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Jolly Harbour | South Beach, Saint Mary's, Antigua
15624445
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Torquay, England
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited this bar every evening during our stay at Jolly Harbour. It has a great atmosphere and the owners and staff are wonderful. Everyone makes you feel like a local. The staff always had a smile on their faces with a special mention to Daisy who never seemed to stop smiling. The owners take a genuine interest and are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As third time visitors to Jolly Harbour we were delighted with the new and improved Castaways. Situated in a prime spot on Antigua's beautiful Jolly Beach, this previously bog standard cafe has in recent months morphed into a stylish restaurant and bar, complete with Buddha statues and - when we visited - cool chill-out music from London DJ Mikey C.... More 

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vancouver
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been a few times in the past and it wasnt bad. Location is 2nd to none ( stunning beach ), but now the place is absolutely amazing. New bar, new menu, new atmosphere and most important the food and service was perfect. So nice to see hustle, WOW what a change. Its become our go to place day or... More 

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London, UK
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We initially came to Castways for the Friday night beach fire BBQ night and so good it was that we're coming back again this Friday as we were well impressed by the Indian tikkas which were super fresh, moist and very, very tasty. Castaways is undergoing something of rebirth this season with a revamp of the bar area allowing the... More 

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London
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for drinks and decided to have a snack. The staff were friendly, especially Daisy. We shall be retuning on Friday for their BBQ night! Thank you

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Peterborough, New Hampshire
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I give this bar 5 stars because they hit a home run in all 5 areas. 1. Drinks were prepared perfectly and tasted superb. They were also available "TO GO". 2. Food was delicious and options were plentiful. I recommend the Beef sandwich, it was crazy good! 3. People were friendly, professional and attentive. 4. Owner stopped by to make... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last night, we had a memorable experience at Castaways in Jolly Harbour. I will explain, but first I must set the context. It starts with the Jolly Harbour grocery store and bus stop, which are a little more than a kilometer from our rental villa. Pedestrians commonly walk along the edge of the narrow road that connect both ends. Some... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Castaways is a must if you go to Antigua. The food is fantastic, the staff are super friendly and the atmosphere is great. It is set right on the beach at Jolly Harbour, so the location is perfect especially to watch the sunset.

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Thank Tracie2810
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

This place used to be a very cool beach bar/ restaurant,,,,now beach bar is gone and its Budha central.. food took for ever and was incredibly expensive. I guess things change but what a shame to take away the beachy cool atmosphere that was there and make it cold and out of place.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

You probably have to go in the evening to appreciate the grilled food, the music and the sunsets - relaxed, convivial atmosphere in the daytime

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Castaways_Antigua, Guest Relations Manager at Castaways, responded to this review

Hi Mister J, Castaways Antigua has an atmosphere for everyone. Relax on one of our beach chairs with your toes in the sand and sip on a frozen cocktail by day or sing and groove after dinner to one of our live bands by night. We hope you found what you were looking for when you visited with us. Thank... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jolly Harbour | South Beach, Saint Mary's, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint Mary's
  • Phone Number: 15624445
Description
Castaways Glows, an iconic Beach Bar and Restaurant nestled on the white creamy sands of Jolly Beach, Antigua and Barbuda. The azure Caribbean sea is just steps away, it beckons you.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?