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Barros' Tropical Bistro

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37 David Place, St Helier JE2 4TD
+44 1534 619911
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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Pleasant little place with friendly, helpful service and ENORMOUS portions. The espetadas were delicious and, overall, our meal was very good value for money. Very conveniently located if you happen to be staying in the Best Western Royal Hotel.

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Thank CWW190763
Wicklow, Ireland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant, staff are very friendly and provide a warm welcome. Espetadas were wonderfully cooked and dripping with garlic butter. Generous helpings of salad, chips and rice - impossible to finish. I enjoyed it so much I went a second time on my short trip to Jersey!

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Thank John M
Croydon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, enormous portions. Very close by to Hampshire Hotel, no need to walk too far. Lovely Restaurant.

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Thank rosdunham
Funchal, Portugal
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant. Absolutely delicious Portuguese food, especially the "caldo verde" and the "espetada" with fried cubes of polenta, typical of Madeira Island. Thoroughly recommend Barros to anyone visiting St Helier.

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Thank Ana Paula F
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Thought we would venture out as our first night and wanted to keep the hotel restaurant as a fall back. Very impressed with the food and service. The chicken and salt cod 'stews' were very good and we would have been happy to have one between us as very generous portions. A great find on our first day.

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Thank OldClanEllmes
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Recommended to us by a friend and did not disappoint. Had the chicken, beef and lamb espetada which was a great choice. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank ColemanWood
Jersey, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A very cosy restaurant, great service and sumptuous food the best Espetado I have had scallops & prawns, served with a delicious salad, rice , French fried. Good wine list

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Thank Margaret R
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have been to Barros on numerous occasions as I visit Jersey frequently. I stay next door at the Royal and just pop across the road for dinner. For various reasons due to work commitments I have not been able to dine at Barros for a few months so when I got the chance to go with a work colleague... More 

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Thank Tigger299
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I visited the restaurant on a Saturday evening and started with king prawns two of the prawns had not been prepared properly and then one of prawns as I took the head off squirted blood out I mentioned this to the waitress who instead of apologising just said they a bought in like that pre prepared (hold on this is... More 

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Barros37, Manager at Barros' Tropical Bistro, responded to this review

I apologise that your evening was not to your liking. Your prawns, as was explained to you are pre-cooked crevettes however they are seasoned by our chefs obviously. I did not say that they were not prepared by us. They are sprinkled with a dash of olive oil, covered with garlic butter and a sprinkle of paprika and put under... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great quality food. And quantity to match. Recommend to anyone visiting jersey that wants to try Portuguese cuisine

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Thank ctfaria2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, Portuguese
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 David Place, St Helier JE2 4TD
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Jersey  >  St Helier
  • Phone Number: +44 1534 619911

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?