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The Jolly Butcher, Staines Upon Thames

174 Kingston Road
Staines Upon Thames
TW18 1PE
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Roger Button left this review about Jolly Butcher

Situated in a bit of a no-man’s land between Staines and Ashford, the Jolly Butcher is aimed more at the locals more than anyone else in particular. To that end it is a perfectly functional place that ticks the boxes without overstretching itself.

There are 2 bars leading off a front lobby. Both bars are similar in size, approach and décor although the rear bar could be described as slightly more loungey courtesy of a small sofa section. Both bars are carpeted, (too) brightly lit and the focal points seem to be the 6 TV’s I counted between them, all screening football to a fairly sparse audience for a Saturday evening. There is also a large patio and car park to one side.

There were 2 ales available; Doom Bar (£3.20) and London Pride – quality was fine. I have noted that the pub has had past problems customer wise but it didn’t come over as anything particularly unwelcoming or menacing and overall it seems to be a decent enough diversion if passing by albeit there isn't any real reason to make an effort to seek it out.

On 22nd January 2011 - rating: 5
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Quinno _ left this review about Jolly Butcher

Two bar community local. Only one ale (the ubiquitous Courage Best) served OK. Friendly staff, but the place desperately needs a lick of paint to get rid of the nicotine stains...in fact it needs entirely gutting. I would struggle to come here if lived down the road.

On 4th February 2007 - rating: 4
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Staines, 0.79 miles, 15 min walk (show)
Ashford (Surrey), 1.59 miles, 30 min walk (show)
Egham, 3.17 miles, 1 hr 1 min walk (show)
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22nd Oct 2020, 23:02
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22nd Oct 2020, 22:51
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  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 28 September 2013 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 22 January 2011 by Alan Hurdle
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