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The Star

€€ - €€€, British,
Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
+44 1798 342569
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
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1 - 10 of 422 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food here is indeed excellent but is definitely overpriced - I paid £2 more for Sunday Roast than an equivalent establishment in Forest Hill a week earlier. Many local people also object to automatically being charged service and having to ask for it to...More

Thank mattc24
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Petworth at 1.30pm on a Sunday afternoon as we spotted a rare town centre parking space and were hungry. Asking if a table was available at the obviously busy Star we were warmly welcomed inside. The service was faultless, the roast dinner...More

6  Thank Blodwin56
Reviewed 2 days ago

As I sit here and read some of the ridiculous criticisms of those who were not happy with their experience, I think that everyone needs to get a grip and take note of re-opening something and finding one's ground in an already established pub that...More

2  Thank loobington2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have been here several times before over the last few years but was pleasantly surprised to find the place had been totally refurbished and extended. Lovely warm atmosphere and friendly staff. Glad we booked a table as it was a busy Wednesday lunchtime. Nice to...More

1  Thank Geoff P
Reviewed 4 days ago

The pub has been very well refurbished, is perfectly clean and had a good ambience.. The food: The taramasalata was unlike any we have had before. It was liquid. It ran off the knife so could not be spread on the granary toast - an...More

Thank Annette W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my father in law to the newly refurbished pub for dinner and was pleasantly surprised. Sat in the new conservatory area which is a very pleasant place for dinner. Food was good service was exceptional from the Canadian girl called Phoebe and made the...More

1  Thank Christian A
Antony A, Owner at The Star, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow what a lovely review. Thank you for taking the time and trouble to leave such positive words. We look forward to serving you again very soon. Have a lovely Christmas:)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends were delighted to find that The Star was finally reopening after refurbishment as we had previously had excellent food and great ambience and were the first booking for dinner. However when we arrived were told that the booking had been crossed out.! We...More

4  Thank gu284sx
Antony A, Owner at The Star, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Oh dear what an incorrect version of events. Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave a review but i do have to set the record straight as i personally dealt with you on Friday evening last. As i explained The amazing New Star...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us popped in here for lunch while visiting nearby Petworth House, where their restaurant was closed for the volunteers Christmas lunch. We struck lucky! The Star has undergone a refurbishment and had only recently reopened. The decor is very attractive, creating a modern,...More

4  Thank Gillyhasbean
Antony A, Owner at The Star, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for leaving such a positive lovely review, your words are so kind and very uplifting to all of us here. Following a major refurbishment The Star is amazing. Our passion is amazing food, drink and service at all times. We wish...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped by while passing through Petworth. Excellent beer, food, atmosphere and service. Thoroughly recommended!More

1  Thank Stocky6896
Antony A, Owner at The Star, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for leaving such a positive lovely review, your words are so kind and very uplifting to all of us here. Following a major refurbishment The Star is amazing. Our passion is amazing food, drink and service at all times. We wish...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Star has been subject to a great makeover, not before time and is now a great place to meet in the centre of Petworth. Friendly staff and a good menu, well worth a visit. Decent size dining area as well as a separate bar....More

3  Thank 511lesliea
Antony A, Owner at The Star, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for leaving such a positive lovely review, your words are so kind and very uplifting to all of us here. Following a major refurbishment The Star is amazing. Our passion is amazing food, drink and service at all times. We wish...More

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Can you tell me about parking
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Response from Chelsea_Blue2013 | Reviewed this property |
Best to go on-line and review menu which I know changes daily as they source their ingredients locally according to the season. Always worth a ring and find out what 'specials' they have on the day - ask for Chris or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$47
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Petworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1798 342569
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Description
Centrally located in the heart of Petworth town, The Star is a historic lovely pub, serving amazing food and drink 7 days a week, your home from home where you can relax, unwind and socialise. Run by an award winning team of committed passionate caring individuals we take huge pride in what we serve. Our drinks include award winning draft beers, wonderful wines from across the world, an amazing selection of gins as well as handmade cocktails. All our food is freshly prepared by the best chefs in Petworth, locally sourced where possible using seasonal ingredients and cooked to order. Every week our special menu changes and our a la carte has many firm favourites. We are famous for our Sunday roasts serving the best cuts of meat; beef, lamb, pork and chicken with all the trimmings. Planning a special celebration? A dinner, buffet, hog roast we are at your service. During the week we bring you special events with our live music most Saturdays from 930pm in the bar.
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