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Jersey

Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands, nestled between England and France in the English Channel. It boasts a rich history reflected in its Norman-style buildings, ancient castles, and war tunnels from its occupation during World War II.

The island attracts visitors with its stunning landscapes, including rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, and lush countryside, along with its unique blend of British and French cultural influences.

Places to visit

Day plans

Spend a day exploring around

day 1

Exploring Jersey's Nature

morning:Start your day with a peaceful stroll along the picturesque Corbiere Lighthouse. Take in the breathtaking views of the coast and the Atlantic Ocean. If you're feeling peckish, grab a delicious breakfast at Le Hocq Inn.

afternoon:Head to the stunning St. Brelade's Bay for some sun, sea, and relaxation. Don't miss the opportunity to indulge in some mouthwatering seafood at The Crab Shack overlooking the bay.

evening:For a wonderful evening, visit St. Helier's Liberation Square which is vibrant with restaurants, bars, and live entertainment. Try Oyster Box for some fantastic cocktails and live music.

day 2

Historical and Cultural Delights

morning:Embark on a historic journey with a morning visit to Mont Orgueil Castle, an iconic symbol of Jersey's past. Don't forget to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at the Castle Green Café.

afternoon:Explore the fascinating Jersey Museum and Art Gallery which offers a deep insight into the island’s rich history and culture. You can also savor a delightful lunch at the museum's on-site restaurant, The Wreckless.

evening:For a memorable night out, venture to La Fregate in St. Aubin to experience the island’s local vibe, enjoy live music and revel in its vibrant atmosphere.

day 3

Beach Bliss and Gastronomic Wonders

morning:Start your day with a leisurely stroll along the scenic St. Ouen's Bay, one of the island's most stunning beaches. Stop by El Tico Beach Cantina for a delectable beachside breakfast experience.

afternoon:Take part in thrilling water sports or simply relax and unwind on the beach. For an exceptional seafood lunch, dine at the iconic Kismet Cabana overlooking the ocean.

evening:Indulge in a fine dining experience at the sumptuous Ormer Restaurant in St. Helier. The exquisite cuisine and elegant ambiance will make it a night to remember.

day 4

Rural Escapade and Authentic Cuisine

morning:Explore the tranquil and picturesque landscapes of St. Ouen, complemented by a visit to the Pallot Steam, Motor & General Museum. Treat yourself to a delightful brunch at the picturesque Sanctuary Café.

afternoon:Discover the iconic Jersey War Tunnels, a remarkable historical site. Savor a delicious lunch at their charming on-site café, Cosy Café, offering a wide range of culinary delights.

evening:For an authentic and hearty dinner, visit the Greenhills Country Hotel Restaurant in St. Peter. Enjoy a cozy and warm atmosphere along with delightful traditional Jersey dishes.

Jersey Famous Food

Must-Try local dishes

Jersey Royal Potatoes

These flavorful new potatoes are typically boiled and enjoyed with a knob of local butter, making them a must-try delicacy. They are available in various local eateries and can be savored at the Victoria Pier in St. Helier.

Must-Try!

Jersey Crab

The island is renowned for its superb crab, often prepared simply to let the natural sweetness shine. Visit seafood restaurants like The Crab Shack or street food stalls for exceptional crab dishes.

Bean Crock

This hearty bean stew highlights the island's rustic fare. For an authentic taste, visit traditional pubs and village eateries like the Old Court House Inn in St Aubin.

Food Markets & Street Food

A food market and street food guide

St. Helier Central Market

This vibrant market offers a plethora of fresh produce, local seafood, and artisanal goods. Grab a traditional Jersey ice cream or explore stalls selling freshly baked goods and street food delights.

Genuine Jersey Markets

These markets, held at various locations, showcase the best of local produce and crafts. Indulge in freshly grilled seafood, artisanal cheeses, and homemade treats from the street food vendors.

Dietary Restrictions

Navigating dietary restrictions locally

Vegetarian Options

Vegetarian-friendly choices abound in Jersey, with many eateries offering creative meat-free dishes featuring local produce.

Vegetarian

Vegan Options

While not as prevalent as vegetarian options, vegan-friendly dishes can be found in progressive cafes and restaurants, with a growing awareness of plant-based cuisine.

Vegan

Gluten-Free Options

Several establishments in Jersey are attuned to the needs of gluten-intolerant diners, providing gluten-free alternatives and accommodating special requests.

Gluten-Free

Restaurants & Cafés

Best places to eat and drink in Jersey

Sumas Restaurant

Nestled in St. Helier, this restaurant offers an innovative menu featuring local ingredients. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available, ensuring diverse choices for all patrons.

El Tico Beach Cantina

Enjoy stunning beach views while relishing eclectic dishes that cater to various dietary requirements, including vegetarian and vegan preferences.

The Hungry Man

This iconic beach kiosk in St. Ouen's Bay is renowned for its delectable seafood and vegetarian burgers. It's a great spot to savor casual bites right by the sea.

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