Finding a good place for breakfast is hard work. Unless you’re lucky enough to have a bikers’ cafe nearby, I suspect it will be a perpetual battle to find somewhere worthy.

That said, in Jersey, you may have it significantly easier thanks to Sumas in Jersy. Stunning waterside views and a broad breakfast menu covering the classics (in various sizes) and a few more unique options such as the Bloody Mary oysters.

Portion sizes are not stingy and come with coffee, croissant and toast to boot. My eggs Benedict (a dish that really has to be made for you as simultaneously poaching eggs and making a Hollandaise is a pain) was sublime, though as purely a point of personal preference the muffin could’ve been toasted a little more. My compatriots fry-ups were clearly rife with locally sourced ingredients and well executed. I have to say I especially liked the black pudding which was, like much of Jersey, a┬ácompromise between British and French traditions.

There’s a terrace outside overlooking the harbour, which I think would make for epic evening meals in peak season too – and by the accounts of locals, and this breakfast experience, it would certainly be high on my list to do.

I also note several people reckon Jersey has London prices – in honesty, they are maybe South East commuter belt in some respects,┬ábut London is more expensive for less from what I have seen.

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