Dining out in
or, where the locals
coast / north-west coast ...
Cecilia's - Dutchman's
Located on the water’s edge with fabulous ocean
views and easy access to the soft sandy beach, this Café/Bistro will
capture your imagination and taste buds both at the same time.
If you’re flying out, Cecilia’s is THE place to spend your last few
hours in paradise. Located just 2 minutes from the airport, a beach
shower is available to rinse off before drinks; lunch or dinner.
Coconut Grove Restaurant
and Beach Bar - Dickenson Bay
Coconut Grove is located on the water's edge at
Dickenson Bay, surrounded by palms and lush tropical vegetation. This
rustic, open-air restaurant and bar is "Every visitor's dream of what a
Caribbean restaurant should be". The Times, London. They specialize in
freshly caught seafood with a Caribbean flavour, known famously for
their succulent Coconut Shrimp.
La Bussola - Runaway Bay
Nestled in picturesque
Runaway Bay, this intimate restaurant with a beachfront garden and
shaded gazebo is the perfect setting for any occasion, from casual
alfresco lunches to quiet and cozy dinners for two. Family owned and
operated, La Bussola's attentive and friendly staff as well as their
eclectic yet classic menu prepares an atmostphere of exquisite luxury
and matchless distinction.
Owner and Chef Omar Tagliaventi - an award winning Italian chef who has
worked worldwide--has chosen only the very best wines from Italy,
France, Chile, Australia, and South Africa to compliment his discerning
Le Bistro - Hodges Bay
Bistro", the islands's first authentic French Restraunt, was somewhat
tentatively opened in 1981. But the immense success with which it met
within its very first year has never decliend. On the contrary, its
ever-rising popularity with both residents and visitors have made it
Antigua's most frequented restraunts. For "Le Bistro" constitutes the
epitome in French cusine served impeccably in elegant tropical
The Tides - Dutchman's
Caribbean dining at its best. The Tides Restaurant
offers an international menu specializing in seafood; lunch and dinner.
Beach front dining both indoors and outdoors on spacious verandas with
constant cooling easterly trade winds, beautiful gardens and superb
service in a Caribbean atmosphere.
St. John's ...
Cafe Napoleon - historic
Beautiful little restaurant, serving delicious
breakfasts and lunches on their covered patio, right in the heart of
historic Redcliffe Quay.
Tel: +1 268 562 1820
Hemingways - St. Mary's
Street, opposite Heritage Quay
located in a historical building built in the 1800's, a West Indian
styled wooden structure which once was the well known hotel called
Jardines. Hemingways features a terrace overlooking central St. John's,
where you can enjoy the cooling breezes of the trade winds, while
enjoying watching the hustle and bustle of a Caribbean town. Whether for
lunch or dinner, Hemingways provides the best quality food in a truly
Pizzas in Paradise -
historic Redcliffe Quay
Located in a former Rum Warehouse with a large
verandah for casual outdoor dining, Pizzas in Paradise has been serving
some of the island's best pizzas for over 24 years.
... West coast
Al Porto -
Freshly prepared pizzas and homemade
pasta served on a large deck on the waterfront at the Jolly
Tel: +1 268 562 7848
Carmichael's - Sugar Ridge
Carmichael's is a more formal restaurant and sits
atop the ridge, overlooking the whole Sugar Ridge Resort and out to sea.
The sunsets from here are sensational. There is a swimming pool next to
the bar, which allows guests to enjoy an authentic cocktail whilst
lazily cooling in the pool and being amazed by the views. Adding to this
experience is the delicious food served by Matt, the Head Chef for
Carmichael's. He cleverly devises his menu and changes it with the
Sheer Rocks - Cocobay
Dramatic setting on a cliff, overlooking the
The restaurant consists of 6 Balinese style private, open-air pavilions,
connected by wooden-deck walkways.
The stylish ambiance is complete with daybeds and a plunge pool.
Great mix of Mediterranean and Caribbean cuisine.
Tel: +1 268 562 4510
... South Coast
Abracadabra Restaurant -
Abracadabra was opened in 1984, and has
continuously striven to balance the importance of high quality cuisine
with an open and friendly atmosphere. Abracadabra fuses a passion for
food and drink, with the Italian traditions of family, to create an
authentic Southern Italian Restaurant, in the heart of the Caribbean.
Stay on for the after-dinner music and chill-out lounge...
- Pigeon Beach
Great beach bar / restaurant, serving
fresh local food and tasty burgers.
Tel: +1 268 562 2522
Catherine's Cafe -
Fabulous authentic French cuisine in a prime
waterfront location, right at the entrance to English Harbour. Outdoor
dining at its best with stunning views of Galleon Beach, Nelson's
Dockyard and the anchoring or by-passing yachts.
Tel: +1 268 460 5050
Cloggy's Cafe - Antigua
Yacht Club Marina
Cafe with a Caribbean twist, located at the idyllic Antigua
Yacht Club Marina, overlooking some of the world's most beautiful (and
Freshly prepared salads, great selection of French baguette sandwiches,
fresh juices and 100 % fruit smoothies served on a large, covered
Tel: +1 268 460 6910
Famous Mauros - Falmouth
Pizzas all made fresh to order by Mauro himself in his
wood-burning brick oven. He uses only authentic Italian and
freshly grown local ingredients served with fine wine from
Italy. At the roadside bakery bread, croissants & pastries
are baked fresh daily.
Tel: +1 268 460 1318
Hamilton's Wine Bar &
Bistro - Nelson's Dockyard
Located in the historic Officer's Quarters, this
stylish wine bar & restaurant serves a mix of modern European and
Great outdoor dining on the covered balcony with beautiful views of
Tel: +1 268 562 7151
Shirley Heights Lookout -
Located on top of a hill in a restored 18th century building,
enjoying the most
stunning views of historic Nelson's Dockyard and English Harbour. On
clear days you can even see the island of Guadeloupe in the far
Great indoor as well as outdoor dining.
And the place to be on Sunday late afternoon /evening for the famous
BBQ party with live steel band and Reggae music.
Trappas Bar - English
Very affordable, great tasting food in a quirky
and relaxed setting.
Tel: +1 268 562 3534
East coast ...
Harmony Hall - Brown's Bay
Located at Brown's Bay,
opposite Green Island, Harmony Hall is an exceptional old
plantation property comprising of a sugar mill bar, terrace
restaurant, art gallery and gift shop.
Simple food prepared with the finest fresh
ingredients mixing Italian and Caribbean flavors.
A water taxi to neighboring Green
Island can also be arranged.
La Tartaruga - Long Bay
Beach bar / restaurant open for lunch and dinner,
serving authentic Italian food - with the emphasis on fresh fish,
prepared the Sardinian way.
The lunch menu also features burgers, chicken and ribs.
Beach chairs, umbrellas and snorkel gear are available at a small fee.
Tel: +1 268 460 9384
Mama Pasta - above Long
Casual seaside restaurant / bar, serving delicious
sandwiches, homemade pasta and Caribbean dishes.
Tel: +1 268 562 7110