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The Union Inn

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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20 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
+44 871 951 1000
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were not dissapointed. We ordered 2 main meals and we were given a bottle of Rose to enjoy with our meal. There was plenty on the plate and we could not fault a thing. We then ordered a dessert and again it was yum yum. The staff were very friendly and made us feel at home and relaxed. We... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the little pub for lunch and enjoyed a lovely crab sandwich. The granary bread was fresh and the crab plentiful. As we were feeling hungry we also shared a bowl of chips which were obviously freshly cooked and crisp. The dog friendly pub was warm and had a friendly atmosphere.The guy behind the bar was pleasant and very helpful... More 

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Thank MrsRepton
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very simple comment. "Just the best" I'm 48 now and been going to St.Ives for 48 years. Been using this pub since I was 18 and just love it for a lunchtime break from the beach and kids. The Doom bar is to die for and the food is extremely well priced, well presented and filling. If you want Michelin... More 

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Thank Ryhs44
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit the Union many times every year when we holiday in St Ives. The staff, particularly Stuart, are always friendly, the food is always very nice, especially the Sunday roast!! Buy 2 & get a free bottle of house wine. Very highly recommended.

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Thank Nonamedisplayed
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been going to the Union for years now. Always welcoming, laid back atmosphere. Always good beer and good food at reasonable prices. This is a place locals go, which tells you something.

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Thank Artboy2015
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The staff were nice and friendly and the beer was good, we went in for food and it was not as great as I was expecting from other reviews. The cod had soggy batter and looked and tasted as though it was originally frozen, the fish cakes were the same, it was not bad value but I did get the... More 

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Thank Matt R
Bath, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

A family of 10 and the dog had a light lunch and drinks in the Union Christmas week their food is very good for a reasonably price very helpful staff and family friendly

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We ate in here on a January evening, lots of choice, we both had steak with chips onion rings mushrooms and tomato we also had a peppercorn sauce, washed down with cider. Very Very nice.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I often have a visit or two to the Union when I go to St Ives and I always enjoy it. It has a lovely warm atmosphere with friendly staff to make you feel at home. If they aren't already taken then I highly recommend you sit on the sofas by the fire and take a look at the photographs... More 

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1 Thank BrianMStephens
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

A great traditional pub in the centre of town - friendly staff and good value quality food. Good spot for a quiet beer and a read of the newspaper.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?