• The Mermaid in Ellington is a passionately run restaurant in a beautiful 14th century public house. Situated in an idyllic Cambridgeshire village which is easily accessible, just two minutes from the very busy A14. The pub gets its name and lasting character from the old ships’ timbers used in its construction many many years ago. The ancient beams on show in the restaurant, give a real feel of history and warmth.The Owner and Head Chef, Nicholas Marriott, is a Michelin star-trained chef who is passionate about bringing vibrant and refreshingly new ideas to a characteristic and historic country pub. The kitchen team work developing exciting flavours and experimental techniques in order that our multi-cultural menus can constantly evolve. Nick has a strong Asian interest, fusing his selection of ingredients, not often seen in many restaurants, to excite both visually, and to the taste.We aim to create a relaxing atmosphere with a fine dining experience, a simple bar snack or even just a drink.[br]The Mermaid houses a very enthusiastic and committed young team who strive to offer the best service, presentation, and overall dining experience while keeping a warm hearted feel. The experienced staff offer a careful selection of lagers, ciders, real ales and guest beers with a cellar which holds a notable range of fine wines.We are pleased to offer an outside catering service which can be designed around any event or theme you may have a vision for. We always enjoy a challenge to be creative and strive to surpass the customers’ expectations. Be a celebration, themed event, function, or corporate event, the standard will always be beyond what is expected. Offering plans tailor made to your ideas, we are happy to propose different combinations to guarantee the success of your event.Being lucky enough being very close to the shores of Grafham, renowned or its many activities and stunning views. With a bed and breakfast it is the perfect place for a stay to take advantage of the beautiful Grafham Water.Hosting a large, family garden in the summer offering spectacular view of the village church (especially at dusk when it is floodlit) and warm welcoming log fires in the winter, The Mermaid offers the perfect venue all year round.

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