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Star Tavern

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Cape Foulwind Road, Westport, New Zealand
+64 3-789 6923
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“turbot” (16 reviews)
“grilled fish” (4 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Cape Foulwind Road, Westport, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed close by the Star Tavern for 2 nights and had dinner on both occasions here. The meals were good pub food, the service friendly, and the general ambience a pleasure. And the locals added flavour.

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Dined here while staying next door at the Omau settlers lodge. Had the nachos and fish and both were superb! The whole atmosphere is amazing with the fire and jukebox going. The dog is the biggest most friendly I've met and loved our after dinner...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived after a 9 hour journey and the beer and food were just what we needed. Lovely atmosphere and somewhere that serves fresh vegetables! Lovely to talk to Kay and a definite place to go back to.

Thank Janetmevery
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We ate here twice during our stay at Omau Settlers Motel, as it was virtually next door. The pub has a large log fire with a lovely dog and a mean cat (that you may want to avoid) sitting close to the fire. The host...More

Thank Tulip391
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

What a great place awesome food friendly staff😊Just straight up the road from carters beach and well worth the drive

Thank koalabearbrian
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Star Tavern while staying at Omau Settlers Lodge. The owners were very friendly and inviting. We stayed for a few hours and got to chat for a bit and learn about New Zealand and the area. The food and...More

Thank LukeStef
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Aside from the perfectly cooked steak the service must be mentioned. You are made to feel like a valued customer from the moment you walk in the door. Staff introduce themselves, service is quick and easy, the environment warm and cosy. If I'm ever back...More

Thank Luther5
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A bit out of the way and we are told that this is the closest restaurant to Australia! Arrived to a roaring fire and a big friendly masitif dog sleeping in front of it. The dining area was warm and friendly and well patronised. Very...More

2  Thank zardoz07
Reviewed 12 June 2017

MG Car Club Canterbury group enjoyed a great evening dining at the Star. Generous and tasty food, friendly service. Food came out in good time. Fish dishes were very popular.

1  Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Don't be put off by the look of this pub, it is definitely worth a visit. The pub food was amazing, we chose the local turbot and Rig (shark) Both cooked well and tasted amazing. We were lucky enough to pick a night with a...More

1  Thank cassie0505
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cape Foulwind Road, Westport, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +64 3-789 6923
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