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“My Local”
Review of The Sportsman

The Sportsman
Ranked #5 of 19 things to do in Newtown
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Great pub where if you ask for food you will told you can have crisps!

Traditional pub for real ale drinkers with truly great beer called Mischief.

Freindly crowd with one or two eccentric locals. Adds to the flavour.

Excellent staff

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

CAMRA pub with 8 cask ales from Monty's brewery and 10 real ciders. Slight functional and well worn but does serve a good pint. Also the local pool league happens here.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Perfect lunch time stop. Great ciders 1/3 pints of great ciders. No wonder this pub has won awards. No food but will let you eat food from local takeaways

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Siborging
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is what pubs should all be like, friendly ,clean, great beer,we called in and were made very welcome, we (7 of us) played pool and darts chatted to the locals and the landlady . A great visit and a lovely time was had by all!!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank MickD84
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Russ H, Owner of Monty's Brewery at The Sportsman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Thanks for your review, my manager Mel & Karen look after a great pub there. It was put in Pete Brown's book "The Pub" as one of the best 300 in Britain.
Thanks again

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Sportsman was recommended to us and we were so pleased to find this little gem of a pub. Everything spotlessly clean, barman in collar and tie. A warm welcome as we entered and my, oh my - what a range of beers and ciders to choose from!! We were offered samples of each of the excellent ales and couldn't decide which to try first, so spoiled for choice. A breath of fresh air to see the "no swearing/bad language" sign. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and will definitely be returning soon. No food available other than the usual crisps etc, but a little gem in its own right - a must if you like real ales and ciders.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Russ H, Owner of Monty's Brewery at The Sportsman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Thank you for your comments, sorry a long time responding but your words describe exactly what I was after. Mel and Karen look after it so well for us.
Thanks for your kind comments.

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