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Cariba Restaurant and Bar

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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No.1 Clarke's Gap, Barbados
18:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent Bajan cuisine, a hidden gem. Cannot belive I have not made it here before now. I will be back. Chef cannot be more helpful, staff friendly and efficient. Thank you for a lovely evening.

Thank Lynne L
Stamford UK
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231 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cariba felt more established and comfortable with itself this time around - so much so that we went back within the week! Local young staff were a joy, and even though there was a bit of a wait, this did not feel like a problem. The two curries (shrimp and chicken) were beautifully presented, and the local catch of the... More 

Thank Louise C
Swindon, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Fantastic staff. Would thoroughly recommend this place. We hope to go back before we leave.

Thank andy_tracymadgwick
Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting this area of Barbados regularly now for 7 years and feel robbed by ourselves that we have never been before! Great service and amazing food!! As our driver Livingstone said on the way to Cariba "this restaurant is something special" and he was not wrong. Look forward to visiting you again in December.

Thank P-L-A-040408
Bridgetown, Barbados
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes the service is slow but it is worth the wait. If you are pressed for time just tell you waiter.

Thank BdosCaptain
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, excellent service. No nonsense chi-chi people! U really should go if u r in town! Thank u Cariba! Parking in the back. Very relaxed and delicious food.

Thank Effie H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our fifth visit to Cariba and it still retains its lovely charm and rustic environment. Yet again the food and service were excellent and our kids really enjoyed the home made burgers on the kids menu. This is a must when visiting Barbados and offers a great alternative to the other high end restaurants on the west coast,... More 

1 Thank AlwaysAway15
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had spent nearly two weeks in Barbados, having had some memorable and some very forgettable meals, and trawled through Tripadvisor to see if there was something we might have missed. Reading the reviews we thought we would give Cariba a whirl and were delighted we did! When we did eventually find the place (3 u-turns later) we were directed... More 

1 Thank euanhusarmi
Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is how much we loved this restaurant! We are not a review kind of people but we just had to give Fay (sorry if not spelled correctly) and her staff kudos for a job well done! We just happened to google best places to eat in Barbados and this place came up so we gave it a try! The... More 

Thank Agangel60
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had booked before we arrived in Barbados when we arrived there could not find our booking. The choice and price of the food is far too expensive also the quantity. Very disappointed we realised with the exchange rate made everything more but this was ridiculous.

Thank jessie_bird1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.1 Clarke's Gap, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish
  • Phone Number: 432-8737

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