Contemporary Cuisine in the Cayman Islands

When the craving strikes for contemporary cuisine, don't pass up a chance to indulge yourself. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a few locations in the Cayman Islands where you can sample this kind of food.

With plenty of variety, from the fine dining attitude at Upstairs at Kaibo to the simple cafes where cocktails are just as important to dinner as the fare, you could encounter a dish worth fighting over.

Below, you can browse the few contemporary restaurants that you may come across during your getaway. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to learn more about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Abacus Restaurant & Lounge

Seven Mile Beach | (345) 623-8282

Abacus Restaurant & Lounge is located near downtown Georgetown; it's 2.4 miles to the north of Georgetown. When you walk in, expect a beautiful, formal menu that sticks out in a destination normally ripe with pub grub and beachy eats.

At Abacus, each meal begins with a complimentary bread basket, but from there the choice is yours. Choose from a selection of gourmet offerings such as free range chicken breasts, veal chops, and duck. Even the burgers are high end, made with 10 ounces of prime beef.

Upstairs at Kaibo

Cayman Kai | (345) 947-9975

Upstairs at Kaibo

Upstairs at Kaibo is on the premises of Kaibo Beach Bar & Grill, and is a smart choice worth considering if you are going to spend time visiting this part of Grand Cayman. If you're curious, Bodden Town is five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) to the south. Fabulously fresh fish and contemporary food make for a bold combo at this notable formal dining option.

Guests at Upstairs have the choice of eating inside the air conditioned dining room, which is richly decorated with muslin curtains and couches you can't help by sink into, or out on the patio with a view of the north sound. Inside, everything centers around the rum bar, and in both locations the service is exemplary.

Sometimes, the most exciting dining destinations in the Cayman Islands are the ones that you happen upon while walking the streets near your hotel. But, writing down the important details of a few intriguing establishments in your daily agenda, may prove valuable later when your stomach's grumbling. To discover more concerning the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.


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