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Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant

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Caribbean, Contemporary
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North Sound Beach and Marina 585 Water Cay Road, North Side KY1-1107, Grand Cayman
+1 345-947-9975
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Hours:
Thu - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Upstairs at Kaibo is renowned for Chef Laurence’s consistently excellent...
Upstairs at Kaibo is renowned for Chef Laurence’s consistently excellent Michelin star standard and modern European techniques, using local and Caribbean ingredients, to create a masterpiece of a menu. The scenic view overlooking the tranquil North Sound is delightful, and the Rare Rum Lounge is decadently relaxed.
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Best place in Cayman

This place was so so good we went 3 times on our trip. Dinner and Lunch are two different experiences so try both. The fish with curry is awesome. Every meal was the best. Perfect visit during the day after visiting Starfish point which is so so close.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
chandlers95
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victoria,texs
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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victoria,texs
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place was so so good we went 3 times on our trip. Dinner and Lunch are two different experiences so try both. The fish with curry is awesome. Every meal was the best. Perfect visit during the day after visiting Starfish point which is so so close.

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Grand Cayman
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It was a romantic dinner for two, we travelled over by boat as the sun was setting. We were seated by the window overlooking the sea. It was a beautiful calm evening, a bit still but the fans kept us cool. We decided to go with the Chefs taster menu for the night and also selected the wine pairings with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Went to Kaibos for lunch. The view was great and it was very quiet. The staff was friendly and welcoming. And the prices were reasonable

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

About 45-55 min drive from 7 mile beach, this place is worth the trip driving on the left ;P My husband and I made reservations and we were seated immediately upon arrival. He ordered the Wahoo appetizer which he loved, and they also added a split pea soup shooter to stimulate our appetites. For our main course, I had the... More 

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Jordan & I were here last night and everything was scrumptious. The timing on all delivery was perfect, wahoo, crab & lobster cakes (best EVER), he had tenderloin and they added a strip to it (heavenly) and I had the seafood curry. DELISH!!!!!! We will be back.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Kaibo upstairs is the best place on the island to celebrate a special occasion. We always do the prefix dinner, which is reasonably priced at $55. The grouper was the best dish I've had on the island! Definitely make a reservation in advance, and note that they're only open Thursday - Saturday.

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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We are regulars at Kaibo but we don't always go 'upstairs'. We had friends visiting so we wanted them to experience upstairs as they hadn't been before. We all had the tasting menu with the wine pairings.....lets just say it was AMAZING. Our out of town friends were blown away. The grouper and oxtail were out of this world. Actually,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Wonderful food, atmosphere and staff. An experience not to miss! They have the most extensive collection of top shelf and hard to find rums in the islands. They offer a flight, and are extremely knowledgeable about them all.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Definitely do the tasting menu, around $55, but worth every penny. The iced tea is also served in a really neat pitcher.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Wife and I had the tasting menu with wine pairings. While a few of the first courses were just ok, the grouper and beef/oxtail courses were amazing, among some of the best things I've eaten (including the handful of michelin-starred places I've been). Service was absolutely tops. Setting was lovely. Parings were wonderfully chosen. Dinner for two was $375 US... More 

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Additional Information about Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant

Address: North Sound Beach and Marina 585 Water Cay Road, North Side KY1-1107, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: +1 345-947-9975
Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Grand Cayman  >  North Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 47
Cuisine: Caribbean, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: North Sound Beach and Marina 585 Water Cay Road, North Side KY1-1107, Grand Cayman
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Grand Cayman  >  North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 345-947-9975

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 47
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

Upstairs at Kaibo is renowned for Chef Laurence’s consistently excellent Michelin star standard and modern European techniques, using local and Caribbean ingredients, to create a masterpiece of a menu. The scenic view overlooking the tranquil North Sound is delightful, and the Rare Rum Lounge is decadently relaxed.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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