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The Mermaid

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Opposite Whispering Palms Beach Resort | Vaddy, Candolim, Bardez 403515, India
(+91) 9822155205
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food especially the steak which is Excellent and the service if very good. Manu and his wife are the Perfect Hosts

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

British Style Dinner. This was nice food. They have really nice jacket potatoes and seafood and a nice Hawaiian Salad and also good vegetarian, chocolate desserts are good but meringue is more like a egg souffle but overall it was good

Thank Shaunak S
Gwalior, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

The service here is the best part. The food was very good too. We went for dinner often. NIce elegant place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Visited January 2016 this was one of our favourite restaurants. Visited 4 times in our 3 week stay. This place is always good every year we visit. The owner is always very welcoming and the staff are excellent. Very reasonable prices and a variety to chose from on the menu. The steak here is amazing and so are the home... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The atmosphere was very friendly the service was prompt and the food excellent. We ate here a couple of times and both times Katrina the owner took time out to have a brief chat. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals the steak was perfectly cooked. The quality was reflected in the price, this was more expensive than most restaurants we ate... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The Mermaid has lots of competition as a fish & steak restaurant in the area but manages to hold its own admirably. We visited a few times and tried both the local fish and fillet steaks. They were always cooked and presented wonderfully. We look forward to returning and trying more.

Thank chris b
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This restaurant is one of the best for brill food the staff are very good understanding english it is run by a lovely Katrina and bano would say best there is nothing is a problem always go there the sweets are to die for and sea food is aswell

Thank awilson525
Halesowen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Unfortunately The Mermaid was closing for the season or we would have eaten here a lot. We were lucky enough to catch it on their last night near the beginning of our holiday. We couldn't help but compare all other places to it and in my opinion this was the best by far. Food was delicious, service spot on without... More 

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Hounslow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Nice friendly and relaxed atmosphere in this restaurant and the food was good but nothing amazing. Would like see more variety of other dishes!

Thank NARIN2014
Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We traveled by tuk tuk ( under £1) from Calangute to the Mermaid in Candolim. Lovely food and very attentive staff, we were recommended ourselves and will definitely be back here.

Thank Phil L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Indian, Seafood, European, British
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite Whispering Palms Beach Resort | Vaddy, Candolim, Bardez 403515, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Bardez  >  Candolim
  • Phone Number: (+91) 9822155205

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