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The Jolly Sailors, King's Lynn, Norfolk

The Jolly Sailors

4.4
4.4
1522 Reviews
£25 and under
British
Voted the nation’s favourite family pub, our 18th century village local on the Norfolk coast serves real ales from our microbrewery Brancaster Brewery, home cooked wholesome food, great pub classics including Jolly Smokehouse specials, local seafood, stone baked pizzas and ice cream from a garden beach hut (and not forgetting the largest selection of rum on the coast!).

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2 people

19:00


Booked 15 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    British, Home cooking, Burgers
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 12:00–22:00 Fri, Sat 12:00–23:00
  • Phone number
    01485 210314
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Nick Ramsay
  • Area
    Brancaster Staithe
  • Parking Details
    We have a large car park at the front of the building and also a car park at the rear of the building.
  • Additional
    Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeaway, Wine

What 1,522 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Norfolk/Suffolk

    Child-friendly

  • Norfolk/Suffolk

    Great for outdoor dining

  • Norfolk/Suffolk

    Lively

1,522 Reviews
  1. MartynG

    Cambridge

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent pizzas as always at the Jolly Sailors. Good service from the stars and the friendly owner

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  2. SallyD

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 April 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The staff were really helpful, menu was good, food was tasty - lovely fish and chips, but not much atmosphere as it’s a very large open restaurant area

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    Norfolk/Suffolk

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 11 April 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Always enjoyed eating at the jolly sailor in previous visits. Unfortunately today service was slow, some staff less than friendly/disinterested, food ordered came out at different times and incorrect and tasted pretty poor. The pizza was not cooked and the chips were oily and over cooked. When we mentioned the glitch with the order the staff member replied “oh well”. Such a shame as usually/previously a great place to visit. Won’t be back in a hurry!

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  4. PeterR

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Nice vibe , food was fast and nice , staff friendly and helpful

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Cambridge

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service and food. Fast delivery. Watching Nelsons Shantymen was a delight and made our evening.

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  6. Burchy

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 11 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food - service excellent if you go on a Monday Nelson’s Shantymen practice so great music

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  7. Chris

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 10 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Friendly & efficient staff, nice food and plenty of it, a few too many dogs around while we were eating but they were well behaved and looked friendly. It was an enjoyable meal and Mum's were given a complimentary glass of prosecco. Well done all.

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  8. SarahS

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 29 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We went on steak night, wow delicious choice of meat, sides and sauce. The steak was absolutely spot on and really delicious. As always at the Jolly’s the staff are amazing just brilliant.

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  9. Marian

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The meal was just what I wanted and nicely cooked. I also ordered an elderflower cordial, having forgotten how sweet that is, so that wasn't so great but the food was really good.

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  10. MarkP

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent all round. Nice and busy but got the food out in good time. Great vibe

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FAQs

The Jolly Sailors offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01485 210314.

The Jolly Sailors is rated 4.4 stars by 1522 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 15 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for The Jolly Sailors

Main Road, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE31 8BJ

Additional information

  • Area
    Brancaster Staithe
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 12:00–22:00 Fri, Sat 12:00–23:00
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    British, Home cooking, Burgers
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    We have a large car park at the front of the building and also a car park at the rear of the building.
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Nick Ramsay
  • Additional
    Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeaway, Wine
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