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The Mermaid Bar

Pondwell Hill, Ryde PO33 1PX, UK
39 Pondwell Close England PO33 1QD GB

Located in the pretty village of Pondwell, just outside Ryde, The Mermaid Bar at the Isle of Wight Distillery is the perfect venue to enjoy a gin and tonic in beautiful surroundings.

Enjoy the signature Mermaid G&T – smooth and refreshing with a citrus zing, deep, rounded mouthfeel, long finish and a hint of sea air. The bar overlooks fields towards The Solent with fabulous views from the rear decking area. On a colder day, relax in the snug or bar.

Also on offer is a wide selection of cocktails, draft and bottled beers including the local brewery’s Goddard’s Ales, plus a range of wine and spirits for you to enjoy.

Opening times
Monday11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Opening Times

Monday11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am - 11:00 pm



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