Jolly Farmer Alehouse and kitchen

RUN BY THE SAME Family SINCE 1971,  freehouse since THE MID 90'S.


The Jolly 

The Jolly Farmer is one of the few remaining family owned and run independent freehouses in the south east of England.

Our aim is to provide our guests with the highest possible standard of food, drink and accommodation in clean, attractive surroundings complimented by a warm welcome and a pleasant atmosphere.

A traditional ale house at heart, we have a constantly changing selection of up to 8 real ales, sourced from breweries big and small across Great Britain. Teamed with delicious, home cooked food, made with the freshest, local ingredients, we think you're going to love what we have to offer.

We hope to see you soon,

Steve, Chris, Charlie and the team.



Beer and Wine

We're all about the beer

For almost half a century, we've been well known for our commitment to fantastic beer, we offer up to 8 daily changing real ales, sourced from breweries big and small from across great Britain. A further 10 premium lagers and craft beers from England and Europe can be found on our counter, as well as two draught English ciders. If none of these take your fancy, our beer lineup is completed by 50 bottled beers, with something for every taste.

Ales on the counter


Greene King, Westgate Brewery, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. 

IPA (3.6%) Amber IPA. Abbot Confession (8.5%) A potent ale, rich and warming, with floral notes supplied by late hopping, leading to a full flavour, completed by a superb balance of bitter and sweet notes in the finish. Hops used: Challenger, First Gold, Fuggles, Pilgrim.

 Bellhaven Brewery, Dunbar, Scotland.

80 Shilling Ale (3.9%). Historically, the "Shilling" names associated with Scottish ales referred to the wholesale price of a cask. 80 Shillings were top-shelf stuff, so we use only the very best Scottish barley malt and finest hops in our 80. A rich, smooth ale with notes of toffee and soft fruit.

Bowman Ales Ltd, Wallops Wood, Sheardley Lane, Droxford, Hampshire.

Swift One (3.8%) a pale, golden quaffing ale with excellent flavours for its strength. Pleasingly hoppy throughout without being aggressive and also possessing of a fine aroma. The finish is dry with a small twist of sweetness at the end.

 Vale of Glamorgan Brewery, Atlantic Trading Estate, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales.

Lady Liberty (4.8%) Juicy deep golden ale, packed with Simcoe and Mosaic with a hefty Citra dry-hop.

Vale Brewery, Tramway Business Park, Brill, Buckinghamshire.

Tin Pan Alley (4.1%) Old school traditional copper bitter. With fresh floral aroma, sweet malt, biscuity flavour and a delicate dry finish.

Lager, Cider and Craft Keg


Becks Vier 4.0% Bremen, Germany ~ Import

Budweiser Budvar 5.0% Czechoslovakia ~ Import

Rothaus Tannenzapfle Pils 5% Bavaria, Germany ~ Import 

Estrella Damm 4.6% Barcelona, Spain ~ Import

Korev 4.8%  St Austel, Cornwall ~ Import ( Independence, Dreckly )

Vixen 5.0% Dunsfold, England..

Speciality Keg

London Pale Ale 4.5% ~ Craft Keg, Meantime, Greenwich, London.

Yardbird (4%) ~ Inspired by American pale ales, Fruity and hoppy.  

Pavel Quak 8.6% Buggenhout, Belgium ~ Import


Guinness 4.1% Dublin, Ireland ~ Import


Stowford Press Cider 4.5% ~ Herefordshire.

Aspalls Suffolk Cyder 5.5% ~ Suffolk.


Our carefully curated wine offering is sourced from the old world and new, providing a great selection for all tastes and budgets. We also offer a selection of rare fine reds, from some of the worlds best producers. 

Click here to download our wine list.



At the Jolly Farmer we offer bed and breakfast in three beautiful double rooms, and a full suite. Filled with historic oak beams, wattle and daub walls, and oodles of character, its the perfect place for any stay.

We also offer a three bedroom, self contained flat, which sleeps up to five people, with an open plan kitchen, dining and living area. 

Extra child beds are available in all rooms for £15, cots for babies are available free of charge, please let us know your requirements at the time of booking. 

We allow dogs in all our rooms with an additional cleaning charge of £12 per dog, per night. We ask that guests bring a suitable bed for their dog, and do not allow them on any furniture.

Smoking is not permitted in any of our rooms.

Room 2 bed

Double Rooms

We have three beautiful en suite double rooms, each with their own individual period features, All double rooms feature full en-suite bathrooms, complementary hot drinks, toiletries and sherry.

Priced at £75 per night for single occupancy, or £90 per night for double occupancy.

Room 5 bed


Our full suite features a king size bed, a separate living room and en-suite shower room. Exposed wattle and daub walls, and views of Bramley's historic medieval church give our suite a unique character. Hot drinks, toiletries, and sherry included.

Priced at £95 per night for single occupancy, or £110 per night for double occupancy.

Flat beds

Flat No 1

Located opposite the pub in the centre of Bramley is our self contained flat. Our flat sleeps up to five people, in two twin rooms and one single. The flat has two bathrooms, a living room and a fully equipped open plan kitchen and dining area. Hot drinks, toiletries, and sherry included.

Priced from £110 to £200 per night based on occupancy. 

Contact Us

The Jolly is located in the village of Bramley, just south of Guildford in the surrey hills.

Opening times

Monday to Saturday

11.00am to 11.00pm


Noon to 11.00pm

Food service times

Monday to Saturday

12.00-2.30 pm & 6.00-9.30 pm 


12.00-3:00 pm & 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Name *


The Jolly Farmer

High Street,




01483 893355


The Team

  Steve Hardstone - Landlord .

Steve Hardstone - Landlord.

  Chris Hardstone - Landlord

Chris Hardstone - Landlord

   Charlie Hardstone (Left) - General Manager  .

Charlie Hardstone (Left) - General Manager.

  Helen - Housekeeping/Barmaid

Helen - Housekeeping/Barmaid

  Ray Bennett - In house butcher/carvery top gun    1939 - 2018 RIP.

Ray Bennett - In house butcher/carvery top gun

1939 - 2018 RIP.

  Head Chef - Grae Conyers

Head Chef - Grae Conyers

  Martin Goodall - Chef De Partie

Martin Goodall - Chef De Partie

  Jacek Koselski - Kitchen Porter

Jacek Koselski - Kitchen Porter