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Top Choice Museum in Jersey

Jersey War Tunnels

The eerie tunnels of a German underground military hospital have been converted into Jersey's best and most poignant museum, dedicated to the island's experience under Nazi occupation between 1940 and 1945. Interact…
Top Choice Fusion in St Helier

Samphire

Formerly Ormer, Michelin-starred Samphire is arguably Jersey's best restaurant. It's stylish without being stuffy, and affordable without sacrificing the quality of its dishes. Peek inside the open kitchen where che…
Top Choice Castle in St Helier

Elizabeth Castle

On two interconnected islets in St Aubin's Bay, this imposing fortress guards the entrance to the harbour. Originally a 6th-century hermitage, then an abbey, then a 16th-century castle built on the orders of Elizabe…
Top Choice Zoo in Jersey

Jersey Zoo

This inspirational zoo was founded by writer and naturalist Gerald Durrell, who dreamed of creating a safe place for his animals since he was 6 years old. The emphasis is on the conservation and breeding of endanger…
Top Choice British in St Helier

Longueville Manor

One of Jersey's best restaurants is found inside Jersey's most distinguished hotel. Chef Andrew Baird places great emphasis on local, seasonal produce, the flavours are spot-on and the dishes are served inside an at…
Top Choice Fusion in St Helier

Bohemia Bar & Restaurant

Inside the Club Hotel, this is one of Jersey's two Michelin-starred restaurants. Hotshot chef Steve Smith presides over an ever-changing seasonal menu that uses local ingredients, such as scallops, oysters and Jerse…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in St Helier

Project 52

An arty space with distressed furniture, hidden behind an unmarked door down a tiny cobbled street, this speakeasy-style bar specialises in fine spirits, imaginative cocktails, and sharing boards of cold cuts, to go…
Top Choice Beach in Jersey

Portelet Beach

A short walk or drive from St Aubin's Bay, this is one of Jersey's loveliest beaches. Framed by craggy cliffs on both ends, it's a sheltered cove with clear, calm waters, accessed by a fairly steep path.
Top Choice Carnival in Jersey

Battle of Flowers

Outlandish floats are a major part of the exuberant parades at Jersey's biggest festival. Expect elephants, dragons, castles and more, and don't miss the illuminated Moonlight Parade.
Top Choice Live Music in St Helier

Chambers

Chambers is all things to all people: a place to knock back a pint while watching the game on the big screen, a gastropub with a solid selection of French wines, but it's particularly popular for its live music nigh…