Jersey beach cafés

Replenish in the fresh sea air on your Jersey holiday

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In Jersey you’re never more than ten minutes from the water’s edge. Whether you’re looking for a sea view brunch or a sunset supper, find your spot at a sun-bleached table overlooking one of Jersey’s beaches or bays. With over 40 coastal cafés, cantinas and kiosks dotted around the island, here are a few local favourites to point you in the right direction.  

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South

The shallow seas of the south are fringed with promenades and twinkling light at night. 

  • Look out to sea and breathe in the fresh salty air

    Look out to sea and breathe in the fresh salty air

  • Watch the sun set over Jersey's coastline from The Old Station

    Watch the sun set over Jersey's coastline from The Old Station

  • The unique Gunsite Café set in a WWII bunker

    The unique Gunsite Café set in a WWII bunker

  • Grab an ice cream from La Fregate and explore the marina

    Grab an ice cream from La Fregate and explore the marina

The Lookout, St. Aubin's Bay

Enjoy stunning panoramic views across the whole of St. Aubin’s Bay. Open all day for breakfast, lunch afternoon tea and snacks and dinner five evenings a week.

Old Station Café, St. Aubin's Bay

Wrap up warm under the blankets and enjoy authentic Thai food served from the former railway station. Within walking distance of St. Helier and St. Aubin - follow the twinkling lights to guide you home after dark.  

La Fregate, St. Aubin's Bay

Located in Le Jardins de la Mer right on the waterfront with a great view of St. Aubin's Bay inside this unique café resembling an upside down boat. 

The Gunsite Café, St. Aubin's Bay

Simple good quality well priced food in a stunning location.  Situated in the heat of St. Aubin's Bay in a re-purposed WWII bunker - don't miss the all-day breakfast (a cure to any hangover if you've had one too many the night before if you've been exploring Jersey after dark)!

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West

Walk along gorse-clad coastlines and grassy sand dunes to the sweeping bays of the west coast that change shape as the tide rises and take your pick from a host of eateries. 

  •  Take your pick of coastal cafés and beach cantinas out west

    Take your pick of coastal cafés and beach cantinas out west

  • Nourish your soul with an after dinner walk along St. Ouen's Bay

    Nourish your soul with an after dinner walk along St. Ouen's Bay

  • Sit back to enjoy the incredible views of Plémont Beach Café

    Sit back to enjoy the incredible views Plémont Beach Café

  • Discover the new found secret of Kismet Cabana at Ouaisné Bay

    Discover the new found secret of Kismet Cabana at Ouaisné Bay

El Tico Beach Cantina, St. Ouen's Bay

Feed your appetite at Jersey’s original beach café, perched on the very edge of St. Ouen’s Beach, in the middle of one of the finest surf bays in Europe. El Tico Beach Cantina serves up fabulous food, great wine and glorious beachside sunsets. Big tables and benches create a chilled friendly vibe.

Le Braye, St. Ouen's Bay

Le Braye is a family owned beachside bistro offering simple, fresh and delicious food and drink.  The food pays homage to British seaside classics whilst Mediterranean influences nod to southern European influences.

Plémont Beach Café

Plémont Beach Café is a family run business priding itself on using Genuine Jersey produce whenever possible. Dive in to the hidden depths of picturesque Plémont Bay and work up an appetite exploring before sitting back to enjoy the incredible views. 

Kismet Cabana, Ouaisné Bay

Tucked away with views across Ouaisné Bay, Kismet Cabana is a new found secret waiting to be discovered. Its colourful al fresco surf-style vibe is a mecca for quality breakfasts, lunch and dinners, including special dishes inspired by global flavours, using local produce. 

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North

Discover some of the island’s rarest natural habitats and unique wildlife on the wild heights of Jersey’s north coast. Explore some of the best walks in Jersey and refuel at one of these pit stops located en route. 

  • Watch the boats bob in the bay at Bonne Nuit Café

    Watch the boats bob in the bay at Bonne Nuit Café

  • Look out to sea from Colleen's with a cuppa in hand

    Look out to sea from Colleen's with a cuppa in hand

Mad Mary’s Café, Bouley Bay

Perched at the end of a path just above the sea Mad Mary's is famous for hot chocolate, Bouley burgers and the larger than life character of the proprietor, Mary Tunney.

Bonne Nuit Café

A relaxed style café, using the freshest local ingredients is located in beautiful Bonne Nuit Bay giving access to seafood throughout the year.  Serving traditional fare until 15.00 and Thai food from midday until close. With daily fish specials including monk fish and scallops - just choose how hot you like it!

Colleen’s Café, Grève de Lecq

Situated along the promenade in the beautiful golden sandy bay of Grève de Lecq. Only a stone’s throw away from the beach, enjoy the vista with a mug of tea or coffee inside or alfresco.

Seaside Café, Grève de Lecq

Located on the east side of Grève de Lecq with ample parking and easy access. The Seaside Café is a family favourite with an endless supply Jersey ice cream to enjoy.

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East

Come up for air, breathe fresh sea air and feel free to revitalise. Discover the pace slowing to the steady ebb and flow of the tide and explore out east.

  • Walk the boardwalk to The Lido

    Walk the boardwalk to The Lido

  • Crab sandwiches at Archirondel - best served with a sea view

    Crab sandwiches at Archirondel - best served with a sea view

  • The iconic Hungry Man - the ultimate bacon butty

    The iconic Hungry Man - the ultimate bacon butty

The Lido, Havre des Pas

Situated across a boardwalk inside a historic Victorian lido, discover one of the island’s most iconic coastal buildings.  Soak up the art-deco architecture, white and blue décor and 360 degree surrounding.

Driftwood Café, Archirondel Beach

Archirondel's pretty pebbly beach is home to this popular beach café with its Martello Tower views. Tucked away down a small road and opening onto Archirondel Beach on Jersey's east coast, this Jersey café is a true local's favourite.  

The Hungry Man, Rozel

With its quirky artwork, it's no surprise why this alfresco cafe is a favourite amongst locals. 

Timmy’s Beach Kiosk, La Rocque Harbour

Feed your appetite at Timmy’s beach kiosk located on at La Rocque Harbour. Enjoy a bacon roll with views out to Seymour Tower or a fish finger sandwich with the sand beneath your toes!

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