Barbados is one of the major islands of the Caribbean, a top honeymoon and tourist destination. The island is the perfect mix of traditional Bajan Culture and excellent cuisine. There are so many top class diners in Barbados and we have taken the liberty to bring you our top 5 picks. So in case you travel to Barbados anytime soon, the restaurants on this list are a must visit.
If you are a lover of homely comfort, then this place is just perfect for you. The jerk chicken is simply amazing, it can actually give peri-peri a run for its money. The chicken is usually accompanied by Bajan-style rice along with peas, and some creamy coleslaw. The menu also offers you an array of seafood like the grilled shrimp that could easily tempt ardent meat-eaters. Orders are made easily through a window and then you eat your meal at a no-frills table made of wood probably with other tourists or the locals.
The owner of this restaurant believes that dining is not just about food but serenading all the human senses put together. This is the exact feel at The Tides, scattered all around are beautiful Caribbean artwork while the restaurant itself, built with mahogany and coral stone, is set right at the edge of the water with open barricaded sides so you can enjoy the sight and sound of the waves as you eat. Dishes are more seafood-focused though there are other meals to cater for those who are not so into seafood. Kids are also well catered for at The Tides so the whole family can enjoy an evening out.
The Cliff is that place you call “home away from home,” everything is just set perfectly to suit your holiday needs while satisfying your taste buds with the best of Barbadian dishes. The cuisine here is a bit expensive but considering the experience, it is well worth it. Unlike most other restaurants, this place has great rooms for a nightcap and a humidor having a great collection along with its own cigar club.
Cin Cin by the Sea
The name is actually pronounced “chin-chin” and it means “a toast to good health.” This beachside eatery is built and decorated to give you the perfect contemporary Bajan feel. From the sleek windows and wood decking to the white-washed floors, everything gives you the most amazing view of the alluring sea. The ambiance gives you that perfect serenity most tourists look for after a long day of exploring. Wherever you decide to eat, inside or outside, you are bound to enjoy the array of amazing meals provided here. After a meal here you are definitely coming back for more.
The Lone Star
This restaurant is one you must visit when you are on the island. At first glance you could never tell it used to be a gas station in the 1950s, now it is a bubbly environment with a high number of celebrity clients. It also has a boutique hotel alongside so whichever you are doing, eating, staying in, or taking a drink at the bar, we are sure you won’t be disappointed. The menu here fuses European fare with a traditional Bajan touch. The best advice is we can give you is when visiting the Lone Star, come hungry and book ahead.