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Pub in stunning location overlooking Hamble Marina

The Jolly Sailor is known to have existed as a pub since as early as 1751 and joined the Hall & Woodhouse family in 1987. Set in a stunning location, adjacent to Elephant Boatyard and at the heart of “Howard’s Way” the hugely popular late 1980’s BBC drama series, the pub offers unrivalled views across Hamble Marina. Our extensive outside decking and seating areas, together with our very own pontoon, mean that guests are never far from the hustle and bustle of local marine life.
We even have 8 moorings for small boats, but do check the tide timetable for Bursledon as our Pontoon dries out every day.


Opening Times

Monday - Saturday: 10.00am – 11.00pm
Sunday: 10.00am – 10.30pm

“As we sail through life, don’t avoid rough waters, sail on because calm waters won’t make a skilful sailor”

Celebrate Christmas With Us

Where better than to celebrate Christmas than in a cosy traditional pub?  Come and celebrate with friends, family or colleagues and let us take care of everything for you with festive drinks and Christmas menus packed with tempting dishes to get your mouth watering and the festive season off to the perfect start.
So what are you waiting for, if you haven’t already booked, click on the link below to find out what we have on offer.
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New Menu!

Our autumn menu arrives on the 16th October and we’re so excited we couldn’t wait to let everyone know. Taking inspiration from around the world and closer to home, our chefs have been hard at work creating amazing new dishes and improving some of our classics, making them better than ever. With loads on offer, including some tantalising new vegan and vegetarian dishes, we’re sure you’ll find something to tickle your tastebuds.

Don’t miss out, make sure you book your table now!

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Old Mout Berries & Cherries Draught

This sweet and refreshing cider brings a medley of strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and cherries together with underlying apple juice notes and has 10% less sugar than other draught fruit ciders.

Make sure you try a pint next time you’re in.

Forum Lager

Introducing Forum, the brand new lager from Hall & Woodhouse.

Forum is a 4.2% refreshing Helles style lager, with a delicate flavour from the Weihenstephan yeast and a subtle fruity lemon character from Hallertau Blanc and Huell Melon hops.

The name refers not only to Blandford Forum, the location of the H&W brewery where this new, exciting lager is brewed, but also to a meeting or gathering where ideas and views can be exchanged.  And where better to meet and put the world to rights than in a traditional British pub, where you can enjoy this refreshing drink with friends and family.

So what are you waiting for, make sure you try a pint next time you visit.

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