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The Star Inn

££ - £££, British,
Hall Road, Wenhaston, Southwold IP19 9HF, England
+44 1502 478240
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sausage mash” (3 reviews)
“venison steak” (3 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Hall Road, Wenhaston, Southwold IP19 9HF, England
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked from the lodge we were staying in the this pub. Quirky inside, and not as big as it looks from the outside ! Really friendly staff (thanks guys). We'd not booked a table and none were free, but the staff said we should be...More

2  Thank Derek C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were driving passed the Star and stopped in for a drink, which then turned into dinner! We were greeted very politely by the staff, and the locals too! Mt husband ordered steak which was a big portion for the price, and I had pork...More

Thank Harriett K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited this pub for the first time with my family, overall our experience was average. However this was not because of the food or service; I had the pork belly, which was delightful and tender, and my wife had the risotto which also was...More

Thank poppet213
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Had a lunchtime drink and an evening meal...busy little country pub...eat some food there,and you will see why so busy..

1  Thank Hillphil65
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here a couple of times now on a walk and made welcome at all times. Food has been of a very good standard without being expensive - beer from places other than Southwold - locals most genial and engaging as are the hosts. (We...More

Thank TrawlerboyFan
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We've been here a few times in the last couple of years and came here for lunch with Australian cousins. We were not dissappointed. Food fresh and lovely. Service good and friendly. Had the best Ploughman's I've had in years. Needless to say Australians loved...More

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My wife and I were taken there to celebrate catching up with two cousins who I had not seen for 50 years. I loved the pub and the food was cracking too. Slow cooked belly pork was delicious as were the potatoes with herbs, onion...More

Thank 66Del100
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

At least 5 beers on tap including Green Jack and a Mauldons Mid Summer Gold both very well kept and very drinkable. Food started with cheesy garlic bread and lots of comments as best we have ever had, it was gorgeous. For main we had...More

Thank 63Arthur
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Stopped off for a pint after a long walk. We had just missed the folk gig so the bar had emptied a little bit. Too early for the evening pizza menu so we decided to eat elsewhere (Sundays from 6pm according to the sign outside)....More

Thank Lizard1989
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Called last week for dinner. We were sat near the bar area, unfortunately the only menu is written on boards around the bar so we were constantly bumped into as other diners were looking at it. This situation wasn't helped by the strange man who...More

1  Thank Trayne37
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27 May 2015|
Response from 50Stella50 | Reviewed this property |
Hi just someone who eats and drinks there ... Hope this isn't too late. .. The owners will do a little starter I'm sure for children.. All you have too do is ask they are very accommodating .. Hope this is helpful and not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:59 - 23:00
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hall Road, Wenhaston, Southwold IP19 9HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold  >  Wenhaston
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 478240
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A traditional country pub that offers a range of real ales and simple home cooked food. Open fires in the winter and a large garden for the summer.
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