Restaurant Options in The Valley

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Whichever restaurant you choose in Anguilla, there is a good possibility of being confronted with a staggering wine list and cuisine that rivals that of any prime international restaurant. Vacationers should certainly take the opportunity to dine at a number of locations during their stay.

Although Anguilla is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom, cuisine in the island's restaurants is more reflective of diverse international influences such as French, Asian, and Caribbean. The Caribbean love of rum and the European love of wine are both clearly evident in Anguilla. Learn about Anguilla's eats when you read the Culinary Styles article.

The island has a range of restaurants, from roadside barbecues to casual eateries to elegant and refined dining experiences. Because there are more than 70 restaurants on the tiny island, you can bet you'll find a suitable locale to dine at regardless of which part of the island you're visiting that day. Many vacationers like to stick to hotel restaurants to ensure there will be something familiar on the menu. You should note that in Anguilla, many of the hotel restaurants serve gourmet food and are on the more expensive side. Still, you can learn about hotel restaurants at our page discussing the Best Hotels for Dining Options. Further, if you want to know which restaurants are located in the vicinity of local hotels, check out the A to Z: Hotels in Detail page. Here, you can search for hotels that you have interest in, you will be given a listing of the nearest hotels, as well as details about the hotel itself, and any dining possibilities on site.

Caribbean Cuisine

Aleta

Caribbean dishes are especially easy to find in Anguilla. Because this kind of fare has elements borrowed from a variety of culinary cultures, even the pickiest diners will find dishes they'll enjoy at these restaurants. Don't forget to click on the link to each restaurant to read additional information.

Da' Vida Restaurant & Spa is a local bar and grill located within Crocus Hill, in central Anguilla. Choose from pork tenderloin, lamb loin, zesty sesame chicken or local lobster dishes for dinner. Dumplings, soups and salads make up the appetizer menu.

Restaurants Map

Your group might want to consider trying Dune Preserve. The Dune Preserve is open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch. Dinner starts at 7:00 and the live music gets going around 9:00 p.m..

Roy's Bayside Grille has a couple of cuisines to try, including British and Caribbean. A convergence of fun and excitement can be attained by the beach in Sandy Ground where Roy’s serves the best steaks and fresh seafood grilled to its customers. You'll find them on Road Bay.

You can learn more about these types of options in Anguilla by taking a look at the table down below.

Caribbean Restaurants in Anguilla
Name Location Phone Number
20 Knots 2.8 mi. North-Northeast of Central the Valley (264) 584-0001
Aleta 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Meads Bay (264) 333-8057
Arawak Cafe 1.8 mi. North of Central East End (264) 497-4888
B&D's BBQ 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Meads Bay --
Bamboo Bar & Grill 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Meads Bay (264) 333-8057
Blue Beachfront Bistro 1.1 mi. South of Central Meads Bay (888) 858-5822
Bonjour Café Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla (264) 461-3200
Coconose Restaurant 0.1 mi. South of Central Blowing Point (264) 497-6434
Covecastles Restaurant 1.9 mi. South West of Central Meads Bay (800) 223-1108
Da' Vida Restaurant & Spa Crocus Hill, Central Anguilla (264) 498-5433
Dad's Bar & Grill Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla (264) 581-3237
De Cuisine 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Blowing Point (264) 584-3431
Dune Preserve 1.6 mi. West of Central Blowing Point (264) 497-6219
E's Oven 1.3 mi. North-Northeast of Central Blowing Point (264) 498-8258
Elite Beach Restaurant and Bar 1.6 mi. North of Central East End (264) 498-5178
Elodias Beach Bar & Grill 1.3 mi. South West of Central Meads Bay (264) 497-1257
English Rose Restaurant Stoney Ground, Central Anguilla (264) 497-5353
Firefly Restaurant 0.4 mi. South West of Central Meads Bay (264) 497-6827
Fish Shack & Grill 0.2 mi. North of Central Blowing Point (264) 729-9696
Garden Terrace Café 0.9 mi. Southeast of Central Meads Bay (264) 497-6603
Gwen's Reggae Grill 3.3 mi. Northeast of Central the Valley (264) 497-2120
Hungry's The Valley, Central Anguilla (264) 235-8907
Jacala Beach Restaurant 0.1 mi. West of Central Meads Bay (264) 498-5888
Ken's Pork The Valley, Central Anguilla --
Mango's 1.0 mi. West of Central Shoal Bay West (264) 497-6479
Nat's Palm Grove Bar and Grill 1.6 mi. Northeast of Central East End (264) 497-4224
Old Caribe Bar & Restaurant 1.2 mi. West of Central Blowing Point (264) 497-6061
Olde Caribe 1.2 mi. West of Central Blowing Point (800) 583-9247
Oliver's Seaside Grill 0.9 mi. Northeast of Central Meads Bay (264) 497-8780
Pimms 1.1 mi. South of Central Meads Bay (264) 497-6666
Prickly Pear Bar & Restaurant 6.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Meads Bay (264) 235-5864
Ripples Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla (264) 497-3380
Roy's Bayside Grille Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla (264) 497-2470
SandBar Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla (264) 498-0171
Sandy Island 2.9 mi. Northwest of Central Blowing Point (264) 476-6534
Sarjai’s 0.4 mi. Northeast of Central Meads Bay (264) 497-6755
Scilly Cay 1.9 mi. North of Central East End (264) 497-5123
Serenity Beach Resort Bar and Restaurant 3.3 mi. Northeast of Central the Valley (264) 497-3328
Smitty's on the Beach 1.8 mi. North of Central East End (264) 497-4300
Smokey's at the Cove 0.9 mi. Southeast of Central Meads Bay (264) 497-6582
Stone 2.8 mi. North-Northeast of Central the Valley (264) 584-0001
Sun Shine Shack 1.3 mi. West of Central Blowing Point (264) 746-0649
Tasty's Restaurant 1.0 mi. North of Central Blowing Point (264) 584-2737
The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar 0.4 mi. South of Central Blowing Point (264) 497-6613
The Restaurant at Malliouhana 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Meads Bay (786) 261-0800
Tropical Sunset Beach Bar and Restaurant 2.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central the Valley (264) 497-6076
Zara's 3.3 mi. Northeast of Central the Valley (264) 497-3229

