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All 49 Cowes Restaurants

Union Inn Pub

Watch House Lane, Cowes PO31 7QH, England
01983 293163
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We were in Cowes today (13/1/2015) it was cold and very wet. We fell into The Union Inn. The open fire blazing with crackling logs. Ordered a pint of Leffe and settled in front of the fire..... Toasty but unfortunately there was no food Kitchens closed for essential work. :-( But the pub is lovely Quirky and shabby chic. Lots... More 

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Emsworth
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Popped into the Union on New Years eve with a group of friends. Bought a round of drinks and had one mouthful before visiting the dance floor. Returned to our table after a couple of minutes to find out round had been cleared away. Management refused to replace our round that had not been drunk. Poor show! - happy new... More 

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Pinehurst, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had just arrived in Southhampton after a transatlantic cruise. We stumbled on this pub which had a great menu. The soup was awesome and lots of vegetarian choices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My girlfriend and I popped into this great old pub for a drink or two. The staff have always been attentive and treat you like an old friend. We decided to try out the Pork belly on the specials...... Wow!! It was perfect! It came with mustard mash, creamy leeks and black pudding (optional). Unfortunately we were so stuffed we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Took the family (4 kids plus granny) - we always come here when on hols in Cowes because the food is really good for pub grub - it's not your usual chicken nuggets and chips style, it's proper home made pies, 'gourmet' burgers, and an always interesting list of specials. Good puddings too, we went for the full works. And... More 

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Olivia A, Owner at Union Inn Pub, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed our menu. We have tried really hard this summer to concentrate on fresh local produce to make our homemade burgers and proper pies! We also put hours into ensuring our beer is the best in town! Keep an eye on our website or facebook for... More 

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

An excellent pub of character with a good range of beers and an interesting, value for money menu. The menu had a large range of pies, some of which I have never heard of. I guess I will have to go back and try some more.

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Winchester
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32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Had lunch with a couple a few months ago where the bouillabaisse from the specials board and it was great vfm.. So when back over on the island we decided to pop in for a snack. The time we just tried a 'mix your own' platter.. Basically you pick 4 starters from a choice of approx. 10 for £10. The... More 

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Windsor, Berkshire
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96 reviews 96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I had seen the Union pub on TV's 'Four in a Bed', a programme about B & Bs. So we went there for a drink as we were interested to see what it was like. How disappointing, it was very quiet with no atmosphere. The girl behind the bar was totally disinterested in the customers and disappeared every time there... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

We went to this pub as a group of 8, we ordered a meal each, looking forward to some reasonably priced "Pub grub", 45 mins later I went to ask where the food was? An see how much longer it was likely to take, the pub wasn't that busy and it seemed rather a long time to wait. The bar... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Visited Isle of Wight as part of Cowes week. Had lunch in this pub's restaurant. Plenty of tables extending right through. Menu selection and 'specials' available. Chose their seafood platter and it was excellent. Smoked salmon, mackerel, 1/2 pint of prawns, bread rolls, salad leaves all on a wooden platter. The service was warm, friendly and efficient. Be sure to... 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: European

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