Jersey nightlife

Discover island life after dark

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Jersey’s nightlife destinations range from real ale country pubs to speak-easy style cocktail bars - all within close proximity. Many of Jersey’s pubs, bars and clubs are within walking distance of each other, making it easy to experience Jersey nightlife. Whether you’re looking for a quiet drink somewhere with character, a terrace for cocktails in the evening sun or a taste of Jersey’s club and local live music scene, explore our guide to nightlife in Jersey and find your favourite.

Pub Life - Reconnect over a Jersey ale

Spend a night nourishing friendships, where you’re free to reconnect, over a traditional local brew. Liberation Brewery has been in Jersey for over a century and produces an excellent range of ales.

Try the award-winning Liberation Ale, the classic IPA or Mary Ann as well as a range of seasonal ales, all available at many Jersey pubs. You may also see Jersey’s traditional cider, all locally-made using Jersey apples - La Robeline Cider Company or Branchage Cider from La Mare Wine Estate are two of the names to look out for. 

In general, Jersey’s pubs serve until 11pm with late night bars and nightclubs staying open until 1am or 2am. Jersey has strict drink and drive laws - see details of Taxis in Jersey for the contacts to help you with hassle-free ways to get home. 

The Cock & Bottle

South

St. Helier

The Lamplighter Real Ale Pub

South

St. Helier

Terraces in town - An alfresco drink or two

As the sun goes down, Jersey nightlife offers a host of entertainment for you to come up to air. You can't beat an alfresco drink or two and the island is crammed with places for you to explore bar to bar.

Merchant House Brasserie

Stop by the Merchant House Brasserie, a character bar with a terrace capturing the last sun of the day under a canopy of trees. Weighbridge Place, St. Helier

Café Zephyr

Café Zephyr at the Royal Yacht Hotel, centrally located at the Weighbridge. This contemporary bar and restaurant catches the sun, and has the latest high-tech heaters for sundowners past sunset. Weighbridge Place, St. Helier.

The Troubadour

A character bar with a terrace right on the Weighbridge area for central alfresco terraces in the sun. Caladonia Place, St. Helier

 

Alfresco drinks

Country pubs - out of town

For a taste of real Jersey head out of town and explore these country pubs.

 

Les Fontaines Taverne

A historic old pub dating from the 17th century, this location up in the north of Jersey is worth a stop. La Route du Nord, St. John

Le Moulin de Lecq

An old water mill, this pub is home to the island's biggest water wheel - as well as a range of real ale and beers in this historic setting. Le Mont de la Greve de Lecq, St. Ouen

The Old Portelet Inn

Family-friendly country pub and carvery on the top of Jersey's Noirmont headland overlooking Portelet Bay - don't forget to ask for local speciality ales. La Route de Noirmont, St. Brelade

St. Mary's Country Inn

An archetypal country inn with a contemporary menu and a choice of local and speciality ales. La Rue des Buttes, St. Mary

Trinity Arms

A real country pub packed with local characters, try the range of locally brewed beers and ales served here. La Rue des Picots, Trinity

The Old Smugglers Inn

One of Jersey's unique character pubs, The Smugglers Inn may be tucked away by the beach at Ouaisne but it;s worth the trip. Mont du Ouaisne, St. Brelade

Country pubs

The Portelet Inn

West

St. Brelade

St. Mary's Country inn

West

St. Mary

Village pubs - harbourside

Discover these harbourside haunts and historic nautical pubs and listen to the soothing sound of boats clinking at their moorings.

