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“Country Pub”
Review of Star Tavern

Star Tavern
Ranked #4 of 30 Restaurants in Westport
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Westport, New Zealand
Level Contributor
25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Country Pub”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Fun place for a beer and a chat with the owner. Basic pub fare where the locals and tourists can mingle. On the weekends you get get lunch before or after you visit Cape Foulwind. There's even a neat little beach down below where Derek the owner has his daily swim,even in mid winter.

Visited November 2013
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A bit of Kiwiana”
Reviewed 5 October 2013

This place is not for the pretentious type but more down to earth! Derek is a very funny bloke and should be crowned the "dynamo of Westport". Likes to share his knowledge of tricks and puzzles and the food is actually like having a nice family dinner, cooked to perfection! The pool table and table tennis are free, and is a great team building experience for all patrons concerned. I actually think everyone walks out of this place making friends with either Derek, or other patrons, which is fantastic. More places like this should be around in my mind. Thanks Derek for your hospo - see you on Waiheke some day maybe?? :)

  • Visited October 2013
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Westport, New Zealand
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“st paddys day”
Reviewed 14 September 2013

great band - awesome manager/manageress & staff. friendly people who don't mid having a chat with you...had a good St paddys dance 7 treated my daughter & her friend to a meal

Visited March 2013
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Thank hyzor
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Rotorua, New Zealand
2 reviews
“beautiful area of the coast”
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Great company friendly staff great pub meals pub garden let the kids play.Good range of Beers,wines,& spirits.Open morning till late

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank noelenebill
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Westport, New Zealand
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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“Great location”
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Derek makes each visit to the Star Tavern fun. He has a reasonable wine selection for a pub and the food is good pub food. The pool table is free and its great to sit in front of the open fire on cold winter days.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Maz R
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