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The Star Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Newbury Road, Newbury RG20 4SY, England
+44 1635 296241
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (6 reviews)
“cheesecake” (6 reviews)
“pate” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Newbury Road, Newbury RG20 4SY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came in with a couple of friends on a Thursday evening and was greeted and seated straight away, the staff member who I think might have been a manager (Lee)was friendly and attentive and couldn't do enough to make sure we were enjoying our meals...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 6 days ago

I ordered a blue eye rib steak which was OK if a little tough in places, but my wife had to send her medium rare back as it was well done - so much so that it was actually burnt on the outside. On the...More

Thank Les H
Reviewed 1 week ago

First impressions last, hence we won't be going back, was covered in dust and cobwebs. Still hoping for a good night out we ordered our food and must say the food was alright, waitress was good although overworked. After desserts I think they had forgotton...More

Thank adamsainsbury
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It was quite empty when we arrived for an impromptu lunch. We seated ourselves, had to go to find a menu. The was no one at the bar to take order for quite a few minutes. Food arrived fairly quickly & looked OK but no...More

2  Thank vanessatolson
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We popped in here late in the day on a Sunday. We were still able to order food (around 8pm) and there was a wide range of options on the menu. We enjoyed the sharing platter and had roasts. The food was fabulous! The service...More

Thank Gemma C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Prompt polite service and good food. Lovely surroundings and just all round NICE. We will go back even though we live almost 30 miles away in Bracknell.

Thank Oldbloke1949
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We were greeted by friendly staff , drinks and food arrived very quickly , food was beautiful well cooked and presented and prices were very good

Thank Annie M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We visited this pub for a family get together and I am glad I didn't organise it .This pub/ restaurant seems to have staff issues most weekends. The food is very good when you get it . If you need extra drinks etc, you better...More

Thank Jawaman
General Manager A, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Jawaman, it is disappointing for us to hear that your experience was anything less than great. We appreciate your honest feedback, as we are always looking for ways to improve. Kind regards, Matthew

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous rare steak, having sent back the medium they initially served me. Horribly understaffed tonight, 2 of the 5 waiting staff had called in sick, which showed with wrong orders coming out, and at least one other table sending their food back to the...More

Thank lvmay
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Consistently good pub food with a friendly atmosphere. Child and dog friendly. Lovely eating area outside.

Thank richardsJ8147EJ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newbury Road, Newbury RG20 4SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 296241
Embracing the rural charm of its tranquil, scenic setting, The Star Inn offers a modern twist on traditional country pub dining. As well as offering a beer garden for enjoying summertime dining, the cosy dining room is filled with rustic original features and toasty fires for warming winter dining. Championing favourite British recipes, guests can enjoy evenings devoted to the inn's freshly-baked pies, as well as gourmet roast dinners and seasonal cocktail mixes.
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