The Seven Stars

4.7
656 reviews
£25 and under
British
Dinton has rallied around to save The Seven Stars by purchasing the freehold and the local people have entrusted us with the running of this fine pub. Our intention is for you to enjoy all we have to offer whether it be a pint of fine ale, glass of wine, a bar snak or a full meal.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 656 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.6
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4.6
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100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely postcard worthy village pub nestled in the heart of rural Buckinghamshire with its period features throughout the village and pub itself making for a charming destination for all occasions.

The staff were very attentive and friendly.

The food was very warming and comforting, we had the goats cheese with beetroot to start and I had the signature dish The Stars Burger for main. My fiancée now wife (pre wedding meal out) had the halloumi burger and said it was delicious and I quote “the perfect level of squeaky for halloumi” make of that as you will :D

Overall this is a firm favourite of ours and cannot recommend the place highly enough.

There is also ample parking and a delightful pub garden.

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OpenTable Diner
Bedfordshire
10 reviews
Dined on 28 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was one of the first meals I have had in a restaurant indoors since restrictions were removed. I may have therefore been more excited than usual, but my friend and I had a wonderful experience. Starting with the food, which was delicious. I had the Gazpacho soup and the salmon tagliatelle followed by the cheese board. All were well cooked and more importantly the portion size was just right. With other meals, I have been known to have a sandwich when I return home but that was certainly not the case today. The service was brilliant. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. From a COVID-19 point of view all was carefully distanced in case anyone is worried. We originally chose here primarily because they are open on Monday lunchtimes, but from now on this will be my restaurant of choice for all the right reasons

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PaulineR
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

We did have to wait 1hr and 15 mins for our main course. It was very busy but there was not enough serving staff to cover the amount of customers. It was initially very windy where we were seated and arranged for an alternative table. The staff were very apologetic and extremely courteous and polite. The food was excellent as was the marquee where we were seated. This was exceptional as the restaurant is top of my favourites list.

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OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great food and great beer.

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AdTurn
London
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent lunch. Food was delicious and beer was great. Staff very friendly and attentive.

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StephanR
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 21 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely place friendly staff would definitely recommend and go again

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MaryS
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Stef very friendly as always. They have managed outdoor dining extremely well. Plenty of gazebos - some with heaters. Blankets are available.
Tables are from inside so you feel you are eating at a proper restaurant
Highly recommend

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Izzy
London
4 reviews
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved being back at The Seven Stars!
A great welcome, great service & fabulous food!
Thank you Steph & your wonderful team!

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OpenTable Diner
Buckinghamshire
4 reviews
Dined on 16 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great village pub with wonderful atmosphere and friendly staff. Food is excellent

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Jsquared
Hampshire
2 reviews
Dined on 14 April 2021
Overall3food1service4ambience4

This was my first visit back to The Seven Stars and I was very excited. The staff were friendly and efficient and the organisation with respect to COVID was very good. Unfortunately the food was a big disappointment, my friend’s risotto was under cooked and my soup tasted solely of mustard. The portions were not generous. I really hope that this was a ‘one off’ as I like the pub and have had several good celebratory meals here in the past. We did mention our displeasure to the waitress but there was scant reaction.

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jans
Bath
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So lovely to be back again, great to see Steph, must be the best welcome for miles around!!!!!

Fab food, excellent service and sooooooo good to have a pint in the black stuff again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

See you soon Steph, many thanks,

Peter & Jan

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ZoeS
Oxford
3 reviews
Dined on 13 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food in beautiful surroundings with an attentive host. Nothing is too much trouble and we were made to feel very welcome. A very pleasurable lunchtime experience. Thank you Seven Stars.

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Lucy
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely, pub, relaxed atmosphere. Child friendly. Kind staff, lovely little village.
We felt very welcome and lots of nice outside tables.

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NicholasR
London
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food. Everything was delicious, one of our favourite places to eat.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As usual the food and service were very good.

CP
CarolP
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service. The restaurant is cosy with good spaced out tables. The food is very good with a varied menu and daily specials

GS
GaryS
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice food served by very friendly and helpful staff

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RobertT
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always welcoming and nice food in pleasant but not crowed environment

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GregT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great meal in fantastic friendly environment. Great staff and food. Well Done!

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MandyS
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All super.... Staff, food, everything. Will be back!

PS
PeterS
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 11 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice location and great food with good attentive service.

JS
JanS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely country pub with amazing food. Stephanie couldn’t be a better host. We have eaten here so many times nad always have a lovely time

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RobertE
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent, and so was the service. The lady in charge was very happy to chat about things and we look forward to going back soon.

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MattM
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great food and such a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended!

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CaronS
London
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hats off to Steph and her merry band to getting it just right as ever. Well spaced tables and observing of SD rules and the most beautiful food. If it is on the menu, you must try the haddock with rosti and the most perfectly poached egg I have ever had. I can't recommend this pub highly enough, fabulous restaurant food in a charming, warm and friendly environment.
Take away available during lockdown too... I will be booking my pick up for a Sunday roast well in advance for next week!

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DaveW
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good variety of tasty dishes,with friendly staff and service

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CarolH
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A really lovely pre-lockdown lunch. Always a perfect and comfortable place to be! Well done and thanks to all. Look forward to our next sitting

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PatriciaG
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food, friendly and engaged staff, warm and beautiful surroundings. Definitely recommend.

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RichardS
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanks to Steph and the team for great food and great service in homely surroundings. My favourite local restaurant. What a pity lockdown is going to prevent us going back for a while, though I'm sure a Seven Stars takeaway will taste just as good.

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OpenTable Diner
Buckinghamshire
3 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual the food was amazing, Steph and the team were as friendly, welcoming and accommodating as always. Such a lovely vibe and perfect food, what more could you ask for.?

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Emily
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A fantastic meal served by friendly, welcoming and attentive staff in a gorgeous setting. A relaxed and safe environment - just what we wanted.

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OpenTable Diner
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service we received was absolutely amazing. The staff couldn’t try harder to help with anything
Even made my daughter a custom lunch which she loved

I would definitely recommend this pub

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SoniaG
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is a lovely pub in a pretty village, my visit was unfortunately rushed but the food and service were excellent if on the slightly pricey side

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vipKnights1
Oxford
6 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the Seven Stars 🌟 never disappointed after a meal there. Feels safe in the current times!

CJ
CarolJ
London
6 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great staff

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ZoeS
Oxford
3 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fab food, amazing host and good value for money. Definitely a must.

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compost
London
12 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent service, food and attention to us as a group of 6. Lovely lunch.

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Anne
Oxford
4 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

As always, excellent fish & chips! Delicious cheesecake too. Friendly staff.

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JackieW
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

I’ve been to the Seven Stars several times. The food is good and the staff are very helpful and friendly. Will definitely go again.

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OpenTable Diner
Buckinghamshire
3 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Husbands birthday - staff allowed us to bring inn scale and balloon which made it more special for him

FAQs

The Seven Stars offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01296 749000.

The Seven Stars is rated 4.7 stars by 656 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.