The Mermaid is one of the few remaining 'bare-boards' freehouse in St Albans. Customers are welcomed by the award winning Oakham Citra and five regularly changing ales, c.15 ciders and a range of Belgian beers. Herts CAMRA Cider Pub of the Year in 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016. Hosts darts, music nights (Wednesdays) & regular quizzes, with events in the rear garden during the spring/summer. 2 newly installed covered area to the rear of the garden. Holds 2 beer festivals a year and an annual 50+ cider & perry festival.