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Star castle

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Garrison, England
+44 1720 422317
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Having been to St Mary's before I knew that being sat outside Star Castle in the evening allows you to see amazing sunsets, so I had decided that I was going to take my girlfriend here for dinner before popping the question. We had a table in the Conservatory which we found just about after going in the entrance of... More 

Thank Stuart E
Cannington, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We recently got married in St Mary's and as there were only 4 of us we didn't book anywhere to have a meal on the evening of our wedding. We looked at several options on the island and decided on the Star Castle dining room, and are so pleased we did.We had the 4 course option for dinner and all... More 

Thank Kym W
Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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329 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Good food, service and facilities in this comfortable hotel in High Town. Breakfast was good, as was our evening meal in the airy and bright conservatory restaurant. Seems very expensive for what is on offer though so offers poor value for money

Thank 342SteveO
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had a wonderful week at the Star Castle. The garden room was delightful, the service was first class and the food was just brilliant. There are 2 restaurants with the Conservatory being mainly fish based, its a wonderful light room dining under the vine. Transport is provided to and from the airport and there is a bespoke daily boat... More 

Thank Vicspires
Newquay, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The food was great, the staff were lovely & very helpful. Made us feel special & nothing was to much trouble. Would like to stay there if we go back to st Mary's.

Thank Marion W
Nottingham England
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We ate in the Dining Room, The menu here is changed daily and is excellent. (Note. The Conservatory Restaurant is also good and has more fish on the menu). The wine list is extensive although it contained no Merlot but when the owners locally produced Pinot Noir is available why would you ask for anything else. The food is superb... More 

Thank Skell_8
Reading UK
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Decided to have lunch immediately on arriving in the Scilly Isles and before going for a walk round the Garrison. Initially went down to the Dungeon Bar but barman suggested eating on the battlements. Had simple Burger and Chips but it was cooked to perfection, beer was also very acceptable. Surprising very tame young thrush and sparrows, but at least... More 

Thank ReadingUKWalkers
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

It's stating the obvious, but this is an old castle. As such, it has castle type features, such as very thick walls, sloping floors and small rooms. We loved it! The owners have cleverly combined and used the castle features without making the mistake of falling into kitsch. The approach through the main gate and along what feels like a... More 

Thank Neathoak
Snarestone, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

The conservatory restaurant at the Star Castle has some amazing fish and seafood choices in a lovely setting with grape vines weaving overhead and views of the night sky.

Thank Deb E
Derby, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Excellent service, excellent food mainly fish based. A true delight on a daily basis! Menus varied daily and food was beautifully presented. Booking recommended!

Thank Karin B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Garrison, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isles of Scilly  >  St Mary's
  • Phone Number: +44 1720 422317

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