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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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All reviews burger mash ice cream pudding pie the pub south downs way pulborough brooks stunning views lovely food stayed here varied menu piping hot staff were lovely for sunday lunch warm welcome lovely location
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Reviewed 7 October 2023

Pub menu pub but very well executed. All 4 of us had delicious food (both main and pudding). Beautiful view from the terrace at the back. Good service. Will look forward to coming back.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 10 September 2023

The food was very nice and the location is exceptional. It was a warm evening and we sat outside on the terrace overlooking the water meadows. We had a fantastic evening.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 8 September 2023

Perfect. Lovely chenin/viognier South.African White.We will be back. The lovely view of the Bird Sanctuary helps.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 8 September 2023 via mobile

Wonderful setting and food very nice. The outside balcony was lovely on a summers evening. Service good and friendly, would return again.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 20 August 2023 via mobile

A little off the main road but we’ll worth the effort to find down the lanes. Unplanned Sunday lunch stop off driving home from a weekend away in Chichester. Stunning views match the excellent food and customer service.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 19 August 2023

Lovely staff. We went for two nights B and B. Sadly the room was more like a single room. No chair very small room for two people. Very clean room. Shower the best thing about the room. We tried to change rooms but all booked...and all similar in size. English Breakfast delicious - Continental limited but lovely yoghurts.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 6 August 2023 via mobile

Set back from B2139 on Rackham road this pub delivers a friendly welcome and good lunchtime menu with plenty of choice to suite most people. The service is prompt and food well presented. Recommended to give it a try booking preferred to avoid disappointment.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 26 July 2023 via mobile

Very nice bacon and brie baguettes on the outside with lovely views of Wild Brooks and the Downs….and really friendly service. What a country pub should be. Thoroughly recommended

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 15 July 2023 via mobile

Lunch for 26 of our family to celebrate a big birthday. Food and service was amazing, which helped to make it a very special occasion.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 15 July 2023 via mobile

I visited the Sportsman again this year and all I can say is what I’ve said before - amazingly tasty food, well prepared and served, friendly staff who make you feel welcome and valued. The rooms are comfortable and clean, and with good views. The...weather wasn’t good enough to let us sit outside and watch the sun going down, but when the opportunity arises it is amazing. Well worth the trip as this little Gem of a pub will not disappointMore

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 12 July 2023

Came to the Sportsman for a family gathering. Superb location with great views over the Wild Brooks. Straightforward pub menu, fairly priced and pleasant service. A lovely time.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 8 July 2023

Very seasonal fresh menu. The portions are really generous and everything we had was seasoned and cooked beautifully. The staff were welcoming and attentive. It's set in a lovely country setting with amazing views. Make use of the complimentary binoculars to watch the wild deer.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 7 July 2023 via mobile

We visited this lovely pub for the first time today. Great location near Amberley. The most splendid views from the restaurant to the rear, very good food and Hophead Dark Star beer on tap, it was like heaven! Lovely helpful staff too, this pub will...go on my favourite list.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 3 July 2023

As always a fabulous experience; excellent selection of well-kept beers, friendly service and good food. What more could you ask for!

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 1 June 2023 via mobile

This pub is outstanding because of its views across Pulborough Brooks and deservedly so. On a summer’s evening this is the perfect place to chat with friends and watch the sun go down. The food is in the main of good quality. I can particularly...recommend their home cooked pie of the day and some lovely puddings. Their burgers are not the best but perfectly acceptable. Prices are reasonable. The staff are friendly and helpful and the beer is well kept. Parking is limited but there is plenty of room in the country lane. This pub is a definite one for the list in the summer.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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THE SPORTSMAN INN, Amberley - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Tripadvisor

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The Sportsman Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4