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Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in North Side ££££ Caribbean, Seafood,
North Sound Beach and Marina 585 Water Cay Road, North Side KY1-1700, Grand Cayman
+1 345-947-9975
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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (63 reviews)
“tasting menu” (31 reviews)
“tenderloin” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££££
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
North Sound Beach and Marina 585 Water Cay Road, North Side KY1-1700, Grand Cayman
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21 - 30 of 394 reviews

Reviewed 8 May 2017

We chose Kaibo Upstairs for a belated birthday dinner to celebrate my 50th. (Unfortunately they weren't open Wednesdays so we had to delay - but worth the wait). The tasting menu with the wine pairings was, simply put, the best meal I've had. We'd only...More

Thank johnstravels67
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for choosing Kaibo Upstairs to host your birthday celebration! We are so pleased to know you enjoyed the tasting menu and drink pairings. We are also thrilled that you've become a rare rum fan! We appreciate the review, and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

My wife and I are celebrating our 18 year anniversary. As we walked in the restaurant, we went to the bar for a drink, the bartender was smiling and giving us his recommendations of drink. He made my wife a Smoking Gun.. WOW the presentation...More

1  Thank Brad M
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

It was our pleasure having you dine with us Upstairs. We are so pleased to know you enjoyed everything - from the ambience, service, and of course the menu! Thank you for choosing us to host your celebratory dinner. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

We recently had one of the finest dinning experiences of our lives, my wife and I along with another couple, service was faultless we all thought Brian was amazing just the rite balance of formality and playfulness Port belly please chef, send us the recipe!!!!...More

Thank jamesghewit
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

It was a sincere pleasure having you join us for dinner Upstairs. We aim to provide a memorable, and authentic dining experience for our guests - and we are thrilled to know you received this! We will certainly pass on your comments to Brian and...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Food was excellent - appetizers of octopus, scallops and foie gras. Dinner mahi-mahi, grouper , chicken and tenderloin. All well prepared! Would definitely return

Thank Nancy O
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us Upstairs! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We hope to see you again next time your travels take you to Grand Cayman!

Reviewed 28 April 2017

We visited here to celebrate our son turning 16. This was his one request when he knew he'd be on the island during his birthday. They did not disappoint! Although the evening offered some showers, we sat out on the covered porch and enjoyed watching...More

Thank Sunshinefoody
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for choosing Upstairs to host your special evening! We love having return guests, and we're so pleased to know you enjoyed everything - from the ambience, to the meals, and the service. We look forward to seeing you again next time you're on...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

The food!! the service!! and the view!! All were amazing and well worth the drive from where we stayed on 7-mile beach. My husband had the grouper and flat out loved it. I had the 6 course tasting menu and enjoyed it all. The spiced...More

1  Thank onefootdoc
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

We believe, there is nothing like enjoying an exceptional meal, and amazing drinks on a covered veranda overlooking the sea. We're thrilled to know you enjoyed your experience with us - and agreed it was worth the drive from 7 Mile Beach! Thank you for...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This was by far the best place we ate at during our holiday on Grand Cayman. The whole island is pricy so it's worth spending that little bit extra to eat here as the food is so amazing. The steaks were out of this world...More

Thank RelaxMore11
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

We're thrilled you were able to dine with us during your stay in Grand Cayman! We aim to provide a special, and authentic dining experience for our guests, and we're so pleased to know you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was our second visit to Kaibo upstairs as a celebration for a birthday. We had the tasting menu, which was excellent, well presented, cooked and served by friendly waiters. The accompanying wine flight was well planned with a starter cocktail and ending speciality rum..well...More

Thank doc50
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for choosing Kaibo Upstairs to host your special night! We agree there is nothing like an amazing celebratory dinner. We're pleased to know you enjoyed the tasting menu and drink pairings. We hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Delicious menu and excellent staff and wine list. Fresh fish and really knowledgeable staff and the chef came out and said hello. Great party downstairs on Tuesday evenings.

Thank Carrie G
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

It was our pleasure having you join us for dinner Upstairs. We're so pleased to know your enjoyed everything, from the food, to the wine, and service! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review.

Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were in this beautiful place for late dinner. It combines being laid-back and pleasant with truly fine dining. The wait staff is extremely accommodating and attentive but never over-bearing. beautiful presentations of excellent food. A charming, romantic place to be.More

Thank lgthom
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

It was our pleasure having you join us for dinner Upstairs! We are pleased to know you enjoyed your evening - from the ambience, to the food, and service. We love being able to provide our guests with a unique and authentic dining experience. Thank...More

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ctaylor888
27 June 2017|
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Response from babbettandcaptbill | Reviewed this property |
Your question is under Kaibo, but your 'reference is just 'rest'. The drive from the Ritz out to Kaibo restaurant can be about an hour. If you have the time, don't take Shamrock Rd, take the scenic ride around the east end... More
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msandrews4
23 June 2017|
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Response from Nonconformist | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant (upstairs) is formal, there are several sitting areas. When you enter you see its an open concept, bar, tables etc. Then, there is a balcony area which also has seating which may a better place to sit... More
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veniceluv
2 June 2017|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with other reviews, I only saw stairs but call. I imagine they could make arrangements to help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$47
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Sound Beach and Marina 585 Water Cay Road, North Side KY1-1700, Grand Cayman
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Grand Cayman  >  North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 345-947-9975
  • E-mail
Description
Upstairs at Kaibo is renowned for Chef Laurence’s consistently excellent Michelin star standard and modern European techniques, using local and Caribbean ingredients, to create a masterpiece of a menu. The scenic view overlooking the tranquil North Sound is delightful, and the Rare Rum Lounge is decadently relaxed.
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