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The Star Inn

Open Now: 11:30 - 23:00
Open today: 11:30 - 23:00
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Great food

My wife and I had an evening meal here which was excellent. The sort of food we love . I had the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charlie L
via mobile
Impeccable Pub, Fish and Chips to die for

Having moved to Old Heathfield in June, this beautiful pub has become one of our new best things... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Brighton, UK
via mobile
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  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“hake”(2 reviews)
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Church Street, Heathfield TN21 9AH, England
+44 1435 863570
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had an evening meal here which was excellent. The sort of food we love . I had the Partridge which was beautiful with cauliflower puree and roast turnips. My wife had liver and bacon which was good too. Friendly attentive service...More

Thank Charlie L
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Having moved to Old Heathfield in June, this beautiful pub has become one of our new best things. The locals and staff have made us feel so welcome in the community. Food is amazing everything I've eaten has been top notch, fish and chips is...More

Thank BrightonBoxer
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing place. We went here every day when we stayed locally for a long weekend. With a fabulous beer garden with views over the rolling hills and gorgeous gardens it’s a great place to spend some time. The food is quite seriously good with a...More

Thank Poopyscoop
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Staff very friendly and helpful. Good choice of food, cooked perfectly. Great portions. Great choice of drinks in a lovely traditional pub.

Thank Fluf-320
Reviewed 28 May 2018

How The Star is not in the Top 10 of the Best pubs in the UK I do not know. I have to admit that in my 36 years on this planet, I have visited gastro/rural pubs across the country. Scotland, Wales, Cheshire, Kent, Devon,...More

2  Thank TheLa81
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Second visit here! So Lovely! the food was delicious!! My son was blowing candles out and causing abit of chaos! They didn't seem to mind' the lovely bar man said I could get something down off the shelf for him to play with! Which kept...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Outstanding pub and pub food excellent great 14th century establishment with great welcome by Mike and Sue well done everyone chef amazing!

Thank Neil W
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I popped in for a drink at lunchtime before coming back for dinner that night. Despite a simple request for a coffee we got a sarcastic/attempt at humour from the woman behind the bar who hadn't explained they have a machine and...More

Thank KavBan
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this pub for a friends birthday, on arrival we were greeted by a lovely bar man who was extremely friendly and helpful. When we enquired about buying a few bottles of champagne the landlord told us they didn't store more than enough champagne...More

6  Thank Sherpa723927
Reviewed 30 June 2017

My sister and I were visiting relatives in Vines Cross and chanced upon this ancient pub where we were going to order lunch. On ordering the drinks (wine & a Bombay gin & tonic) my sister (a retired solicitor and not stupid) was told by...More

2  Thank thenozza
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