Local Cuisines

For those vacationers who like tasting new flavors that are distinctive to the areas they visit, Anguilla offers a couple of truly local restaurants to pick from.

Barrel Stay Restaurant is a dinner venue located within Sandy Ground Village, in central Anguilla. This restaurant is closed on Wednesdays. Customers can contact them at (264) 497-2831.

Picante is a nice nearby restaurant you might enjoy. Hosts Chloe and Therron find out innovative ways to make this restaurant a top class eatery outlet. It's unpretentious, traditional mexican food. Customers can contact them at (264) 498-1616.

Other Local Restaurants in Anguilla
Name Location Type Phone Number
Barrel Stay Restaurant Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla Creole, French (264) 497-2831
Picante 1.2 mi. South West of Central Meads Bay Mexican (264) 498-1616

European and Asian

Sunset Lounge

Anyone in the mood for some European food will find lots of different options to choose from. Alongside Caribbean food, you'll also be able to choose from French and Italian options.

Diners may want to consider dining at Trattoria Tramonto & Oasis Beach Bar. Trattoria has some of the most authentic tasting Italian food you will find in Anguilla. That said, they offer some options that have an island flare.

Straw Hat Restaurant: Straw Hat boasts 15 years serving fine cuisine to Anguilla visitors. Huge windows provide panoramic views of the dazzling ocean, and after dark, the lights from St. Martin. You can find them on John Hodge Road.

A restaurant in the vicinity you might like is Veya Restaurant and Cafe. Vaya is open only from 6-10pm and closed on Sundays. You should make reservations in advance for a table here. If you are looking to call before making reservations, you can do so at (264) 498-8392.

Below are the 26 restaurants serving this kind of cuisine.

