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The Star Inn

££ - £££, British,
Maidstone Road, Matfield, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN12 7JR, England
+44 1892 725458
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (25 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
“roast dinner” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Maidstone Road, Matfield, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN12 7JR, England
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31 - 40 of 130 reviews

Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stopped off at the The Star for lunch as we were passing. This was our first visit and I have to say we were very impressed. Being a bank holiday the menu was a little different from normal but I have to say the...More

Thank vincegould
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Could not fault the attentive service but unfortunately the food was pretty mediocre which was a shame. It's a cute pub and I was looking to trying one of their famous pies but it just wasn't that spectacular and I've had better. The pie was...More

2  Thank Kristie W
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Can I just say a heartfelt thank you for everything you and your team did for our family celebration on Saturday. Catering for 31 people and our chaos, plus late arrivals was no mean feat so well done. In fact you made the whole booking...More

Thank Artcat2013
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were late booking a mother's​ day meal we tried few pubs in the area no luck we phoned the star we got a booking for nine people at 5.30 .All the staff we very friendly and the food was great Will definitely go back...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Visited The Star Inn today as a last minute decision We were greeted warmly by the lady behind the bar and made to feel comfortable straight away We sat in the Snug and ordered a Star Burger (brioche style bun, thick homemade burger) which came...More

Thank Melanie F
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Went to this pub for a Birthday Celebration food was very good with a good choice of Pies(A Speciality). Pies were very tasty and the food not expensive at all. Well recommended

Thank njd12445
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Went to this pub after a nearby dog walk with my husband and son and dog. We got a friendly welcome from the young girl behind the bar. Menu was extensive and a good selection of specials. The pie menu was good. We both went...More

1  Thank Jordan1981London
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Food was freshly cooked and delicious. Very friendly helpful service who made us and the dogs welcome. We shall certainly go again

Thank nigel2017
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The four of us booked at 12 for lunch on the bank holiday Monday after New Year's Day. We were very pleasantly surprised that it was warm, welcoming and very good service. The food was very very good. We all had something different, ranging from...More

Thank Poppy195
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had been out walking around Matfield on a lovely winter’s day and arrived at the Star at one o’clock; we were looking for a beer and some lunch on the Bank Holiday Monday. We asked if we were OK for food and were told...More

5  Thank Sennockian55
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Questions & Answers
8 July 2017|
Response from LeeStJohn | Reviewed this property |
His Angie sorry I'm not local to that area. Just visited during a country walk. It may be worth a visit and asking some of locals. Sometimes these pubs have some of the history framed on the walls. Good luck.
19 March 2017|
Response from john r |
No its not a carvery its all plated up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maidstone Road, Matfield, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN12 7JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Matfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 725458
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