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The Bar & Canteen

The Waterfront, Rue de L'Etau, St Helier
+44 1534 789431
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (13 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Waterfront, Rue de L'Etau, St Helier
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Reviewed 7 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 24 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 24 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
Reviewed 22 October 2017

A very popular restaurant with locals and visitors. It seems to be always busy, but I am not surprised, because it has a wonderful atmosphere. We went here for my birthday dinner with my husband and my little son. I found the staff so nice...More

Thank Неджибе М
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Although we were warned when we booked that they had a very large function upstairs which would delay the service we went ahead anyway and were not disappointed. The staff(all foreign) could not have been more helpful and the food was superb . We ordered...More

Thank Beverly O
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly place,not fancy,just good wholesome grub at very reasonable prices.worth a trip and close to the cinema.

Thank David P
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Liked the look of the place so decided to try it for our evening meal. We weren't disappointed. We chose the plenty for £20 for 2 people.It didn't look enough for two people but we struggled to eat it all and you got a choice...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We were in a hurry to catch the ferry and were going to go to KFC... They were shifting for a staff party! Went to Pizza Hut who were also shut for the same party! So came across this place by chance.. Staff were warm...More

Thank SiloamCornwall
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Came here a couple of times and each had reasonable service with good food and good portions at a good price. Basically good! Nothing much to say really, certainly will be back. Niggles - the place was very hot on a couple of the occasions...More

Thank WorldIsLobster
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We ate here on a Monday night and our two children had their meals free, much appreciated. Nice choice of food but not spectacular. We visited two years ago and thought the food was better then. Good service and a good price.

Thank noplanb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$23
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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
Tel: 00 44 1534 789431
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