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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Gastropub
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“The Georgian is the liveliest spot in town - often live music, lovely sheltered garden at the rear and a great restaurant with views over the garden”
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
“A small friendly museum, staffed by volunteers, it gives a fascinating insight into the island's unique history ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“the popular 'off the beach' bar with a large sun terrace, open during summer months only. Great pizzas!”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“The AWT shop in town has information on everything to do with the island, boat trips, bus tours etc. The recently set up Alderney Bird Observatory in the Nunnery at Longis Beach is a must for bird lovers”
  • 1 local recommends
Administrative Area Level 1
“Magnifique île anglo normande, voir les départs bateau depuis Cherbourg,se renseigner aussi à Barneville Carterêt. Dépaysement garanti, n'oubliez pas vos livres sterling, ne prennent pas les euros !!!”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“The Odeon, a German construction, is one of Alderney's best known sights, sitting on high ground at the east of the island. A key can be obtained from the AWT office in town.”
  • 1 local recommends
Premise
“The iconic Mannez Lighthouse does tours on certain days - check the AWT Tourism office in town for times”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Auto Motion rent cyles and also the motorised kind to help you on the hills!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“The age-old favourite overlooking the pretty inner harbour offers good value fish and chips and a few other delights - fabulous for summer evenings (with a WARM jacket!)”
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“The Farm Shop in town and Jeans Stores at Braye sell some Waitrose products (very exciting for Alderney!) and local Kiln Farm dairy products (the best Luxury Crème Fraiche) to meat products and all the usual supermarket supplies”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“Go and see the littlie piggies at the top of the Zig-Zag - and see them racing on the Butes in Alderney Week!”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“There are many forts on Alderney and this is one of the most iconic. Cambridge Battery has been opened up by Alderney Wildlife Trust - for further information on this and all the other Forts, go to the AWT office in town.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“The most beautiful white sand beach in a perfect crescent - the walk to it from Fort Albert offers spectacular views of the beach from above”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“our favourite place on the island - small, cosy, casual and very friendly. Great menu to suit everyone from local fish and seafood to chicken, steaks and the best pizzas.”
  • 1 local recommends
Shoe Shop
“Two shops at the bottom of town selling lots of things from shoes (for men and women) to Jersey pottery, to jewellery and cameras”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Gastropub
“The Georgian is the liveliest spot in town - often live music, lovely sheltered garden at the rear and a great restaurant with views over the garden”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“The age-old favourite overlooking the pretty inner harbour offers good value fish and chips and a few other delights - fabulous for summer evenings (with a WARM jacket!)”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“our favourite place on the island - small, cosy, casual and very friendly. Great menu to suit everyone from local fish and seafood to chicken, steaks and the best pizzas.”
  • 1 local recommends

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