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The Jolly Sailor

Hythe Quay, Maldon CM9 5HP, England
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Maldon, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice to sit outside on the river in summer and inside when the weathers cooler. good range of reasonabl price pub grub. A wide choice of excellent real ales. You wont get to drink them all in one visit. good atmosphere which is rare these days

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liquid01, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your kind review. we look forward to seeing you very soon More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here with my wife as it looked charming and is in a nice setting by the water & all the boats. We had starters and main courses, which I have to say was fantastic. A lot of pubs like this simply do 'pub food' that turns out to be deep fried frozen stuff. But the food here seemed very... More 

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liquid01, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are currently refurbishing the jolly. Phase one has been completed . The new menus and the interior of the pub are complete. Our fresh fish menu all from local suppliers and extensive wine lists are now being served. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in as a group of 4,and Pub was busy,but acknowledged upon entering,always a good sign,then seated quickly,left to settle before we ordered. Everything came up correct and the Steak Pie was just full of meat,which these days you can't always say.The steak was served cooked as requested,which again doe not always happen. Service was good througout and when... More 

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liquid01, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your kind review. we look forward to seeing you very soon More 

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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Food was very nice - nice cosy quaint pub. Didn't have to book and they let well behaved dogs and children in 😄. Would like to return in the summer and sit outside. Only minor thing for me was that I found it a bit dark where we were sitting by the fireplace so if I booked would request a... More 

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liquid01, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your kind review. we are now under going a major refurb . we reopen on the 19th Jan . we look forward to seeing you very soon More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

We came as a party of 7 and our table was all set nicely. Starters was wonderful we had a combination of carrot and coriander soup. stuffed mushrooms and prawn cocktail and they where all very large portion size, i couldn't ask for any better dishes. Main meals where thoroughly enjoyable too, we had lamb shank and traditional christmas dinner... More 

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liquid01, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your kind review. we look forward to seeing you very soon More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Wot a little gem down at maldon quay, couldnt fault the delicious meal,cooked to perfection,one of the best sunday lunches add in a longtime, cant wait to go back.good service,nice ambience, friendly staff, well presented&great value.100percent improvement from last visit 6months ago.

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essex
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Went to jolly sailor for an eve meal with groupon. Very disappointed that there was a very limited special GROUPON menu. Very basic, cafe food, everything with chips only, no veg other than peas, pictures of kitchen sinks on walls, very strange. Service very rushed which was odd as we were the only couple in the restaurant on a friday... More 

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liquid01, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your review. we are have noted your comments More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Went for dinner last night with my family. Service was OK, but the meals were awful. We had three starters, and three mains and we're not able to finish a single plate. The starters consisted of chicken and cod gujons, and whitebait all served on a mountain of the most bland salad one could possibly buy from the 'reduced' section... More 

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liquid01, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your review. where you in the correct jolly sailor ? More 

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146 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Had a sausage and onion baguette. Sausage very cheap and spongy. Hardly any onion and no butter on the baguette. The bread itself was nice. The Queen's Head over the road was packed. Probably tells you something. Will try that next time. Had upset stomach later that day, although conscious that may not be related.

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liquid01, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your review . your comments are noted , and we will be talking with our supplyers More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Just stayed here on Saturday 1st August 2015 for 1 night. The room was nicely laid out & very spacious. Staff are very friendly & chatty! I asked for a hairdryer & got one asap. We had lunch in the pub, very reasonably priced & absolutely beautiful! Pub gets very busy, & staff all work very hard. We chose breakfast... More 

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liquid01, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. we look forward to seeing again More 

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