The Mermaid Street Café


The Mermaid Street Café is situated in the heart of Rye, at the foot of the famous Mermaid Street ‘underneath’ the Old Borough Arms Guest House.When the sun is shining you could not be in a better position than at The Mermaid Street Café, sitting back and relaxing whilst enjoying one of our cream teas.

We sell Mövenpick ice cream

Mövenpick Voted One of UK’s Coolest Brands and we are the only place in Rye that you can buy this delicious Swiss ice cream.

easter icecream

and…. We also sell Home Made Soup


We serve freshly prepared breakfasts every day in the café until 12 noon. Our simple but tasty lunch menu offers daily specials and great salads. Coffees, afternoon tea, cakes, quick bites and ice creams are served all day.

Good news for Residents at the Old Borough Arms!
Receive 10% off your bill at The Mermaid Street Cafe – just show a member of staff your key.

cafe food
Eggs Royal
avocado poached eggs