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“Pleasant family lunch”
Review of The Jolly Sailors

The Jolly Sailors
Ranked #5 of 174 Restaurants in Lowestoft
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
wirral
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105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Pleasant family lunch”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

We visit nearby Beccles from time to time, and have now been here several times over 5 or 6 years . Always served good food, yes portions on the large side. Last saturday, myself, wife, her brother and their elderly mother went of lunch. I had the Haddock. Mrs has scampi, B-in-L the lamb shank , and Mrs-in-law an omelette. Excellent service though I just detected that the cooking was perhaps not quite as good as previous visits. Batter in fish was a bit thin, and the shank looked unappetising, came without gravy but with a small pot to pour on. This made it look dry.
cost £39 + grats for 4 inc a drink each

  • Visited July 2013
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English first
Newport, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“just what we needed”
Reviewed June 29, 2013

Very good service, excellent food (but too much for my little appetite!) and would visit again. Very often booked up but Monday evening was a good choice!

Visited June 2013
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Kent
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cliff-top Pub”
Reviewed June 28, 2013

This is a seaside pub with a large dining area. Good menu choice with daily specials on the chalkboard, very good food and service. Can recommend the grilled haddock and Adnams bitter.

Visited June 2013
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1 Thank fishpond75
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Excellent value”
Reviewed June 9, 2013

Lots of choice from a menu or specials on the board and a carvery plus super desserts. Staff all friendly so an all round positive experience.

Visited February 2013
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1 Thank Kelvin H
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Lowestoft
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Don't bother”
Reviewed June 2, 2013

WEnt here with family, Because i have a poor apetite I asked if I could have a small portion. The waitress said no.Whilst my companies had a roast meal and fish I settled for a baked potato with prawns.
My companies had good sized portions and indeed so was mine, but a day later I was taken ill with food poisoning, which appeared to have been caused by the prawns.
Surely a restaurant can oblige older people whose apetites are poorish with a smaller portion, in this case I thought the wairess surly and unco-operative.

Visited July 2012
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