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The Union Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
20 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
+44 871 951 1000
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“liver” (10 reviews)
“mulled cider” (4 reviews)
“fish pie” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
20 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Out of season visit to get out of the rain. Found it surprisingly authentic with lots of old photographs and wholesome, reasonably priced food. Comfortable old furniture and totally unpretentious. The locals seem to drink there so that probably says everything. Good on yer! Don't...More

Thank Philip A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a nice atmosphere and the food was good value. Unfortunately after starting our meal the pub became too dog friendly.

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Whenever we’re in St Ives, we visit The Union. It’s a great pub for eating, drinking and more importantly, for being dog friendly. They keep a good pint. We love this place. More characteristic than some of the pubs in the harbour

Thank 457selinar
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Found this quintessential Cornish pub on a cold blustery day. Had a lovely meal by a log fire, the dog loved it too.

Thank 351tracyr
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub to hear the band they had booked that night after a phone call before arriving in in St Ives. Felt very welcomed on the phone. The place was full of people of all ages enjoying the rock music. The beer was well...More

Thank FolkTripper
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Great simple pub food, beef stew & dumplings was really tasty, halloumi burger nicely presented etc but very bad taste left after being charged £4.10 EACH for the kids large lemonade and coke-£4.10 EACH!! How the heck can that be justified? The bar man simply...More

Thank chris2732
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We absolutely love this pub and visit every time we are in the area. This time however we had lunch and the fish finger sandwich was just awful. Cheap and not at all cheerful fish fingers and the price did not reflect this. The Rattler...More

Thank Samanjeni
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The welcome is friendly and polite, the food excellent and the atmosphere convivial. Dogs are welcome.

Thank ianpkr
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Right in the heart of St Ives on Fore Street. Great menu choice and good size portions. Fab pub food.

Thank carolem584
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Friendly cosy pub ,that serves really lovely food.We visit every time we are in st Ives,this time was while the music festival was on,whether you call in for a drink or to eat bar staff are friendly and service is great.

Thank Debnmel
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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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