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The Jolly Sailor

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Food and ambience

Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

About
The Jolly Sailor pub is located on Kelston Lock, with views of the Mendip hills just 300 yards from the cycle track connecting Bath to Bristol. Complimenting our 17th century building the pub has two open fires in the bar area and offers classical pub meals with an extensive 'Specials Board'. We offer a range of Real Ale's, international lagers, local ciders and hand picked wines. We run festivals and BBQ days in the summer months for all ages to enjoy. Our Senior Citizens menu runs weekday lunchtimes and we serve food all day, every day.
PRICE RANGE
US$12 - US$22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available
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We're local to Saltford and just up the river from the lock. The first time we went we had a big group of 10 of us (family and friends) and we had a mixture of the menu and specials. I had the game pie which...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank FrankWhittaker
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had arranged a quick catch up with my sister and hubby. What a treat we had at this beautiful country pub with an incredible menu of homemade dishes. The veg curry with a delicious melody of spices. The burgers chosen by...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Heather1Norman
JollySailorSaltford, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much Heather for your feedback. Thanks for giving us 5 stars. I am glad you liked our service and our food. We look forward to seeing you soon. Regards, Jolly Sailor

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A last decision to go out for dinner with family. Never fails to deliver delicious food. Wonderful veggie curry sat by the open fire . Always a warm welcome from the staff. Sorry forget to take photos of the food, I will on the next...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mkdk123
JollySailorSaltford, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your feedback. Thanks for giving us 5 stars. I am glad you liked our service and our food. Thanks for making Jolly Sailor one of yopur regular places to eat out at. We look forward to seeing you soon. Regards,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely perfect place, delicious food, attentive staff. Lovely location. Will be coming here again!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank wackywiener
JollySailorSaltford, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your feedback. Thanks for giving us 5 stars. I am glad you liked our service and our food. We look forward to seeing you soon. Regards, Jolly Sailor

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited for lunch. Plenty of choice and good sized portions. We had a nice walk along the river. The pub has an open fire. Nice friendly atmosphere. Helpful staff. Will visit again.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mike D
JollySailorSaltford, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much Mike for your feedback. Thanks for giving us 5 stars. I am glad you liked our service and our food. We look forward to seeing you soon. Regards, Jolly Sailor

Reviewed 5 days ago

I was looking for somewhere to eat in the area by the canal and river so looking at the reviews this pub had I booked a table. The menu was very good on choice but could do with more than one choice for a vegan...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 451crazyforfood
JollySailorSaltford, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your feedback. Thanks for giving us 4 stars. I am glad you liked our service and our food. Yes, we will make sure we have more staff on weekends. We look forward to seeing you soon. Regards, Jolly Sailor

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We've just moved to the area and had heard about the pub (great location, a nice amble from Saltford) so thought we would take some visiting friends. We were so disappointed. No doubt, the location is great but the garden was full to the brim...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AbiW
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came here on a groupon for afternoon tea ! Liked it so much bought another groupon to try the 3 course dinner and it didn’t disappoint, was as good as my first visit . The afternoon tea was much better than some of the big...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 340judel
JollySailorSaltford, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much Jude for your feedback. Thanks for giving us 5 stars. I am glad you liked our service and our food. We look forward to seeing you soon. Regards, Jolly Sailor

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived an hour earlier than our table was booked for but were shown to out table and we ordered our drinks the kitchen wasn't quite open at the time as they needed to regroup after a busy afternoon which the manager explained so was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 472gemmp
JollySailorSaltford, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your feedback. Thanks for giving us 4 stars. I am glad you liked our service and our food. We look forward to seeing you soon. Regards, Jolly Sailor

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were given a groupon for a 3 course meal as a Christmas present. Food was lovely, more than enough and the service was good - very friendly. Would definitely come back again.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Debby P
JollySailorSaltford, Owner at The Jolly Sailor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much Debby for your feedback. Thanks for giving us 5 stars. I am glad you liked our service and our food. We look forward to seeing you soon. Regards, Jolly Sailor

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Simon L
17 November 2018|
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Response from JollySailorSaltford | Property representative |
Hello Simon. Yes. You can. We are a dog friendly pub. Kind Regards, Jolly Sailor
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LukasGloucestershire
18 September 2018|
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Response from RomfordBB | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I have taken my customers there who have asked for gluten free food and they were totally accommodating. Just ring up beforehand to check or certainly ask at the time of ordering...they have always been really helpful.
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Michelle C
8 March 2018|
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Response from JollySailorSaltford | Property representative |
Hello Michelle. Yes. We have the local (most popular) band The 3D who will be entertaining the crowd with live music tonight. It starts around 8:30. Please like and follow our Facebook page to see/get all forthcoming... More
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