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Colorful historical site

An oldest parts of the town, I personally preferred Redcliffe Quay over the Heritage Quay but they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JLC-mtl2015
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Montreal, Canada
Visited with no cruise ships in town

Had seen reviews where people were saying that it was rammed due to cruise ships so we got a taxi... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
The_Flip_Flops
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Great Notley, United Kingdom
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Former slave compound, now a shopping district with some of the finest stores and restaurants on the island.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An oldest parts of the town, I personally preferred Redcliffe Quay over the Heritage Quay but they are close by so you can compared by yourself. If i understood correctly, this is the "old market" where it used to be trading place for slaves and...More

Thank JLC-mtl2015
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Had seen reviews where people were saying that it was rammed due to cruise ships so we got a taxi here from Galley Bay Resort when none were in. It was fine. Nice little shops selling tourist trinkets and local crafts. There’s also a few...More

1  Thank The_Flip_Flops
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This is a nice area to shop. Small and artsy with a good selection of restaurants. St John's cruise ship/touristy area doesn't have a large selection of shopping compared to other islands that I have visited, but the handcrafted products and jewelry are located in...More

1  Thank bluize36
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Lots of interesting shops. It wasnt too busy, so it was really enjoyable to look around the different shops. A must see area!

Thank blackpantherrr2017
Reviewed 13 March 2018

A little bit touristy and worth trying to avoid a day when too many cruise ships are in. For the ladies - a must to visit Noreen Phillips Couture boutique- fabulous hand made clothes and mens shirts. Cuties Restaurant great fun and C&C Wine bar...More

1  Thank rockbroker
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

It doesn't really have the wow factor yes there's diamond and jewellery shops ..would I buy here mmmm.I don't think so. Plenty of tourist shops selling gifts for family friends etc so a bit of a tourist trap... I actually preferred it when you walked...More

1  Thank Oakly56
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Historic Redcliffe Quay dates back to the 17th century. It was once an area for trading slaves, rum and sugar. Now it is quaint restaurant and shopping area. We toured it briefly on our Celebrity Cruise tour of Antigua.

2  Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

First of all you feel very safe here. Second the people who work here are very nice. Last there is a great store that sells swimming pool and ocean stuff for adults.

1  Thank london057
Reviewed 15 February 2018

5 min walk from the cruise ship dock. Some small shops selling local goods but probably a better destination for lunch. Several bars and restaurants around which provide great local food menu's.

Thank Alan N
Reviewed 14 February 2018

There are a few different areas of St John's near the port and this one is a great little area with shops, art places, bars and restaurants to wander around for an hour or two when you are in town. It overlooks one of the...More

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helpinghandsinwi
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Response from bluize36 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can take the bus from right outside of Jolly Harbor, but the bus drops you off at the Central Bus station in St John. From there you walk to Redcliffe or Heritage Quays. It's not a long walk, but it is a warm walk... More
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