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The Star Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Star, Winscombe BS25 1QE, England
+44 1934 844453
12:00 - 18:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 19:00
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A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I believe this pub/restaurant is under new management.....well all the better I say! Excellent food, customer service & atmosphere.....will def return & recommend to all

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried this fayre & square pub as had never been there before.Myself and my partner were not disappointed and would definately visit again.The food was excellent,well cooked,fresh and hot. The staff were good and plenty of them on duty. The pub is well laid out and decor reminds you of an old large farmhouse with wooden beams on the ceiling,plenty... More 

Thank Neil A
Looe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We called in here on our way home from Bristol Airport. We were a little unsure as we arrived because it didn't look as busy as we would have expected for a carvery on a Sunday. We were very pleasantly surprised though. "A warm welcome" is written above the door and was genuinely delivered by all of the seven or... More 

Thank Kerry N
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here a couple of years ago on the way back from the airport and had a lovely Sunday carvery and today we stopped again. Amazing customer service and great food a real treat well worth the money and will certainly stop when passing next time.

Thank Jeanne C
Bath, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Called in for a carvery on the way to Brean as the Nelson in Churchill do not open on a Tuesday. Got there for 12 noon ordered two drinks and two carveries pleasant server said the carvery would be served in a few minutes 12.20 finally served had a problem with the carrots. Good portions of meat and help yourself... More 

Thank Steven P
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Over the past 5 years i've stopped at most of the pubs on the road to Bristol Airport to have a bite to eat. Some have been pretty good, and some absolutely awful. The Star is a carvery pub, and whilst they do offer other fare, I can't comment on that. There was a choice of 3 meats - beef,... More 

Thank rovercal
Durham, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Came across this place by accident whilst we were looking for somewhere that served food all day. They serve carvery 7 days along side a "pub grub" menu. I was informed that the beef was delicious & the gammon was also very good, turkey was also on offer. There was a good selection of vegetables, roasted parsnips being one of... More 

Thank ChristyB418
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We wondered into The Star late evening on a Saturday, and it was busy, usual entrance "Please wait here to be seated" so we waited, and waited, and waited, as staff on the bar watched us wait, and staff passed us a couple of times. Eventually we were attended to and shown to a table, where our needs were taken... More 

Thank mikel0ker
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This pub is very good but the food is only average.The problem with all day carvery is just that! The food is on display a long time and can be a little dried up if there are not many customers as was the case on the day we visited ( 1pm on a Wednesday ).On the plus side with this... More 

Thank john_wilkins12
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Called in early one Thursday evening on spec. Only people in the pub. Opted for carvery, Two large slices of delicious meat. Even though the food had been standing a while on the carvery counter the meat was still moist and good range of delicious vegetables. Menu looked good. Will definitely return for steaks. Saturday nighttill 8pm is steak night.... More 

Thank Karen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Star, Winscombe BS25 1QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Winscombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1934 844453

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?