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The Star Inn

11 Church Road, Rainford, St Helens WA11 8PX, England
+44 1744 882639
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb henry” (12 reviews)
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Opens in 23 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11 Church Road, Rainford, St Helens WA11 8PX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular visitors to this restaurant. The food is excellent and service outstanding what more can you want.

Thank balill24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Saturday evening out for a meal. Menu varied and prepared fresh. Food presented well and tasted fabulous. Service brilliant. Will definitely go back again.

Thank Arthur L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite living close by, I hadn't actually visited for a meal in quite some time. It did not let me down. The service was excellent, very friendly and helpful staff. The restaurant area is away from the bar, and allows for conversation between mouthfuls. The...More

Thank Neil D
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Myself mum and dad went for lunch here today the food was as excellent as always the service was a bit more rushed than normal but they were busy so cant blame them. Wot can I say but thanks again for lunch and dessert that...More

Thank hosp7
Reviewed November 9, 2017

6 of us went for my Mum's 50th Birthday meal. Food and service was both excellent! Especially liked the way that your order was taken in the bar area then you were only taken to your table just before your food was served! Excellent chips.

1  Thank Rob B
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times because people rave about it but can honestly say I've never had a good meal. I've tried steak, way over cooked, lamb with seasonal veg, hard and undercooked and their curry is , well let not go there. I've wasted...More

3  Thank mdw1966
Reviewed November 6, 2017

I visited with my partner for a meal on Saturday evening. I'd definitely advise booking in advance as they were very busy. We were seated quickly and ordered the calamari and stuffed mushrooms to start. Both were delicious and arrived quickly. I opted for the...More

Thank 72vrpm
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Well I wasn’t going to write a review just in case it got so popular I wouldn’t be able to get in,but not to be selfish and fair on the establishment I have, used to call in here many many years ago when it was...More

2  Thank 1AlanKay2
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Had lunch last Thursday with my wife and cousin and his wife on their recommendation. was not disappointed. The food was very good . The service was very good and the food piping hot on service. This seems to be the place to eat as...More

Thank graham b
Reviewed September 29, 2017

nice to see a pub with a restaurant doing well ,and this does with it's varied menu and separate restaurant it carries on the old traditions ,and the food is very good

Thank dedlegmusic
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louise b
March 18, 2017|
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Response from Derek R | Reviewed this property |
Would always book. Just have!
October 17, 2016|
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Response from kim m | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure he will have vegan on the menu but if you ring a few says before you book or go I am quite certain he will accommodate you, the chef is brilliant menu on line
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids
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 - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Church Road, Rainford, St Helens WA11 8PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  St Helens  >  Rainford
  • Phone Number: +44 1744 882639
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