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The Star

Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
+44 1798 342569
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (32 reviews)
“cottage pie” (14 reviews)
“fritters” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Despite living in Petworth for several years, this was our first trip to The Star for a meal. The waitress was superb, she was able to discuss the different menu choices with us in detail. Throughout the evening she was friendly without being over familiar....More

1  Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a very good pub in the center of Petworth. It's tiny on first glance but opens into larger, pleasant rooms. All was clean and the food well-prepared. The chips in the fish and chips were too huge and undercooked but flavors and quality...More

Thank mntraveler46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Petworth House but decided to go into the town for lunch. As The Star was just around the corner it looked as good a place as any. We visited on a Saturday and there was a farmers market in town. Not sure...More

2  Thank Gem B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love a Sunday roast at the Star, pity about the large gentleman moaning to the bar staff.... remember customers have ears..

1  Thank swjumbo
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely, village centre location, indoor and outdoor seating, free WiFi, friendly and welcoming staff. Parking can be problematic, but there is a large car park within a 150m walk. Outside seating area can be VERY noisy, due to the incessant traffic...and for some strange reason,...More

1  Thank BPLegend1948
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Ian the chef made us a meal off their menu.went out of his way to cook for us even though they don't normally start food until 6pm. Would definitely go back for such fab food and service

Thank tashjanemills22
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

One of the best Sunday lunches I’ve ever had. Decent portion, good choice and great service. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Jasamy71
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Came here with a group after visiting Petworth House, which is walking distance if you come out of the house entrance. We sat in the conservatory and I had a lovely prawn and smoked salmon salad with garlic bread which was delicious. Very roomy inside,...More

Thank PamC149
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Had a gorgeous breakfast here with my friends. Naomi the waitress was very accommodating and helpful with all the questions we had. Gorgeous food which left our bellies full and our smiles beaming.

Thank dragon_ninja_warrior
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We hadn't booked a table for breakfast, as an impromptu visit.. However, we were warmly welcomed by the staff. Very good breakfast menu choice, we opted for a full cooked breakfast each. Arrived at the table very nicely presented and hot - along with nice...More

Thank Caroline B
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Jon W
18 February 2016|
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Can you tell me about parking
Pierre-loup D
29 November 2015|
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Response from Pea1923 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry never heard of it!!
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Response from Chelsea_Blue2013 | Reviewed this property |
Best to go on-line and review menu which I know changes daily as they source their ingredients locally according to the season. Always worth a ring and find out what 'specials' they have on the day - ask for Chris or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Petworth GU28 0AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Petworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1798 342569
  • E-mail
Centrally located in the heart of Petworth town, The Star is a historic lovely pub, serving amazing food and drink 7 days a week, your home from home where you can relax, unwind and socialise. Run by an award winning team of committed passionate caring individuals we take huge pride in what we serve. Our drinks include award winning draft beers, wonderful wines from across the world, an amazing selection of gins as well as handmade cocktails. All our food is freshly prepared by the best chefs in Petworth, locally sourced where possible using seasonal ingredients and cooked to order. Every week our special menu changes and our a la carte has many firm favourites. We are famous for our Sunday roasts serving the best cuts of meat; beef, lamb, pork and chicken with all the trimmings. Planning a special celebration? A dinner, buffet, hog roast we are at your service. During the week we bring you special events with our live music most Saturdays from 930pm in the bar.
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