Just a short distance from St Marys, on Scilly, Star Castle Hotel is a family-run hotel, with stunning views of the neighbouring islands. Priding itself on its customer service, the hotel has two award-winning and family-friendly restaurants, serving incredible fresh lobster and crab which is caught by the proprietor of the hotel.
Where is Star Castle located?
The hotel is situated on St Marys, which is the largest of the Scilly Isles, reachable by plane, helicopter or boat from the UK mainland. It's just a short walk up the hill from the harbour and the main part of town.
What cuisine is on offer at Star Castle?
Very much a destination in its own right, the hotel has two award-winning restaurants, serving locally-caught seafood, fresh local produce and seasonal vegetables from the castle's own kitchen garden. Wines are extensively researched to pair perfectly with the menus. The Dungeon Bar is open every day, for both lunch and afternoon tea, and the main restaurants open for both breakfast and dinner every day, during the season (February to the end of October).
What is the signature dish at Star Castle?
One signature dish is the freshly caught Scillonian lobster served several ways. Caught by Robert Francis, the hotel's owner, it can be served as thermidor, grilled or with garlic butter, and guests can choose a whole lobster or a half.
What makes a meal at Star Castle unique?
The location, the service and the superb, locally-sourced produce are what makes this venue shine. The Star Castle's two restaurants are both extremely popular, and reservations are essential.