Vegetarian Cuisine in Barbados

During your visit to Barbados, expect to be impressed by the diverse set of fine restaurants, quick eateries, and more. When your preference is vegetarian food, you will want to visit the places known for these fun flavors. Get a feel for the vegetarian favorites offered with this worthy set of establishments.


With lots to try, from the very casual destination known as Surfer's Cafe to the lovely afternoon tea service at Novelteas Bistro & Teahouse, you might come across a dish that tempts your taste buds.

The following list allows you to get more details about the selection of restaurants in Barbados that quench cravings for vegetarian food. On each restaurant's name, click to learn more about its location, style, and more.

Naniki Restaurant

Suriname | (246) 433-1300

Naniki Restaurant is on the premises of Suriname, and is a viable option that's worth considering if you're exploring this neighborhood or nearby. It is 1.7 miles south west of Bathsheba. For those visitors thinking about a really excellent vegetarian meal in a fairly relaxed and welcoming dining area, this informal restaurant is a great choice.

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

The Garden Bar and Restaurant, part of Angler Apartments, is located in the vicinity of Bridgetown; it's to the south-southeast of Holetown. The overall atmosphere of this awesome bar and grill is not formal in the least, and that's good because your whole group can come as they are and simply have mouthfuls of vegetarian food.

Island Plates

Speightstown | (246) 252-7793

Island Plates

Set near the middle of Speightstown, Island Plates is a smart choice for travelers who are going to check out this town and nearby areas. As part of a menu decked with vegetarian culinary creations, the kitchen at Island Plates is particularly known for its pancakes and sandwiches.

Dinning is a pleasant experience at Island Plates, where there is seating under the shade of umbrellas on a lovely deck.

Novelteas Bistro & Teahouse

St. Matthias | (246) 228-8327

Situated along the southeastern outskirts of Bridgetown, Novelteas Bistro & Teahouse is on Hastings Main Road. Speaking of delicious, specialty food with vegetarian flair, this local spot likes to suggest its 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 found close to Atlantic Shores; it's to the east of St. Lawrence Gap. Though one might say the overall focus is vegetarian food, this place serves up an awful lot of hamburgers and sandwiches.

With a view of the bay that is unrivaled, Surfer's Cafe is a beautiful spot to enjoy a meal. If you stop by on Wednesday or Sunday you'll be treated to live music out of the Acoustic Lounge, and WiFi is available every day.

Some of the most memorable cuisines in Barbados are those that you decide upon spontaneously while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. At the same time, it's still a good idea to plan ahead. To learn more details about the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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