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The Sportsman Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Rackham Road, Amberley BN18 9NR, England
The Sportsman Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Incredible location and views. However, no concept of how to treat customers. Avoid at all costs. Wish we had... Feel sorry for the staff. They were cringing... and hugely embarrassed. Oh well, at least there's good news; great pubs just down the road...

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On Monday evening my husband and I decided to go out for a meal and visited the Sportsman where we have dined many times before. It was packed but they were really friendly and found us a table in the conservatory which is the best position as it overlooks the wonderful country view of fields stretching for miles and at... More 

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South West
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed overnight. Enjoyed dinner in the restaurant with excellent views for miles across the Arun valley. Good original menu choices which did include some pub staples for the less adventurous. Food arrived piping hot and well prepared. Staff friendly and attentive. Had our room been totally up to scratch I would have given a 5 star rating : Whilst... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are nice and welcoming. I would give this pub a 5💫. The food is awesome and delicious. I love this pub. Lots of lovely walks. Beautiful views and lovely scenery. Very good selection of food at very reasonable prices. The best food I have had there is the roast beef and burger and fish.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought a 3 course menu voucher for here without knowing much about it. The views were an amazing discovery and had us gazing just from the car park! Usually with vouchers you are offered an alternative-smaller-portioned menu. Not here. I had scallops with black pudding to start followed by the biggest piece of pork belly I'd ever had. We... More 

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
45 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

No Sussex. We stayed for one night while cycling the South Downs way. A nice sized room clean and well laid out with a comfy bed. The view from our room was stunning overlooking the Arun plane. Our hosts welcomed us and showed us the rooms and were very accommodating about storing our bikes in the barn. We ate in... More 

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Worthing, West Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Our visit for lunch was part of our son's 30th birthday celebration - seven of us, a baby and a toddler. We had booked to be seated in the conservatory with a view, but on arrival we found that we had been allocated an inside table. However, the staff were able to move us into the conservatory. This was perfect... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The food ranged from great to "wouldn't choose again" (Green beans had only been shown the water rather than put in it) But the service was sub standard. Why book in 2 large groups when you cannot cope? The service was rushed and therefore unhelpful (fish fillet vs. Whole fish?) and inaccurate (lamb shanks or lamb curry?) No apology. The... More 

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Shoreham-by-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We have just come from the sportsman we had bought a voucher for there. What a gem, the bar is welcoming and friendly, great beers . Staff friendly welcoming we were early for our 6.30 reservation but we' we're shown to out table at the back of the pub . Totally blown away by the views of the water meadows... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We travelled 30 miles to go back to The Sportsman as a treat. We were last here in 2009, eve of marriage ar Amberley Castle. Food fantastic, piping hot, generous portions and backed up by great service. We had steak but every dish brought out to other tables looked like a food lovers' dream. Beer excellent :if you're a real... More 

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