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The Star Inn - Sparsholt

Watery Lane, Sparsholt, Wantage, OX12 9PL

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  • The Star Inn - Sparsholt - Oxfordshire
Main course: £15
Food spend: £30
Opening hours
Monday: 12:00 - 14:30

A great ambience, super service and fantastic food. The mackerel starter is divine. I’ve never been disappointed with any course here.

Sue Duncombe 09 January 2018
from Wantage

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TheStar Inn is a cosy pub and restaurant, serving hearty food using seasonal, local produce. Dine in the bar, the stylish restaurant, or in the sunny garden, and tuck into the likes of lamb shoulder and crispy sweetbreads with redcurrant jam, sea trout with wild garlic and hazelnut hollandaise, or the market fish of the day. From the bar comes a regularly changing selection of real ales, artisan gins, whiskies and vodkas.

The Star Inn - Sparsholt

Watery Lane, Sparsholt, Wantage, OX12 9PL

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Customer reviews for The Star Inn - Sparsholt

4.6 (((() (based on 65 reviews)
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  • dinner (54)
  • lunch (37)
  • romantic (20)
  • value (15)
  • large parties (14)
  • private dining (13)
  • luxury (12)
  • child friendly (8)
  • al fresco (7)
  • business (5)
  • trendy (5)
  • breakfast (3)
  • entertainment (2)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 15 January 2018 by Cameron Mcculloch from Wantage

    Food excellent, staff attentive and service good. Wanted for nothing so thumbs up here.

  • ((((( 9 January 2018 by Sue Duncombe from Wantage

    A great ambience, super service and fantastic food. The mackerel starter is divine. I’ve never been disappointed with any course here.

  • ((((( 30 December 2017 by Ian Seward from Abingdon

    We were a party of six, including a 21 month baby. Service was extremely good and friendly and the food excellent. The restaurant coped with my wife’s lacto intolerance very professionally.

  • ((((( 1 December 2017 by Fiona from Liverpool

    We enjoyed an evening meal. We were all impressed by the standard of the food, the mix of flavours and the presentation. In addition the staff were friendly and knowledgeable and nothing was too much trouble.

  • (((** 23 November 2017 by Adam Tickel from WANTAGE

    Excellent service, deserts where brillient however the mains and the starters where over priced and very average.

  • ((((( 7 November 2017 by May from London

    Great food, great service, beautiful venue.

  • ((((( 4 November 2017 by Laura Pearce from Oxfordshire

    Thank you for a fantastic meal - yet again! The food was exceptional, beautifully cooked and presented - simply delicious. The staff are welcoming and nothing is too much trouble from the moment you arrive. Thank you Toby and Cathy for looking after us.

  • ((((( 1 November 2017 by Kay from Wantage

    As always, attentive polite service staff and very welcoming. The dishes are beautifully presented, the turbot sole very fresh and my fellow diners enjoyed their food also, Homemade desserts are superb.
    This is our favourite local place to eat and we hope it continues to keep the same high standard (and the chef stays!) Only criticism is the wine is very pricey, and it would be great to see a couple of cheaper house wines on the list.

  • ((((( 17 October 2017 by Paul Sharpe from Shrivenham

    Menu choices and food was really nice, nice selection of Veggie options, not like some places who only offer Mushroom risotto! Nice to also see some dishes on the menu for those perhaps less adventurous but the more "special" dishes were really, really nice but not too pretentious. Service was excellent, attentive but not intrusive. Overall an excellent choice.

  • ((((( 11 October 2017 by Margaret Mcburney from Washington DC, USA

    We had a wonderful dinner at the Star Inn. The food was excellent; perfectly cooked fish with subtle flavors paired with deliciously prepared vegetables. The service was exceptional and the restaurant is so inviting. We had a wonderful evening.

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