Here at the Jovial Sailor, in the beautiful village of Ripley, we pride ourselves on delivering fantastic food with great friendly service and are working hard during these unusual times to make your visit a happy, comfortable and safe experience. In line with social distancing measures and new guidelines we have made a few changes; see our Frequently Asked Questions!
Our delicious menu now offers a selection of your pub favourites along with a few new dishes and vegan choices for you to enjoy, complimented with a great wine list from around the world, as well as delicious plated Sunday Roasts served 12 noon – 5pm.
Our beautiful pub garden is looking lovely and perfect for alfresco dining with a large patio, extensive garden seating by our play area and our fully stocked outdoor bar. Dogs are very welcome in our pub garden too!
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.
“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! ”
“. . . 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... ”
“Outdoor seating, distancing rules followed, good food ”
“Great food. Salt and pepper squid and ribs to die for. Great service and good covid set up. Very confident to go back again. ”
“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 ”