Gastro pub with a cozy bar & Snug 

The Star at Cotton is a Gastro pub nestled in the beautiful Staffordshire moorlands. 

Today’s guests are welcomed with warm hospitality to enjoy first class dining, cosy décor, 4 log burners, low beamed ceilings and a cosy bar & Snug area.
Sourcing the finest and the freshest ingredients from local and specialist suppliers,  The team of Chefs create delicious dishes for all occasions.

The Bar

The Star offers a selection of cask ales, premium lagers, along with our own lager ‘cotton hops’, our wine is sourced from Woodwinters wines & whiskies. Our Bar team create speciality Cocktails to compliment the current seasonal menus.
We pride ourselves in bringing the best to the star. We host regular in house staff training to days to ensure our team are knowlegable & well trained. 

The Courtyard

At the rear of the pub you will find The Stars covered dining courtyard.
The courtyard is a great place to relax and enjoy a drink and a bite to eat. Whether on a summers evening after a walk round Dimmingsdale or after a lazy Sunday lunch.

Dine the Star way…..

The Star at Cotton serve a lunch menu Monday – Saturday 12-4pm alongside our seasonal al carte menu. On Sundays we do it the Star way, with our Star sharing Sunday boards & our tradtional Sunday lunch menu. 


The Star hosts two seperate dining areas, The Bar – Casual, laid back & dog friendly. The Restaurant – Available for reservations.

Food For All Occasions

We can cater for private events including birthdays, hen parties & private dining in our large restaurant, head over to our functions page for more information on events at The Star.


All our food is freshly prepared and homemade. We pride ourselves on sourcing produce of the highest quality, with traceable provenance and preferably locally grown. All of our seafood and fish, (while not local) is either Cornish or Scottish. Our meat and veg is organic where possible.

The Snug

The snug is a great area to enjoy our seasonal cocktail menu, relax with friends or celebrate a special occasion.

Afternoon Tea

The Star offers a Afternoon tea, an indulgent treat, including scones, selection of cakes, tea, and sandwiches.
Afternoon Tea for Two gift vouchers are available to order online.
Any questions or queries don’t hesitate to send us a message or see our frequently asked questions.