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White Star Tavern

5.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   28 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DJ, England
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Ranked #14 of 38 Southampton B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel itself was very nice and modern -and staff was very nice. Unfortunately we were there on a Saturday night and it was extremely noisy. In addition, the wifi was very bad. Food in the restaurant was very good but small portions. The dessert was a delight though. Would recommend this place for food but not to stay a... More

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barnham, west sussex, england
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I took friends to this restaurant for sunday lunch (24th August) We obtained details from the Good Food Guide which had awarded it a cooking rating of 1. Generally, this rating in the Good Food Giude whilst seemingly low, usually suggests a place worthy of a visit with ' good food' being the objective.!! Firstly the staff... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small hotel is in a great location in the city with Ocean Village near by and on the bustling Oxford Street. All the staff were friendly and helpful and our room was clean, tidy and well equipped. The only down side to the room for some would be the noise at night as we were at the front near... More

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the white star with friends for lunch today and i have got to say was the best visit there ever. We sat in the bar area first and had few drinks. The barman who was on was amazing. I think his name was Jamie. He had such a deep knowledge of the drinks especially the ales. Just what... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked in here after reading a couple of positive reviews and the fact that it was pretty close to all that is going on in Southampton. The first thing that niggled a bit was the lack of car parking facilities. We were told that we'd have to use a public car park over the road to park in, which... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Never had a bad meal here (breakfast, lunch and dinner) - even got some extra toast once! Really super food and excellent service - cannot recommend more highly. So come to Southampton and get a table booked here!

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was the 4th time we've stayed here in as many years. There is a very smart lounge area upstairs where you check in and are given information about meal times and check out time etc. The rooms are well appointed and comfortable with pretty much everything you need. Comfortably furnished in a contemporary style but including some historical nautical... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The White Star is a lovely place to stay and to dine. Throughout our planning and having to adjust details of our stay, they have always been incredibly helpful. The extras of champagne and chocolates in our room were just so, beautifully presented and really put us in the holiday mood! Check-in was smooth, we first went to the bar... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

I really enjoy the White Star. I was served by a young lady called Jess. She was very friendly, and served me very quickly. All the staff are very friendly and will go above and beyond to ensure you are not kept waiting. I would recommend this establishment to anyone looking for a place to have a drink of an... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

I visit the White Star every time I go to Southampton. The athmosphere is always good - if you want a quiet corner you'll probably find one. The ford is good and good value and the staff are always friendly.

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Address: 28 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — White Star Tavern 5*
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White Star offers a unique mix in the city centre of Southampton, with an award winning restaurant and rooms and accommodation. Our boutique style rooms have been awarded 5 stars and our restaurant boasts 2 AA Rosettes for food and dining, plus our vibrant and animated bar offers the very best drinks and cocktails. The relaxed and informal ethos sits well amongst the cosmopolitan and colourful Oxford Street location. Food is cooked with care and skill, using fresh locally sourced ingredients to produce classic modern British dishes. Diners can choose to eat in the contemporary restaurant or spacious bar area, or even alfresco in good weather. Style and quality extend upstairs to each of the 13 individually styled luxury guest rooms. ... more   less 
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