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Barrel Stay

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary
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Sandy Ground, Sandy Ground 12345, Anguilla
+1 264-497-2831
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Atlanta, Georgia
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reading the reviews, you either loved it or hated it. We didn't love it. Aside from Jill, the owner I suppose, the waitstaff seemed rude and untrained. The food was fiercely expensive and the portions were small. They even charged me an extra $5 to refill my diet coke which was served in an 12 oz glass full of ice.... More 

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Sherman, Connecticut
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177 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was great but the personalities of the owners is what makes this place a gem! They were very friendly and accommodating. Everything was great!

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1 Thank Elly B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Barrel Stay came highly recommended by friends that frequent the island often. We were delighted by the hostess/owner, Jill. She was a lot of fun and had us laughing more than once. Her restaurant is very warm, island-beachy. There are beautiful sailboats anchored in the water, the restaurant sits right on the beach. It was exactly what we were looking... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting Anguilla for 10 years we finally made it to Barrel Stay. Jill's welcome from the first made for a great evening and the food was more refined and very different than other places in Sandy Ground. While it is on the on the beach this is a place for fine dining with beautiful presentation.Service is also very good.... More 

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Saint Thomas, Canada
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2017

A wonderful dining experience with the beautiful, charming hostess Jill. The food is absolutely delicious and the open air ambiance is a special treat for a dinner on the beach. A must when visiting ANguilla.

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Skillman, New Jersey
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Practically on the beach itself, the food was great with the only drawback was not the food, but rather the need for bug repellent as the sand flys were merciless.

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Seguin Falls, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

On our final night in Anguilla we went to Barrel Stay for an exquisite dinner. Their specials @ $34 are a very good deal. The food is cooked to perfection, the dinner had a great mix of flavours and was carefully crafted in its presentation. There is a lovely view of Road Bay and you are sure to see a... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite beach front restaurants in Sandy Ground. Owner/Hostess Jill is amazing. You will love her theatrical presentation of the specials. My husband and I shared the special shrimp tempura appetizer, which was crunchy and so delicious. Husband had the pork tenderloin. I loved the mahi special in red Thai sauce with stir fried veggies and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

We ate at the Barrel Stay on New Years eve and it far surpassed our expectations. Such a welcoming atmosphere and the food was memorable. Thank you Barrel Stay for a perfect evening with sensational food.

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1 Thank Kay W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017

My mussels were served cold and lacked seasoning. They were reheated in microwave The waitress was not attentive and placed the incorrect main entree for me. Will not return

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandy Ground, Sandy Ground 12345, Anguilla
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Anguilla  >  Sandy Ground
  • Phone Number: +1 264-497-2831

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?