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Bay Tavern

Martin's Bay, St John, Barbados, New Castle, Barbados
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“snapper” (13 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Martin's Bay, St John, Barbados, New Castle, Barbados
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thursdays are the day to go apparently, as we found out after our visit. Hired a car for a road trip in August as we thought the tour prices were high. We sort of got out so headed along the coast. We found this amazing...More

Thank bigChick1
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Got there around 2:30 pm which was the wrong time because that's when its at its peak. 2 hours in the queue but it was worth the wait. The steam snapper and steam veg were the best. If you are going try and get there...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We took a bus trip to Martin's Bay for Dive fest Lionfish event to try the Lion fish for the first time and lukiiuihi hi I uhh iiiuuiuuiinch. We were not disappointed. The lion fish was special. Very flavourful! The Food altogether was superb! Being...More

Thank Kemar C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I took the time while on vacation leave to take mummy for an outdoor treat and of course she decided to go Martins Bay on a thursday. It is truly her favourite to eat on the seaside and enjoy the cool breezes of the atlantic...More

Thank Marsha A
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We have been to Martin's bay on several occasions and were surprised to see the old shack closed and this lovely new building next door. We only stopped off for a short while, but the premises, location and ambience were great. We didn't get a...More

Thank Simon1963
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent local food and an experience not to miss. Although here has now been 'updated ' from the old original rather dingy but 'proper' old rum shop to a new large bar/restaurant the food remains tasty and really good value. It's a mission to get...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Great food, friendly service and a really good atmosphere. This was our second visit and the first visit for our friends, again it did not disappoint. We loved the fact that there were more local people than tourists, food was good and there was a...More

Thank Boscar
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

If you visit one beachfront restaurant in Barbados, make it Bay Tavern at Martins Bay. It maybe out of the way... Most hidden gems are... it will be one choice that you would not regret...

Thank Eugene B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Food here is very good in quality, preparation and taste and the venue is very clean if simple. The available dishes were not on display when I visited although there is a long counter lined with chafing dishes. Many orders are placed via phone for...More

Thank KangarooQueen
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The wild and rugged East coast of Barbados is so special, we drove from the west for lunch at the Bay Tavern and were not disappointed. The Tavern is authentic and looks basic but the food was far from that. Fresh, delicious and we took...More

Thank macandiLondon
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Robert T
4 April 2017|
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Response from BajanLadyM | Reviewed this property |
I went for lunch and stayed till about 4 but noticed it was getting very busy, so suggest lunchtime to get a seat outside near the sea and enjoy the food sold by Bay Tavern.
Brian S
21 February 2017|
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Response from Skipper1008 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. Very good. Only fish on Thursday tho. Popular night with DJ.
Amy B
11 January 2017|
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Response from Skipper1008 | Reviewed this property |
No breakfast. Good fish and local cuisine with a great view.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Martin's Bay, St John, Barbados, New Castle, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint John Parish  >  New Castle
  • Phone Number: +1-246-433-5118
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