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“A must try!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Jolly Sailors

The Jolly Sailors
Ranked #7 of 169 Restaurants in Lowestoft
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
1 review
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“A must try!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2014

We recently visited The Jolly Sailors on the recommendation of a friend, we understood it had recently come under new management and had been completely refurbished. We could not believe the difference from what it used to be! The whole design is amazing in both the bar and restaurant. There is a service window into the kitchen in the restaurant which added to the atmosphere of the experience. The menu is expansive, I had the fish and chips and my friend had the spiced lamb burger. The portions were perfect and all was affordable!

We definitely will be coming back and we recommend you do the same.

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Daniel C
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Hasting Wood
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“Posh Pub Nosh with a Sea View”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

Recently refurbished on the sea front, a very good little find. With plenty of free parking this pub/ restaurant welcomes young and old. The drinking area has a new modern feel with a mixture of seating areas. The restaurant was quite empty, but we put that down to it being newly opened. The staff were very attentive to ensure that all our needs were met. There were several fish dishes, burgers, steaks, and chicken dishes. The food was cooked from fresh and we could see the chefs working in the kitchen from the restaurant. A nice little touch. The food served was piping hot. The burgers were absolutely amazing, as was the fish. The steak was cooked to perfection. It was presented really well. Fries were serves in little silver buckets, the fish pie came in its own little hot pot dish with fresh vegetables and the fish came on newspaper. There was plenty to eat. It was quite expensive at around £11 -£23 per head for the mains only, although it was worth it.

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank caroline k
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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“A pleasant Surprise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2014

Living in Lowestoft and from Germany is sometimes a challenge to find good food... We never went in before but it was sunday and just came back frome germany and I didn't want to cook....
So we gave it a try and we where pleasantly surprised by the good food.... We went back several time.
And after the finishing of renovation we will definatly go back...
Lovely English Pub

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Rita1907
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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“Proper pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2014

This informal pub serves all the normal pub meals you would expect at a decent price. Staff and friendly and helpful.

Visited a few weeks back and it was closed. Hoping for a refurb and it being back in action for our next visit.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank Minifan70
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suffolk
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“good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013

good value & good food what more could you want with a very nice view and good service ideal for family's with a good menu and good drinks

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank pbax58
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