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The Star Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
45 High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9DU, England
+44 1277 356441
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (8 reviews)
“prawns” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Bar, British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
45 High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9DU, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Star Inn
1. Cracking Pub
"Karen and Sophie looked after us very well."
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2. Just Fabulous!
"best selection of gin and the staff actually know how to serve them."
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3. Tapas as good as Spain
"We booked for their Friday Tapas night, the food was fantastic."
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcoming staff, good food-pity its 200 miles away! Six of us for lunch-super choice of food -all looked great ! My vegetable stack was excellent . One of us had a birthday -waitress brought out the cake(supplied by us) and had found blue candles+ plates,...More

Thank liz1910
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 16 May 2018

lovely table by the window away from the bar. waitresses and bar staff very attentive, food excellent a variety of dishes from poached egg, parma ham , soup. steak and ale pies, wing of skate and battered haddock. deserts equally superb, look forward to our...More

1  Thank jmcwwta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the 3rd time we have eaten here and every time the food has been excellent, great quality, and my Lamb rump was delicious as was the calves liver. Vegetables are cooked perfectly and overall the portion sizes are perfect. The service, as always...More

Thank Dawnmeachem
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Went on Friday night tapas what can l say the food was amazing choices were really good the flavours for every dish were so tasty followed by churros to finish fantastic selection of gins to try what really makes this place is the service from...More

Thank Maznel1969
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Popped into the star for quick meal on a weekday evening and was disappointed with the very reduced menu on offer. We have eaten here many times before and always found a few things we liked but we struggled with the very small selection. A...More

Thank flybeLondon_England
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Recently visited the star with friends , this has to be the best pub food about atm . I have never been disappointed with the food or service . This pub has it right , the atmosphere is formal and friendly And live the fact...More

2  Thank Melanie L
Reviewed 14 July 2018

My visit was, sadly, to attend a wake. I was very impressed with the quality and the range of the buffet provided, and with the friendliness and efficiency of the staff.

1  Thank annewebb44
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Went to the star today with my friend , lunch was very nice , staff was very pleasant , we sat in the garden outside and was lovely , recommend this place xxx

1  Thank amyessex123
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Chose the venue because they advertised 'al fesco'dining. Unfortunately, the current smoking laws mean you run the risk of getting smokers outside and the table next to us had a large bunch of drunk, swearing 20-somethings. There were flyers everywhere advertising for a chef and...More

1  Thank RobofPanfelda
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We are regulars to the star. Always relaxed, smallish place with great food & good staff! Need to book if going on a weekend.

1  Thank Cheryl B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Borough of Brentwood  >  Ingatestone
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 356441
  • E-mail
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