“A beachside setting for spankingly fresh seafood and more” - AA Inspector
ST BRELADE, JERSEY
Our Inspector's view
The views of St Brelade's Bay are unbeatable from the Oyster Box, whether you're dining on the terrace or in the cool, contemporary dining room. A starter of Jersey rock oysters is hard to beat, to be followed by brill 'chop' served on the bone with spinach, Jersey Royals and brown shrimp béarnaise.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 100
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Days Closed: Monday (October to February)
- Lunch served from: 12
- Lunch served until: 2.30
- Dinner served from: 6
- Dinner served until: 9.30
- Wines under £30: 17
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 17
- Cuisine style: Modern British
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About the area
Jersey is the largest of the Channels Islands, but at 45.5 square miles (118 sq km) it’s still only about a third of the size of the Isle of Wight. Its human history goes back to the Neolithic period, as many megalithic tombs (knowm as dolmens) demonstrate. However, the most important history discovery of recent years was the unearthing of tens of thousands of Roman and Celtic coins in 2012. Two men with metal detectors uncovered this amazing find, and the coins are now on display at La Hougue Bie Museum. This location itself is quite a historical wonder; well-preserved Neolithic passage graves that were used for religious ceremonies around 3500 BC.
Other historic attractions on Jersey include the War Tunnels and other remnants of the German occupation, which lasted from 1940 to 1945. Liberation Day is celebrated on May 9th as Jersey’s National Day, and is an important part of the island’s calendar. Apart from its history, Jersey is well known for its potatoes and rich, creamy milk. Holiday visitors will also find plenty of opportunities for seaside pleasures, as the island has many bays and beaches.
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