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Waterfront Cafe

The Careenage, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-427-0093
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Careenage, Bridgetown, Barbados
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Reviewed July 6, 2016

Fantastic experiences. We've gone for drinks and we've eaten there a couple of times. The staff are wonderful and everyone seems to be so happy at work, lots of giggles. They have time to say hello and chat. Nothing pushy here. Excellent food and fantastic...More

1  Thank johnMac2306
Reviewed July 5, 2016

I popped in to have a refreshing fruit punch (I was told they were the best here) and they were right! Friendly staff, great service and a lovely setting!

1  Thank Skiptomalouuu
Reviewed July 1, 2016

I usually take my business colleagues to this waterfront restaurant, which is located in the heart of the Bridgetown. It has a nice offerings in it's menu, and the food is always delicious.

1  Thank Brian H
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

dont expect to.much and you may enjoy yourself there is a row of cafe bar type places along here that you could spend an afternoon in enjoying some alchohol and lunch as it says its on the waterfront kind of stylish in its own way...More

1  Thank toby975
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Stopped just for a couple of beers (and to get out of the sun) but were nevertheless made very welcome. Service was prompt, not expensive and the beers were cold

2  Thank MancJester
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

The setting is amazing. Literally by the waterfront. The service brilliant. We were served by Chelly. But we had a couple of ladies make sure everything was ok. The food was wholesome tasty and cooked and presented fantastically. We had the chicken stuffed with spinach...More

2  Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed June 22, 2016

If you like live music this is a great place to be. Thursday - Saturday, different types of Jazz in the evening. Dont expect the music to start on time. Just beside the river. Food is OK but you can get better, go for the...More

2  Thank AudreyM680
Reviewed June 19, 2016

We visited Waterfront Cafe on our final day, making the trip to Bridgetown before heading to the airport. We had a great seat overlooking the waterfront with lovely views. The service was great, as was the food. We had 3 courses, all of which were...More

1  Thank helloimhatty
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Stopped here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Thankfully it was quiet but I could see why tour groups often come here. It is right on the waterfront offering a beautiful view of the yachts and Bridgetown beyond. Food was decent without being outstanding. I...More

1  Thank K3NZ
Reviewed June 18, 2016

Ideal place to sit and watch the Catamarans and pleasure fishing trips etc set off or return,Usual lazy slow relaxing spot to watch the "Others" go about their business on the opposite bank and the taxi's touting for customers in what I called Trafalgar Square...More

1  Thank Geoff J
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David Y
January 15, 2016|
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Response from Edison W | Reviewed this property |
Your question seems to have been adequately answered by others. But I would recommend you walk there and take a taxi back to your ship. The walk, provided you are up to it, will permit you to stop in at Pelican Craft Village... More
July 19, 2015|
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Response from Nigel E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to poor cold water on things but Susan Walcott, the owner of Waterfront has indeed closed it down and will not be reopening it. She hopes to find a buyer who might reopen, but nothing on the horizon as yet. Perhaps you... More
March 8, 2015|
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Response from allison b | Reviewed this property |
well its not that far if you like to walk its about 20mins walk in the nice hot sun and with a bottle of water and sun block and would be able to see a lot more that you would in a cab but if you want to take it should be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Careenage, Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Michael Parish  >  Bridgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 246-427-0093
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