Russell's

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.

Food

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.

Among other things, Russell's specializes in seafood with Caribbean twists. Diners are welcome to come by to enjoy both dinner and lunch, so don't hesitate to pay this place a visit. You might fall in love with a local favorite.

Ambiance

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.

Location

This restaurant is on the ocean. positioned on the edge of St. John's, a mile west-northwest of "downtown," Russell's makes an attractive option for those lodging close-by.

This section of Antigua has plenty of cultural and natural attractions, making it a very active town. Some of the closest visitor favorites from this particular dining option include Fort James and Fort Barrington, both of which are only a quick ride away from the restaurant.

Energetic travelers are also on the lookout for the activities made for the great outdoors, in the vicinity. Golfers who wouldn't mind showing off on the links should consider reserving a tee time at this restaurant's closest golf club, Cedar Valley Golf Club, which can be found within traveling distance of Russell's. Besides your spikes, you might want to bring a bathing suit for Fort James Beach, which you will find to be the nearest beach and is only a few hundred yards away. And still, those two are just a couple of the beaches, courses, and outdoor pursuits within the region.

Nearby Restaurants

For those seeking out a local restaurant with similar kinds of food and/or a similar atmosphere, there is no shortage of nearby options to consider, including Millers by the Sea. You can find it a half mile to the northeast of this restaurant.

Then again, if you're in the mood for something different, this region of Antigua boasts a large selection of food and drink locales, where you'll find all kinds of flavors and cuisine types. For example, you can try some other types of food at a close by area restaurant, like Sandhaven, which is less than a mile north-northeast.

Credit Cards and Other Info

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.

Russell's accepts Master Card and Visa.

Contact Info

Location: St. John's, Antigua

Phone: (268) 462-5479

Secondary Phone: (268) 726-5242

Email: russellsfortjames@gmail.com

 

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