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Sportsmans Arms

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Dartmouth Road, Blackawton, Dartmouth TQ9 7DE, England
+44 1803 712231
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had driven past this pub several times on our days out around Dartmouth during our half term family break. We kept saying- let's pop in there one night. So glad we did! Very family friendly, lovely choice of food on the menu, lovely carvery, nice atmosphere in the pub, good and prompt service too.

Thank Shelley L
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We visited on Friday evening and whilst it was very busy the staff were very friendly, helpful and efficient. There was a good range of choices for adults and children as well as a carvery. The Sportsmans Arms seems a popular destination for locals and tourists and I for one would visit again.

Thank Adrian C
Southampton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

So good we returned again. The toddler carvery is an absolute bargain and more than enough! And for myself... the carvery hater, I can honestly say, I'm converted and what is in those mini silver skin onions?! Fab-u-lous! Staff helpful and not in your face. Ample parking, jus watch out on that junction as you leave :)

Thank Liz S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Made a change to have reasonably priced food in this part of Devon. Had 3 year old grand daughter with us and thought child's menu was expensive for her age. We had carvery and were very pleased with it.

Thank walker782
leigh lancs
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Ate here on Sunday night fancying a change from the hotel. Good pub grub the highlight of which was the carvery, from the amount of locals in there, its the place to go for a good feed at reasonable prices. Service was friendly and efficient and food was just as it should be,hot and plenty of it.

Thank roadrunnerLeighLancs
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110 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Arranged to meet family here for a bit of a reunion. Delighted we did as the whole experience was outstanding from booking a table on the phone to the immaculate toilets. All of the team were warm and friendly and the carvery was delightful, from our experience it's hard to imagine you would be anything other than delighted, good work... More 

Thank KernowIsHome
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We are just enjoying the best carvery with my family of 20 , you must visit. They do I nice veggie option to. Staff are friendly and helpful

Thank Jason O
North Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Lovely place to eat, staff very freindly and helpful. Carvery excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed our evening there so went back again two nights later. Really do recommend this place for a good atmosphere . Prices very reasonable for quality and good value. Good portions too. !

Thank wellthel
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Recently ate at the Sportsmans Arms while staying in Dartmouth for the weekend. The carvery was good, meats cooked very well and a reasonable selection of veg, and very reasonably priced, including the very nice bottle of red we had. However...the service from the chef serving the carvery was very poor. Not once to any of our party, did he... More 

Thank FayeB222
Southampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Eight of us reserved a table here, and enjoyed friendly service and great food whilst visiting Woodlands leisure park in August. The food was hot, tasty and so nice! The pub has a selection of ales that are well kept. We will be back! Thank you.

Thank Gary M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dartmouth Road, Blackawton, Dartmouth TQ9 7DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth  >  Blackawton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 712231

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