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The Star

2 Howard Street, Glossop SK13 7DD, England
+44 1457 853072
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“real ale” (8 reviews)
“great beer” (3 reviews)
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2 Howard Street, Glossop SK13 7DD, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Without doubt the best Pub for high quality real ale anywhere in the area. Usually four real ales on from breweries such as Thornbridge, Pictish, Howgarths, Howard Town and and other local and national breweries. Knowledgeable bar staff, happy to offer tasters of the beers...More

Thank Charles T
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This traditional pub lets itself down in the lack of cleanliness and general shabby appearance inside. It smells and as you sit you can see rubbish under the benches across from you. On the plus side, the barman Is friendly always addresses you as sir...More

Thank Norman B
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Best Pub in Glossop in my opinion. It's a proper Pub with all the real Ale you'd want (and other drinks).

Thank ath18
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Nice to find a pub that concentrates on good beers without frills, no TV or load music, just packed with drinkers enjoying their ale, of which there is a very good choice. So if you want to find a real old fashioned drinking establishment selling...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Not many old fashioned pubs left, this one could be great if it was cleaned up! The choice and quality of beer was good, but the place is smelly and in poor conditionMore

Thank Jerry K
Paul H, Owner at The Star, responded to this review

Valued customer ,we at THE STAR INN are very sorry to hear you were not happy with your visit to us. We pride ourselves on our knowledgeable staff and the quality and range of our beer. We consistently gain 100% accreditation from Cask Mark. As...More

Reviewed 14 November 2016

As pubs were, but with the difference of wonderful craft ales rotated at dizzying speeds. No TVs or music, just people talking to each other over beer that's as wonderfully kept as it was cheap. Go there before the chains move in to 'improve' it.

Thank wendovernhw
Reviewed 6 November 2016

lovely small pub, so hand for a quick pint before a train home. Very traditional with a good choice of real ales. This and the globe further down the high street are probably best for atmosphere. Just needs a few quid spending on deco and...More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Nice traditional style pub with good atmosphere and helpful bar staff. Real cider/ales and knowledgeable bar staff. Cosy worth visit

Thank Jaydigriz
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This pub is Old School....it's like going back in time inside which is a good thing. Its got loads of character. The Landlord and staff really know there stuff and rotate the beer choice so there's always something new to try! Ideal for a quite...More

Thank martindeakin
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Nice friendly...unspoilt pub ...with real ale..n a no fuss atmospher ..perfect for those wishing to have a quite beer..read a book..or just talk...yes talk..not on mobiles ...enjoyed..😆

Thank Dave A
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Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 2 Howard Street, Glossop SK13 7DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Glossop
  • Phone Number: +44 1457 853072
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8th consecutive year in CAMRA Good Beer Guide. Ever changing range of cask conditioned real ales available.