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.
We welcome the Government’s decision that Public Houses can reopen from Saturday 4th July. We have been working tirelessly to prepare for this. Our priority is to reopen our pub in a safe and controlled way for our guests and team.
It is our intention to reopen week commencing 26th July, to allow for a phased roll out of all of our H&W pubs. The exact date will be dependent on our final preparations to make you and our team safe and comfortable.
We cannot wait to have you visit after such a long period of closure. Please keep an eye on our website for further details of our exact reopening date and what you can expect.
“As we sail through life, don’t avoid rough waters, sail on because calm waters won’t make a skilful sailor”
Try Our New Seasonal Beer
Introducing From the Forager – the first release from our brand new range of seasonal ales. This herbal, zesty tipple with punchy notes of lemongrass is the perfect tipple for Spring.
Available at our bar now.Find Out More
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.
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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