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Lobster Alive

Wesley House, Bay Street | lower Bay Street, Bridgetown BB11121, Barbados
+1 246-435-0305
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster” (552 reviews)
“bisque” (17 reviews)
“crustaceans” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Wesley House, Bay Street | lower Bay Street, Bridgetown BB11121, Barbados
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11 - 20 of 754 reviews

Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner on a Tuesday which a on a evening whereby they have live jazz. Chilled evening, lovely food, amazing views and great music

Thank Natty416
Reviewed May 27, 2017

very casual on the beach, great atmosphere, live light old time jazz, not too loud or overpowering. really nice, local original artwork on the walls for sale. the menu is not too big, focused on lobster, we had for starters lobster bisque and crab backs...More

Thank Nic0leGT
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic occasion, big crowd of us for lunch. Lovely food. Great atmosphere with the music. Everyone swimming after main course, then back for dancing. Go here Sunday lunch time you will not be disappointed.

Thank dol14
Reviewed May 15, 2017

My friend and I had walked in off the beach and were given a lovely table near the band. We ordered the Lobster Platter and sat down to enjoy the music. The band it seems are a bunch of mates that have been playing together...More

1  Thank travelmoiler
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Real beachside dining, with or without shoes! Booked in for Sunday lunch and the jazz band, Monika asked if it was for an occasion and said it had been our anniversary while we were on holiday. Turned up and there were baloons and Happy Anniversay...More

Thank Gazza_wil
Reviewed May 10, 2017

We love the Sunday jazz lunch. As usual the music, food, wines, drinks, service and staff were excellent. We had a table booked for 1pm and arrived just before and the band were playing. We left just before 5pm and they were still playing. An...More

1  Thank LittleTLondon
Reviewed May 8, 2017

delicious lunch and live music, - even in daytime (about 3 p.m!) was included!:))) very impressed, especially, from the first glance- restaurant looks like ordinary beach bar... But!- serving of the dish, cutlery, cool sparkling wine... Bravo!

Thank abyssquest
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Beautifully prepared seafood with a good wine list. Although we had the selection of starters, which was excellent. Next time we would probably just go straight to the main course as the Lobster was fantastic. A good view of the Ocean as the deck is...More

Thank traveller61975
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent and service as on par with first world standards. Didn't expect tr his service as the restaurant is a bit small.

Thank Ryan R
Reviewed April 29, 2017

As long as you are not in a hurry, this is a great place to eat. Several in our party had lobster and pronounced it excellent. Fish was probably the best I ate on the island. Plastic beach chairs sinking into the sand not the...More

1  Thank Hilary J
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sarnie321
June 6, 2017|
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Response from negroni1968 |
Casual
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Lucy D
September 4, 2016|
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Response from Samuel T | Property representative |
Apologies for the late response. The managers have been busy with jackhammers and sawdust for 4 months and have neglected their online duties. Things are finishing up now and we hope to announce our opening date shortly... More
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Nickyl25
August 6, 2016|
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Response from Ally3330 | Reviewed this property |
We went for dinner (it was dark) and the ambiance was wonderful! Live music then as well! Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$40 - $200
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wesley House, Bay Street | lower Bay Street, Bridgetown BB11121, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Michael Parish  >  Bridgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 246-435-0305
  • E-mail
Description
The restaurant initially began as a wholesale distributor for the island's hotels and restaurants. Cooked takeaway service was added; along with a friendly free beer while you wait. Shortly after that the health inspector demanded we go the whole way or "wholesale only". This was around 1998. Long time friend and fellow musician with the local VSOP Jazz band "Stu Jenkins" became the resident artist (designer) and we named the up coming restaurant "LOBSTER ALIVE and all that Jazz". We felt our way; with many of the usual restaurant mistakes. But it seems now, we have scored quite well with international critics, restaurant guide books; and our many repeat customers.
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