Food & Drink

If you’re looking for places to eat in Hackney Downs then our kitchen is one to come back to time and time again, we work on a rotation to have different vendors in our kitchens, so you can come back again and again and never get bored.

Testimonials

  • Had one of the biggest (and most enjoyable) roast dinners here. Spent the gorgeous sunny afternoon here with friends. Very relaxing place and friendly staff. Reasonably priced too.

    Anthony Smith - Google review
  • Loved this stylish pub with great service, food and atmosphere. What more could you ask for. I’ll be back!

    Scarlett Franklin - Google Review
  • Always have a great time, super friendly staff and great burgers!

    Becky - Design My Night
  • Excellent Sunday roast and bloody Mary’s. Service was unbeatable.

    Kerry - DMN Review
  • If you want an honest real quality and relaxed time, this is the place for you! The staff, the atmosphere is just all you need in life ! Prepare yourself for simply have a good time.

    SuperM - Design My Night review
  • I've visited The Star a few times now and it never disappoints. Lovely atmosphere, pleasant bar staff and always good music and booze.

    If you haven't tried it already, they do an absolutely wicked bloody mary - 10/10 would recommend to a friend.

    Rowan Honeysett - Google review

The Wall Of Fame

Roll up and be part of the photo tombola. Our pub wouldn’t be anything without you lovely lot, and we want your photos to shine… don’t look too far though, some of them take some awful ones too. Next time you visit us, make sure to tag your snap with the hashtag below to appear on our wall. – You’ll be a star kid.

Join the wall of fame! Tag us on Instagram using #starbyhackneydowns to be featured.

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Don’t miss out this Thursday at 5pm we will be celebrating the newly refurbed terrace/garden 🥳🥳🥳
We will have a keg of your favourite Session IPA (vegan and gluten free) by Purity to go for free until runs out , thank you @purityale 🙏🙏🙏
And 2 for £12 cocktails offer! 
Get involved !
#cocktails #drinks #celebration #garden #newgarden #new #newterrace #outdoor #pub #publife #sessionipa #starbyhackneydowns #hackney #hackneydowns #love #goodtimes #sunny #lifeisgood
The sun is out.... if ever so briefly...

Come down before it goes away again. 

#Thursday #thursdayvibes #thursdaythoughts #starbyhackneydowns #hackneydowns #hackneylondon #Hackney #eastlondon #eastlondonlife #sun #sunshine #sunshine
This Thursday 23rd of June 
We are having the new kitchen launch party!!! 
A wave of free food at 5pm and an other wave of free food at 7pm !!!
🥳🥳🥳🥳😋😋😋😋👌
And it’s 2 cocktails for £12 all evening!!! 🥳🥳🥳
Don’t miss out! Amazing central & South American flavours !!!
#food 
#foodporn #kitchen #newkitchen #pub #publife #cocktails #craftbeer #goodtimes #freefood #sliders #wings #southamericaflavors #hackney #hackneydowns #love
Simple very good music that will make you dance! 
@discoisdeadradio 
#techno #ebm #disco #italodisco #brake
Make sure you are here this Thursday from 5pm for the @planetpattyuk official menu launch at The @starbyhackneydowns. 

Try a selection of their tasty food based around Caribbean and Central American cuisine. 

Be here Thursday. Perfect if you can't make it to work on the train.

#food #foodporn #planetpatty #hackneylondon #hackney #hackneycentral #hackneylife #foodlondon #londonfood #carribean #centralamerica #taco #burgers
£50 cash prize
£25 bar tab prize
£15 bar tab prize 
You want more? We’ll come down and find out 🤪🙌
@questiononequiz hosting the quiz starting at 8pm 

#quiz #pubquiz #publife #goodtimes #fun #question #answer #knowlegde #food #foodporn #hackney #hackneydowns #starbyhackneydowns #wincash
Ehy peeps! We are hiring !!
Full time and part time.
We are an happy , hard workers, passionate , fun people to work with, and we’d love to introduce more like us in the team 🤗 
Send us a cv or drop it at the pub
Looking forward to meet you! 😉

#pub #publife #work #job #hiring #newstaff #staff #hackney #hackneydowns #bartender #lookingforstaff #team #fun #getpaid
This Sunday ! 
After the Hackney Half marathon the Charity Running Club @theoutrunners will take over the dj booth and make you dance til’ sunset! ….. if you can still move! 🤪🤪🤪🤪💃🏻🕺
Get involved
#marathon #sport #keepsupporting #charity #run #running #pub #publife #hackney #hackneyhalf #sundayroast #love #goodtimes

Order in Comfort

Star Pubs App

Why get up when you can get our app? Pre-order food and drink directly via the Electric Star Pubs app and watch them magically appear at your table. The more you order the more magical it appears.

2-4-£12 Cocktails Every Thursday

Get two lovely cocktails for the bargain price of £12 every Thursday.

Opening Times

Monday - Thursday
Opening Hours
3pm - 11pm

Kitchen Hours
5pm - 10pm
Friday
Opening Hours
3pm - 1am

Kitchen Hours
5pm - 10pm
Saturday
Opening Hours
12pm - 1am

Kitchen Hours
12pm - 10pm
Sunday
Opening Hours
12pm - 11pm

Kitchen Hours
12pm - 8pm

Contact

35 Queensdown Road, London E5 8NN