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Jolly Farmer

3 High Street, Manston CT12 5BG, England
+44 1843 823208
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (18 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3 High Street, Manston CT12 5BG, England
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely steak, couldn’t believe the price had to check with the waitress, It was cooked perfectly which doesn’t happen often when we eat out elsewhere! I had mushrooms and my partner onion rings and both generous portions. Staff were attentive, smiling and polite. What a...More

Thank jeanetteq318
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Very welcoming on arrival and the food and drinks came to the table in good time. Great service with excellent food, and plenty of it too. Highly recommend the Salmon if you like your fish dishes. For desert I had the mini egg cheesecake, which...More

Thank MLee-Review
peter w, General Manager at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you for your kind review..we are constantly striving to improve our service.we look forward to welcoming you again soon Paul General Manager

Reviewed 4 April 2018

Having both worked all day my wife and I decided we would walk the dog across the fields to the Jolly for a drink and a bite to eat (we live about 20 minutes or so away). On arrival we were made to feel welcome,...More

Thank realal2017
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I contacted the restaurant prior to our reservation as I’m coeliac and wanted to make sure I would be catered for. I was assured I would be. Gluten free options clearly labelled on the menu but no gf starters or puddings 😢 We then asked...More

Thank aglutenfreeguide2018
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Went to the Jolly Farmer for a family meal. When we arrived we were greeted by smiling staff who seemed genuinely pleased to see us. We were shown our table and when settled, had the daily specials explained to us, we ordered drinks which duly...More

Thank Howardas56
peter w, General Manager at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hello Howard Thank you for your kind review.we look forward to seeing you again soon Paul General Manager

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t been here for a long time and as we needed to be local we came here for lunch, big mistake.. the waitress did say there was a 10-15 minute wait for meals but that would have been ok had it been that, sadly...More

Thank Jules5520
peter w, General Manager at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for your review.I can only apologise that you felt that your meal was not up to standard.Having checked with the staff on duty it would appear that there was a longer than expected delay in getting your meal to you.where the comment on...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018

Went to the Jolly Farmer for Mother's Day on the 11/03/2018 with my mother, father and son, very busy, nice atmosphere. Service was excellent, didn't have to wait too long at all, was checked on regular by staff to see If everything was ok. I...More

Thank saralawrie
Stewart w, Owner at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your Mother’s Day meal with us and really appreciate you leaving such a lovely review for all or staff. The feedback has been passed onto our chef! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Katy

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We got the family together here for a big birthday celebration, we were able to pre order our meals which made our food arrive in good time. The restaurant was busy but we had exceptional service throughout. All of our meals were perfect, it made...More

Thank kn96
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We haven’t eaten here for about 6 months and this evenings visit has left me shocked. We ordered the mixed grill and a side salad which we have ordered before. We asked for the steak to be cooked medium rare. When the meal arrived we...More

Thank clarecarr0ll
peter w, General Manager at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

First of all apologies for not getting back to you sooner.the jolly had recently been taken over by a new owner and we have had to update our details.I can only apololgise for the experience on your visit.The member of staff using the foul language...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended such delicious food fantastic chef and such a varied menu nice friendly staff nothings too much trouble

Thank jeankent
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Questions & Answers
6 September 2017|
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Response from peter w | Property representative |
Hi yes aslong as kept on a lead at all times Thank you
22 July 2017|
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Response from HughesAl | Reviewed this property |
Either. I paid cash, friends paid by card.
13 July 2017|
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Response from peter w | Property representative |
Hi yes we are, we have a bar area where you sit and eat or the garden :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 High Street, Manston CT12 5BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Manston
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 823208
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