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Houmet Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Grande Havre Bay, Castel GY6 8AR
+44 1481 242214
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Today
10:00 - 00:45
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 00:45
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were so lucky to get a window table with a fine view of the Bay so lunch was off to a good start ! The drinks waiter took our order and returned promptly with our drinks. Lunch itself was lovely and so enjoyable in such a relaxing atmosphere. It was busy and is obviously a popular eatery. We all... More 

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Thank Lynne L
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A good choice menu food good and presentation good staff nice not rushed which is always good if you want good traditional pub food this is the place to go only down side is tables are too close together so if it was busy not so good too packed together however we weren't to bad as it wasn't really busy... More 

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Thank happyeater449
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Went with family. The choice on the menu was good, not too many dishes to confuse. There were several specials on the board. The staff were very helpful, polite and professional. We had a good meal, in a good atmosphere. The pub has plenty of parking, please note there are several steps upto the door. Would have been a five... More 

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Thank ExiledDonkey
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Had a lovely meal with family today, no rush and service really good, nothing was to much trouble, big portions so take doggy bag if you find it to much, (plus the 10th person was free)...

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Thank Simon H
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

We visited the Houmet Tavern three times, once for a meal and drink and twice for a drink. The meal was bland and tasteless. The first beer was very nice, the second time they had no draft beer and the third time the only beer was not very nice. Disappointing.

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Thank Maurice S
Dorset, UK
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great choice of beers and to watch football but sadly the restaurant menu very expensive to previous visits over 23 years. More expensive than hotel nearby. Will still use on future visits for beers / sport but not for eating.

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Thank Ronnie B
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

What a find with no pubs on this island! Had two lunches here and such good friendly service. Food was good, big portions so think twice about a starter!

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Thank Angela O
Chorley, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Called in for lunch on a round tour of the island towards the end of our holiday. I think we would have gone back again for more meals had we discovered it earlier in our stay. There was a good selection of food on the menu and it was home cooked food so worth the wait for it to appear.... More 

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Thank kja24092011
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Have visited this place several times good food for a pub quite a number of tables quite close together so not that much room staff Good ideal if you want a pub meal the thing that is excellent about the place is the wonderful view

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Thank happyeater449
Worthing, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Houmet Tavern sits proudly above the road looking out across the stunning Grande Havre Bay. You can sit inside or outside in the Conservatory which has a sliding roof. A really good variety of well cooked food, decent wine and refreshing beers. The service is friendly an efficient. We will be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$28
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:45
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:45
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:45
Thursday
10:00 - 00:45
Friday
10:00 - 00:45
Saturday
10:00 - 00:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grande Havre Bay, Castel GY6 8AR
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Guernsey  >  Castel
  • Phone Number: +44 1481 242214

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