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jolly sailor

$$ - $$$, British,
Church Street, Maldon CM9 5HP, England
+44 1621 853463
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible22%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
Church Street, Maldon CM9 5HP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on the busy bank holiday Monday, but only a couple of bar staff working, that said they worked well together and didn’t have to wait long to get served. They were a credit to the place. There were plenty of waiting staff bring...More

Thank sid13
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Great pub with excellent food. Dined a s a group of four and everyone enjoyed their meal. Will happily return.

Thank dmarti32
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Visited this pub with my husband, son, his girlfriend and their dog. The pub is lovely, friendly staff, good selections of drinks, good menu at a good price, (we didn't eat here but the food that was being served looked excellent). Very close to the...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed March 4, 2018

wonderful location, close to the river and town. cosy rooms with friendly staff, made us welcome... fir this time of year easy parking also made it for us.

Thank mcsledge
Reviewed January 1, 2018

We were visiting family in Maldon and decided to go to the Jolly Sailor for lunch .The pub was welcoming and the service excellent .We sampled the steak and seafood platter ,both came in very generous helpings and were hot and freshly cooked .The additional...More

Thank Carole M
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Decided to take a trip down the jolly sailor for an evening meal with my girlfriend and was greeted with such excellent service the young lad on the bar was dressed so smartly and was very polite he showed us to a table and brought...More

Thank FoodGenius17
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Today I visited this pub to witness the most awful service I have seen!I ordered two pints of lager when a family entered the pub pushing a push chair the barmaid stopped serving me and abruptly said to the family "no push chairs allowed inside...More

1  Thank sammy1809
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Have visited the Jolly Sailor a few times in the past and loved it, went there again today and was shocked how bad it was. Admittedly it was a very hot bank holiday Monday so very busy, we got a table inside and queued up...More

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Previously been to pub and had a nice meal a year ago ... so returned today with expectation of another lovely meal ! .... But unfortunately today was not a nice experience ! I ordered a Brie and bacon sandwich / what I got was...More

Thank patches4567P
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Oh dear What a rubbish prawn sandwich . The bread was the cheap stuff in a plastic wrapper , the prawns were tasteless and there was so much watery sauce (also tasteless) it made the cheap bread all soggy and it fell apart. If you...More

1  Thank curlyclockwork
adboperations, Owner at jolly sailor, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2017

Thank you for your review. We are some what surprised as this was withdrawn a month ago from our menu. Perhaps you visited some time ago

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Rebecca H
November 22, 2016|
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Response from Rebecca H |
This was Monday evening not Tuesday evening. Thank you for responding so quickly.
January 28, 2015|
Response from adboperations | Property representative |
Yes it can. When making the booking please advise the person taking the booking. We look forward to seeing you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Maldon CM9 5HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Maldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1621 853463
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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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