Star Inn, Guildford

Welcome to The Star Inn

Guildford’s historic home of live music, The Star Inn has been entertaining locals for more than 400 years. WE ARE OPEN - if you can, book in advance for food. Walk-ins also welcome subject to availability.

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Updated pub guidelines

Some of our pub opening times have changed, please check individual pub websites or Facebook pages. We can now accept groups of no more than 6, and remember to wear your mask when entering. Full guidelines can be found by clicking the button below. Read our Chief Executive’s statement here.

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The Star Inn

Guildford’s longest-running live music venue, The Star Inn brings together beautiful beer and brilliant bands for one of the best pub experiences in town.

Located just off the High Street, the 16th century pub has been entertaining the locals for more than 400 years - showcasing some excellent acts including The Stranglers, who performed their first ever gig here.

The Star’s enduring appeal is about more than just the music though. 

With a real fire, an intimate courtyard garden and three floors full of snug and cosy corners, this is one of the best pubs in Guildford to simply relax, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy fine traditional food and drink.

There’s a good selection of wines by the glass, traditional Kentish cask ales and a range of distinctive lagers, all complementing an extensive menu of honest, unpretentious food.

Close to the vibrant shopping district, the river and Guildford Castle, The Star is the perfect place to unwind whatever the reason for your trip into town. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

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