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“Good food, nice atmosphere”

Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #18 of 42 Restaurants in Picton
Price range: $6 - $25
Cuisines: European, Cafe
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed March 29, 2014

Went for a nice dinner at the Jolly Roger. It was great to sit out on the waterfront and have some fresh blue cod and a cheeky couples of wines.

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2  Thank Jacked2014
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Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

Good food, had the battered blue cod and really enjoyed it. Was great to sit by the water and have a nice meal with the family. Really glad we went

2  Thank Ewok1989
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

This establishment is actually "The Jolly Roger". On a sunny day it is pleasant to sit outside and watch the boats in the Marina.

We are never quite sure what it is trying to achieve. It has "Pub food" which is of reasonable quality but really overpriced. This suggests that it isn't a restaurant. Unfortunately it confines its wines to one vintner, and hence it isn't really a pub.

The quality of service varies quite widely but frankly they are far better establishments in Picton itself which provide an excellent view, very good food, great service and excellent prices!

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Thank Patrick F
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Reviewed January 21, 2014

Had dinner here with the kids. Tasty fish&chips; not greasy, nice fish. Nachos were really good, pizza so, so. Bar ladies bark is worse than her bite. We even got a smile out of her ;-). If you want fancy food go next door to Spinnaker. But for pub grub it's a decent place.

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Thank NinaK22222
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Reviewed January 13, 2014

Feel a bit sorry for the owner as he was a decent bloke but this place The Jolly Roger could be so much better, the location is gorgeous - right on the marina. We got picked up in their courtesy coach from our motel in Picton which was MUCH appreciated but the van was FILTHY, no middle seat belts, oven racks, dirty hankis, takeaway wrappers etc etc all over the floor and the middle seats also were broken and had zero padding.

When we walked in the place was chocka and there was no table for us, it was a case of RUN as soon as one becomes available. The place was well under staffed. The bar lady with all the tattoos was a total bit*h, seriously she was incredibly rude!! The customers were winking at each other and commenting on her and I heard someone ask the waitress for a missed drink as they said they were too scared to ask the bar lady. I was too! Gave her a voucher I had for 25% off and OMG what a drama!! I was treated like dirt! The waitress was lovely though.

Sat in the 'outside' covered area as no tables inside and it was cold, like we were shivering! It was a cold, rainy night though.

The meal took just under an hour and a half, even for the garlic bread which came out at the same time. Food was ok, not bad, not worth that long wait though and meals not big. Not happy at having to pay $5 for mushroom sauce for the steak but did as was told you get a lot. No exaggeration, it would have been a tablespoon of sauce, if that!! Not impressed.

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Thank sherbsfamily
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