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Doran's Courtyard Bistro

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Kensington Place, St Helier
+44 1534 734866
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food was good but the Maitre d was even better! His gift of the gab is priceless.Prices are reasonable the restaurant has a nice character.

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Thank mark d
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't thank all the guys enough for giving us a great send off before we head away for our wedding. Best restaurant on the island!

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Thank Graham H
Redhill, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here Wednesday for the Mrs' birthday with 2 friends from the island.... brilliant night...BEN ... YOU SIR ARE A LEG END.....we will be back later in the year... very highly recommended,,, steaks to die for

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Thank redhillblues
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at the Revere Hotel, so this is one of their restaurants. This is a great little Bistro with lots of atmosphere due to the stone floors and oak beams. Two great Irish waiters who were friendly made the evening feel very relaxed. The food was very good and beautifully presented. A slight mix up on or bill.... More 

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Thank Nigel W
Swindon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maitre d fantastic character. Waiting staff very good food excellent. A quiet little restaurant near the centre of Jersey and well worth a visit. Prices very reasonable too.

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Thank Mark H
Jersey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a meal on tuesday night as all the reviews were good and excellent- what a big mistake ! Ordered starters and mains , table next to us ordered just mains , as we work in hospitality we notice things like that . After about 15 - 20 min we got our starters , finished them and after... More 

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Thank ilzukins
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this restaurant on the basis of the reviews it has received and were not disappointed. Great atmosphere helped by the friendly staff. The food is top class and tastes as good as it looks. We were lucky and got a table without having booked, but next time Wil book to make sure as it seems very popular. Will be... More 

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Thank app2681
Yorkshire
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great food served by 2 very friendly Irish waiters with some good banter!! Pleasant and next door to hotel - booking advisable.

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Thank YorkshireDonnybelle
Whitby, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Excellent food choice and afforadabne menu as well as fine dining. Head waiter kept veeryone amused with irish wit & charm

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Thank Karen F
Bristol, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Another visit to Doran's and it was as exceptional as ever. The food is absolutely fabulous and beautifully presented, and the banter from the waiters had us thoroughly entertained. Can't wait to go back next time we are in Jersey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$23
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kensington Place, St Helier
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Jersey  >  St Helier
  • Phone Number: +44 1534 734866
Description
With solid oak beams and granite walls coupledwith a relaxed but efficient service this is theplace for a romantic night or getting togetherwith family and friends.Our head chef Kris is waiting to take your tastebuds on a journey, with such temptations as our homemade and famous “Potted Bread” which is a must! A differentflavour every day straight from the oven and servedpiping hot to your table. There is a choice of 14 startersincluding Smoked beef carpaccio with scallops, and Halloumicheese.Main courses including steak from Harmony Farm inIreland and some British classics such as Calves Liver,Crispy Pork Belly, Fresh Sea Food Dishes, Sizzlers and achoice of Vegetarian Dishes. We cater forgroups and parties of up to 60 guests with entertainmenton request. Doran’s is not just a restaurant but an experience

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