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The Sportsman

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Armthorpe Road, Doncaster DN2 5QB, England
+44 1302 953685
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never been before. I'm glad I ignored all the negative comments posted previously. I gather this pub is now under new management. The staff were very friendly. Our food arrived quickly. It was very tasty and we couldn't believe the prices. On the evening we went there was a female singer who was excellent and added to our evenings enjoyment.... More 

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Thank J A
York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for a really enjoyable evening in clean and comfortable surroundings. We all enjoyed our meals, which were hot, tasty, reasonably priced and served by pleasant staff. Great entertainment from the female vocalist Keeley James. Will definitely come back again.

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Thank icecreamqueen2016
Surbiton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to The Sportsman several times over the past couple of years. We've overlooked the poor service in the past as the food has always been pretty good and its in a great local location. On our last couple of visits, the food was adequate, though we noticed a definite drop in standards. As usual the service was diabolical.... More 

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Thank Lorraine P
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Nice and relaxing. Beautiful food and great menus. Friendly staff and fab chef. Lovely and clean. Good priced menu and good drinks deals.

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Thank JULUCKY
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great food friendly staff. Well worth a visit didn't realise karaoke was on too that night so was great to hear a few singers. Asked about a private party they were happy to accommodate

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Thank Freespiritbelinda
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

A brilliant lunch was served by friendly staff,all the meal was tasty and served when we requested, we were never rushed through courses.Alison the new manageress had everything organised so well. We have been locals at this pub for many years and have seen many managers come and go but Alison seems to have turned this pub around.great visit will... More 

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Thank Donnahousewife
Corby, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Service was fairly pleasant but took a long time for the food to come out. We were quoted around 45 minutes for food and didn't arrive for over an hour. People were smoking at the door and inside the pub which is very unpleasant to eat your dinner with, furthermore the complex has a unpleasant smell to it. Food quality... More 

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Thank AnthonyKeys
York, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We popped into this pub on the recommendation of a friend, our main visit was specifically to eat & were not disappointed, my husband had the steak & I had the Cajun chicken, both were served with chips & accompaniments, it took 35 minutes from ordering to delivery but was well worth the wait, not to mention the fantastic low... More 

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Thank shaz-nick
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Having gone up for the VIP night and enjoyed the new food we went back and tried the new chicken dish, it was lovely,very crispy and so tender.lots of new additions to the menu and service for us was very quick and friendly.well worth a visit.

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Thank Donnahousewife
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Seeing the sign under new management we decided to try it again and I have to say the new landlord and landlady are very friendly and inviting the food was nice and the service was quite nice we will go back again very soon

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Thank Harry S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$22
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Armthorpe Road, Doncaster DN2 5QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Doncaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1302 953685

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?