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The Star Bar and Restaurant

55 Clwyd Street, Ruthin LL15 1HH, Wales
+44 1824 702065
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rump steak” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 Clwyd Street, Ruthin LL15 1HH, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Star no longer serves food, but it is still a great place for a drink and a chat, and is very friendly

Thank Merlin_Ruthin
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Brilliant food Lovely staff couldn't fault it... was kinda cold in the bar but other than that it was lovely

Thank Kirsty W
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We bought a Groupon voucher for overnight stay evening meal and breakfast on a Friday night. We were not disappointed after reading Trip Advisor reviews the owner and bar staff very friendly and could not do enough for you. The evening meal was very good...More

1  Thank Everton08
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved staying and eating at this place. The staff were so friendly and attentive. The food was absolutely incredible ( I loved the rump steak) and we had wonderful complementary cocktails that were imaginatively named ( tequila Mockingbird for example). The building is...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Took my better half here for a birthday weekend. Can I just say this place did not disappoint. Staff were superb. The owner has got it just right and the attention to detail (balloon, cake, cocktails etc.) to help make the birthday a little bit...More

Thank CarlosWassell
Reviewed 9 October 2017

very lovely hotel, the owners very friendly and helpful, food delicious especially breakfast. Room very quirky, in need of titivation and some repairs IE: window no lock, hole in ceiling!!! would defiantly recommend this quaint wee place

Thank kazzer6
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Had a Groupon offer for two nights. Room was ok considering it was a 400 year old building, breakfast was great both mornings, dinner was basic but good. The cocktails were a bonus. Would definitely go back.

2  Thank Claire T
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

3 of us went for Sunday lunch. The meal itself was very good and excellent value for money. The only criticism would be the lack of atmosphere. There was only 1 other couple in the restaurant, and by the time we received our food they...More

1  Thank WelshOwl69
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The Star is a small Bistro at the bottom of the hill. We were staying at Ruthin Castle and wanted a quality meal at an affordable price. The castle was on the expensive side, there was a local Wetherspoon which is always cheap and cheerful...More

1  Thank johnnye98
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a short break in May and found the B&B to be great. The rooms are really characteristic of the old Inn, lots of sloping floors and low beams. I did miss the shower in the bathroom but we coped in the lovely...More

2  Thank vickywalmsley
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Kevin B
28 January 2017|
Response from kungfuostrich | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a large public car park nearby, and it's free after 5:30pm
26 January 2017|
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Response from Lisa O | Reviewed this property |
5 minutes max!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Clwyd Street, Ruthin LL15 1HH, Wales (Formerly The Star Bistro)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Ruthin
  • Phone Number: +44 1824 702065
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