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The Cornerstone

Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian, Gastropub
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2 La Tour Beauregard, Guernsey, St Peter Port GY1 1LQ
+44 1481 713832
11:00 am - 12:45 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:45 am
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Eastern Canada
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132 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in this pub after our visit to Hauteville House, home of Victor Hugo where we had scampi and chips and chicken curry, both excellent choices. The service was friendly and prompt. This restaurant is off the beaten path but worth seeking out.

Thank Clara1953
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I was taught to cook, presentation was also an integral part of the process & that an odd number of food items on a plate was far more attractive than an even number. Popped in for a lunchtime bite. My partner had scampi, chips & salad, (£9.95), which she enjoyed but it was nothing above the average 'pub grub',... More 

Thank SeenIt9
Jersey, UK
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am visiting Guernsey mainly on business and knew of this small friendly pub but had not yet visited - it did not disappoint at friendly chatty staff and 5 good beers including 3 local Whiterock brews on hand pumps + a good selection for lager types and local cider - food menu is good value and good choice not... More 

Thank Richard R
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very popular and busy pub in the centre of St. Peter port. Food is straightforward, plentiful and reasonable value. Wash it down with some real ale or decent lager.

Thank John S
Polegate, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great CAMRA Pub serving good food and Ales. There was a vibrant atmosphere. It is close to the Town main shopping area. Recommended.

1 Thank Geoffrey M
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140 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Stopped after our tour with Annette Henry and had a wonky donkey beer and lunch. Old time pub atmosphere. Loved that they served half portions. Half order of fish and chips was definitely big enough. 3 pieces of fish, fat chips, lemony tartar , fresh peas and salad with beet tops This pub is a bit up the hill from... More 

Thank CountryHills
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We went for any early-ish dinner on a Thursday evening. Welcomed at the bar and shown to a table. There was a good selection of specials on the blackboard, in addition to regular choices from the menu. The service was friendly and efficient, the food and the beer (Wonky Donkey) very good. For a relaxed pub meal, would be hard... More 

Thank Wanderdog99
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I visited the cornerstone today for an impromptu lunch with a colleague. Not only did we enjoy our meal, we both highly praised the variety and depth of food and drink options and on the excellent and diligent services levels. I look forward to my next 'business meeting' to savour the rest of the menu. Highly recommended for choice, service... More 

Thank lev k
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Simply the most amazing beers ever from the White Rock Brewery, Barefoot is fantastic. Also had a pub meal which was of very high quality and very reasonable price.. One of Guernseys Gems, a must for any visitor. Staff polite, well organised and efficient. Plenty of choice and welcoming locals.

Thank Aiden H
Alexandria, Virginia
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94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Superlatives rarely work in restaurant reviews but I'm really confident in saying that the pub staple of fish & chips as served up here cannot be bettered anywhere, anytime. The batter is so light it's almost non existent, the fish tastes like it might have come off the dock minutes before, the chips so hot & crisp they don't need... More 

Thank Dogwood50

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $32
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:45 am
11:00 am - 12:45 am
11:00 am - 12:45 am
11:00 am - 12:45 am
11:00 am - 12:45 am
11:00 am - 12:45 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 La Tour Beauregard, Guernsey, St Peter Port GY1 1LQ
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Guernsey  >  St Peter Port
  • Phone Number: +44 1481 713832
The Cornerstone is a friendly local cafe bar serving locally sourced food including fresh local fish, British and local real ales, and has a big screen for major sporting events. So if you just want a sandwich and a pint, or a prime steak, the Cornerstone is the best place to go!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?