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The Sportsman Pub

££ - £££, British,
Cuckfield Road | Nr Burgess Hill, Hassocks BN6 9LQ, England
+44 1444 233460
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (25 reviews)
“cod loin” (5 reviews)
“sunday roast” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cuckfield Road | Nr Burgess Hill, Hassocks BN6 9LQ, England
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1 - 10 of 457 reviews

Reviewed today

We wanted to go to a nice pub garden to have drinks and something to eat. We decided to try The Sportsman.We turned up at 7pm as soon as we turned up and ordered a round of drinks we were told straight away and very...More

Thank SussexSeagull1901
Reviewed yesterday

Had a lovely lunch at the Sportsman - delicious, well cooked food served by friendly staff.Good value for money.

Thank jtraveller_10
Reviewed 5 days ago

this pub is a busy little pub anytime of the week ,the food is great ,the pub is in a rural setting loads of car parking ,good staff

Thank richgorb
TheSportsmanPubcom, Owner at The Sportsman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Short & sweet review - but much appreciated words in your sentence of positivity I will make sure the staff, as always are made aware of reviews and the commendations Thanks again, hope to welcome you back in the near future

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Normally when we call it's for dinner but this trip we called in for a full English breakfast, all freshly prepared and well served. Sorry no photo but we will be going again.

Thank D H
TheSportsmanPubcom, Owner at The Sportsman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your recent review, we are always happy for feedback whatever the meal or occasion! Glad to read you enjoyed your full English & do hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the busiest rural pub we have been to on a midweek evening so good news they are doing well. Pleasant garden area and good car park with what looks like a newish big extension so definitely no parking worries. Nicely furnished interior, good...More

Thank Barry K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this pub twice now for lunch in the last month. The reason for the second visit was that we were so impressed the first time. It's a beautiful spot on a summers day and being off the beaten track it attracts...More

Thank Stan241078
TheSportsmanPubcom, Owner at The Sportsman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Stan Many thanks for the review Great to read several positive reviews in a row recently including yours of course! - I will be sure to pass on to the team. I do hope to welcome you again very soon, perhaps a taxi booking would...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub and location. Ate in the restaurant at lunchtime. There is an excellent lunch menu and we ordered the rarebit with side order of chips and onion rings as these were recommended by the waitress. Overall the food was good but the onion rings...More

Thank thewanderingcat
TheSportsmanPubcom, Owner at The Sportsman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for you recent review I am glad to read that you liked the location & choice of menu dishes, although, especially as you went by recommendation you were disappointed by the side of onion rings If this disappointment had been given to the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some great menu options, different to the usual pub grub, excellent friendly service, even our dog was welcome! The evening meal was so good, we came back for brilliant veggie & full locally sourced meat braekfasts.More

Thank bannie999
TheSportsmanPubcom, Owner at The Sportsman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review, great to read you enjoyed your visit to us & the menu options available, along with a welcome from the team to you & of course your four-legged friend. Breakfast service is a recent addition for us, but is...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday lunch sitting in the sunshine with family and dogs, perfect. Although slightly late, we were made very welcome, dogs got biscuits we got a seat outside on the lawn. Friendly service and delicious food. A great venue if you want to take your dog...More

Thank Saraki
TheSportsmanPubcom, Owner at The Sportsman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review, feedback always appreciated, whether we get it right or wrong. This time, it seems we got it right for you and your family & your four-legged friends too Glad you enjoyed the food, the garden and the service from...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

Meal for 6 friends. Excellent service and friendly staff, very good choice on the menu. 1 course and drinks, £55, per coupleMore

Thank michael o
TheSportsmanPubcom, Owner at The Sportsman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Michael Thanks for your feedback, although some guests feel we are more expensive than local competitors ( some of which we are & others definitely not) we pride ourselves on good quality, locally sourced produce as an independent operator. It is always great to pass...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$86
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cuckfield Road | Nr Burgess Hill, Hassocks BN6 9LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Hassocks
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 233460
  • E-mail
Description
The Sportsman Pub, Goddards Green, is a classic independently operated rural country pub with views towards the South Downs. We specialise in great home cooked food alongside ever-changing thirst quenching local Cask Marque accredited ales including local microbreweries as well as Darkstar, Harveys & Downland. Locally sourced & seasonally changing fresh cooked food is available everyday Mondays to Fridays. 12 Noon-3 pm & 6 pm - 9 pm Saturdays 12 noon until 9 pm & on Sundays 12 noon until 7pm We try and cater for everyone in mind, with a range of tapas style starters, fresh fish dishes, vegetarian choices & char-grilled steaks & homemade burgers alongside daily specials. We also have a children's menu & most dietary requirements can be accommodated. We also host local live music acts (1st Friday of each month) & occasional themed evenings & tasting nights. Facilities are available for birthday celebrations, christenings & wakes Masses of free parking / families & dogs welcome too Follow us on twitter thesportsmanpub and on Facebook The Sportsman Pub, Goddards Green
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