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The Jolly Farmer

Cookham Dean | Church Road, Cookham Dean SL6 9PD, England
+44 1628 482905
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (34 reviews)
“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
“apple crumble” (4 reviews)
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Pizza, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Cookham Dean | Church Road, Cookham Dean SL6 9PD, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great news the long awaited return of Timothy Taylor’s Landlord is back on draught after too long You get what you pay for Rumours are that Winter Royal is coming in December Great meal tonight tasty sausage spicy sausage staters Spaghetti Bolognese and a great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank 801neillf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a table for 10 (6 adults and 4 children (3-8)), for Sunday lunch, the pub was busy as usual, but the service was a bit slow and the food was not as good as previous visits.... the fish batter was soggy, not nice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cnb134
Reviewed November 11, 2018

I visited with my walking group on a Saturday lunchtime. About 12 of us were eating and we arrived without booking but the staff did not seem fazed by this. Luckily the weather was mild enough to eat outside. We were impressed by the range...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gillianswan2017
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We have been regular customers for the past 6 years. Love the pub, atmosphere and general function as a community promoter. However, I am surprised by the high pace of change in the team and rarely see anyone stay for more than 6 months. Part...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank R9636EHdavidk
Jolly F, Front Office Manager at The Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Hi David, We are sorry that you feel that our staff are on a quick turnaround. I would like to add that I myself am approaching my 14th year of working here, Lewis our main barman has been with us now approaching 3 years and...More

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

I love this pub. I've been coming here for a long time and have seen it change over the years. It's got a great play area and is in a great location, ideal for walkers and cyclists. The beer selection isn't very extensive but they...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank timpM1387WL
Jolly F, Bar staff at The Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Hi Tim, We’re sorry to hear that your latest visit was not as positive as normal. We work hard to keep our regulars happy and really appreciate your feedback! The day of your visit was the return of our Sunday roasts and we agree that...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Back from holiday and popped in for Friday supper Great homemade Spaghetti and Garlic Bread, tasty Chicken and Mushroom pie, Rebellion Red has replaced Zeberdee which has not gone down well with us, when is Timothy Taylor’s landlord coming back?More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 801neillf
Jolly F, Bar staff at The Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Hi Neill, Thank you for another great review and your continued visits to the Jolly! Unfortunately we can’t say right now when we will have Timothy Taylor again, but as soon as we have it we’ll be sure to let you know! We look forward...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018

On Thursday 4 October 24 members of the U3A Wokingham walking group visited The Jolly Farmer at Cookham Dean. We were very grateful that the pub opened extra early at 10.15am instead of 11am so that we could use the toilets and hand in our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cheshuk
Jolly F, Bar staff at The Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Hi Cheshuk, We’re really glad you enjoyed good service during your visit, thank you very much for your review. We’re sorry that not all your food was up to stamdard and we will work hard to improve this for future groups. We hope to see...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Met with friends here halfway between Cotswolds and London, picked the pub for its play area and garden and weren’t disappointed. The food was good, the sun was out. The pizza and burgers were very good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jonners0910
Jolly F, Front Office Manager at The Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for your kind review, hope to see you soon.

Reviewed August 26, 2018

My brother in law and I ate here today and were delighted with our lunch. We chose from the specials menu. There was no printed menu for this but in a flash the waitress took a photo of the blackboard and then ran through all...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Eucalyptus44
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Great service, beer & food. Staff very polite, helpful, chatty & welcoming - will be back. Sat indoors but garden looked inviting too.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Response from Aggerz | Reviewed this property |
Yes i saw dogs in there - it looks very family-type pub so id definitely say yes to dogs :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Pizza, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cookham Dean | Church Road, Cookham Dean SL6 9PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Cookham Dean
  • Phone Number: +44 1628 482905
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The Jolly Farmer is a historic pub located in the beautiful countryside of Cookham Dean, just opposite Saint John the Baptist Church. It's a proper pub with great food, local beers & excellent wines. We also have a large playground and dogs are welcome.
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