The Star Inn

Market Rd, Great Dunmow, United Kingdom, CM6 9as
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Opening Information

Lunch is served between 12.00-3.00pm Tuesday's to Saturday's and 12.00-6.00pm on Sunday's.
Dinner is served between 6.00-10.00pm. We are closed Sunday evenings and Mondays.

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Gay
  • Deli

About The Star Inn

Here at The Star Inn we have combined the charm of an old English setting with an atmosphere that is calm and relaxed. We are the perfect venue for couples who fancy a quiet night out, to family get together's on a Sunday afternoon.
Our menu showcases great cuts of local meat, with a choice of our own recipe rubs and marinades to choose from.
Not a meat lover? Don't worry we always a have a great selection of fresh fish dishes along with vegetarian options on our menu.

Cuisine: British, African, All You Can Eat
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Visited On Thursday, 12 March 2020

Another wonderful evening -- not only is the food really great but the Staff are so friendly; helpful and attentive that it is a real pleasure to make the next booking

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Visited On Thursday, 05 March 2020

We booked a table for 7 people and the food was outstanding. Everyone was pleased with their meal. Staff really friendly and atmosphere tranquil. We will definitely be returning.

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Visited On Thursday, 13 February 2020

The only problem encountered was the reminder of our booking email containing the wrong time but this was resolved very quickly. We had a very good evening celebrating the news of an engagement and new arrival in the family for each of our adult kids.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Excellent food in relaxed but more upmarket feeling surroundings and atmosphere coupled with excellent service = a great experience. Throughly recommended.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

The booking process was a complete shambles. My emails were either not received or not responded to. When I phoned to check our booking (party of 12 for a 40th birthday) no one ever answered the phone. Had to send our preorder 3 times before it finally got through. The meal itself was very nice and our waiter was very good but service was definitely lacking. No one asked how we wanted the steaks cooked, no one asked if we wanted any additional sides. Just the little things that would have made the whole experience much better.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

This was our second visit to The Star Inn and we will definitely be going back again. The food is excellent, well presented and good value for money, combined with great friendly service, what more can you ask for.

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 December 2019

We so enjoyed our second Christmas with you, fabulous food and service...really welcoming , we will be back! - thank you!

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 December 2019

Excellent service, nothing to much to make the day. Special thank you to the Manager

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

We went to the Star for our Christmas party and enjoyed a Tina Turner tribute night. An enjoyable night was had by all and the food was lovely.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Sunday lunch was a pleasure. Food was very nicely presented as well as good to quality. Not easy when you are delivering roasts etc. Puds were nicely done as well. Makes a difference when food is served in a very appetising way.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

Resturant was chilly my sisters had to keep their scarves on. Food bland and quite dry

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

We quite often visit the Star for dinner, as we always have such a lovely meal. However on this occasion I was a bit disappointed with the new menu. I am a vegetarian and there was only 1 main dish to choose from (risotto), when I asked if there was any alternative Vegetarian option I was advised that unfortunately there wasn’t. Even though I am a vegetarian, I still do really enjoy food and it is always nice to have a choice of options from a menu. Because there is only one choice for me and I’m not particularly that keen on risotto, it means that I am now unlikely to make the Star my number one choice when looking to book a meal out, which is a real shame as we do normally really enjoy it there. Kind regards.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Another enjoyable visit. Was pleased that servers came periodically to check if everything was ok (it was). No complaints at all.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 October 2019

The Star is a lovely place to dine for any occasion and the food is excellent.We will certainly return. The only reason I have marked the service down is that we were not asked if we wanted any sauces/condiments (eg mustard/horseradish) with our roast beef lunch, no-one came to see if everything was ok and no-one came to offer more drinks after we had finished our first ones early on.

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Visited On Tuesday, 08 October 2019

My guests and I were all impressed with our meals , they were delicious and very nicely presented. Just the right portion size too , will be back .

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Can’t fault the food or the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. We were a party of 12 in one of the private dining rooms so unable to comment on atmosphere as such. Lovely venue for something special or a random Tuesday night treat

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Visited On Saturday, 14 September 2019

The perfect venue for a meal out. The menu is varied enough to suit all tastes; the atmosphere is relaxing and friendly; and the staff aim to please, in a professional manner.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 July 2019

We held our wedding reception at the star Inn on Thursday 4th July. It was truly amazing! Dean allowed us to bring in a styling team who worked with the already beautiful 2 rooms upstairs and transformed it for us. When we arrived we were greeted with smiling faces from staff who couldn't of been more helpful. We have to say that the staff worked like Trojans for the whole night keeping people's glasses topped up and make sure guests were served food. The food .... wow! We had so many guests of ours say just how lovely the food was. Very tasty and there wasn't anyone that disliked a thing. Being a Thursday the star have an offer on Gins and Vodka which they honoured for us I think the bar may have been drunk dry! The bride is a big Gin lover and was introduced to Pinapple gin, totally amazing! It was a very hot day but this wasn't a problem as guests were able to use the front garden area to cool off and enjoy the evening. Some of the guests also stayed with us in the stables hotel rooms. These are decorated beautifully and was very handy to just roll into bed after a long evenings celebrations. The only downside to some of the rooms directly on the road is the noise from the passing traffic as it was extremely hot we had to have the windows open so was a tad noisy. The breakfast the next morning was delicious and very big. Just what we needed to sort our hangovers! All in all though we had fantastic experience with the Star and it made us so many memories. Would recommend to anyone looking to hold a small function there. Thank you Dean and your team. Kirsty and Nick.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 June 2019

Always look forward to a delicious Sunday roast here followed by the best sticky toffee pudding around Delicious food, excellent service!

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Visited On Sunday, 09 June 2019

Food is delicious. Very friendly staff.

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Visited On Friday, 31 May 2019

Great evening as always. Perfect food, service and setting.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 May 2019

Great experience at the Star for Sunday lunch - Great service and food was very tasty! Could do with some gluten free options for main courses and desserts (or easily adaptable versions) but would highly recommend!

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Visited On Sunday, 28 April 2019

Amazing food, comfortable environment and friendly staff

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

We always enjoy coming to the Star for food and drinks. Such lovely, friendly staff and the food is always outstanding.

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