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57 Benty Lane, Sheffield S10 5NF, England
01142688011
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

First visit here for some food but it won't be the last.Good food great service and a nice friendly pub.Nice clean place with a large selection of drinks and food.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch today the staff were nice and the food was really tasty and cooked perfect. I've attached pictures of mixed grill and lamb shank well worth it

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1 Thank Andria20142014
sheffield
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I regularly visit the Sportsman and find it an excellent pub to spend all night eating, drinking and chatting. Some great cocktails also to be had at only £3.99. The 3 open fires are also a great touch in the winter months.

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Thank toxicbuzzer
Sam C, Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this review

Thank-you very much for taking time to review The Sportsman. Myself and the team are really pleased that you find us excellent. I agree the fires are lovely and I always sit and eat by one myself !!! I do hope we have a bit more summer its going to be a few more months before we need to start... More 

Ipswich
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Have visited the Sportsman a number of times over the last 7 years while children have been at Sheffield University. Paid one last visit at youngest's graduation. We had ham & egg and fish from daytime specials menu and a hunters chicken. Food was excellent and Diane who served us was really helpful and friendly. Altogether a pleasant occasion. Sadly... More 

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Thank Mike2020
Sam C, Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. I am pleased to read that you have used us over several years while visiting the university and have pleasant visits. Good luck to your youngest for the future now uni is over and the job hunting begins. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

came as i frequently do to this pub with my youngest daughter for a spot of saturday night tea. the service and food were really nice as always and it is a nice friendly atmosphere. there are some good meal deals to select from. well worth a visit.

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Thank mdallen1011
Sam C, General Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this review

Dear mdallen1011, Firstly I am pleased to hear your are one of our regular customers. I am also pleased that our service standard has maintained during your visits, I will make sure the team are made aware of this. Hopefully we can look forward to seeing you both again this Saturday evening! Kind Regards Perry (Assistant Manager) More 

England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We had been there as a group of 8. The pub is layer out nicely with lots of different areas to sit, so you don't realise how big it actually is. We all had burgers and they tasted really good made with real meat. The Service was friendly too. Our group will meet up there again.

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Thank Andrea H
Sam C, Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this review

Good Morning Andrea Thank you for taking the time to review The Sportsman on Trip Advisor. Myself and the team are pleased your enjoyed your visit and your burgers! When yourself and your group meet again - please don't hesitate to call and book a table then we can ensure in advance a table for your party size can be... More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Visit the Sportsman last night with some friends. Had a lovely pint of moonshine ale which was in good order. I ordered Hunters Chicken which when it came was dry and lacked any oomph or wow factor. I got the impression that the portion control people had been very strict.... my colleague who ordered scampi had the same issue. Although... More 

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Thank Peter W
Sam C, General Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this review

Dear Peter W, Firstly I am sorry that the food or portion control was not to your satisfaction. As a brand we want to be proud of what we serve and ensure that the guests are are also ahppy with what we serve. We do have specs that we must obliged too but we are more than happy to try... More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Recently visited The Sportsman for a family meal and has a fantastic time. The food was excellent and good value for money, the staff were friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was great. Would definitely recommend this place.

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Thank cheesesarnie05
Sam C, General Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this review

Dear cheesearnie05, Its great to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit with us at the Sportsman. We hope to maintain these standards and hope to see you again soon. Thanks for taking the time to write about us. Kind Regards Perry (Assistant Manager) More 

UK
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We regularly visit the Sportsman as a couple, with friends and family. Every visit we are welcomed by friendly, accommodating staff. The food is always enjoyable and good value for money. Would highly recommend.

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Thank yvette25
Sam C, General Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this review

Dear yvette25, Thank you for the great comments! The comments will be passed on to the manager and team who I am sure will be delighted that you are happy with our service. We hope to see you in the near future. Kind Regards Perry (Assistant Manager) More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The Sportsman has been a favourite of our family for years, as there was always something for everyone. Recently though it seems to be going downhill even though there has been an increase in prices. On our visit on Saturday, I had a mixed grill and my partner had gammon. The gammon on both dishes was so salty that we... More 

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Thank nicola l
Sam C, General Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this review

Dear nicola l, I am very concerned to hear about your experience. We aim to deliver high standards to our guests. Please contact myself on 0114 286 8011 and hopefully I can help restore your trust in us. Kind Regards, Perry (Assistant Manager) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, International, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Benty Lane, Sheffield S10 5NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: 01142688011

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?