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The Union Inn

) #22 of 99 Restaurants in St Ives €€ - €€€ Bar, British, Pub
20 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
+44 871 951 1000
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mulled cider” (3 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“liver” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
20 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here during our stay in St Ives & what a great find, lovely food & drinks, that good we ate here a couple of times & will definitly visit again.

Thank crazycat77p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place, small menu but everything on there is home made and tasted great. The atmosphere in the pub was friendly and it had a great atmosphere. The garlic bread was stunning, the best I've ever tasted. If you want a good honest meal...More

Thank martyn1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just dropped in for a meal and a beer - both excellent. Staff friendly and welcoming, and good honest food at reasonable prices.

Thank DerbyshireAlan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cosy friendly pub in the heart of St Ives, popped in a few times for a drink and decided to try a meal. I was impressed with the choice on the menu and specials. Our meals were very good and very reasonably priced. Well...More

Thank Kath J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have never had a poor meal at the Union, excellent food, great service, great relaxing atmosphere. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Coupled with good local beer is a perfect night out!!

Thank LaneyMick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great night out in St Ives, visited the Union Inn, great music on a Saturday night, friendly, helpful staff, we were made to feel most welcome. Would recommend you call in if you are after somewhere with a good lively atmosphere and great...More

Thank S P
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Straightforward unpretentious serving range of beers ( not cheap, Adnams Ghost ship £4.30) & good pub grub. Great live music on Sat night. Landlady & staff very good.

Thank kpharo
Reviewed 22 April 2017

St Ives is a typical English seaside place full of dubious fish and chip joints and thats about it. Main problem is that most places require a reservation. Not the Union INN. We ate their three times and the menu was varied and delicious. Music...More

Thank VancouverDave
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Visited this pub one lunch time. It is a very cosy place with various out of town visitors and locals all patronising the place. A selection of the usual beers, lagers and ciders on sale, but we were impressed by our server who told us...More

Thank peterthegreat2016
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We decided to go into The Union the first day we got there for tea as we know they allow dogs and always good food. I had the cornish burger which was lovely as always and very filling. We went back in a few days...More

Thank alli-g37
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are you open boxing day lunch?
6 December 2016|
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Vanessa C
Hi, I was wondering if you serve the roast dinner throughout the evening and is there a vegetarian option?
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
do you allow dogs please?
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, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
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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