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Submitted on Friday, 30th July 2010
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Jolly Roger, Elson, Gosport

Pub added by Paul Brett
156 Priory Road
Gosport
PO12 4LQ
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E TA left this review about Jolly Roger

I remember many years ago being able to moor up on the jetties to the front of this waterside pub and walk over for a pint, but now it's only approachable from the beach or landside. The pub still retains a strong nautical theme although the clientele, which used to be predominantly yachties, is now pretty mixed. The interior has a lot of exposed brickwork and timber, floorboards and tiles, an open fire and plenty of timber cladding for that "Hornblower" effect. Leaded interior windows and a shed load of nauticalia dotted around the bulkheads - er, sorry, walls, add to the ambiance. Unusually for Gosports it's yob-free, calm and civilised, and the food is decent if a bit pricey. Children are nto permitted inside after 6pm, another bonus in this town. There were three ales on - I had Spitfire which was nearly but not quite perfect. Well worth seeking out and tying in with a visit to the Windsor Castle just around the corner.

On 30th June 2012 - rating: 8
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Paul Brett
Portsmouth Harbour, 2.67 miles, 51 min walk (show)
Portsmouth & Southsea, 3.27 miles, 1 hr 3 min walk (show)
Portchester, 7.08 miles, 2 hr 16 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Jolly Roger, Gosport
30th Jun 2012, 21:48
Review submitted by E TA
 
8th Apr 2011, 23:07
Request to add pub to area Elson by E TA approved

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  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
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