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The Jolly Tars

154-158 Victoria Road West, Thornton Cleveleys FY5 3NE, England
+44 1253 856042
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
“curry” (11 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
154-158 Victoria Road West, Thornton Cleveleys FY5 3NE, England
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1 - 10 of 370 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been a few times for a drink here when staying in Blackpool but called last Thursday for a meal (curry night). The place is always clean and tidy and usually loads of room as a large Wetherspoons but packed out on this night.Managed to get...More

Thank PFogg7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited here recently on a Thursday so it was curry day. We both had a curry which comes with poppadoms and a nahn bread as well as a drink. It arrived quickly and was good. It was also very good value...More

Thank dcwight
TheJollyTars, Public Relations Manager at The Jolly Tars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

we would like to thank you for your comments and are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit on Thursday. we hope to see you again soon. Many thanks Kate (Duty manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited with friends last week as we do from time to time. Always busy but managed to find a table. Food was good if not great but at this price it's hard to find better. This is one of the better Wetherspoons pubs/restaurants I have...More

1  Thank MobilityMike
TheJollyTars, General Manager at The Jolly Tars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback. It can get very busy and although we do try our best, do fall a little short sometimes. I would be interested to hear how you think we could improve our food if you wish to reply. Many thanks Julie

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Typically Wetherspoon , it gave us everything you would expect. It was last Sunday evening and it was fairly quiet but the decor was good , service was good, price was good

1  Thank Darren B
TheJollyTars, General Manager at The Jolly Tars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. Thank you Julie

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Like the rest of the local population we had decided to pop down for our tea on a Friday night. Although very busy we were able to grab a clean table. Having decided on the Friday special fish, chips, mushy peas and a beer for...More

1  Thank suef402017
TheJollyTars, General Manager at The Jolly Tars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Lovely to hear positive feedback..have to agree we do a great fish 'n' chips!! Many thanks Julie

Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of the breakfasts was only just warm, probably due to the volume of customers that single day, but other than that all our other breakfasts and main meals were very good. The service was very good, staff were friendly and it was very relaxing...More

1  Thank denise t
TheJollyTars, General Manager at The Jolly Tars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for letting us know. please always tell us if the food is not to standard we will always replace, no quibble! Kind regards Julie

Reviewed 4 September 2017

womens toilets no hot water hand dryers blow cold air. why does the air con have to be on constantly, food is good but not hot, air con does not help to keep your food warm.this seems to be the norm in all weatherspoons pubs.i...More

1  Thank rchatts2016
TheJollyTars, General Manager at The Jolly Tars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Not sure why we had no hot water, it does take a minute to run hot sometimes if they have not been used a lot and the hand dryers blow warm/cool air but are the electricity efficient kind that only need a minute or so...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

We were there yesterday. I'd read previous reviews just to get a feel. I was served quickly, no waiting, plenty of staff on.The young lady who served me was smart, knowledgeable about the wines available and provided me with a charming ice bucket without me...More

Thank Sherry H
TheJollyTars, General Manager at The Jolly Tars, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Really pleased you were happy with the new pay app, we are trying to promote it as much as possible it helps greatly with the speed of service at the bar and lets our customers relax and enjoy their visit.

Reviewed 3 August 2017

why is it that weatherspoons in cleveleys is more exspensive than most others its nothing special and could do with a complete overall food is ok staff work very hard and you get served quickly

1  Thank rchatts2016
TheJollyTars, General Manager at The Jolly Tars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for your comments, in answer to your question we are on price banding depending on area, amount of competition etc. The pub cannot influence to the prices I'm afraid these are set from Wetherspoon's Head Office.

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

A Wetherspoons pub which I know me look out for on was a really a drinker for a reasonable pint at a reasonable price this one advertisers ruddles at 1.99 but don't have it on but trouble with the pumps is the next real guest...More

2  Thank stusat
TheJollyTars, General Manager at The Jolly Tars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Hello thank you for the feedback, we try to have on Ruddles on sale at all times and we actually only sell it in 18 gallon barrels for this purpose. Occasionally when that barrel is empty and we don't have another pump to free to...More

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Mandy R
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Response from ChrisB60 | Reviewed this property |
The Jolly Tars caters for all types of food allergies which many places do not - I've a wheat & potato intolerance hence we go there quite often Enjoy your meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154-158 Victoria Road West, Thornton Cleveleys FY5 3NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Wyre District  >  Thornton Cleveleys
  • Phone Number: +44 1253 856042
Description
The Jolly Tars is a warm and welcoming pub and is owned and operated by JDwetherspoon plc. The current manager Julie Rodgers has extensive experience in the industry and is well known in trade and the local area. The staff are friendly and polite and promote the ambiance reflecting from the stylish decor, it's almost like there's a corner to suit all tastes and moods. The pub is themed on the Performing group "The Jolly Tars" and contains artworks from reputable local artists.
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