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The Jolly Sailors

$$ - $$$, British,
Pakefield Street | Lowestoft, Lowestoft NR33 0JS, England
+44 1502 531418
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fish” (39 reviews)
“burger” (26 reviews)
“chicken” (18 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Pakefield Street | Lowestoft, Lowestoft NR33 0JS, England
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

We know the Jolly Sailors well, even as children with our parents we used to come to the Jolly Sailors and then walk along the cliff top back to the caravan at Pakefield, many a happy time spent..... Now when visiting Lowestoft whether a holiday...More

1  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed July 24, 2017

I met with family for lunch here. I last visited in March 2016. I used to live at Pakefield and love the area and cliff walks. The pub and restaurant were buzzing at midday. We had booked a table. This was really lovely with fresh...More

1  Thank Christine G
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

I have visited here a number of times for drinks and food. Most recently I came here for a meal. The pub is nicely done out and looks pleasant. However the floor is mostly bare which looks effective but means a lot of noise is...More

Thank TheWinnerLegacy
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel. We had a lovely 20 minute walk along the from Lowestoft to the Jolly Sailors. The pub it self was very busy. You can have bar meals there. We went in the restaurant. Excellent service and ambience....More

1  Thank MaureenScrivener
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Great food, had a beautifully cooked ribeye steak.friendly staff , great service and good atmosphere.

1  Thank Stafford L
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

The Jolly Sailor is perfectly positioned atop the Pakefield beach with stunning views across the ocean. We ate here twice and the food was excellent and reasonably priced. Choice of drinks was outstanding and the staff were incredibly friendly. Great family spot and even good...More

1  Thank Christopher L
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

A really nice atmosphere with a beautiful sea front location. A range of meals on the menu - all freshly cooked and beautifully presented. A range of options gluten free - would highly recommend the gluten free fish and chips.

1  Thank 213Traveller87
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Visited with 2 kids and the food was really good and excellent value for money. Fantastic views and the beer is well kept. Worth the stroll up from Lowestoft beach front

2  Thank Mziwa
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

You will always feel welcome in the Jolly sailors. Whether it's for a social drink, to a family meal. They often have bands on to enjoy and the staff are all lovely and friendly. The manager is so welcoming. He will go that extra mile...More

1  Thank tamayyt
Reviewed July 12, 2017

The drink choice has a few great options. Food menu never changes but it's good grub, better than the average pub food definitely. Excellent views if you're lucky enough to get a good seat by the window. This place always has a generally good vibe...More

1  Thank 335evelynr
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Questions & Answers
August 15, 2017|
Response from RuthMossco | Property representative |
We currently offer a sweet potato, spinach & coconut curry. We are happy to work with you to make sure there is something you love on our menu.. so please call us & make us aware of your dietary requirements. Many Thanks!
June 25, 2017|
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Response from nanhort | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is best to book very busy pub overlooking the sea.
March 24, 2017|
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
Hi I don't have a website - are you mixing me up with the Jolly S?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pakefield Street | Lowestoft, Lowestoft NR33 0JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Lowestoft
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 531418
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