The Mermaid Cocktail and Oyster Bar, where “Oyster Hour” — 5pm-6pm and 10pm-11pm Tuesday to Saturday — offers oysters at £1 each. This plays well into the brothers-in-law’s stated aim to re-popularise — and presumably then to supply the oysters — in London. The nervous might want to start with an Oyster Shooter from the long, inventive cocktail list. The slippery creature soused in a mixture of vodka, tomato juice spices and capers can be downed in one graceful movement. Like some of the Wright brothers’ flights.
When you dive down into Mermaid Bar (which has modeled itself after a kind of Parisian bistro bar), you’ll immediately feel like your whole body has been shot with an aphrodisiac and we’re not just talking oysters (of which they have plenty); Wright Brothers have marched onto the cocktail frontier and they’re totally smashing it.
The Mermaid Cocktail and Oyster Bar is Wright Brothers first in depend bar which lies beneath the restaurant with street access. A provocative haven surrounded by deep emerald green walls, seductive lighting, and a relaxed ambiance of diners and cocktail drinkers. Gather in the snug area for parties up to 10 while enjoying the finest seafood and fish. The Mermaid is also available for private hire offering cocktails with canapes and set menus.