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The Star Inn Restaurant

High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TA, England
+44 1323 870495
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TA, England
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent slow braised pigs cheeks and fish of the day followed some excellent nibbles to produce a well priced first class meal. It was even more impressive as at the same there was a large wedding party in the hotel. Atmosphere created by the wedding...More

Thank caerleonfoodie
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear caerleonfoodie, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of our inn. Our Pigs Cheeks are a great dish, particularly designed for the autumn chills, and proving extremely popular! Weddings are always busy and it can be a delicate juggling act...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We dined here when staying overnight at the end of our fifth (and penultimate) day walking the South Downs Way. It is a classic country pub interior offering a few local real ales, but they serve rather stylish food. I chose the Sussex Smoakie to...More

Thank GrumpsDC
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear GrumpsDC, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our much-loved inn. We are pleased that you enjoyed the food and I will let our chefs know about this - our Sussex Smokie and Salmon are popular dishes and our dedicated...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

If you want a really nice meal and a pint of good ale this is the place. Very reasonably priced and friendly staff. a history of the pub is available to read and well worth a look!

Thank Kiwi_Cath
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear Kiwi_Cath, Thank you very much for your lovely review, and we hope to see you again soon! We are very glad that you enjoyed the pub history! Kind regards, Julie Garvin General Manager

Reviewed 5 October 2017

The restaurant was very old worlde but not terribly cosy. There was only one other couple whilst we were there which perhaps says something. No menu of the day and a fairly limited menu. We were with friends. One of us had fish and chips...More

Thank Barnaby10
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Dear Barnaby10, We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your food and very surprised. Our menu is extensive with many choices, and our food receives constant praise. Lunchtimes are often slow at the moment due to the change of season and is not a reflection...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Fairly quiet bar the Monday evening we were there. Ate in the bar area, and both had very nicely prepared fish n chips. Good beer too.

Thank faganbrother
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear faganbrother, Thank you for your review and it is lovely to know that you enjoyed the fish and chips so much! We do hope that you visit us again soon. Kind regards, Julie Garvin General Manager

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Birthday present, with a bottle of Prosecco waiting in our room. A dog blanket, towel and water bowl also provided and biscuits, this was a lovely touch. Friendly staff and understated luxury. I'd recommend the seafood starter at dinner, the salmon, prawns and mackerel pate...More

Thank Emmy H
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Dear Emmy H, Thank you for your lovely review of our inn and your recent stay with us. Being dog-friendly is of vital importance as we are in the national park with many footpaths and of course the South Downs Way. Our food is prepared...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Star Inn for a pint and a sandwich this afternoon . Was taken aback by the £8.00 a sarnie price tag but thought it must be good! My roast -beef sandwich had the sort of thin pressed roast beef ,industrially cooked to...More

3  Thank howardsharron1
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Dear howardsharron1, I am alarmed at your comments regarding our ham and beef. The Star Inn cooks locally sourced quality ingredients sourced from the surrounding area on principle. Our food is cooked fresh, and we are an award-winning kitchen serving high quality dinners from a...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Greeted by ladies behind bar, offered range of seating, and drinks order taken, good menu with plates to share , we chose seafood sharing platter which was excellent, fresh clean and well presented. offered coffee choices and had good coffees. staff knew their stuff and...More

Thank michaelvb
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Dear michaelvb, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are very pleased that the food, seating arrangements and service were to a high standard, and we will pass your comments on. We do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Julie...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Called in here for a Sunday Lunch as on website It said range of roasts. It was beef only which my husband enjoyed but I don't eat meat so took the ploughmans (not very Sunday lunch like) which was good. Serving meals the waitress practically...More

Thank Elizabeth7
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Dear Elizabeth, We are sorry that you didn't get a roast to suit your requirements; all I can say is that it was probably busy and we provide roasts until they run out, However, I do of course appreciate your disappointment. As for the service...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

The food here was incredible! I had the belly pork which was cooked better than I have ever eaten (in that style) before, not fatty, not chewy but divine and with a deep and rich gravy. My wife fish and chips were excellent too, as...More

Thank DaveWilkins
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Dear David W, Thank you for sending in your review, and we are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed the food, drinks, service and ambience! We work very hard to try and give customer satisfaction, and so glad that you had a memorable experience. We look...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Alfriston
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 870495
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