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The Star and Garter

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113 Wellington Street, Thame OX9 3BW, England
+44 1844 215456
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the Star and Garter. Without doubt the best curry restaurant in Thame. Notable dishes Karai Kebab Khyberi, comes with only a little heat but you can ask for a bit more! Then Chicken Tikka Jalfrezi. Great service, good value and always a rose for the ladies. What more do you need.

1 Thank StevenWBrown
High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my son here for dinner. Although it was early there were a few people already there. The waiter, who failed to smile the whole time we were there, showed us to a table. We ordered some papadums and a main course each, to which the waiter, a different one who also failed to smile, said "is that it!?".... More 

Thank Andrew_J_Craig
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Consistently tasty food whether you're eating in or taking away, staff are always friendly and accommodating.

1 Thank Rachel H
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Family take away on a very busy Friday evening but very disappointed with quality of food recently. We've had take out food many times from here and it was, at one point, the best in Thame. Sadly this has been on a steady decline over recent months. Food was greasy, not hot enough (temperature not spice), chicken was dry and... More 

Thank Edwards-Morgan
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had dinner on Friday evening at the star and Garter and, knowing it was busy, arrived early at 7pm. There was a huge party occupying most of one half and the other tables were all occupied - just one table left for us! There were also an endless stream of take-away customers coming through: it's amazing how the staff... More 

Thank Doug-Kennedy
Thame, Oxon
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Star & Garter is the best place for a curry in Thame. There are many great tasting dishes to choose from, Keep it up!

Thank malcyq
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I visited when this place first opened and really enjoyed the food and the somewhat Fawlty Towerish service. My recent visit found the food still very tasty and of good value and I'm glad to say there is still a mild Fawlty feel to the place.

1 Thank Margaret T
Aylesbury, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We visited to celebrate a birthday as part of a large group. The staff were friendly and helpful, however, service was a little slow, for example we had to ask twice for a jug of tap water and waited around 10 minutes for it, despite the restaurant being fairly quiet. When the cutlery arrived it was (literally!) thrown down on... More 

Thank Archie M
Congleton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I was recommended to try this place and was not disappointed! Nice surroundings, attentive staff and some of the best food I have eaten for a while. It's just a shame I don't get to Thame very often!

1 Thank ChrisHunt1957
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Have had a few meals here and have never been disappointed, the staff are always courteous and polite and once ordered the food always arrives quickly and is always very well cooked and is of a high quality.

Thank Martin F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Balti, Asian, Eastern European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Wellington Street, Thame OX9 3BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Thame
  • Phone Number: +44 1844 215456

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