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The Mermaid

High Street, Ellington, United Kingdom, PE28 0AB
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You may be unable to book a table on the below dates due to events that we are hosting, not because we are closed. So if you're interested in booking an event please get in touch.

African Food Festival
Five Course Moroccan Tasting Menu
Argentine Asado
Simply Sweets Tasting Menu
Taste of Terror Halloween 7 Courses
Bonfire Night Celebration
Christmas Festive Menu

Restaurant Opening Hours:
Lunch 12 – 2:30pm
Dinner 6:30 – 9pm
(Closed Mondays)

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Dietary Needs Catered For
  • Accommodation

About The Mermaid

Events:
You may be unable to book a table on the below dates due to events that we are hosting, not because we are closed. So if you're interested in booking an event please get in touch.


African Food Festival
Five Course Moroccan Tasting Menu
Argentine Asado
Simply Sweets Tasting Menu
Taste of Terror Halloween 7 Courses
Bonfire Night Celebration
Christmas Festive Menu

Restaurant Opening Hours:
Lunch 12 – 2:30pm
Dinner 6:30 – 9pm
(Closed Mondays)

Nestled in Ellington, a quintessentially English village on the outskirts of Cambridgeshire. This is where we have spent the past couple of years restoring The Mermaid, a truly beautiful 14th Century public house. After having undergone quite some neglect over the years we have managed to apply love and care to peel back the black paint and plasterboard to unveil a historic and charming building hidden beneath, complete with original beams running through the walls, brought to the village hundreds of years ago from a ship named ‘The Mermaid’.

It is here that we have created our family run restaurant, each of us with the passion and devotion to create something truly special within these ancient walls. Nicholas Marriott, our Head Chef who has spent time training at Michelin Star Restaurant Paris House, and is now using the skills learnt and his whole hearted passion to establish an extraordinary, ever-evolving menu.

The Mermaid at Ellington has the experience to cater for all occasions, from intimate dinners, business meetings, to family celebrations. We also offer a professional Outside Catering Service, designed alongside you, to create a memorable experience for your special event.

The Mermaid, Nestled into the Cambridgeshire Countryside offers a carefully crafted A La Carte Menu and a Cultural Classic Lunch Menu.

We will create you a personalised menu to suit any special dietary requirements. From Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten free or Lactose free we strive to offer something delicious for everyone.

Cuisine: International
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Fantastic evening, as it always is when we've eaten here. Surf & Turf a brilliant addition as a menu special feature!

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

Fabulous little pub selling fantastic food. Nice to finally find a place nearby that has a great variety of vegetarian and vegan courses. Will definitely be coming back.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

Great experience staying and dining for a couple of nights at the Mermaid. We had such a relaxing break. Homely and quirky with great staff and we were made to feel so welcome. The food and menus are creative and different - we really love this place and look forward to our next visit.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

The meal & the service was second to none but unfortunately the accommodation left a lot to be desired, its sparse and basic, cold and in need of painting and better bedding. Also the outside area around the rooms is very untidy, backyard effect. Got the hard bit right (food) got the easy bits wrong (accommodation & the garden area) People will pay better tariff prices.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

We always love eating at the Mermaid and are never disappointed. Today we had a very nice Sunday lunch served by helpful and pleasant staff. Very well done to all concerned.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

We had the loveliest evening possible on Friday at the Mermaid. The food was incredible along with the excellent service of your very friendly and pleasant staff

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Our table was poorly positioned. My husband was very close to the customers at the bar and had to endure the cold draft every time the door was opened. The other tables weren’t occupied while we ate. Our food arrived cold and we weren’t asked if our food was ok until we had finished. The transition course didn’t arrive and when we mentioned this to a waitress she didn’t know anything about it.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch, staff friendly and helpful. The food was delicious with a good variety of choices. If we had anything negative to say it was that the desserts were expensive however we will be back.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 April 2019

This is the fourth visit now and you never fail to impress. This time I can honestly say I had the best dessert I have ever had. The banana baklava was outstanding. Don't change anything!! Thank you.

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

Great food with a menu that offers something a little bit different alongside the standard pub food so should please everyone. Had a really delicious lunch, with quick and helpful service. Will definitely be returning.

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 April 2019

A most enjoyable lunch. Everything perfect, which doesn’t happen very often in our experience! Excellent!!

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

We always have such a good experience when we dine at the Mermaid - we cant wait to return!!

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Always amazing food! Love the vegan menu

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Beautifully presented and tasting food! Good choice of wine and staff are really friendly!!

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

Never been disappointed with the quality of dishes and innovative approach.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

Another fabulous evening

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

Usual warm welcome, great food and wine. Service a little slower than usual. But still a lovely evening! Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

Excellent as ever

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

The only thing I could pick anyone up on was waiting for a drink mid-meal. The whole experience was excellent, professional, and the food was superb! Thank you for a wonderful environment,amazing staff and exquisite food :)

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Visited On Friday, 22 February 2019

16 of us had a wonderful time when we came in February, food, drink, service were all brilliant and we loved hearing about the pub.

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Visited On Thursday, 21 March 2019

Very enjoyable evening & the food was superb

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Visited On Saturday, 16 March 2019

Superb food and very friendly service couldn’t fault anything. Even though they had another party in and explained before hand they would need the table we still weren’t rushed. Thank you for a fab evening. Nancy Stefanelli and party.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 March 2019

Stunning lunch

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Visited On Friday, 15 March 2019

Allways an experience to visit The Mermaid of Ellington

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

A lovely meal, and special thanks for the unexpected, but delicious, birthday dessert!

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