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Expert guide to St Helier

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St Helier is Jersey’s beautiful waterside capital with lots of hidden corners to be explored. The exquisite culinary scene is hard to miss with the town’s wide selection of eateries including street-food stalls and Michelin-star restaurants. There is plenty of history seeped into St Helier’s streets and Jersey’s warming hospitality means all visitors are welcome to discover its glorious stories.

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Explore the historic charm of St Helier

St Helier originated as a fishing village next to the parish church in the 13th century. It was where the king’s court would meet and where the island’s markets were held. When the glorious Elizabeth Castle was built in 1551, St Helier became the seat of the island’s government, and since then has been the centre of the island’s community. Around a third of the island’s population live in St Helier and it is where you’ll find the majority of shops, restaurants and businesses on the island.

The capital of Jersey has a range of attractions showcasing the island’s history including the Maritime Museum, Elizabeth Castle, and Jersey Museum. These attractions are all within walking distance, meaning you can make a full day exploring the island’s history with a delicious dinner in one of Saint Helier’s exciting restaurants to top it off.

Discover the best things to see in St Helier

St Helier is full of things to see, whether it’s visiting one of the museums or simply soaking in the beautiful streets and markets that showcase the unique island’s charm. When you are thinking about what to do in St Helier, make sure to keep this list in mind so you can make the most of the St Heliers’ attractions and beauty spots.

Pubs in St Helier

There are many pubs in St Helier with fine food and an excellent array of local beers, ciders and wines to please all types of punters. You will feel right at home at any of the pubs with the warm hospitality and friendly locals to welcome you in.

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The Lamplighter

The Lamplighter is a favourite with the locals, and you’ll often find a group of them sat outside the pub’s front doors on Mulcaster Street. The pub is known for its impressive whisky, cider and ale selection, as well as its freshly made pub grub and welcoming atmosphere. Enter alone and you’ll be sure to get chatting with the friendly staff and locals.

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The Adelphi Lounge 


Part of the island’s Randall’s pub group, the Adelphi Lounge in St Helier has a ‘home away from home’ feel, with its comfortable mix of modern and traditional décor and its impressive drink selection with hearty meals. It is in an ideal location looking over the Parade Gardens, and its position near the Jersey Opera House means it’s perfect for pre or post-show meals.

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Soleil Pub 


The Soleil Pub is one of the pubs in St Helier that lines New Street, and it is perfectly central, only moments away from the town’s main attractions. The pub serves a wide selection of food, from classical English dishes to those with an Asian influence for those who fancy something spicy! There is plenty of spacious seating inside with a few spots outside to enjoy the sunshine on a bright day in the summer.

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The Admiral Wine and Ale House 


The Admiral Wine and Ale House is nestled in St James’s street, and is the place to go for delicious yet affordable pub food. The pub interior is dimly lit, creating that warm cosy feeling that means it’s easy to while away winter days settled in a quiet corner with a drink. Its oak beams and bare floorboards create an authentic and down-to-earth pub experience.

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Chambers 


Chambers on Mulcaster Road is a place to go for great food and drinks in a modern and stylish atmosphere. The pub has 8 different draughts on tap, as well as an extensive wine and cocktail list. For food, there is the new addition of ‘Smoke’ where you can find various cuts of meat cooked over hot embers on a special Robata Charcoal Grill served along with Asian soul food .

Discover local cuisine in St Helier

St Helier is renowned for its glorious cuisine with influences from its French and English neighbours, as well as a few more exotic options for those looking for flavours from further afield. Every street in St Helier will have an abundance of options for you to choose from and will leave you wanting to go back for more.

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St Helier Shopping

With its tax-free prices, St Helier is renowned for its shopping. Whether you are looking for designer goods, chain store classics or independent island boutiques, you’ll be bound to find everything you can dream of, shopping in St Helier.

The Liberty Wharf Shopping Centre is one of the main shopping points in the capital and is hard to miss due to its breath-taking Victorian architecture. Among the cobbled pavements, you’ll see a wide collection of independent outlets and chain stores. Of course, there are places to pop in and refuel to keep the energy levels up with a few restaurants serving up delicious island cuisine.

The St Helier Central Market is on the corner of Beresford Street and Halkett Place and is open Monday to Saturday for all to browse and buy some of the fantastic produce and crafts. The local markets have been part of Jersey tradition for over 200 years and should definitely be part of your visit. Not only will you see some of the fantastic local produce such as Jersey Royal potatoes, but you’ll also see crafts and goods made by the talented artists on the island, making it the perfect place to buy gifts, essentials, and unique treasures to remind you of your St Helier visit.

Places to stay in St Helier

St Helier is such a diverse and vibrant town and there are all types of accommodation available for whatever budget and style you are looking for. There are over 20 different hotels in the capital, where you can have everything arranged and catered for you for a hassle-free stay. For those who would like a bit more freedom, there are also B&B’s and apartments available where you can use them as a base from which to plan your own island adventures.

Hotels in St Helier

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B&B’s & Guest Houses in St Helier

Avoca Villa Guesthouse

The Avoca Guesthouse is the perfect welcoming choice for anyone looking for a budget stay on the island.If you plan to spend your time exploring the sites of Jersey and only using your accommodation as a base, then Avoca guesthouse is the perfect option. The rooms are clean, with each guest receiving their own set of keys for freedom to go in and out as they please. There is Wi-Fi on the ground floor, and the option for breakfast for those hungry visitors who need re-fuelling at the start of a busy day.

Havelock Guesthouse 

The Havelock Guesthouse is a popular guesthouse in the Havre Des Pas area, only a ten-minute walk into the centre of St Helier. The guesthouse is in an ideal location for those who like a bit of quiet, with the beach right on the doorstep. However, there are still many nooks and crannies to be explored nearby, with two pubs within 200 yards for an easy and delicious dinner.

De L’Etang 

De L’Etang is a guesthouse also based in the Havre Des Pas, only moments away from the public bathing pool. One of the key features of this guesthouse is the attached Greek restaurant that is extremely popular with the locals, and a must for all guests! De L’Etang is the perfect comfortable clean stay for anyone who wants a relaxed, yet attentive stay in the capital.

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Self-catering cottages in St Helier

Panama Apartments 

Panama Apartments on Green Street are a great option for a central stay in the capital. There is a selection of different types of apartments for families, couples and friends so you’ll be able to find the perfect apartment to suit your needs. The apartments all have Wi-Fi, as well as kitchen facilities and a television so you’ll be fully able to relax and make the most out of having your own space. Prices start from £37 for a double bedroom studio apartment.

Liberty Wharf Apartments

Liberty Wharf Apartments are located in the heart of the capital next to Liberation Square. Here, you have the choice to stay in a studio, or a one or two-bedroom apartment with the option of a balcony. All the apartments are decorated with modern and comfortable furnishings, and the hot drinks and croissants available in reception means that you will be well looked after.

Freedom Self-Catering Apartments 

Freedom own self-catering apartments across the whole of the island in all shapes and sizes. You’ll even find towers, heritage landmarks and barns to stay in if you fancy, but in St Helier, you’ll find the standard apartments, including as studios, and one or two-bedroom apartments. Prices range from £400-£2000 a week, depending on season, size and type of visit.

SACO Jersey – Merlin House 

Merlin House is on Pier Road and is only two minutes away from the marina, waterfront and centre of the capital. There is a selection of apartments and studios of varying sizes with some of the larger apartments having two shower rooms to keep the whole family happy. Prices range from £70 - £120 a night, and all apartments have modern facilities to ensure a comfortable stay.