Contemporary Cuisine on Grand Cayman

If you're a big fan of contemporary food, don't miss a chance to satisfy your hunger. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a couple of places in the Cayman Islands where you can sample some.

With plenty of variety, from the fine dining backdrop at Abacus Restaurant & Lounge to the dives where cocktails are as much a part of dinner as the grub, there's something for every type of traveler and even for a memorable date night.

The following list allows you to pursue the few contemporary places you'll have the chance to check out during your getaway. You can click each restaurant's name to find out more about its location, style, and more.

Abacus Restaurant & Lounge

Seven Mile Beach | (345) 623-8282

Abacus Restaurant & Lounge is located in the general vicinity of downtown Georgetown; it is approximately two and a half miles (approximately four kilometers) to the north of Georgetown. This place has high standards and a beautiful decor, which means patrons who favor that type of dining as well as contemporary food shouldn't overlook this option. <p>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.</p>

Upstairs at Kaibo

Cayman Kai | (345) 947-9975

Upstairs at Kaibo

Upstairs at Kaibo is on the same premises as Kaibo Beach Bar & Grill, and is a smart choice for travelers exploring this part of Grand Cayman. From the restaurant, Bodden Town is five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) to the south. Fresh seafood and contemporary fare both describe the best dishes at this notable formal dining option. <p>Dining at Upstairs is a truly special experience. The menu changes often in order for Chef Laurence to utilize to freshest ingredients available, from line caught fish from local waters to whatever produce is in season. Herb crusted fish, perfectly cooked tenderloin, and risotto are all common menu fixtures.</p> <p>Though you may be stuffed, you won't want to skip dessert. Everything is made in house, with such offerings as white chocolate parfait with dark chocolate nougatine, and sticky banoffee pudding.</p> <p>Wine pairings are available, as well as over 50 different rums.</p>

Roland's Garden

Seven Mile Beach | (345) 946-2500

Roland's Garden is located near downtown Georgetown; it is two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the north of Georgetown. Gladly termed an informal dining option, it's not hard to see why people come here to "put their feet up". <p>Roland's Garden is fully screened in, but open enough so that guests can enjoy the surrounding tropical garden.</p>

Some of the most memorable culinary offerings in the Cayman Islands are those you casually come across during your exploration of different cities. Then again, that doesn't mean you can't plan ahead. To read even more regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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