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The Jolly Farmer

€€ - €€€, British,
Farleigh Road | Cliddesden, Basingstoke RG25 2JL, England
+44 1256 473073
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“battered fish” (3 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Farleigh Road | Cliddesden, Basingstoke RG25 2JL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pub with all the charm & characteristics that you would expect to find in a small village setting. Staff and customers were very welcoming and friendly. Food was delicious and portion sizes were more than adequate, great value too. Will definitely return

Thank skerrmrs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you Jolly Farmer for reviving our confidence in pub grub. Following a number of recent disappointment in other pubs it is great to be able to say your are really good. Lunch was excellent and really good value and the service very friendly. We...More

Thank Jim1002010
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We popped into the pub for a drink, staff were very friendly and welcoming. There is a corner with board games and papers and enjoyed a couple of drinks and a game of draughts! Really nice atmosphere and we are looking forward to going back...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We visited early one Friday evening and managed to get a table.Locals very welcoming and chatty.Lovely atmosphere and a warm fire going. Started with Watercress soup which arrived with lots of warm bread and butter.It took a while but was worth the wait. The main...More

Thank Bugsy1955
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We went to the jolly farmer for a light lunch with my family and it was lovely!!! They had festive drinks to offer - warm cider and mulled wine! The pub is very nice, warm and had a lovely feel to it! Cosy! The staff...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We had a family gathering here of 35 people after the funeral of my mother in law at Basingstoke Crematorium, We asked for sausage and mash followed by apple pie and custard, and we were all able to sit down together and enjoy a high...More

Thank grueziwohl
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here for a while & fancied some where different for lunch with my friend. From the phone call to book to the food...couldnt fault any of it. The smoked haddock was really good.....and the chips well they are just the best! Thanks guys...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to visit on the spur of the moment so booked a table the night before, as it can get very full. We had to wait a couple of minutes as people were sat at our table having drinks, which was...More

Thank debsdick
Reviewed 22 October 2017

To come to the Basingstoke area and miss eating at the Jolly Farmer is almost a sin. It is one of our first stops whenever we are nearby. The food, friendly staff, and beer selection makes this a winning restaurant. When we go we almost...More

Thank aw0rld2travel
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Our previous visits to The Jolly Farmer have always been very good, which is what made this occasion all the more disappointing. We arrived at midday for lunch and, as we sat down at our table, a member of staff came over and, looking somewhat...More

Thank Andy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Farleigh Road | Cliddesden, Basingstoke RG25 2JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 473073
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