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Mermaids Slipper

Certificate of Excellence
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The Staithe, Stalham NR12 9BY, England
01692 580808
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had an incredible Sunday roast at this little hidden gem - one of the best we've ever had. Incredibly friendly service and a picturesque location. Well worth a visit.

Thank happynigun
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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400 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is just a delightful restaurant - certainly by some way the nicest place we found to eat in the North Broads, and we found some good ones. The building is gorgeous with exposed beams, an attractive muted colour scheme and lots of tasteful pictures, vases and the like. We were greeted by name on arrival (we'd reserved, as you... More 

Thank amdgriggs
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second visit in as many months this time with our Son and Fiancee, and we were not disappointed. Ambience, food and service all excellent. Started with a glass of champagne at a very reasonable price. We love this place and Caro and Richard make it so special. Fantastic to have such a fabulous local restaurant. Thank you!

Thank Alison D
Norwich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With its plethora of charity shops, a dominant Tesco, and all the banks shut down forever, Stalham's unprepossessing appearance leaves the visitor feeling rather drained of positive thought and energy. Barely a mile down the road, however, at Stalham Staithe, a brighter and happier world opens up. There's a marina, bustling boatyards, the engagingly charming Museum of the Broads, and... More 

Thank Jaqianne
Romford, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic find, we had a glorious evening which was superbly hosted perfectly paired with the most gastronomic meal. This will be on our shortlist next time we are in the area, in fact we have rebooked for the 4th, very highly recommended

Thank MGowing
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great welcome, beautiful setting, charming and attentive staff, great menu, brilliant food, memorable experience. Best dining out ever!

Thank lubrightmanwhite
Spalding, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited last Wednesday. The warm welcome, the comfortable, softly lit, dining room and the superb food made the visit very enjoyable. My husband's sea bass was the best he had ever tasted. As for the chocolate mousse and the chef's amaretto icecream - very, very, very good.

Thank lindamy2016
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mermaid's Slipper is just down Staithe Road outside Stalham and is definitely worth finding. I've eaten there a few times and it's always been absolutely lovely. The dishes are interesting and delicious without being pretentious. The chef sources local ingredients whenever possible. The staff is friendly and helpful. I had the mackerel pate on this most recent visit followed... More 

Thank Norman W
Norwich, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely Devine experience from first arrival right through to leaving. Exquisite culinary delights, delicious. We cannot speak highly enough of this restaurant and the wonderful Carrow who ensures you have a wonderful & memorable experience. The proprietor & chef Richard comes out from the kitchen at the end of his evening to ensure you have enjoyed your food, a nice... More 

Thank Nicola G
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Visited the Mermaids slipper on recommendation from our cottage owner, hidden away behind a boatyard this place knows how to look after customers. Lovely ambience , excellent food and attention to detail was second to none. Ideal venue for the special occasion meal. well done

Thank colin107

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Staithe, Stalham NR12 9BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Stalham
  • Phone Number: 01692 580808

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?