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The Star Inn

) #54 of 144 Restaurants in Newbury ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Newbury Road, Newbury RG20 4SY, England
+44 1635 296241
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“cheesecake” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
“pate” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Newbury Road, Newbury RG20 4SY, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've been here before and enjoyed it. But tonight I was very dissapointed. Ordered homemade chicken pie. When it arrived first impression was wow. The pie was 3 inches high. But when I opened it, a few bits of chicken at the bottom and next...More

Thank Pat T
Reviewed 6 days ago

It’s a welcome stop on a long journey. Visible from afar, but the car park entrance is easy to miss. Have been here several times to eat and have a drink. It’s a smart place and the staff are very friendly and inviting. The food...More

Thank Edward D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really lovely setting - nice interior - lovely friendly staff - Great food - just a last minute family lunch idea - will go back

Thank Missy73_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a table for 2 here for my wife's Birthday on a Sunday. I was hoping to have a nice roast dinner and I have to say I wasn't disappointed. Didn't have to wait long for the food to arrive, presentation was very good...More

Thank BerksTerry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived as a group of 16 of all ages and had a great time. Food was typical pub fayre but seemed to be cooked well. Service was OK and all the group seemed to have a good time. Bill was reasonable for the numbers. Very...More

Thank Biffo4444
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch with a little toddler. Sat outside with our little puppy and had a kick around with a toddler. Food was very good and excellent value for money. Adults had the steak sandwich with fries which was delicious and the toddler had...More

Thank TravelmanBasingstoke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we hadn't been to the Star for a while and I suggested we give it a go we ordered from the steak menu £21 and above for 3 courses good value you would like to think? We both had the pate to start lovely...More

Thank June B
General Manager A, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi June thank you for the review. Yes we found on Saturday night that we had quite a few steaks which were of a poor quality. We have fed this back to our supplier as we think it was a bad batch. Thanks again for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped for a meal late afternoon. Pub not at all buy, seated quickly and there we sat. Eventually we managed to attract a waitress's attention and gave our order. Husband had the Pork Belly Roast and I ordered the Steak and...More

Thank rockchick52
General Manager A, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, thanks for leaving us some feedback. I'm sorry that our food wasn't up to scratch and even worse that you didn't get a checkback, I will speak with the team as these are key to allow us to resolve any issues with the food...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in for Sunday lunch,this was our first visit to this establisment, and as it transpired it will definitely be our last. first they had run out of the drink my child wanted. after we ordered the waitress came back to say they had...More

Thank fwbb
General Manager A, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for the feedback. Our pork is and is described on the menu as 'cured pork' which is why you may have found it salty, that's normal with cured meat. As for the beef, we cook it to a medium rare to cater...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

About an hour passed before food was seen. Everything took forever, waiting to be seated, drinks order. In fact demanded to order food before the waitress left again. Many items unavailable drink and food wise. Generally underwhelmed.More

Thank Charlotte A
General Manager A, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Charlotte thanks for the review. We were short of team by two that day due to factors beyond our control which did cause extra waiting times than normal and for our team to be over stretched during peak times but as I was in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 29
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newbury Road, Newbury RG20 4SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 296241
Embracing the rural charm of its tranquil, scenic setting, The Star Inn offers a modern twist on traditional country pub dining. As well as offering a beer garden for enjoying summertime dining, the cosy dining room is filled with rustic original features and toasty fires for warming winter dining. Championing favourite British recipes, guests can enjoy evenings devoted to the inn's freshly-baked pies, as well as gourmet roast dinners and seasonal cocktail mixes.
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