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The Star Inn

) #2 of 3 Restaurants in Talybont-on-Usk ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
High Street, Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“star inn” (25 reviews)
“the pub” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
High Street, Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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Reviews (178)
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1 - 10 of 177 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Having taken part in a running event we came here afterwards to refuel. Due to the run we didn't arrive until about 20:30 which is about the time they stop doing food. However, we had booked a table and explained the situation in advance so...More

Thank Jammin70
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I believe that this has rcently changed ownership. The food and beer is good and it is a work in progress, but don't let this put you off!

1  Thank RodMayall
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This year the pub is under new ownership and as locals we are disappointed to say it has only gone downhill. Staff seemed clueless, one of whom was drunk. Freezing cold room (we were not the only people in the pub to comment on this)....More

5  Thank BeaconsFoodie
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have visited Talybont-on-Usk in January/February for the past three years and always had a family catch up meal at the Star Inn. This year the pub is under new ownership and whilst in previous years the food was always good the new owners provide...More

3  Thank Claire R
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Suggest using the entrance from the street as the one from the canal is a little dingy, but once inside, it is clearly where the locals hangout. Staff at the bar were friendly. We went for dinner and they had some nice choices. The lamb...More

Thank lee510
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Local pub serving great food. On main road and parking restricted but well worth the while once inside.

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Been going to The Star Inn on and off for years. It's not changed that much, and I am glad. Okay, it good do with a bit of TLC, but the beer is great. The food is on the pricey side, but it's no frills,...More

Thank WeAllLoveBooze
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We went in, as we had arranged to meet friends there. The rear entrance via the garden, with a view to choosing a table, as we were early, around 12.10pm. Some of the paintwork inside the back door was grubby, and the smell from the...More

Thank 501rayf
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Nice country pub, good welcome, excellent range of beers, canalside garden, could do with a bit of a refurb inside looking a bit tired.

Thank Ianto999
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Cosy and traditional is the way I would describe the Star, like the good old 'locals' used to be. I wouldn't describe it as 'run down', more well used but with lovely old and solid furnishings. If you want to enjoy a good pint near...More

Thank gomms13
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Robbie W
I hear Ian & Anna have left, is the Star still open for business?
17 April 2016|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, it was up for sale last time we were there. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Brecon Beacons National Park  >  Talybont-on-Usk
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