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The Mermaid Tavern & Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
Herm Island, GY1 3HR
+44 1481 750050
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“moules” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Herm Island, GY1 3HR
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We ordered a steak and a hamburger, pretty basic sounding but absolutely fabulous! The steak came perfectly cooked, everything on the plate was tasty. The hamburger was ordered with goat cheese and was delicious. I got the Cajun chips and all was perfect. We happened...More

Thank Tomato17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a couple of days propping up the bar while it was raining. Great atmosphere, great staff, good range of drinks, plenty of seating, really enjoyed the battered black pudding, chicken burgers dry

Thank Dave0166
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the only pub on the island, the food was still better than your average. Bar to order and waitress service delivery. We had a whale like fish and chip meal which was excellent quality. Prices were very good. Pub cater for all ages. Well...More

1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Due to the size of Herm there aren't many places to eat so we thought that the food wouldn't be especially good - how wrong we were! There is a great choice to choose from and you get loads of quality food, don't eat too...More

2  Thank RichardSurcouf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here en route from shell beach to the boat. Drinks were very reasonable and found a place to sit. Be aware that it is a huge sun trap so make sure you have your cream on!!!!

1  Thank Dan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at The Mermaid Tavern a number of times this year between May & August and every dish I have ordered has been delicious! The moules are my favorite especially with a side order of garlic & cheese bread. Staff have been great...More

1  Thank LeanoraTruce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting Shell Beach, we called at the Mermaid for a bite of lunch before getting the ferry back to Guernsey. My choice of Cajun Chicken Ciabatta was delicious, but my husband was very disappointed with his order of breaded plaice and chips; he was...More

1  Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Mermaid Tavern one of the few restaurants found in Herm island. We went there for lunch yesterday and the food was really good quality. We didn't have to wait long for our food although the place was quite busy. There is a bar as...More

Thank gsam001
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We had a lunch here , and it was a really great meal , the cod was the best I've had in a long time . The staff were friendly and efficient .

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! Hats off to the chefs, staff and management! Must be a logistical challenge to order supplies from the mainland and manage such a great tasting menu as they do. On one of the nights we ate (one of many and lunches) there was a...More

1  Thank sonniemay
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26 November 2015|
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Response from Thomas J | Reviewed this property |
Call the Mermaid Direct, 01481 135537 , the hotel doesn't deal with the tavern bookings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Herm Island, GY1 3HR
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Guernsey  >  Herm
  • Phone Number: +44 1481 750050
  • E-mail
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