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The Jolly Huntsman Inn

80 Kington St Michael, Kington St Michael, Chippenham SN14 6JB, England
+44 1249 750305
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (14 reviews)
“mixed grill” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
80 Kington St Michael, Kington St Michael, Chippenham SN14 6JB, England
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1 - 10 of 509 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had lunch here last week. Never been before. I have to say our experience was not 5 star as many reviews are. I ordered a burger. When it arrived the bun wasn't toasted, in fact it was cold as it had come out of...More

1  Thank chris n
JollyHuntsman, Owner at The Jolly Huntsman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks Chris for taking the trouble to post a review following your visit to us for lunch. I am sorry that your visit did not meet expectations. I would like to stress that the sesame bun in which your burger was served is not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here twice in 5 days whilst on holiday. That says it all. We were very impressed the 1st time, so returned on our final evening - and we weren’t disappointed. The food was excellent - Home cooked, fresh produce, good portions and cooked...More

Thank Julie M
JollyHuntsman, Owner at The Jolly Huntsman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Delighted to welcome you both on your two visits to us and thanks for your kind review. The 'bread sauce' instead of 'red sauce' caused much amusement and we think it might be a while until the lovely waiter who served you is allowed to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great welcome and excellent cider - the food was pretty good as well and deserves many more visits to make sure! Several visits over the years whilst racing at Castle Combe have done nothing to dampen the enthusiasm for the Jolly Huntsman which feels like...More

Thank andrewC7150AE
JollyHuntsman, Owner at The Jolly Huntsman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Andrew for such a kind review and glad to hear that you have always enjoyed your visits to us - we are definitely lucky to be so local to Castle Combe and accommodate lots of guests visiting the Circuit. Thank you too for recommending...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly welcome, food always very good , excellent service . We regularly bring family and friends to this pretty pub, never come away unsatisfied.

Thank Ruth T
JollyHuntsman, Owner at The Jolly Huntsman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review and we were delighted to hear that you always enjoy your visits to us - look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in off the motorway as recommended in the Good Beer Guide, wasn't disappointed. Great pint of Moles Bitter and several guests. All the family had lunch, big portions and excellent pub food. Service friendly, will certainly visit again.More

Thank Blaahh1989
JollyHuntsman, Owner at The Jolly Huntsman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the trouble to post a review following your recent visit to us and glad to hear that you enjoyed the range of ales and your lunches with us. We are proud to have been included in the Good Beer Guide since...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After the disaster of my last visit and when i put my review on here got a right mothful from the manager which i had to laugh at due to her lies and insults at my disabilities (telling me to learn to spell, i have...More

2  Thank najago
JollyHuntsman, Owner at The Jolly Huntsman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Surprised to hear that you had apparently visited us again recently, having had to take measures to report and block any contact, personal insults and comments from you on our Facebook page. Your review bears no truth as to our business here and has been...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant little friendly pub which served nice home cooked meals. They Welcomed pets which was ideal for us and was child friendly. Would visit again if we went back to this lovely little village xxx

Thank Vicky T
JollyHuntsman, Owner at The Jolly Huntsman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us recently and for your complimentary review which is much appreciated. Pets are definitely welcome here and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and staff. parking can be a bit tight, but if you get in early its certainly worth it. would definitely return.

Thank gemininew
JollyHuntsman, Owner at The Jolly Huntsman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lovely to hear that you had the opportunity to visit us recently and thank you for your kind review which is much appreciated. We hope that you will come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warmly greeted on arrival and able to accommodate our dog. We asked to move from the busy door, which was fine and no fuss. The selection of real ales was great, with the usual drinks available also. I selected the pork from the specials, with...More

Thank ADayInTheLifeOf K
JollyHuntsman, Owner at The Jolly Huntsman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to welcome you recently, complete with your four legged friend and wonderful to hear that you all enjoyed your visit to us. Thank you for the compliments on your meal which have been passed to our lovely team here and look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to this pub since March 2010 when we attended the first ride of respect! And then at least once a year since then! The staff are so friendly and helpful the rooms are clean comfortable and a good price! The food is...More

Thank BigBaz1981
JollyHuntsman, Owner at The Jolly Huntsman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Baz for such a complimentary review - always a pleasure to welcome you and we treasure the friendship we have built up over the years since the first Ride of Respect weekend all that time ago! Always good to catch up with you both...More

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Yvonne955
12 April 2018|
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Response from JollyHuntsman | Property representative |
Good evening and thanks for your email. Dogs are more than welcome in the main bar area, provided they are on a lead. We are open and serving dinner until 9.30pm this evening - I hope we shall have the opportunity of... More
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juliem6832017
3 September 2017|
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Response from JollyHuntsman | Property representative |
Good morning Julie. Sorry to hear the your husband has recently been unwell. Our duck breasts are delivered daily from our butchers, individually vacuum packed for freshness and are cooked to order, as with all of the... More
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777minstral
15 February 2017|
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Response from JollyHuntsman | Property representative |
Good afternoon. We are open from 11.30 until 2.30pm Monday to Saturday (serving lunch until 2pm) and 6pm until 11.00pm (serving dinner until 9.30pm). On a Sunday we open at noon until 3pm (lunch until 2pm), open 7pm until... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Kington St Michael, Kington St Michael, Chippenham SN14 6JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Chippenham  >  Kington St Michael
  • Phone Number: +44 1249 750305
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Description
A traditional and privately owned village inn offering home cooked fayre, an excellent range of well kept real ales and ciders, free wireless broadband, quality en-suite Bed and Breakfast, seasonal open log fire and a warm and friendly welcome.Winner - Chippenham Business Awards Hotel/Restaurant of the Year Winner 2013 - CAMRA Pub of the Year Winner - Highly Commended CAMRA Pub of the Year Good Beer Guide Wiltshire Gazette & Herald Pub of the Year 2013. Finalist - Wiltshire Business Awards 2014.
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