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The Star

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian
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76 Sackville st, | Port Fairy, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot fault the meals at The Star....it's good honest food and you can top up at the hot and cold food bars....you will not go hungry at The Star. The pasta dish was a very enjoyable and more than enough for me. Five of us in the group and everyone enjoyed their meals. The ladies in the group were very... More 

Thank Bill K
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not good. Boring lack lustre food, felt like i was back at boarding school. Great beer garden, food was like a homeless soup kitchen.

Thank John S
Canberra, Australia
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

They were very busy both rooms full and with big groups plus some outdoor seating, they still managed to get kids meals out quickly and our meals within 30 odd minutes. We didn't mind the wait because you can only have so many cooks in the kitchen. Good work star plus your staff were lovely, they even provide a colouring... More 

Thank SchnoopyGirl
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Have been a few times however the service and quality of good this time was well below par. Appreciate being busy period but to wait 1 hour for your kids meals and have another 30 minute wait for your meals to come out either cold, undercooked and have no apologies or service is very poor. Last time we will visit... More 

Thank Brett D
Dromana, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Arrived late into Port Fairy and went to nearest pub. Great meal and service was excellent. Roast of the day was generous and the pasta from the special board very tasty.

Thank suespurnell
Benalla, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Bought the parma and it was massive!!!!! We were given a complementary drink when we presented our "Central Motel" key ring! Staff were pleasant. You certainly get bang for your buck when you have dinner here!

Thank mdsenewton
Geelong, Australia
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you are after a nice (pub) meal and a nice drink at very reasonable prices, this is the place to go in Port Fairy.

Thank Erik W
Shanghai, China
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The service at The Star was appalling. We left twice because the staff either turned us away or ignored us. It was one of the worst service experiences I have encountered in years.

Thank This-fine-day2013
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Was pretty packed with a football club there but environment was friendly. Food was good and even though it was busty bar service was reasonably quick.

Thank bunnerz
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

After reading a review on trip advisor saying this pub had exceptional salt and pepper squid we made a special effort to get there for dinner sunday night having travelled 2 1/2 hours. We ordered at 7.50 and meals finished at 8.00 but we already knew what we were ordering only to be told that they don't have this on... More 

Thank tanyaalt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Australian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Sackville st, | Port Fairy, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Port Fairy
  • Phone Number: 0355681715
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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?