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Sportsmans Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Hemborough Post, Blackawton, Dartmouth TQ9 7DE, England
+44 1803 712231
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (16 reviews)
“pot roast” (6 reviews)
“stuffing” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Hemborough Post, Blackawton, Dartmouth TQ9 7DE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Has to be one of the best carveries I've had. Can choose 2 meats and there is a wide selection of vegetables. Always freshly cooked and piping hot. 3 real ales and selection of ciders. Staff are very pleasant.

Thank Carol576
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returned here after a couple of good experiences here last year. It was Sunday so we booked a table in advance knowing how popular the carvery on a Sunday is. right thing to do, place was packed when we got there. we did not have...More

Thank dagdabear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for 8 including 4 children under 9. It was quite busy and had to que at the bar to order our food for quite some time but the Calvery was lovely and worth the wait. The kids all had separate dinners...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely the best Sunday carvery around, excellent service by Keith terri and Joni and all the other staff

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been for a carvery before & it was delicious & had many meals since & it never disappoints. A lovely family friendly pub with great service! Would recommend a visit.

Thank 12786salham
Reviewed 8 October 2018

It's rubbish. Carvery looks like it's been there since lunchtime. The barmaid has no idea how to pour lager so I've ended up with a £4.10 flat pint. And they've taken the barstools away because it's summer. No much of a pub.

1  Thank Derek S
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Large car park and children’s play area which are huge assets in this area. The pub is split over several rooms which is nice, they all seem to get fairly busy and is popular with locals who knew the staff. Only 2 small tables weren’t...More

Thank KirstyM1990
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We visited this pub twice on our holiday, the first on a Sunday for the carvery, which was fantastic. Highly recommend booking, the pub was very busy but the food was great. Went again for lunch a few days later, asked for a couple of...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Popped in one Saturday late-lunch time and had a great meal at a very reasonable price. Stopped for a drink on Sunday lunchtime and witnessed the Carvery, which looked and smelt amazing. Staff are very friendly and helpful and the pub is clean and tidy...More

Thank ianofsec
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Visited on a quiet Thursday evening so maybe didn't have the same atmosphere as a busy night but the staff were friendly and the food was excellent. Big portions of well flavoured curry and the roast of the day with two huge slices of perfectly...More

Thank Graham A
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31 August 2017|
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Response from Rachel H | Reviewed this property |
Agree with everybody about parking. Extremely busy during summer and on Sunday carvery when it's always rammed. Best to book a table.
Ann P
20 July 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hemborough Post, Blackawton, Dartmouth TQ9 7DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth  >  Blackawton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 712231
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