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The Jolly Carter

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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168 Church Street | Little Lever, Bolton BL3 1BW, England
+44 1204 577569
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Today
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Sat 12:00 - 20:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely staff and food. Decor and toilet facilities need major revamp. Tatty doors won't lock property and seats are grubby

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Thank Sonia P
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Been here on 2 occasions for special family meals, both times have been amazing. The food here is out of this world and very reasonably priced. The service is very friendly, all the staff are very polite. Will definitely be returning very soon :)

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Thank Lynz R
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited many times nice pub, reminds bit of an 80s pub due to red velour seating etc but that's what I like about it and the layout. Has restaurant part to sit if prefer or just sit in pub side to eat. Has large vault for pool and TV for sport and lively sofa if you want a comfier seat.... More 

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Thank ali42015
Irlam, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped at the jolly carter for some food on a week day, we only wanted something light, I ordered a prawn baguette and side portion of chunky chips! The chips were "proper chips" 👌🏽 and the prawn baguette was served with a fresh warm baguette and a large portion of prawns for the filling served with a side salad.... More 

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Thank AmyBaileyBobs
steven B, Owner at The Jolly Carter, responded to this review

Thanks AmyBaileyBobs! Hope we see you soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been dining frequently at The Jolly Carter for the past several months and it just keeps getting better! Fantastic menu and specials. 30 of us ate there last month and each dish was of a high quality. Friendly and helpful staff enhance the experience. Can't recommend this place enough!

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Thank avine28
Bolton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I could not fault the staff. My cousin had special dietary requirements and they were very accommodating to the point that as we were first in they changed all the oil as well just to be sure. Great service and top quality food. Fantastic prices too! Well worth a visit 😊

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Thank DClare35
Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been through a few changes over the last two years, but now back to its best. Great food. Great pub atmosphere. Congratulations to the new management and staff ...

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Thank pauseforbreath
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

10 of us seated for sunday lunch. All having different items from the menu. Great kids menu and all served drinks and food in a timely manner. Staff friendly and efficient. Though it was busy on a sunday the 10 of us were served at the same time with great hot food!

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Thank bunnyhop1310
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

went for the carvery but they do it as Sunday lunch now just as nice better than the carvery because it was hotter !! perhaps not as much food but you do seem to overload your plate on the carvery and not finish it,excellent service will be back soon, have had the menu before which is also good. nice atmosphere

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1 Thank Kay M
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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Just a quick walk from my Mums house and been before so thought will try again. Had lovely stuffed chicken breast from the specials board , no room for a sweet so had a lovely Irish coffee instead. Good price , good staff - nuff said!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 21
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Church Street | Little Lever, Bolton BL3 1BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 577569

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?