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The Old Star Inn

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Church Street | Kilham, Driffield YO25 4RG, England
+44 1262 420619
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Driffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good portions excellent home cooked chips. Nothing too much trouble for the staff very good value for money.

Thank fwoodiz
Hornsea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Today we attempted to stop off for lunch before going to the Driffield Steam Rally. The first pub we went to looked desserted, the second place gave us very little choice and had no appeal so we drove around looking for a place to stop visiting most villages but nothing took our fancy until we walked into The Old Star... More 

1 Thank MandyM1964
Leeds, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly locals and staff. Hand pulled theakstons plus others. Food delicious and reasonably priced.

Thank Thermicplace7
Leeds, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finding good quality pub food in the East Riding always seems to be a challenge and I haven't been to this particular pub for many years so didn't know what to expect. This was for a midweek lunch for three so the bar was very quiet, the menu seemed OK and there were a few daily specials on the board,... More 

1 Thank 250ABR
Leeds, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a pleasant Friday lunch here of gammon & chicken. My husbands gammon was as big as I've seen, it filled the whole plate - so come with a big appetite if you want to tackle it. The salad & mushrooms that accompanied his dish were delicious. My chicken was tasty & succulent. However, I did not like the... More 

Thank Mwalshm
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Sunday dinner with family. Really well done lasagne with lots of meat and salad. Excellent kids serves of Sunday lunch with veggies and very good service as well. Atmosphere is great - very traditional pub feel.

Thank Trev_2810
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We were taken here by some friends who had recently moved to Kilham. What a lovely old place, very pleasant and friendly staff, excellent food cooked to perfection. would most definitely eat here again.

Thank CarolynBirmingham
Beverley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Found this old type village pub by accident. What a find - proper chips and a super salad served by pleasant staff. Will return.

1 Thank Trish A
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

If you want a beautiful meal served in lovely surroundings by friendly helpful staff then it comes no better than the Old Star at Kilham. I cannot praise it highly enough. The menu is an interesting mix of traditional and more exotic dishes. I love being faced with a difficult choice of such lovely fare. Everybody thoroughly enjoyed their meal... More 

1 Thank pamkingdon
United Kingdom
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We popped in here (with our dog). for a Sunday 'lunch' (although it was early evening). We (and our pooch) were made to feel most welcome. The staff are absolutely lovely, and the place has a fantastic atmosphere. The food is pretty wonderful - none of your small portions here, this is Yorkshire size portions - we live 'down south'... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street | Kilham, Driffield YO25 4RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  East Riding of Yorkshire  >  Driffield
  • Phone Number: +44 1262 420619
The Old Star in Kilham is a traditional country pub in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds and the local community. Real Ales and freshly prepared local meals are a mainstay. With 2 log burners and 2 open fires throughout the pub a warm welcome is guaranteed even on the chilliest winter (or summer) evening. A south-facing beer garden means children, dogs and sun-seekers are well catered for. Alternating Wednesdays we hold a quiz night. We are flexable to do take-way too, please just submit your order and we will prepare it for you! For tables of 6+ booking is appreciated as this will allow for better service for you and other diners. The pub is dog friendly, however during eating and peak hours owners are requested to ensure their dogs are under control and out of the dining areas. Looking forward to see you soon!

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