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The Jolly Sportsman

Chapel Lane | East Chiltington, Lewes BN7 3BA, England
+44 1273 890400
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“roe deer” (7 reviews)
“lobster” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chapel Lane | East Chiltington, Lewes BN7 3BA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and great food - thoroughly enjoyed our evening here Staff were fantastic - really friendly and helpful

Thank penelopestone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet location with an interesting church along the lane. Very good staff. Warm to dog owners. Nice atmosphere. Good selection of cocktails, wines and beer. Food good interesting dishes of all sorts. Nice desserts. But it is at the pricey end - three lunchtime courses...More

Thank peterpaddockhurst
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends took me here for my birthday. We had a very nice lunch sitting outside under the trees on a lovely summers day. The food and the wine were extremely nice and made this a luncheon to be remembered.

Thank dottie1943
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've popped into this pub a few times for a drink and were back in the area and decided to call in for lunch . It turned into a thoroughly enjoyable experience, the staff were very friendly advising us about the beers etc . Our...More

Thank vchapman2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nine of us ate here on Friday evening. The food on the whole was very good but you pay extra for veg. The sausages that were ordered for the 8 year old were very spicy indeed - even for an adult's palate. We were caught...More

Thank eileenburns
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate at the Jolly Sportsman this evening with 2 friends and enjoyed a really superb evening. We have eaten here probably 4 or 5 times over >10 years but this evening they ecxelked themselves. A great menu with numerous enticing dishes. The oyster and...More

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Popped in here last minute for dinner with my mum and had a lovely time. There was a lot of choice on the menu and I struggled to pick what I wanted most! Our food was lovely (we both had the hot lobster in the...More

Thank Carmen Lucinda L
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Came across the Jolly Sportsman while driving the byways of Sussex. Had a main course lunch which was delicious. The restaurant was busy, but we ate in the bar which was much quieter. Highly recommended.

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Came here for lunch today with a friend and was very impressed. We were given a warm welcome, shown to a very pleasantly positioned table and quickly brought the menus and had drinks orders taken. We both ate from the set menu which has a...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting. Nice menu. When we went to order bar man was rude saying we dont not do a la crate food outside only nibbles. And turned his back. That was it.

1  Thank Gayle W
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Rod J
3 May 2016|
Response from lsmu2016 |
Hi Rod, there is no need to worry, we will make sure the event will be a memorable one for the right reasons :) We look forward to meeting you on the 4th of Aug, and hopefully sooner. Best!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Lane | East Chiltington, Lewes BN7 3BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 890400
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