Mermaid Inn, Bishopsbourne, Canterbury

Welcome to the Mermaid Inn

A traditional pub in the beautiful village of Bishopsbourne

The Mermaid Inn is a traditional village pub just five miles outside Canterbury. Originally built as a tap house for estate workers in the 1860s, the pub was bought and converted to a public house in the 1920s.

Today there are two bar areas, the original bar and a later 1960s extension, which now forms the front bar and dining area. There is also a pleasant, secluded south-facing garden.         

Well-behaved dogs, kept on a lead, are very welcome.  


   Saturday 23rd September…

Is 1970’s fancy dress (prize for the best costume) disco night at the Mermaid

Everyone welcome! DJ from 7.30 until late.

Therefore the kitchen will be closed Saturday.


Dining at the Mermaid

We've got something for all appetites - choose from our light bites including Bishopsbourne's famous Scotch egg or something heartier with our main meals. All our ingredients are sourced locally and everything  is cooked fresh to order.

Look out for our daily specials board!

Sample menu

Food Service Times

Wed - Thu: 12:00 - 14:00 & 18:30 - 20:30
Fri: 12:00 - 14:00
Sat: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:30 - 20:30
Sun: 12:00 - 15:00