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The Star

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
+44 1798 342569
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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stumbled upon this pub, food amazing, great portions, very tasty, interesting menu, not typical pub grub. Staff very friendly and attentive, great atmosphere. Looking forward to a return visit in 2017.

Thank Linda T
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241 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife had researched all the menus on offer at various pubs in Petworth and settled on The Star. It was a well informed decision. Well trained staff. What a difference that makes to an experience. They certainly have been well trained here and it made for a lovely lunch. The service was engaging without being obtrusive and also efficient.... More 

Thank nw05250
Alton, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit and I was seriously impressed. I'm getting stingy with my 5 stars / circles whatever these days and if The Star repeats today then they will be deserved. Welcome was relaxed and lovely. It feels snug on a winter's day whilst also being clean. Service was great. Best of all though was the food. Stunning cottage pie with... More 

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a family lunch for nine adults and two children on a Sunday lunchtime. I had not been to The Star since it had been refurbished and re-launched and the transformation is really well done. The atmosphere is clean spacious and the staff could not have been more attentive and helpful. The food was excellent most having the roast... More 

Thank Jeremy T
Walton, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by after visiting Petworth House with a one year old and 5 week old baby in tow. Our waitress was amazing and so accommodating, finding us a table out of the way so as not to disturb others. The service and food was great. A little more expensive then usual but the quality of food was excellent. Best... More 

Thank Laurennewcann
Petworth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Friday 11th For dinner. Wonderful menu, very good choice,deliciously cooked, we had guinea fowl, venison and lamb rump, all served with outstanding vegetables. Puddings were special also and different, very good rhubarb crumble. Highly recommended.

Thank deirdre c
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely the best place to eat in Petworth . The food is well priced and always good . The land lord is a real character The decor needs sorting out and it can be difficult getting a table

Thank Rosie20London
Hook, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a pub so much as a restaurant, not really pub grub. Too expensive for the quantity, 2 out of 4 of us went out hungry. £14 for a Ploughmans and still hungry!! My friend had the chicken, which was a very small piece. I think there was a small portion of potatoes under the chicken and cooked lettuce, noticed... More 

Thank Pat C
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Very good, interesting menu and pleasant service. We had lunch. The Star is bigger inside than it looks from the outside and we were made very welcome.

Thank Simon V
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

From the (pleasant) greeting you know this is not a pub you pop into for a pint with your mates. Very much a quality restaurant inside a pub building. Service was friendly, efficient, and attentive - without being intrusive. Good choice on the menu, acceptable prices for this sort of place in this part of the world. And food presentation... More 

Thank john l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$46
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Petworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1798 342569
All dishes Freshly prepared, in In the centre of the historic town of Petworth West Sussex.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?