Bajan Cuisine in Barbados

During your visit to Barbados, you'll come upon a plentiful supply of restaurants, cafes, and places with delicious cocktails. Guests who already have plans to eat Bajan food should take note of the various establishments where this style of cooking is king. Across Barbados, visitors will find more than enough options that feature this cuisine.


From the informal locale of Pure Ocean to the scrumptious breakfast and dinner at Almond Tree Restaurant & Beach Bar, you may very well stumble upon something worthy of multiple plates-full.

Below, read up on the rather large selection of Bajan eateries available in Barbados. For each restaurant, you can click its name to see more important info about its location, style, and more.

Braddie's Bar Restaurant

Dover | (246) 420-7846

Braddie's Bar Restaurant is located in Dover, just beyond the the center of St. Lawrence Gap. If all you need is good company, a nice setting, and to be grabbing a decent plate of Bajan fare, take a look at this local option where the setting is casual. <p>Well known as the oldest rum shop on the island, this spot is now open for lunch, serving barbecue favorites, fresh salads, and other local fare.</p>

Jeremiah's at Barbados Golf Club

Gibbons | (246) 428-8463

Set 1.5 miles north of Atlantic Shores, Jeremiah's at Barbados Golf Club is a part of Barbados Golf Club. It is 2.7 miles east of St. Lawrence Gap. Pay a visit or two to Gibbons if you're a fan of Bajan cuisine, but particularly coffee. <p>The breakfast menu is simple with staples like toast, croissants and omelettes. The lunch menu has favorites like BLT sandwiches or a burger. They also feature a veggie burger.</p>

Pure Ocean

Dover | (246) 418-7300

Pure Ocean

Located in Dover, near the heart of St. Lawrence Gap, Pure Ocean is on the premises of Divi Southwinds, and is a good option worth considering if you are visiting this neighborhood. Seafood and Bajan food are a great pair at this noteworthy place. <p>Chef Butcher works with local farmers and fishermen to bring the freshest ingredients to the table at every meal. Local specialties such as pudding and souse and flying fish, plus daily specials such as smoked shrimp and pulled pork smoked on the premises are extremely popular and when paired with cocktails that infuse local produce, you can't go wrong.</p>

Ixoria Bar and Restaurant

Welches | (246) 428-3897

Ixoria Bar and Restaurant, which is on the premises of Golden Sands Hotel Barbados, can be found near Atlantic Shores; it is about a mile (approximately a kilometer and a half) to the east of St. Lawrence Gap. Fresh fish and Bajan flair get along famously at this relaxed restaurant. <p>Ixoria offers and a la cart menu of Bajan fare. If you're lucky enough to dine at this spot on Saturday, make sure to order the Pudding and Souse, which is considered to be some of the best on the island.</p>

Hott Pott Cusine

Christ Church Parish | (246) 434-8400

Hott Pott Cusine, on the premises of Worthing Court Apartment Hotel, can be found near Bridgetown; it is 1.2 miles to the west-northwest of St. Lawrence Gap. Seafood and Bajan flair are a great pair at this unique restaurant. <p>The dishes at Hott Pott Cuisine which come highly recommended include the cheesy Bajan macaroni pie and the crispy flying fish.</p>

Bajan Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Almond Tree Restaurant & Beach Bar 1.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Bridgetown Bajan, International, Mediterranean (246) 438-8000
Braddie's Bar Restaurant 4.0 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown Bajan (246) 420-7846
Bump and Wine Cafe Downtown Bridgetown Bajan (246) 228-4289
Café Taboras 1.1 mi. North of Central Holetown Bajan, International (246) 422-5555
Hott Pott Cusine 3.1 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown Bajan (246) 434-8400
Ixoria Bar and Restaurant 2.0 mi. Northwest of Central Atlantic Shores Bajan, Fusion (246) 428-3897
Jeremiah's at Barbados Golf Club 1.5 mi. North of Central Atlantic Shores Bajan, Caribbean (246) 428-8463
Juma's Restaurant 0.2 mi. South West of Central Speightstown Bajan, French, Thai (246) 432-0232
Pure Ocean 3.9 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown Bajan (246) 418-7300
Round Rock Restaurant 3.8 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown Bajan (246) 428-9298
Sand Dunes Bar and Restaurant 3.5 mi. Northwest of Central Bathsheba Bajan (246) 422-9427
The Baron's Smokehouse 1.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Vauxhall Bajan (246) 420-4448

Similar Food

Waterfront Cafe

If you're willing to step just outside the box, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Palm Terrace (246) 422-5555 Caribbean 1.2 mi. North of Central Holetown
Sweet Potatoes (246) 420-7668 Caribbean 3.7 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Bubba's Sports Bar (246) 435-6217 Caribbean 2.6 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
L'Azure at the Crane (246) 423-6220 Caribbean 0.2 mi. East of Central Diamond Valley
Cork & Bottle Bistro (246) 426-5674 Caribbean Downtown Bridgetown
Champers Restaurant & Wine Bar (246) 434-3463 Caribbean 2.9 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Bert's Bar (246) 435-7924 Caribbean 2.9 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Arabian Knights (246) 288-6221 Caribbean 3.8 mi. East of Central Bridgetown
Surfer's Bay (246) 262-5483 Caribbean 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central Atlantic Shores
Reggae Grill (246) 426-2142 Jamaican 1.5 mi. Northwest of Central Atlantic Shores

Sometimes, the most satisfying places to try any cuisine in Barbados are the ones that you casually come across as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. Although, you'll save yourself some stress if you plan on visiting specific venues. To find out even more regarding the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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