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Watch House Lane, Cowes PO31 7QH, England
01983 293163
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Friendly but let down by trainee

went for dinner were pleasantly surprised that a meal deal "mad Monday" was on offer so half price food. I had their famous stake and mushroom pie and wife the fish pie. Food was well cooked but let down by lack of gravy for me and lack of vegetables for wife. The new bar maid managed to muck up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
rogerp761
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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

went for dinner were pleasantly surprised that a meal deal "mad Monday" was on offer so half price food. I had their famous stake and mushroom pie and wife the fish pie. Food was well cooked but let down by lack of gravy for me and lack of vegetables for wife. The new bar maid managed to muck up a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic lunch fresh crab and really friendly staff Holly was exceptional as was the chef and the newly employed bar person If this is the norm I will be back highly recommended

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

I haven't been to the Union for a while. Today, a friend and I had chosen to go somewhere else to eat but it was closed. As we turned around to walk back to the car, we saw a sign outside the union saying "the best roast in town". This reminded me of a roast dinner I had had here... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A very nice traditional pub serving basic good - burgers and pies - but everything very good quality and well cooked. Good service. good ber. Nice atmosphere and good value for money. Worth a visit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

What a shame, lovely staff great little setting but food so bad we left most of it and snuck out. What a waste of £21

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Lovely Cowes, it's a pleasure to walk the pedestrianised streets, searching for a mobile 'phone signal AND somewhere to eat. There are really too many choices from greasy spoon to posh and everything in-between. However, whilst there are nice cafes all over the world, the British Pub is unique - and sometimes only beer will suffice. Our host had already... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My wife and visited The Union Inn tonight (Friday 20th March) at 18.00hrs for something to eat and drink. It was recommended in the Good Beer Guide and so I decided to give it a try. I was rewarded with a very pleasant experience. An island bar dominates a pleasant area set aside for drinkers and diners. The decor is... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Went here for lunch not expecting much but was pleasantly surprised. Food was very good not lots of choice but definitely enough. The staff were friendly and service good.

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

An interesting place in an interesting part of West Cowes, seemed popular and the food looked interesting, but the beer was not at it's best.

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East Cowes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We visited on a Monday evening , and were welcomed by friendly and efficient staff ,Jodie, Mandy and Sophie. The pub was really busy, and this added to the atmosphere, along with the log fire!The menu was compact with a good selection of burgers, and homemade pies. We shared a starter platter which was varied and loads of it !... More 

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Address: Watch House Lane, Cowes PO31 7QH, England
Phone Number: 01983 293163
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes
Cuisine: Sushi, European, Pub

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  • Address: Watch House Lane, Cowes PO31 7QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: 01983 293163

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sushi, European, Pub

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