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“buffet” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Jolly Sailors

The Jolly Sailors
Pakefield Street | Lowestoft, Lowestoft NR33 0JS, England
+44 (0)1502 531418
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Ranked #35 of 140 Restaurants in Lowestoft
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
lowestoft
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“buffet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

great choice of roast meat and all the trimming a a very fair price, if u dont go in for the sunday roast then they also serve a good menu.

Visited October 2012
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English first
Lowestoft
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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“very impressed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

really enjoyed both visits not a fault in my eyes, had lamb shank first visit comes with potatoes and greek salad portion was good and the food very enjoyable, second visit on sunday decided to try the carvery wow had ask the waiter to stop when they put the meat on and very enjoyable nice selection of veg and meats price very resonable was doing a deal if you re-use them within a certain time you get 25% off the bill even with out that very good value.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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“OK pub, brilliant for gluten free option”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

We went away to Kessingland for the Bank Holiday weekend; which was beautiful.
Unfortunately, I'm wheat-intollerant and a search of gluten free (GF) establishments before we left was disappointing. The search was spread to up to about 40 mins drive from Kessingland.

However, there was one place that offered GF options all the time (there's a place in Southwold which has GF fish & chips one Sat a month), so of course we checked it out!

They have a GF specials, of which Steak Pie was on offer on Sunday and they even had GF gravy on hand, too. It was pretty tasty, considering I haven't had a pie in a long while and the sides (mash; OK, veg; mounds of it! Which, in the grand scheme of things, is how it should be) were OK. But when you need to live by a GF diet, this place was great and a treat.

There were lots of other options - a variety of grilled fish, Greek specials, cavery, vegetarian; even a special burger and rib menu. So something for everyone. The portions are massive, so make sure you're hungry if you go.

And the final massive bonus - it has a wonderful view of the sea.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“Gluten free too”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Good quality food, freshly made, generous helpings at a reasonable price, and they even catered for my gluten free diet.

Visited August 2012
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“Don't bother”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Took my parents to sailors today, we should hav gone somewhere else. Food average, the older lady who served us looked as miserable as sin, didn't crack a smile once. The walls near our table were filthy. Defo won't be going again!

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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