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The Jester Hotel

116 Station Road, Baldock SG7 5RS, England
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Ranked #4 of 4 Baldock B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Came to the jester for Mother's day lunch, the service was excellent but the food was poor. Had carvery and the beef had no taste, the roast potatoes were hard and the vegetables were stone cold. Been here a few times before and food was good but definitely not this time and it rather spoilt my day.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My first night the bar staff and service was very friendly and helpful - the skipping CD was very annoying though but it did bring a smile to my face hearing one member of staff explain that she normally places the cds in the dishwasher! My second night I couldn't help but feel that roles had been reversed, the gentleman... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Just happend to stumble across this lovely place, firstly recommend as a wedding venue but ended up returning for out annerversery dinner the year after, also a birthday dinner. Very impressed, menu was extensive and mamy different meals from traditional to not so. Good portions for price and fresh and hot. Definitely will go again. The garden is beautiful in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Met a friend for lunch, and whilst the decor of the pub/restaurant needs a little TLC, this was soon forgotten by the delicious, real home cooked food. I chose the steak and ale pie, which was very generously packed with tender chunks of steak (accompanied by 3 veg & huge chunky golden chips, for under a tenner!), whilst my friend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We came for Christmas day for dinner with the family. We had a 3 course meal which was well worth the price. Great portion sizes and food was hot. I went for the carvery for my main and was not disappointed at all. The meat was moist and perfectly cooked the veg was cook perfectly. The staff made us all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

6 of us came up for the dinner dance evening .had a three course meal followed by a disco,the food was great as always ,turkey was lovely ,veg all cooked nice and plenty of it ,we all enjoyed it .the service was very good .we stayed in the hotel ,very comfortable rooms ,warm and cosy,we had a room at the... More 

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Baldock, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Came for a Festive meal. had preordered the turkey. Came out just thrown on a plate with no care. The turkey was luke warm at best, And was so dry it was almost unedible. Didnt kick up a fuss though as didnt want to cause a scene. The Vegetables were boiled to almost a minute of their lifes and were... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Have eaten here a couple of times now and on both occasions the service was very good. Staff are very polite and welcoming and food is always served quickly. The log fire burning creates a warm, cosy atmosphere and the staff made a fuss of my 3 year old son which was appreciated. The food is basic but certainly fair... More 

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Buntingford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Absolutely Terrible. Overcooked Vegetables. Sprouts must have been boiled since Ocober, carrots pretty much the same. Prawn cocktail served on a plate??? Decor from I don't know when? Did not feel welcome just a hinderence.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Visited on a Friday lunch time for a family lunch . Sadly we were the only customers so not actually humming with atmosphere . Tried the Fish and Chip meal deal after a bit of a wait arrived . Chips excellent fish so so . Included was bread and butter . Now this is my gripe and although seems petty... More 

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