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Brackley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Shame, but my wife just doesnt like Dogs.Bitten twice in separate incidents as a child and never taken to them so a little nervous with the harmless looking resident dog wandering around but its still a Dog to her.I personally dont like to see any animals wondering around in a place where you eat or in a restaurant anyway !!...

Thank andrew r
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2015

What a fantastic place to stay!!!! I highly recommend anyone to stay here. The food is great, the beer is awesome (especially Hooky) and the rooms are clean and bright. Paul and Sue are fantastic hosts and nothing seems to be too much trouble. The atmosphere is cosy and inviting. Thanks guys, we will be back.

Thank Paul H
Pudsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Where do I start when writing my review of The Star Inn? What a little treasure it is. Calm, peaceful, relaxed, comfortable and much much more. The hosts are a delightful charming couple and just could not do enough to ensure our comfort. The Inn itself is a museum in it's own right, and (I was told) with it's very...

Thank Jonny-Jeeps
Reviewed 9 September 2015

In a remote country village it was nice to find a cosy little pub,the food was of a good standard particularely liked the fish and chips served with mushy peas served in a tiny Le Creuset pot. The host is rather bohemian looking but was the perfect host

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015

They could not do enough to accommodate us at the Star Inn. Which room would suit you best? An extra bed? An Iron? Sticking around to feed you a little later than we would normally? What time for breakfast? Nothing is too much trouble for this lovely couple running a quaint, quintessentially English, village B&B that doubles as a gorgeous...

Thank dughall
Towcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

My friend and I meet most Friday's for our weekly noggin and natter, to put the world to rights.!! It was my turn to drive and discover somewhere new. Having Googled Sulgrave, as it was approx. 20 mins away, and put in "pub" up came the Star Inn. What a 'Peach', food was out of this world, and the staff...

Thank Philip K
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

The Star Inn is worthy of a visit even if it is just to meet the Hosts. We had a very genuine warm welcome but not over bearing. And if you think the landlord and landlady have character then just wait until you meet Harvey. The amazing Harvey came out to meet us in the car park and he just...

Thank Philip A
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Found this delightful inn on a day out to Sulgrave. What a pleasant surprise! The pub itself is a lovely mix of tradition, nostalgia, quirky and artistic with something of interest in every corner. The landlord was very affable without being ingratiating . He seemed to genuinely like people. as it was a warm day I didn't want loads to...

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Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2015

In a beautiful part of England, the Star Inn was a fantastic find. Everything you imagine from a traditional country Inn, and we were lucky enough to be there on a Wednesday when the menu is priced at £5.00 per head. Look, this is not fine dining - it is however fresh local (and some home grown) "pub grub" that...

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

We have visited this country family pub several times before, every time they have been warm welcoming and have exceptional service with incredible food and drink. Due to this, we chose to have our wedding reception here. This was really the best day of our lives, not just for the occasion, but it was made so easy for us by...

Thank Hid12

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The three hundred year old 'Star Inn' sits in an idyllic village on the borders of South Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire, ideally located for visiting the many attractions available in the heart of England or simply escaping for a peaceful and relaxing weekend in the country. Believed to be the only know pub to be visited by the legendary actor John Wayne whilst on tour of nearby Sulgrave Manor, the ancestral home of the first president of the United States George Washington. On a visit to Sulgrave in 1889 the honourable William Taft, Chief Justice of America said, "Sulgrave is a charming little spot only hidden in the loveliness of its seclusion, with the old Star inn by the roadside a relic of bygone days when comforts were plain and ale was plenty." The Star is where people matter and whether you are staying in one of our comfortable en-suite bedrooms, dining in the oak beamed restaurant or just having a drink you will be made to feel welcome by all the staff who will ensure your time with us is enjoyable. Gillie and Barry welcome friends old and new. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Star Inn

Address: Manor Road, Sulgrave OX17 2SA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire > Sulgrave
Price Range: ₹ 5,636 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Star Hotel Sulgrave
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“3 of 4 rooms have a double and single bed. Plenty of room for familys with 1 or 2 kids”
 of 5 bubbles 310dano, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“This is a pub not hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Chrissy232jones, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All are a bit quirky and old fashioned”
 of 5 bubbles JennyP620, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in an attic room and it was very cosy.”
 of 5 bubbles jamessC4588FY, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We had the family room with a double and twin bed”
 of 5 bubbles V3080ZPsusanw, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
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