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Shirley Heights

English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-460-1785
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Hills overlooking the Dockyard on the east, named after the governor who built the fortifications.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday night” (184 reviews)
“steel band” (333 reviews)
“live music” (66 reviews)
English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-460-1785
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to Shirley Heights and I couldn’t stop taking pictures. What an amazing place! Had lunch at the Restaurant they have up there looking at that spectacular view in front of me. Delicious fresh food. Good prices. If you go to Antigua it’s a must...More

Thank Sandra1336
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great Fun, Steel Band and Reggie Band are Excellent - get your feet tapping! Food is great and the price of the alcohol - $4 is more than acceptable to watch the most beautiful sun set! A must for anyone.

Thank Jambo-TL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a nice day by the pool I took my lady to Shirley Heights. After we arrived and had a few cocktails, listening to the steel band, I took her to a quiet spot and proposed to her at sunset. She said yes. The location...More

Thank ahbrem
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good fun, steel band and reggae band were both fab, drink.the rum!!!! BBQ was amazing..... Taxi up.and back was very affordable, can't ask for more for a sunset evening view from Shirley heights what a view!!!!

Thank Shopaholic999
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and the place to be on a Sunday night especially if you're lucky enough to see the sun set. Choice of burgers , chicken and fish with salad , although it's busy up there the food is basic but worth waiting for and...More

Thank dccsmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent views over the harbour and to see the sunset. Great atmosphere with live music. Excellent food and great drinks. Reasonably priced.

Thank Gardel H
Reviewed 1 week ago

its just one of those things that you go to that have great reggie music and great food and it all part of history on every sunday afternoon

Thank rchand1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for the Sunday night sunset party. There is a $10 charge to get in and then you pay for drinks and food. The evening started off with a great steel band and then after the sun went down a great Reggae band came...More

Thank vjsue
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like music, dancing and sunsets this is for you. We got a taxi from the hotel then paid the entrance fee. It’s not too expensive. We drank lots of rum, watched the sunset whilst listening to the steel band. In darkness it comes...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to start the week as a local or to end the perfect vacation with a bang... Don't miss the Sunset

Thank Feona C
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June 23, 2017|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
We hired a driver to show us around. It was $200 USD for the entire day which we split amongst three of us. It was the best way to tour as the driver stopped for us to beach it and snorkle and he also took us to a local... More
May 20, 2017|
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Response from SUNNYBUNNY566 | Reviewed this property |
Don't go there if there are ships in port way to crowded no seats. I went on Sunday it was crowded without ships i can't imagine how crowded it would have been , it is a walk to get back to your taxi . Go on the Excellence... More
April 16, 2017|
Response from 739fran | Reviewed this property |
We visited during the day and for the Sunday evening barbeque. The gift shop was open both times, but there were far more vendors Sunday evening. Sorry, but we missed seeing the museum.