White Star Tavern & Dining Rooms

28 Oxford Street Southampton , Southampton, SO14 3DJ

2 reviews

35 British Hampshire

SquareMeal Review of White Star Tavern & Dining Rooms

Formerly a hotel of choice for ocean-going passengers, the White Star is a hot ticket once again, reincarnated as modern-day urban inn. It certainly delivers an upbeat, cosmopolitan vibe, which works with its all-day, something-for-everyone approach. Chill-out lounges & pavement alfresco tables set the scene from the off, while casual & more formal dining areas wrap around a big, sweeping bar. Floorboards, crescent-shaped banquette seating & white retro-styled chairs keep things relaxed, while the modern brasserie menu is an on-cue crowd-pleaser with fashionable ‘small-plate’ openers (pork pie & piccalilli, devilled squid & wild garlic aïoli).‘Bigger things’ masquerade as mains, say Ringwood beer-battered haddock with hand-cut fat chips, pea purée & tartare sauce, for example, or local wood pigeon breast accompanied by roasted chicory, serrano ham & sherry vinegar emulsion. Local produce scores highly, & boutique-style bedrooms keep everyone onside.

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5.5

Food & Drink: 6.0

Service: 5.5

Atmosphere: 7.5

Value: 6.5

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 5.0

Atmosphere: 5.0

Value: 5.0

Max B. 21 July 2011

The foodand service were excellent reccomend the Fish and Chips

Food & Drink: 1.0

Service: 0.0

Atmosphere: 2.0

Value: 1.0

floyd b. 26 November 2010

The food was cold. The service achieved no smile in the space of 3 hours which in itself was quite an achievement but not one to be complimented. The food was poor. I would not recommend it or be re-visiting.

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