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The Star Inn - Sparsholt

Watery Lane, Sparsholt, Wantage, OX12 9PL

(((() British
Main course: £15
Food spend: £30
Opening hours
Monday: 12:00 - 14:30

Excellent food and service - a very enjoyable evening.

Sarah Mitchell 30 April 2017
from Wantage

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Found at the heart of the village of Sparsholt, The Star Inn is a much loved gastro pub boasting 300 years of fruitful history. Showcasing high-end British cuisine, this site has been named Oxfordshire's 'Restaurant Of The Year', as well as 'Best Gastro Pub'.

The Star Inn - Sparsholt

Watery Lane, Sparsholt, Wantage, OX12 9PL

Contact +44 1235751873

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Customer reviews for The Star Inn - Sparsholt

4.6 (((() (based on 42 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (34)
  • lunch (24)
  • romantic (12)
  • luxury (9)
  • value (9)
  • private dining (8)
  • large parties (6)
  • child friendly (5)
  • business (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • breakfast (2)
  • entertainment (2)
  • ((((( 21 May 2017 by Marion Teder from Wantage


  • ((((( 21 May 2017 by Sue Duncombe from Childrey

    The Star Inn is one of my favourite restaurants. I've previously been bowled over by the salted caramel soufflé. This evening the mackerel starter was absolutely divine. The best starter I've had anywhere at anytime!

  • ((((( 2 May 2017 by Philip Wright from eastbury

    we were so pleased to have decided to have lunch at The Star. we were visiting the open gardens at Sparsholt Manor.
    we both really enjoyed the meals. the food was actually exceptional especially the fish of the day which was fresh and cooked to perfection.
    we eat out a lot and cant believe we haven't eaten here for some time.
    each member of the staff were attentive and made us feel welcome.
    definitely be back in the very near future.

  • ((((( 30 April 2017 by Sarah Mitchell from Wantage

    Excellent food and service - a very enjoyable evening.

  • ((((( 24 April 2017 by Roger Mcgilvray from Faringdon

    A great little gem of a restaurant that is out in the country but well worth a visit.

  • ((((( 22 April 2017 by Kirsten Buckle from Shrivenham

    We enjoyed a wonderful lunch on Friday. Everything on the menu was temping but the dishes we chose really were superb in every way. It was our second visit and we look forward to returning again soon.

  • ((*** 18 April 2017 by Sue Messer from Wantage

    The service was excellent and attentive. We were sitting near the tills and exit which didn't make an enjoyable spot for lunch. The lunch itself was ok, however; we was expect a higher level of cuisine having read very good reviews of the chefs.

  • ((((( 18 April 2017 by Matteo Albucci from Oxford

    Lovely gastro pub , excellent food and attentive staff. Is always great go there.

  • ((((( 14 April 2017 by Amanda Mcphee from Shrewsbury

    Excellent meal excellent service

  • ((((( 2 April 2017 by Debbie Chaundy from Abingdon

    A really lovely Inn serving excellent food. Choices limited but adequate and I believe the chef sources as many ingredients as locally as possible. Everything was cooked to perfection. We sat in the dining area (as opposed to the bar area) and it is a lovely light room, with flagstone floor and good furniture. We felt it was very good value for money and will definitely return!

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