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jolly sailor

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Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub
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Church Street, Maldon CM9 5HP, England
+44 1621 853463
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Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch today with family. Reserved the table for 8 on line. Arrived with a warm welcome. Good choice of lagers and bitters. Limited menu for main meals, but what we had was very tasty and plenty full.

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Thank paul672555
adboperations, Owner at jolly sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your kind review. we are glad you enjoyed your visit . happy new year to you More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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562 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you visit Maldon in Essex & fancy a nice drink by the river Chelmer, then make your way to the bottom of Church Street, where you will find this pub on the corner right opposite the quay. On a fine day you can drink outside & enjoy the view right over the estuary. The staff there are very friendly,... More 

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Thank Mike P
adboperations, Owner at jolly sailor, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. we are glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon More 

Manila, Philippines
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89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Revisited this lovely riverside pub. It has had an excellent makeover and the welcome is warm and friendly. Take a window seat and enjoy the view of the marvellous sailing barges at the quayside. The menu is pretty reasonable but beware portion sizes are massive. The food is well cooked and reasonably priced and as already mentioned very generous. The... More 

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Thank Hugh G
adboperations, Owner at jolly sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your kind review. we look forward to welcoming you back very soon . have a very happy christmas More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

visited here two weeks ago . really enjoyed the fish. excellent selection of real ales and wines. lovely bar staff

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adboperations, Owner at jolly sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your kind review. we look forward to welcoming you back very soon More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

visited the pub yesterday. had the catch of the day which was excellent. had a nice glass of wine with our dinner

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adboperations, Owner at jolly sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your kind review. we are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back More 

Bexley
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212 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were pleasantly surprised when we ate here yesterday. For our roast dinner we could choose either tukey or lamb shank. We both chose the lamb which was so tender, it fell off the bone. This was accompaned by roast potatoes, pork and sage stuffiing, yorkshire pudding and we both had an individual portion of cheesy broccoli bake. We were... More 

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adboperations, Owner at jolly sailor, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit More 

Tollesbury, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

The food here is really good and menus are being changed. Unfortunately the immature and incompetent staff let this otherwise delightful eatery down. What a shame. It is no wonder the Queens head has a better reputation where the staff are more mature and better able to deal with people.

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Thank Ruth S
adboperations, Owner at jolly sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your review. please could you email me on alan@jollysailor.com . and let me know the date and time of your visit. we value all feed back from our customers More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My lasagne wasn't great and wasn't that hot but when I found a dead wasp under the top layer so had been cooked with my food I felt sick. Their response was just rude!!! Told me that there were plenty of other pubs. The worst pub and worst food. Avoid!!

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Thank Jos1968
liquid01, Owner at jolly sailor, responded to this review

we have looked into this .we no nothing of this allege incident. we feel this review is very questionable More 

Witham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Lovely day, ideal day for a lunch by the river. Sadly we chose the wrong pub at the quayside. Admittedly they were very busy but when my wife tried to order she kept getting over looked. When she asked the barman if there was any chance of being served as she had stood there a long while she was told... More 

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Thank Stephen G
liquid01, Owner at jolly sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your review, as you will appreciate we are a busy at certain periods , and whilst I aim is to give top class service , and serve people in turn occasionally this does not happen . More 

basildon
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Came here on a Saturday for drinks and lunch with friends who were visiting the area. What a find!! The Jolly Sailor is right on the river with lovely views. Great for people watching which we did and with a wedding in the church next door lots of activity going on. We ate inside which was very tastefully decorated, very... More 

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liquid01, Owner at jolly sailor, responded to this review

thank you for your kind review. we look forward to welcoming you back very soon More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Maldon CM9 5HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Maldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1621 853463
Description
SERVING A FULL MENU LUNCH & EVENING . SUNDAY CARVERY
FOOD SERVED ALL DAY DURING THE SUMMER
LARGE GARDEN OVER LOOKING THE RIVER BLACKWATER
DOGS WELCOME.
WE ARE TRADITIONAL 17TH CENTURY PUB

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