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Doran's Courtyard Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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With solid oak beams and granite walls coupled with a relaxed but efficient service, this is the place for a romantic night or getting together with family and friends. Our head chef Kris is waiting to take your taste buds on a journey, with such temptations as our homemade and famous “Potted Bread” which is a must! A different flavour every day straight from the oven and served piping hot to your table. There is a choice of tasty starters including Duck & Foie Gras Pate, Mix Seafood board and Jersey asparagus as a vegetarian dish. Main courses including steak from Harmony Farm in Ireland and some British classics such as Baked Chicken Supreme, Doran's Posh Burger, Fresh Sea Food Dishes, Sizzlers
$15 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Seafood, European, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked for early evening for seven people including our not quite two year old, were provided a friendly welcome, as safe place to put the pram and a clean highchair. Decor is eclectic and quirky making the restaurant look very cosy. The menu is fairly...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank clairecG8138WV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here last night. We ate from the tenner fest menu which was about £23 for 3 course meal. I had asparagus in a tempura batter with a lovely sauce. Very light and tasty. Then I had the sea bream which was lovely. Followed...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Lindahollins
Isabelle D, Owner at Doran's Courtyard Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great comments. It makes our efforts all worth it- Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant staff. Good service. No rushing through courses. Good food. Nice wine. Costs about right for the type of establishment. Would we visit again? Yes.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Isabelle D, Owner at Doran's Courtyard Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Merci! We do appreciate your comments

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fell on this little gem in the afternoon, booked a table for early evening. Seated in the bay window, thought we were for sale! This was October and quite frankly they could have stuck us outside in the courtyard the food was so good we...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank PeteBes
Isabelle D, Owner at Doran's Courtyard Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your brilliant comments. We are so proud of Doran's, this makes it all worth it! My very best wishes to you and family and hopefully we will see you again soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my opinion the food was just average coupled with the missing ingredients from our starters and mains.The service was non existent,rushed and poor.My wife also had her white wine spilled over her and was offered a glass of house white to replace what was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank zzzzzzgh
Isabelle D, Owner at Doran's Courtyard Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. We are of course very disappointed to read that you did not enjoy your dinner with us. We always strive to give all our guests great food experience and great service. Doran's Courtyard Bistro is a busy authentic little restaurant...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really inviting surroundings almost medieval but very warm and cosy. We had a lovely meal tonight, service and staff excellent will definitely return.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank djneal
Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

I chose this restaurant based on the reviews and I was very pleased I had done so. All food choices were excellent and the staff were extremely efficient and friendly. I had the lobster bisque to start and the lemon sole for main and both...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank samanthas786
Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

Really good food, we had two courses and absolutely everyone was delighted with their food. Highly recommend the prawn tempura and the potted bread. Unreal!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank ShoshannahC
Reviewed October 3, 2019

We have dined here a number of times and decided to take 4 friends here for dinner. We were all delighted with the level of service and quality of the food, everything was fresh and served hot. We will return on our next trip to...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank vivdev
Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

Went there last night and I must admit I had the best t-bone that was cooked perfectly. The staff are very friendly. When we are back on Jersey, I would like to come here again.

Date of visit: September 2019
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December 2, 2016|
Response from arlettej2016 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but you should contact them to be sure. Remember the 'jammie dodgers!'
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Response from 9helen | Reviewed this property |
try la pulante at st ouens have a nice fish munu and a very nice view upstairs there food is good value
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