For the ultimate in local home cooking and personalized service, you won't want to miss this spot. It is not a restaurant, in fact, but the home of an otherwise retired local resident, Mrs. Scatliffe who prepares a different meal each night for guests who she welcomes to dine on the deck in her garden.
There is no set menu when you dine with Mrs. Scatliffe. Instead, you'll enjoy her authentic homemade West Indian cuisine, often prepared with produce from her garden.
Mrs. Scatliffe's Restaurant is a popular grill that happens to specialize in Caribbean cuisine. The formality of the menu and service to expect from this restaurant is informal. When's the best time to come? They're open for dinner only, so plan ahead to catch their brief service.
Mrs. Scatliffe's is located in the yellow home across from the primary school. Dinner is typically served by a local teenager hired on for the night to make a few extra bucks, so the quality of service does vary on this aspect. Diners should be aware that Mrs. Scatliffe is of strong faith, and will often read a verse from the bible or say a prayer before the food is served.
Positioned on the island of Tortola, 2.3 miles North-Northeast of downtown Road Town, Mrs. Scatliffe's Restaurant is an inviting option for those in the area. Residents and tourists checking out Road Town should also consider having a meal here, as it's 2.3 miles to the north-northeast of town.
Guests can merge their restaurant visit with local sightseeing options by heading to one of the area's many nearby attractions, like Josiah's Bay Plantation.
Another point of interest in the area near this location is Rogues Bay, which is nearby beach where the entire family can relax.
For those trying to find another restaurant with some similar kinds of food and/or a similar ambiance, there are quite a few nearby places to pick from, including Charlie’s.
Then of course, if you're in the mood for a change of pace, this section of Tortola boasts a wide range of food and drink locales, which offer all types of cuisine styles and flavors. For instance, you might also consider trying some good eats and different cuisines at a close by stop, like Verandah Restaurant, which is two miles south-southwest.
There is a fixed price of between $35 and $38(USD) per person depending on that night's offerings, and Mrs. Scarliffe accepts cash only. This is not the type of restaurant where you come an go as you please. Reservations are required by 5:00 p.m., and seating is between 7:00 and 8:00 p.m.
Phone: (284) 495-4556
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