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The Captains

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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La Fosse, St Martins Guernsey, St Martins GY4 6EF
+44 1481 238990
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00:00 - 18:00
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Sun 00:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stayed here for the night, dinner was excellent, breakfast equally so, rooms very pleasant, and the atmosphere first class. Would have no hesitation in recommending this delightful place,

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Thank Valerie W
Guernsey, null, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very popular hotel with locals and tourists alike. Well advised to book, especially for Sunday lunch. Excellent, home-cooked food at a reasonable price. An old-fashioned pub in a good sense with beautiful, scenic walks nearby. Thoroughly recommended. Have heard many other excellent reviews, especially from locals.

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Thank Nigel S
Guernsey
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We always have a pleasant evening at The Captains - there is a good choice of food (and wine), the service is good and the atmosphere is always comfortable.

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Thank ThGuernsey
St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I recently had dinner here with several friends. The home made chicken and leek pie was excellent, possibly the best one I have ever had. Nice wine, excellent service from the landlady herself, great atmosphere ! What's not too like ! A really enjoyable evening.

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Thank pebbles82015
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

It's a pub, but, as pub food goes this was very good. My wife had a beautifully cooked local plaice, while I went for a grilled sirloin. The steak was medium rare, as requested, one the large side, tasty and tender. The accompanying chips were crisp and the local beer was excellent. All for a bit over £20 a head... More 

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Thank Roger D
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I came here by myself for Sunday lunch Very welcoming great atmosphere Ordered Sunday lunch Delicious best meal I have had in ages guernsey has so many stuck up restaurants with a la carte type food It was a real pleasure to have a experience of traditional English food with no nonsense. If you like nice no nonsense food I... More 

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Homestead, Florida
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

At first I was worried about my room at The Captain..they are Rooms above a pub..but my room and the other rooms that I saw was awesome. The staff was great. Breakfast was fast and delicious. Overall..an great experience. The food at the pub was great as well. Raymond the bartender was very helpful and kept my drinks full! Thanks... More 

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York, UK
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269 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Country pub, no sea views. Generous portions from friendly and helpful staff. Obviously popular with locals who outnumbered tourists.

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Thank flipper2
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Our meals were delicious, portion sizes good and service good too. What really spoiled it was the unpleasant loudness and swearing (lots of 'f' words) by customers at two different other tables. The bar staff could not have failed to hear it but made no effort to deal with it. It was busy so we could not move to another... More 

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Thank JenWren999
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great food lovely staff had an amazing night here. One of our favourite places to go . Very local pub but very friendly it is a must to try the seafood gratin .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 37
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 18:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Fosse, St Martins Guernsey, St Martins GY4 6EF
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Guernsey  >  St Martins
  • Phone Number: +44 1481 238990
Description
The Captains is best described as an Inn with rooms, all 9 en suite bedrooms have been recently re-carpeted and are equipped with tv, tea and coffee facilities and complimentary toiletries.
The bar attracts locals and visitors alike and you are guaranteed lively banter around the bar area.
Whilst the bistro and bar area serves traditional bar meals, the Captains has gained a reputation in recent years for their Seafood dishes and the freshest of local fish. Reservations are not always necessary but to avoid disappointment it is suggested at the weekends and the busy summer months.

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