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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch with some friends, Tuesday afternoon 2pm, ordered but when presented with the food. The salad was brown round the edges, no excuse for this the rest of the meals were fine , service was adequate but will not be returning.

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Thank Glen S
liquid01, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your review, when the waitress did the table visit , did you bring this to the attention of the waitress . who would have changed it immediately More 

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16 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some Years since my last visit, the pub has had a complete makeover, I just stopped for a quick pint on a bike ride at lunchtime . Real ale well kept, friendly staff, selection of the days papers to read. I was pleasantly surprised. Am looking forward to my next visit . Nice interior but also nice sitting outside watching... More 

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Thank Barry J
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 

Basildon, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jolly Sailor is right on the Quay at Maldon so has a really picturesque setting. The menu is fairly standard but the quality of the food, the prices and the service are excellent. We visited as an extended family on Bank Holiday Sunday. We hadn't booked and the tables inside were full but there was plenty of room outside.... 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 very soon More 

Maldon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in with friends on Thursday night, as always staff were very friendly ended up staying most of the evening. Sat outside watching the boats go by, then later on moved up to the comfy seats at the back. There was a good selection (as always) of real ales hence why we ending up staying a lot longer than planned.... 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 More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

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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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

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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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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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 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
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

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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20 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

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 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Jolly Sailor

Address: Church Street, Maldon CM9 5HP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Maldon
Price Range: $97 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Jolly Sailor Maldon, Essex
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