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Jolly Farmer

££ - £££, British,
3 High Street, Manston CT12 5BG, England
+44 1843 823208
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (21 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
3 High Street, Manston CT12 5BG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had friends suddenly descend on us and my wife didn't feel like cooking as very warm, and as I have driven past the The Jolly Farmer a few times (incidentally we are new to the area recently moved here) though I would give it...More

Thank Peterrich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jolly Farmer with 4 colleagues for Thurs night dinner. Overall the pub seemed cosy and welcoming. Sat in the conservatory. It was steak night. Steaks were average, one was poor, overcooked. The sides were late coming out and appeared not to be as fresh as...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Amazingly good value for money. Friendly staff, good service. A good specials board with plenty of choice. Looking forward to eating there again.

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

From start to finish I cannot fault our experience with the Jolly Farmer. The correspondence was excellent as were menu choices, which suited different budgets, the venue was light, airy, accessible for my disabled Mum, great outdoor space with bouncy castles for my toddler. The...More

Thank Gemma T
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Husband orderd steak was so chewy he left half of it. Told staff but still had to pay full price. Pasta I had was cold the place was empty at dinner time should of realized it wouldnt of been no good. Will not be returning.

1  Thank mrstoe11
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely steak, couldn’t believe the price had to check with the waitress, It was cooked perfectly which doesn’t happen often when we eat out elsewhere! I had mushrooms and my partner onion rings and both generous portions. Staff were attentive, smiling and polite. What a...More

Thank jeanetteq318
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Very welcoming on arrival and the food and drinks came to the table in good time. Great service with excellent food, and plenty of it too. Highly recommend the Salmon if you like your fish dishes. For desert I had the mini egg cheesecake, which...More

Thank MLee-Review
peter w, General Manager at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you for your kind review..we are constantly striving to improve our service.we look forward to welcoming you again soon Paul General Manager

Reviewed 4 April 2018

Having both worked all day my wife and I decided we would walk the dog across the fields to the Jolly for a drink and a bite to eat (we live about 20 minutes or so away). On arrival we were made to feel welcome,...More

Thank realal2017
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I contacted the restaurant prior to our reservation as I’m coeliac and wanted to make sure I would be catered for. I was assured I would be. Gluten free options clearly labelled on the menu but no gf starters or puddings 😢 We then asked...More

Thank aglutenfreeguide2018
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Went to the Jolly Farmer for a family meal. When we arrived we were greeted by smiling staff who seemed genuinely pleased to see us. We were shown our table and when settled, had the daily specials explained to us, we ordered drinks which duly...More

Thank Howardas56
peter w, General Manager at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hello Howard Thank you for your kind review.we look forward to seeing you again soon Paul General Manager

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Questions & Answers
6 September 2017|
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Response from peter w | Property representative |
Hi yes aslong as kept on a lead at all times Thank you
21 July 2017|
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Response from HughesAl | Reviewed this property |
Either. I paid cash, friends paid by card.
13 July 2017|
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Response from peter w | Property representative |
Hi yes we are, we have a bar area where you sit and eat or the garden :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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