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The Jolly Sailors

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Pakefield Street | Lowestoft, Lowestoft NR33 0JS, England
+44 1502 531418
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (39 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Pakefield Street | Lowestoft, Lowestoft NR33 0JS, England
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1 - 10 of 539 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed two evening bars meals, the fish of the day and chips were great with the lightest batter. Also nice to sit outside and enjoy a beer or a coffee overlooking the bay.

1  Thank jcprobe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I Walked into the jolly sailors alone for the first time,it was busy ,loud and buzzing,not intimidating at all ,lots of people were eating & there were lots of staff. I took a date,and we both had a lovely evening , the food wasn't amazing,my...More

Thank ronnie c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to have a meal the food is very good and there is a good atmosphere in the pub and also the restaurant, we ate in both while we were staying in Lowestoft. Booking is advised for the restaurant as it is very popular

1  Thank katy260
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Starters were good but mains took a long long time ... we were told by the manager that it only is been 13 mins from the time the waitress had called our starters away. All I can think that happened was my children had their...More

Thank Prentice77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited as a family of four for dinner and all had delicious meals. I was the only one not to have fish, but my three family members really enjoyed theirs. The chicken I had was delicious. The kids were delighted with their ice cream...More

1  Thank KJHaes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In need of a great start to a bank holiday Monday, we came to the Jolly Sailors for breakfast (having eaten regularly for dinner here before) and were given the best breakfast I can remember. EVERYTHING on the plate was amazing, including the sausage (the...More

Thank Spermbank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just been for lunch and was totally disappointed. It is not often I do a negative report on tripadvisor normally preferring just not to go back to a place again but in this instance there was no excuse as it just poor management in the...More

Thank Julia W
RuthMossco, Public Relations Manager at The Jolly Sailors, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, Thank you for bringing this to our attention; your feedback is important to us. We would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you and compensate your negative experience. Many Thanks, Ruth Moss & Co.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with lovely sea views, delicious burgers and chips and great drink selection. Well priced with fast service.

1  Thank charlotteburhouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd booked to visit this pub/restaurant with family on a Saturday night whilst we were camping in the area. I'd recommend it. The welcome and service from all the staff was spot on as was the food. We were seated in the restaurant which did...More

1  Thank Cooplaaa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was spot lovely service will deffinatly be going back kids lived there meals to great portion sizes

1  Thank lorna t
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Questions & Answers
15 August 2017|
Response from RuthMossco | Property representative |
We currently offer a sweet potato, spinach & coconut curry. We are happy to work with you to make sure there is something you love on our menu.. so please call us & make us aware of your dietary requirements. Many Thanks!
25 June 2017|
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Response from nanhort | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is best to book very busy pub overlooking the sea.
25 March 2017|
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
Hi I don't have a website - are you mixing me up with the Jolly S?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pakefield Street | Lowestoft, Lowestoft NR33 0JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Lowestoft
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 531418
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