 

St. Aubin

The Old Courthouse

Sit outside and watch the tide rise and fall in the harbour, or retire to a bar made from the Westward yacht’s tender, The Old Courthouse is part of St. Aubin’s heritage. Le Boulevard, St. Aubin

The Boat House

A modern and stylish bar and restaurant overlooking the harbour, the Boathouse’s outside deck is a great spot to catch the sun. 1 North Quay, St. Aubin

The Tenby

Tucked along the Bulwarks in St. Aubin, this popular harbourside bar has a small but sunny courtyard for alfresco pints. The Bulwarks, St. Aubin

The Trafalgar

A historic St. Aubin’s pub (Karl Marx once stayed here) that serves a range of guest ales to a local crowd. Charing Cross, St. Aubin


Gorey

The Dolphin

Part of the fabric of Gorey village, this locals’ pub serves ales and beer with a view of the harbour. Gorey Pier, St. Martin

Village pubs

The Old Court House

West

St. Brelade

St Helier clubs & bars - all within easy reach

Explore St Helier's clubs and bars all within easy reach. Here's a selection of nightlife to discover

The Drift at the Royal Yacht

An over 21s venue to unwind, socialise, watch live entertainment or dance the night away, the Drift is the Royal Yacht Hotel’s late opening bar and club location. The Waterfront, St. Helier

The Havana Club

Over 21s with music that ranges from 60s Motown to 80s RnB, the Havana Club in Jersey attracts an eclectic crowd. 13-15 Halkett Street, St. Helier

Ce Soir

A cocktail bar that lives up to its French-inspired name, evoking the decadence of belle époque Paris. 10 Caledonia Place, St. Helier

The Blind Pig

Squeeze into this velvet-lined speakeasy bar for an imaginative range of cocktails in a quirky prohibition-style atmosphere. Accessed via the secret door at the back of Chambers. 5 Mulcaster Street, St. Helier

Banjo

An elegant brasserie restaurant as well as a bar, head to the back room of what used to be a local members’ club for an airy atrium feel and impressive wine and cocktail list. 8 Beresford Street, St. Helier

The Halkett Pub & Eating House

From food to a good bar selection, the Halkett can be busy over the weekend, with DJs and bands performing over the weekends. Open until 1am. Halkett Place, St. Helier

Rojo

A ground floor vintage-styled bar leads to a vibrant first floor club, and a town centre secret roof garden for alfresco drinks on the top floor - open until 2am Wednesday to Sunday. 22 Beresford Street, St. Helier

Mimosa

Contemporary cocktails in a stylish atmosphere, Mimosa’s alfresco areas, choice of terraces and modern decor make it a popular choice. Liberty Wharf, St. Helier

 

St Helier clubs & bars

The Blind Pig

South

St. Helier

Banjo - Brasserie Bar Rooms

South

St. Helier

Marina views

Fancy a picturesque backdrop with your pint? Try the bars centred around Jersey’s waterfront. Here's a selection not to miss.

The bar at the Radisson Waterfront Hotel

Just a short stroll from town, the Radisson’s marina-view bar makes a great place for a drink overlooking the yachts. Rue de l’Etau, St. Helier

Tiffin

Cocktails, afternoon tea, dinner and drinks at Tiffin’s colourful bar and restaurant all come with a view of Elizabeth Castle and the marina. Grab a table outside during the summer months. Castle Quay, St. Helier

The Bar Canteen

Just a short walk from the waterfront, Jersey’s The Bar is a contemporary space close to the waterfront that serves a full bar menu. In the summer, sit outside or on the roof terrace. The Waterfront, St. Helier

 Marina views

The Waterfront Bar & Terrace

South

St. Helier

The Bar & canteen

South

St. Helier

Live music

Dance the night away with thousands of others at one of Jersey’s live music events and venues. 

Weekender 

Making its inaugural appearance on Jersey's event line up in 2017 the successful festival will return in 2018 bringing with it great live music, food, and festival fun. 

Reasons Festival

Reasons Festival taking place in Jersey’s beautifully landscaped, historic Coronation Park & showcases dozens of artists celebrating the very best of contemporary electronica, joining the dots between its influences and the art forms it impacts.

The Watersplash

This iconic surfside venue isn’t just a bar and restaurant, it’s also a live music venue and a gathering spot for much of the bay’s surf culture.  See your weekend off in style with a Sunday night sundowner watching the breathtaking sunset set across St. Ouen's Bay. 

The Watersplash Beach Bar & Diner

West

St. Peter

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