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The Star Inn

Hall Road, Wenhaston, Southwold IP19 9HF, England
+44 1502 478240
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Opens in 2 min
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hall Road, Wenhaston, Southwold IP19 9HF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

At least 5 beers on tap including Green Jack and a Mauldons Mid Summer Gold both very well kept and very drinkable. Food started with cheesy garlic bread and lots of comments as best we have ever had, it was gorgeous. For main we had...More

Thank 63Arthur
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped off for a pint after a long walk. We had just missed the folk gig so the bar had emptied a little bit. Too early for the evening pizza menu so we decided to eat elsewhere (Sundays from 6pm according to the sign outside)....More

Thank Lizard1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called last week for dinner. We were sat near the bar area, unfortunately the only menu is written on boards around the bar so we were constantly bumped into as other diners were looking at it. This situation wasn't helped by the strange man who...More

1  Thank Trayne37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, great location, great food, great beer festival and most importantly great beer. Revisited in 2017 for the August Bank holiday beer festival and still up to par. Recommended!

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last week I had 3 evening meals at The Star and can't recommend the experience highly enough. The food was excellent but the welcome was classy! Virginia and Carl exude warmth and a lively interest in their customers' well being. They are exceptional hosts and...More

1  Thank Mary C
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The Star is a real pub with high quality ale and foodstuffs and repleat with erudite conversation and bonhomie. Mein host Carl and his most fine partner Virginia are always at the helm. Carl has the wit of a razor blade and an encyclopedic knowledge...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal last night - interesting, tasty food and great choice of beers. Fantastic value as always. We enjoyed the relaxed friendly atmosphere created by landlords Carl and Virginia - real characters who do a great job of welcoming everyone to their pub.

1  Thank annfgross
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Went there 3rd August with family including dog. Staff were friendly and attentive especially to our terrier. Food was excellent as was the beer. No children's menu so if accompanied as we were with two fussy eaters (5 and 7 yrs) they'll have to make...More

1  Thank Cliffest
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We ate here whilst staying at the heathside lodges, being a short walk away it was a great start. We booked and make sure you do because it is very busy and not many tables . It was a little cramped- I understand it's a...More

1  Thank amywelton
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Nice pub, great beer & nice food, all in a loverly location, however.................................! All ruined by the superior, abrupt, sarcastic and rude couple who run the place and are clearly distainful about anyone not considered local (think a boorish version of Basil Fawlty). Those drinkers...More

1  Thank PJ W
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27 May 2015|
Response from 50Stella50 | Reviewed this property |
Hi just someone who eats and drinks there ... Hope this isn't too late. .. The owners will do a little starter I'm sure for children.. All you have too do is ask they are very accommodating .. Hope this is helpful and not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:59 - 23:00
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hall Road, Wenhaston, Southwold IP19 9HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold  >  Wenhaston
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 478240
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A traditional country pub that offers a range of real ales and simple home cooked food. Open fires in the winter and a large garden for the summer.
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