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The Mermaid Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
78 High Street, Burford OX18 4QF, England
+44 1993 822193
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (31 reviews)
“onion rings” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
78 High Street, Burford OX18 4QF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mermaid is a pleasant hostelry in a tourist town in the Cotswold. The building is of Cotswold stone, nicely decorated and tidy. We ordered at the bar and the food and drinks were brought to our table. The staff were polite The condiments were...More

Thank gourmet961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed an evening meal at the Mermaid. Good pub food, we enjoyed the baked camenbert & cranberry relish. Really tasty, but no good for the diet!

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cosy pub with a lovely beer garden with plenty of shade on a hot day speedy service with food and tasty snacks would recommend this place

Thank Campervan1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to go for the vegetarian nut roast dish. Absolutely Good choice!! Very tastily prepared with goat’s cheese. Service is also very kind, helpful and willing to accomodate for modifications.

Thank rlv1956
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the Mermaid on our way back from the nearby wildlife park for dinner. The service was very fast and very polite. The food had really nothing not even the smallest thing to complain about. We had fish and chips and a lamb...More

Thank Ingo A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick mid afternoon drink. Few of the locals hogging the tables outside the front door which is a bit intimidating. Once inside the staff, service and beer was all good. Nice garden at the rear.

Thank Des C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very quiet place.Nice to go to when you want to enjoy the company and conversations with your friends.Nice freindly atmosphere but drinks were a little overpriced for the quality of the wine.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of a number of pubs on the High Street in Burford. We went in at a very busy lunchtime and the (male) staff member was very helpful in finding us a table in a cool area of the pub. (There is a large covered...More

Thank Lynda E
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Staying in Burford for a few days we felt like a fairly simple pub dinner and thought The Mermaid looked very attractive on a sunny Summer evening. This is an old rambling building stretching back from the main road through Burford with lots of character...More

Thank Mike Y
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We were a bit hard-pushed to find ANY vegan food in any of the pubs or cafes in Burford, but the Mermaid Inn saved the day! This a beautiful pub with a really lovely sun-trap courtyard garden and - crucially - no TV (which made...More

Thank DanPotato
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Elizabeth C
January 28, 2017|
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Response from Chris J | Reviewed this property |
No The Mermaid
August 21, 2016|
Response from Sarah C | Reviewed this property |
There were children there that day. I think it would be fine for well behaved children.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 High Street, Burford OX18 4QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Burford
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 822193
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