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The Star

Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
+44 1798 342569
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (32 reviews)
“cottage pie” (14 reviews)
“fritters” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here with a group after visiting Petworth House, which is walking distance if you come out of the house entrance. We sat in the conservatory and I had a lovely prawn and smoked salmon salad with garlic bread which was delicious. Very roomy inside,...More

Thank PamC149
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Petworth at 1.30pm on a Sunday afternoon as we spotted a rare town centre parking space and were hungry. Asking if a table was available at the obviously busy Star we were warmly welcomed inside. The service was faultless, the roast dinner...More

6  Thank Blodwin56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a gorgeous breakfast here with my friends. Naomi the waitress was very accommodating and helpful with all the questions we had. Gorgeous food which left our bellies full and our smiles beaming.

Thank dragon_ninja_warrior
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't booked a table for breakfast, as an impromptu visit.. However, we were warmly welcomed by the staff. Very good breakfast menu choice, we opted for a full cooked breakfast each. Arrived at the table very nicely presented and hot - along with nice...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were quite excited when we arrived, as the pub seemed welcoming and we were asked by a lovely waitress if we had booked; I thought it must be good! We ordered fish and chips and kedgeree. My friend said her fish and chips was...More

Thank 30joa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely pub. Newley refurbished Back end of last year. It’s very well laid out. Staff were friendly and the menu looked good. Will definitely return for food but couldn’t stop today.

Thank Liam B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing we found this really quaint pub one afternoon when on holiday and had cake and a coffee we were so impressed we went back in the evening for dinner we were not disappointed the food was outstanding and service excellent good quality food...More

Thank Doreen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite not booking, The Star was able to accommodate 7 of us for breakfast. Our waitress, Naomi, was very friendly and helpful and made sure we were comfortable and well looked after. The menu offered a great range and was reasonably priced. Every member of...More

1  Thank bumblebee1313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, coffee and atmosphere. The recent renovation has worked wonders. Ian and Naomi were great hosts, will definitely be returning!

1  Thank Seb B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a table of 7 we were a complex order but the food came speedily and to a great standard. Our waitress Naomi greeted us with a smile and was extremely helpful and welcoming. Credit must be given to the chef (I believe his name...More

1  Thank Georgia A
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Jon W
17 February 2016|
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Can you tell me about parking
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29 November 2015|
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Sorry never heard of it!!
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Response from Chelsea_Blue2013 | Reviewed this property |
Best to go on-line and review menu which I know changes daily as they source their ingredients locally according to the season. Always worth a ring and find out what 'specials' they have on the day - ask for Chris or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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
  • E-mail
Centrally located in the heart of Petworth town, The Star is a historic lovely pub, serving amazing food and drink 7 days a week, your home from home where you can relax, unwind and socialise. Run by an award winning team of committed passionate caring individuals we take huge pride in what we serve. Our drinks include award winning draft beers, wonderful wines from across the world, an amazing selection of gins as well as handmade cocktails. All our food is freshly prepared by the best chefs in Petworth, locally sourced where possible using seasonal ingredients and cooked to order. Every week our special menu changes and our a la carte has many firm favourites. We are famous for our Sunday roasts serving the best cuts of meat; beef, lamb, pork and chicken with all the trimmings. Planning a special celebration? A dinner, buffet, hog roast we are at your service. During the week we bring you special events with our live music most Saturdays from 930pm in the bar.
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