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Forest Street, St Ives, England
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The Union Inn
Ranked #49 of 102 St Ives B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Truro, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little pub the food is great and great value for money the staff are friendly and very helpful in winter it is lovely to sit by the fire on the big sofa's children are welcome and there is also a nice child's menu.

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
40 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

would recommend the union inn especially for Sunday lunch of roast beef and all the trimmings which was piping hot - a rarity these days - and service was spot on. The lovely fire is welcoming on a winters day too. Will certainly go back some time.

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We regularly as a family, which they are really family freiindly, pop in to the Union for typically pre and/post dinner drinks and we love the proper pub feel as apposed to a Yates/Weatherspoon type place !! The historic feel really makes this a special place !

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Watchet, Somerset
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128 reviews 128 reviews
24 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

For the last two years on arrival in St Ives we have gone to this pub near to the apartment we rent. I choose the crab sandwich on delicious wholemeal bread with an organic ginger beer. Served by welcoming and friendly staff. Lovely start to our holiday.

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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669 reviews 669 reviews
87 hotel reviews
350 helpful votes 350 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Many year since we have used the pub,it was way back a real spit & sawdust place but now a warm friendly pub serving good food at a decent price. considering it is in one of the best street in the most visited town in Cornwall they really seem to have got it right,go try their beef and ale pie...yum.

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Penrith
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

called in this pub nearly every other night whilst on holiday for 2 weeks, great atmosphere staff very friendly after the first night the staff remember you as if you have been there all your life, had two meals there whilst we stayed and were excellent service was quick, there steak in ale pie is to die for as it... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Visited the pub on the 27th August to watch a live group. The pub was very busy which nade the excellent bar service even more inpressive ! Everyone was served pronptly and in a friendly manner by the two gentlemen working behind the bar ! Nothing was too much trouble for these guys - other establishments could learn from them... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Friendly service, a cosy pub- atmosphere. The quality of the food is average, but the price is good. Children are welcome, there's no special menu for the kids, but the chef is willing to make small changes on the regular menu for them.

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Hampshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We dined in the Union twice during our weeks holiday in St Ives. The portions are plentiful and the food is really nice. I had two Veggie Meals the Mushroom Crumble which was really good then, even better was, the Cauliflower and Leek Macaroni Cheese it was delicious. Hubby had the Steak twice he enjoyed it so much. The prices... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

The Union is a no frills comfortable pub in the centre of St Ives. Friendly attentive staff serve standard pub grub to returning hungry visitors and has built a solid reputation by sticking to what works best ie the menu hasn't changed for years. We like it here, my partner swears by the pie and mash. Yes ok you can... More 

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Address: Forest Street, St Ives, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
The Union Inn St Ives, Cornwall

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