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The Bar & Canteen

The Waterfront Centre, St. Helier, JE2 3WF +44 1539555212

((((* European
Main course: £11
Food spend: £20
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 11:00 - 23:00

Wonderful staff great food and excellent service and value.

Paula Andrew 08 October 2016
from Saint John

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Right on the waterfront, The Bar & Canteen in Jersey is a sleek glass-fronted eatery boasting one of St Helier’s largest terraces, perfect to enjoy its British food in al fresco style. Laid-back and contemporary inside and out, The Bar & Canteen boasts fresh local seafood, exotic cocktails and fine world wines.

The seasonal Bar & Canteen menu may include squid and tempura king prawns, fillet of salmon on crab linguine, or feta, butternut squash and potato gnocchi. Slow cooked lamb shank and chargrilled calves’ liver with spring onion mash are among more hearty choices.

There is a great range of bar food too, with The Bar & Canteen famed for its spicy buffalo wings, nachos and Greek mezze platters. Local delicacies feature too, with fresh Jersey mussels part of a big seafood selection, a speciality at The Bar & Canteen restaurant.

The Bar & Canteen has a large selection of continental beers, and the island’s award-winning Liberation Ale. With a great range of steaks, burgers and delicious diner-style desserts, there is a huge choice of dining at The Bar & Canteen in St Helier.

The Bar & Canteen

The Waterfront Centre, St. Helier, JE2 3WF

Contact +44 1534789431
Reservations +44 1539555212

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Customer reviews for The Bar & Canteen

4.2 ((((* (based on 49 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (41)
  • lunch (27)
  • value (23)
  • al fresco (18)
  • large parties (17)
  • trendy (12)
  • child friendly (9)
  • business (7)
  • afternoon tea (6)
  • private dining (6)
  • views (4)
  • luxury (3)
  • entertainment (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • romantic (1)
  • ((((( by from Jersey

    As always....good service and food came fairly quickly despite busy really busy.

  • ((((( by from Jersey Marine

    Very good value. We had one starter between us and the main was lovely; I had steak, my friend had Bream - both v. satisfied. I had the pancakes with cream and coulis for my dessert (my friend, likewise); both very happy. Staff very helpful, friendly and attentive. Was going to move after, so timing was excellent and service efficient without being rushed. Altogether very happy - must go more often! Also able to use Cineworld discount card, which knocked a few quid off the bill. £35 for two was v. reasonable, I thought.

  • ((((( by from Jersey Marine

    Lovely food from the a la carte menu. Didn't find the food on offer on the tennerfest menu interesting. The staff were excellent as usual especially Marius.

  • ((((( by from Jersey

    Loved having my lunch there the problem was the service was a bit slow, we ordered our starters and only got them 20 min later and when we asked for the bill the guy didn't bring it straight away so we had to ask another member of staff. Which she complied beautifully.

  • ((((( by from Jersey Marine

    Excellent food and price and great service

  • ((((( by from Jersey

    We had the tennearfest very good meal
    Very good service

  • ((((( by from Saint John

    Wonderful staff great food and excellent service and value.

  • (((** by from Jersay

    Good food when it eventually came staff very pleasant but the food took far to long to come and was a little disserpointed with how it looked

  • ((((* by from St helier Jersey

    Good food good service good experience and not too pricey

  • (((** by from St Helier

    Nachos are fab

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