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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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All reviews steak and ale pie fish and chips sunday roast pork baguette potatoes pudding mash salad sat upstairs the pub high street open fire lovely food piping hot an evening meal home made
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Reviewed 27 October 2020 via mobile

We had a lovely freshly cooked hot meal here. Fish and chunky chips with mushy peas. The staff were very friendly and helpful

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 26 October 2020

Impromptu meal with my son after a day out, lovely traditional pub that also welcomed the pup, Cyril. I was pleasantly surprised by the gluten free choices, the fish n chips were excellent, lovely fresh fish with crispy gf batter a rare find. Harry thoroughly...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

Came in as a family of 3, waited about 15 minutes for someone to bring a menu then gave up, put the face mask on and searched for one myself. After another 20 minutes or so someone came and took our order. We got our...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 20 October 2020

Lovey friendly staff. Lovely comfy pub. Food was very tasty. I had a roast which was just perfect and hubby had a burger. He couldn't eat it all as it was so meaty. Worth a visit

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 19 October 2020

Had a lovely meal that was reasonably priced. Friendly staff that went out of their way to make your visit pleasant. Would go there again.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 12 October 2020 via mobile

Visited this pub for lunch food awful Wanted the prawns from the starter with salad instead of the chicken salad I was charged for both the waitress was sweet she asked the manger a sour faced women who said if she eat it she pays...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Service was poor. Covid security was not taken seriously. Food was of a low standard would not rush back here. Plenty of other choices in the village that we should have considered first

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020

We've recently come back from a week-long break in Burford, and we visited the Mermaid Inn a few times during our stay. Linzi and Fliss were lovely and we were made to feel so welcome by them, and their regular customers. We were there when...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

Called in while in Burford. A lunchtime visit. A nice pub with friendly staff. A good selection of local beers. The food is excellent. My girlfriend had the beef burger and fries. Myself the cider battered haddock. The haddock was one of the best pieces...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

It could be a good pub for a pint, good location and good service. However it is expensive for low average food.

Date of visit: October 2020
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28 January 2017|
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Response from Chris J | Reviewed this property |
No The Mermaid
21 August 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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    How is The Mermaid Inn rated?
    The Mermaid Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4