Grand Old House

Thanks to a careful preservation and resorption efforts, the legend of the magnificent Grand Old House has been kept alive since 1908. The Grand Old House Restaurant exhibits its original charm and is among the finest eateries on the island, offering oceanside dining.


The Grand Old House Restaurant offers Classic European cuisine with a dash of Caribbean flavor. Some of Chef Kandaphil Matahi's specialties include the potato-crusted tuna, and appetizers such as coconut beer-battered shrimp and home-smoked marlin and salmon. Dishes like fresh seafood and lobster prepared in a coconut-flavored curry sauce with tropical chutney, or the Cayman-style turtle steak in a spicy tomato sauce will surely make you a patron to this eatery outlet.

They have over 20 years of awards from the Wine Spectator Magazine, so you will be sure to fine the perfect wine to compliment your delicious meal. There is an extensive Armagnac and cigar collection, in conjunction with live music, can also greatly enhance your dining experience.

The Grand Old House is also one of the most sought after venues for hosting weddings and special events in the Cayman Islands.


The seaside veranda at Grand Old House offers the right vibe for a romantic dinner; it is facing south west so it is perfect for panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and spectacular Cayman sunset dinners. The ocean-side gazebos and spacious patio are decorated with luminous lights, and the indoor rhythmic ambiance is set by a pianist.

The dining rooms are air conditioned and well-maintained. They are elegant and offer highly polished mahogany floors, which elevate the already refined colonial atmosphere. There are also five private rooms, including the Wine Room, which seats up to ten people and houses the restaurant's extensive wine collection and their own premium labels.


Grand Old House is situated in the southwestern outskirts of Georgetown.

This section of Grand Cayman has many attractions and activities, each of which help characterize this inviting area that's an attraction all its own. Two of the closest places of interest from this establishment include National Trust Visitor Center and Dr. Roy's Ironshore, both of which are within a reasonable driving distance of the the restaurant.

People who dine here also tend to love a full selection of things to do outdoors nearby. Vacationers who come to town will certainly want to check out the closest golf course, Britannia Golf Course, which is not too far from Grand Old House. And what makes a breezy round of golf even better? A nap afterwards at Smith's Cove, which you will find to be the nearest beach and is only a couple hundred yards away. In addition to these nearby options, you may encounter at least one other beach and another golf course, if you have time in your itinerary to spare.

Nearby Restaurants

Being able to visit a variety of interesting restaurants is part of a location's appeal when you're away from home. Therefore we're happy to report this region of Grand Cayman features several places that whip up everything from fiery to rich food. If Grand Old House is too crowded on your visit, you may enjoy the the food offered by Cafe Tortuga.

Credit Cards and Other Info

For lunch, soups and salads range from $8.50 to $14. Appetizers are either $12.50 or $13.50. The main course ranged from $15 to $17 for land and $18.50 to $26.50 for sea.

For dinner, soups are either $8 or $9.50. Salads are $12.50 to $14.50 and appetizers can cost anywhere from$12.50 to $35. Main dishes range from $26.50 to $41.

Grand Old House accepts American Express, Discover, Master Card and Visa.

Grand Old House is open for lunch from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm Monday through Friday and for dinner from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm Monday through Saturday. They are closed Sundays.

Contact Info

Location: Petra Plantation, 648 South Church Street, Georgetown, Grand Cayman

Phone: (345) 949-9333

Secondary Phone: (345) 949-0635




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