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The Union Inn

Forest Street, St Ives, England
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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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good menu with locally caught fish a speciality. Quality of food was good with very generous helpings - it was noticed several patron were unable to finish their meal - unlike me Inhasten to add !!!. Good ambience, friendly staff and free wifi

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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The Hit:- After arriving in St Ives on a Saturday with no restaurant booked we decided to eat in The Union Inn after seeing the two steaks and get a free bottle of wine. Not holding out much hope of it being any better than normal pub food for the money was pleasantly surprise to get two perfectly cooked steaks.... More 

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Horsley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

During a recent holiday in Cornwall we stayed at a nominal 4 star hotel, their rating not mine. Food is an essential part of a good holiday and if you like nouvelle cuisine our hotel was satisfactory, but only just. As a result we decided that some more traditional food would be very welcome and this is just what the... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Put simply,if you want a decent Sunday roast,hot plates and hot food,go here.Plenty on the plate as well,good to see.£8.95. - buy two get a bottle of house white or rose wine thrown in. Go on,try it.(May 2015)

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It's what you would expect, pub grub but not at pub prices expensive for what you get. Although the staff are friendly we didn't think much to the food .... The ribs were huge but full of fat... Good deal however on buy two steaks and get a bottle of wine ..

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Truro, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 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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139 reviews
51 hotel reviews
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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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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 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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149 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 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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795 reviews
89 hotel reviews
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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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