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Jolly Crofters

$$ - $$$, British,
Chorley Old Road, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6RE, England
01204 696885
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (3 reviews)
“cosy place” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chorley Old Road, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6RE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A large comfortable pub which offers a reasonable range of drinks at reasonable prices AND which are quality products. We called at lunchtime and enjoyed two meals for £10 as part of the lunchtime special offer. Excellent VFM and I particularly recommend the sausage and...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be a regular favourite for drinks and food but the service on our last visit very poor. Staff were more interested in continuing conversations than serving.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off at the jolly crofters whilst walking the dogs, it now opens at 10 for breakfast, that really helped keep us going for the rest of the walk. New menu and food was great. The waitress/barmaid was the loveliest girl you could wish to...More

1  Thank 46clarkey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked in at 12.30 today Tuesday. Two ladies behind the bar, one of them eating dinner. Had to wait a while to be served. Ordered the mince and onion pie. The pie had literally two spoonfuls of filling. £7.99 it was a joke. My sons...More

1  Thank Kevan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came again on Monday last week and it was packed as there was a party on Abby was behind the bar and it was packed she did an amazing job kept calm and everybody got served some people need to learn to have manners and...More

Thank zoehep
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to Jolly crofters and was pleasantly surprised. Nice pub setting, car park at the rear. Staff pleasant and welcoming. 2 starters, 4 varied meals, 1 dessert, 4 alcoholic drinks and 4 J2O's all under £50 and not a complaint between us. Meals were...More

3  Thank Busy-mummyvicky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for a great day. My little girl loved her food and the part bag. Great staff as always. Plus the beer is always nice and cold

1  Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Went with family and friends for a lunchtime meal on August 6th. We chose from the menu and ordered our meals. From the time given on the card slip we waited an hour for the food. After two complaints the food arrived but the slice...More

3  Thank martinman66
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Poor service no one came to ask us how are meal was. Would not recomend dinning. Poor quality of food for the price!

3  Thank David T
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

After not being here for Six months or so, I was pleased to see a great new menu introduced and a specials board back in action! The staff and management here are brilliant and deserve this change in ownership, this pub is one to keep...More

1  Thank ALAN J
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Questions & Answers
John F
8 December 2016|
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Response from General Manager A | Property representative |
We do try and keep Dogs in the bar area, and it does state on the entrance that we are a dog friendly pub, unfortunately this will not be changing anytime soon, Kind Regards David Thomas GM
John F
10 March 2016|
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Response from Rooster_1966 | Reviewed this property |
I too think John F is confused. I will go again soon and see if what you say is true, but I am doubtful. I wonder if John F has an ulterior motive, maybe supports a local pub/restaurant that is losing business to the Jolly... More
John F
10 March 2016|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
20 plus years ago it was a great pub. I don't think the place has been cleaned since then. We should complain away, hopefully the place will be closed down!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, 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: Chorley Old Road, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton  >  Horwich
  • Phone Number: 01204 696885
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