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“Just as a pub should be! Diners & drinkers welcome.”
Review of Sportsman's Rest

Sportsman's Rest
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Porchfield
Price range: US$5 - US$26
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Family run country pub
Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

A fantastic pub that is still as a pub should be! Great food but still welcoming to drinkers. Gluten Free options including beer. Pub games. Its on the Isle of Wight coastal route so great for walkers, cyclists, etc. Dog and family friendly. Outside seating, large car park. Lovely rural location. If you are fortunate enough to find yourselves here on a Rock n Roll night, then lucky you!

3  Thank HelenRockabillyGirl
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

We stopped for lunch here yesterday when out cycling with our group.We were 7, so we had quite a wait but were happy to sit in the garden chatting. There was a big choice of food and it was good with generous portions. The publican was particularly welcoming and helpful.

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3  Thank magalhop
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Reviewed 19 May 2014

We booked this place for a meal after reading last review and have to agree what a gem it is.
Friendly atmosphere in an old country style pub.
We had a lovely meal the veggie option for myself which was excellent. My husband had lamb which was juicy and cooked how he wanted it.
Plenty of food on the plate and well presented. We had cycled a long way and were really hungry and it did the job of filling us up.
We did have to wait a bit which we didn't mind as it was a sunny Sat. evening.

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2  Thank WelshRobby
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

We discovered this from a book we had on Isle of Wight pubs. Having had a disappointing meal elsewhere the previous evening we went here for a drink lunchtime and after looking at the specials board decided to eat there that evening. We did book a table just in case in got busy as they only do evening meals from 6-8pm. Having read other reviews on Trip Advisor we decided to go for the sirloin steaks for both of us and we weren't disappointed. The only complaint, the meal was huge and we couldn't eat all of it! On the basis of that meal we went back the following night my husband had the liver and I had the steak and ale pie. Another lovely meal!. My husband likes real ale and was not disappointed. They have three on offer. It is a nice friendly pub and it has a cosy feel.

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3  Thank Mel0253
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

We went over the Easter weekend after reading reviews we decided to give it a try, our food and service were excellent, the roast was fantastic, proper home cooked food and lots of it! I can't wait to go back! Such friendly people and polite efficient staff.

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2  Thank beades
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