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Union Inn Pub

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Watch House Lane, Cowes PO31 7QH, England
01983 293163
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Meals at 50% off Monday evenings - fantastic deal and this didn't mean you had smaller portions!! Can recommend eating here.

Thank natashablaker2016
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our visit. Thank you for the food it was lovely. And the dogs were well looked after. We ordered food and drinks all of which was great. My wife's order was slightly missed but the Manageress couldn't apologise enough and was soooo nice. Thanks again.

Thank Mark H
Reading, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch after getting off the ferry at East Cowes. The food was very well prepared with ample portions and the service was very efficient, albeit the place was not busy at the time. There was a good choice of ales on tap and a decent wine list. The place was also very dog friendly with water... More 

Beverley, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights during Cowes Classic week. Having read previous reviews we asked for one of the larger rooms and were not disappointed with Room number 3. The beer was good whilst a little pricey and the BnB rate fell into the same category. Slightly slow service at breakfast and an undercooked egg meant only 4 stars I'm afraid... More 

Thank Roddy H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed. For. 2. Nights. Great. Stay. The. Room. Very. Clean. And. Tidy. Lovely. Comphy. Bed and. Shower. Breakfast. Very. Good. Great. Choices. Will. Be. Back. To. Stay. Again. Once. Again. Thanks. Very. Much. For. Your. Hospitality.

Thank Melvyn F
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch in July 2015 and were impressed with the food and service then. Came today for a return visit. The seafood platter and UFC large meat platter were excellent and displayed good value for money. The freshness of the smoked mackerel and the trout pate was wonderful. The service was friendly and very efficient; the welcome one... More 

Thank elfgiva
Haslemere, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Having eaten at the Union Inn quite a few times on numerous visits to the IOW, we were really looking forward to our return. We hadn't been back since the refit and were hoping that it was simply an upgrade - maybe a few licks of paint and new flooring, that sort of thing. Sadly, although the pub does look... More 

Thank Claire G
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Lovely real Pub/ Inn (you can even stay here). Always friendly, food is excellent and reasonably priced. Favourite haunt of the RNLI crew when they are not saving peoples lives.

Thank Skip-Pete
Cowes, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

A lovely pub with friendly service, good beers, a selection of bar snacks, good food and, from time to time, good entertainment. Freinds have stayed there and they say the accomodation is also very good. If one wanted an English pub of the year this would be a very strong contender.

Thank David M
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Great food and beer. Mad Monday.... all food 1/2 price. Pub with local character and charm right on the water edge.

Thank Jane B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watch House Lane, Cowes PO31 7QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: 01983 293163

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?