While staying in Anguilla, you'll happen upon a diverse set of restaurants and other dining options. French food lovers should pay attention to the various establishments offering this cuisine on the menu. And luckily, guests will have access to a pretty good variety of restaurants within this culinary category.
With plenty of variety, from the informal setting of Barrel Stay Restaurant to the inviting dinner and lunch at The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar, there's something in store for each type of traveler and even for a memorable date night.
The following list allows you to peek at the restaurants throughout Anguilla where the focus is on French food. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to see the full article about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.
Covecastles Restaurant, which is on the premises of Covecastles Resort, is situated in the vicinity of Meads Bay; it's four and a half miles (seven kilometers) to the west of Blowing Point. When you're up for simply digging into some delightful French cuisine, consider this restaurant which has a really casual setting. Your dining experience will be classy and romantic with a table in the gardens looking out over the bay area. And with the elegant food offerings, it makes for a perfect date night or special occasion.
Located toward the center of Sandy Ground Village, Barrel Stay Restaurant is a good option that's worth considering if you're going to be spending time seeing this area of Anguilla. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its French creations and one favorite, desserts, but it's also masters of 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.
The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar, on the premises of Ferryboat Inn, is on Cul de Sac Road; it's a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer) to the south of Blowing Point. Not only do they have festive fare including French food and of course hamburgers, but wouldn't you know they're also quite the favorite for 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.
Positioned in Island Harbour, near East End, Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery is a logical selection for guests thinking about spending some time seeing this neighborhood or the surrounding area. It is 4.9 miles northeast of the Valley. Fabulously fresh fish and French style eats get along famously at this favorite place. The meat is of the highest quality and imported and the seafood freshly caught off the island waters. The 250 item long wine list is superb and reflects the owner's extensive traveling in order to find these special selections. The owners continue to travel throughout Southeast Asia annually for culinary inspiration for the eclectic French and Asian menu. Although Raoul, the chef and owner prides himself on constantly evolving and making new culinary creations, the following three items remain permanently on the menu; home-made freshly smoked Caribbean fish selection as a starter, basil and coconut milk Thai casserole with Anguillan crayfish as a main course and home ice cream selections for desert.
Located near the center of Sandy Ground Village, Bonjour Café is on Well Road. When all you need is comfortable clothes and to be digging into a helping of French fare, remember this place where the vibe is very casual. The menu at Bonjour is hard to pin down, but falls somewhere between French, Tobagan, and local island fare.
|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|
|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|
|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|
If you seek even more options in this same genre, you will find similar ingredients and influences at restaurants like these:
|Dolce Vita Italian Beach Restaurant And Bar||(264) 497-8668||Italian||Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla|
|Elite Beach Restaurant and Bar||(264) 498-5178||Italian||1.6 mi. North of Central East End|
|Italia||(264) 498-2000||Italian||1.5 mi. West of Central Blowing Point|
|Valley Bistro||(264) 498-5100||Mediterranean||The Valley, Central Anguilla|
|Trattoria Tramonto & Oasis Beach Bar||(264) 497-8819||Italian||1.6 mi. South West of Central Meads Bay|
|Cobà||(264) 497-7000||Italian||0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Meads Bay|
|Roy's Bayside Grille||(264) 497-2470||British||Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla|
|Spice||(888) 858-5822||Middle Eastern||1.1 mi. South of Central Meads Bay|
|De Cuisine||(264) 584-3431||European||1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Blowing Point|
|(264) 497-6827||Italian||0.4 mi. South West of Central Meads Bay|
Sometimes, the most satisfying cuisines in Anguilla are the ones that you find suddenly while trekking the town of your choice. But of course, that doesn't mean you can't have a few favorites on the itinerary. To find out more regarding the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.
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