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The Bar & Canteen

The Waterfront, Rue de L'Etau, St Helier
+44 1534 789431
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Waterfront, Rue de L'Etau, St Helier
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have eaten here twice both times excellent. Great menu, good quality food, great service. Recommend.

Thank janemicht
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here after having a drink in the afternoon really nice place with a upstairs patio.WE all had cod and chips very tasty and good service from a very pleasant young girl.Sweets were also good and all good value nice place to eat .

Thank BaggiePhil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family had arrived from Uk so I had booked for just a cheapish lunch. 8 people Booked to sit out on the terrace, was squeezed into a corner as a christening was being celebrated. The service was good, choices apart from the summer seafood selection-1...More

1  Thank JC1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this bar wandering around the promenade front and it has a lovely rooftop terrace,ended up sitting out in the sun for a few hours and had we found this earlier in the trip we wouldve spent more time here.Overlooking the seafront its a gorgeous...More

Thank Jamie D
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We were taken to this restaurant by a friend, who knew it well. The choice & quality of the food was very good. My wife is gluten-free, & although the menu didn't show many GF options, our waiter was really helpful in checking with the...More

Thank RuralDave
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I recently had lunch here and it was spot on. We both had club sandwiches with sweet potato fries and salad, but the menu is varied and caters for everyone. The portions were generous and the food was well made and tasty. The staff are...More

1  Thank Francophile1789
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The service was good, staff friendly, the ambience of the building worked, with just the right level of informality and plenty of space to give it an airy feel, there was a wide range of choice on the menu(s) and the food was spot-on and...More

2  Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Had a lovely meal. Food was delicious and service was good. Good atmosphere too. Menus are good with something for everyone. Would definitely recommend a visit

2  Thank Jude H
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This place is not sophisticated and doesn't pretend to be. However, the food is good, portions are generous and it is really good value. We stopped here once for a drink and a sharing platter for lunch and then again during the evening. Both times...More

3  Thank jivebanana
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Visited here for dinner with my parents who are regulars here (but may not be any longer). Started out fine with prompt and polite service, but it slid downhill faster than a sumo wrestler on a ski slope. We waited an hour for the starter,...More

Thank eJos12345
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Waterfront, Rue de L'Etau, St Helier
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Jersey  >  St Helier
  • Phone Number: +44 1534 789431
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Tel: 00 44 1534 789431
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