Jolly JERSEY in the Channel Islands…

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM

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The audacious and resourceful Travelling Gourmet TM flies to the Channel Islands and stays in the…

MOST safe and secure hotel in St. Helier…Why? The Savoy Hotel is the safest hotel in St. Helier because just opposite is the Jersey Police Headquarters! One afternoon I even saw a squad of heavily armed black clad SWAT officers with Heckler and Koch MP9 Sub-Machine guns running to their van…

I liked my very nice and comfy junior suite and enjoyed lovely breakfasts during my stay with a view of the freeform pool. The hotel has the fine dining Montana restaurant. Helmed by a dynamic and youthful Chef, it serves delicious meals with nice wines to match. The Asparagus Soup in a yoghurt drink bottle is outstanding with a crusty Black Pudding Bon Bon skewered by a colourful straw! I also liked the garden-fresh Petit Pois or garden peas. Pickled Raisins with Scallops done just right so it was still rare in the middle came next…

I thoroughly enjoyed my Degustation Dinner in the elegant Montana with exemplary service.

St. Helier

It takes a good 15 minutes to walk to the town center…a little far but very good exercise and you get to see some magnificent multi-coloured tulips in full bloom! Nice pedestrian only shopping streets in this capital of the Channel islands.

Bergerac was a hit TV series about a Police detective on the island of Jersey…it is one of my favourite shows.

MORE to follow…

About thetravellinggourmet

As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cuisines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." Have pen, will travel. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.
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