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Barros' Tropical Bistro

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37 David Place, St Helier JE2 4TD
+44 1534 619911
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought we would venture out as our first night and wanted to keep the hotel restaurant as a fall back. Very impressed with the food and service. The chicken and salt cod 'stews' were very good and we would have been happy to have one between us as very generous portions. A great find on our first day.

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Thank OldClanEllmes
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to us by a friend and did not disappoint. Had the chicken, beef and lamb espetada which was a great choice. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank ColemanWood
Jersey, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A very cosy restaurant, great service and sumptuous food the best Espetado I have had scallops & prawns, served with a delicious salad, rice , French fried. Good wine list

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Thank Margaret R
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have been to Barros on numerous occasions as I visit Jersey frequently. I stay next door at the Royal and just pop across the road for dinner. For various reasons due to work commitments I have not been able to dine at Barros for a few months so when I got the chance to go with a work colleague... More 

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Thank Tigger299
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I visited the restaurant on a Saturday evening and started with king prawns two of the prawns had not been prepared properly and then one of prawns as I took the head off squirted blood out I mentioned this to the waitress who instead of apologising just said they a bought in like that pre prepared (hold on this is... More 

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Barros37, Manager at Barros' Tropical Bistro, responded to this review

I apologise that your evening was not to your liking. Your prawns, as was explained to you are pre-cooked crevettes however they are seasoned by our chefs obviously. I did not say that they were not prepared by us. They are sprinkled with a dash of olive oil, covered with garlic butter and a sprinkle of paprika and put under... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great quality food. And quantity to match. Recommend to anyone visiting jersey that wants to try Portuguese cuisine

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Thank ctfaria2
Workington, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We ate here when Tennerfest was on and I've got to say what a fantastic meal we had. The restaurant had a lovely warm and welcoming atmosphere, the food was excellent and the Portuguese house wine was really good. It looked good value for money anyway, but with Tennerfest it was even better!

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Thank HazelH72
St Clement, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Great food at such a cheap price. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to have great food good service and at an incredible price

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Thank IanCardwell262
Horsham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We were able to book at this very popular restaurant at short notice and found it very busy and lively. Orders were taken quickly and efficiently by a friendly waitress and drinks appeared promptly. Starters of baked mushrooms and prawns were hot and tasty, followed by quite excellent kebabs, served hanging from their stand and accompanied by copious quantities of... More 

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Thank Mark S
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Espetadas are out of this world and the portions are large. I had a mixture of pork and beef and it was really good, all draped in garlic butter. The restaurant offered a 'tennerfest' meal at £12.50 for two courses when we visited. It was excellent value for money.

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Thank Doug H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Portuguese
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 David Place, St Helier JE2 4TD
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Jersey  >  St Helier
  • Phone Number: +44 1534 619911

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