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“In the town of Titanic fame,The White Star Tavern had to be the place to dine”

The White Star Tavern
Ranked #140 of 952 Restaurants in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 9 - USD 26
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The White Star Tavern, is an award winning bar, restaurant and boutique guest accommodation set in the heart of Southampton's cosmopolitan Oxford Street district, renowned for its high quality restaurants and outstanding culinary diversity.Named after the famous White Star Line, the prominent British shipping company, the building still retains a unique charme and elegance and it is home to a fashionable bar and restaurant.
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Casual atmosphere, simple menu, price acceptable, no more or less than I 'd pay in the States for a similar meal.Walking distance from The Queen Mary 2. Which left us time to wander around the city of Southampton. Would dine there again when we do our next round trip on the Queen.

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Thank kevin o
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White Star S, General Manager at The White Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

hi kevin,
it was lovely to have you dine with us we look forward to see you next time you're in Southampton,
bridget

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

18 of us met at the White Star for a pre-booked dinner reservation where we selected our entrees in advance. Other than half of us sitting behind the long table which made getting in and out a bit challenging, it was great from being seated timely, receiving the foods we confirmed we ordered, and having great service during the meal. Almost everyone said they enjoyed their entree, and my husband said his fish and chips set the bar for all other F&C meals for the next three weeks in England, on board our cruise, & in Scotland. My salmon was equally good. Separating checks took a while, but they worked and got it done. We enjoyed a small lounge area for drinks before dinner where we all gathered. The atmosphere of an "old pub" is nice; there is outside dining if desired; it is in a pub/bar section of the downtown area and was nice for walking.

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Thank cjds
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White Star S, General Manager at The White Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

hi there,
thankyou so much for taking the time to write this review and to find it in the restaurant section! most people can't find this one which is why is why we have such a strange rating in the restaurants we loved having you dine with us and I had great fun with you all. when you're next in town please come and see us again,
bridget

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

I have eaten in White Star a few times. It used to be my fave place to eat but the food has gone a bit to 'posh' for me. The portions seem to get smaller and smaller. Very good tasty food but last time I was still hungry after dinner

Thank Willis162
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White Star S, General Manager at The White Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

hi willis162,
thankyou so much for your 4 star review we really appreciate it here. thankyou for your comments all feedback really helps us get it right and we hope to see you again soon,
bridget

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed overnight here and felt welcome from the first minute. The staff are brilliant and the rooms very nice and very comfortable. Food is well priced and delicious. Absolutely recommend a stay here when in Southampton.

Thank Peter P
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White Star S, General Manager at The White Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi peter,
thankyou so much for your kind words they mean a lot to us here at the white star. come back and see us again very soon,
bridget

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Positive things were lovely clean room nicely decorated in the old historical marker eras part of Southampton . Staff were very friendly and helpful.
The lower rooms have showers and the upper rooms have baths .there is a small stair case to access upstairs which is troublesome if you have any mobility isssues as my partner did.
I was disappointed with breakfast . The quality was great and the service was friendly and they enquirer if we had any allergies when they took our order.
We asked for two full vegetarian English breakfasts ( which were on the menu as sausages mushrooms and tomatoes and beans) to be told they had no sausages so would we like extra mushrooms or tomatoes. So we received 2 mushrooms . We were only the second people down for breakfast .

Thank nessynoo1375
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White Star S, General Manager at The White Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

hi nessynoo1375,
thankyou for your lovely review and I have taken note of the breakfast feedback and will make sure that it doesn't happen again. all feedback helps us to get better so thankyou.
looking forward to seeing you next time you are here in Southampton,
bridget

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