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The Star at Witley

Witley · European, British · ££££
Very Good
11 Reviews

About The Star at Witley

Bursting with character and boasting a treasure trove of fine ales and mouthwatering food, The Star at Witley on Petworth Road is everything you could hope for in a village pub. Not far from Godalming and easily walkable from Milford station, The Star at Witley is a welcoming destination for weary travellers, intrigued day-trippers or of course familiar locals. She gets cosy quickly, so be sure to book a table ahead of time – particularly for their popular, proper Sunday roast!


The Star at Witley
Petworth Road, Witley
Witley GU8 5LU

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:21 am
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Chef's Choice



Hearty roasted pumkin soup with warm bread


Grilled field mushroom stuffed with roasted walnuts & stilton served with dressed leaves


Breaded king prawns with miso salad and a soy chilli dressing



Seared and pan fried goats cheese

Served with caramelised red onion jam with an oat biscuit crumb, glazed beetroot and a vanilla beetroot reduction

Slow roasted lamb shoulder

On red wine vinegar, chilli, garlic and mint served with creamy potato puree and honey roasted root vegetables

Pan roasted duck breast

On red cabbage, parsnip fondant and an orange jus

More about The Star at Witley, Witley

Nestled into Petworth Road in Witley, The Star at Witley is a fantastic local pub in every possible way. Of course there is the good cheer and great beer – fine, real ales and lagers, enjoyed of an evening by chattering locals at the cosy bar or in The Star’s large enclosed beer garden, both ideal spots for exchanging the day’s happenings. It has the sociable darts and pool area expected of a bustling British bar, and a family-friendly vibe and large children’s play area make it a home away from home for young and old just a short way from Godalming.

The food here on Petworth Road continues a dedication to the local community. Premium quality lamb and beef are supplied by local farmers known at The Star at Witley by first name, and all game served was shot in lush local fields, not a baited bunny in sight. The quality and freshness of ingredients is what drives the kitchen team at The Star at Witley, but it’s the delicious dishes they turn these ingredients into that keeps punters coming back – British pub favourites done with a twist, along with some modern gastropub creations, you really couldn’t find more satisfying pub grub or a more welcoming bar between Haslemere and Godalming.

11 The Star at Witley Reviews

Carole R.5 months ago · 1 review

Clean and tidy pub. Staff friendly. The Sunday roast was very authentic. Lovely lazy Sunday experience. Will visit again when back in the area. Well Worth a visit.

denise h.4 months ago · 3 reviews

It was an enjoyable meal reasonably priced and the service was very good. The atmosphere was good and the pub is comfortable Would go back again.

Maggie W.8 months ago · 1 review

We booked for a family get together. We had a nice table, good service and lovely food. Reasonable prices. I would not hesitate to return.

danny m.a year ago · 1 review

Really enjoyed my meal at the Star at Witley. The food was great and as we were there on a Friday evening, the atmosphere in the pub was great too. I recommend the ribs! One slight issue is the online menu differs to the actual menu in the pub which made us have to change one of our meals but only a minor inconvenience.

Anita M.5 months ago · 1 review

Traditional pub, has the potential to be good, however the food was mixed and we hoped for better sadly. The service was nothing special, even though it wasn't full? Positive point is that the price for the meals are reasonable .

Garth H.2 years ago · 1 review

Good pub facilities and atmosphere (not too crowded on a Friday and with pool table and darts facilities). Good ales. Pizza (Friday night) was poor. I love pizza yet left half of it as it did not taste good - it seemed undercooked and dough was not seasoned well (tasted like sourdough).

denise h.a month ago · 3 reviews

Had a nice time at The Star, the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The food was good but there was not much choice as a vegetarian. The chips were excellent. Too full to experience the pudding.

Richard T.a year ago · 1 review

booked through you had a bit of a problem when paying they said that they didn't take the Gourmet Society Card on a Saturdays there web site said they do ok in the end NOT BAD THANKS

Tom B.a year ago · 1 review

OK. Nice environment but the food wasn't amazing - particularly when you compare it to other pubs locally. They are clearly trying to improve the ambience and it is looking much better than it did.

Warren F.10 months ago · 1 review

Cant complain about the service as there was none. The chef told us he couldnt do a rare rump.... Ive eaten rare rump all over the world. He could do a medium to rare though...so he says. The food arives. The steak looked more like a piece of stewing steak that had been beaten flat with a malet. As for medium rare it was so over well done and cold I dont have a word for it other than insipid. Will never recomend even going there for a drink let alone food.

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