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The North Star

) #9 of 17 Restaurants in Welwyn ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
82 Great North Road | Mardley Hill, Welwyn AL6 0TA, England
+44 1438 714005
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
82 Great North Road | Mardley Hill, Welwyn AL6 0TA, England
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a wonderful few hours sat in the garden, eating and drinking on Fathers Day. Ordered a selection of nibbles and mains. Everything was delicious - particularly impressed by how well the burger was cooked. Top class service. Love this pub, the manager and the...More

Thank 88Hollie
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good evening 88Hollie, Thank you for your recent review of the North Star. We work very hard to deliver a fantastic experience and I am glad that you enjoyed yourself. On behalf of all the team, thank you and we look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible food , unwashed salads with insect or snails eggs on them... watery gravy for the roast with 3 uncooked potatoes..... DO NOT EAT HEREMore

Thank Luwisha S
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good evening Luwisha S, I am so sorry that you feel this way. I can assure you that we do wash our salad and we do our very best to avoid such a situation occurring. Unfortunately on this occasion it was missed. It is my...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here a few weeks back with my friends we sat in the garden which was lovely and had a few starters which we loved. Also p9ved the fact that they had a gluten free section. Defo be back.

Thank Catherine R
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning Catherine R, I am very pleased that you love our pub, it means a lot to us. Thank you for taking the time to review us and we look forward to seeing you again soon. James

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very very nice I gave short notice and they still fitted us in meal was lovely staff friendly and service was really good

Thank Jeffrey M
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good evening Jeffrey M, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor, I am glad that you enjoyed your recent visit and look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, James

Reviewed 12 May 2017

We booked in for 14, including 2 children for a post wedding family Sunday lunch. We had great service and above all the food was superb. You really did us proud, thank you.More

Thank joanne f
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Good morning joanne f, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit and that we were able to do our part on this special day. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Really nice restaurant rather than a pub, good food nice atmosphere and had a great refurb lovely garden if you do want to sit outside.

Thank Carl K
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Good evening Carl K, Thank you for your recent review. I am really pleased that you like our refurbishment and enjoyed your recent visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon. James

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Always a pretty relaxed and comfortable feel about this pub. Service is usually good but, unfortunately, this time our complimentary bread arrived after our main course. I decided to have chicken stroganoff which was not entirely as I would have liked. This dish, to my...More

Thank puttingitright
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Good afternoon puttingitright, Thank you for your feedback. I apologise that our Chicken Stroganoff was not up to standard, I have passed on your comments to our head chef, he sends his apologies and he is looking into this. I am glad that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great Place! Love the new decor clean and nice atmosphere! Nice selection on menu and good prices! Friendly and attentive staff! Great for families and couples alike!

1  Thank Charles S
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Good afternoon Charles S, Thank you for reviewing us. I am pleased that you love our new look. We do too! We look forward to seeing you again soon. James

Reviewed 16 April 2017

We have eaten here many times over the past couple of years, it has become our first choice when in the area. Yesterday the choice was tuna for me and a prawn, avocado and bacon salad for my husband, both of which were on the...More

Thank jakegsd
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Good afternoon jakegsd, Thank you so much for your recent review of us. We do our best to ensure that all our guests have a fantastic experience when visiting. As always we look forward to seeing you again soon. James

Reviewed 21 March 2017

It's puzzling that the service and food in McMullens chain pubs varies so much. I had lunch with my wife and another couple and was dismayed that the service was so slow and the staff so disengaged with the customers. The food's OK but nothing...More

2  Thank Derek W
NorthStarWelwyn, General Manager at The North Star, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Good evening Derek W, I am so sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your recent visit. If you would be so kind as to email me northstar.welwyn@McMullens.co.uk I would love to discus some more and get to the bottom of what happened during your...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Great North Road | Mardley Hill, Welwyn AL6 0TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn
  • Phone Number: +44 1438 714005
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy Seriously Relaxed Dining in Welwyn in this great pub that's been part of the McMullen family since 1936.

Dine alfresco when the sun favours or by the fire when it doesn't, share moments in the private dining area or relax in this genteel rural town retreat.

We serve daily changing seasonal specials, hand selected and personally tested (a tough day that was!) Fine wines, craft real ales, ethical coffee and Sunday roasts a speciality!

The team look forward to seeing you soon.

James

Manager
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