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Waterfront Cafe

The Careenage, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-427-0093
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 - 22:00 Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Careenage, Bridgetown, Barbados
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great balcony view of the boats below, Even seen a Turtle whilst sat enjoying a nice ice cold Banks. Staff are polite & friendly. Can get very busy on some days but it’s a place to unwind away from the hustle & bustle of...More

Thank Cityboy07
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great music at night with a variety of bands. Food is well prepared and at affordable prices. The bar is well stocked with endless drinks to suit your taste, along with the local Rum Punch blend. The atmosphere is terrific next to the Waterfront, away...More

Thank poonka420
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always worth a stop here to watch the world go by whilst having a drink or eating a portion of fish cakes. Opposite the careenage so you can also envy those who have the money to own a yacht in the Caribbean or dream that...More

Thank hgtraveller2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had gone into Bridgetown for a look around and saw this restaurant which looked nice and cool in the heat of the day. Hardly anyone in there when we went up but a few more people came in during the time we were there....More

Thank Mommasbaba
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice! Good food with good jazz music, Great for dancing!! Nice outside seating by the harbor! Menu for everyone!

Thank Stacy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I went in May and June, the first time the service was great as we were served by a pleasant young lady. However, the second time we actually had to go to the bar in order for someone to come to us...More

Thank RJonesJMT
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Wow, this is a full on carribean cafe style restaurant that serves plenty of good food and beverages. Prices are meduim, remember $50 BSD is about £20. Portions are good. Food tasty. Great to come for a starter and pudding and drinks, good value.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here with family earlier this week. A lovely setting with great food. Friendly service and will be back to check out the Thursday evening jazz.

Thank Drew S
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to sit outside and watch the boats. Beautiful reasonably priced cocktails and first class service. Excellent jazz bands. I am not a fan but it sort of creates a good vibe and not to loud. Food is very good. Fun place to relax.

Thank cricketphil
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Right in Bridgetown aside the Bridge few steps down to the waterfront and you are ready to be seated. Banks beer, coffee, soft drink (I am in daytime mode) Always stop off here when in Bridgetown, good service, good prices, meals as in Cafe' style....More

Thank sid g
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David Y
15 January 2016|
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Response from Edison W | Reviewed this property |
Your question seems to have been adequately answered by others. But I would recommend you walk there and take a taxi back to your ship. The walk, provided you are up to it, will permit you to stop in at Pelican Craft Village... More
20 July 2015|
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Response from Nigel E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to poor cold water on things but Susan Walcott, the owner of Waterfront has indeed closed it down and will not be reopening it. She hopes to find a buyer who might reopen, but nothing on the horizon as yet. Perhaps you... More
8 March 2015|
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Response from allison b | Reviewed this property |
well its not that far if you like to walk its about 20mins walk in the nice hot sun and with a bottle of water and sun block and would be able to see a lot more that you would in a cab but if you want to take it should be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Careenage, Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Michael Parish  >  Bridgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 246-427-0093
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