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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hired all 4 bedrooms above the pub for a weekend with family. Tom has recently taken over the running of the pub and is clearly keen to please and make guests feel welcome. We took the whole upstairs and had the lovely backroom for dinner and breakfast, also suing the bar in the evenings. Hook Nortons beers on tap are...

1Thank Dan O
Banbury, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Visited The Star last week for lunch and a gossip with an old friend. The food was delicious and the atmosphere could not have been better. I will be bringing my husband next time to sample the beer. It was very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. I will definitely be back.

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Our old favourite pub is back to its best. Popped in for impromptu lunch and we enjoyed superb fish and chips with a Hooky and lovely salmon on rye bread. Wishing New publicans Tom and Chris a very successful 2017.

Thank Jeremy P
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Met friends here as convenient post xmas "halfway" point. Lovely old pub, welcomed us plus dogs, hospitable friendly hosts. Good Hook Norton beers and very good pub grub. Good walks from door and very close to Sulgrave Manor. Highly recommend.

Thank Coventry W
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Called in here on the way back from canons Ashby. Very traditional pub, low ceilings great beers and fresh food. Overall very happy. A couple of things we thought they could improve on. Having a roll with soup etc. Nothing major. Friendly staff and nice beers made it a real treat for us. Thanks

Thank James B
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Super place in lovely little village. Food was good staple pub food. Kids enjoyed the games and puzzles in the lounge. Plenty of nooks and crannies to talk or soak up the atmosphere over a drink. The local corner shop is well stocked if you are staying in the village. Great base to explore middle England.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here today for our 34th wedding anniversary , all three courses very nice, onion rings and the rib eye highly recommended. Good choice of Hooky beers which kept me happy, and the apple and rhubarb crumble was also very nice, all staff very friendly and attentive. Not overpriced, and we would visit again.

Thank msh711
Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Stayed one Thursday night en route to Kent from the North West. Takes a while to absorb all the quaint, quirky decor. Pub closes from 3.0pm to early evening but once having checked in, one has a key to the front door to allow access. Bedroom overlooking main road was on the small side, the double bed dominating the room....

Thank Keith B
Greatworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely lovely food, great service and generally a very good ambience. We arrived at short notice and they had a big group in but looked after us very well and we had a quiet area of the pub to sit in. I will definitely be going back again soon....

Thank RosieJeffries
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We attended the village car show at Sulgrave Manor and decided to have a walk around the lovely village. Saw the pub as we drove through and thought it looked very nice. As you enter the pub there are pictures china and furniture for sale and lovely quotes on the walls, very quirky, loved the homely feel. Lots of rooms...

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The three hundred year old 'Star Inn' sits in an idyllic village on the borders of South Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire, ideally located for visiting the many attractions available in the heart of England or simply escaping for a peaceful and relaxing weekend in the country. Believed to be the only know pub to be visited by the legendary actor John Wayne whilst on tour of nearby Sulgrave Manor, the ancestral home of the first president of the United States George Washington. On a visit to Sulgrave in 1889 the honourable William Taft, Chief Justice of America said, "Sulgrave is a charming little spot only hidden in the loveliness of its seclusion, with the old Star inn by the roadside a relic of bygone days when comforts were plain and ale was plenty." The Star is where people matter and whether you are staying in one of our comfortable en-suite bedrooms, dining in the oak beamed restaurant or just having a drink you will be made to feel welcome by all the staff who will ensure your time with us is enjoyable. Gillie and Barry welcome friends old and new. ... more   less 

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Address: Manor Road, Sulgrave OX17 2SA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire > Sulgrave
Price Range: $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Star Hotel Sulgrave
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“3 of 4 rooms have a double and single bed. Plenty of room for familys with 1 or 2 kids”
 of 5 bubbles 310dano, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“This is a pub not hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Chrissy232jones, Mar 25, 2016 | Read review
“All are a bit quirky and old fashioned”
 of 5 bubbles JennyP620, Nov 29, 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in an attic room and it was very cosy.”
 of 5 bubbles jamessC4588FY, Jun 15, 2015 | Read review
“We had the family room with a double and twin bed”
 of 5 bubbles V3080ZPsusanw, Apr 14, 2015 | Read review
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