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The Jolly Sailor

1 Church Street, Porthcawl CF36 5PD, Wales
+44 1656 782403
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (10 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“ham” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 Church Street, Porthcawl CF36 5PD, Wales
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1 - 10 of 295 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Friendly staff, small dining area , additional seating in bar. Traditional Sunday lunch was tasty and ample servings. Dessert menu disappointing. Would definitely return!

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Once again, we booked this lovely old restaurant/pub for Sunday lunch for 2 people and came from Cardiff just for the whole experience. The staff are so polite and make sure you are treated well. The food in my opinion is still the nicest Sunday...More

1  Thank HelmarkCardiff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eleven of us visited to celebrate a 60th Wedding Anniversary. The food was delicious and the staff very friendly. Would highly recommend and will definitely visit again soon.

Thank Debs627
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and something for everyone's taste. Service was excellent. The pub was full of locals who were all very friendly and made us feel very welcome.

Thank CaBungy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another family Sunday lunch, well cooked and presented, excellent value with prompt efficient service. You need to book, believe me!

Thank GerrySouthWales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited twice on our visit this weekend to Trecco Bay, easy walking distance from the site and worth the walk! First went Friday evening hadn't booked but managed to find us a table quickly, second time was Sunday and did book although it was quiet...More

1  Thank mummykins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love going to visit jolly sailor each year on hols. Great pub. Awesome food. Lovely location opposite old church and village green. Our family visit on Thursday for meal for 14 did not disappoint👍👍

Thank ianchambo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal here on Aug 19th, the first day of our holiday. We didn't book but the staff (as promised, a special mention to Jack) were very accommodating and friendly & didn't mind the grandchildren making a bit of a mess. The food...More

1  Thank n0rwegianblue
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on a recommendation, lucky enough we had booked a couple of days before as the restaurant was full. Greeted by friendly staff & shown to our table. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble. One of my friends is a vegetarian & found not...More

Thank X0xShellx0X
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Went here for my wifes birthday, food was great and very reasonably price. Very clean and staff were very friendly. The parrot is friendly too.

Thank bertiebassett35
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jodie0lea
11 June 2017|
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Response from Leona C | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware.
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Miranda_E80
7 June 2017|
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Response from Sandy151 | Reviewed this property |
Best phone first if they do then book a table. But you will need to book.
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yipeeeee
21 June 2016|
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Response from Moira N | Reviewed this property |
You were charged 20% vat on your Sunday Lunch because that is the law. Any business whose turnover is over 83000 in a rolling 12 months must be vat registered and therefore much charge vat. If you require further information... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Church Street, Porthcawl CF36 5PD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Porthcawl
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 782403
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