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Jolly Farmer

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3 High Street, Manston CT12 5BG, England
+44 1843 823208
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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birchington
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just got home from dinner . The best dining experience for ages . We do eat out quite a lot locally and have had some rubbish meals. But the Jolly is the best I had liver & bacon. My wife had steak and kidney pud. Loads of vegetables. And it arrived about 10 mins after ordering brilliant. And we just... More 

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Margate, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant Sunday Lunch, 15 of us had a truly wonderful time celebrating our sons birthday. The food was amazing, there was a good choice and nothing was too much trouble for the lovely staff. Wonderful service and a lively atmosphere, great country pub.

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Thank Davina H
Dover, England, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a large party celebrating a special birthday, with guests from afar joining us. On arrival the pub was busy, but we were served drinks swiftly and invited to our table as soon as it was ready. In the conservatory / dining area the atmosphere was calmer. Its light, airy, comfortable and relaxing. Despite being so busy all the... More 

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Thank Kelk C
Margate, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I recently visited the Jolly Farmer for lunch with my daughter. The food was excellent freshly cooked, apart from my slow cooked lamb shank, you can taste the freshness of the vegatables. The staff are friendly service wonderful. I only live up the road so this will be favourite place to eat. Definitely going to take the rest of my... More 

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RAMSGATE KENT
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Been a few times now to eat at the jolly farmer the staff are great and the food is always lovely. Will be a regular customer for sure

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Thank bikerchiclondon
St Albans, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Well, it serves beer, but that's just about the end of the good points of the current Jolly Farmer at Manston. I visit Manston regularly and, after a round of golf nearby, have always enjoyed a pint at this pub, tucked in a pretty corner of the village. But that was then. This is now. And the pub has gone... More 

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peter w, Manager at Jolly Farmer, responded to this review

Thank you for your totally misguided and untrue review of the Jolly Farmer, I'm assuming you must of lost a golf ball for you to be this miserable ? You obviously have no clue about the time and dedication that goes into running a successful pub and business because you are obviously very narrow minded on your outlook of the... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here in over a year and it is still really nice! Good food, prices are reasonable. Staff friendly, it has a nice atmosphere! Would recommend!

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Thank shan574
peter w, Manager at Jolly Farmer, responded to this review

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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Food ok Does what it says on the tin - pub grub Outside is a mess Tables are rickety and dirty All mismatched and dirty Really lets the place down

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Bergerac, France
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Definitely my favourite place in this part of Kent! The menu is fantastic, the food is delicious and the staff are lovely and friendly. Whether you are going just for drink or for a meal, The Jolly Farmer comes highly recommended. You will not be disappointed! They are very well equipped for families too with a bouncy castle for the... More 

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peter w, Manager at Jolly Farmer, responded to this review

Lovely review thank you More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Steak night is a must when your starving Marvin! The desserts are scrummmmmy. The crunchie sundae gives your mouth a challenge. Not to be missed.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 High Street, Manston CT12 5BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Manston
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 823208

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