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The Sportsman

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Faversham Road, Seasalter CT5 4BP, England
+44 1227 273370
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (252 reviews)
“oysters” (161 reviews)
“bread” (136 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00 Hours
British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Faversham Road, Seasalter CT5 4BP, England
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11 - 20 of 1,277 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another fantastic evening at The Sportsman. We love this place; down to earth, non pretentious, friendly staff and delicious Michelin starred food. Sure there are no menus; you have to stand looking at the board while deciding, and you order from the bar. But great...More

Thank luffie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect evening which started with a warm welcome followed by excellent food and attentive staff. The courses served were delicious and one highlight was the Bramley Apple pudding served with salted caramel ice cream, the secret is to follow the advice of the kitchen...More

Thank MOR1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with friends for lunch which they had booked some time in advance. Restaurant was full and can understand why as every course was lovely. So tasty. Definitely worth a visit. Service was very good, not rushed but attentive. Couldn’t fault it .

Thank Paul19582013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply outstanding food and great service. My wife and I visited “The Sportsman” with two good friends on Good Friday Lunchtime and had a wonderful time. The pub has a lovely informal atmosphere and serves up the most amazing food. The Smoked Mackerel with Bramley...More

3  Thank Neil T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved everything on the tasting menu. Great flavours and produce. Staff were friendly and helpful. Ambience relaxed and un-stuffy. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank K_H_G_15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a birthday trip and not paid for by work :/) We had the 7 course taster menu. I would say to start off with, I am not a big fan of fish, so, when I heard that 5 of the 7 courses were...More

Thank UK-Business-Travel
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for two 6 months in advance and it was well worth the wait. Every single aspect of our visit was perfect. It was more laid back than we expected which was handy as we felt completely at home over the four...More

1  Thank JaneSanchez
Reviewed 21 March 2018

On arrival we had to go to the bar and wait to be acknowledged as we were pretty much ignored. We were asked to choose our wine for the table, which we did and then we asked for a menu while we were waiting to...More

3  Thank qualityrulesok
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We had the tasting menu yesterday as a late Christmas present from our children, once we could book a friday lunch table Food was superb - especially the smaller fish starting dishes: by the time it got to the lamb - which was delicious -...More

1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

My friend loves this restaurant and booked our table 6 months ago to celebrate her birthday. As a first time visitor I had high expectations having never eaten in a Michelin star restaurant. I enjoyed my meal , the Apple souffle for dessert was lovely...More

Thank Ros R
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15 January 2018|
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Response from Bee212 | Reviewed this property |
I booked one month in advance.
Ellie H
17 December 2017|
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Response from klepkens | Reviewed this property |
no: but the chef and staff are the same!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Faversham Road, Seasalter CT5 4BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Seasalter
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 273370
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