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Jolly Farmers

20 Paradise Street, Oxford OX1 1LD, England
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible18%
25 Apr 2018
“Great pub off the beaten track”
30 Dec 2017
“Nice little pub ”
Closes in 15 min
Bar, British, Pub
20 Paradise Street, Oxford OX1 1LD, England
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

This is a great pub for a quiet drink in the heart of Oxford. Beautiful period building, good selection of drinks, great service and a large beer garden. I've always liked the atmosphere of this place and call in often if I'm around the city...More

Thank LillyLivered
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Three of us put our drinks on a table which then tipped over because it only had three legs! Drinks were spilled on the floor. Staff were unapologetic and dismissive, saying it was an old building!

Thank Down5man
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We found this pub very welcoming and friendly. It wasn’t very busy but it had a nice atmosphere. The only downside we found was that it was a little cold! Would definitely go back.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We arrived a bit early but were made to feel welcome in this pub, which is the only real gay bar in Oxford. Friendly staff and a mixed crowd of all genders and ages. Good selection of beers on tap. We also liked the large...More

1  Thank AndyHManchester
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I have read the previous reviews on respect of this bar. We called in for a break when on a trip to Oxford and make the following observations: 1. Stunning old building from the outside. Wonky walls etc. 2. Tastefully decorated interior with soft seating...More

2  Thank northants90
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a quiet Thursday evening. There is a decent selection of drinks with more than the usual cheap lagers available. Bar service was friendly. Pub is cosy and has a snug and a real fire for the winter with huge comfortable Dora's to...More

1  Thank Citizenandrew
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I assumed that as one of the few gay pubs in Oxford the JF would be a fun place to visit on a Sat night, but was disappointed. Whilst the settees might look the part they provide limited seating, and tables or even somewhere to...More

Thank Steph563
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

drinking Merlot all night, then the bar staff think we are drunk enough to charge for Merlot and serve house red. Avoid!

2  Thank Stiliyan C
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Order decent red wine... and a couple of glasses later they begin serving cheap house red and charging for the good stuff! Beware!!

Thank Steph P
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Friendly (and attractive) staff. Always interesting drinks served at the bar and a large beer garden. A must-visit "pink" port of call in Oxford!

1  Thank Andrew L
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Paradise Street, Oxford OX1 1LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
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