We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Star Inn

A38 | Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Winscombe BS25 1QE, England
+44 1934 253161
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“turkey” (20 reviews)
“beef” (35 reviews)
“potatoes” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
A38 | Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Winscombe BS25 1QE, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (250)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 250 reviews

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner come here regularly, we heard it had been taken over and were worried about returning, safe to say we were not disappointed. We went on a Sunday afternoon was quiet but the food still lovely and fresh! We will be returning...More

Thank Lacey H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The pub sports a large carpark and outside seating ,beer garden ,it is however on sloping ground .Inside the place is a jumble of different rooms and has two bars with a limited selection of ciders and beers .The place was warm and lit but...More

Thank William T
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

After a disastrous visit to Brewers Fayre at Hartliffe Way, we were driving home and decided to stop at The Star ..... so glad we did the food was Georgous the best roast my partner and I have eaten out in a long while ......More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Called in here lunchtime on Tuesday. large sign outside saying carvery, meals etc. etc. and a 'Warm Welcome'! Half a dozen cars in the car park must have been staff as the pub was empty. Even the barman was surprised to see us but gave...More

1  Thank Richard O
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Terrible meal gone down hill wont be going there again.same veg week after week. Beef not cooked properly. Person serving not in white's had on a dirty teeshirt.

2  Thank Jillydmds
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Not sure what’s going on here but we visited here about a year ago food was lovely as was service. It’s anything but now! No one there when we arrived- and there were 2 parties of 3 left standing around for ages waiting to get...More

1  Thank HazReid
Reviewed 17 October 2017

me and my partner used to come here religiously, loved the atmosphere and the food. The only place we considered a 'decent carvery', usually generous portions of meat but not this time, the thinnest cut of beef given to us. A larger guy served us...More

2  Thank a j
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I was on my way to Bristol airport and rather hungr6so stopped at this pub. I wasn't holding my breath as the CSR park was kinda empty., The menu was reasonable, typical pub and there was a carvery available. The pub is looking a little...More

Thank ilovejelly
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Food was warm, not much taste. Cauliflower and cheese is worth trying. The place is Understaffed. The staff that do exist are very polite. Maybe worth trying once but I doubt I’ll ever return.

2  Thank Joeleo96
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Popped in for carvery, wish we hadn't bothered, meat was dry & looked like it had been there for days, cold veg & way too salty, yorkies are not fresh & also looked a good week old, tough to eat & again too salty, gravy...More

2  Thank Nicki C
Nearby HotelsSee all Winscombe Hotels
Penscot Inn
99 reviews
1.00 km away
Lyncombe Lodge Hotel & Restaurant
310 reviews
1.00 km away
Winston Manor
307 reviews
1.97 km away
Premier Inn Bristol Sidcot (A38) Hotel
627 reviews
2.16 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Wilcox Cider
22 reviews
.48 km away
The Crown Inn
111 reviews
1.36 km away
The Swan Inn
211 reviews
1.15 km away
The Nelson Arms
152 reviews
1.45 km away
Nearby Attractions
Aardvark Endeavours
21 reviews
.83 km away
Mendip Snowsport Centre
97 reviews
1.06 km away
Learn to Cave
35 reviews
2.07 km away
27 reviews
2.32 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Julie T
24 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from joel i | Property representative |
Just bring it in
Paul F
16 August 2017|
Response from travelfan46 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. There is quite large menu I believe.
18 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Neil A | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but it is a fayre & square pub.look up the menu online
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A38 | Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Winscombe BS25 1QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Winscombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1934 253161
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing