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The Jolly Sailor

$$ - $$$, British,
Quay Street, Orford | Woodbridge, Orford IP12 2NL, England
+44 1394 450243
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quay Street, Orford | Woodbridge, Orford IP12 2NL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Situated yards from the quayside the Jolly Sailor is an atmospheric old inn serving good food & beer. We made two visits recently & can highly recommend the Rib Eye Steak with a fantastic garlic butter dressing, the Suffolk Smoked Ham & the Fish &...More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice pub in good location a few minutes walk to quayside. Friendly staff, good service and well kept ales. Didn't get a chance to eat there on this visit but good sized portions and packed tables with plenty of happy customers. Hope to come back...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst holidaying in Suffolk we visited this pub with our King Charles Cavalier dog. We were made most welcome.My wife had an excellent soup for a starter and I had whitebait. Both were very good. My wife chose the Catch of the Day (bass) for...More

Thank Victor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly pub/restaurant not far from the quay at Orford. Large back garden with lots of picnic benches and plenty of dog bowls. Inside is very quaint, serves a good selection of Adnams beers and spirits. The food is very good, I had the pint...More

Thank Scootandrew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice pub, with good food, and friendly service. Very reasonable pricing. Allows dogs. Good atmosphere.

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a walk around the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment site on Orfordness, (also recommended) , lunch was called for. The Jolly Sailor, just adjacent to Orford Quay, serves the Pinney's locally smoked salmon in sandwiches. Well served with vegetable crisps and salad. Really good.

Thank wighttraveller1953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pub is ok, bit dated.Boring patio area out the back,bench tables in a row on grey slabs but nice garden area for kids to play with playhouse and football nets. Menu bit limited, asked for medium rare steak that came rare, vegaterian burger was...More

Thank 599bobthebuilder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had shared with my friend that I was taking my family into Orford for Sunday lunch. I was planning to goto one of the other restaurants but she convinced me that the best place to eat was the Jolly Sailor. I am so glad...More

Thank Bev P
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The waitress loved Coco and Fudge our Puggies and informed me there was a doggy sausage on the menu, so they loved that and had a photo taken especially for them. The food was tasty but not a lot of choice, so I had my...More

Thank Stevie1954
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal for the 5 of us friendly staff great food defo worth a visit great ales great portions

Thank Flowerz M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Street, Orford | Woodbridge, Orford IP12 2NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Orford
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 450243
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