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Jolly Farmer

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Manston $$ - $$$ , British,
3 High Street, Manston CT12 5BG, England
+44 1843 823208
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (15 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3 High Street, Manston CT12 5BG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite serving good food some times... tonight was embarrassing and we wished we had stayed at home... end of .. enjoy

Thank Rory W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 8th Gourmet Night at The Jolly Farmer and what can I say? Food great as always and the service was fantastic many thanks to Peter Walford and his team for making it such a great evening. I would have no hesitation in...More

1  Thank David V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had 70th surprise bday meal, food was superb, 25 of us, all the food came out together and hot, highly recommend

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

6 adults, 1 teen and 6 children for a Sunday booking. We were sat in the conservatory, which although large felt cramped. Personally I thought the service was good and the several waitresses who attended our table were all well presented and polite. The food...More

Thank HughesAl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I live locally and often pop into the jolly and we are never disappointed. The steak nights are superb, I don't think you could cook it yourself for less than £3.50! Cuts of meat are great value for money and they are...More

1  Thank Babs5785
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely skate and chips and excellent service lovely atmosphere But the chicken in Caesar salad was not cooked properly bloody in the middle and the end of the lettuce left in my salad sorry to point this out but it did spoil my lunch and...More

Thank Christopher E
peter w, Owner at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Chris Thank you for your review, I was in the kitchen yesterday and I remember your Chicken and I would like to explain the issue you mention with regards to blood. Firstly there was no blood juices coming from your chicken the juices was...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We booked for a sunday lunch for 4 adults and a child it wasn't just a sunday lunch but anything at all we required from the main menu, I chose pie mash and liquor which was delicious. My daughter had a great burger and the...More

1  Thank jeankent
peter w, Owner at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you for your review

Reviewed 19 May 2017

Went with wife and two friends for early evening meal. Restaurant was busy but service was still excellent and the food all freshly cooked was well presented and tasted better than we could have imagined . We shall certainly be returning.

1  Thank J6782KNpeterd
peter w, Owner at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you for your lovely review

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I often visit the Jolly Farmer for lunch during work. The staff are always friendly and very efficient. We don't have a long lunch and it's great going here as our food always arrives quickly and fresh and we never feel rushed....More

1  Thank Samantha T
peter w, Owner at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you most kind :-)

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We arranged to meet family here for lunch as someone had been before and said it was nice. There is a good selection of food, enough to please all of us. The food was nice and our roast dinners came with a good selection of...More

1  Thank k s
peter w, Owner at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you for your great review

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colin u
Have you changed your staff in the kitchen?? As I see quiet a few negative reports on your Sunday Roasts, No where near as good. Food of 2 yrs ago. Whoever was in the kitchen years ago ,get them back.
1 September 2015|
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Response from peter w | Property representative |
No we have not changed staff Colin I have had the same staff for well over 2 years now, we have a couple of negative comments no one is perfect and mistakes can happen but we have 100's of satisfied customers. Your remarks... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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