RestaurantsNorth YorkshireHaromeYO62

survey result

Summary

£77
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Andrew Pern’s growing foodie empire started off at this “beautiful”, “charming and comfortable”, thatched 14th-century inn over two decades ago, and he has successfully maintained its reputation for “wonderful food, with superb flavours”. One or two fans tip the “brilliant à la carte” over a tasting menu that can seem “a bit out-there” to more conservative tastes, or “prefer the light and airy modern dining room to the old pub-style one”. And on the downside, there remains a minority view that it is “overpriced and living off its kudos”.

Summary

£77
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Andrew Pern’s growing foodie empire started off at this “beautiful”, “charming and comfortable”, thatched 14th-century inn over two decades ago, and he has successfully maintained its reputation for “wonderful food, with superb flavours”. One or two fans tip the “brilliant à la carte” over a tasting menu that can seem “a bit out-there” to more conservative tastes, or “prefer the light and airy modern dining room to the old pub-style one”. And on the downside, there remains a minority view that it is “overpriced and living off its kudos”.

Summary

£75
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“If Carlsberg made pubs…!” then fans of Andrew Pern’s well-known destination say they would be like his thatched, 14th-century inn (which he’s run for more than 20 years) with its “roaring log fire” – a perfect setting for Pern’s ‘modern Yorkshire’ cooking, with plenty of game from the nearby moors, prepared “without pretension and yet so delicious”. It doesn’t wow absolutely everyone, though, with a minority of diners who say “while it’s very good, I can’t help feeling it’s not quite what it once was”.

Summary

£70
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“One of the nicest pubs in one of the nicest villages, with some of the best pub food in England!” – Andrew Pern’s famous “olde worlde” 14th-century thatched inn “was in the vanguard of the gastropub revolution” despite its “in-the-middle-of-nowhere” location north east of York. Nowadays the cooking remains “fabulous without being overly pretentious”“very seasonal and local (with lots of game)”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu,Portions
Yes
10
No dress code
75
Yes

The Star Inn Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Star Inn Restaurant in YO62, Harome by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Star Inn restaurant.
Andrew J
Nice bread - tasted just like a pizza. Ama...
Reviewed 1 months, 15 days ago

"Nice bread - tasted just like a pizza. Amazing butter. Ham hock ravioli with onions and cheese; plaice with lobster and mushrooms; strawberries and cream. 2 people. £174."

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Joshua J
Gorgeous building and really lovely garden....
Reviewed 2 months, 28 days ago

"Gorgeous building and really lovely garden. A lovely atmosphere as we walked in. We were able to enjoy drinks before dining. Menu was expensive but it is a Michelin starred Restaurant so wasn’t surprised. Some local/seasonal dishes on the menu. Some of the dishes were excellent. Service was good in parts…. But overall not good as you would expect from a restaurant of that level"

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Andrew R
It was well worth the six hour crawl up the...
Reviewed 4 months, 12 days ago

"It was well worth the six hour crawl up the motorways to spend a few nights at The Star. The setting is simply stunning and the food and the service are first rate. Simply excellent."

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neil p
Second lunch in 3 years, although under ver...
Reviewed 4 months, 23 days ago

"Second lunch in 3 years, although under very different circumstances. The food was exceptional particularly the dessert ( rhubarb soufflé with ginger Parkin Ice cream) Service was discreet and professional and friendly. Great value for money. Will definitely be back. "

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 85.00 Always available 10
Menu2 95.00 Always available 12

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£13.00 £35.00 £13.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £34.00
Filter Coffee £3.90
Harome, Harome, YO62 5JE
Opening hours
Monday5:30 pm‑8:30 pm
Tuesday11:30 am‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑8:30 pm
Wednesday11:30 am‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑8:30 pm
Thursday11:30 am‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑8:30 pm
Friday11:30 am‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑8:30 pm
Saturday11:30 am‑3 pm, 4:30 pm‑9 pm
Sunday11:30 am‑6 pm

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