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Sportsmans Arms

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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Dartmouth Road, Blackawton, Dartmouth TQ9 7DE, England
+44 1803 712231
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sportsmans Arms always delivers good quality food and service. The carvery is excellent value, plenty of choice and the cod and chips were delicious. They allow our dogs in the bar area which is an added bonus for us. We have never had a bad experience in this establishment and are quick to recommend it to everyone we know... More 

Thank patriciapinklady
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having little local knowledge of Dartmouth we popped in hungry after walking all day. As it was late we gave this place a go. The outside looked ok. Inside it didn't!The carpet looked like it had seen better days and decor was extremely dated. There was a pungent stale smell and the welcome was unconvincing. The food we ordered was... More 

Thank yumbletums
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent Sunday carvery lunch. It's always rammed which is a good indication of value for money.Food very good quality and quantity.Great for families , staff very helpful , beers very well kept

Thank Rachel H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I have just literally returned from a Sunday Carvery and despite the food being nice the whole experience was totally spoilt and quite honestly disgusting and i have been left feeling very angry and upset by the expressionless response from the staff. I am not a complainer and have only ever been on this site once before to give a... More 

4 Thank mimcole
Exeter, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Booked a table and arrived on tine, however had to wait for 30 minutes . We kept asking when we would be seated and told to wait and they would find us. After a while had to go and ask again. This spoilt the overall experience. The food was OK, vegetables on the hard side. It's nice, but be prepared... More 

1 Thank Shaun R
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

After a wonderful walk around the coast at East Prawle and late afternoon out of season shopping in Kingsbridge we rumbled towards Dartmouth in search of a good place to have an early dinner. The beauty of going for a carvery is that you get a couple of different roast meats and masses of veg and wonderful boiled and roasted... More 

1 Thank LES N
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a drink with my partner the owner was friendly good beer and atmosphere I would return again

Thank daniel s
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had dinner here a couple of days before Xmas, my wife had the carvery and I had the homemade steak pie, food absolutely gorgeous and plentiful, also served a nice pint of tribute as well, will go back when in the area.

Thank Jasonp69
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Christmas lunch today was very nice. Turkey moist and the beef was lovely. Deserts were also very good. I/we would recommend. Thank you for a lovely afternoon

Thank Vicki G
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had driven past this pub several times on our days out around Dartmouth during our half term family break. We kept saying- let's pop in there one night. So glad we did! Very family friendly, lovely choice of food on the menu, lovely carvery, nice atmosphere in the pub, good and prompt service too.

Thank Shelley L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dartmouth Road, Blackawton, Dartmouth TQ9 7DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth  >  Blackawton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 712231

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