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The Union Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
20 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
+44 871 951 1000
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
“liver” (6 reviews)
“fish pie” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
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1 - 10 of 332 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We went to this pub after recommendations from a local cafe, and were not disappointed. We arrived on the Wednesday and went there for our evening meal; where we had good quality pub food. Whilst there we noticed an offer for steak and chips with...More

Thank Tanya W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very warm welcome here, and chose to eat dinner. The food was a mixture, though nothing bad, just an interesting combo! I had wonderful mussels and it was a very generous portion! I really enjoyed them. Everyone else was happy too!

Thank Fionafew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have given this a poor rating to gain the attention of the management / owners. We have been coming to St Ives for over 40 years. The union was (yes unfortunately WAS) our choice for atmosphere. a drink and food. Our recent visits in October...More

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love The Union! We have been coming to St Ives for a number of years on and off. Before now it has always been as couples, this is our first time as a family with our 2 year old. You guys are so friendly...More

Thank steff1_2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for a bite to eat, very good service, friendly staff, nice atmosphere, had pork chop, mash, red cabbage, and scampi,chips, peas, couple of drinks £26.00.a must if you are looking for somewhere good to eat

Thank NoahBirmingham
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Good honest food at excellent prices, very attentive and friendly staff, plus unexpected live music too. For pretentious St. Ives this is an excellent alternative and just seems more down-to-earth.

Thank Malc R
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We always like to go here really nice atmosphere nice place for a drink and really nice food . Had 2 steaks with free wine really good staff friendly

Thank horty123
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Popped in for a cup of tea on a very cold afternoon. Lovely welcome and we could take the dog in with us which was an added bonus. Service was very prompt and there was a lovely big pot of tea! There was a nice...More

Thank Flosey79
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

I have visited this establishment many times and feel now is the time to voice my opinion. I won’t call it a pub , because a pub is where everyone is equal . How can you have a public house with different prices . One...More

7  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Walking into this place there was a really nice atmosphere with an open fire surrounded by big comfy sofas, a mixture of locals and tourists dotted around the pub and a couple of dogs. A great setting on a winters night. Location: Very convenient being...More

Thank Zipmans
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Vanessa C
30 October 2016|
Response from Premdas22 | Reviewed this property |
The roast dinner when we were there was available but it could be subject to change. I had a lovely large cauliflower cheese one day. I suggest you look at their menu on line or phone them if you're not sure. Nice place to... More
30 September 2016|
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Response from cazzy1313 | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are welcome
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 871 951 1000
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