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The Star Inn

) #1 of 7 Restaurants in Rainford $$ - $$$ , British,
11 Church Road, Rainford, St Helens WA11 8PX, England
+44 1744 882639
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb henry” (12 reviews)
“gammon” (6 reviews)
“lamb kleftiko” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 Church Road, Rainford, St Helens WA11 8PX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always the Star Inn never fails on food quality. We eat regularly here and always have great food. There is seating outside and you can sit in the sun until quite late. The staff are very welcoming and at the front of house you...More

Thank keswick13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this for my family. Staff were lovely and helpful. Food was fabulous. We have eaten here for lunch and dinners and never been disappointed. All good is piping hot and beautifully presented. Desserts are amazing. A really good place to eat with a country...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very popular local place. We got there at 12 and still couldn't get a table in the dining area. Which says a lot Chose to eat in the bar area as I had read the reviews before. OH had the soup and I had calamari...More

1  Thank auctionmum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

called at the star rainford without a reservation , the dining room fully booked but the staff found us a table near the bar,, the attitude of the staff couldnt be faulted , lovely inside the bar etc we both ordered sunday lunch one with...More

Thank stanlpool
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, was really impressed with the young ladies that served us and answered the phone when we booked so friendly , nothing was too much to ask. Food was generous portions and good quality. Reasonable prices. Only tiny issue was we went on a...More

Thank holly m
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great local pub/diner with traditional home made fayre and one or two slightly more esoteric offerings. But if you want to dine you need to be on time as the place fills up in no time at all. Nice options, reasonable prices and a...More

Thank PastorG
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Never been in the Star Inn previously, but joined other family members - 17 in all - for a family birthday party. The Group included five children between the ages of 7 and 16 years. Nice large table already reserved for us and in view...More

2  Thank RobboLancashire
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Went for a meal with friends, waited ages for food , I know they were busy but it was a bit of a joke..eventually got food I ordered lamb Henry, it was ok but I've had similar in Morrisons they are in a vacume pack,...More

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Visit the pub for a meal as a large family party including kids. The service was excellent and the waiting staff were very quick and friendly. The food was great and piping hot! Will definitely visit again in the near future!

1  Thank PhilipPG417
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We have eaten lunch here twice (very good especially the chicken pie) but this is the first time eaten off main menu Mains were a steak, smoked haddock from the specials and goats cheese bake. All very tasty and came with veg included. Hubble very...More

1  Thank sophki
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louise b
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Response from Derek R | Reviewed this property |
Would always book. Just have!
17 October 2016|
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Response from kim m | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure he will have vegan on the menu but if you ring a few says before you book or go I am quite certain he will accommodate you, the chef is brilliant menu on line
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
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: 11 Church Road, Rainford, St Helens WA11 8PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  St Helens  >  Rainford
  • Phone Number: +44 1744 882639
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