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Pillars Restaurant

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Dockyard Drive | Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-460-1027
07:00 - 23:00
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82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Admirals Inn hotel and Pillars together with there Boom restaurant across the water have been renovated and dramatically improved in recent years. In the historic dockyard, Pillars is now up with the best and, as on our ladt trip in February, the lobster thermidor was exceptional. Goats cheese salad too much quantity as a starter but the whole dinner... More 

Thank bartelle
Montreal, Canada
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our dinner plans were for special guests and we picked this spot both for its location and because the reviews were great. Unfortunately for us, the meal was less than special. We all ordered the Mahi Mahi grilled - and it was very much overcooked, dry and tough. I felt that I could have done much better on the BBQ... More 

Thank Merrill M
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had breakfast twice at the Pillars restaurant and it was the best we had in the island. Lovely location right on the water within the historic Nelson's Dockyard. The service was prompt, attentive and extremely polite. Try the Coconut French toast!

Thank Sam B
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 8 people came here for our breakfast the morning we were leaving, the choice is very good I had coconut French toast which comes with maple syrup, cream, crispy bacon or breakfast sausage and a small dish of fruit salad it was AMAZING and reasonably priced, the view and surroundings are also a bonus.

Thank susan b
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is soaked in history and the hotel has been lovingly and authentically restored. We visited Pillars for lunch having popped our heads in the restaurant early in the morning while visiting Nelson's Dockyard. The gentleman who met us was as warm and welcoming as the place itself and we booked for lunch. The gardens, seating areas and the... More 

Thank Louise W
New York
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our dinner at Pillars Restaurant at Admiral's Inn was great. The setting - overlooking the dockyard, in front of the hotel - was beautiful. We started with cocktails from the bar which we took with us for a walk around the hotel grounds and surrounding dock & harbor. The atmosphere among the old stone buildings and working sheds reminds you... More 

Thank Aidan F
Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful situation if you can get a table near the water. Best book for this. Typical caribbean menu, particularly at dinner. More international choice at lunch (burger, club sandwich). Had one well-cooked very good dinner, and one that was less so. Lunches always good. Service was broadly good, and was friendly and enthusiastic. But the key attraction is the... More 

Thank EatalotGobbo
Orlando, FL
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411 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us had explored Nelson's Dockyard and were hot and thirsty looking for a nice quiet place to have some drinks before we continued our wanderings. We were really too early for lunch and were going to eat later, but the very gracious hostess sat us right at a waterfront table although that was normally reserved for lunch guests.... More 

Thank gatorboyOrlando_FL
Halifax, Canada
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85 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently held our wedding reception at Pillars. It was absolutely fantastic. Drinks and appetizers were great. Service spectacular and setting is the best!! Thank you to Didier, the restaurant manager at Boom across the way who hosted us and looked after us so well. We went back to Boom the following week for lunch and had the lobster. It... More 

Thank AllycatCanada
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for lunch and had the lobster. Good service, very nice table overlooking the water, and the lobster was fantastic.

Thank Melanie H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Caribbean, Seafood, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dockyard Drive | Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint Paul Parish  >  English Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 268-460-1027
When visiting Nelson's Dockyard don't miss Pillars Restaurant with its spectacular, outdoor waterfront terrace set amidst Nelson's iconic 18th century pillars and lush gardens. The stunning setting, overlooking the historic harbour, is the perfect spot to enjoy cocktails on comfortable outdoor sofas, lunch in the cool breeze or dine while watching an unforgettable moonrise over Shirley Heights.

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