Photo credit: © The Island House - Shima

Delicate and aromatic flavor take center stage at Shima. This restaurant manages to be both casual and upscale at the same time, with luxurious options like their world-class wine list mixed with down to earth options like their children's brunch menu.


The brunch menu lets you have your eggs any way you want, with various omelette and roti options. There are also chicken and pork options, if you want to start your day off with a little meat. Salads can get you started on a fresh note. Children can also enjoy brunch at Shima with their own special children's menu.

Dinner takes on a distinctly Asian flair, with choices like a raw bar, wok and curries. There are also small plates and vegetarian options. Little fire drawings next to the menu items indicate how spicy they are.

Sushi is definitely the specialty at Shima, and their flavors are diverse, including influences from both Indonesian and Thai cuisines. This dining option is on the table during both brunch and dinner, so make time to try it. You could discover flavors you've been missing all your life.


This rooftop retreat has many options for where guests can sit. Guests can dine in the main dining room, the seculded eight seat sushi bar or the terrace. If they chose to dine on the terrace. guests can enjoy views of Lyford Cay Marin and the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean. A second terrace also has Bar Shima and a lounge overlooking the pool.


Located in Lyford Cay, 1.9 miles south-southwest of Gambier, Shima is a part of The Island House. For travelers staying in and around Cable Beach, this dining establishment can be reached to the west-southwest.

If you are hoping to merge your dining experience with some nice sightseeing possibilities, you'll find at least a couple noteworthy things to see within reach of the restaurant, like Commonwealth Brewery.

People who visit are also on the lookout for the group of outdoor pursuits nearby. Whether they are beginners or veteran golfers, travelers who drop by for the day can improve their games at the nearest golf club, Albany Golf Course, which can be found not too far from Shima. Or perhaps you'd rather spend time at Old Fort Marina Beach, which is the nearest beach and is only one and a quarter miles away. Remember, those two attractions are just a few of the golf courses and beaches in the general area.

Nearby Restaurants

If you are in the mood for an area restaurant with similar types of food, consider trying STIX.

Then again, if you want a change of pace, this section of New Providence provides an excellent range of food and drink locales, where you will find cuisine styles ranging from the familiar to the exotic. For instance, you could also consider the food offered by The Coffee Bar.

Hours and Other Info

Shima is open for brunch from Saturday to Sunday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm and dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm.

Contact Info

Location: Mohogany Hill Western Road, Lyford Cay, New Providence

Phone: (242) 698-6300




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