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Star Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, American, New Zealand
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Cape Foulwind Road, Westport, New Zealand
+64 3-789 6923
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London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steak and fries and delicious fresh turbot and fries were really well cooked. Very friendly team here. Decor not inspiring but pool table, dartboard, jukebox and tv all on offer.

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Thank Dorothy S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food could be improved on. I had 'Gourmet Pie' which had obviously been in a warmer many hours as it had dried out and vegetables were frozen and microwaved. Didn't think it was good value for money.

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Thank Graham Y
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying next door at the lovely Omau Settlers Lodge and wanted somewhere quick and easy the night before running the Buller Gorge Marathon. We could not have picked somewhere closer nor better. The staff were wonderfully friendly and welcoming right from the off. As a vegetarian, sometimes in smaller off-the-beaten-track places, it can be difficult in terms of... More 

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Thank Runnergirl418
Greymouth
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123 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been a couple of years since we were here last and I have fond memories. This visit was no exception - just as good as I remember. Even had the same meal - scallops with fries and salad. Cooked beautifully. Super friendly staff and great atmosphere. Looking forward to going back before we have to return home. Can't say better... More 

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Thank Jedsmom
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were stating in a nearby motel and the owner recommended the fish and chips sold here. Beautifully cooked and so fresh!

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Thank 670allen
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best pumpkin soup I have ever eaten. Cook and Wait staff were friendly and attentive. The rest of the food was good and enjoyed the spicy wedges.

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Thank dewey73737
Singapore, Singapore
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312 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Popped in for an early dinner after a cold rainy walk around the lighthouse. Tried a Westport Brewery Pale Ale and a delicious grilled turbot and chips. Generous portion of fish was enough for 2 to share as a light meal. would definitely recommend a meal here if you're in the area.

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Thank wendywelding
Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We were staying at Omau settlers lodge right next door to the tavern. Typical pub food, great service and reasonably priced.

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Thank Anne J
New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Really recommend this place for dinner, great food especially the fish. We were staying at the Settlers lodge next door so it was very handy.

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Thank stephanie459
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We were staying nearby so it was the perfect spot to walk to for a drink in the sunshine in the evening. Great staff, friendly atmosphere and a lovely garden setting for enjoying your wines. Not quite as good as our fav pub spot in Punakaiki but definitely worth a visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American, New Zealand
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cape Foulwind Road, Westport, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +64 3-789 6923

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