mermaid Seafood Restaurant

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21 Fish Street, St Ives TR26 1LT, England
+44 (0)1736 796816
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 187
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely food

Lovely food you won't be disappointed, very quiet on the night of our visit but nonetheless a pleasant evening

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Gary H
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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318 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Lovely food you won't be disappointed, very quiet on the night of our visit but nonetheless a pleasant evening

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We have just spent a week in St Ives. Arriving fairly late on our first night we were delighted to stumble upon The Mermaid within yards of our cottage. Although a busy, and cold, Saturday night the manager let us sit and have a drink in the waiting area until a table became available. The building was interesting and atmospheric,... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

From start to finish the staff were great. Good selection on the menu not too much but enough to choose from, which tells me it will be freshly prepared and we weren't disappointed. All courses were really tasty and the size of portion was more than enough. Staff very attentive but not in a rush to get you out. We... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Very nice food and friendly staff. Lamb was excellent. Massive portion of fish and chips and good desserts too.

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Hayle, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Best steaks , great service and all at good prices . We have eaten here on numerous occasions and love it ! Would highly recommend it .

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Camborne
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

first visit. Enjoyed it. Had researched the menu first but the menu we were presented with was not what we had seen on line. Selection was limited. This would not have been a problem but the staff made no reference to it what so ever. However, what was available was excellent, the service was good and we will try again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Birthday meal with a friend, great food with good service. Such friendly and helpful staff, we will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We were told that this restaurant served high class food and we were not disappointed. We were preparing to have to pay much more for the quality of food we received. The vegetable curry with added tiger prawns and monk fish was outstanding and I was told that the fish pie was 'amazing'. The staff were very kind and considerate... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Came here for my bday meal and it was just fantastic the young lady who looked after us really well and even bought me bday cake over which made my day! Food was lush and loved the atmosphere. They had sold out of the red wine to write on but just an excuse to go back! :-) thank u

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Visited this restaurant on recommendation during our stay in St Ives. From the moment we entered, the staff were fantastically welcoming and friendly, and the food was superb! Best Sea Bass I've eaten! Such an impressive establishment all round and would thoroughly recommend if you are looking for good food whilst in the area!!

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Restaurant Details

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 (0)1736 796816

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 32
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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