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The Sportsman

₹₹₹₹British, ,
Faversham Road, Seasalter CT5 4BP, England
+44 1227 273370
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (271 reviews)
“oysters” (172 reviews)
“bread” (146 reviews)
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British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Faversham Road, Seasalter CT5 4BP, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

We headed to the sportsman for our anniversary, we had the lunchtime taster, the food was simply amazing.

Thank Terry R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Eating here was a very relaxing experience - it was a relaxed atmosphere and the layout spacious. Staff were attentive and friendly but gave us the appropriate space to enjoy our meal! The various breads to nibble on were delicious. For my starter I had...More

Thank julietwithmenagerie
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our second visit and just as good as the first. Living 3 hiours away obviously it entails an overnight stay- but so worth it. Not a pretty building sitting on scrub land beside the sea.Inside scrubbed pine tables, mostly wicker chairs and curtains that look...More

3  Thank bellvet
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband booked The Sportsman for my birthday (as he does every year – gotta love him!), but this time we went with another couple, and booked the taster menu, for which you need a minimum of 4 people. It was totally amazing. You don't...More

2  Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for lunch with my father, had the daily tasting menu, five fabulous courses with extras in between and fabulous breads for the table. Brilliant value for money, excellent food, and casual but attentive and friendly service. We came on a recommendation from family and...More

Thank eltonkpls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As fairly frequent visitors to the Sportsman we find the food unfailingly good and the atmosphere relaxed and friendly. Worthy of all the accolades given over the years. Well worth a visit but you may have to book well in advance.

Thank peterval2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

….don't go. However, if you like informal but immaculate dining, I doubt that there's anywhere better. Faultless in every respect.

2  Thank martinnewman58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had waited for more than 6 months to get a weekend slot and it was amazing and well worth the wait. We went for the tasting menu and would recommend going for it. We started at 7pm and left very happy and full at...More

Thank Edmond_Dantes99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In our opinion this lived up to the word of mouth ‘hype’. Simple decor, friendly relaxed staff who REALLY knew their stuff. I was offered a selection of local gins. Chose the one from Chatham Dockyard and the young lady serving me knew it needed...More

Thank powsyl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious lunch, amazing favours. Friendly staff, spacious accommodation, toilets updated since our last visit, missed the mural!! Just wish we lived closer

Thank 446hilaryd
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Response from Bee212 | Reviewed this property |
I booked one month in advance.
Ellie H
17 December 2017|
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Response from klepkens | Reviewed this property |
no: but the chef and staff are the same!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Faversham Road, Seasalter CT5 4BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Seasalter
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 273370
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