A Foodie Break in Jersey

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Some of the best things to partake in Jersey is the local cuisine

Jersey is renowned for its Jersey Royals and although these little oval gems are incredibly popular, there is much more to our island food culture.

Whether you are looking for a casual snack beside the beach or a Michelin star experience, Jersey has it covered. The freshest seafood, locally farmed produce and dairy from our famous Jersey cows provide an abundance of ingredients - all within 45 square miles.

Casual Seaside Dining

El Tico

Located in one of the island's most stunning positions, El Tico Beach Cantina is the place to enjoy great local food and a glass of wine whilst watching the sun sink into the Atlantic Ocean. Food is described as “food for friends”. It is real food that is big on flavour, freshness and quality. It's breakfast menu is a firm favourite among locals and visitors, serving up both traditional English breakfasts along with healthier options such as porridge and fruit bowls, the perfect way to start the day.

Fresh, simple, loving food is served aplenty at The Good Egg Beach Café This café is located by the sea on Havre des Pas promenade and is a great location to enjoy award winning beach breakfast and pancakes as well as man Vegetarian and Vegan options along with a menu for the little ones.

Cleverly situated at the top of the large staircase down to Plemont Bay, you will find the The Plemont Bay Beach Café this friendly family run business is very popular with both locals and visitors, alike. The café prides itself on using genuine Jersey produce whenever possible serving up sumptuous breakfasts, lunches, light bites or just a refreshment, The views are stunning, the staff are friendly and the food is more than you would expect from a beach café!    

Michelin Starred & Fine Dining

Fine Dining

Bohemia Bar and Restaurant is located in The Club Hotel and Spa in St Helier and is considered by many critics either side of the Channel as a culinary must whilst in Jersey. One Michelin star and 5 AA Rosettes should not intimidate anyone. Bohemia offers a pleasantly relaxed, contemporary and sleek atmosphere. Diners can enjoy anything from a Set Lunch to a Surprise Dinner Menu, all the while experiencing food cooked to award-winning perfection. Bohemia has been described by The Daily Mail as 'One of the gastronomic experiences of your life' along with being listed as one of the top 1000 restaurants in the world in 2023 and making The Sunday Times Top 10 Restaurants!

Ocean Restaurant is located in The Atlantic Hotel in St Brelades. Executive head chef Will Holland and his team have been awarded 4 AA Rosettes positioning Ocean restaurant among the best eateries in the British Isles. Choose from the daily table d'hôte menu, seasonal a la carte menu or the perfectly balanced tasting menu whic can be paired with selected wines.

If you find yourself in St. Helier pop into the casual yet sophisticated Samphire Restaurant. This 3 AA Rosette restaurant is well-known for its simple yet delightful food, using the finest locally ingredients, served in a relaxed and comfortable setting. You can also enjoy superb cocktails in the roof garden or why not arrive early and enjoy a breakfast or delightful brunch.

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

Is there anything better than a classic afternoon tea, with Jersey being a world famous producer of award winning dairy items, you are assured that only the best cream will top your scones, the question is should the cream or the jam go first?

Chateau La Chaire Hotel offers guests a tempting opportunity to have one of Jersey’s optimum afternoon teas in one of the most picturesque settings in the Channel Islands. Concealed amongst the trees of Rozel, you’ll find an exquisitely preserved Victorian manor. Generously designed and professionally staffed, you couldn’t ask for a more beautiful place to appreciate your 3 tiered stand of sandwiches and cakes.

St Aubin’s Harbour might be one of Jersey’s most picturesque spots so if you are passing why not visit The Somerville Hotel. This hotel sits proud above this 16th century harbour, boasting views over the attractive fishing village below and the expansive St. Aubin’s Bay. Enjoy your indulgent afternoon tea and share the experience of this traditional English ritual.

Should you not want the full afternoon tea experience, a pot of tea and a scone is a delightful afternoon snack, pay a visit to some local tearooms such as Poplars Tea Room or Ransoms Tea Room for that perfect afternoon snack whilst you are out and about.


Local's Favourites

Off the Rails

When you want something a bit special, look no further than The Bass & Lobster You go to this restaurant for two things; local food and excellent service. With its namesake dishes constantly on the menu, you’ll have your seafood needs satisfied whilst enjoying being located along a beautiful stretch of Gorey coastline.

This is where hungry people go to eat, The Hungry Man it may appear humble with its small shack, serving window and plastic tables & chairs, but looks can be deceiving. This popular island institution overlooks the tranquil Rozel Harbour and serves simple sandwiches, burgers, rolls and cakes extremely well. If you really want a challenge, look out for the Double-Decker Health Wrecker burger and the Hot Chocolate mountain.

A tasty little secret is waiting for you on the old Railway Walk in St. Brelade. What might just look like a typical café shack next to a children’s park actually offers up some of the best pizza available in Jersey. There are several places in the Island where you can source pizza, but for the simplicity, quality and quirkiness you cannot beat this friendly little haven that is Off the Rails If you do not fancy pizza, you can also indulge in some carefully selected Tapa's, mouth-watering home-made desserts or visit on a Sunday and fill your boots with a Roast.


All that is left is for you to get back home and tell your friends about the wonderful time you spent with your family in beautiful Jersey!