European and Asian Restaurants in Anguilla
Name Location Type Phone Number
AXA Pizza 0.4 mi. South West of Central Meads Bay Italian (264) 497-6827
Barrel Stay Restaurant Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla Creole, French (264) 497-2831
Blue Bar & Brick Oven Pizza Restaurant Central Anguilla Italian (264) 462-1000
Bonjour Café Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla Caribbean, French (264) 461-3200
Cafe de Paris 0.7 mi. East of Central Meads Bay French (264) 497-0069
Cha Cha San 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Blowing Point Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (264) 583-1988
Cobà 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Meads Bay Italian (264) 333-8057
Covecastles Restaurant 1.9 mi. South West of Central Meads Bay Caribbean, French (800) 223-1108
De Cuisine 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Blowing Point Caribbean, European (264) 584-3431
Dolce Vita Italian Beach Restaurant And Bar Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla Italian (264) 497-8668
Elite Beach Restaurant and Bar 1.6 mi. North of Central East End Caribbean, Italian (264) 498-5178
Fish Shack & Grill 0.2 mi. North of Central Blowing Point British, Caribbean (264) 729-9696
Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery 1.8 mi. North of Central East End Asian, Eclectic, French (264) 497-4290
Italia 1.5 mi. West of Central Blowing Point Italian (264) 498-2000
Jacala Beach Restaurant 0.1 mi. West of Central Meads Bay Caribbean, French (264) 498-5888
Madeariman Beach Bar and Restaurant 3.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central the Valley French (264) 497-5750
Oliver's Seaside Grill 0.9 mi. Northeast of Central Meads Bay Caribbean, Continental (264) 497-8780
Pimms 1.1 mi. South of Central Meads Bay Caribbean, European, Fusion (264) 497-6666
Roy's Bayside Grille Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla British, Caribbean (264) 497-2470
Stone 2.8 mi. North-Northeast of Central the Valley Asian, Caribbean (264) 584-0001
Straw Hat Restaurant 0.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Meads Bay Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (264) 497-8300
Sunset Lounge 0.6 mi. West of Central Meads Bay Asian (264) 333-8057
The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar 0.4 mi. South of Central Blowing Point Caribbean, French (264) 497-6613
Tokyo Bay 1.5 mi. West of Central Blowing Point Japanese (264) 498-2000
Trattoria Tramonto & Oasis Beach Bar 1.6 mi. South West of Central Meads Bay Italian (264) 497-8819
Veya Restaurant and Cafe North Hill Village, Central Anguilla Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (264) 498-8392

American

Mango's

American fare is definitely a popular choice in Anguilla. For less adventurous guests, there are 15 eateries where you can enjoy standard American cuisine.

The Pumphouse is a pleasant place you could visit. Pumphouse’s emulsion of style, good food and music makes them a popular restaurant and bar among people of all age groups on the island of Anguilla. They're located on Sandy Ground Road.

Mango's: Mango's is a restaurant known for its lighter, grilled entrees. The sesame snapper is their signature dish.

Another local establishment you might enjoy is Sandy Island. A delicious menu of seafood entrees pairs perfectly with the fantastic views of a coral reef at this offshore restaurant. Cocktails here are fabulous.

Smitty's on the Beach offers a couple of cuisine options to try, including American and Caribbean. The house specialty at Smitty's is grilled crayfish and beer, which says it all about this casual Island Harbour hot spot! Enjoy some rum punch while you watch a sporting event on one of their televisions. To contact them, call (264) 497-4300.

Look through the table right below if you want to learn of all the American options that you will be able to find within Anguilla.

American Restaurants in Anguilla
Name Location Phone Number
A Burger 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Blowing Point (264) 497-3535
Da' Vida Restaurant & Spa Crocus Hill, Central Anguilla (264) 498-5433
Elodias Beach Bar & Grill 1.3 mi. South West of Central Meads Bay (264) 497-1257
English Rose Restaurant Stoney Ground, Central Anguilla (264) 497-5353
Falcon's Nest 1.6 mi. North of Central East End (264) 772-1127
Fat Cat Gourmet to Go The Valley, Central Anguilla (264) 497-2307
Johnno's Beach Stop Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla (264) 497-2728
Le Bon Pain 1.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central East End (264) 497-4090
Mango's 1.0 mi. West of Central Shoal Bay West (264) 497-6479
Sandy Island 2.9 mi. Northwest of Central Blowing Point (264) 476-6534
Smitty's on the Beach 1.8 mi. North of Central East End (264) 497-4300
Tasty's Restaurant 1.0 mi. North of Central Blowing Point (264) 584-2737
The Pumphouse Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla (264) 497-5154
The Restaurant at Malliouhana 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Meads Bay (786) 261-0800
Uncle Earnie's Beach Bar 2.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central the Valley (264) 497-3907

Other Restaurants

Blue Beachfront Bistro

There are plenty of locations serving other types of cuisine in Anguilla.

Blanchards Beach Shack is a casual restaurant Meads Bay, in western Anguilla. Some of the Blanchard couple's favorite offerings are available on the menu at Blanchards Beach Shack, including homemade corn tortilla tacos, jerk-chicken sandwiches, and lobster rolls. Enjoy a mixed beverage, a glass of carefully selected wine, or a beer with your meal, and stop by for frozen yogurt when it is the only thing that will satisfy you on a hot day. They're located on Meads Bay Road.

