The Mermaid Bar

The Mermaid Bar

Situated on the outskirts of Ryde in stunning countryside, The Mermaid Bar at the Wishing Well offers visitors the chance learn about the distillation process and hear our story.  Enjoy sampling the range of spirits and browsing the shop – or simply enjoy a Mermaid & Tonic on the terrace, looking out over the vineyard in the valley.

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

  • Ryde Taxi 01983 811111

  • Criss Cross Taxis 01983 640 240

  • Ashey Taxis 01983 811233

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 & 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.

Summer Opening Hours
Monday – Sunday: 11am – 11pm

Winter Opening Hours
Monday – Wednesday: 11am – 5pm
Thursday – Sunday: 11am – 11pm

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