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Sportsmans Arms

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Bar, British, Pub
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Dartmouth Road, Blackawton, Dartmouth TQ9 7DE, England
01803 712231
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in on way back from Bigbury with family. Four adults and four kids. Excellent choice including carvery. Large play area for kids. Adults had carvery which was delicious and reasonably well priced. Kids had dishes off good kids menu. Service friendly and quick. I would recommend. Will be back next year xx

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Thank Joy R
Cornwall UK
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Sportsmans Arms for an evening meal, they have a beer garden with a children's play area, tables outside and other tables outside but undercover if it's breezy. The staff were friendly and the food was excellent, good choice of menu, large portions and a lovely carvery with a huge selection of vegetables

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Thank MevaCornwallUK
Dorset U.K.
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121 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this Pub twice on a recent short break to South Devon. Bar Emloyee totally switched on, Tab started without hesitation after we said we would like to order Lunch. Good selection from Specials board, and menu's. First visit well pleased with food and service. Equally pleased with our second visit. Well prepared food, and good value for the prices... More 

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Thank bevilj
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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382 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very very good sevice and really decent ribs to eat. Service was fast and the atmosphere really good with a decent pool table to enjoy after dinner and beer wasn't bad either!

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Thank maraalfa
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You never quite know what to expect when you are visiting a place on holiday and you eat out in a restaurant. But we were very pleasantly surprised by this place, in fact, we decided to eat there twice on our holiday. The carvery was the main attraction, very reasonably priced (with price concessions for over-60's, etc) and with three... More 

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Thank Debbie G
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for Sunday dinner after arriving from Kent. What a lovely place. The food was excellent & plenty full. Great choice with the carvery. The other menu was of a good choice & a good price. Came again 2nights later & had a full rack of ribs - be warned make sue you haven't eaten all day - the... More 

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Thank woohoo3367
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had forgotten it was Father's Day and needed to find somewhere to eat on a Sunday evening. The Sportsmans Arms was buzzing with mostly families but generally crowded. We were found space in a marquee extension. Could have had the carvery option but chose something off the main menu (queues seemed shorter) and first off you paid for your food... More 

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Thank stutch2014
Kent, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here last night booked a table for 730 pm was great by avery nice young lady think her name was Vicky not sure if correct any way back to my review we both had the carvery wow very yummy hot looked great tasted even better what they do is good as it was busy you do need to... More 

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Thank glennscheeky28
Cheshire
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Driving past called in on spec treated with first class carvery. Friendly welcome and service, lucky to get in on a Saturday night. Only drawback seats a bit hard and tight.

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Thank blackadder48
Torquay
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Really pleased we could book! It was very busy...food locally sourced! Perfect. Only draw back is blimey it gets warm in there! However going to book again for next week as a stroll from there into Dittisham is perfect!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dartmouth Road, Blackawton, Dartmouth TQ9 7DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth  >  Blackawton
  • Phone Number: 01803 712231

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