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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: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 189
    Excellent
  • 115
    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
Funky interior, fabulous food, friendly staff

For such a small, busy and buzzing restaurant, you'd think that you'd be rushed to order your drinks and food but no, the staff were courteous, had a good knowledge of the food and drinks menus and were attentive without being intrusive. The other plus is that they are all very good looking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Gill T
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Selby, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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339 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Selby, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

For such a small, busy and buzzing restaurant, you'd think that you'd be rushed to order your drinks and food but no, the staff were courteous, had a good knowledge of the food and drinks menus and were attentive without being intrusive. The other plus is that they are all very good looking! Anyway, I digress. The food was amazing!... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We had been staying near to Scarlet for a week before a local person told me what great food they served there. I was taken aback as the shabby small exterior didn't look very appealing. Then the next night I saw a line-up of well-dressed patrons waiting to get in. Curious, I went in and it felt like I had... More 

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Storrington, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This restaurant looks like a shack from the outside, but don't be put off inside it's a great place. We ate here twice during our stay locally as it had the best atmosphere and a good selection on the menu. The staff were very friendly and the decor is rich and welcoming. We have 2 children, one of whom is... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I loved this little restaurant. Very nice atmosphere - great drinks and many menu choices. We made a meal of many appetizers all of which were great.

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Bridgetown, Barbados
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

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

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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Contributor
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
44 helpful votes 44 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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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: Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?