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La Capannina

Certificate of Excellence
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65-67 Halkett Place, St Helier
+44 1534 734602
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had been looking forward to dinner at this restaurant with two friends, the reservation had been made some time ago and it was to be a special pre-Christmas get together. The greeting on arrival was very unwelcoming and I was shown to the table while I awaited the arrival of my 2 friends. They arrived soon after and pre-dinner drinks... More 

2 Thank Raizzor
Jersey, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Always a favourite of mine. I love visiting this restaurant because of the fantastic level of service and the really well prepared food. If you like good Italian cooking, and you like to explore a cellar of genuine Italian wines, this is a place I would highly recommend. The welcome is warmhearted, the service is fantastic and the food is... More 

Thank HBJ123
Jersey, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Honestly this place offers some of the best and most reliable food in Jersey. Ignore every other post as mine is the one that matters !!! The food is great the staff are fantastic, this is the perfect location for a special occasion, yes the atmosphere is slightly lacking but it is a an old fashioned Italian not a nightclub,... More 

1 Thank JonathanFromJersey
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

All pomp..no cucumstance..a great show.. but all smoke and mirrors.. Very cleverly done..when the owner sits in bar watching sky sports..well those who know..know. People swept along with the gusto of it all Daft prices for intemperate food. If you want theatre go..if you want good food ..don't.

Thank Christopher J
St Helier, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I consider myself fortunate to have eaten in some of the worlds best restaurants, however my favourite would have to be La Capannina. My favourite dish is the beef carpaccio- which is well worth a try, and I personally consider the owner-Tino to be the last of the great restauranteurs. Fine visiting Jersey this restaurant is a must!

Thank CityTraveler009
Hamble, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Beautifully prepared and cooked food, fantastic menu. Extensive wine list and first class professional staff Not cheap but Superb!

Thank Oysterquay
London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stumbled upon this restaurant on first day in Jersey and decided to have lunch there. Food rather average and service a bit over the top. Expensive compared to other similar eateries discovered later during my visit to the island.

Thank Frank M
London, United Kingdom
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356 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Set in the middle of the island's town centre, this is an old institution, well known and liked Italian restaurant, serves traditional food in a traditional setting, good service and attentive maitre d', come here for a traditional experience.

Thank Wilton L
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A constant timeless quality that cannot be equaled. This is a unique Jersey restaurant offering only the best in fresh food. And as for the service, well this is just perfection. We (the family) have being frequenting this restaurant since I was in short pants (50 years now!) I cannot recommend it enough.

1 Thank Jeremy H
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Visited with our friends who are Jersey-based. We love Italian food and we're delighted with the old-school welcome at La Capannina taking Prosecco and Bellini's as aperitifs with olives and crudités whilst we awaited our table (we arrived early). The menu is extensive ticking all the boxes for Italian dishes and my tagliatelle starter was perfectly al dente, served on... More 

Thank Mike O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 198
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-67 Halkett Place, St Helier
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Jersey  >  St Helier
  • Phone Number: +44 1534 734602

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