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Scarlet

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International, Contemporary
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Payne's Bay, BB24008, Barbados
1-246-432-3663
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 187
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A nice change from the norm

Really nice little restaurant. A different experience. More like a buzzing bistro than the normal restaurant you will find in Barbados. Value for money !!!! Don't be silly this is Barbados ,but for a change try it. Good food simply delivered, so go with that in mind and you won't be disappointed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
MIKE D
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Bridgetown, Barbados
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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335 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bridgetown, Barbados
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Really nice little restaurant. A different experience. More like a buzzing bistro than the normal restaurant you will find in Barbados. Value for money !!!! Don't be silly this is Barbados ,but for a change try it. Good food simply delivered, so go with that in mind and you won't be disappointed. If good was an option I would have... More 

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Barbados
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This is a small restaurant. It has no windows but its so tastefully decorated you wouldn't know. It's a lively and at times noisy place so if you want to hear the pin drop this is not the place for you. Tables are fairly close. The food is excellent and the staff are friendly and efficient.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Don't be deceived by the exterior this is a little gem inside, the interior is bright red hence the name and very well laid out, choice of cocktails was great as was the food I had the fish special for main which was excellent and the rest of our group were equally impressed so much that we booked to go... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Excellent meal and drinks at this stylish west Coast converted chattel house opposite 'the house' hotel. Reasonably priced by Bajan standards.

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Holetown, Barbados
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

A small restaurant in a detached building appropriately painted red outside and in. Good parking in its own carpark.It's all on the ground floor with no windows but atmospheric large format photos including Marilyn Monroe, Clint Eastwood and Lee Marvin. There are some 12 tables and a long bar. There is a cheerful busy atmosphere to the place . They... More 

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Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Definitely noisy, especially when full, but food is good, cocktails are excellent and service to match. I was slightly concerned when I read it had no windows, after-all, you are in Barbados, but that kind of added to the atmosphere. My advice, go later and it begins to quieten down a bit, not too much but just enough!! Starters were... More 

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Connectiucut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Great decor and atmosphere! Food is creative and tasty and staff are very attentive and responsive. This is across the street from the Tamarind, where we were staying, and a very convenient and terrific place to go if you are at that resort.

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Blackmore
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This was our 3rd visit and we find the food very good and the service excellent. For the the best atmosphere aim to eat early around 8pm for when the restaurant is full it's a fun place to eat. It is not surprising people return, we have added this to our must have a meal here list whilst on holiday... More 

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Cowbridge, Wales, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Lovely decor,lovely food,lovely staff. The atmosphere is informal and relaxed. We have been here 4 times this holiday.

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Pilesgrove, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

As a designer, I was excited about the bold simplicity and the little surprises found in this eclectic little bistro. The food was very enjoyable and the service was good. It's a busy, and perhaps a bit loud environment but that should be expected in a bistro. A real treat that should be explored by those looking for a little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Payne's Bay, BB24008, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish
  • Phone Number: 1-246-432-3663

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 65
  • Cuisine: International, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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