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The Star Inn

The Street, Lidgate CB8 9PP, England
+44 1638 500275
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“paella” (21 reviews)
“roast beef” (5 reviews)
“ciabatta” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Street, Lidgate CB8 9PP, England
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We've eaten at the Star many times but never for Sunday lunch. I don't usually have a roast if we're out on a Sunday as I usually end up disappointed. However, the roast beef I had was lovely with a fabulous Yorkshire pudding, great roast...More

Thank Nic0la_Pea
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Went here for supper last night. Very friendly. The food was DELICIOUS and the lady there was so nice (wish had asked her name) we asked about a cab and she said it would be so expensive so she actually took us back in 2...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

The Star Inn is in the pretty village of Lidgate. It is a community pub so is not open all day every day so check before you set off. We stopped for lunch and enjoyed a delightful crayfish salad and some cider in front of...More

Thank Irene H
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A very friendly reception greeted us when we nipped out for a spur of the moment supper. Delighted with our steak and ale pie,very good quality ingredients,well cooked and presented.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 23 December 2016

very disappointing Christmas meal no crackers on table as was told would be, had to ask for them, vegetables were hard and burnt, Yorkshire pud cold, one pudding was not as requested, starter was not nice prawns were tasteless, over charged on drinks by £35.00,...More

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We went here on Friday for the Jazz night. The food and service were 2nd to non. The band, Jazz Incorporated, were at their best. The atmosphere was outstanding, the audience were up dancing on the tables and chairs. FAB-U-LAS.

Thank Stew M
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We had a really nice Sunday lunch here today , we both had the local beef , and the apple & rhubarb crumble was delicious Well recommended

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This is in response to hackneypetes 1 star review. We are the family this review was talking about, and as you rightly said we have every right as a family to take our children out for a meal, and how dare you state our children...More

3  Thank LBLK64
Reviewed 10 November 2016

we went to the star to try their fish & chips special offer night', i can honestly say we have never had better. we got to the star early, about 6.15, to find a happy group of locals enjoying a chat and probably more than...More

Thank izzgemm
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Star was one of our favourite pubs, and we have fond memories of a warm welcome, delicious Spanish food, good beer and, if you asked for the specials list, some spectacular wines. We came here many times. We'd heard that The Star no longer...More

2  Thank Hackneypete
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Lidgate CB8 9PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Lidgate
  • Phone Number: +44 1638 500275
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