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The Bar & Canteen

The Waterfront, Rue de L'Etau, St Helier
+44 1534 789431
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (13 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Waterfront, Rue de L'Etau, St Helier
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and good service, no real complaint however their was no atmosphere we were the only people there

Thank Fletcher9002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a good 3 hours here this afternoon killing time before heading to the airport. I called in around 2 ish and it was practically empty. I ordered the steak, mushroom and onion ciabatta with fries and salad - winner! It was delicious. The...More

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here recently and were so impressed with our first meal that we had to go back. the first night three of us had the burgers which were lovely, my wife had the chilli which was so well presented and my wife said the...More

Thank Jay0502
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Myself and two friends went to the bar for dinner The chairs were strangely high and not that comfortable The menu has been trimmed down but still has a good selection The piri piri Chicken I asked for garlic and did not taste of garlic...More

Thank erlusby1
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This is about the 10th time we have visited bar and canteen we receive excellent service and there is one outstanding member of staff who goes above and beyond marius a credit to the company we must not forget manager dan too excellent customer service...More

1  Thank westlife98
Reviewed 5 February 2018

As we were dining later that evening, we only wanted a light bite and chose a couple of sandwiches. I opted for the bacon, brie and red currant ciabata and boy was I impressed, it tasted absolutely fantastic. Even had a couple of Hendricks Gin...More

1  Thank RGJ001
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Went in just after lunch time for a drink. All outside furniture stacked in the entrance. No instructions on table service or need to get up to order, not like the staff was rushing off their feet. One sitting with her friends in the corner,...More

1  Thank gyorgyd623
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Thought we would give this a try as it's opposite the cinema where we were heading. Now I'm a bit of a food snob, I actually find with frustration that I can cook better than most plates of food I receive! Ordered the plenty for...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We visited here on Sunday and enjoyed the £20 tapas lunch. This includes four tapas options and two drinks. The food was good and the prices was excellent. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank ktb123Southampton
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with a group of ladies for a book club. 6 out of 8 of us were eating. Food was mixed, salmon and plenty for £20 options were lovely but the chilli and Piri piri chicken weren’t so enjoyed. It is noisy, the acoustics aren’t...More

Thank Meggadegs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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