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The Jolly Sailor

) #8 of 63 Restaurants in Porthcawl ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
1 Church Street, Porthcawl CF36 5PD, Wales
+44 1656 782403
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
“steak pie” (4 reviews)
“ham” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1 Church Street, Porthcawl CF36 5PD, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for family meal when visiting family , lovely little pub with at turned in to restaurant area ,great choice of hone cooking and value for money , helpful staff too we ordered lasagna,lamb chops and chilli con carne all really fab,great portions, and cooked...More

Thank walsa68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in the nearby park dean site and popped in here for drinks and later came back for the quiz night. Had such a friendly and fun time. There is a parrot standing guard in the lounge (Percy). never tried the food although the menu...More

Thank Timmy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for a Saturday evening and found a lovely, interesting setting inside the pub with lots of curios etc to look at. The welcome was friendly and the service good. The menu was quite extensive and as there were 5 of us we tried...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Sunday lunch for four people, two locals, one American and one from up T'North. Menu is limited to three choices for Sunday Lunch, and is very good value. We all chose different meats which came with plentiful vegetables, carrots, peas, cauliflower in sauce, roast potatoes...More

Thank GerrySouthWales
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Our local and we love it! Such friendly staff and made to feel very welcome , Such a beautiful pub too.

Thank Liv S
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We visited The Jolly Sailor for lunch last Sunday. There are 2 sittings - 12:30 and 14:30. Choice of 3 starters - all good size portions. Choice of 3 meats - turkey and beef (£7.95) or lamb (£9.95). The portions were huge, there was a...More

Thank Ruth O
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Four of us went for food here, it was very busy in the bar part and we had to wait in the restaurant side standing by the restaurant bar for a while before we were acknowledged by the staff, a few staff passed us in...More

Thank tigs947
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Ate here tonight Friday 26th May for the first time. Would certainly recommend. Good home cooked food, staff good , lovely setting . Will be back soon.

Thank Floyd1963
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Came here in the day time for some food and a few beers which was very relaxed then came in a Friday with the rugby on with a great atmosphere. Good selection of beers, food was excellent and staff and locals very friendly!

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

There seems to be a never ending change in the tenancy of this pub which is one of 3 in Newton village. I personally like the quaint charm and the bar staff are great. I would recommend it.

Thank DaiJEvs
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Questions & Answers
11 June 2017|
Response from Leona C | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware.
7 June 2017|
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Response from Sandy151 | Reviewed this property |
Best phone first if they do then book a table. But you will need to book.
20 June 2016|
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Response from Moira N | Reviewed this property |
You were charged 20% vat on your Sunday Lunch because that is the law. Any business whose turnover is over 83000 in a rolling 12 months must be vat registered and therefore much charge vat. If you require further information... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Church Street, Porthcawl CF36 5PD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Porthcawl
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 782403
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