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The Star Inn

) #1 of 16 Restaurants in Skelmersdale $$ - $$$ , British,
Bank Top Roby Mill | Roby Mill, Skelmersdale WN8 0QQ, England
+44 1257 253355
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (20 reviews)
“pavlova” (5 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bank Top Roby Mill | Roby Mill, Skelmersdale WN8 0QQ, England
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1 - 10 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been recommended here was eager to try it out. What a mistake! Ordered 2 medium rare steaks 1 completely fine- mine had 4 legs and still mooing. Sent it back - came back, had to ask for veg-blood running on plate again sent back-...More

2  Thank Sandra W
thestarnigel, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Usually we would thank you for your feedback But in this occasion we can't Your first steak was cooked medium rare in the Same pan for the same time as the steak you said was completely fine Your second steak was cooked medium as you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the star and it is a nice enough pub with nice enough but was anything we fancied on the menu so can't really comment on the food

1  Thank johnrV3728QF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I came to the star inn for a meal and the whole table had no complaints from start to finish! The reception upon arrival as we had a drink in the bar first and then to our table when we where ready....More

1  Thank Bro m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions were good,nice interior but when the food eventually came,long wait considering it was not busy,only one of the three orders was right the liver and mash was plentyful but my wife's omelette was not appetising even to look at the presentation was awful...More

2  Thank Charles P
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place. We visited on Saturday evening around 430 pm and the restaurant was very quiet but as time drew on it steadily got busier so would advise booking as the restaurant itself is not huge. We walked in and found a seat and...More

1  Thank Kayleigh G
Reviewed May 1, 2017

15 people to see to and the service was brilliant food was so nice we all had the special offer £11.99 for two course meal not one person complained that they werent happy with their meals will be going back

1  Thank eileenhennessey
thestarnigel, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Glad to here you enjoyed your experience with us the £11.99 2 course early diner menu is very Popular and ideal for a larger party. Thank you for taking the time to write a review cheers

Reviewed April 17, 2017

Booked family meal for 4 on Easter Sunday. On arrival usual warm welcome and shown promptly to our table. We had a wonderful meal which was as usual excellent and were kept supplied by attentive staff with drinks, we also had the added bonus of...More

1  Thank joe f
thestarnigel, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience great to know people appreciate what we do thank you

Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

I'm sorry but we must have been to another star in Roby mill Because we didn't have the same experiences as everyone else We have been there quite a few times over recent years and found it quite nice good food good service We even...More

3  Thank susan a
thestarnigel, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

Sorry you didn't enjoy your time with us recently. Unfortunately your review is a little vague as to what the problems were. Our New menu has met with pretty much across the board approval and we pride ourselves on the level of service provided. If...More

Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

This is our favourite restaurant in the area. The menu is substantial so much so that it is sometimes difficult to choose what you want. However, the Steaks are great and can also thoroughly recommend any of the many fish dishes

2  Thank John R
thestarnigel, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

Great to know you enjoy your visits

Reviewed April 6, 2017

Went to the star last Saturday the food was delicious once again, and the staff were warm and welcoming. I've had quite a few meals now at the star, and it just gets better and better, it really is my favourite place to eat, what...More

2  Thank Jayne R
thestarnigel, Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

It's lovely to know that regular costomers enjoy the constant improvements we try to implement

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
phil b
are dogs allowed in the bar area?
March 8, 2017|
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Response from thestarnigel | Property representative |
Sorry we serve food in all areas of the pub so unfortunately we don't allow dogs thanks for the enquiry
Do you do anything for gluten free on the menu?
February 13, 2017|
Response from thestarnigel | Property representative |
All our food is cooked fresh to order we carry glutton free bread and pasta just choose your dish tell your server you are glutton free and our chefs will prepare it freshly for you.
Name of proprietor
August 3, 2016|
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Response from thestarnigel | Property representative |
Tonge leisure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bank Top Roby Mill | Roby Mill, Skelmersdale WN8 0QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Skelmersdale
  • Phone Number: +44 1257 253355
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