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Giants Fireplace Bar at The Mermaid Inn

Mermaid Street, Rye TN31 7EY, England
+44 1797 223065
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AWESOME smuggly historic place.

It's impressive, terrifically comfy and inviting on a cold day and full of nooks and curiosities... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2016
Pontevedra, Spain

A quick drink in this historic building just great and an honour to be able to relax. Will be... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2015
Owen E
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Mermaid Street, Rye TN31 7EY, England
+44 1797 223065
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

It's impressive, terrifically comfy and inviting on a cold day and full of nooks and curiosities. Not to miss if visiting the beautiful Rye.

Thank TeresaLopez4
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

A quick drink in this historic building just great and an honour to be able to relax. Will be returning to dine as the food looked stunning.

Thank Owen E
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We went here as it is advertised as dog friendly and we were met with a very curt rebuff. Lovely old building and a great location but that doesn't make up for unfriendliness. We got talking in the garden to some customers having a cigarette...More

1  Thank mimps2015
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I love this bar which is part of The Mermaid Inn Hotel, it is so quaint and atmostpheric, winter is the best time to visit because of the huge roaring fire, good selection of wines and spirits. My only criticism is, if you drink in...More

1  Thank debbie d
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Mermaid Inn is a cosy little place based upon the cobbled streets of Rye. It is a quaint and cosy place to stop and have a drink or two either inside or outside on the terrace. Very different to standard pub and worth a visit.

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We arrived in this gothic bar with it's huge fireplace on the first day of our holiday to be greeted by a very helpful young man behind the bar who not only served drinks but also had an in depth knowledge of football which allowed...More

Thank JudeMobs
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We went for a few drinks and some snacks. The place is cosy and very well preserved. Good and nice service.

Thank Pattomartin
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We popped in for a mid-afternoon drink but the barman did not utter a word of welcome but just stared at us (a family of 2+2). I therefore checked that they were still open; he pushed menus at us and muttered 'yes'. I told him...More

1  Thank M7152CDroberta
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This is a very interesting old worldy pub with a wealth of history. Lots of famous people have stayed in it including the Queens mum!

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Clearly make a big deal of its history - beer very drinkable and barman chatty, but I think it'd be a bit odd for a meal, most of the seats were casual for drinking & chatting. Out kids loved the history element, & I imagine...More

Thank rAnttheAnt
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