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Starling independent beer & coffee house

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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About
Beer & coffee house with 16 draught beers, 20+ gins, 8 fine wines by the glass and great range of interesting soft drinks. We offer an impressive range of hot drinks with loose leaf teas from Brew Tea Co in Manchester and a full range of espresso coffees. Our espresso blend is Under Milk Wood from Dark Woods Coffee and we also have several single origin coffees on guest rotation available in V60 pour over filter. We also grind our decaf coffee to order. We have an extensive brunch menu made with quality ingredients from local suppliers such as Ian Taylor Eggs, Sykes House Farm in Wetherby, Lancasters Bakery in Harrogate and Bellerby's Dairy. Through lunch and into the evening we serve proper
PRICE RANGE
US$3 - US$13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Pizza, Cafe, British
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews brunch pizza hash eggs benedict merguez homemade baked beans sliders halloumi salad fries cakes brownie seating upstairs amazing coffee on tap great lunch a late lunch great atmosphere
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge fans of starling. Great coffee. Excellent pizza. In fact, all of the food is epic. Child friendly. Dog friendly. Ace staff x

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AmyBayley
chiefbrody77, Manager at Starling independent beer & coffee house, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review Amy. Hope to see you in again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for lunch and ordered a Jerk Chicken pizza and a Salami Nduja Chilli pizza with a cheesy garlic bread and "posh fries" Garlic bread was heavenly among the best I have had but the pizzas were soggy (the chicken one from too many...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bunny_King
chiefbrody77, Manager at Starling independent beer & coffee house, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to post a review, and for your feedback. Pleased to hear the service was good and you enjoyed our garlic bread. All our pizzas usually get very good feedback, but we will certainly take your views on board. Food...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I met my husband and 2 small children after finishing work for a quick coffee before heading home. My husband had already ordered drinks for himself and my boys (flat white, small cup of milk and a bottle of mango juice). When I arrived I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Samantha G
SimonM5289, Manager at Starling independent beer & coffee house, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Samantha, It sounds like you've not been charged correctly for the items you had, for which I apologise. If you ever feel like there is a discrepancy with the bill, please feel free to question it at the till when paying. I do hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this cafe for brunch before the pantomime, which started at 12 noon. I had no idea it was so big upstairs and there was a small child area, too. We waited a little while for the food to arrive but that was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 180lynnec
SimonM5289, Manager at Starling independent beer & coffee house, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review, we're really pleased you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a friend were looking forward to having lunch here but were very dissatisfied with the staff we left !! We didn’t even get served!!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Culture134815
SimonM5289, Owner at Starling independent beer & coffee house, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Firstly, sincere apologies for the lack of service you received, we endeavour to provide a first class customer service experience. Unfortunately sometimes we can miss customers if it is very busy, and also if we are short staffed due to illness etc.. Though these...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bit of a wait because so busy but well worth it. Really great place for vegetarian and gluten free. I had the hash which was quite superb! Nice friendly staff and good music too!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PaulCFCW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking of a venue for our Son's 21st birthday close to Christmas, and the Starling came out the top. The staff had arrange the excellent space for us in the 'Barn', supplied music, and an excellent pizza buffet- that included Vegan pizza too!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank MrVeganCakes
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Having read other reviews, the greatest frustration appears to be speed (or lack of it) service. For me it's simple, the food and drink is really good and the ambience laid back. For sure service could be quicker, but if you wan't that then go...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TonyLee11
Reviewed 10 December 2018

This is my 2nd visit and I was disappointed with the food which took about 45 mins to arrive, and when it did it left me a bit underwhelmed, I ordered the sweet potato and chorizo hash, i don't know whether its because I'm a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Heyiyzgabes
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Fantastic brunch at starling on Friday morning. We had the eggs Benedict sliders and eggs royal and they were served beautifully! Great attentive staff, clean and modern - this is definitely worth visiting!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Victoria00000000
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158emilyt
11 August 2018|
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Response from SimonM5289 | Property representative |
Always advisable just in case we are busy or have private function bookings on
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Sam H
29 July 2018|
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Yes we do in our ground floor bar area, but not upstairs. Thanks
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