By Anita Draycott
Chef Paul Owens's mastery is the foundation of one of the finest dining experiences in the Caribbean (with prices to match) at The Cliff. Steep steps hug the cliff on which the restaurant perches and every night hundreds of lit torches create a magical ambiance. Every candlelit table has a sea view. Service is impeccable. Reserve days or even weeks in advance to snag a table at the front of the terrace for the best view.
On the wind-blown east coast, the Round House has fabulous views of the sea and surfers. Bajan specialties include flying fish, macaroni pie and pumpkin fritters. They also make the best rum punch on the island.
Lobsters and Jazz
Lobster Alive, just outside of the capital, Bridgetown, is small and rustic with seating both indoors and on the beach. Fresh spiny lobsters are flown in daily from the Grenadines and kept in the restaurant’s own large tank. The best time to go is for a long lunch on Sundays when a jazz band performs.
Serving Mediterranean cuisine with a Caribbean twist, glamorous and contemporary Cin Cin teeters over the sea.