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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One Saturday lunchtime in August, Hubby & I found ourselves here after a stroll along the promenade. We sat outside in the sunshine as we drank our drinks & watched the world walk (& sail) by. Good choice available on the lunch menu. We ordered & paid at the bar inside & it wasn't long until our food was brought... More 

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

thank you for your kind review. we are glad you enjoyed your visit. we look forward to welcoming you back very soon More 

Maldon, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

waited a very long time for average food ,seemed understaffed and the staff who were there seemed quite stressed .the food was ok but the catch of the day my husband had seemed like frozen not fresh fish .we have eaten here before and it was better obviously depends on how busy it is

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

thank you for your review. we can confirm that all our fish is fresh and supplied by Colchester oyster company . on the day you visited we had three staff of due to illness More 

Basildon, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been using The Jolly sailor for some years and had not been able to get there for some time and they have had a refit some time ago at first we thought very nice very smart new colours nice And tidy looks great we got the menu not a lot on that but we ordered the cod and... More 

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Thank Paul C
liquid01, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your review. your comments are noted. I would point out we now use fresh produce supplied by local suppliers. More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Advertised accepting the tastecard, called to book a table at 11am to eat that evening but advised wouldn't be able to use the tastecard as hadn't called 24 hours in advance although does not state this requirement anywhere on the website, a lot of restaurants that supposedly accept the tastecard seem to make it as difficult as possible to actually... More 

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

Thank you for your review. we have not taken taste card this year. you must have phoned the wrong pub ! More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there last week food was of a poor standard. Had the beer battered cod this was not freshly cooked not in beer batter possibly came from a frozen section in a supermarket. Chips were also not nice. Need to up their game if they wish to compete with the Queens Head. Would not recommend.

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

thank you for your review. we do not use frozen food all our produce is locally supplied More 

Bishopton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Maldon, Essex predominantly for a walk around and went to the quayside. We required lunch and stopped at the Jolly Sailor and can recommend their lunch menu especially for fish dishes. We all had Scampi and thoroughly enjoyed it with a bottle of wine.

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

thank you for your kind review . we are glad you enjoyed your visit . we look forward to welcoming you back More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the family for an early evening meal and decided to give this a try. Well have to say loved it. 2 starving students and a moaning wife were transformed into 2 giggling kids and a love crazed diva. Laughed and laughed the evening away great food and plenty of it. Staff friendly AND smiled. Can,t guarantee any transformation but... 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 welcoming you back very soon More 

Sothend on sea Essex
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Visited today with my wife & daughter for a meal. Ploughmans gorgeous( what no pickled onions) & a whitebait salad great portion. Bought 3 drinks carried them down on a tray all those steps & then spilled them all when placing menus on the table. My very friendly barperson kindly replaced them all F.O.C (Thanks again). All in all a... 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 again very soon More 

Braintree, Essex
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71 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

My friends and I decided to have our lunch at The Jolly Sailor as it is in a good location with the Promenade just a few steps away. There are two pubs close to one another and both have a similar menu. We chose The Jolly Sailor as there was more space on the tables outside. Some of us chose... More 

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

thank you for your kind review . we are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back More 

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48 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Jolly Sailor Good name if only the bar staff were a bit more jolly the women that were behind the bar were More intent on complaining how busy they had been definite air of take it or leave it. Anyway we had the the cold sea food platter For two which contained 1 pint of prawns She'll on. Cockles peeled... More 

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

Thank you for your review. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about The Jolly Sailor

Address: Church Street, Maldon CM9 5HP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Maldon
Price Range: $99 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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The Jolly Sailor Maldon, Essex
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