The Jolly Sportsman

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based on 88 reviews
4.6
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
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Parties Welcome
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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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Customer Reviews

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by Malcolm Greenslade on 19 Apr 2018

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Great hideaway, never find it by accident. Consistently delivers great food and drink at acceptable prices in a very amenable atmosphere. The secret is that they have stuck to what they know, have not expanded and know their stuff. However as I say everytime I go, I wish they had some overnight rooms so that I could enjoy their excellent beers and wines and not have to worry about driving 25 miles home

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by Julian le Maistre on 15 Apr 2018

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This is not pub food. Seriously impressive. My girlfriend and I both had the Fillet of Gurnard which was sensational - London restaurant quality and better than most of those. Better than any Bass dish I have eaten. Very fresh, locally caught and everything that a top class restaurant would do. Rillette of Pork (which is a bit like a pate) with toast, gherkins and salad to start was as good as any I have had in travelling to France for 30 years. We will definitely be returning.

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by Nick Phillips on 14 Apr 2018

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by Mike Bicknell on 11 Apr 2018

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recommended by a friend

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by David and Janet Arrowsmith on 09 Apr 2018

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Once again an excellent meal at the Jolly Sportsman. Thank you to all the staff.