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The Sportsman

$$ - $$$, British,
57 Benty Lane, Sheffield S10 5NF, England
+44 114 268 8011
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brownie” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
57 Benty Lane, Sheffield S10 5NF, England
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After visiting our grandaughter in hospital today. We thought we would have a Sunday lunch before heading home. After arriving at the Sportsmen. We both orded the roast pork.We waited 35.mins for meal.And when it arrived. It was nothing special we have had far better.

Thank Yamhar6
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were welcomed into the sportsman with our two dogs, with two areas where dogs can go. The decor is lovely, with fires going well and comfy chairs. The car park was busy, but we had a choice of tables. We were quickly offered a...More

Thank Cathy N
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

On a cold December night we went out to the Sportsman. Busy inside. We had reservedzand got a nice table in the front room near the fire. Food was excellent and plenty on the plate. I do not eat meat and there was a good...More

Thank geoff201609
General Manager A, Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Dear Geoff, Thank you for taking your time to write a review for our pub!! We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and we hope You come and see us again soon Kind Regards The Sportsman Team

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

What a huge disappointment. The food is of abysmal quality. Pie with hardly any filling, dry mash and frozen veg, served warm and limp!! Left most of it on my plate. The starter, garlic mushrooms with French toast was a stodge I had to leave....More

1  Thank amandasusantaylor
General Manager A, Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Hi Amanda, I am very disappointed to hear that you did not have a great experience with us. As you can imagine, we have been very busy throughout the Christmas period and have been striving to give everyone the perfect visit. Clearly some things have...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

An excellent cosy eating experience. The food is very freshly made and nicely served with a good range of choices. Warm and friendly atmosphere. Fully recommended.

Thank vp-so
General Manager A, Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Dear vp-so, Thank you so much for your great review!!! We hope you visit again soon!! Have a lovely christmas!! The Sportsman Team

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Took my Mum here with my daughter as it is near to the care home where she lives, it was very disappointing, the food took 40 mins to arrive, even though it was near Xmas the pub wasn’t busy, the food left a lot to...More

1  Thank Frenchwendy
General Manager A, Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Dear Wendy, We are very sorry to hear you didnt enjoy your visit. We take all fedback seriously and use this as a tool to improve our service and quality. If you would like To ring the pub and discuss the issues with me so...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 6.30 for a meal . There were only 2 staff serving - they worked really hard as they were taking orders, cleaning tables, serving drinks and serving food. So yes we had to wait for everything. The food was fine, but the...More

1  Thank Ruth B
General Manager A, Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi Ruth, I am really sad to hear that you did not have the experience you were looking for with us. I am concerned about the discount that you had and the time it took for you get it taken off your bill. I would...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

We like to go out for something to eat at least once a week and often visit the Sportsman, mainly because for a local pub the food and service seldom disappoints and is reasonably priced.

Thank no1stopper
General Manager A, Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear no1stopper, Thanks so much for your kind review!! So happy you enjoy our pub!! Hope you visit us again very soon!! Many Thanks Team Sportsman

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here for the last few Saturdays all I can say what ever we have ordered as been up to excellent standed, staff are very polite nothing to much trouble thanks.

Thank malcolm e
General Manager A, Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Dear Malcolm, Thanks for you great review!! So happy you enjoy visiting the Sportsman and we hope to see you again very soon. Kind Regards The Sportsman Team

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Waited over an hour and paid nearly £50 for 4 meals that I could have easily enjoyed and paid a lot less for at Morrison's Cafe or one of the Hungry Horse chains. Just goes to show that the 'posher' the postcode, the more exploitative...More

1  Thank 72minki
General Manager A, Manager at The Sportsman, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hi 72minki, I am very sorry to hear that you did not have a great experience with us. I would very much like to have a chat with you about your visit. Please contact us on 0114 2688011. Many Thanks Prue Assistant Manager.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Benty Lane, Sheffield S10 5NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 114 268 8011
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