French Cuisine in Barbados

If you can't get enough French food, you might find yourself with a chance to indulge yourself. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a couple of restaurants in Barbados where you can sample some.

With many options, from the fine dining attitude at L'Acajou to the dives whose signature menu items will have you craving more, you could encounter a dish worthy of multiple plates-full.

The list below allows you to read up on the small collection of French restaurants that you may be referred to during your getaway. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to view the full article about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.


Speightstown | (246) 422-2586


Situated in the southern outskirts of Speightstown, Camelot is located at Cobblers Cove Hotel. As part of their panel of French-inspired cuisine, the kitchen at Camelot boasts about their barbecue and seafood.

Serving every meal of the day, your taste buds will be tantalized whether you want scrambled eggs or ahi tuna. Head Chef Jason Joseph aims to use local ingredients to make every dish, and freshness is important. Fish is brought in from a local fisherman and nearby farms provide the produce. An example of what you'll find on the ever-changing menu is as follows. To start, you might find goat cheese on cinnamon toast brioche or a lobster and melon tasting; and the main entrees might be something like olive crusted mahi-mahi or herb marinated lamb rack. In August of 2014, the Chef's Choice menu included roast root vegetable soup, pan-fried foie gras with vanilla apples, pan-fried duck breast, crab, chive, and green pea risotto, and orange cheesecake.


The vicinity of Holetown | (246) 444-2000


L'Acajou is a part of Sandy Lane, and is a viable option for people who are going to spend time visiting this section of Barbados. It's 0.8 miles south of Holetown. Seafood (of course) and French panache are an outstanding combo at this friendly, formal dining option.

The utmost in elegance, L'Acajou, meaning mahogany in French, is surrounded by several of these beautiful trees on the Foyer Level of the hotel. Enjoy the look of white marble, crystal glasses and pink cloth napkins, perfectly attune to the colors of the setting sun in the background as you eat.

Juma's Restaurant

Speightstown | (246) 432-0232

Set in the heart of Speightstown, Juma's Restaurant is a smart choice for vacationers who are going to spend time visiting this town and its surroundings. Fresh catches from and French panache both describe the best dishes at this colorful restaurant.

The main part of the restaurant is located on the first floor overlooking Speightstown Beach. It has an African theme and is perfect relaxed and comfortable. They are not at all about formality and stuffiness here. On the ground floor, there is a deli with a few tables out on the terrace right by the beach. Seating is split up with 15 tables in the restaurant, eight tables in the deli, and 11 tables on the outside terrace.

Similar Food

The Tides Restaurant

Also worth considering if you really love French food, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Italia Coffee Sheraton Mall (246) 434-0444 Italian 3.8 mi. East of Central Bridgetown
Ciao Bella (246) 432-6633 Mediterranean 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Holetown
Italia Coffee Belleville (246) 427-1400 Italian 1.0 mi. East of Downtown Bridgetown
Castaways Bar and Grill (246) 420-7587 Italian 3.7 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Brown Sugar (246) 426-7684 Creole 1.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Bridgetown
The Tides Restaurant (246) 432-8356 European 0.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central Holetown
Champers Restaurant & Wine Bar (246) 434-3463 Mediterranean 2.9 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Daphne's Restaurant (246) 432-2731 Italian 1.6 mi. South of Central Holetown
Italia Coffee Broad Street (246) 430-6620 Italian Bridgetown
Bajan Blue (246) 444-2000 Mediterranean 0.8 mi. South of Central Holetown

Oftentimes, the best restaurants in Barbados are those you run into during your exploration of different cities. That being said, it doesn't hurt to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To discover even more regarding the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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