French Cuisine in Barbados

If you're a big fan of French cuisine, don't miss an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. You may be a bit limited in your options, but you can still find a few locations in Barbados offering this type of food.

With lots to try, from the very casual destination known as Juma's Restaurant to the fantastic dinner and lunch at Cork & Bottle Bistro, there's something special waiting for each person in your party and any style of dining desired.

The following list allows you to read up on the limited, though enticing, options for French eateries you'll run across while vacationing nearby. Click on one of the options to see more important info about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.


Speightstown | (246) 422-2586


Located in the southern outskirts of Speightstown, Camelot is located at Cobblers Cove Hotel, and is a logical choice for vacationers who are going to be visiting this town and nearby areas. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its French goodies, which yes, includes barbecue, but they're also masters of 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, part of Sandy Lane, is located in the vicinity of Holetown, in Barbados; 0.8 miles to the south of Holetown. The fresh taste of fish and French cuisine are an outstanding combo at this exceptional fine foods restaurant.

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


Juma's Restaurant is found in the heart of Speightstown. Fresh seafood and French style eats come together for some great dishes at this friendly restaurant atmosphere.

Some of the best selling items on their menu are the Flying Fish Pate, Crabcakes, Spare Ribs, Lobster Tails, Fresh Fish, Banana Four Ways, and White Chocolate Creme Brulee.

Cork & Bottle Bistro

Downtown Bridgetown | (246) 426-5674

Located near the center of downtown Bridgetown, Cork & Bottle Bistro is a good choice worth considering if you are thinking about exploring this neighborhood or nearby. While more generally known for French-inspired cuisine, this place eagerly offers their hamburgers and sandwiches.

Although there are burgers and sandwiches on the menu, the main focal point of the menu here is the wine. There are over 40,000 bottles in the cellar, including mature vintages like Domaine Chevalier and Chateaux Talbot.

Similar Food

Cin Cin by the Sea

If seeking variety within the same genre, there are other categories to tackle, including restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Spago Holetown (246) 422-3245 Italian 0.1 mi. Northeast of Central Holetown
Pizza Man Doc Warrens (246) 424-0305 Italian 3.3 mi. North of Central Bridgetown
Spago Settler's Beach (246) 422-3245 Italian 0.3 mi. North of Central Holetown
Opa! St. Lawrence (246) 418-8444 Greek 3.7 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Wispers On The Bay (246) 435-9486 Italian 0.5 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Bridgetown
Cin Cin by the Sea (246) 424-4557 Mediterranean 3.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Bridgetown
Mama Mia (246) 434-3354 Italian 1.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Bridgetown
Pizza Man Doc St. Lawrence (246) 420-7633 Italian 1.1 mi. South of Central Vauxhall
Luigi's (246) 428-9218 Italian 1.0 mi. South of Central Vauxhall
The Tides Restaurant (246) 432-8356 European 0.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central Holetown

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in Barbados are the ones you find suddenly while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. That being said, it's still a good idea to plan on visiting specific venues. To discover more concerning the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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