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A good old fashioned pub

If you're looking for a quiet place to enjoy a drink and chat, this is the pub for you! No music... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Sharon B
Beckenham, United Kingdom
A proper English pub

Like stepping back in time, The Jolly Woodman is the perfect antidote to all that's bad in high... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2016
Michael B
London, United Kingdom
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Aug 21, 2017
“Jolly - Really!!!!”
Oct 18, 2016
“Not so Jolly. ”
9 Chancery Lane, Beckenham BR3 6NR, England
+44 20 8663 1031
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Like a previous reviewer stated I was in the Jolly Woodman recently and got an unexpected call. I don't normally takes calls in a pub but wasn't sure if it was my phone ringing or not. It happened to be my phone and while looking...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank Mike E
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I've been here over numerous years & went yesterday. The Timothy Taylor was ok (the best Saracens Head St Helens) but went into the main bar. The seats are a bit grubby & I'm convinced I could smell "dog" whilst sitting there. The Bull is...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank scr250771
Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you're looking for a quiet place to enjoy a drink and chat, this is the pub for you! No music, ( There is a telly) but I've only seen it on once for the rugby. Everyone is friendly, even on your first visit, someone...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Like stepping back in time, The Jolly Woodman is the perfect antidote to all that's bad in high street pubs. No loud music, just good beer, and good company.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Popular with older couples or men requiring peaceful quiet pub atmosphere.. Small interior with wood abound. Charity books for sale. Good selection of fine ales.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank phily826
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Charming, small, cosy but - despite some reviews I have seen - warm and welcoming. It is not a foodies pub, it is a pub pub. The beer is well kept, and there are normally at least four real ales on hand-pumps, Tim Taylor Landlord...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank RicolasUK
Reviewed 18 April 2016

A really lovely proper pub. Small and friendly. Situated within a beautiful little area of quaint cottages.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Popped in on a Friday evening. Lucky enough to get the end of a table for four of us. Sampled a good few ales, nuts and crisps. Landlord knows his beer and it was all served at a good temperature through nice, clean pipes. Surroundings...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank HalDavies
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Perfect old style pub. Good beer (Harvey's esp). TV only goes on from rugby and golf and the rest of the time it is down to you and your conversation skills. Don't expect to get a seat

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank 752duncanb
Reviewed 5 January 2016

If you want a good pint of beer especially real ale and proper service this is the pub to come to. A bit of a quirky with not the best loos in the world but a good atmosphere and a cosy fire.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank davidgibbs583
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11 April 2017|
Response from scr250771 | Reviewed this property |
What my review? Never it's a local pub for local people like the league of gentlemen! It's the locals that run it not the staff. If your on about a review then complete another one after a month trip advisor let's you.