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“Great food, great place”

The Seven Stars Inn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$31
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: A warm welcome and great food awaits at this traditional thatched Wiltshire Inn!
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food, great place”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Family friendly bar serving up fantastic food. Good mix of customers and good atmosphere. Great beer garden for children.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Davo1975
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  • English first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“High Standars, great staff, great food”
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I've been lucky enough to visit this pub several times in the last month after a gap of 3 years. My older memories of the pub are so good that I cannot publish them here, suffice to say I recall a dire hangover, a great bunch of regulars, copious booze and excellent food. The room I stays in was rather wonderful too.

But to the every day traveller seeking lodgings and sustenance, or for the family seeking a great place to eat, don't be put off. The pub caters for locals and visitors alike. It has bags of character around the fine bar, from a little back room, to an extensive dining room. The menu changes daily. Clearly the chef knows what he is doing because the presentation and quality of the 2 male I have enjoyed there have been great. Tasty, wholesome, adventurous and sensibly priced.

Their house red works really well, beer is good too. The front of house staff are welcoming and friendly. Garden is nice, with a smoking area under the porch at the rear for those whose vice requires.

The only thing I can fault the pub on is that there are not enough hours in the day to enjoy it more.

Well done to the owners. An absolute gem in the local and wider area, unrivalled too.

  • Visited May 2014
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Merchtem, Brabant, Belgium
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“One of the best”
Reviewed 28 July 2014

For the second year we were able to dine here and once again it was wonderfull. Apart from an overloaded car park everything went very smooth. A nice variation of gins with the corresponding tonics. Very good burgers with tine chips and a lot of vegetables. Well served wine within reasonable price limits.
Well worth a detour.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Ben V
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Level 6 Contributor
90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Delightful summer evening with warm welcome”
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Our first visit to this country pub in a remote, rural setting. We drove from Salisbury (37 minutes) through charming Wiltshire countryside and arranged to meet some friends there who were coming from Marlborough (7 miles). We had drinks at one of many tables outside on the lawn. Despite the number of cars parked around the pub (there is plenty of room) on this Saturday evening, the pub never felt full (indoors or out). It has many spaces which combine to provide loads of seating area, without feeling like an industrial operation. The warmth of the evening persuaded us to forego our reserved table indoors and continue with dinner outside. The service was very quick and friendly from a well-drilled team of smiling staff. Chicken liver pate was excellent, as was my rump of lamb.But I was envious of our friend's bavette of steak with pesto pie, which looked delicious. We retired for puddings (passion fruit cream was the highlight) indoors, on two very comfy sofas by the fireplace, where we had coffee as well. The bill was about £20 per head to include pre-dinner drinks and a carafe of very good claret (£19). The landlord, Lincoln Goodwin, runs a tight and efficient ship (he's ex-Navy) and they made us feel very welcome indeed despite serving over 200 plates to around 80 covers that night, as he explained.

This is a successful country pub firing on all cylinders. We shall return.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Dbossom
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Newcastle Emlyn, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Stumbled Upon By Accident”
Reviewed 25 July 2014

A road was closed, and after bumping through a few wrong roads we were suddenly passing a sign to this pub and feeling very hungry. It's not cheap, but it offers very good food and a really relaxing place to spend a couple of hours. The menu is essentially British food with a twist. Portions are large, quality is excellent, and service is great. The publican knows a great deal about the history of the pub, so you might want to catch him in conversation!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank MichelleCwmcych
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