Vegetarian Cuisine in Barbados

During your visit to Barbados, you'll have the privilege of deciding between a savory selection of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. But guests who seek vegetarian cuisine in particular will want to visit the places that dub it their specialty. Have a tantalizing taste of the vegetarian dishes awaiting you with these popular restaurants.


With many options, from the very casual locale of Island Plates to the lovely dinner service at The Garden Bar and Restaurant, there is a choice for every guest and any desired budget.

The list below allows you to peek at the restaurants throughout Barbados at which to sample vegetarian eats. You can click each restaurant's name to get further details about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Naniki Restaurant

Suriname | (246) 433-1300

Naniki Restaurant, part of Suriname, is located in Suriname, a neighborhood in St. Joseph Parish; 1.7 miles to the south west of Bathsheba. Definitely deemed a casual place to eat, it's sometimes a respite for hungry visitors on lazy outings. Exotic island fare can be an apt description of Naniki Restaurant. It's got a bit of every Caribbean national flavor you can imagine. Of course, seafood is a top bet here but they do offer traditionally spiced meat dishes such as lamb and chicken.

The Garden Bar and Restaurant

The vicinity of Holetown | (246) 432-0817

Located in the vicinity of Holetown, in the same area as Bridgetown, The Garden Bar and Restaurant is on the premises of Angler Apartments. In case you're wondering, Holetown is to the north-northwest. The character and formality of this awesome bar and grill is pretty casual, which is important because patrons can spend some time winding down while they dig into the scrumptious menu items.

Island Plates

Speightstown | (246) 252-7793

Island Plates

Island Plates is found near the middle of Speightstown. Not only is this restaurant famed for vegetarian delights and particularly pancakes, but wouldn't you know they're also good at sandwiches. The kitchen at Island Plates turns out a varied breakfast that includes your choice of pancakes, smoothies, and hot porridge. Lunch time specials, meanwhile, range from curries to frittatas to seafood. During dinner, guest favorites include the Island Fish Pie, Island Curried Goat, and Island Tapenade. They have gluten free and vegan options available as well, and packed lunches and dinner to go are great when you're short on time.

Novelteas Bistro & Teahouse

St. Matthias | (246) 228-8327

Novelteas Bistro & Teahouse is found along the southeastern outskirts of Bridgetown, in the vicinity of downtown Bridgetown. Though they're broadly known for food with vegetarian flair, this place boasts about their sandwiches and sushi. Along with a collection of fine Indian fare, NovelTeas serves an assortment of teas, most of which you may not have even heard of before, like a tea espresso or bubble tea.

Surfer's Cafe

Oistens | (246) 420-9283

Surfer's Cafe is located near Atlantic Shores; it's to the east of St. Lawrence Gap. Perhaps you could guess that this place is best known for vegetarian food and hamburgers, but we shouldn't forget they're also masters of sandwiches. The menu at Surfer's Cafe is varied, with options including gourmet salads, sandwiches, seafood, and other meats. They also serve breakfast.

Some of the most unique places to dine in Barbados are those that you wind up near unexpectedly while walking around during the day. However, jotting down at least a few different restaurants on the list, is recommended no matter the size of your group. To read more information concerning the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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