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The Old Star Inn

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££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Church Street | Kilham, Driffield YO25 4RG, England
+44 1262 420619
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 17:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying in nearby Boynton and this pub was recommended. We called in without a booking but no problems finding a table at 5pm on a Thursday. The food was excellent and reasonably priced - portions enormous! Our 3 kids loved the homemade chicken nuggets (massive) and chips and could have shared 2 between 3 of them. Loved the... More 

Thank ktd17
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in Easter Sunday called at 11.30, booked in for a meal at 12. We had our dogs with us, put in a place we could keep the dogs out of the way 👍 We ordered starters and main, the food exceeded our expectations - hot, fresh and excellent portion sizes, veggies fresh and not mushy. Staff attentive and welcoming,... More 

1 Thank Samantha S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called on of chance of a table following recommendation from local B and B. Food certainly lived up to reviews, food allergies dealt with in friendly manner adaptation to menu no problem. Between us we sampled the baked cod, lamb shank, home made steak and ale pie and pigeon breast salad.

Thank 407claren
Driffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lived in the village for over 30 years I never tire of the warm and friendly atmosphere that the pub conveys. Over the past few years the pub has been transformed for the better and now run by a local family who have the interests of the local community at heart. There is a choice of good quality real... More 

1 Thank imorley
Beverley, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in to The Old Star for lunch. Small but perfect country pub, right opposite the church. Well furnished with lots of quirky decorations (old pith helmets hanging from the ceiling) and several rooms, all served from the central bar. Selection of four real ales, changed on a regular basis. Sadly the Theakston's Old Peculier had just gone off, so... More 

1 Thank John W
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great sunday roasts and good value. The puddings where very good too.the service was quick i would definitely go back

1 Thank Kenneth M
Driffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Chilly day lovely warm log burner. Good choices on menu decided to have bacon brie and cranberry baguette very filling served with a nice fresh salad and the best chips I have had in a very long time. Staff very welcoming would certainly go back.

1 Thank fwoodiz
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The reviews do this place justice. A really lovely place for some decent ale, a log fire and a fantastic meal. Friendly staff. Menu includes things like chicken, mushroom & asparagus soup, ham hock terrine, gorgeous rib-eye steak, saddle of venison... Will definitely return.

1 Thank Peter K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Found this pub on trip advisor, and the reviews were spot on. Never had such a large portion at a more than reasonable price! We had gammon, and salmon, both amazing! As others had commented, the home made chipped potatoes were to die for! The staff were very friendly on what was quite a busy night, xmas eve. We have... More 

1 Thank steev999
Sewerby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

would recommend to all very good food to all great menu dog friendly lovely bear garden in the heart of a village setting families welcome fine ales

Thank Merice E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street | Kilham, Driffield YO25 4RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  East Riding of Yorkshire  >  Driffield
  • Phone Number: +44 1262 420619
The Old Star in Kilham is a traditional country pub in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds and the local community. Real Ales and freshly prepared local meals are a mainstay. With 2 log burners and 2 open fires throughout the pub a warm welcome is guaranteed even on the chilliest winter (or summer) evening. A south-facing beer garden means children, dogs and sun-seekers are well catered for. Alternating Wednesdays we hold a quiz night. We are flexable to do take-way too, please just submit your order and we will prepare it for you! For tables of 6+ booking is appreciated as this will allow for better service for you and other diners. The pub is dog friendly, however during eating and peak hours owners are requested to ensure their dogs are under control and out of the dining areas. Looking forward to see you soon!

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