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The Sportsmans Arms

) #205 of 392 Restaurants in Chester $$ - $$$ , British,
Burwardsley Road | Tattenhall, Chester CH3 9QF, England
+44 1829 770233
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“stifado” (2 reviews)
“rabbit” (2 reviews)
“greek menu” (8 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Burwardsley Road | Tattenhall, Chester CH3 9QF, England
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived to find a band playing a Sunday session. Average band. Decided to observe the locals and their dogs for a bit and enjoy the beer until the band stopped. The locals hanging around the entrance to the ladies toilets was a nice touch -...More

3  Thank jiffy2006
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Tried to eat and drink here on several occasions and never knew when it opened or shut. The pub owners seem like lovely and kind people but they need to put up a sign of closing and opening hours, plus at least a weeks notice...More

Thank ToadieStIrs2dogs
zantenan, Owner at The Sportsmans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Sorry that we were not open when we should have been,but both my husband and myself have unfortunately been in hospital for surgery in recent weeks, we will now be open the hours advertised, once again sorry for the inconvenience

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Came here for food but the chef was away. Nicely set out inside and quiet too. Dog friendly and good service from behind the bar.

Thank Amy_Lea_10
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I love the food here now it's so yummy! The staff are all very friendly and there is a good outdoor area at the back

Thank sarahmatthias
zantenan, Manager at The Sportsmans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you for your kind review, we aim to please and work hard to keep everyone happ x

Reviewed 13 October 2016

There is no doubt that the staff are very friendly and the pub has plenty of room. We had a lunch time meal, 3 of us, and not at the weekend when roast dinners may be the order of the day. But the 3 of...More

Thank William M
zantenan, Manager at The Sportsmans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Sorry you found us average, we do our best to please everyone who eats here,we only have fresh veg and real chips, very little frozen, all homemade, we are cheaper than the other eateries in the area and of course we have a home made...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Arrived here about 5 p.m. after a boat trip from Tattenhall Marina and enjoyed a lovely Sunday roast of excellent proportions and were also given a complimentary dish of cauliflower cheese. We were given a nice "snug" with comfortable seats as we had a small...More

Thank slightlydisapp0inted
zantenan, Manager at The Sportsmans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you for your very kind comments, we are of course dog friendly and try to please all tastes with our home made English and Greek food

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Just finished my roast lamb, wow!! Firstly it was massive, secondly hot and thirdly definately homemade. It is without a doubt the best roast i've ever eaten. I had the sticky toffee pudding too. I cannot fault any of it. The pub is clean, welcoming...More

1  Thank southerner87
zantenan, Manager at The Sportsmans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you for your very kind comments, we work so hard to please everyone and to know you are all enjoying the food, makes it worthwhile x

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We've just been to this beautiful country pub, amazing home cooked food.....really really good food actually. My dad and i ordered a roast, my eldest daughter a curry (shes still raving about it) my youngest a lovely pasta dish, and my husband a stifado from...More

Thank Sarah L
zantenan, Manager at The Sportsmans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you for your very kind comments, we are a small family run village pub, we make everything as much as is possible here on the premises and these wonderful reviews make it all worthwhile x

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We visited the Sportsmans Arms again on our trip to Chester 22/07/2016 -25/07/2016 As before we could not fault it Wendy&Darren the Owners run this Lovely Country Pub a very friendly&welcoming environment and all the staff are so nice too it is a pleasure to...More

Thank Rachelandfred
zantenan, Manager at The Sportsmans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you for your very kind compliments, people like you make all the hard work worthwhile x

Reviewed 7 July 2016

Second visit in two years although owners have changed twice since last visit in August 15 but still great service and terrific homemade food on offer. English & Greek cuisine on offer however no food service currently on Tuesdays. Great selection of Lagers and Thwaites...More

Thank Lazerlight
zantenan, Manager at The Sportsmans Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you for your very kind comments, my husband keeps an excellent cellar and beer, for this he has been awarded the coveted cask mark, he also makes all the pies, burgers, curries, chilies and the wonderful chocolate fudge cake, I make all the Greek...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burwardsley Road | Tattenhall, Chester CH3 9QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1829 770233
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Description
The Sportsmans Arms has new owners, Darren and Wendy Depuis, both local,having successfully run Two other local pubs over the last few years, have now returned from Zante in Greece, bring with them a small Greek menu of home made village food, to go with the home made English pub food menu, The village Pub is now returning to the way it always was, " We don't serve fast food, but try and serve, good, old fashioned, home made food, as soon as possible "
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