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The Star Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Newbury Road, Newbury RG20 4SY, England
+44 1635 296241
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (6 reviews)
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
“pate” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Newbury Road, Newbury RG20 4SY, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Popped in here for a late Sunday Lunch. All the tables in the restaurant were taken (you can book these) and only two small tables were available in the bar (I'm not sure you can reserve these). Staff were friendly and the menu contained all...More

Thank Leigh C
General Manager A, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Leigh thank you for the kind review and pacients on Sunday, it was indeed a busy one! We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided at about 6pm we were gunna go for dinner, called up to check if they had availability and the very helpful man in the phone squeezed us in. Arrived and were seated immediately, to start we had the dough sticks sharer which was...More

Thank Dottipants
General Manager A, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Dotti, Thank you for the detailed review! We did have a little trouble with the quality of our cabbage, I.e it looked a little grey and sad on the edges. I ensure you it's not frozen and we had fed the issues back to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Star is in a perfect location for us, it's about 5 minutes from where we live so we just keep coming back, not sure why as it is so hit and miss. Sometimes the food and service is fantastic, other times it's shocking. The...More

Thank katie3131
General Manager A, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Katie thanks for the review! Unfortunately our heating was broken and thus we went through a weeks worth of firewood in just a couple of days. It's all back up and running now and our log supply is plentyful.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The sign up for a free beer offer was an enticement and it worked well. The staff are extremely pleasant , and it's dog friendly , and if you're on the look-out for chewy beef pie and warmed over vegetables then this is just the...More

Thank norman341
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took two and half hours to be served a starter and main - there was only two of us at the table! Had to go to the bar to remind them that we had ordered another round of drinks after 40 minutes of waiting. Waitress...More

2  Thank Pam S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have previously given two good reviews and have been a regular here but after my most recent experience won't be returning. Assuming a change of management has occurred. I was late For my reservation but only because the door was locked over an hour after...More

Thank richardsJ8147EJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for lunch 18/7 with friends as a review to decide if it was to be added to our monthly meal rota. The food was excellent, well cooked and hot. The dessert selection has to be seen to be believed. I anticipated a miniature version...More

Thank NewburyRoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Disappointed - previously sharp service, great food but today none of those things. Service was slow and disinterested, they forgot the starter and forgot the side-order. All in all it felt like we were an inconvenience being there. Veg were served luke warm, food not...More

Thank James417
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Star Inn hoping for a roast dinner. Unfortunately, at 6pm they had run out of all roast options. We still had a great meal, the food was lovely and the service excellent.

Thank Stefanie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to the Star a couple of times on a Sunday evening. Very disappointed that all the Sunday roasts and specials are sold out. I can accept a one of sell out but this seems to be a regular thing. Will not be...More

Thank Suey2112
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newbury Road, Newbury RG20 4SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 296241
Embracing the rural charm of its tranquil, scenic setting, The Star Inn offers a modern twist on traditional country pub dining. As well as offering a beer garden for enjoying summertime dining, the cosy dining room is filled with rustic original features and toasty fires for warming winter dining. Championing favourite British recipes, guests can enjoy evenings devoted to the inn's freshly-baked pies, as well as gourmet roast dinners and seasonal cocktail mixes.
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