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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Customer Reviews

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by Jeremy Page on 14 Dec 2018

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There's something about the Jolly Sportsman in winter that is really quite magical. The combination of the ambience, the cold dark outside, the excellent cooking and friendly service really do make for an exceptional dining experience. Last night's main course choices of shoulder of lamb and slow roasted pork were truly outstanding. And the spinach was perfectly wilted. The accompanying ale from Sheffield Park was also a treat. The Sportsman is such a very special place you live in hope that nothing will ever truly change there.

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by Daniel Lustig-webb on 10 Dec 2018

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Always a treat .

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by Roger on 09 Dec 2018

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The Jolly Sportsman continues to get everything right. The people are friendly, the atmosphere calm and warming and the food is consistently excellent. If only all restaurants were as good as this. What's more, it's continued in this way for years. We'll be back.

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by Maddie Griffin on 08 Dec 2018

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Great food, atmosphere and friendly service

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by Frida W on 06 Dec 2018

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I have been coming to the Jolly Sportsman regularly for over 20 years but had not been for a couple of years after two very sub-standard experiences. So I am very happy to be able to say that it has bounced back in terms of food quality and service plus improvements to the interior which have made the setting much cosier and more relaxed. I look forward to becoming a regular again.