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The Star Inn Restaurant

) #6 of 10 Restaurants in Alfriston $$ - $$$ , British,
High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TA, England
+44 1323 870495
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (7 reviews)
“liver” (4 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TA, England
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

To be honest my first impression was how could this quaint old inn possibly be more than a place to sleep and maybe have a beer after visiting the South Downs Way but I was wrong. First off the service both at the inn check...More

Thank RayLovesToTravelNEat
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear RayLovesToTravelNE at, Thank you very much for your glowing review of our inn regarding the service, ambience, bar and food! We always aim to give locals and visitors a great time, and it is lovely when people take the time to review us and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch at this pub / guesthouse in Alfriston. We shared the falafel and pine nut starter which was very nice but could have done with a bit more falafel for £7. We then had the hake with samphire which was lovely. Quality was good...More

Thank LondonFoodee
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear LondonFoodee, Thank you for your review of our food, and we are delighted that you enjoyed both the falafel and hake - we will take your comments regarding the falafel back to the kitchen. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon, and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Star after a day walking the South Downs Way and we were not disappointed. The food was great, the service friendly and knowledgeable and the music they played was fantastic! We will definitely be recommending it.

Thank Jaq555
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jaq555, Thanks so much for your lovely review regarding your recent visit to us! We are delighted that you had such a good time, and we very much look forward to seeing you again very soon... Best regards, Julie Garvin General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here two nights whilst walking the South Downs way. We also booked a table for dinner both nights. On both the food was excellent,freshly cooked local food and I would have given it 6 stars. This meant that there was quit a wait between...More

Thank Bernie S
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Bernie S, Thank you for your insightful and useful review; we will take the very big positive first! We are delighted that your food was so good and delicious, and we do hope that you come back and re-visit. Your comments regarding the service...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Very welcoming, friendly and helpful staff and well presented tasteful food at a reasonable price. Large sized portions! Reasonable range of courses offered on the menu. Hotel building is very old and some of the decorations are quirky. Would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Suzy1Kent
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear Suzy1Kent, Thank you so much for your lovely review of our inn! We do hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Julie Garvin, General Manager

Reviewed 15 May 2017

I recently visited on 11/05/17 with a colleague from work when passing through. The pub was very rustic with a medieval feel which replicated the make up of the village. The menu was quite limited and we both went for the Lamb Burger with Goats...More

Thank JamesBaldy
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear JamesBaldy, Thank you for reviewing us, and we are delighted that the lamb burger went down so well - literally! We will let the chefs know about your comments. We will also let the waitress know about your comments, and we thank you for...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Didn't stay here long but it had a great feeling about it and we managed to warm up by a great big open fire. Guinness was good and staff were very friendly.More

Thank Ben G
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Dear Ben G, We are delighted that you enjoyed the cosiness of the fire, the Guinness, and the warmth of the welcome! Next time we hope that you can stay for a little longer and sample our delicious food or even stay the night with...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Whilst staying in Alfriston we were induced by the menu, to try The Star Inn. We were not disappointed! The staff were all friendly and ready to help. I had the Sussex Marsh Lamb Rump, my partner had the Sussex Ribeye. Both meals were excellently...More

Thank Sandra M
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Dear Sandra M, We are very glad that you decided to pop in and dine with us, and we hope to see you again very soon! Thanks for your glowing review; our Head Chef and award winning kitchen work very hard planning and delivering quality...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

A reasonable 'pub' menu, unfortunately badly let down by the 'amateur' service and long wait for the food although it wasn't busy. the quality of the food was ok but a bit pricey for what it was.More

2  Thank david s
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear david s, Firstly, let me apologise for the delay in food and the below standard service that you received. We will look into this immediately and rectify the situation. However, our food and menu is of a very high standard, planned prepared and served...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We had a really nice meal at a reasonable price. The chef is the Sussex young chef of the year and the food certainly reflected this. The staff in general were very good.More

Thank AndyHerbert
StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Dear AndyHerbert, We are delighted that you enjoyed your food so much, and that the service was to a high standard. We are so pleased you enjoyed the food from our award winning kitchen, and we look forward to meeting you again soon. Kind regards,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Alfriston
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 870495
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