User name:



Sign in with Facebook

Not already a member?
Join our community and - Rate & review pubs - Upload pictures - Add events JOIN for free NOW

Chat about:
Random news of the day with Mobyduck on the Pub Forum

Picture of The Sportsman
Image posted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off
Submitted on Monday, 10th June 2019
With picture contributions to 5814 other pubs
View all this pub's pictures (5 more images)
Only members may add pictures, click to receive free membership

The Sportsman, Bexhill-On-Sea Town, Bexhill-On-Sea

15 Sackville Road
TN39 3JD
Correct details

Served areas

Reviews of The Sportsman (Average Rating: 6 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Sportsman

Side-street pub with large windows at the front which unusually have dimpled glazing so you cannot take a peek inside without opening the doors. Anyway, the interior of the bar is fairly traditional, with a wide range of prints on the walls, and the smaller 'Sin Bin' room can be found at the back. Two of four handpumps were in use when I visited, with Harvey's (£3.90) and Long Blonde from Long Man available when I visited.

On 9th June 2019 - rating: 6
[User has posted 5831 recommendations about 5831 pubs]

Please Note: This review is over a year old.

Dave Thomas left this review about The Sportsman

Yup its a Rugby pub ...thankfully

On 21st March 2013 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 7 recommendations about 7 pubs]

Please Note: This review is over a year old.

Steve C left this review about The Sportsman

I planned my recent crawl around Bexhill so that I would be in here for the end of the England Euro 2012 qualifier that was taking place. I thought that it was a fairly safe bet that the “Sportsman” would be showing the match, but I was very wrong as it wasn’t. There is a TV in a small room at the rear, but from the scarves and flags adorning the walls and ceiling I gleaned that this is in fact a rugby pub with no Sky Sports. There is a jukebox and the locals seem to be big fans of Jonny Cash as his greatest hits cd seemed to be getting more attention than any other artists. The bar has a few standard draught products and the three hand pumps were drawing Harveys Best (x2) and Youngs Gold. Out the back there is a paved beer garden full of tables and chairs.

I suppose that I would have no problem popping back in here for anther pint, but I wouldn’t be that bothered if I didn’t.

On 19th October 2011 - rating: 6
[User has posted 3546 recommendations about 3525 pubs]

External web links for The Sportsman

No known official website for this pub.

Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Steve C
Bexhill, 0.55 miles, 10 min walk (show)
Collington, 0.73 miles, 14 min walk (show)
Cooden Beach, 2.2 miles, 42 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Sportsman, Bexhill-On-Sea
10th Jun 2019, 21:15
Picture submitted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off approved
10th Jun 2019, 21:15
Picture submitted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off approved

Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 19 October 2011 by Alan Hurdle
Local pubs

Icon Key: Picture Recommendation Rating Closed