We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

MacDuff’s Cottages & Restaurant

Norman's Cay
Contact accommodation for availability.
There are similar hotels available.
View all
Traveler (36)
Room & Suite (12)
Pool & Beach (9)


Full view
Property amenities
Bar / lounge
Room features
Air conditioning


Full view
Norman's Cay
Getting there
New Bright Airport88 miSee all flights
South Eleuthera Airport45 miSee all flights
See all nearby hotels
24Reviews1Q+A7Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 17
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0
Time of year
Traveler type
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Sunita Shroff wrote a review Jan 2020
Windsor, United Kingdom1,139 contributions74 helpful votes
Norman Cay Thanks to wonderful Tino and Leo! The service here is exceptional! The welcome is second to none and these fine fellows just make the place....so much so we came back when we were meant to be travelling further! We just knew if would be amazing again!!
Read more
Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Kiltedpiper wrote a review Dec 2019
Bahamas2 contributions
We flew into MacDuffs on a recommendation from a friend who boated in. About a 1/2 mile walk from the ramp. The restaurant is set back from the beach a bit, but surrounded by trees, bushes, and beautiful flowers. We chose to sit outside on the deck, under the roof. It was tropical beautiful, great temperature. Service was very good. The burger was amazing, fair warning, it does come with ketchup, mayo and mustard even though it doesn't say it on the menu. We were able to scrape that off, and enjoy the great flavors of the burger. With two vegetarians in the group, we were pleasantly surprised that they had more options than just salad or veggie burger. There was a nice grilled vegetable sandwich (which was well liked by our vegetarians) and a pasta dish (we didn't try it). The staff was great, and even drove us back to the ramp. We will stop by again if in the area! The rest of the resort looked really nice, and worth a stay in the future. Beautiful beaches and snorkeling area.
Read more
Date of stay: December 2019
Craig R wrote a review Nov 2019
Houston, Texas17 contributions4 helpful votes
Can’t say enough about these guys and this place. Bareboat in late Oct, I studied up on places to stop and eat off the boat. I called the number on the website about 2 weeks before and was told by Herbie that they are closed on Thursday, the day I was planning. Ok so Sunday table for 8 after crossing from Nassau. He emailed me the menu. Told him 6pm and we’d need a ride from the pier near the plane. I’d been here in 2013 when the resort was being rebuilt. No problem and they would be ready for us. I told him I’d text the morning of to verify the time and when I did I changed it to a 7pm pick up. Well the rides were on time and we were the only customers! This is low season cuz of weather but 4 employees welcomed us and we had wonderful food and service. Place is dark wood, open air with screens and lots of fans. Deck out front to watch the sunset, about 8 tables inside dominated by a big bar and TV tuned to football. Mostly we had Catch of the day, Grouper with some great sauce and veggies or the lobster. Service was spot on as they had opened just for us so drinks were quick, waters refilled, plates removed promptly. $193 for 2 including drinks and 15% tip. Separate checks are no problem. A++
Read more
Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
www.DinedThereSippedThat.com wrote a review Sep 2019
Montreal, Canada1,391 contributions323 helpful votes
Not easy to get here especially if you’re not staying at the cottages. The first time we came here we dropped anchor by the beach and it’s a short walk to the restaurant. The second time we docked at the private marina that is under construction and luckily a local brought us there on his four wheeler because it would’ve been an extremely long walk from the new marina. Nice casual place, enclosed so no mosquitoes. It’s a glamorized shack but it has Ritz Carlton prices for cocktails LOL. Friendly service of full bar, good lunch and dinner offerings if you arrive within those times. Again if you’re not staying at the cottages call ahead of time to see if they’re still serving meals or even still open.
Read more
Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
Stacy S wrote a review Aug 2019
Spicewood, Texas33 contributions7 helpful votes
We were on the island bare boating. We were looking for a place to eat off the boat. The food was just so so. It is open to the public. I tried several times to contact someone before we went to make sure they were, to no avail.
Read more
Date of stay: June 2019
CaribbeanBahamasOut IslandsNorman's Cay
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about MacDuff’s Cottages & Restaurant
What are some of the property amenities at MacDuff’s Cottages & Restaurant?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and internet access.
What food & drink options are available at MacDuff’s Cottages & Restaurant?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.