The Star and Dove

“A superb ambience and a relaxed style” - VisitEngland Assessor


Bristol, Bristol

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Chef proprietor Newstead Sayer has breathed new life into a much-loved Bristol landmark. The Star and Dove stands proudly in the heart of colourful Totterdown. It is comprised of two halves: a dog friendly, quintessential British pub on one side, and a relaxed, comfortable restaurant on the other. The restaurant offers modern British menu, a hand-selected wine list, cask ales and three open hearths. The menu is perfect for sharing with family and friends. All produce is meticulously sourced from Bristol and the surrounding countryside.

The Star and Dove
75-78 St Luke's Road, Totterdown, BRISTOL, Somerset, BS3 4RY
Phone : 01174030386

About the area

Discover Bristol

The Anglo-Saxon settlement at Bristol grew up around the bridge and harbour on the River Avon. With access to the sea, it increased in importance. Isambard Kingdom Brunel, whose London—Bristol railway line terminated in his gothic-style station of Temple Meads, had long been involved with Bristol. He had remodelled the docks in 1830, and six years later designed the Clifton Suspension Bridge over the 250-foot (76m) deep Avon Gorge.

During the bombing raids of World War II many churches and historic houses were lost. Fortunately, the finest parish church in England, St Mary Redcliffe, with its 292-foot (89m) spire, survived, although traffic now swirls all around it. Bristol Cathedral was founded as an Augustinian abbey in the 1140s and became a cathedral in1542. The Norman chapter house is particularly fine. There is almost too much to see in Bristol: other gems include Wills Tower, John Wood’s Corn Exchange, the Coopers’ Hall by William Halfpenny, the Grotto at Goldney House in Clifton, the long south façade of Ashton Court, and the Christmas Steps (off the beginning of Park Road).

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