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Star Tavern

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Cape Foulwind Road, Westport, New Zealand
+64 3-789 6923
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“turbot” (18 reviews)
“grilled fish” (4 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cape Foulwind Road, Westport, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had dinner here during the remnants of cyclone Fehi. What a welcoming place to be during a storm. As soon as we walked in we were greeted and taken to a table. I had the fish ( local ) and my husband had the...More

Thank CFlick334134
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rather good food, enjoyed by all. Also lots of beer and cider on tap. Best meal from here is the grilled turbot, according to locals and visitors.

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub/restaurant is full of character and charm. A varied menu and good quality food was served. I ordered the crumbed scallops which were good but my husband raved about the lamb shank.

Thank DJcatEssexUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner and lots of drinks here recently, great food, friendly staff, friendly resident dog, closest pub to Australia (at Byron Bay) apparently.

Thank Jeanie2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in a place next door and headed on out to the pub in the evening. It wasn't overly busy but the welcome was good and Kate, the owner was really nice to chat to. Pop on in and have a beverage!

Thank Bevelini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food only average and a little pricey . Was the only place we could go as the weather was to severe.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great local tavern, with decent food, good beer, friendly service & all reasonably priced. All accompanied by a humongous but friendly dog. Although the sign said order at the bar, they took our order at the table. The fish and chips were excellent; locally caught...More

Thank TaurangaTikiTourer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very warmly welcomed & given menus, but had to order at the bar. Menu was classic 1980s pub food - chips with just about everything, nothing that required a dictionary to interpret - BUT our large group was all served together and the...More

Thank zhuhai2007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a meal here which was delicious, nicely presented and beautifully cooked. The fish was local Turbot - divine.

Thank keartoncottages
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled up in our motorhomes x 3 and owners happy for us to park where we liked. Garden Bar great and greeted by Lady the cat and Governor the HUGE dog. Delicious wedges and lovely friendly staff. Awesome place.

Thank 452paw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cape Foulwind Road, Westport, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +64 3-789 6923
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