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The Star, Stone

Pub added by Wynne Route
21 Stafford Street
ST15 8QW
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Local Pub (Marstons)

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Will Larter left this review about The Star

A Marstons pub by the canal, with two levels and two bars. The lower Canal Bar seems to be the original pub, judging by the shape of the two rooms and the ancient door leading out to the lock gate. I bought my drink from the upper bar, where there are four hand pumps (see photo). I had not had Banks's Amber Bitter before, so was pleasantly surprised to discover it was a very good and well-balanced bitter, with a lingering dry finish. I'm not a great fan of Marstons, but have to say this was a truly excellent beer. (I would have stopped for more but I was trying to catch up with a group that I'd arranged to meet, my train having arrived an hour late.) Stone has a number of very good pubs, and I would not hesitate to return to this one if in town again.

On 31st March 2018 - rating: 8
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Real Ale Ray left this review about The Star

A decent well kept pub with a traditional interior as you would expect for its idyllic location. We called on a Friday afternoon around five with the sun blazing, so the beer garden was full to capacity with numerous bottles of chilled white wine served in stainless steel wine coolers. Four handpumps on the bar with three in operation, Bank's Bitter, Pedigree and Sunbeam. We went for the Sunbeam which was decent enough.

On 28th August 2016 - rating: 7
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Al Bundy left this review about The Star

As noted it is right by a lock so if you're lucky you might get to see the canal boats passing through. As for the pub it is nice and worth an hour or two of your time.

On 13th May 2015 - rating: 8
[User has posted 3450 recommendations about 3357 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Wynne Route
Stone, 0.78 miles, 15 min walk (show)
Barlaston, 3.56 miles, 1 hr 8 min walk (show)
Norton Bridge, 3.67 miles, 1 hr 10 min walk (show)
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12th Jan 2020, 21:01
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12th Jan 2020, 17:02
Picture submitted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off

Pub Details

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  • Car Park : Yes last updated 09 December 2013 by Alan Winfield
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 09 December 2013 by Alan Winfield
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Cider : No last updated 30 March 2018 by Will Larter
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