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“Dirty and expensive”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of The Jolly Sailor

The Jolly Sailor
Ranked #92 of 127 Restaurants in Newton Abbot
Cuisines: Gastropub, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Drinks, Seating, Television
Paignton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Dirty and expensive”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Went the other night for a skittle evening, never having been here before. There was lots dust on the ledges down to the skittle alley. The room the ally was in smelt damp, we had to dust the tables before we could use them. The drinks were overpriced with it costing £10.00 for two pints and two soda waters, the soda waters were also flat as well. A meal was included in our evening out, in my case £7.50 for a few undercooked chips, a few pieces of scampi and a few peas, none of the meals were of any size. If you had salt in your salt pot, you did not get pepper. There were no serviettes, and no water on the tables. The pub is not disabled friendly as very uneven and slopping floors and for anybody visually impaired it is very dark (but this does help to disguise the dust and cobwebs), this was a shame as we were looking forward to a nice country pub experience.

  • Visited August 2014
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3 Thank Janet H
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English first
Stonehouse
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Dirty, expressive pub.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

A friend took a couple of us to this pub a few weeks ago. The bar charged us £12 for 3 pints. The large tasted pretty poor. The bar itself look tired, games area also was in a bad way. Another round was purchased along with a round of 3 crisp and 1 peanuts, £5 just for this. Needless to say we won't be going back.

  • Visited March 2014
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7 Thank Julie R
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