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Star Tavern

) #4 of 24 Restaurants in Westport $$ - $$$ , ,
Cape Foulwind Road, Westport, New Zealand
+64 3-789 6923
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“turbot” (15 reviews)
“grilled fish” (4 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cape Foulwind Road, Westport, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aside from the perfectly cooked steak the service must be mentioned. You are made to feel like a valued customer from the moment you walk in the door. Staff introduce themselves, service is quick and easy, the environment warm and cosy. If I'm ever back...More

Thank Luther5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit out of the way and we are told that this is the closest restaurant to Australia! Arrived to a roaring fire and a big friendly masitif dog sleeping in front of it. The dining area was warm and friendly and well patronised. Very...More

2  Thank zardoz07
Reviewed 12 June 2017

MG Car Club Canterbury group enjoyed a great evening dining at the Star. Generous and tasty food, friendly service. Food came out in good time. Fish dishes were very popular.

1  Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Don't be put off by the look of this pub, it is definitely worth a visit. The pub food was amazing, we chose the local turbot and Rig (shark) Both cooked well and tasted amazing. We were lucky enough to pick a night with a...More

1  Thank cassie0505
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Loved this little local color spot. The food was great, the keep friendly, the fire warm, and the docile mastiff named Governor extra fluffy. The whole experience brought a smile to our faces.

1  Thank rivenmyst137
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere for a warm dinner after a day of trip! In this place you feel like at home with nice meals and lots of game (in love with tennis table)! (Un)fortunately we arrived in winter and we really enjoy the fire and the coach,...More

1  Thank Francesca E
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This tavern was out of the way but nevertheless we ventured out to eat there. To our surprise the food was well priced and delicious. One of our party had the grilled fish and they thought it was some of the best fish she'd ever...More

1  Thank mike p
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Turbot is a fish largely unknown in NZ. The waiter told me that they get their fresh turbot fresh each day from the local fishing boats that come into Westport not far away. I had not eaten turbot before as its not commonly available but...More

1  Thank BlueDisk
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This Tavern is in an 'original' condition with wide worm eaten floorboards and had a cosy worn look. When we arrived we wondered if we were in the right place as the tavern looks uninspiring but the look is deceiving and . When you step...More

1  Thank Alys847
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We stayed next door at the Omau Settlers Lodge and were advised to have a fish supper at the Star. We were not disappointed. The staff were friendly and all the food looked good.

Thank kdhs61
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cape Foulwind Road, Westport, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +64 3-789 6923
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