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Blu at Exuma Palms - CLOSED

Queen's Highway | At Palms Hotel, Great Exuma
1 (242) 358-4040
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Price range: $14 - $50
Cuisines: European, French, Bahamian
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: We are a new concept restaurant on Great Exuma!! Not only are we on one of the most beautiful beaches in Exuma, but we are both from hospitality backgrounds. Ben, the chef hails from Ireland, where he trained under the Michelin Starred chef Derry Clarke during his apprenticeship, before heading to Washington DC and working in various restaurants. After that he went to Tokyo for a year working in the Michelin starred Gordon Ramsay restaurant. After his Asian affair he joined mega yachts where he served the wealthy throughout the entire Caribbean and Mediterranean for several years before falling in love with Exuma. Clare the Manager, from London has spent 8 years serving the uber rich and famous aboard some of the worlds most glamorous and largest yachts in the world. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner daily, with themed nights. Monday is Mexican night, Friday is Indian and Sunday sip Goombay Smashes listening to live Rake 'n Scrape music while feasting on the Islands famous Grillmasters pit, pulled Pork, Chicken and all the fixings...We play cool old tunes, with a casual, ocean front ambiance, serving fine cuisine from around the world, served well with a smile. Call for reservations.

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English first
Decatur, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Dining at the Blu restaurant is an awesome experience. Chef Ann not only prepares delicious meals, and the presentation is beautiful! I was blown away with the lobster dinner. I also had the pasta dish. My party tried everything on the menu. Nothing but rare reviews. Breakfast and lunch were also very satisfying. Hats off to the staff. Great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

my family and I ate at the exuma palms hotel the food was great the service spectacularas we enterered the establishment we were greeted by theresa who was so professional The lobster thermidor we had was great our server said that is was caught the same day I would recommend this place.

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Laurel, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Currently just breakfast and lunch are offered here - no dinner service is available. Chef Ben unfortunately is no longer at the hotel and restaurant. They advertised breakfast from 7-11 (although we often noticed it wouldn't open until about 8) and lunch from 12-3. They take credit cards and have a fabulous beach. I had breakfast here twice. They offer... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

If you are staying at the hotel, very limited offerings currently. They are searching for a chef currently, however. Friday night BBQ, ribs,chicken,shrimp and steak. The coconut rice was great. Monday night they had a good Mexican night. Other than that it is chicken wings and sandwiches. Bar area is very nice and a relaxing place for a cocktail if... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The old chef left the hotel, so there is no more tapas or Indian night here. There isn't much seafood offered, and the menu is usually limited to a handful of options (usually chicken, ribs, wings, sandwiches). There weren't many non-guests eating here, since it's not close to much and there are better options on the island.

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Iqaluit, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Just came back from having Tapas at Blu. The food was delicious as usual. Tapas is a great experience because you can have so many different dishes along with good conversation. The young man waiting on us was very professional and friendly. We were also impressed with the changes to the bar area over the past year. It is a... More 

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Santa Fe, NM
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Dined again at Ben's Blu Bistro at Exuma Palms last night with friends. This was our first visit since the renovation of the dining room (very attractive new island bar in center of dining room now) and the entirely new tapas (small plates) menu. The variety of dishes was amazing, each one delicious. The tender, succulent coriander lamb skewers may... More 

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Arlington, VA
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114 reviews 114 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Chef Ben is amazing, he can make the ordinary extraordinary. From the house made onion bread to the salsa and chutney, everything is a step above what you are expecting. Sunday is casual, pizza and wings, and this is fantastic. We had wonderful fresh stone crab, a tasty gumbo, and Friday is Indian night with home made naan and curry... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We stayed here, and ate here many times. Ben is a great chef, the drinks are cold, and the wine selection is especially nice for an island. Ate here for breakfast, lunch, and dinner over the course of a week's stay, and the food was always delicious. Occasionally there are special events, and entertainment.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We enjoyed a few meals at Blu during our stay at Exuma Palms. A couple breakfasts, where we had an omelette, breakfast sandwich, and poached eggs (not all at one sitting :-)). Also a casual lunch of BLTs and fries. And dinners that included linguini with clams, a shrimp appetizer, and Mexican night. Everything was fresh & delicious. The menu... More 

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Additional Information about Blu at Exuma Palms

Address: Queen's Highway | At Palms Hotel, Great Exuma
Phone Number: 1 (242) 358-4040
Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Great Exuma
Average Prices: USD 14 - 50
Cuisine: European, French, Bahamian

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