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“Lovely Fish Restaurant in the Heart of St Ives”

Mermaid Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #14 of 144 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $32
Cuisines: Seafood, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Lovely Fish Restaurant in the Heart of St Ives”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

We phoned up and left a voicemail message on the answerphone to book a table,
Turned up and they didnt have our booking (so make sure you speak to someone rather than leave a message), but that didnt matter as they managed to find us a table anyway.

We had our drinks order taken quickly and the waitress was quick to tell us availability and types of beers and wines.
The drinks came promptly and our food order taken.

We were pleased everything we chose was available.
Everything was served quickly, but we didnt feel rushed to finish.

The food was hot, fresh and very tasty.

Only wish we'd been able to go back again before we left!

Overall, lovely food, would recommend a visit to this quaint and old style furnished restaurant.

  • Visited September 2013
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English first
Stroud, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Family Holiday Treat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2013

We stumbled on this fantastic little restaurant whilst wandering around St Ives on our first day. After looking the menu we walked in to try and book for the next night. The staff were great and managed to book us in despite having to make a few changes to their reservation list. Food was gorgeous and the fish cooked to perfection. My lad had lobster and hasn't stopped talking about it since!

  • Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Dave C
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Amazing seafood, great service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

We booked to eat off the early bird menu but were tempted by the main menu, mermaid seafood platter amd trio of fish. The fish was so fresh and really well cooked. Service was fast and friendly. Would definetly recommend!

  • Visited September 2013
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2 Thank Kirsty P
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Nuvolento, Italy
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

We had dinner two nights in a row at this wonderful restaurant. Seafood is gorgeous and you can taste that is extremely fresh! It's better to reserve a table because is very crowded especially in high season. Great value for money for the quality of food!
The place is very nice and the staff gives you a warm welcome! highly recommended!

Visited August 2013
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3 Thank dindon85
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Wythall UK
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Best seafood restaurant in St Ives!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2013

After looking about for a good restaurant in St Ives and reading the reviews on Trip advisor we booked. We had surf and turf and the seafood platter. The food was just stunning perfectly cooked with a complimentary side dish and lovely staff. Atmosphere was perfect, lighting spot on, music Perfect. If you are in St Ives ... Book & go! You won't be disappointed.

Visited August 2013
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