The Jolly Sportsman

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4.7
British
  • Chapel Lane, East Chiltington, East Sussex BN73BA
  • 01273 890400
  • £20 - £30 VISA MASTER CARD
Opening Hours
Closed Mondays
Tuesday/Thursday 12:00pm - 2:30pm & 6:30pm- 9:30pm
Friday 12:00pm - 2:30pm & 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 2:30pm & 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 3:30pm
Parties Welcome
Parties Welcome
Cater well for Vegetarians
Cater well for Vegetarians

Chef/Patron Bruce Wass and his team of enthusiastic cooks offer fantastic, seasonal food, from lunchtime charcuterie plates & ploughmans with home made bread, to finely crafted dishes on the à la carte menu. The Jolly Sportsman provides a relaxed, friendly, professional meal experience. Fine cooking, not fine dining.

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by Jeano on 22 Apr 2019

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Easter Sunday, al fresco lunch, stylish, orofessional and delicious. Excellent, sensible wines, I would, however, prefer average Champagne to expensive English sparkler. We have never been disappointed with the Jolly Sportsman

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by Tootlepip on 21 Apr 2019

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Beautiful day and we were seated outside which was a joy in itself. Delicious scallops with a warm scallop mousse was well received by 3 of us, the other diner had oysters which he enjoyed. All four of us has Gurnard which was fresh and excellent. The treacle tart to follow was a triumph. Service was efficient and charming and very well organised we thought on a busy service. We haven't visited the Jolly for some time and it was lovely to be back - I can't think why we left it so long, particularly with the superb standard of food currently on offer. Thank you

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by Dave on 21 Apr 2019

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This is a very special English country pub with well-kept real ales, adventurous but unpretentious food, idyllic garden and location and excellent service. Sorry, but we want it all for ourselves!

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by Patrick on 21 Apr 2019

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Great food and lovely to sit in the garden and enjoy the weather. Staff seemed under pressure and it took a long time to be served. Be prepared for a wait. One dish was not what we ordered but very good anyway!

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My wife and I walked over the fields from Plumpton Green to have lunch on Good Friday. We were fortunate to have a table in the garden on what was a very pleasant late spring day. The service was friendly and charming and the food was first rate. Can't think why we don't go more often