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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My work colleague asked me if I liked pork chops. Well yes I do. Of course I do, who wouldn't, right? As we had a new French colleague starting we thought it'd be perfect to go to a traditional English pub. Our foreign colleagues love our 'proper' pubs. Jolly Tar, or as he called it the 'Pork Chop' pub was...

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Stayed at the Jolly Tar this month. Rooms very nice and food excellent. And the publican is a riot! Great place to stay if you want the authentic English pub experience. The rooms are in what used to be the stable.

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Thank Mike K
San Jose, California
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My wife and I were here for one night. The regular management were away and we met the owners mother, what a lovely lady !! She couldn't have done more to make our stay pleasurable. Breakfast was wonderful. I just wished we could have spent more time to appreciate the location.

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swindon
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Jolly Tar has always been the place we go to celebrate special occasions and it is wonderful, unfortunately this year on 27th august we booked a table for 8pm for our wedding anniversary, we arrived at 7.50 and stood at the bar waiting to be served, two young lads were on bar duty in both sides of the pub,...

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I've just come back from having dinner with friends here & although I have read a couple of troubling reviews about the landlord in particular I have to say I found this place to be very well presented. The lad behind the bar was lovely & very welcoming & the food was beautiful. Very tasty & very reasonable. I'm definitely...

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Thank Ellie G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The rooms are located to the rear of the village pub which are extremely clean, quiet and well equipped. The landlord Steve is very friendly and extremely accommodating. There is plenty of parking spaces. Our stay was very good value for the money. We would highly recommend the Jolly Tar for a base to explore nearby Cotswold towns and villages.

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Thank Huw D
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Visited for a family birthday meal. Service was excellent, very customer centric and welcoming. Food was sublime, great selection, well prepared and presented. A gold star and definitely going to visit again - I'd heartedly recommend it

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1Thank Martyn R
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 27 February 2016

My stay was great ! Nice hotel with a delicious breakfast. Fantastic pub, perfect for dinner. (Try the "Iron flat sirloin steak". You won't regret it.) The rooms are a little bit small but very cosy and very confortable. The host is very friendly, loving socializing.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Booked and arrived quite late and was given a quaint little room which was really warm, spotlessly clean and very modern. Bathroom was again clean and exactly what I needed at the end of a long journey. Very affordable and most welcoming staff. will definitely visit again.

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Highworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Had a Sunday roast - a choice of 3 meats. It tasted lovely with lots of vegetables and extra gravy and then had a lovely selection of pudding and cheeses to choose from. Friendly and welcoming staff. Lovely fire going and a good atmosphere.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about Jolly Tar

Address: Queens Road | Hannington, Hannington SN6 7RP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Hannington
Price Range: ₹ 5,564 - ₹ 7,134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Jolly Tar 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“we have visiting this establishment for years and feel terribly let down”
 of 5 bubbles 7749debbie, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want your dog to accompany you, you must eat in the public bar, which is very clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 806pennyw, 8 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All rooms looked good, Wi fi only available within the pub/restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles flembo_12, 19 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We had the Hornblower room - lovely deep bath and a great night's sleep”
 of 5 bubbles DublinKaty, 27 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Horatio HornBlower is 10 paces from the Bar!”
 of 5 bubbles TrevorM434, 12 Sep 2013 | Read review
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