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The Star Inn

Newbury Road Kingsclere, Newbury, RG20 4SY

((((* British
  •  - Berkshire
  •  - Berkshire
  •  - Berkshire
  •  - Berkshire
  •  - Berkshire
  •  - Berkshire
  •  - Berkshire
  •  - Berkshire
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Great meal, loved the choices for vegetarians...one of the best veggie burgers I’ve ever had!

Llyn 19 February 2018
from Houghton

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Originally a picturesque farmhouse, The Star Inn in Kingsclere was built around 1847, and is now part of the village which is mostly a designated conservation area. These beautiful surroundings are perfect to enjoy with the traditional British pub cuisine, from the al fresco garden or by the cosy hearth-fire. It also features Chesterfield armchairs, old-fashioned plaques on the mantelpiece and other vintage trinkets.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Star Inn menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Star Inn ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

In the village of Kingsclere, The Star Inn is just 15 minutes’ drive from Newbury.

The Star Inn

Newbury Road Kingsclere, Newbury, RG20 4SY

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Customer reviews for The Star Inn

4.1 ((((* (based on 73 reviews)
84% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (53)
  • lunch (44)
  • value (25)
  • child friendly (14)
  • large parties (13)
  • private dining (13)
  • romantic (12)
  • business (6)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • luxury (4)
  • views (4)
  • al fresco (2)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((((* 6 December 2018 by Patricia from Kingsclere

    Favourite dish pork belly and Eton Mess

  • (((** 2 October 2018 by Michael from TADLEY

    Food was great but service not so great

  • ((((( 19 February 2018 by Llyn from Houghton

    Great meal, loved the choices for vegetarians...one of the best veggie burgers I’ve ever had!

  • ((((( 9 January 2018 by Ian from newbury

    very pleasant, filling portions, service excellant

  • ((((* 21 December 2017 by Karen from Oakley

    Cosy olde worlde friendly atmosphere. Love the short rib of beef

  • ((((* 21 December 2017 by Jason from Newbury

    Lamb kofta starters and mushroom starters the best. Beautiful pub, Olde Worlde with real log fires. Pies and fish and chips are great.

  • ((((( 27 November 2017 by David from basingstoke

    booked this restaurant on off chance having past it on journeys many times for a Sunday lunch. The food was outstanding and the Sunday lunch is without a doubt a must for anyone.

  • (**** 6 November 2017 by Ann from Kingsclere

    Food was nice but restaurant was very very cold heating not working no wood for fire staff not to worried took friends very disappointed

  • ((((* 22 October 2017 by Pauline from Tadley

    Good set menu

  • ((*** 28 August 2017 by Christian from Newbury

    When we arrived there seemed not to be enough staff and it was hard to get anyone's attention to be seated. In the end we queued at the bar to be seated, this wasn't ideal. We were seated by a lovely waitress and looked over the menu. We sat for 15 mins and were passed many times by waiting staff but were seemingly overlooked. The nice waitress that had originally seated us noticed we didn't have any drinks and finally took our order. We ordered food and drinks at the same time. We again waited 15 mins and then our food came but still no drinks. These came about 5 mins later. The food was decent although not very hot. I had a Sunday lunch but was missing stuffing but didn't say anything because I couldn't catch a member of staff. Food was ok but not enough staff with poor service. Wouldn't rush back...

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