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The Star Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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11 Church Road, Rainford, St Helens WA11 8PX, England
+44 1744 882639
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Rainford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

booked for new year set meal expected to pay a premium no detailed description of main courses , steak & mash potato £45 per head rip off

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Thank PETERANTONY123
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a pint and a lunchtime meal. The cask ales are always excellent here. Had the squid starter and Lancashire hotpot, great wholesome food and good service.

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Thank Kevin M
Haydock
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say about this place apart from always fabulous we have never had a bad experience or meal here from the minute the really friendly landlady brings the menu over to the time that you leave all of the staff are really friendly and always make a fuss over my little granddaughter nothing is too much trouble my... More 

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Thank Carole K
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123 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the most exciting menu but good quality home food. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff and well priced. My parents love it!

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Thank Paul L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cracking little pub with great resaurant lovely food nice friendly atmosphere definitely be going back.

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Thank Gerard1960
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family's& friends a couple of days after xmas. Busy but not chokka. We all had starters from the menu, most of us had main meals from the specials board. None of our party could fault any of the food. Staff were very polite and attentive, the price was acceptable for the quality and quantity we had eaten. Would... More 

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Thank David W
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very pleasant venue with attentive staff. Thiswas a meet up of childhood friends after years scattered around the globe. As there was 12 of use and there being special Christmas entertainment, we were asked to pre book our meal. The menu was just a flimsy sheet of A4, not very proposing and didn't raise my expectations. How wrong was... More 

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1 Thank Anne M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This must be one of the best pubs in the area. The food is excellent and realistically priced and the staff attentive and very pleasant.

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2 Thank Hilary S
Merseyside
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We have used the Star Inn on a regular basis and always found it excellent, this was the first time we had booked a Christmas Dinner menu there. The whole experience was great, we found the staff excellent, the bar area for a drink beforehand was superb with a great selection of real ales, we were shown to our table... More 

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1 Thank BonzoMerseyside
WIGAN
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

excellent food wine service excellent would definetly recommend ambience cosy and friendly meal on time

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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, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Church Road, Rainford, St Helens WA11 8PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  St Helens  >  Rainford
  • Phone Number: +44 1744 882639

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