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“A very good Sunday lunch”

The White Star Tavern
Ranked #149 of 909 Restaurants in Southampton
Price range: $14 - $28
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The White Star Tavern, is an award winning bar, restaurant and boutique guest accommodation set in the heart of Southampton's cosmopolitan Oxford Street district, renowned for its high quality restaurants and outstanding culinary diversity.Named after the famous White Star Line, the prominent British shipping company, the building still retains a unique charme and elegance and it is home to a fashionable bar and restaurante. The White Star has recently enjoyed a return to its former use as a hotel, recognized by the AA with 4 stars for our luxury guest accommodation.
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Met up with old friends here on a Sunday lunch recently. Very enjoyable meal of pork belly and fish & chips with a few bottles of wine at a very reasonable cost.

Service was unhurried and efficient and the place was pretty busy with several large groups enjoying their lunches too. The musical duo a bit later in the afternoon were a bonus too, creating a very enjoyable atmosphere.

We would all definitely return.

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Thank coop w
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WhiteStarTavern, General Manager at The White Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2013

Thank you for your feedback following your Sunday Lunch Experience at The White Star. We do endeavour to promote our Sunday lunchtimes as 'Lazy Sundays' and I gather from your comments this is what you experienced, with great food, wine and service in the atmosphere of live music. We look forward to your return.

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Reviewed December 10, 2012

Visited the White Star with family on a weekend. Food orders came very quickly which was enjoyed by one and all.

Not a typical pub environment though comfortable.

Staff alert and accommodating.

Will go again.

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Thank nomadEurope
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WhiteStarTavern, General Manager at The White Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2013

I very much appreciate your review on Trip Advisor. I noted your comment regarding alert and accommodating staff and will ensure this is passed onto the relevant staff that were looking after you on the day. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to The White Star.

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Reviewed November 13, 2012

I went to The White Star with friends for an impromptu meal, and even though we had not booked, the staff were very accommodating, finding seats for us in the busy restaurant. Not having eaten here before we were very impressed with the food and service - the establishment well deserves its food accolades. I already looking forward to our next visit.

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Thank Graeme H
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WhiteStarTavern, General Manager at The White Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2013

Thank you very much for your great feedback, it is pleasing to read that you had such a nice experience and that you found both food quality and service to be of a good standard. Having read that it was your first experience with us, I certainly hope we will be seeing you many times in the future.

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Reviewed November 12, 2012

Short review here.

Came for the roast dinner, sat down and ordered.

we had;
Whitebait - 7/10 - very small plate!
Tempura Squid with chilli Mayo(?) - it was Mary rose sauce - 6/10 very oily and a bit overcooked.
Roast pork loin with Pan Haggerty and cabbage and bacon - 9/10 (pork had not been rested enough so lost a mark!
Roast beef with all the trimmings 6/10 because of so much fat on the beef and the near cold gravy

overall 7/10

I would eat there again but not for Sunday lunch.

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Thank Tony_McSpadden
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WhiteStarTavern, Manager at The White Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2013

Thank-you for your review.

It's a shame your visit to us wasn't 10/10, as this is our aim with every customer who walks through the door.

I have passed your comments to our Head Chef, and we would love the opportunity again in the future to raise your overall experience from a 7/10 to a 10/10.

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Reviewed November 11, 2012

good place to go with friends, never eaten here but the service is good and great atmoshpere, highly recommnded and is in the nicer part of southampton.

Thank Holly J
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