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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The White star was very busy when we arrived, which created a nice atmosphere. The only problem was the music (dj) was a bit too loud to speak to each other. Thankfully our table was ready which was quieter. Once seated the waitress gave out the menus (very limited) to then tell us there was lots not on it!! So...

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southampton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very poor ..... took ages to bring out food ..... no waiter checked if food ok ...... plates eventually taken away then 25 minute after wait we still had not been asked if we wanted dessert .... so gave up and went to bar spoke to manager .... won't be returning!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time I have stayed here with work. Very close to our exhibition and the breakfast is amazing. Loved the smashed advacado on toast. You must have 2/3 in there. Always busy when the sun is shining and plenty of choices to drink and eat. Flat at the top is very cute and look forward to staying...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The White Star is in a great location, Oxford Street is a lovely place which isn't too busy with traffic and students but also lively enough to have a good atmosphere. Having read some of the review on here, I wasn't too worried about slow service as I was looking forward to catching up with friends and like a gap...

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Goudhurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived early Saturday and enjoyed a great brunch before heading to university open day. Easy to park outside on street, although time limited. Smart, historic, part of the city. Tables outside to enjoy the sun. Wide range of seating options inside and very characterful. Hotel reception is upstairs and not normally manned - just ask at the bar. Rooms...

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Thank ghvisitors
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had a lovely night out here, with a meal, bed and breakfast. The food, especially the scallops were delicious and the service was attentive. The room was really nice, with a cafetière, and really good shower.

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Eastleigh
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went here early evening for a meal with our son on his birthday. We were met with a very pleasant waitress who immediately asked if we wanted table water. We had their bread & olives to share which was really nice. Main courses were fish & chips & vegetarian vegetable pie. All very good. Chips were a bit salty...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We visited for somewhere different to try for Sunday Lunch, although the Restaurant was quite quiet, we had a fantastic starter, Sunday Lunch & Dessert, pleasant staff, the Chefs here are A* Would defiantely recommend and revisit.

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Competa, Spain
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Whilst there was an issue with hot water, the resolution was more than satisfactory. The manager Martin was excellent, and his team very friendly and professional. The room was stylish, clean, tidy. All you need. The breakfast was lovely. All I all a great stay. Thanks

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Zierikzee, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Super clean hotel , proper rooms and excelent breakfast. Also a good pub with loads of special beer . Really enjoyed my stay Next time when i'm in sheerness i know where to stay 😜prices are oke and on walking distance from the centre and port

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
White Star offers a unique mix in the city centre of Southampton, with an award winning restaurant and rooms and accommodation. Our boutique style rooms have been awarded 5 stars and our restaurant boasts 2 AA Rosettes for food and dining, plus our vibrant and animated bar offers the very best drinks and cocktails. The relaxed and informal ethos sits well amongst the cosmopolitan and colourful Oxford Street location. Food is cooked with care and skill, using fresh locally sourced ingredients to produce classic modern British dishes. Diners can choose to eat in the contemporary restaurant or spacious bar area, or even alfresco in good weather. Style and quality extend upstairs to each of the 13 individually styled luxury guest rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White Star Tavern

Address: 28 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
Price Range: €121 - €156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The White Star Tavern 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Ask for a room away from the street”
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