Blanchards Restaurant is a nearby option you could try. One bite of the food at Blanchards Beach Shack and you will be surprised to learn that Melinda Blanchard, owner and head chef, is self taught. What appears on the menu as a typical entree will arrive at the table in a bed of fresh shiitake mushrooms, completely transforming the meal into a work of art. The property is situated on Meads Bay Road.

Blue Beachfront Bistro: Set on Maundays Bay Beach, Blue Beachfront Bistro welcomes every Cap Juluca guest to join them for breakfast in bright blue surroundings -- the sky, the sea, and the decor all join together to create a lovely environment that can't be beat. And if you can't get enough, come back and join them for lunch. Visitors can call them at (888) 858-5822.

Café Mediterraneo is located at CuisinArt Resort & Spa and has various different specialties to enjoy, including pizza and salads. While a complimentary continental breakfast is available everyday at Café Med, an a la carte menu with unique Mediterranean and international dishes is available as well. Energizing smoothies, juices, buttermilk pancakes and toasted bagel with smear are only some of the taste meals that are the perfect start to anyone's day. Visitors can contact them at (264) 498-2000.

Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery has a few different cuisines to try, including Asian and eclectic. The meat is of the highest quality and imported and the seafood freshly caught off the island waters. The 250 item long wine list is superb and reflects the owner's extensive traveling in order to find these special selections. If you want to call before you go, do so at (264) 497-4290.

Below you can find the 18 places offering this kind of cuisine.

Other Restaurants in Anguilla
Name Location Type Phone Number
Andy's Restaurant & Bar The Valley, Central Anguilla Fusion (264) 498-2639
Blanchards Beach Shack 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Meads Bay Eclectic (264) 497-6100
Blanchards Restaurant 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Meads Bay Fusion (264) 497-6100
Blue Beachfront Bistro 1.1 mi. South of Central Meads Bay Caribbean, International (888) 858-5822
Café Mediterraneo 1.5 mi. West of Central Blowing Point Mediterranean (264) 498-2000
Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery 1.8 mi. North of Central East End Asian, Eclectic, French (264) 497-4290
Le Bistro at Santorini 1.5 mi. West of Central Blowing Point Fusion, Mediterranean (264) 498-2000
Ocean Echo 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Meads Bay International (264) 498-5454
Old Caribe Bar & Restaurant 1.2 mi. West of Central Blowing Point Caribbean, Contemporary (264) 497-6061
Olde Caribe 1.2 mi. West of Central Blowing Point Caribbean, Eclectic (800) 583-9247
Pimms 1.1 mi. South of Central Meads Bay Caribbean, European, Fusion (264) 497-6666
Prickly Pear Bar & Restaurant 6.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Meads Bay Caribbean, Vegetarian (264) 235-5864
Ripples Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla Caribbean, Eclectic (264) 497-3380
Spice 1.1 mi. South of Central Meads Bay Middle Eastern (888) 858-5822
The Half Shell 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Meads Bay Mediterranean (264) 333-8057
The Place 0.8 mi. West of Central Blowing Point International (246) 584-6501
Valley Bistro The Valley, Central Anguilla Mediterranean (264) 498-5100
Zara's 3.3 mi. Northeast of Central the Valley Caribbean, Eclectic (264) 497-3229

The appropriate attire for each of these establishments will be different. Many travelers will spend their days in beachwear and other revealing clothing. These articles are not considered appropriate in shops, towns, and restaurants. Day time dress in restaurants is casual, and travelers may even wear shorts. Dinner is another matter, however, and travelers should plan on being neat and sharp but comfortable. Men should wear dress pants and a collared or button down shirt, while women should wear informal dresses. Some of island's ritziest restaurants may require more formal attire. Diners who plan to frequent these nicer establishments or who will have business meetings may wish to pack more formal attire, such as a jacket and tie. Click here to read more about clothing and attire in Anguilla.

Although there are a number of restaurants to accommodate travelers and residents on this small island, some have as few as seven tables. Reservations will be required at any of the nicest or most popular restaurants, especially during the high tourist season from mid-December to mid-April. A significant number of restaurants in Anguilla will close for two months in September and October, so a call to ensure the restaurant of your choice is open may be a good idea as well.

MasterCard and Visa are widely accepted, and American Express and Discover have limited acceptance. Restaurants may include a service charge of 10 to 15 percent, and there may be additional charges for the use of credit cards. Travelers should tip 15 to 20 percent if a gratuity is not included in the bill.

With so many culinary choices, travelers should sample a number of restaurants in Anguilla to enjoy some of the Caribbean's finest cuisine.

 

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