Creole Cuisine in Barbados

If you're a big fan of Creole cuisine, you might have an opportunity to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a few restaurants in Barbados where you can try some.


With many options, from the very casual backdrop at Waterfront Cafe to the neighborhood eateries where drinks are as much a part of dinner as the chef-prepared favorites, you might come across a dish you absolutely love.

Take time to browse the small handful of Creole eateries that you may hear about as you explore. For each option that interests you, click the name to find out more about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Brown Sugar

Bridgetown | (246) 426-7684

Brown Sugar can be found near the middle of Bridgetown. The general vibe and formality of this awesome buffet is pretty casual, so, of course, your gang should feel relaxed as they come to enjoy the tasty food here.

Brown Sugar is known for its Planter's Buffet Lunch which serves up a selection of four courses featuring Barbadian, Creole, and Caribbean cuisine in an all-you-can-eat setting. Meanwhile, the a la carte menu is more International, with various meat dishes as well as pastas and seafoods available.

Waterfront Cafe

Downtown Bridgetown | (246) 427-0093

Waterfront Cafe

Located in the heart of downtown Bridgetown, Waterfront Cafe is a viable option for vacationers exploring this neighborhood. If all you need is good company, a nice setting, and to be enjoying a helping of Creole fare, consider this place which is a very casual establishment.

Do not miss out the popular pan-fried flying fish sandwich which tops the chart! To choose from soups, light salads to the main course comprising cou cou, melts, crab cakes, jerk, and fresh fish is a difficult decision. Vegetarian selections abound.

IV Play Deli

Vauxhall | (246) 437-2099

Situated toward the center of Vauxhall, in the same vicinity as Bridgetown, IV Play Deli is a part of Sheraton Mall, and is a popular choice that's worth considering if you're going to be visiting this town and adjacent locations. From the restaurant, St. Lawrence Gap is a little more than a mile (approximately two kilometers) to the south. Looking for Caribbean food, but sandwiches in particular? Actually, either way you may as well make this place the one stop that you'll each love for a different reason.

Similar Food

Sandpiper Restaurant

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Coco Patch Restaurant (246) 435-8920 Caribbean 2.7 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Sweet Potatoes (246) 420-7668 Caribbean 3.7 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Sandpiper Restaurant (246) 422-2251 Caribbean 0.3 mi. North of Central Holetown
South Deck Restaurant (246) 826-4448 Caribbean Downtown Bridgetown
KFC Fairchild Street (246) 436-9342 American Downtown Bridgetown
KFC Speightstown (246) 422-2222 American 0.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Speightstown
Cutters of Barbados (246) 423-0611 American 0.3 mi. North of Central Diamond Valley
Reggae Grill (246) 426-2142 Jamaican 1.5 mi. Northwest of Central Atlantic Shores
KFC Oistins (246) 428-0469 American 1.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Atlantic Shores
Bump and Wine Cafe (246) 228-4289 Bajan Downtown Bridgetown

Some of the most unique culinary offerings in Barbados are those you catch sight of - or scent of - during your exploration of different cities. Then again, you can't go wrong when you have a handful of favorites in mind. To learn more regarding the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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