Barbados has a number of places to eat and drink for you to choose from beachside dining to warm island hospitality.
The Lone Star Restaurant
With a prime location on Barbados’ glamorous Platinum Coast, The Lone Star Restaurant is the ideal destination for casually elegant beachside dining. Sit back and savour the relaxed atmosphere and fabulous sea views as you dig into freshItalian-inspired cuisine
Ignite your taste buds with rustic wood-fired pizzas, amouth-watering array of expertly prepared local seafood – think mirin and soy glazed barracuda, or swordfish baked in parchment paper with white wine, garlic and herbs.
There’s also a delicious cocktail menu for those looking for a special treat – indulge in a tropically sweet Fruitini or classic Mojito Royale, or wake up your palate with a satisfyingly tart Lonestar Sour in the new cocktail lounge. Early risers can even enjoy a hearty breakfast served right on the beach!
The Tides Restaurant
With a spectacular beachside setting in Holetown, on Barbados’ exclusive Platinum Coast, The Tides Restaurant offers exquisite fine dining in breezy, elegant surroundings. Executive Chef and owner Guy Beasley is trained in the classical French style of cuisine, and as a result his dishes are designed to delight all the senses, presenting the finest local ingredients with a sophisticated twist. Indulge in a jerk seasoned lollipop pork chop, with wholegrain mustard mash, sautéed spinach and roasted butternut squash, topped with carambola, raisin and peanut chutney and finished with red onion jus; or opt for the catch of the day, served with curried almond coconut and raisin jasmine rice and chargrilled vegetables, topped with a passionfruit sauce and tropical fruit salsa. The entire experience is enhanced by the discreetly attentive, efficient service from the professional team.
Cin Cin By the Sea
Bright, airy and awash in contemporary elegance,Cin Cin By the Sea is one of Prospect’s trendiest new restaurants. With both an outdoor terrace and an air-conditioned, glass-fronted bar offering dazzling views of the sea, this is the perfect destination for a delectable lunch or stylish dinner at any time of year. Select from a range of classic Mediterranean dishes artfully designed with a Caribbean twist – think bouillabaisse with lobster, shrimp, mussels and seasonal fish in an aromatic tomato fish broth with aioli toast, or pan-roasted veal chop in a mushroom Madeira sauce with frito potatoes and green beans. Then sit back and savour the excellent wine selection and delectable desserts as you take in the breathtaking views over the water.
The Cliff Restaurant
The appropriately named Cliff Restaurant occupies a dramatic cliff-edge setting overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, lending it a romantic, seafaring atmosphere that is perfect for intimate dinners and unforgettable wedding celebrations. Chef Paul Owens has created an enticing menu of innovative fusion dishes that combine the best of Caribbean and world cuisine. Choose from mouthwatering starters such as snow crab cakes, open ravioli of shrimp or savoury snails in a puff pastry case, then indulge in mains such as chargrilled swordfish with Thai yellow curry sauce, jasmine rice, coriander vinaigrette and grilled pineapple relish, or roast Gressingham duck breast with wild mushroom fumée, creamed savoy cabbage, baby turnips, creamed potatoes and baby onions.
Over the last decade, Daphne’s has become a bit of a Barbadian institution, dishing up traditionally warm island hospitality alongside its stylish modern Italian cuisine. With a spectacular waterfront setting on Barbados’ striking west coast, this acclaimed restaurant offers a dining experience that is both refined and welcoming – the perfect accompaniment to Executive Chef Marco Festini Cromer’s enticing seafood, pasta and meat creations. Try the grilled octopus with cherry tomatoes and olives, followed by linguini with shredded spicy crab, before savouring the likes of blackened dorado with fried couscous and spicy lentil salsa. It’s a winning mixture that has attracted the likes of Rihanna, Simon Cowell, Gerald Butler and Claudia Schiffer over the years, and makes for the perfect casually elegant meal during your stay in Barbados.
Enjoy traditional Spanish-style tapas dishes – with a Caribbean twist – at Tapas, on Barbados’ lively south coast. This cheerful, welcoming restaurant boasts a fabulous beachfront setting with sweeping views of the surf – the perfect backdrop against which to enjoy sharing small dishes of shark fritters, jerk panko chicken, fried calamari and other island-inspired tapas. There’s also an extensive menu of international and Bajan dishes, including an appetising selection of pasta, curries, meat and seafood. Choose from delights such as the duck ravioli, with a parmesan crust and truffle essence; pan-roasted silver snapper with garlic, herbs and roasted vegetables; or lamb shank served with a ham and cannellini bean stew and mash – then relax with a glass of wine as you enjoy the views and friendly hospitality in this winning establishment.