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Ocean Drive, Barbuda
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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Uncle Roddy's is situated at the south coast of Barbuda, at the Coral Bay Group, just next to Barbuda Cottages. We had lunch and dinner here 3 times during our stay at the Cottages, one of them was our wedding meal. We couldn't have asked for more tasty food: both the lobster and the fish are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Judit K
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Karlsruhe, Germany
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  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed chatting with Uncle Roddy, he is a very accommodating host. Excellent red snapper. Lobster is plentiful. He made us a very nice wedding lunch which was enjoyed by all.

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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91 reviews 91 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Uncle Roddy's is situated at the south coast of Barbuda, at the Coral Bay Group, just next to Barbuda Cottages. We had lunch and dinner here 3 times during our stay at the Cottages, one of them was our wedding meal. We couldn't have asked for more tasty food: both the lobster and the fish are sooooo delicious! Uncle Roddy... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Two of my favorite things in one place fresh lobster grilled on a gorgeous deserted beach with a cold Wadadli Beer-what more can I ask out of life. Uncle Roddy was a great host and I went there three times!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stayed at the Barbuda Cottages right next door and had the opportunity to dine with Uncle Roddy and Richie (his beloved pooch) a few times over our stay. Arrangements were made ahead of our stay to have dinner the night we arrived and as promised, Uncle Roddy had full Lobster meals waiting for us! During our stay we also... More 

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Concord, NH
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The lobster was cooked right on the Barbie near us and it was great. He makes a wonderful rum punch I will be back again next year

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Washington, DC
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92 reviews 92 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

There are plenty of reviews of Uncle Roddy’s out there – and they are well deserved. He serves well-made Caribbean fare (grilled lobster, chicken or fish) with grilled bananas, rice with coconut milk and a fresh salad. Roddy is open, honest and friendly. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to meet his dog Richie.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Plus, Uncle Ruddy is such a wonderful host. Again we felt we were eating with a friend in a lovely spot. Relaxing and tasty.

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London
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We returned from a fortnight in Barbuda last week. We were there exactly the same time last year. This year a local ban on catching, selling or buying lobsters was in place (not a problem for us as all other islands we visit have a closed season and there is plenty of other good food available). This had caused problems... More 

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London, England
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Uncle Roddy's is a simple homestyle restaurant on the beach at Spanish Well Point in Barbuda which serves the best lobster we've ever had. It's worth the adventure to get there. If like us you're arriving by boat you pull the dinghy up on the sand at the security gate to the airstrip & Roddy will come and get you... More 

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Clinton, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

A great way to spend a relaxing day in Barbuda, The pink sand beach with Roddy cooking grilled Lobster. The food was fantastic, the beer was cold and the chairs in the surf were totally relaxing. A must to experience !!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ocean Drive, Barbuda
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Barbuda

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?