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Library Carvery

$$ - $$$
British, Pub
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Pollet Street, St Peter Port GY1 1WH
+44 1481 724452
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Showing 27: English reviews
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The chef really made us welcome and took time to talk about the food and preparation with us. The pork and sea bass was cooked superbly and the chef was happy to go into detail about the incredients he uses. Staff were friendly and the food was very reasonably priced with a good variety. I would recommend this venue if... More 

Thank davidrpowell
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We have previously eaten in the Conservatory restaurant in the main part of the hotel a few years ago & it was very good. This time we found ourselves in central St. Peter Port & ate in the Library Bar & Carvery a couple of lunchtimes & again, the food was spot on, reasonably priced for Guernsey & a notch... More 

Thank SeenIt9
Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
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237 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

What a coincidence the last review is on the same lines as my review!!! My visit was completely marred by extremely unacceptable staff behaviour. The food & wine were barely acceptable but, by far, not one of the better lunches I have ever had. I don't intend to expose the problems on this site for obvious reasons but readers will... More 

Thank Rod B
barton le clay
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Visited for drinks on a family weekend away, had to endure the rudest barman in the whole world (well certainly in the whole of Guernsey). Do yourself a favour do not i repeat do not ask for the wifi code, you will be greeted by a groan a moan and then he will say it at around 100mph then if... More 

2 Thank smitgraeme
Mold, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Had Sunday roast carvery here after being recommended by a local. As carverys go it was fine - £10. The meats were beef and pork. Beef was medium rare and both were good quality cuts, cooked well.. Meat portion was generous. Crackling had dried out and was not great. As much veg as you wanted but as they hang about,... More 

Thank Largesarge1961
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

We have eaten here many times while in Guernsey and it never disappoints. We love fish and there is always a good selection, locally caught and simply cooked. Served with stir fry veg or a salad. There used to be a help yourself carvery but this has been discontinued (for the summer?) but there was a roast available. Plenty of... More 

Thank Yachties
Greater London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

After wandering around on a Sunday in St Peter Port and realising there are no shops open, we decided to find somewhere to sit and have a bite to eat. The Library Carvery seems hidden away but we found it and went on in. The interior is dated and after ordering drinks we sat down. The menu was the usual... More 

1 Thank Jon H
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

In the taxi in from the airport we asked the taxi driver for eating recommendations. We wanted good value eatable food - not looking for posher "fne dining". He pointed us at the Library Bar -- and it was worth going there.

1 Thank catisfield
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

Fantastic food. No wonder tables are at a premium. Lovely friendly staff, great service totally yummy food and generous portions.

Thank teddysahoy
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

The Tennerfest menu was great value. The carvery was particularly good. The portions were huge. The staff were very pleasant and helpful.

Thank Gillian B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$26
British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pollet Street, St Peter Port GY1 1WH
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Guernsey  >  St Peter Port
  • Phone Number: +44 1481 724452

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