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Shirley Heights Lookout

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Shirleys Heights, English Harbour, Antigua
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Newport, United Kingdom
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539 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Everyone talks about this place and we looked forward to our visit. Frankly it was disappointing as the party atmosphere did not kick off as expected and the place was packed so getting drinks and food was an ordeal. Lots of people mainly sitting around on crowded tables and grass/rocks eating off paper plates and from plastic cups. We left... More 

Thank JP070766
Berkeley, Illinois
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112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went on a Sunday at 3:30pm. They charge you $8 per person to get up to Shirley heights lookout and then after you park (on a Sunday) they want to charge you another $10 per person to join the BBQ and music. Luckily we were allowed to go up without paying to take a few pics and then come... More 

Thank Heather E
Chichester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A Beautiful spot with stunning views over English Harbour and the sea. We went up late Sunday afternoon which is party time! A great atmosphere full of tourists and locals. Fantastic music with a great steel band which played till sunset followed by a brilliant band who played till around 10pm. A running BBQ and bar open all evening! Definitely... More 

Thank sammykendall
Evanston, Illinois
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I went to the Sunday afternoon/evening BBQ party yesterday. There's a $10 (US) per person cover charge as you drive in. Also recommend you get there early (steel band starts playing at 4PM) if you want a seat at a table and to buy your meal ticket before the crowd arrives. The view is absolutely amazing. And... More 

Thank jondutcher
Calgary, Canada
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72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gorgeous views of the sea, land, harbors, and Montserrat. Nice little spot to have a beer or a meal. Also a great spot on Sunday nights to enjoy live music, dancing, and more.

Thank NickyEric
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110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Going on holiday would not be the same if you don't go to Shirley Heights to see a remarkable view of English Harbour, magnificent sunset and enjoy good steel music. Do try the BBQ as well as the rum punch

Thank Ariane122
Fenton, Michigan
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Donation admission, On the way to Nelson's Dockyard. If you are staying at the Catamaran Hotel, be sure to mention that. Don't miss the views.

Thank gibby1208
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250 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth paying to go up here. Amazing views from the top over nelsons dockyard and the surrounding area. Truly picture postcard view

Thank Laura G
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an awesome experience Great music and friendly people Food was awesome Don't miss this event on Sundays only You will not regret the short trip and the cost was minimal

Thank Frank R
Bruichladdich, Isle of Islay
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great vibe at the Lookout aided by stunning views pre-senset, of English Harbour and Falmouth. Huge, fabulous barbecue which is always well organised. The bar did its stuff and our party had arrived sufficiently early to secure a large table and seating. The steel band played for ages and ages, and once the sun set and we all dutifully took... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shirleys Heights, English Harbour, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint Paul Parish  >  English Harbour
  • Phone Number: 460-1785

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