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The Sportsman's Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Exeter Road, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0BQ, England
+44 1752 892280
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Exeter Road, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0BQ, England
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Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

We ate dinner (and breakfast) here as we were staying overnight after a long day walking and there did not seem to be many other options nearby in the town. I was not overly impressed with my pie (offly stodgy) which would only merit 2...More

1  Thank GrumpsDC
Reviewed April 7, 2015

Haven't been here for ages but was told the chef had changed. Nothing else had! The landlord was as rude as ever; ignoring the two of us standing at the desk/entrance. When we waylaid him - after the third time he walked past us -...More

2  Thank deputy2014
Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

Went in with my friend Sophie after a hard days caving locally. I don't eat chicken so asked for the chicken a rib combo without the chicken! I was offered a double portion of ribs for a little bit extra, but i turned it down.........More

Thank Greedysquid
Reviewed January 2, 2015

Well, we were visiting friends in Ivybridge and decided after going ice skating in Plymouth to have a bite to eat in the sportsmans on the way back home to sussex. My kids ordered a Margarita Pizza and another with mushrooms on it. I ordered...More

4  Thank Canoeboy67
Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

I ate here with my boyfriend's family on a Sunday afternoon in December to celebrate his uncle's 50th. The waitress handled 16 excitable people without a problem, which was no mean feat when some of us were eating off the Sunday lunch set menu and...More

1  Thank RachelMary D
Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

I arrived with my wife and a friend for dinner. We were informed the kitchen was closed as the chef was ill. After a while the owner, Bill said that although we didn't have a booking, he would do us steaks. He did, and they...More

Thank Bigcol2013
Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Was invited to one of the quizzes that the sportsmans regularly put on and was really impressed!! Great atmosphere and friendly service. Great fun.

Thank 230,463
Reviewed August 24, 2014

My parents get to visit rarely and when they do we always head for the Sportsman's for a meal. The staff and landlord are always welcoming and helpful and accommodating for the kids (7 of them), often providing free colouring activities for them all as...More

Thank 734Rory
Reviewed August 13, 2014

Upon visiting this pub in July 2014 with my partner we were persecuted to racism after I heard the landlord making a joke about us which I can not repeat on here. He is rude and condescending, and generally unpleasant. The food is far below...More

3  Thank Perez1212
Reviewed July 4, 2014

I ordered the special, Steak and Ale pie. There was more pastry than steak and ale... The chips were fine, but the garden peas were just bland. I didn't finish this meal (very rare for me) and passed on the opportunity of ordering dessert.

1  Thank itsafrogslife
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exeter Road, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Ivybridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 892280
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