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Waterfront Cafe

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The Careenage, Bridgetown, Barbados
1-246-427-0093
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 177
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  • 201
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 19
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  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely place to have lunch

We had a stunning two course lunch while we watched a fisherman filleting a king fish. The food was beautifully served and the waitress was very kind. It is right in the middle of Bridgetown by the old bridge. We went back to enjoy a Jazz night. It was great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
Shirley O
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Estepona
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Hi, I have been to this lovley waterfront bar/restaurant many times and can honestly say it is one of the best places to eat, drink and relax in Barbados. However, when we were last there in April this year we were told that it was closing the following week as the owner was retiring

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great food. Excellent scenery. Easy walk into the heart of town and main shopping area.Staff very friendly and accommodating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised with the efficiency and friendlyness of the staff. I'm Caribbean and always don't get the service like international visitors. I ordered shrimp it was great. Ambience at the dock was good too

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great service, food and cocktails. Lovely location bent harbour in Bridgetown and with a better than average wine list. Very good value and the crab cakes are amazing. Would really recommend whether you want to have lunch, dinner or just a drink whilst in Bridgetown.

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Estepona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We had a stunning two course lunch while we watched a fisherman filleting a king fish. The food was beautifully served and the waitress was very kind. It is right in the middle of Bridgetown by the old bridge. We went back to enjoy a Jazz night. It was great.

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Barbados
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A great value for money restaurant in a picturesque location. Good live music most nights and at lunch, the best time to go, a peaceful setting by the Careenage to watch the boats bob up and down. If you are in Bridgetown for shopping, a recommended place to relax

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

You can sit close to the harbor, nice and relaxing atmosphere and shade. The food is average and the beer is cheap (a ice bucket with 5 bottles for 6$)

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Beds,UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

When we had lunch recently, waitress told me place was closing-so no-one was sure whether would continue to trade or what. Recommended esp for lunch, great location, lively and friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Waterfront Cafe is a decent place, but the patio right on the docks with the boats is just a lovely place to sit and have lunch. I personally thought the prices were a bit high, and the service was just ok, and you definitely don't want to be in a hurry. They have a hot wings appetizer that was delicious... More 

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Milford on Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Returned for our annual visit. Drinks and lunch in the sun overlooking the fishing craft., service is okay but not overly friendly but would not miss it. A holiday in Barbados is not complete without a visit to this cafe.

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Additional Information about Waterfront Cafe

Address: The Careenage, Bridgetown, Barbados
Phone Number: 1-246-427-0093
Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Michael Parish  >  Bridgetown
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Careenage, Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Michael Parish  >  Bridgetown
  • Phone Number: 1-246-427-0093

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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