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“Simply memorable!”
Review of Island Plates

Island Plates
Ranked #1 of 24 Restaurants in Speightstown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $28
Cuisines: Healthy
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Island Plates is a lovely Cafe in Town Square, Speightstown, St. Peter (The Mall is located opposite Jordan's Supermarket). It is run by local sisters Pat and Marie. Food is prepared to order and the cafe serves up fresh local juice, hearty salads, hot baguettes, good stuff for the sweet tooth and a variety of pastas, fish dishes, homemade curries and homemade quiches to name a few.Vegans, Vegetarians, Gluten-Free meals are offered here as well. You can do takeaways, sit in or sit on the outdoor decking. Whatever you decide, you will be greeted and served with a warm smile and attentive, friendly staff.Island Plates. Fresh Food. It's in the Delivery!
Surrey, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
130 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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“Simply memorable!”
Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

Pat and her sister produced the most wonderful Caribbean food in the most unlikeliest setting at the back of a car park! You must go! The staff and service was friendly, a good but small selection of wines, and the food.... ahhh the food... authentic local cooking but imaginative and oh so flavoursome! The 'Roasted Leg of Lamb in roasted sweet peppers, garlic, mint, olives, onions and Rosemary' was spectacular and not to be missed if you like puddings has to be the banana bread and butter pudding!

We even had christmas carols sung to us by a local group of young volunteers!!! Surreal!!!

Thank you Pat and congratulations again!!!

Visited December 2013
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Thank ABANtraveller
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Pat_IslandPlates, Owner at Island Plates, responded to this review, December 21, 2013
Hello and thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We truly enjoyed having you for dinner especially since it was your daughter who recommended us. We loved the chatting and laughter at your table ; it was truly our pleasure.

Do take care and hopefully we will see you again.

Best Regards

Pat and Marie @Island Plates
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Rhyl, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Warm welcome”
Reviewed December 6, 2013

Called in for a coffee and chocolate brownie, after reading the great reviews.
Met Marie who was very charming along with her waitress. Both made my husband and I welcome, enjoyed our coffee and brownie. Will call again next time we travel to Barbados.
Lovely place, just opposite Jordens supermarket.

  • Visited November 2013
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Pat_IslandPlates, Owner at Island Plates, responded to this review, December 21, 2013
Hello and thank you for taking the time to write a review on us. Marie and I are so pleased that you had such a positive experience and we gladly welcome you back the next time you are on island.

Take Care

Pat & Marie @Island Plates
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great food & exceptional service”
Reviewed December 5, 2013

We had a lovely family lunch following a recommendation from friends who raved about their lunch. Pat and her sister run Island Plates and Pat has the biggest smile on the island! The setting is really nice and the food gives a real flavour of Bajan cooking with a twist. Both tourist and locals were eating there and I can understand why. Pat has daily specials (get there early for lunch as these sometimes run out) and the Brownies are the best I've ever had! Wonderful warm service and Pat knew many of her customers - definitely worth a visit!

  • Visited November 2013
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Pat_IslandPlates, Owner at Island Plates, responded to this review, December 21, 2013
Hello and thank you for taking the time to write a review about us. We love to interact with our customers and share lives really.

We hope to see you again at our doors.

Take care

Pat and Marie @ Island Plates
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wow- what a little gem!”
Reviewed November 19, 2013

Thank you to the lovely ladies, for their care, love and attention in giving us a fabulous meal on our holiday. We were a group of four and we dined outside in the evening. We tried a gorgeous starter and I ate lamb for my main course. Both courses were absolutely gorgeous. The others in the group ate crab linguini, pumpkin soup and tuna and we shared a bottle of wine. I had to try these famous brownies, so we shared a pudding. The brownie was Out Of This World. My eyes went wide and we all had a giggle. I felt it really important to support their small business and after such a beautiful experience, the least I could do was write a review. I urge you to visit and to enjoy all they have to offer. Don't forget to book your table!

  • Visited November 2013
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Pat_IslandPlates, Owner at Island Plates, responded to this review, November 22, 2013
Hello and thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We thoroughly enjoyed having you at Island Plates for dinner and I always enjoy a good giggle.

Hope to see you on our shores in Barbados again.

Do take care

Pat, Marie & Team at Island Plates
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mississauga
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“Tasty Island Plates!”
Reviewed November 8, 2013

Pat and Marie gave us a nice table under a huge umbrella on the patio (with perfect timing, since the rain bucketed down for a time while we were there, and we stayed nice and dry). We had delicious food, and excellent, very friendly service. I only wish I could have helped my husband with his yummy home-made brownie, but he wouldn't share! Everything was very fresh (and in fact we saw Marie shopping for more fresh produce just an hour later). We will be back for sure if we make it to Barbados again (here's hoping).

  • Visited October 2013
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Pat_IslandPlates, Owner at Island Plates, responded to this review, November 10, 2013
Hello and thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review on TripAdvisor. We loved having you here with us. I am not convinced that many people share their brownies at Island Plates and if they do, there is generally a complaint about who had the "bigger half" :-).

I do hope you return to our doors again.

Take Care

Pat, Marie & Team at Island Plates
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