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The Balcony Restaurant

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Broad St., Bridgetown, Barbados
431-2088
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Victoria, Canada
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120 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We really wanted to eat somewhere with good, affordable local food and were very happy to find this restaurant. It is located inside the Cave Sheppard department store in Downtown Bridgetown. Enter the department store and take the escalators up to the top floor, turn to your left and you will see the entrance to the restaurant in the corner.... More 

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Bergerac, France
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I liked this place it's in Cave Shepard and the food is very Barbados but cheap and you service yourself you pay by the plate so you can stack it high if you want value for money or just take what you want. The waitress will come round to get you drinks etc.It gets pretty busy at lunch times so... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I have been visiting this bar since my first visit to Barbados some 20 years ago,But I am sure it was a different name the first few times it had a pirate theme,But saying that it is still a good place to watch the life in Bridgetown go bye (Especially if the wife is shopping in Cave Shepherds).

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Thank Geoff J
Kiveton Park
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

For those who are put off by the scary prices in some of the restaurants in Barbados, this comes as a pleasant surprise. Tucked away on the first floor of the Cave Shepherd department store is this lovely place. It looks out on to Broad Street, the Main Street through Bridgetown. The food is genuine local fare as evidenced by... More 

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Marchegg, Austria
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238 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

In case you get a seat on the balcony you can not only enjoy regional food and beer but also a view over the busy going on the street.

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Thank José F
Bridgetown, Barbados
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I wish there were more restaurants like this and that they would open also in the night. They atmosphere is very cool and an unspoiled Caribbean diner.

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Thank Tolgaria
Bridgetown, Barbados
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89 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Lovely place for a nice bajan lunch, Affordable in Shopping Mall in Bridgetown overlooking the heart of the city

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Thank Jules C
Queensbury, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We were trying to find a cheap, locals joint for lunch and this was perfect. For US$17 the 2 of us had a Barbados buffet lunch with waters. Delicious local food surrounded by locals - exactly what we were looking for. It is located in the 2nd floor of the Cave Shephards department store which we aren't used to restaurants... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Ive been here many times ...usually I make it a point to eat here at least once a trip. The locals eat here which means you should too, just don't be greedy most people cannot pile their plate like the locals, if u can finish your plate u were being greedy and the owner will be watching u waste some... More 

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Thank Romeowfc
Barbados
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I've been a patron of this restaurant for decades and i've always loved their consistently high standard of food and service at a decent price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Broad St., Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Michael Parish  >  Bridgetown
  • Phone Number: 431-2088

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