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The Star and Dove

75-78 St Luke's Road | Totterdown, Bristol BS3 4RY, England
0117 9332892
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Ranked #268 of 1,417 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: On the corner of St Lukes Road sits The Star and Dove – a smart, welcoming pub and a favourite among Bristol’s young and trendy locals. Downstairs, there are two separate bar areas where you can lounge around on comfy sofas; while upstairs in the restaurant, the parquet floors, royal blue walls and huge windows create a bright and airy space. There are separate menus too, with the bar menu offering classic pub grub and the restaurant menu serving up top-class European cuisine. As if that wasn’t enough, the kitchen produces a seasonal tasting menu on the first Thursday of every month. There’s a great outside space, a concise wine list and a good selection of draught lagers – what more could you ask for?
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English first
London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Went here for my Grandma's 80th birthday in a large party of 14. We were really looking forward to it as the reviews seemed really good. Our table was booked for 1.30 but we couldn't sit down until 2 as the table wasn't ready, and when we did sit down they hadn't laid enough places. We waited a long time... More

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south west
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We had booked for the restaurant only to be seated in an extremely noisy bar area music blaring! Starters fine - mains arrived with a huge wait for sides - all in all felt extremely expensive for what was essentially a pub meal.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had a family Sunday Lunch at The Star and Dove, it has not been the first time we visited restaurant for a Sunday Lunch and it wont be the last . My husband who is very fussy regarding a roast dinner states its the best Sunday Lunch , that's why we returned again and it was still to the... More

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Ascot, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I was really looking forward to eating here as my friend had recommended it and the themed menu sounded intriguing. We were a group of 5 eating on a saturday night so it was fairly busy, but we had a late sitting so figured the 'saturday rush' would have died down by then. We had to wait over an hour... More

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The staff here should never see front of house and the owners dont seem to care that a customer has some complaints. i left hungry and offended by their attitude. i have since talked to other locals and have a distinct impression that they 'really think theyre great' and dont seem to want to hear or think any different. With... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is probably one of the oddest places I have been to in a long, long time and unfortunately, I do not mean odd in a nice, quaint sort of way! The Star & Dove is a public house, selling a good selection of beers, ciders and wines offering a fairly good bar snack and tavern menu. However, it purports... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Saturday lunch for two. Two wonderful courses for just ten pounds. What an experience.Delicious. Great tastes and great value for money.

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Recently went to Bristol, the food at the star and dove was excellent, service was friendly and staff made you feel at home. It was right next to Victoria park. You could take your dog into the pub after 12 pm and have a great lunch there, right after walking your dog in the park. Although a word of warning,... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This gastropub was chosen by someone else. And when I read some of the Trip Advisor reviews, my heart sank - there were lots of very negative comments. But we had a fantastic lunch today - cannot fault it. And the price! £10 for two courses, bit more for three. FABULOUS starters - excellent mains - tasty deserts ( ice... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I were recommended to try the Star and Dove as the food was supposed to be great.. At first i thought we had been stitched up as the outside of the pub (which it is) looked..well.. Just like a pub, however when we went in we were greeted by a lovey dining area and an equally lovely... More

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Additional Information about The Star and Dove

Address: 75-78 St Luke's Road | Totterdown, Bristol BS3 4RY, England
Phone Number: 0117 9332892
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: British

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