Modern restaurant with a cosy bar

The Star at Cotton is a modern restaurant & bar, bringing a modern British menu to the Staffordshire food scene. 

Enjoy a drink, some homemade food in our warm atmosphere, or sit in our beer garden.

The Bar

The Star bar offers a selection of cask ales, premium lagers, wine. spirits & speciality Cocktails. We pride ourselves in bringing the best to the star. We have taste tested many of the products ourselves making sure they are the best for our customers.
We have a good selection of local real ales, homemade food, a large garden, and for when the weather is typically British, we have roaring log burners.

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 an day out at Alton Towers, a lazy Sunday lunch.

Good Food, Warm People

The Star at Cotton serve a ‘bar menu’ Monday – Saturday 12-3pm alongside our seasonal al carte menu. On Sundays we do it the Star way, with our Star sharing Sundayboards. 


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.
Take out options available to order online.

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.