Tours of The Mermaid Inn


On the last Sunday of each month, from February 24th 2019, Owner Judith Blincow will be giving Guided Tours through 600 years of history of The Mermaid Inn.

The Tours start at 4pm and 5pm, lasting for an hour.

Discover the Norman Vaulted Cellars dating to 1156, peer at the Priest Hole, and find out about the numerous stories of The Mermaid’s rich history.

We would ask only for a donation to our charity the National Deaf Childrens’ Society.

To reserve a place on a Tour please contact reception on 01797 223065 or [email protected]

Rye Bay Scallop Week


The 17th Rye Bay Scallop Week is scheduled for Saturday 23rd February – Sunday 3rd March 2019.

Rye Bay Scallop Week in Rye, East Sussex offers the perfect opportunity to indulge in seafood delights! Rye’s restaurants will be showcasing an array of different scallop dishes. There will also be Scallop events including tasting events, cookery schools and demonstrations, live music and more!

Rye Bay scallops are served in many restaurants in the area throughout the Scallop season so if you can’t wait for Rye Bay Scallop Week, contact the restaurants on this site to see if scallops are on the menu.

Browse ingredients on the right to find scallop dishes to tantalise your taste buds.

Don’t forget to book your restaurant or call before you arrive to avoid disappointment.


Jazz Supper at The Mermaid Thursday February 28th

An evening of food, music and fun from multi-instrumentalist Geoff Hiscott, a regular entertainer on cruise ships, who delights audiences old and young alike; singer/guitarist Paul Brown who plays a vast repertoire of popular songs ranging from 50s and 60s classic to current chart sounds; irrepressible host and bass-player David Silk and vocalist Jacci Norris who has the impossible task of trying to keep them all in order.

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Supper served from 7pm, the show starts at 7.30pm.

Tickets: £25 incl 2 course supper / £10 Non-Diners

Contact reception on 01797 223065 or [email protected]