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“Fantastic”
Review of Karibu

Karibu
Ranked #5 of 8 Restaurants in Paynes Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Reviewed 11 April 2013

Great bajan food! Lovely manager who is so friendly and chats to you about the island, this is a real local bar with a warm welcome! go for a quick rum punch or stay for a relaxing evening with steel band !

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Reviewed 24 November 2012

The hidden gem within walking distance of Beach View has to be Karibu’s. This is a local bar come takeaway/restaurant open for lunch and evening meals. Homemade local dishes, curries, fish, chicken, local delicacies and daily specials. Lunch for two with a couple of drinks B$85. You must try out this place even if you do not fancy a meal (although the food is great). Do not be put off if it appears to be a bit too local, walk right in and you will be made to feel welcome. Karaoke nights are fantastic with a variety of locals and celebrities(?) lining up to show off their singing talents providing an intimate and very entertaining evening of fun. As an endorsement for the quality of the food there is a steady flow of locals collecting takeaways throughout the day and night.

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6  Thank paulsouthward
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Reviewed 3 November 2012

We stayed at the tamarind over the road and stumbled across this place and what a joy it is. Proper local bar with great live music and genuinely friendly staff. Jerry the owner is a top guy. You don't have to dress up to the nines to get in either which we got fed up of doing every night to get in anywhere else. The drinks are top notch and not the watered down cheap rubbish the give you at the hotel and a third of the price. Check the board out front or ask them what the entertainment is that evening. The dude on the guitar is the one you really want to see, his set was rocking.

Thank Pollygee
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Reviewed 10 September 2012

This was by far the best place we ate in Barbados, as we found the food in most other places a bit bland, the owners are very welcoming and the menu changes daily

6  Thank saracthomas
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Reviewed 5 September 2012 via mobile

With first impressions being set by the dining area that resembles a front yard with a few scattered benches, and a menu which is a randomised collection of words on a blackboard, you could be forgiven for looking past Karibu and going to the more formal establishments in the area.

However, that would be a mistake. The food is extremely nice, as are the sauces and accompaniments that are provided to try with it. You get a good portion of wholesome Bajan food - I imagine it's exactly what is served in homes across the island.

The service is polite, and not overbearing. You're left to your own devices and company, but if you do need anything they're happy to help.

For a nice feed and a very authentic experience, look no further.

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2  Thank PeterJohnCotton
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