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The Star

££ - £££, British,
Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
+44 1798 368114
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (34 reviews)
“fritters” (8 reviews)
“ham” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
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1 - 10 of 483 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The Star has now re-opened under new management. On entering we were met and greeted by very friendly and courteous staff. Our meal was delightful freshly cooked and beautifully presented, during our meal we were asked if everything was to our satisfaction which it was....More

2  Thank Cloughmore
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

It’s totally shut up. No sign of life in the place for over 2 weeks.. no sign to say why it’s closed or when it will open. What could have gone so wrong here ?

17  Thank Richardvdn
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Nice atmosphere with friendly staff. Stopped off for some light refreshments on a Saturday afternoon after browsing the shops in Petworth. felt relaxed and welcome.

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We have been to this pub a couple of times before mid week and had lovely food. But Sunday luck to day was very disappointing. Prawn starter which menu advertised with crusty bread came with toasted stale brioche that was burnt. The rams lamb was...More

3  Thank Hannah5880
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Went to the Star for lunch today to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We haven’t been here for over a year, but we have had some lovely food here in the past. We found a very limited menu which was not particularly exciting and once having...More

2  Thank FogeybusN
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch and sat outside watching the world go by in the middle of ancient, beautiful Petworth. Inside was nice and there is a courtyard too. Decent wine. Good pub grub: we had Homemade Fishfinger sandwich and a veggie option, both nice £20...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We were on the way home to London when we decided to stop for a bit in Petworth to look around as on tbe way to Bognor Regis we went through it and looked lovely little town. We had a nice walk around the center...More

Thank noemig650
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Nice little local pub. Nice seating outside. Wine was a bit pricey £9 For a large Pinot but guessing it's relative to the local residents. But as a visitor and in comparison to my area greater London we found it pricey 're the wine.

1  Thank Elskip
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Dreadfully managed and turned out to be an unorganised mess. Waited a long time for food and when it arrived it was sub par. The gents toilets had an awful smell which put us off of our food. One of the managers was unreciprocating and...More

5  Thank StevenMaeford
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We visited petworth house,which is very good,and asked for a pub that did good food the star was the answer. Impossible to fault ,great service ,really cracking food and I never thought I would ever say this ,the cheese platter was a work of art....More

Thank boarddancer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Petworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1798 368114
  • E-mail
Centrally located in the heart of Petworth town, The Star is a historic lovely pub, serving amazing food and drink 7 days a week, your home from home where you can relax, unwind and socialise. Our drinks include award winning draft beers, along with a wide selection of Sierra Nevada craft beers. With wonderful wines from across the world and amazing selection of local gins. All our food is freshly prepared by the best chefs in Petworth, locally sourced where possible using seasonal ingredients and cooked to order. Every week our special menu changes and our a la carte has many firm favourites. We are famous for our Sunday roasts serving the best cuts of meat; beef, lamb, pork and chicken with all the trimmings.
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