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The Jolly Fisherman

££ - £££, British,
Jolly Fisherman The Parade, Greatstone TN28 8ST, England
+44 1797 362224
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“beef” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Jolly Fisherman The Parade, Greatstone TN28 8ST, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s hard to find a good carvery and we were glad we found this local Gem ! It was the First time we had been to the jolly fisherman. The carvery was really nice we was a fairly big table for Father’s Day and we...More

1  Thank melissavass
Reviewed 18 February 2018

First visit here - five of us and we all rated the food. Plates, cutlery, glasses all spotless. Little things like that make all the difference. Food was fresh cooked and we didn't have to wait long - but who minds anyway if its nicely...More

2  Thank David W
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Family of seven, including 3 children under 12, visited for lunch. We all enjoyed the food, particularly the two of us who had the Malaysian curry. We both like Indian curries but we were not quite sure what to expect from a Malaysian curry. We...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely sunday roast like Mum would cook at home. And good friendly staff. Top marks many thanks.*****

1  Thank Graham W
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely carvery here, one of the best I had tried. Large and tasty selection. It was very busy when we visited, and I have only marked it down by 1 star due to the fact we were sat right by where the meat...More

1  Thank markhall1970
Mimi J, Landlady at The Jolly Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Glad you enjoyed your meals and you’re spot on regarding the problem of people queuing by those specific tables. It’s something we’ve been talking about trying to resolve for a while now and have this week acquired new carvery units which now span the width...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I dropped in here for a quick drink, friendly bar staff, relaxed atmosphere, would visit again.

1  Thank djneal
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Met family there for a monday night meal. The 1/2 lb chili con burger i had turned out only to be a 1/4 lb which was £11.99! and my wifes chicken wings were under cooked (got a full refund on those.) Very disappointed as went...More

1  Thank Patx S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We visited this venue today for a sunday cavery which looked amazing rib of beef when we arrived. Lady who served us apologised as been so busy as loads of empty glasses were on bar. We ordered two ribs of beef @£12.99 each plus drinks...More

Thank jhelps58
Mimi J, Licensee at The Jolly Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Absolutely devastated we let you down that day. We have now introduced a ticketed system with quantities/portions numbered by the till so this will not happen again. We also have a designated specific waiting area so I can keep a better eye on who’s waiting...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Fabulous dinner and would recommend this there was 6 adults and 3 children and I asked them to save 5 beef dinners as they do tend to sell out and true to their word they saved the beef for us, thumbs up here. The food...More

1  Thank 18kimmie59
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Came to this pub after running out of options re finding a pub that serves food in the afternoon in the area. Wide range on the menu including vegetarian, gluten free and children's menus. Old fashioned decor. Located bang opposite greatstone beach so ideal to...More

Thank Jason B
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Rosemarie S
29 May 2017|
Response from Emma B | Reviewed this property |
Our pooch sat happily under the table in the pub. Staff even gave her some water.
25 October 2016|
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Response from Karzi99 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but have seen children in the bar at 22:00 hrs which was a bit bizarre.
Jeff G
8 September 2016|
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Response from Karzi99 | Reviewed this property |
Until 4pm, last time I checked.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jolly Fisherman The Parade, Greatstone TN28 8ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Greatstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 362224
  • E-mail
We prepare fresh cooked food and we are very flexible with our menu.if there is something you don't like just mention it and we will omit it out without spoiling the flavor of the dish.Weare located close to the beach and ready for our guest
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