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Fernando's Hideaway

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Lower Bay, Bequia
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  • 7
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
our best meal on Bequia

Fernando's - or Nando's to the locals - is a cosy restaurant on a rise set far back from the road at the town end of Lower Bay. You would not realise it was there unless someone took you (and reserved a table days beforehand). Run by the idiosyncratic owner and with his two twin(?) daughters... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Fernando's - or Nando's to the locals - is a cosy restaurant on a rise set far back from the road at the town end of Lower Bay. You would not realise it was there unless someone took you (and reserved a table days beforehand). Run by the idiosyncratic owner and with his two twin(?) daughters serving, this is an... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A simple menu, actually not really a menu, you get a choice for the day of what the owner has cooked but that means it's all fresh and local. Great setting over the bay with simple local decor. If you choose to eat in town I would make this your first stop. It's good value for money, unfussy tasty local... More 

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Europe
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant hidden away in Lower bay, but worth searching for. Food is simple but delicious with a limited menu choice, however this adds to the experience. Not badly priced and you get what Fernando has been able to catch that day. Doesn't get any fresher!! Recommend a visit.

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Santa Barbara, Afghanistan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Only one setting, you need to make reservations the day you get on the island or you will not be able to have dinner there. The owner goes fishing in the morning for the catch of the day to be served that evening...nothing frozen here. The owner is the chief along with his sisters to help in serving. It is... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A wonderful authentic chef cooked meal with delightful Caribbean nuanced flavour and seasonings (not spicy hot). It was a delightful ambiance and fernado, who fishes daily for the fresh fish, pops out to chat. Its a three course menu with three choices of mains. We eat in over 10 places on Bequia and Fernando's is easily the best in quality... More 

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Dorset UK
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Eaten here many times over the last ten years, three on our latest trip (jan/feb'15). Our all time favourite, and we have eaten at most of the restaurants and cafes over the years and many on our latest trip. We love the rustic charm, the relaxed atmosphere and lovely staff, its also great value for money. Because the menu is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Simply one of the most authentic and atmospheric restaurants on the island. The food is exceptional. Make sure you get there early in order to snap up the delicious freshly caught red snapper. Highly recommend visiting.

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Regina, SK
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We loved Fernando's Hideaway. The location is in Lower Bay, up a fairly steep hill to a quaint and rustic place up in the trees. Seating is at 730 pm, and you can arrive early for drinks or to place your order and select your table. The menu isn't set - there is something different each evening, depending on what... More 

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Upon visiting Bequia for the second time we tried Fernando's Hideaway after making an earlier reservation (Last time we visited was told it was always full!!) Finding the restaurant can prove challenging & best to use a local taxi service as parking is very limited. The restaurant is tucked away up a hill & consists of about 10 tables on... More 

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Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Book your reservation before you go! We always make Nando's for dinner our first night on the island. Fresh, healthy cooking can't be beat! Sit back, relax and enjoy your evening.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Lower Bay, Bequia
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Vincent and the Grenadines  >  Bequia

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