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Sportsmans Arms

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££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Dartmouth Road, Blackawton, Dartmouth TQ9 7DE, England
+44 1803 712231
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just literally returned from a Sunday Carvery and despite the food being nice the whole experience was totally spoilt and quite honestly disgusting and i have been left feeling very angry and upset by the expressionless response from the staff. I am not a complainer and have only ever been on this site once before to give a... More 

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1 Thank mimcole
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table and arrived on tine, however had to wait for 30 minutes . We kept asking when we would be seated and told to wait and they would find us. After a while had to go and ask again. This spoilt the overall experience. The food was OK, vegetables on the hard side. It's nice, but be prepared... More 

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1 Thank Shaun R
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a wonderful walk around the coast at East Prawle and late afternoon out of season shopping in Kingsbridge we rumbled towards Dartmouth in search of a good place to have an early dinner. The beauty of going for a carvery is that you get a couple of different roast meats and masses of veg and wonderful boiled and roasted... More 

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1 Thank LES N
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a drink with my partner the owner was friendly good beer and atmosphere I would return again

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Thank daniel s
Swindon
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had dinner here a couple of days before Xmas, my wife had the carvery and I had the homemade steak pie, food absolutely gorgeous and plentiful, also served a nice pint of tribute as well, will go back when in the area.

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Thank Jasonp69
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Christmas lunch today was very nice. Turkey moist and the beef was lovely. Deserts were also very good. I/we would recommend. Thank you for a lovely afternoon

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Thank Vicki G
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Shelley L
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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.

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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 :)

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Thank Liz S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
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?