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Sportsman's Rest

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Porchfield ££ - £££ , British,
Main Road, Porchfield PO30 4LP, England
+44 1983 525739
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ham” (3 reviews)
“lasagna” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Main Road, Porchfield PO30 4LP, England
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Reviews (51)
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Good pub, good beer and a fine terras in a very small village. Situated on the main road. Diner starts at five.

Thank Yolande V
Reviewed 1 week ago

The SR is like stepping back decades! I'm guessing nothing has changed in 30 years but that's ok because the two most important things.... The people and the food were just right. Good value snacks including very generous cheesy chips like my mum made in...More

Thank LukeCowesTannersBrook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My dad wanted to try this pub out as it had reopened last year. Good pub grub, nothing pretentious. Proper homemade chips with the skin on were the highlight. Two meals for under £15, there aren't many places you can say that about now. One...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely old pub. Very friendly people . Food is perfect and very cheap. There serve food in the basket just like the old days will be back again. Beer great and family friendly. Keep up the good work

Thank Sweet M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in on the way home after a drive or and about. The pub itself is very old and I'm site some will say it could do with a makeover. .. all these makeovers are OK but then the pubs loose their character. So as...More

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Friendly bar staff Let down by the menu It's chips chips chips Fish fingers and chips Sausage and chips Cod and chips Scampi and chips Ham egg and chips Plaice and chips Lasagna and chips Burger and chips No veg ! No other potato choice...More

Thank goody_118
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Visited this newly re-opened pub, which is a work in progress. The food is basic, soup, sandwiches and of mediocre quality, however saying this, the new owner is lovely and I feel with some updating/upgrading and tweaking the menu it will stand a great chance...More

Thank Mcdutchy
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, great beer, friendly staff and friendly locals nice atmosphere recommend this pub. Shame it's not in Essex

Thank Spencer555
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Had a family meal at this lovely little pub in Porchfield. Food was piping hot, waited a reasonable time for our meals. The food is value for money and the customer service was excellent.

Thank Natasha B
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Cosy, friendly and welcoming atmosphere enhanced by landlady's friendliness. Nice varied menu without being too 'freezer' driven and promotions for early evening dinning. This is a real traditional pub in every sense- subject of recent improvements but done with the locals in mind to preserve...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does anyone know why the Sportsmans Rest has closed? Will it be re-opening?
29 January 2015|
Response from WOBBLYBOB186299 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have heard it's up for sell, if that's true it will be a shame. So for now we are back at the Stag at the top of Horsebridge Hill, we always used it before it was taken over about two years ago. In our eyes went so far... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Porchfield PO30 4LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Porchfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 525739
Family run country pub
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