Set in a great location with views of St. John's Harbour, their self proclaimed specialty is fresh seafood. The hospitality is great here and you're sure to enjoy plenty of friendly smiles.


Seafood is abundant on the menu, but steak and chicken are possibilities if your palate is overwhelmed with the extensive seafood selections on the island. Still, favorite options include conch fritters and cockles. They also offer a full bar with great cocktails and their signature cocktail is their version of the old fashioned rum punch.

The specialty at Russell's, is seafood served Caribbean style. When is this restaurant option on the table? They're open during both dinner and lunch, so make time to stop by; you could find a new favorite food.


Located at historic Fort James, their restored 18th century building looks out over the ocean and is the perfect setting to watch the sunset and cruise ships leave St. John's Harbour. They have live entertainment every Friday followed by their local dishes on Saturday which is a long standing tradition.


Russell's is located toward the northwestern outskirts of St. John's.

Tourists can combine their dining experience with excellent local sightseeing possibilities by patronizing one of the many nearby attractions, such as Fort James.

People who visit often gravitate toward the selection of things to do outdoors located around this district. Any golfers who drop by for the day will certainly want to check out the closest golf club, Cedar Valley Golf Club. Or sometime during your visit you might want to chill out at Fort James Beach, which is the nearest beach and is only a few hundred yards away. Remember, those two are only a few options among a group of golf courses and beaches in this area.

Nearby Restaurants

If you and your party are looking for another place to eat with some similar menu items and/or a similar ambiance, there is no lack of nearby places to choose from, including Millers by the Sea. Guests will find it a half mile from Russell's.

But of course, if you're looking for a change of pace, this part of Antigua features an impressive range of restaurants that will surely satisfy almost every type of diner. For instance, you can also try some different and amazing eats at a nearby place, like Sandhaven, which is less than a mile away.

Credit Cards Accepted

Russell's accepts Master Card and Visa. Russell's Bar opens at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and serves beginning at 11:00 a.m. until late in the evening when things begin to die down.

Contact Info

Location: St. John's, Antigua

Phone: (268) 462-5479

Secondary Phone: (268) 726-5242



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