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The Jolly Fisherman is the pub for the people who live and work in, and visit, Greatstone and the surrounding area.

At The Jolly Fisherman you will find a warm welcome from your hosts Steve, Shirley and Lee where you can enjoy your drink in congenial company and surroundings.     

Opening Hours

The pub is open from 11am to 11pm Monday to Saturday, and
12 noon to 10.30pm
on Sundays.


The Jolly offers a wide range of beers, spirits and wines to enjoy in the comfort of a large bar. The Jolly has three pool tables and dart board for the sports women and men, a large flat screen 3D TV to watch the cricket, football and other sports, quiet areas just to be alone and a garden with seating to enjoy the sea breezes.
There is free pool on a Thursday after 7pm. For information about live football from Sky Sports, please go here.

The Jolly Fisherman has four pool teams in the Kent Association for the Blind Pool Romney Marsh Pool League.

We have a disco in the Jolly on Friday evenings and karaoke on Saturday evenings. 

Children and dogs are welcome in the pub and garden, provided they are kept under control, and best to ask the host's permission first.


                            Help for Heroes
The Jolly Fisherman supports the
Help for Heroes. There is a donation box on the bar, so please help this charity by donating your small change. The box also acts as a swear box, so if you do swear, please donate at least 10p to Help for Heroes. The Jolly also sells H4H wristbands and merchandise  to raise funds for H4H.
To date (22 May 2012) The Jolly Fisherman have raised 1,161.50 for Help for Heroes.

The Jolly Fisherman had a H4H Fun Day on 20 August 2011 in support of Greatstone resident and Jolly regular Grant Hall in his attempt to raise over 1,000 in aid of the Help for Heroes charity.
Grant succeeded in his Skydive and the whole fun day event raised 3,250 for help for Heroes.

The pub is one of eight pubs in the local area who are raisng funds for H4H with the help of All the pubs have donation boxes on the bar and a small range of H4H merchandise for sale, with all monies collected going to H4H. To date (May 2012) the five pubs have raised a total of for

H4H Money Counter  for Help for Heroes

The Jolly Fisherman on Facebook

The 'Jolly' has its own page on Facebook where you can read what you regulars think about the pub and add your own comments. Just click here.

How to Find The Jolly Fisherman

The Jolly Fisherman is located in The Parade, Greatstone, opposite to the car park that serves Greatstone beach and shops.
From the traffic lights in New Romney, turn right down Station Road, sign posted Littlestone, and follow the road until you reach the road by the sea. At this T junction, turn sharp right, go through Littlestone and the Jolly Fisherman is about 1 mile further on the right hand side, at the junction with Dunes road. There is ample car parking.
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Contact Us

01797 362224
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The Jolly Fisherman
The Parade, Greatstone, Kent TN28 8ST

The Old Jolly Fisherman

There has been  a Jolly Fisherman pub in Greatstone for over 450 years,  since the 16th century. Up to c1935 when the present Jolly Fisherman was built, the pub was located some 2 miles to the south of where the now Jolly Fisherman stands. 
It ceased being a pub at that location when its license was transferred to the present day Jolly Fisherman in c1935.

The old Jolly c1935
The old Jolly c1935

Please go to our Jolly Fisherman history page for more information and pictures.

The Jolly from the air
The Jolly Fisherman from the air (click to enlarge)

Steve working hard

'Rogues' Gallery


H4H Wounded Bears
Please Help our Heroes

H4H Certificate Award
Steve and Lee being presented with their H4H
certificate on raising over 1,000 for H4H

Part of the bar area

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