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The Star Inn The City
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waiting staff wear masks
Birthday meal... service was exceptional 😁
Went on a Thursday afternoon and due to Covid restrictions the place was very quite and so lacked a little atmosphere.
Food was nicely presented although for the price the portions were rather small.
Service was very good by the waiter who looked after us.
Food very good. Service was also very good. Sadly the atmosphere suffered because of the covid situation too quiet.
Lovely meal and great service. Small choice on the menu but everyone in the party enjoyed their choice. Thank you for a lovely (and safe) evening.
Never disappointed. Always good food.
Would like a 2/3 course set menu option on a sunday ...
Great service. Clean. Tables well spaced.
Excellent food and great service
Excellent Sunday lunch. Very good Covid safety measures in place.
Lovely place, great staff and great food, toilets are terrible though,
We had been recommended by some friends, and we were not disappointed. The measures they had put in place for covid were excellent and it felt very safe, yet relaxed in a good way. The food was outstanding and I would recommend the pear and cheese 'custard' to anyone - really unusual and delicious. What made our evening even better was our waitress who was utterly delightful. She could not have been more friendly and helpful and I wish I'd asked her name so the owners know what a delightful employee they have. A lovely evening all round.
Our 3rd visit - good and service is always excellent
Great setting for the restaurant and the food was lovely although the menu was a little limited. Good choice of wine.
Fabulous ambience and service made this a great lunchtime treat.
Excellent food & service! Staff friendly and polite, lovely ambience and location overlooking the river. Would fully recommend!
Outstanding service from our waiter, I wish I could remember his name. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and the staff prepared a lovely pudding board with Happy Anniversary written in chocolate which made our visit extra special.
Food was fine. nothing bad but nothing you’re going to remember to be honest.
Had to ask for the lights to be turned down, as the spotlight above us was blaring. The waiter duly obliged.
Lovely meal, delicious food! Very attentive and friendly server at the start of the meal but she disappeared before we left. More information about Sunday Roasts on the website would be great too as we missed out
Very friendly waitress, lovely surroundings, beautiful food
The food was fine, but not particularly memorable. The plum sponge pudding was particularly disappointing being dry and bland. It’s the second time I’ve been there but it didn’t live up to my first experience which was excellent.
With the current Covid restrictions and guidelines in place The Star Inn The City felt very safe. We had a wonderful evening with amazing food and great service
Excellent as ever. Plus good standard of covid measures. Treat yourself it will be worth it.
Really lovely meal as always. Struggled for a starter but not their fault! Fish was perfectly cooked and the chocolate parfait was dreamy. Service really lovely - attentive but not pushy and we were delighted to be allowed a bit of extra time at the table.
Food and service was excellent, lovely location on the river, would definatly return
A relaxed up-market dining experience. The service was genuinely warm, professional and balanced. The food was comforting and delicious. The atmosphere pleasant and friendly, making for a special experience. The trees surrounding the restaurant, in full Autumnal splendour was the icing on the cake.
25 minutes to be served with a drink. Waitress had a couldn’t care less attitude. Main course lovely. Plum pudding had to be returned as was cold. One party of the 3 didn’t receive her dessert till prompted. Very poor.
Quality of food was good and clearly the location is excellent but service in the Star consistently lets it down. This is not a COVID thing it’s has alway been a bit hit and miss. Very slow to serve and our meals didn’t all come together. Table very slowed to be cleared and empty cups left on the table long after our champagne was served. Just all felt a bit slap dash.
Really enjoyed my experience here, the service was great. lots of choice on menu for breakfast. Good price point too.
What a treat it was to have breakfast at the Star Inn The city. Definitely worth the hours drive to get there.
Such a pleasure to be able to support The Star
What a lovely evening, made even better by the staff and the food. A great time was had by the two of us and in these difficult times the Star Inn was a fantastic way to spend a few hours.
Fantastic lunch , cannon of lamb , also felt very safe too
Well done team
In a word, overpriced. It’s a lovely location. The service is good. The ambience is good. But my son and I each had the lamb, which was ok but not special and a bit measly. There were no green vegetable sides to have with it (odd to serve lamb with no appropriate veg to go with it). We had to order mash as an extra. I got one other side and we had a glass of wine each and it came to £81. It just didn’t feel worth it.
A lovely welcome from the staff, COVID safe with tables well spaced. Food was tasty as usual with a great selection on the menu.
Lively atmosphere despite the current conditions. Great service.
Love this place. Obviously a lot quieter at the moment but perfect for a business lunch. Food was great. Service friendly. All good!
The Ox Cheek was stunning, service is great and it has a warm, cosy authentic vibe in a great location in the city centre .
The menu was varied and they also had daily specials which were very good. The food was well cooked and well presented and was full of flavour. My ox cheek was delicious and my husband had a coley curry which he said was excellent. They had wines by the glass and were well chosen with a few grapes and producers we had not heard of. The gin list was very extensive. All in all a wonderful eating out experience. The tables were well spaced apart but the restaurant didn’t feel empty and therefore had a good ambience. If the weather was good they have a lovely terrace overlooking the river.
Exceptional food, lovely atmosphere and super staff.
Great food excellent service and an amazing setting
Lovely staff very knowledgeable about the menu and drinks. Huge help with coming to a decision.
Service was excellent , food was average but over priced, better places to eat in York.
Nice food, good choice. Would certainly eat here again.
The Star Inn The City is rated 4.5 stars by 2803 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.