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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolute amazing . The only downside was its a bit over priced for what you get . Ive been to my fair share of fine dining and have run my share of fine dining restaurants however if they either upped the quality and charged what they do . 18.50 for a pork belly standard mash and extra for a few...

Thank Tattoojeff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Ox Cheek starter I had was absolutely amazing! No one else on our table of 14 ordered it and it got me wondering if people overlook a starter that sounds like this on paper.....just a thought..... but as soon as I saw that it was slow cooked for 5 hours I knew it would be special! The amount of...

Thank Jo L
Melksham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with friends, was a fab weekend, the staff were so welcoming and the room we had was perfect for what we paid! The safe in our room broke and we had all our Christmas shopping money in there, wasn't retrieved for 6 hours! The staff were sorry and offered us a round of drinks and discount on the...

Thank CBailey0412
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Pretty standard, what you'd expect for staying at a pub. Bed had a dip in it so I was pretty much forced to sleep on one side and felt like I was falling or leaning into my girlfriend. You can easily hear guests in the corridor and at one point a door slammed so loudly it felt like it was...

Thank Sean L
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My business partner and I like to go out and treat ourselves to a nice Xmas lunch before Xmas. We decided to give it a go at the white star as love the feel of the place. We were required to book in advance the day before and choose our food. When we arrived we were the only guest in...

Thank Portmoor
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I visited here for an office Christmas lunch. Despite knowing that c50 people would appear for lunch it didn't seem to occur to them to put on extra bar staff so service was initially slow. However, once we sat for food, all was forgotten. The food was spectacular. Smoked haddock starter was particularly delicious. Christmas pudding was exactly the right...

Thank Adventuresoftheanon
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Bit of a strange one this. Reviews led me to expect more somehow. The rooms themselves were nice, no issues at all, bar that we were there during a very warm spell and the rooms had no central heating. If that sounds a tad precious, let me add that this was the hottest hotel room I've been in ever. Even...

Thank oatsy
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We have just returned from a two night stay and had very little sleep and paid a handsome rate for the privilege. We knew we had booked to stay above a pub in a popular area and expected a certain amount of external, uncontrollable noise. What we didn't realise that it was rooms directly above a busy bar with a...

Thank Leigh S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We came to Southampton for Christmas Shopping which was good but unfortunately the White Star Tavern was not as good. The rooms and decor are nice although a little small. The main problem we found was it is very busy and very noisy. We stayed on a Saturday night and the bar was packed, the street outside noisy and the...

Thank Steve P
Presteigne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Myself and friends visited the White Star on Saturday evening for a meal. We had the limoncello prosecco cocktails when we arrived and they were incredible! We were seated in the restaurant area which was extremely loud due to the bar being packed full because of the football. Appreciate it's not normally this busy, however it did take away the...

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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: €122 - €158 (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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“Whole place is quite noisy”
 of 5 bubbles SteveP314, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 4”
 of 5 bubbles P4482BAjenniferm, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Worth paying for a premium room”
 of 5 bubbles 988MikeG988, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay”
 of 5 bubbles richardwg2014, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Ranger room, facing the back, very quiet, not sure if rooms facing street are so quiet”
 of 5 bubbles stormwatcher, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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