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The Star Inn

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

Location and contact

The Star Inn Bentley Freehouse, Farnham, Surrey & Hampshire - Good, home-made pub food, real ales & great wines in a tranquil setting.
US$6 - US$21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited 3 times lately for lunch after a country walk. Great ambiance, good food and service. Exactly what you want from a country pub.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HangTime1916
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent meal, good choice, generous portions of very good quality food, well served. A most enjoyable evening, highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 13 December 2018

We travelled over 100 hundred miles to join family for a pre Christmas get together at The Star after enjoying a very enjoyable meal in the Summer there. Once again you delivered a very tasty and flawless Sunday lunch which the 5 of us all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lostlimb
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Met friends here for a lunch as a halfway house for both of us. I cannot praise the Star enough, food excellent service very friendly, and very reasonably priced. We will definitely meet our friends there again

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank M1053OWlizk
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Visited The Star for the first time for lunch with friends. Had not been before but chose it as it was exactly half way between us and our friends. Always a bit risky but the menu looked good on their website so we took a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brianm37
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

It was great to find a traditional British pub,lots of locals enjoying a drink and friendly welcoming staff.We arrived for an early dinner and enjoyed the atmosphere and comfort of an open fire,the food was delicious and reasonably priced.We will return to this lovely pub.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gilesLondon
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

A big big thanks to Ed and all the staff at the Star for hosting my wife Wendy’s 60th birthday party. They provided a super venue and buffet for 80 guests. A party that we will remember for a long time!! 👍

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Martin F
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I was a guest at The Star for four consecutive weeks and have no complaints. The Star is a hidden gem and does not disappoint! Ed, Becs and the team are amazing. They cater for 'everyone' and the welcome is superb. One of my highlights...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gjack2016
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Bentley is a fabulous village, and the Star Inn a great village pub. First time there but made to feel welcome by the staff and we all enjoyed honest home cooked food with to pretentious nonsense ! The starters were wonderful, the roasts perfect (...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MartinB848
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This was our second visit, and enjoyed the food so much, we decided to take our American friend their when she was visiting Alton. We booked for 7pm on Wednesday 3 October, steak night. There were 4 of us in our party and the quality...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kolimpia
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Rosemary A
6 June 2018|
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Response from rebeccasO3191DB | Property representative |
Hi Rosemary, apologies we have only just seen this. We definitely recommend booking for Sunday lunch as it’s usually very busy. Please call if you’d like to book. Many thanks The Star Team
15 March 2017|
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Response from rebeccasO3191DB | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we are still very dog friendly but no dogs in the restaurant and dogs on leads please. Look forward to seeing you soon. Ed, Becs and The Star team
8 December 2016|
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Response from Charles P | Property representative |
Hello, yes we allow dogs in the bar area we simply ask they do not wander into the restaurant.
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