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2 Howard Street, Glossop SK13 7DD, England
+44 1457 853072
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Pub in Glossop in my opinion. It's a proper Pub with all the real Ale you'd want (and other drinks).

Thank ath18
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90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice to find a pub that concentrates on good beers without frills, no TV or load music, just packed with drinkers enjoying their ale, of which there is a very good choice. So if you want to find a real old fashioned drinking establishment selling great beer at a reasonable price then the Star won't disappoint you.

Thank Jeff W
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Not many old fashioned pubs left, this one could be great if it was cleaned up! The choice and quality of beer was good, but the place is smelly and in poor condition

Thank Jerry K
Paul H, Owner at The Star, responded to this review

Valued customer ,we at THE STAR INN are very sorry to hear you were not happy with your visit to us. We pride ourselves on our knowledgeable staff and the quality and range of our beer. We consistently gain 100% accreditation from Cask Mark. As you point out our establishment is in need of some TLC but as it is... More 

Staines, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

As pubs were, but with the difference of wonderful craft ales rotated at dizzying speeds. No TVs or music, just people talking to each other over beer that's as wonderfully kept as it was cheap. Go there before the chains move in to 'improve' it.

Thank wendovernhw
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

lovely small pub, so hand for a quick pint before a train home. Very traditional with a good choice of real ales. This and the globe further down the high street are probably best for atmosphere. Just needs a few quid spending on deco and the men's toilets a bit stinky, but, that's the atmosphere that brings me back to... More 

Thank Marcus W
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Nice traditional style pub with good atmosphere and helpful bar staff. Real cider/ales and knowledgeable bar staff. Cosy worth visit

Thank Jaydigriz
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This pub is Old School....it's like going back in time inside which is a good thing. Its got loads of character. The Landlord and staff really know there stuff and rotate the beer choice so there's always something new to try! Ideal for a quite pint and a chat with friends.

Thank martindeakin
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Nice friendly...unspoilt pub ...with real ale..n a no fuss atmospher ..perfect for those wishing to have a quite beer..read a book..or just talk...yes talk..not on mobiles ...enjoyed..😆

Thank Dave A
Glossop, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Fair range of good ales, well kept. Lively crowd of customers, many thirty-somethings. Distinct shortage of grumpy gits hogging bar stools. Quiet back room with interesting photos and posters.

Thank Kropotkin46
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Lovely real authentic pub, no tvs or music blasting loudly, lovely friendly staff and perfect Guinness!

Thank PHeaphy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Pub, British
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Howard Street, Glossop SK13 7DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Glossop
  • Phone Number: +44 1457 853072
8th consecutive year in CAMRA Good Beer Guide. Ever changing range of cask conditioned real ales available.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?