French Cuisine in Anguilla

Restaurants serving French cuisine

While staying in Anguilla, expect to be overwhelmed by the tempting spread of options when it comes to dining. French food lovers will want to visit those restaurants where it's always on the menu. Fortunately, there's a good bunch of restaurants serving this style.

From the very casual atmosphere at Bonjour Café to the lingering deliciousness of breakfast and lunch at Covecastles Restaurant, there's a menu suited for each visitor and every dining expectation.

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Below, read up on the places where the focus is on French food. Click each option to find out more about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Barrel Stay Restaurant

Sandy Ground Village | (264) 497-2831

Set near the middle of Sandy Ground Village, Barrel Stay Restaurant is a smart choice for you to consider if you're thinking about visiting this part of Anguilla. Not only is this restaurant famed for French themed dishes and of course desserts, but here they're also quite the favorite for seafood.

Barrel Stay has British flair but with an Anguilla atmosphere. They offer fine dining in an open air, beachfront location. If you decide to dine here, make sure to set up reservations - there dining room only has seating for 40, with an additional 20 seats on the beach.

Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery

Island Harbour | (264) 497-4290

Located in Island Harbour, close to East End, Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery is a good option worth considering if you are thinking about staying near this neighborhood or the surrounding area. If you're curious, the Valley is five miles (eight kilometers) to the south west. Fresh seafood and French food both describe the best dishes at this crazy tasty eatery.

Hibernia Restaurant is small, cozy and classy. The restaurant is airy and open and offers beautiful views of the sea. For a romantic change of pace, Hibernia is the place to be. During the summer of 2014, they completed some beautiful indoor and outdoor re-designing and up-grading of the setting, including a Balinese style water pool feature and enlarged the art gallery to three rooms. The overall experience is meant to be like going to a special place in a special semi-outdoor setting. The art gallery makes for a relaxing time in between courses or before and after dining to browse and enjoy the treasures they bring back from the Far East.

The art gallery specializes in contemporary Asian paintings, hand-made silver jewelry, Burmese antiques and miniature to giant stone sculptures that they purchase during our annual Asian travels.

If you need a ride, they offer a pick-up service from anywhere on the island at $25(USD) for two people, round trip. This must be reserved in advance.

Covecastles Restaurant

Shoal Bay West | (800) 223-1108

Covecastles Restaurant, a part of Covecastles Resort, is located near Meads Bay; it's 4.4 miles to the west of Blowing Point. For a great way to wind down while tucking into some delightful French fare, consider this place which has a really casual setting.

The food here can be described as eclectic with broad strokes of the French and the islands. There is nothing more interesting than taking a French dish and using the freshest of island ingredients to come up with a whole new take on food. The choices are chic and flavorful. Try their chocolate pepper cake for dessert, served with vanilla ice cream.

The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar

Blowing Point | (264) 497-6613

The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar, which is on the premises of Ferryboat Inn, is a logical selection for guests exploring the island; it is a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer) to the south of Blowing Point. Though one might say the overall focus is food with French flair, this local spot is especially proud of their hamburgers and seafood.

The Ferryboat Inn is renowned for its menu delicacy - the black bean soup, accepted by Gourmet Magazine as well. Menu items have a dash of Caribbean and French flair. Seafood or Hamburgers are also noteworthy.

Bonjour Café

Sandy Ground Village | (264) 461-3200

Bonjour Café can be found near the center of Sandy Ground Village. If it doesn't feel right to dress up just for having great French food, don't hesitate to try this local option where the service and style is very relaxed.

The menu at Bonjour is hard to pin down, but falls somewhere between French, Tobagan, and local island fare.

French Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Barrel Stay Restaurant Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla Creole, French (264) 497-2831
Bonjour Café Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla Caribbean, French (264) 461-3200
Cafe de Paris 0.7 mi. East of Central Meads Bay French (264) 497-0069
Covecastles Restaurant 1.9 mi. South West of Central Meads Bay Caribbean, French (800) 223-1108
Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery 1.8 mi. North of Central East End Asian, Eclectic, French (264) 497-4290
Jacala Beach Restaurant 0.1 mi. West of Central Meads Bay Caribbean, French (264) 498-5888
Madeariman Beach Bar and Restaurant 3.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central the Valley French (264) 497-5750
The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar 0.4 mi. South of Central Blowing Point Caribbean, French (264) 497-6613

Similar Food

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If you don't mind changing things up a bit, there are similar flavors to be experienced at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Le Bistro at Santorini (264) 498-2000 Mediterranean 1.5 mi. West of Central Blowing Point
De Cuisine (264) 584-3431 European 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Blowing Point
Fish Shack & Grill (264) 729-9696 British 0.2 mi. North of Central Blowing Point
Roy's Bayside Grille (264) 497-2470 British Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla
Dolce Vita Italian Beach Restaurant And Bar (264) 497-8668 Italian Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla
Blue Bar & Brick Oven Pizza Restaurant (264) 462-1000 Italian Central Anguilla
AXA Pizza (264) 497-6827 Italian 0.4 mi. South West of Central Meads Bay
Spice (888) 858-5822 Middle Eastern 1.1 mi. South of Central Meads Bay
Pimms (264) 497-6666 European 1.1 mi. South of Central Meads Bay
Elite Beach Restaurant and Bar (264) 498-5178 Italian 1.6 mi. North of Central East End

Some of the most unique food and drink options in Anguilla are those you find suddenly while walking the streets near your hotel. However, noting the important details of a few interesting-sounding restaurants on the list, means you won't have to settle for something less. To find out more concerning the culinary options available to you, check out this page.


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