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The Star Inn The Harbour

9.3/10
337
1 Langborne Road YO21 1YN Whitby, YO21 1DN Endeavour Wharf, WhitbySee map

Average price £34

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MICHELIN Guide selection 2020

  • The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
  • 2 couvert(s) Comfortable restaurant

MICHELIN Guide's Point Of View

Andrew Pern has fulfilled a dream by opening this modern brasserie by the harbour in his home town. The extensive menu offers classic British ...

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price £34
    Special request
Grilled Natural Smoked Hartlepool Haddock,
£18
Bubble & Squeak, Whole Grain Mustard Velouté, Poached Hen’s Egg
Baked Fishmonger’s ‘Pye
£15
Wensleydale Cheese Mash, ‘Stargazy’ Crevette, Seasonal Vegetables
Grilled Market Fish of the Day
£18
Shoreline Vegetables, Caper, Brown Shrimp & Garden Herb Butter, New Potatoes
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User photos

Hot and cold platter
squid starter to share
Pork cheek croquettes
Surf and snout

Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9.3/10
based on 337 reviews
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Quality of food :9.3/10
Service :9.3/10
Setting :9.2/10
  1. Kerrie  C.
    Kerrie C.
    • one review
    10/10

    Had an amazing evening. The food was delicious.

  2. Kate s.
    Kate s.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    Great staff and fab food as always

  3. Andrea D.
    Andrea D.
    • one review
    10/10

    An excellent meal, very attentive staff and a lovely atmosphere. It made a great start to the Christmas break and we will definitely be back again soon.

  4. David L.
    David L.
    • one review
    10/10

    We have eaten here before and will again. Excellent food service and all with a smile.

  5. Gill C.
    Gill C.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Very good service by Joanne in strange circumstances as with Covid it wasn't busy in the restaurant

  6. Valerie G.
    Valerie G.
    • one review
    10/10

    The Sunday lunch was delicious. The beef was tender and pink and the cauliflower cheese could have been served as a meal in itself. The Star Inn the Harbour was warm and welcoming on a grey wet day. We could have stayed all day.

  7. Sue T.
    Sue T.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    The welcome at The Star was as good as ever and the service excellent. The food was delicious. We had a wonderful relaxing evening whilst feeling very safe. We hope your many loyal customers continue to return to you. Keep safe.

  8. Jerry O.
    Jerry O.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Very good food and service. WE really liked the ambiance and it was tastefully decked out for Christmas. Shame there were so few people in the restaurant - only 3 other tables while we were there. Only one small issue - My wife is coeliac and she was told the Sunday roast option could be served GF - what she wasn't told was she wouldn't get the Yorkshire puddings and cauliflower cheese. Would expect to be warned and/or offered alternative. Other than that, all very good.

  9. Kate s.
    Kate s.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    Lovely food and fabulous service as always

  10. Bob C.
    Bob C.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Excellent. Clearly they are working under difficult conditions at the moment but the staff dealt with this very professionally.

  11. Tom S.
    Tom S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Having visited sister restaurant in York our expectations were high, and we were not disappointed. We were welcomed at the entrance and then to reception, checked in and shown to our table, all Covid compliant. The menu was varied and full, difficult to choose, but eventually chose the mussels, followed by lamb rump and a delicious ‘carrot cake’, excellent food. Staff were attentive and friendly, helped us choose our wine. Will definitely return on our next visit to Whitby. Thank you for a splendid evening.

  12. Sandra h.
    Sandra h.
    • one review
    10/10

    Yet another wonderful meal at The Star . We always have a meal here when we visit Whitby and we are never disappointed. Special thanks to our waitress who was absolutely lovely.

  13. Maria W.
    Maria W.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Beautiful food, wonderful staff and COVID measures spot on. Docked one star for service only as we had to wait a while for our food. Will be back again on our next trip to Whitby!

  14. Kate s.
    Kate s.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    Always fantastic

  15. Karen G.
    Karen G.
    • one review
    8/10

    food was very nice but not worth the money we paid it was very disappointed with special lobster i had there was no meat on it and very small my partner had steak and was very dry we been before and had a very nice meal so thats why we come back its was not cheap but dont mind paying good money for good food very disappointed

  16. Peter B.
    Peter B.
    • one review
    10/10

    Superb

  17. Kim F.
    Kim F.
    • one review
    9/10

    When visiting Whitby we love to eat here. The menu suits our palette and the food is fresh and well presented. The portion sizes are just right for us as we like to enjoy 3-4 courses. The informal setting suits the location and the restaurant has a good atmosphere. The service was very good on our recent and the staff friendly.

  18. Lisa Gardham R.
    Lisa Gardham R.
    • one review
    10/10

    We were booked in at 5.39 but went at 5pm and they were so accommodating. Waitress was fabulous, can’t remember her name, but she was fab! The food was delicious - hubby had lamb and I had steak. There were lots of people in, even though it was very early so there was a great buzz. Would definitely return and definitely recommend!! 5 stars ????

  19. Tony S.
    Tony S.
    • one review
    9/10

    Lovely ambience. Stylish & excellent service

  20. Carolyn A.
    Carolyn A.
    • one review
    9/10

    A really lovely evening despite Covid. Staff were attentive and there was a lovely atmosphere. Our food was very good though perhaps not quite as good as I had imagined it would be. The rump of lamb and the sea bass dishes were a highlight but the starter croquettes lacked flavour. A nice wine list and pleasing to be able to buy many by the glass though this does inevitably lead to some being rather 'flat', we wondered how long the bottles had been open. Literally no nose and no depth of flavour. These are minor niggles though, I'd return in a heartbeat.

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1 Langborne Road YO21 1YN Whitby, YO21 1DN, Endeavour Wharf, Whitby, United Kingdom

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