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The Mermaid Inn

££ - £££, British,
78 High Street, Burford OX18 4QF, England
+44 1993 822193
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (28 reviews)
“onion rings” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
78 High Street, Burford OX18 4QF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were passing through Burford and The Mermaid caught our eye. We were welcomed straightaway on entering and shown to a table by an open fire and immediately asked what we would like to drink. We ordered a sandwich and a jacket potato and they...More

Thank Stainlesteve
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a delicious light lunch, great welcome and excellent service. My daughter's dog also welcome.

Thank Countrywitch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just popped in here for a drink and snack lovely cosy pub with open fire smashing staff very nice meals seemed reasonable though we did not eat one menu looked good.

Thank LancashireSunny
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were part of a party of thirteen who went for a Saturday lunch We were seated on table in the back of the pub and we had most of this large airy area to ourselves I was really impressed with the layout of the...More

Thank Scowp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the squash and amaretti cannelloni to start, followed by the duck with potato rosti and a mango delice for dessert. Dishes offered more than your average pub menu

Thank beverleydave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

staff very attentive and hard working lunch delicious. The food was hot and delicious and prices were not to high for meal. No waiting around for our meal, we will visit again

Thank debbie24_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went to the mermaid inn for lunch, the duck was lovely and tender. My partner has a venison burger which he really enjoyed. The staff were lovely and very kind. Thank you for a great service!!

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went for lunch and were really happy with the service and the food! The venison burger was brilliant - a nice chunky burger with a great pickled gherkin side and a light brioche bun, The duck was cooked to order and...More

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in the area where I grew up so the wife and I dropped in for a breakfast. I saw “ local sausages “ as part of the breakfast. Are these sausages from the butcher over the road I asked. Yes said the waitress. On...More

1  Thank mikepratley
stella77, Owner at The Mermaid Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am glad that you thought your breakfast was really good, but would just like to say no one intentionally deceived you, we have used that butchers in the past and still do occasionally as they are on our door step, the young waitress that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chose to stop off at the Mermaid after a half-term day trip. The reviews on both Google and Tripadvisor were very positive - amongst the best in Burford. We could not have been more disappointed with our meals. The children's meals ok, if a little...More

Thank Neil C
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Elizabeth C
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 High Street, Burford OX18 4QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Burford
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 822193
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