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Mermaid Inn

Mermaid Street, RYE, TN31 7EY

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In a town filled with spellbinding period buildings, this 600-year-old inn has bags of historic charm and atmosphere. The food in the restaurant, with its linen-fold panelling, takes an Anglo-French path, and there are appealingly contemporary dishes on the menu. Start with lobster and chilled tomato consommé, or multi-flavoured sautéed scallops on bacon vinaigrette with potato risotto and broccoli. Main courses may serve up cod fillet, landed in the bay, with rosemary polenta, sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes and olives, or Winchelsea beef fillet with roast shallots, beetroot, broccoli and horseradish crème fraîche. End with a show-stopping dessert like coconut pannacotta with ginger, lime and pineapple.

Further information

Tel: 01797 223065
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Open all year.
Sunday lunch available.

Restaurant information

Cooking type: British, Traditional French
Chef: Benjamin Fisher
Number of seats: 64
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Steps for wheelchair: 3
Vegetarian meals available.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.


Restaurant price guide

Sunday lunch: £22.00-£26.00
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.

Mermaid Inn, Rye
  • Mermaid Inn, Rye
  • Mermaid Inn, Rye


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A259, follow signs to town centre, then into Mermaid St
Nearest station: Rye

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