Jersey

The little island of Jersey, is for now the place I call home. I’ve found some wonderful charms of island life – from the beautiful beaches, the green lanes and the honesty boxes to the abundance of good restaurants. Here I’ll share (with you) my favourites and keep on adding (more) as I go along.

This is a great video entitled ‘Little Jersey’ by Max Burnett that gives you some idea of what Jersey has to offer.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ7ECRrB5zs

Things to do

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Plemont beach
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Kayaking with Absolute Jersey
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Central market
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Sunset surfers at St Ouens
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Portelet Bay
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Beauport Bay
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Sark

Breakfast spots

  • Firefly Café at Durrell Wildlife park
  • Hungry Lion for an epic bacon butty or a magic hot chocolate
  • Café Jac (our absolute best) – everything on the menu is delicious!
  • La Belle Gourmande for gourmet delicacies – try their poached eggs, avo on toast with harissa paste

High tea

One of my favourite things in life is high tea and Jersey has more than a few places to visit for an afternoon with the ladies

Other tea spots

  • Coco Rico my favourite cafe in Jersey for any time of the day
  • Bruno’s bakery for patisseries and freshly baked goods
  • Howard Davis park rose garden tearoom
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Macaron course at Coco Rico

Lunch spots

  • Faulkner fisheries an absolute must for fresh seafood barbecued (braaied) while you wait open daily 12 – 3pm weather dependent
  • Relish for beautifully presented charcuterie boards
  • Apples and Pears for delicious, healthy, wholesome food
  • The Boat House for sophisticated pub lunch with a view
  • Feast somewhere I always take visitors
  • Longueville manor (for lunch or dinner but I’ve done the 4 course lunch menu)
  • Seafish café for fresh fish and chips or their daily specials
  • Salty Dog for stylish, delicious meals – if the weather is good try get a table outside
  • Oyster Box for fresh seafood dishes served on the terrace overlooking St Brelades beach
  • El Tico for great value and wholesome food overlooking St Ouens beach – the perfect spot for sundowners. I love the butternut salad and the ribs are always a good choice.
  • Le Braye just along from El Tico for consistently good meals and great atmosphere
  • Moo my almost daily fix of healthy nutrition on the go
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Chacuterie board at Relish
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BBQ at Faulkner Fisheries
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Longueville Manor

Dinner spots

From casual to more formal, Jersey has an abundance of places to eat and I am slowly working my way through the list…

  • Seven Angels for a cosy, intimate setting and the best beef wellington ever
  • Banjos another place I always take visitors
  • Sumas for seaside chic
  • The Grill for the best steak
  • Little Thai (or Dicq shack on the beach if the weather is good)
  • Portelet Bay Café for seaside, wood-fired pizzas – this is new and has made its way to the top of our list because of the atmosphere, view and delicious food on offer. An absolute must.
  • Caffe Ristorante Italia our local for delicious, authentic Italian
  • Jaipur for delicious Indian
  • Danny’s for your favorites with an Australian twist
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Pizza with a view at Portelet Bay Cafe

Drinks spots

For more information visit

  • Visit Jersey to plan your holiday or get the latest guides, accommodation and find out what’s on
  • Condor for getting to and from the island via ferry plus day trips to St Malo
  • Jersey airport for information about getting on or off the island and airlines

Photos recently captured by Phil – Island life

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Photos by Philip Higgins

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Linda Hatting says:

    What a lovely collection of useful info on this picturesque little island.
    Thank you!

    Like

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