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The Star Inn

Hall Road, Wenhaston, Southwold IP19 9HF, England
+44 1502 478240
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sausage mash” (3 reviews)
“venison steak” (3 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hall Road, Wenhaston, Southwold IP19 9HF, England
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have to agree totally with some of the other reviews regarding the landlady. What charm school did she attend? Nice bar lady working there, too nice and sophisticated for this establishment. Grubby dirty place. Felt sick when I'd eaten there.

Thank sexypink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly I would like to thank the hosts and staff for a fantastic new years day brunch. This pub does indeed appear smaller on the inside than out but I believe this is all part of its character. I do have to disagree with previous...More

Thank trishawynn32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The star is the best place to visit all staff always welcome me like home from home . I would recommend this place to anyone I meet.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We always visit the Star Inn when staying at Hall Farm B&B As the title says never disappointed, very good and tasty food at a very reasonable price. A true traditional country pub which is so rare nowadays , quirky and friendly publicans,great staff and...More

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 11 December 2017

This pub was recommended to us by a friend but sadly we found it extremely disappointing, The entrance is very shabby & not exactly inspiring & the interior very cramped. I'm a strict vegetarian & I really struggled to find anything on the menu I...More

2  Thank Portia50
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Walked from the lodge we were staying in the this pub. Quirky inside, and not as big as it looks from the outside ! Really friendly staff (thanks guys). We'd not booked a table and none were free, but the staff said we should be...More

2  Thank Derek C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were driving passed the Star and stopped in for a drink, which then turned into dinner! We were greeted very politely by the staff, and the locals too! Mt husband ordered steak which was a big portion for the price, and I had pork...More

Thank Harriett K
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I visited this pub for the first time with my family, overall our experience was average. However this was not because of the food or service; I had the pork belly, which was delightful and tender, and my wife had the risotto which also was...More

1  Thank poppet213
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Had a lunchtime drink and an evening meal...busy little country pub...eat some food there,and you will see why so busy..

1  Thank Hillphil65
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here a couple of times now on a walk and made welcome at all times. Food has been of a very good standard without being expensive - beer from places other than Southwold - locals most genial and engaging as are the hosts. (We...More

Thank TrawlerboyFan
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28 May 2015|
Response from 50Stella50 | Reviewed this property |
Hi just someone who eats and drinks there ... Hope this isn't too late. .. The owners will do a little starter I'm sure for children.. All you have too do is ask they are very accommodating .. Hope this is helpful and not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hall Road, Wenhaston, Southwold IP19 9HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold  >  Wenhaston
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 478240
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A traditional country pub that offers a range of real ales and simple home cooked food. Open fires in the winter and a large garden for the summer.
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