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The Mews

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Second Street, Holetown, Barbados
+1 4321122
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought this was just a bar but found an unexpected treat. Really good food so booked again for another night of our stay.

Thank Malcolm R
Management response:

Malcolm R thank you very much for your review. We're always changing things up - exciting new dishes, events and entertainment, so do come again for another 'unexpected' experience. - The Mews Team More 

Douglas, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After nearly two weeks we finally found a really excellent restaurant. Food was good and beautifully presented, especially the chicken risotto. We had the prawns with apple to start, light and delicious, my husband had lamb shank which was really tender. Portion size was just right, we have found most to be too big so this was the first time... More 

Thank freddiec146
Management response:

Thank you for your great review freddiec146 - Chef Anife put lots of thought and passion into those dishes so glad to hear you enjoyed them. - The Mews Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant twice during our visit. Both visits we had exceptional food and service. Loved the calamari! We will be back!

Thank David S
Management response:

Really happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and came back for more! We look forward to welcoming you again soon. - The Mews Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best meal in a very long time and not just in Barbados! All 4 of us loved our appetizer and our main! Service was fabulous! If you can get the balcony table for 4 upstairs, it's fantastic! Like you're in your own private dining room! A little bit pricier than some, but, not at all unreasonable. Definitely going again before... More 

Thank Margot H
Management response:

Thank you very much Margot H for your lovely review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed our food, atmosphere and service. See you again soon! - The Mews team More 

Grayshott, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Depends who is managing on the night- sometimes great other times offhand! Nice intimate atmosphere but can also be a little soulless. Great Margueritas though!

Thank graham044
Management response:

Hi graham044, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We'll be stepping up our training to make sure that management is top notch every night. Also this week we are introducing live entertainment, so do come again for some more margueritas and music. - The Mews Team More 

East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mews is not in the best area of town and doesn't have a sea front location, but it's relaxed, friendly, unpretentious atmosphere and good food make it an excellent choice for lunch or dinner.

Thank Felnomad
Management response:

Thank you for your review Felnomad! It's true - while we may not have an oceanfront location, we do make up for it with amazing food and wonderful service! We hope to welcome you back again to The Mews soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017

Just excellent. Super location and ambience, great food and service. Definitely worth a visit. Top marks.

Thank Barbamama2014
Management response:

Thank you so much for your lovely review Barbamama2014! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your evening with us. We can't wait to see you again! More 

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

Great food. Attentive service but not pushy. Lovely place for dinner - book a couple of days in advance and ask for a table on the veranda on the 1st floor overlooking the street.

Thank SBSevenoaks
Management response:

SBSevenoaks, it seems you have discovered the best seat in the house! Our balcony tables are the perfect spot for taking in the quiet Second Street bustle. We hope to welcome you again soon to The Mews! More 

Ascot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Didn't set out to have a quiet meal but there was little going on, unlike the rest of the area that had some live music However the service was excellent and the owner/ manager was attentive and knowledgeable The food quality was good

Thank 791simonaq
Management response:

Thank you so much for your great review 791simonaq! We have a DJ on Fridays and for our Sunday Brunches, but we are in the works of getting some live music soon. It's been a frequent request, and we aim to please our diners! Hope to see you again soon, and be sure to have dinner later on Friday for... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

The service here with the owner offering brilliant food recommendations is wonderful. A lovely touch to the restaurant. The drinks menu is extensive and not overly pricey either. Food choices are good and absolutely delicious. We ate as a four at 9pm and there was quite literally two other tables in the restaurant who had left by our mains. With... More 

Thank Samantha Q
Management response:

Hi Samantha Q, we're very glad to hear that you enjoyed our food and friendly service. We also noticed that some music was definitely missing so we're introducing live entertainment this week. Thank you - The Mews Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Caribbean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Second Street, Holetown, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish  >  Holetown
  • Phone Number: +1 4321122
Located on trendy 2nd Street in Holetown, Barbados, The Mews has specialized in Euro-Caribbean cuisine presented with classic simplicity and style, for the last 15 years.

Diners can choose from a Classic, Bistro or Tapas menu. The restaurant is situated within an enchanting traditional Barbadian 'townhouse' and offers patrons a comfortable dining environment and private dining area.

After hours, the cosy downstairs bar becomes a bustling after dinner rendezvous and drinking spot. Enjoy a friendly, intimate atmosphere in this charming, lively locale.

What you should know about us:
Dinner is served Monday to Saturday (Sunday in the season) from 6:30pm.
Live Entertainment is on Thursday and Friday nights.
There is complimentary parking.
Reservations are recommended.

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