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The Sportsman Restaurant

) #60 of 78 Restaurants in Deal ££ - £££ , British,
23 The Street | Sholden, Deal CT14 0AL, England
+44 1304 374973
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
23 The Street | Sholden, Deal CT14 0AL, England
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11 - 20 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 8 October 2016

A group of us visited this pub for a Friday evening meal. Our first disappointment was that unfortunately, on a so called 'Steak Night' they had only 3 rib eye steaks left (this was at 7.30)! We then had an apology that the fish, on...More

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Thank sean19582016
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I was very disappointed with a recent visit to the Sportsman. Six members of my group ordered steak which unfortunately was barely warm when they received it and their plates were stone cold. The sweet menu was minimal and we were informed the banoffee pot...More

Thank lesleywilde2016
Reviewed 10 July 2016

My wife and I went for breakfast this morning at The Sportsman in Sholden and were pleasantly surprised. The food was good and reasonably priced, the full English was worth every penny. This is also a dog friendly establishment. We will certainly be going back...More

Thank Danny B
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

We booked a table of 10 to come here for dinner. When we arrived it was very busy which was understandable it was Mother's Day. We noticed where our table was as it had the high chair ready but we didn't want to sit down...More

5  Thank Kay B
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Finding this pub was a lovely surprise, we'd heard it had been done up and it has been done very nicely and having a log fire working was an added bonus. We both had very good food, well cooked and served hot and we had...More

Thank Missbob0190
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Visited The Sportsman last night with a friend for the first time ever despite it being one of my locals for over 15 years. I have to say the meal I had was absolutely delicious, a lovely big portion, piping hot, freshly cooked and good...More

Thank Dee_Dee_1974
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Three of us had lunch - warmly welcomed by all the staff, didn't rush us despite being very busy and us being too busy catching up to make a decision. Food arrived and was hot, plentiful and delicious - especially the chips as they were...More

Thank did100
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Went with the family for Sunday lunch and wasn't disappointed, the food is well cooked and portions are a good size. Service is relaxed and you don't feel rushed to finish your meal and leave, will certainly be back.

Thank Motorman174
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

I went here today with a friend for a roast. Never been before. As soon as we walked in and saw the log fire burning and the great selection of wines we knew we were onto a winner! Roast dinner did not disappoint either, generous...More

Thank Bella0820
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Thrown out of establishment for enquiringly where the main course was. Told by the owner that members of our party should of ordered starters if they were that hungry!! How rude and arrogant can he be!! Disgusting customer service and no idea how to talk...More

10  Thank Neil C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 The Street | Sholden, Deal CT14 0AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 374973
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