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The Jolly Farmer

Certificate of Excellence
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Bar, British, Pub, European, Gastropub
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Farleigh Road | Cliddesden, Basingstoke RG25 2JL, England
+44 1256 473073
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Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to this pub for dinner and it was really good. We had the beef burger and fish&chips. All cooked great. Puddings after were also good. Would recommend.

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I took my 90 year old 'best friend' for a glass of wine and some lunch, we are never disappointed by the catch of the day, the last time we visited we had the sea bass which was pan fried and utterly delicious! Today the catch was mackerel, I have never been a big fan but thought i should try... More 

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Thank Amanda W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We had our family Christmas get together here today, there was 26 of us. Everything from booking, to the meals and service was perfect, the staff were so helpful. I emailed a list of what we all wanted, with our names, the staff came out calling out our names with our meals. It ran like clockwork. We had everything from... More 

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A1_ken
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Just got back from an amazing lunch. Food was timed perfectly, sized correctly, and tasted scrumptious. We all cleared our plates. Fantastic service, great quality food too. Would highly recommend. There were 10 of us, and another table for 10 and an 8.. and they'd cleverly spaced our timings out so no one had to wait for anything. Perfect. Great... More 

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Henley-in-Arden, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

6 girls stopped for light lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the choice of home made light bites, starters and mains. I had the home made fishcakes which were really yummy with home made tartare sauce, very good! The rare roast beef on ciabatta looked good too. The staff were really friendly and all in all we had a jolly... More 

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Winchester
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I have been running an unofficial local pub 'ham, egg and chips' comparison table with some friends and Jolly Farmer Clidessden is hands down the winner. We recommend you try them! Enjoy!

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Our son wanted to go to the Giraffe in B-stoke after shopping, but we found it was closed for refurb. We couldn't find anything we could all agree on in Festival Place, so after looking at the TA review, decided to get in the car and drive to the Jolly Farmer. Rang to check until when they were serving Sunday... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times and I've always enjoyed it. Food has always been brilliant but it's reasonably priced and a nice area to just have a couple of drinks. Scenic area and friendly staff. Hopefully will visit soon.

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Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is a small quaint pub, and the food is delicious (I usually have mussels, fish & chips or a burger). The beer gardens are lovely, the service is brilliant and the staff are really friendly. Can't fault it! Would highly recommend to anyone.

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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Went out for a bite to eat and drink. Food was delicious. I had the calfs liver and my partner had the veal from the special menu. It is a lovely village pub with real ales and lots of character and love eating here. Only wish I could eat here more often. Well worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, European, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Farleigh Road | Cliddesden, Basingstoke RG25 2JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 473073

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?