Named CAMRA's West London Pub of the Year 2005/06, The Star Tavern is an historic and traditional London pub, tucked away in a cobbled mews between Sloane Street and Hyde Park. Emphasising great service, good beers and home-cooked food, The Star is featured in The Good Food Guide, and offers a traditional restaurant menu lovingly prepared by the head chef, Antony May.
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The Star Tavern
6 Belgrave Mews West
- +44 (0)20 7235 3019
- Public transport:
- Hyde Park Corner, Underground
I have to admit that as I was being led down the Mews towards this little gem, I was a little concerned that my date was planning on murdering me. It was dark and rainy, so the Mews was empty. Though it seemed like a very posh alley way, it appeared to be an alleyway, nonetheless. I guess it makes me a stupid American, but I let him lead me further down the dark cobblestone street with the...more
This was a pilgrimage visit to a pub that has featured in every CAMRA Good Beer Guide. In a Grosvenor estate mews behind the German embassy and just off Belgrave Square, this delightful watering hole was deserted when we arrived late on Sunday lunchtime. There's evidently a dining room on the first floor but this is, to all intents and purposes, a one-bar one-room pub. it was clearly once at...more
As the previous reviewer indicated, this pub has quite an interesting history. This is what made me want to check the place out. The first impression is how can such a nice looking pub, found in quite luxurious surroundings, have been a hangout for crime figures? You normally expect a real spit and sawdust place.
I was in the bar almost 5 minutes, before someone even appeared at the bar to...more
The Star Tavern in Belgravia is surrounded by mews cottages, which were originally stables. It is thought that The Great Train Robbery was planned here.
Synonymous with London's gangland in the 50s and 60s, the Star Tavern was built when the buildings in Belgrave Mews West were the stables of the nearby houses, whose staff and servants the pub served.
One of the main players of the 1950s...more
Reliable and popular pub, with well-kept Fuller's ales. Tucked away behind the German embassy, the clientele is much more varied than you'd expect for the heart of Belgravia (which I think is a good thing..).
They do food, which I've not tried, although I went to a function there and the buffet was OK, if unexciting. Staff were friendly and helpful. Function Room for hire.more