Jersey prides itself on the quality and variety of its locally produced food and drink - from freshly caught seafood, to succulent meat and specially brewed ales and ciders. Whether you want to dine in style, enjoy a cosy pub atmosphere, laid-back beach sundowners, al fresco dining, or a snack on the go, there are plenty of places to tuck in and tantalise your tastebuds.
Finding great places to eat is one of the highlights of any holiday, Jersey has a fabulous array for all budgets and appetites. Whether you wish to celebrate a special occasion or simply treat yourself, you'll find a variety of excellent Michelin-starred or AA rosette awarded restaurants.
If you're weary after hours of sightseeing or walking, visit a tearoom for the perfect pick me up. Indulge with freshly made crab sandwiches and homemade cakes or scones laden with local jam and cream.
Country and coastal pubs feature a variety of cuisines and offer great value for money. What could be better than enjoying a feast of seafood or tasty local produce while the sun sets over the sea, washed down with a glass of wine.
There are so many specialities to try including Jersey Royal potatoes and Jersey black butter (a unique autumnal concoction of harvested apples, sugar, spices, liquorice and lemons). During your stay, visit La Mare Wine Estate where excellent wine, cider and even vodka is produced!
Jersey food and drink is celebrated as much as possible. Throughout the year there are a variety of festivals and events dedicated to culinary delights, including Tennerfest which runs for six weeks (October early November) when restaurants offer special menus from just £10 and La Fais'sie d'Cidre (Cider Festival) in October.
Jersey Crab Shack
From their first restaurant in St. Brelade overlooking the bay, to Gorey with the Castle vista and now St. Helier, in a restored historic market hotel, the team strive to bring you everything that's best about Jersey. With a wide choice of fish, meat, vegetarian and vegan dishes, they also cater to those with food allergies and intolerance.
Nestled in the heart of Jersey's most popular bay of St Brelade - voted one of the Best Beaches in the British Isles by The Good Beach Guide - Oyster Box offers chic-casual dining in a stylish, elegant environment at the edge of the sea. We offer the finest local seafood, fresh fish and meat and provide an eclectic menu to suit every taste including vegetarians and those with other dietary requirements.
Mark Jordan at the Beach
Mark Jordan at the Beach, a sister restaurant to Ocean Restaurant at The Atlantic Hotel, offers relaxed beachside dining in a superb location. With unrivalled views of the bay, diners enjoy top quality produce cooked simply and served in a relaxed, casual setting. Mark Jordan at the Beach proudly boasts a Michelin Bib Gourmand for good food and good value for money as well as two AA Rosettes and and an entry in the Tatler Restaurant Guide 2014.
The Old Court House
Located in the heart of St Aubin’s overlooking the pretty harbour, the Old Court House Pub, Restaurant & Rooms is all about timeless old world charm combined with modern features to provide a fantastic “boutique style” place to eat, drink and stay./p>
The Boat House
Al fresco dining on the terrace is a favourite with locals and visitors alike. Enjoy menu classics such as traditional fish and chips or tasty homemade burgers with a glass of wine or beer whilst taking in views of the picturesque harbour. In the large Main Deck bar downstairs you'll find major sports events on big screens and an extensive range of beers, wines and spirits. Or if you're feeling sassy why not try one of the hand-crafted cocktails?
El Tico Beach Cantina
Tico’s, as it is affectionately known, is a melting pot of food styles and influences from around the world. The food offerings are BIG on flavour, freshness & variety with Genuine Jersey produce in abundance. It gets very busy, but if you are prepared to wait for a table you won’t be disappointed.
Jersey Food Tours
Hunt out some of the best food and wine Jersey has to offer in this culinary walking tour. Taking you through coastal paths of the island famed for its fresh seafood and incredible dairy treats. Sample food from field to fork, sea to platter! This food tour offers you the unique opportunity to try delicious food whilst exploring the stunning views Jersey has to offer.
Off the Rails
Brunch and lunches by day and sourdough pizzas and tapas kitchen by night! Tucked away on the old railway line, it offers a peaceful location for walkers and makes for a popular location with locals. Fully licenced with a new wine list, cocktails, beers and gin making it a little gem to visit in the evening.
More than just the food, drink and music. It’s considered an experience. Undergoing a full renovation, it has re-opened with a contemporary, atmospheric and stylish interior. Smoke, their new relaxed dining experience serves up Asian soul food and quality cuts of meat cooked over hot embers on a special Robata Charcoal Grill. As one of Jersey’s iconic live music venues, leave your inhibitions at the door and let your hair down!
Serving up seasonal soulful food with a load of local goodness, all tastes and dietary requirements are welcomed. Open throughout Open throughout the winter in the busy harbour of St. Aubin and through the summer in an idyllic location overlooking the beautiful St. Brelade’s Bay.
A newly built contemporary pub located inside the Elizabeth Terminal in St Helier. Combining the comfort of a pub or coffee house with the liveliness of a bar or restaurant, all whilst having that ‘local favourite’ feel. The Shipyard is the perfect place to visit for a lazy brunch, Sunday lunch or even a Friday night out.