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“WORTH THE DRIVE”
Review of Star Inn

Star Inn
Ranked #22 of 47 Restaurants in Heathfield
Price range: $67 - $67
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 23, 2013

A wonderful pub full of history, it was a heaven for smugglers three hundred years ago.
Lovely upstairs room with Latin inscriptions. Before I talk about the food I must say something about the garden, it is splendid on a Summer's day and full of fantastic flowers. You can have lunch outside if you want to.
Their speciality is shoulder of lamb which is so popular you have to order it in advance, it is delicious. The lamb is locally sourced from Sussex and the tenderest I have tasted. I took overseas customers (cattle breeders from Argentina no less) and they were very impressed with the quality of the meat.
In Winter you should try together a table upstairs but if that's not possible downstairs will do. If you're tall be aware of low beams, this is a really old pub.
I'm glad it is out in the sticks so you don't get too many passers by.

Thank Platense41
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

brilliant food, lovely lovely atmosphere. couldn't fault it. now a firm family favourite. also has lovely beer garden as well.

Thank claire p
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Reviewed November 2, 2012

We had lunch here as a family party of four.
We have visited this pub on many occasions over the last 30 years (yes 30 years)
The pub hasn't changed much, nor should it, full of character, and customers.
We found a very varied menu with tastes to suit nearly all
We sampled their wines and beers which were more than acceptable.
I did find it somewhat expensive but the whole experience was very pleasant.
Recommend you give it a try

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Thank derekbjohnstone
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Reviewed September 27, 2012

Excellent food, service atmosphere and value makes for a superb evening out. The owners, Mike & Sue, and the staff do thier utmost to make you feel welcome. Superb setting, a proper country Inn with 5 star food.

2  Thank Stephen B
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

Difficult to find, but what a gem of an english pub. Bar service was was "tops" even the spinning of the fruit juice. The barman/acting landlord (as they were on holiday) was a pleasure to be served by, great knowlege of wines and the menus. All the tables were reserved, however he un-reserved one for us three, with a lovely comment of "That table is reserved for you" what a gent, we will return, thanks Ed you are a star.

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Thank LondonmmO
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