The Mermaid Bar

The Mermaid Bar

We are pleased to officially announce the opening of The Mermaid Bar.
Located in the pretty village of Pondwell, just outside Ryde, the largest town on the Isle of Wight with excellent links to the mainland.

The Mermaid Bar is the perfect venue to enjoy a gin and tonic in beautiful surroundings.
Xavier BakerCo-founder of Isle of Wight Distillery
IOW Distillery - The Mermaid Bar

Getting to the Distillery could not be easier…

From the mainland

  • Take the Wightlink FastCat from Portsmouth Harbour Station to Ryde Pier
  • The Hovertravel hovercraft from Southsea to Ryde Esplanade

When on the Island

Take the Southern Vectis route 8 bus from Ryde bus station (towards Newport) and get off at the
Wishing Well stop

Take a Taxi

Take a taxi from Ryde to Pondwell, PO33 1PX

Useful taxi numbers:

  • Ryde Taxi 01983 811111

  • Criss Cross Taxis 01983 640 240

  • Ashey Taxis 01983 811233

IOW Distillery - The Mermaid Bar

If you have your car, and are the designated driver, don’t worry there is plenty of onsite parking too.

Once at the Distillery sit back in the bar, which is decorated in a comfortable, easy style perfect for relaxing with a refreshing Mermaid gin and tonic and watch the stills in action.

Keep an eye on our website and sign up to our newsletter for details on specialist cocktail masterclasses and events.

Winter Opening Hours: We are open to the public from 11am to 5pm Monday – Wednesday, 11am to 11pm Thursday – Sunday.

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