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.

Mine Shaft Cafe

Road, VG1150, Virgin Gorda
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Aug 31, 2017
“Open????? Maybe!”
Jul 14, 2017
“Nice suprise!”
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Road, VG1150, Virgin Gorda
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (135)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed August 31, 2017

Visited late August. According to those in the know, it was open Wed thru Sat. Showed up Wed at 4PM (albeit a bit early) and they said they would open at 4:30. Returned at 5:30, walked in and around and was told "Chef didn't make...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank cambria147
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Driving up to this restaurant, we weren't expecting much, but we were pleasantly surprised. Situated on the 2nd story, the restaurant is open air with a lovely breeze flowing through. We were greeted by white table cloths and slipcovered chairs! Had drinks and the conch...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank reneedm
Reviewed June 5, 2017

I remembered Mine Shaft Cafe fondly from previous trips, but was not quite so taken this trip. Previously, you could count on them for (relatively) reasonably priced casual eats with a nice view and gentle sea breezes, especially on the outside deck. The location hasn't...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank jkgayley
Reviewed March 3, 2017

I am born and raised Virgin Gordian and I absolutely can't get enough off this spot! They do awesome burgers and conch fritters! If you're looking for a sweet sunset spot while dining then this is the place for you!

Date of visit: April 2016
1  Thank Letty_LeBelle
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Not only is the food great, but the view is insane. They have live music some days. They even have a mini-golf course out front. Great drinks. Good place for kids too!

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank jensenlover619
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

We've enjoyed sunset dinners at The Mine Shaft in years past with music, a good atmosphere and decent food. Now we are back just with the update the Mine Shaft is closed for renovations. No idea how long.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank 67Satisfaction
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We had a good down home Caribbean fish dinner, while experiencing a golden sunset. Memorable experience.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Patricia B
Reviewed August 23, 2016

VG is sort of a different place, and the Mine Shaft reflects that. We were there in mid June and like others have said, we were the only diners there that evening. That is not so unusual in the off season in Virgin Gorda. Actually...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank bsmiley
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We had read about the lovely views from here but there is now many houses blocking the views. Maybe they should not brag about the views any more. We were a large group with reservations. Then when we start ordering, we discover they really opened...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Gagal
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

My wife had read some nice reviews so we stopped off here to check out the food and putt putt course. The mini golf course was absolute trash so that was a no go. We were the only ones there and service was extremely slow....More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank BIG K
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Virgin Gorda
Fischer's Cove Beach Hotel
100 reviews
1.11 miles away
Rosewood Little Dix Bay
934 reviews
1.87 miles away
Mango Bay Resort
306 reviews
2.96 miles away
Leverick Bay Resort
133 reviews
5.25 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
825 reviews
1.17 miles away
Mermaid's Dockside Bar & Grill
160 reviews
1.19 miles away
Bath & Turtle Restaurant
248 reviews
1.26 miles away
Hog Heaven
786 reviews
4.63 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Spring Bay
247 reviews
1.05 miles away
La Boheme Charters
83 reviews
1.33 miles away
Savannah Bay
255 reviews
2.21 miles away
The Copper Mine
81 reviews
.20 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mine Shaft Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road, VG1150, Virgin Gorda
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Virgin Gorda
  • Phone Number: 495-5260
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