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The Jovial Sailor

Here at the Jovial Sailor, in the beautiful village of Ripley, we pride ourselves on delivering fantastic food with great friendly service and are our delicious menu offers a selection of your pub favourites with our Chef’s Specials for you to enjoy. With a great wine list from around the world and a dedicated Veggie & Vegan, NGCI Menu (non gluten containing ingredients) and Children’s Menu we have something for everyone.

Our delicious Sunday Roasts are served until 5pm every Sunday.

As well as our three Dining Huts, Lola, Nemo & Wanda, our beautiful pub garden is looking lovely and perfect for alfresco dining all year round with a large patio, extensive garden seating by our play area and our new stretch tent providing lots of covered garden seating.

Well behaved dogs are very welcome in our pub garden but not inside the pub!

We are always working hard to ensure that you have the best possible time when you visit our pub. We serve great food all day, everyday! We are at the heart of the community and hope to welcome you very soon.

Amber Gibbs
General Manager, The Jovial Sailor

Opening Hours

Monday11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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“. . . after applying antiseptic hand wash just before the entrance we were greeted and shown to our table which had plenty of space and distance from adjacent tables. Food and drink orders were taken at the table and delivered on a large tray... ”

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“Outdoor seating, distancing rules followed, good food ”

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“Great food. Salt and pepper squid and ribs to die for. Great service and good covid set up. Very confident to go back again. ”

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“No booking but grabbed a table in the garden (which is lovely). Really safe and organised throughout and staff clearly know what they are doing. Tom was particularly brilliant. Delicious aperols and food! ”

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“Came in for Valentine’s Day as had heard that the pub has recently been refurbished and I wasn’t disappointed, the pub is warm and welcoming and the staff were very helpful, will definitely be back soon ”

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