Treat Dad This Father’s Day


Father’s Day isn’t far away and this year, the weather is looking good and we’re ready for a great day!

We’re extending our lunchtime hours, serving delicious roasts between 12:00 & 17:00, before music from the amazing Rachel Hawker playing a curated mix of fantastic songs.

We’re hoping the sun is shining and the garden will be full, so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment!

*Please also note that West’s Wood Fair is taking place this weekend, so traffic around East Dean will be heavier than usual*

New Menu now live


As we welcome brighter, warmer days we also welcome our new seasonal menu.

Featuring an array of light bites, hearty mains and sweet treats all freshly prepared within our kitchen.

Whether you’re a meat eater, vegetarian or vegan we’re sure to have something for everyone. This, coupled with our new kitchen hours, means that we can provide great food for even longer!

The new menu features:

  • Seafood including Oysters, Cockles, & fish specials
  • Meat including steak tartare, charcuterie, & our double burgers
  • Vegetarian alternatives including KFCauliflower, vegan super salads, and linguini of asparagus

You can see the full menu here, and book your table now!

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Our first beer festival!


Last year we hosted our inaugural inter-village tug-of-war and this year we’re going better. We’re hosting our own, organic, beer festival with more competitions, amazing music, and most importantly great beer.

Starting on Friday the 26th and running through til Monday the 29th there’ll be something for everyone including:

Music from:

  • Sammy Sarfas
  • The Caws Brothers
  • Dan Powell

Competitions including:

  • Tug-of-war
  • Pram race
  • Toss the welly

Breweries including:

  • Brewery 288
  • Firebird
  • Greyhound
  • Long Man
  • Gold Mark
  • Flower Pots
  • Cloak & Dagger
  • Gun
  • Langham
  • Fallen Acorn
  • Listers
  • Bowman
  • Irving
  • Southwick
  • Hepworth

It’s free entry all weekend and there are more announcements to come so keep your eyes peeled here to see all things beer festival and we can’t wait to see you!

See in the Coronation of King Charles!


Next month we’ll see the Coronation of the new British Monarch, King Charles, and to celebrate we’re hosting a bottomless brunch!

We’re excited for this one, so join us on Saturday the 6th of May as we’ll be wheeling out the big screen for one of the most monumental days in our lifetime, and celebrating the right way.

For £30 a head you can enjoy:

  • Unlimited Prosecco
  • Bloody Mary’s
  • Cream Teas
  • A cooked breakfast
  • And more!

Tables for this are sure to go quickly so be sure to book now to avoid missing out!

We can’t wait to see you!

Easter Weekend at The Star


With Easter approaching we’re hard at work organising an amazing bank holiday weekend for all the family.

Hoping the good weather is here to stay we’re beginning with an Easter Egg hunt on Good Friday, we’re offering our usual great service on Saturday before extending our Sunday hours with food being served until 17:15.

After lunch we’re welcoming the Monday in with the live music from the amazing Rachel Hawker, and then, once it rolls around, we’re relaxing Monday with a bank holiday food service and preparing for the return to normality after a weekend of fun.

Tables are sure to fill fast book now to avoid disappointment and stay tuned as we’ve got some exciting news coming soon!

We look forward to seeing you soon, and wish you a Happy Holidays however you spend it!

Celebrate St Patricks Day at The Star


Are you ready for one of the biggest nights of the year – St Patricks Day?

With live music from Kitten Kaboodle, discounts on some delicious Irish drinks, and a great atmosphere, why would you go anywhere else?

The action gets underway from 18:00, with the music starting at 20:00 and the kitchen open til 21:30, we’ve got everything you need for a great night!

The specials include:

  • Shankys Whip Irish Liquor for one night only
  • Jameson for only £2.50
  • Delicious Baby Guinness on hand
  • Endless pints of Guinness through the night

See you there!

Shining a Spotlight on Svitlana


Last week were delighted to welcome BBC South to the pub to talk to our very own Svitlana.

Moving to the UK last year with her family, she escaped the war in Ukraine, moving into a home in the village hosted by the Holt Farm on the Goodwood Estate and taking a job in our kitchen, quickly becoming an integral member of both the team and the local community.

The interview highlighted just how far she’s come in 12 short months and we’re so happy to have her and to be a part of her life.

Head over to our Instagram or the BBC South website to see the full interviews!

Mothers Day is approaching!


Now we know what you’re thinking, Mothering Sunday seems like an age away, and you’re right – but tables will fill up fast!

With delicious roasts served all day, and live music from Andi B at 16:00, it’s sure to be a fantastic day and the perfect gift for mothers everywhere!

The menu will be released shortly with a few delicious specials just in time for the celebration so keep your eyes peeled and be sure to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

To be the first to know about the menu and all of our music acts be sure to follow us on Instagram to never miss a thing.

See you there!

Valentines Night


Love is in the air at The Star and to celebrate we’ve devised a delicious deal!

We know the way to the heart is through the stomach, and with us you can enjoy a three course meal, as well as bed and breakfast for only £140 per couple. Perfect!

Starting your evening with a delicious cocktail you can work your way through a carefully crafted menu of starters, mains and desserts guaranteed to hit the spot.

The menus will be available online soon and tables are sure to fill up fast so call or email us to book now!

Happy Valentines!

Celebrate Robert Burns Night With Us


“Some hae meat and canna eat, and some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, Sae let the Lord be thankit.”

On the 25th of January we’re celebrating one of the most important poets in the world, Robert Burns’, 226th Birthday.

Famed as the most important Scottish poet, and celebrated worldwide, we’ll be hosting a night of festivities in his honour.

Starting with an extensive themed menu with some expertly paired whiskey, we’ll move on to some, hopefully, awe inspiring bag pipe songs from our landlord Jim who has been practicing since last year!

It’s sure to be a wonderful evening and tickets are sure to sell our so to confirm your attendance please give us a call or drop us an email to book.

See you there!