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80 High Street | Shanklin's Old Village, Shanklin PO37 6NJ, England
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Shanklin, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Fantastic evenings spent here with fantastic food and service by Ewa and David. Brilliant themed nights including tapas, Polish nights and wine tasting events

Thank patoulton
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We visited Stars recently and had seafood which was extremely tasty and would recommend it. The staff were very helpful.

1 Thank Sidina C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Having walked from Shanklin to this restaurants new location in Sandown for an evening drink, we noticed how great the menu looked and really liked the idea of the volcanic rock to cook the steak. So we saved our 'date night,' for the last night of out trip leaving our child with her Grandparents in Shanklin and again walked the... More 

1 Thank SarahMeeks77
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Each time we come to the Isle of Wight this place changes it name. Came in May had to wait a while for a table and there is no much room at the bar. Had the fish and chips and i have had better, the staff were running around like headless chickens and the manager had to come down and... More 

Thank janet b
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

All round good. Went three times on a short break. The manager was very entertaining and the food was good. Going back to the Isle in august .planning to pay a visit again

2 Thank trev r
Exeter, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I went to Stars for an evening meal and both opted to have the BBQ chicken stack. It was delicious, and we were told it was the chefs own recipe. Fantastic service and lovely atmosphere. Thoroughly recommend this restaurant to all visitors to the Isle of Wight.

2 Thank Susanna91
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We visited at 7.45 one evening, the restaurant was empty we were served by a lovely waitress and drinks were brought promptly and our orders taken. My husband had pork chops which were very nice and I had the beer battered fish, this was not hand battered and I suspect frozen which was a little disappointing however it was quite... More 

Thank Carol N
Vikki F, Owner at Stars, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Firstly I would like to thank you for your kind comments about your waitress and good service. At Stars we serve a full evening menu every day from 5pm and sandwiches and snacks during the day. The meal your husband had was a combo of BBQ ribs and fresh chicken breast marinated in cajun spices... More 

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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We travelled to Shanklin from Essex and went into the star for dinner all dressed up as the reviews were good so thought we cant go wrong. Unfortunitly was served by a lady that seem uninterested we ordered what we believed to be home made food to find the chips were frozen type an excuse of a salad on the... More 

1 Thank maxine m
Vikki F, Owner at Stars, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am very sorry you were disappointed in your meal at Stars. I would like to respond to some of the points you make in your review. 1. I served you on the evening in question. As the owner of the business I am never disinterested in my customers. I seated you, brought you... More 

Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We had lunch hear the sandwich was fresh and the salad very fresh nice wine and freindly staff we would have tried evening meal as looked very nice but it was our last day and weather was not to good to walk to old village

1 Thank jackiem972
Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

A great place to sit, have a drink & watch the world go by... We went twice during our recent stay on IOW & couldn't fault the service or the drinks!!

Thank SamDennett
Vikki F, Owner at Stars, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of Stars. We are always pleased you enjoyed your visits. Thanks again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 High Street | Shanklin's Old Village, Shanklin PO37 6NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: 01983-508663
We serve meals all day from 10.30am 'til late, which include snacks and light bites such as paninis, baguettes, jacket potatoes and breakfasts to full meals, inlcuding locally sourced Isle of Wight steaks and fresh fish. Families are welcome and we have a selection of childen's meals.We pride ourselves on providing good service and freshly prepared food in a relaxed, friendly environment. Reservations welcome

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?