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Mermaid Kitchen and Bar

Harbour Road, Portrush BT56 8DF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7082 6969
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Harbour Road, Portrush BT56 8DF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed today

We had a very enjoyable evening in this lively establishment. The food was good and the service too. It was good value and we would certainly return when next in Portrush.

Thank Trevor R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great meal here on a Friday evening and was well priced. The only slight downside is that it a noisy restaurant, however this did not put me off and I will visit again.

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family had two amazing meals here. The first night I ordered the Spanish turbot entree. It was so delicious, I wished I would have gotten it the second time! The braised beef was cooked to perfection as well. For appetizers we only tried the...More

Thank Missjesika68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was coming in here with no expectations from a restaurant in Portrush. This was by far one of the best restaurant ive ate in my whole trip to UK/Ireland especially if we have the price in. I had the beef bourguignon and my wife...More

Thank Kevinbovi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was almost full with a lively crowd. Staff friendly and helpful. Wide choice of dishes on an international menu. You order at the bar and are served at the table. Our dishes were very tasty, and plenty of food.

Thank andypandy89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here one evening whilst playing golf nearby recently. A group of 8 of us were seated in the window overlooking the harbour from this second floor restaurant. The restaurant has a great vibe and buzz and was very busy, this however didn't affect the...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the mermaid recently and was not dissappointed. The food was great and the staff very friendly and attentive. I had the thermidor dish and ir was perfect.

Thank ivan_gray3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mermaid is my favourite restaurant in Northern Ireland. It ticks every box, service is great and very friendly, the wine is excellent, the steak is the best I’ve had, the desserts are to die for, the view is superb and the prices are very...More

Thank Sunseeker0069
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked a special meal to celebrate our anniversary last wednesday. When we arrived the Mermaid was in darkness and a sign said they were closed due to the storm. Of course things happen and had we been informed the restaurant was closed that...More

Thank Jen34_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This very popular restaurant did not disappoint as regards the food which was well presented and at a reasonable price. The service was excellent .However having said that ,we did find the place overcrowded with the maximum number of tables placed very close to each...More

Thank lavue15
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Laura C
19 September 2018|
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Response from Reedy2007 | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine so. It’s quite large and there are lots of levels. Enjoy !
19 August 2016|
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Response from Jellybean1000_ie | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but it was really busy when we went so I'd recommend it. Ask for a table by the window the view is fab. It would be a shame to miss it
john c
9 April 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Road, Portrush BT56 8DF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Portrush
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7082 6969
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