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The North Star

€€ - €€€, British,
82 Great North Road | Mardley Hill, Welwyn AL6 0TA, England
+44 1438 714005
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (5 reviews)
“pudding” (8 reviews)
“lasagne” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
82 Great North Road | Mardley Hill, Welwyn AL6 0TA, England
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1 - 10 of 210 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with my brother in law and family just for a quick drink. while here we looked at the menu and decided to have lunch here as well. The food was very good and the service was brilliant, very attentive staff and helpfull as...More

Thank Hammers1973
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the lasagne - it was absolutely Lovely- really full of taste and cheese was plentiful - service was great too.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here a lot and it's usually really nice but when we went last week I ordered the fish pie. It was one of the higher priced dishes on the menu and with no exaggeration at all it was a potato pie with 2...More

Thank Paula C
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Good afternoon Paula C, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. I apologise for the lack fish in your pie and that this error was not resolved in the correct manor at the time. I will be looking in to this for you. If...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

There is no doubt that the food is delicious and care has been taken with the preparation of your meal. Staff are very friendly, polite and quick. My only down comment is that the portion sizes for our meals were quite small. The north Star...More

Thank SteveBalstone
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Good evening SteveBalstone, Thank you for your recent review. I have passed your comments on to our chef and he sends his apologies and will be looking into this. If there is anything else that we can do please contact us on northstar.welwyn@mcmullens.co.uk Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Spoke to a friendly young lady on the phone she confirmed we could eat there even though it was past 9pm. This proved to be a lucky experience for us. My pan fried cod was excellent, everything was good along with the Stonebarn Shiraz and...More

Thank billscorfu22
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Good afternoon billscorfu22, Thank you for your recent review of us here at The North Star. We work very hard to ensure that our guests have a fantastic experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon. James

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Walking in we were greeted with a smile, we were shown a number of tables we could use. We settled and ordered a drink looking at the menus they were very comprehensive, serving all tastes. I had the blade of beef pie, my wife had...More

Thank Otanronic
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Good morning Otanronic, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to The North Star. We work very hard to ensure that all our guests have a fantastic visit and it is really nice to read such a review reflecting that. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

On arrival it took a while to get served but once served the lager was served with chilled glasses which is a nice touch . We had booked a table to eat and found the food to be very good with excellent waitress service. All...More

Thank Dean W
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Good afternoon Dean W, Thank you for your recent review. I am glad that you liked our chilled glasses. They have been well received on a hot day. We look forward to seeing you again soon. James

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Been here many times. Meals are reasonably good. Not too expensive. Nice area outside for good weather.

Thank Tony R
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Good evening Tony R, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor and we are glad that you enjoy your visits. We look forward to seeing you again soon! James

Reviewed 7 August 2017

My friends and I had a meal there to find a nice place. I could not make it out as a pub with food or trying to be a up market restaurant but not making ether. We had young Waiter's that lack in training ....More

Thank tony l
NorthStarWelwyn, Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hello Tony, I am sorry to hear your meal was not of a high standard. I would like to discuss some of these matters further, as I appreciate feedback. Some of these issues are slightly unclear, it would be great if you could contact me...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Went to have Sunday lunch we arrived about 12-10 and shown to a table straight away we ordered drinks which came in fast time ordered food which arrived in good time but I was disappointed with my meal hardly any potatoes or buttered cabbage there...More

Thank Rex W
NorthStarWelwyn, Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Good Afternoon Rex W, I am sorry there was not enough veg for you. We are always happy to bring some more, as you said the offer was there. I was also aware that you were offered more, which you turned down. I did not...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Great North Road | Mardley Hill, Welwyn AL6 0TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn
  • Phone Number: +44 1438 714005
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Description
Enjoy Seriously Relaxed Dining in Welwyn in this great pub that's been part of the McMullen family since 1936. Dine alfresco when the sun favours or by the fire when it doesn't, share moments in the private dining area or relax in this genteel rural town retreat. We serve daily changing seasonal specials, hand selected and personally tested (a tough day that was!) Fine wines, craft real ales, ethical coffee and Sunday roasts a speciality! The team look forward to seeing you soon. James Manager
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