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Jolly Farmer

3 High Street, Manston CT12 5BG, England
+44 1843 823208
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 High Street, Manston CT12 5BG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled down from Wales to attend a reception at this cozy little place. I have to say for a small venue they managed amazingly with 40 odd people!!The staff were so warm and friendly,it must have been difficult for them to manoeuvre with their...More

Thank Ambrose1975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the fastest of service but friendly and good quality ale. Expected lots of Manston Airport memorabilia but none to be seen.

Thank Dave C
peter w, Owner at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your review disappointed at only 3 stars We do have memorabilia in the pub maybe next time ask to see it! Thank you

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here on a regular basis for the last year sometimes twice a week , mostly being very pleased with the food and service although they do have a problem with flies in the restaurant so could do with electric zappers. We went...More

Thank ubleyx
peter w, Owner at Jolly Farmer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Many thanks for your untrue review Let me put my side across please Firstly your order that came into the kitchen was for 2 Monday night (£7.50 mixed grills) to be cooked Medium well ( steaks) your meal was cooked to how the order...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Village Pub offering good food, you may need too book most evenings as feature various food on a number of evenings i.e steak night, but you can still on these evening select food off the main menu

2  Thank Michael E
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Having had very good meals in this pub restaurant before, we dropped by for a meal on Monday 7 Aug. We both chose the Chicken Tikka and were very disappointed. It was very bland, with no curry flavour, and the chicken was rubbery in texture....More

2  Thank TR5HerneBay
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I went to the jolly Farmer for lunch with my eighty year parents.Lovely village pub with a battle of Britain theme. We all had liver and bacon.they both had small portions. It was delicious! Knickerbocker glory for pudding.well cooked Delicious. Good value.definitely going back!

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Had a great evening with friends and family for my birthday The waitress was very attentive and helpful Food was excellent value for money

1  Thank Sheeny2015
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had the Jolly Farmer recommended to us by another publican in a different location once they heard we were going to be staying near Ramsgate. What struck us at first was the very happy staff. All smiling and happy, joking with the customers and...More

2  Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Went to this pub for sons 30th birthday and this place did not disappoint.The restaurant was great with a good atmosphere.Plenty for the children to do also in the play area.The menu was good value and we had no complaints about the food .Will be...More

1  Thank ghearsey
Reviewed 20 June 2017 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
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Questions & Answers
7 September 2017|
Response from peter w | Property representative |
Hi yes aslong as kept on a lead at all times Thank you
22 July 2017|
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Response from HughesAl | Reviewed this property |
Either. I paid cash, friends paid by card.
13 July 2017|
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Response from peter w | Property representative |
Hi yes we are, we have a bar area where you sit and eat or the garden :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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