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La Bastille

35 Queen Street, St Helier JE2 4WD
+44 1534 874059
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (34 reviews)
“chorizo” (9 reviews)
“mini burgers” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Spanish, Wine Bar
££ - £££
35 Queen Street, St Helier JE2 4WD
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selective menu with 1-2 daily specials - quality ingredients - interesting dishes - nicely presented. cooked just right. good sign was choice of just 3 puds and cheese board all at £4.50! brill price, Tarte tatin so good we both had it both visits....More

Thank obo42
Edward W, General Manager at La Bastille, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the positive feedback! I'm glad you had such a nice time here, we're looking forward to seeing you when you're next over.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent all round- cocktails, staff, food : tasty fish pie, fish cassoulet- brilliant idea, succulent steaks, and delicious melt in the mouth tarte tartin. Great ambience. Loved our 2 visits, felt really looked after - thank you. If we were local, we'd be back on...More

Thank Sheila B
Edward W, General Manager at La Bastille, responded to this review

Really happy you had a great time in the restaurant and enjoyed the cocktails, I hope you'll be back over on the island soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous little restaurant that was once a bakery. Fantastic food, reasonably priced and lovely, friendly staff. Music from the bar area is slightly too loud but would definitely visit again when in St Helier.

Thank Bossyboots50
Edward W, General Manager at La Bastille, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review, I'll make sure we turn the music down a bit when you're next in!

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This bistro wine bat has undergone such subtle changed over the past few months and it is better for it without losing its ambiance. In particular the new branding is a hit but the piece de resistance is finally having an extended patio area to...More

1  Thank Redrabs
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Off the cuff evening out, decided not to book & turned up around 6.30pm to see the newly refurbed Bastille....sat at the busy bar, ordered drinks & then decided to eat also. Was advised by the manager would have to be within the next 30...More

2  Thank debbiemC5133QQ
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I went here for the third or fourth time in the space of three years in feb. Great service as always. Extensive choice of wine and all reasonably priced. It was the first weekend since the restaurant had changed ownership and despite this the food...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy having a few social drinks there on a Friday after work, the ambiance is fabulous as are the staff and wine. Decided to have a friends birthday celebrations there which was very enjoyable and the staff set the table with the balloons provided...More

1  Thank debbiedoubledelights
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My Partner took me for Dinner here on Valentines night, we were both really impressed with the new decor the new menu and food choices, our food was excellent and the wine which was recommended by the owner was fantastic, as was the new wine...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Having visited Bastille on previous occasions, I was, unfortunately, a little disappointed by my last visit. Many of the items on the menu were unavailable despite dining early and the restaurant being half full. What food they had left was okay, but I must admit...More

Thank FussySimon
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great Tapas with great service from Michael, thoroughly enjoyable evening would highly recommend a visit.

Thank John T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
French, European, Spanish, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Queen Street, St Helier JE2 4WD
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Jersey  >  St Helier
  • Phone Number: +44 1534 874059
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Restaurant and wine bar serving fabulous local, fresh food and the finest wines & craft beers.