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Holetown, Barbados
422-2251
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started with sunset cocktails at Harolds Bar on the beach (a Harolds Smile & a Classic Rum Punch). A lovely view and delightful drinks in a relaxed beachfront area. Went into the other bar, adjacent to the restaurant, and awaited an escort to our table. Cushy rattan chairs, crisp cotton pillows, beach elegant decor. Our order was taken there... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Had a superb meal at the Sandpiper during our visit over the New Year period. We had not been for a couple of years as the last time we went the food was only average and the staff were less than welcoming. Pleased we gave it another try as this year the food was excellent and the service in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We ate at Sandpiper twice during our recent holiday to Barbados. The restaurant did not disappoint. The fish is particularly fresh and well cooked. We did feel that there were rather too many waiting staff as at one point we had six waiters around our table, but they were only trying to he helpful. The food was delicious and everyone... More 

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Thank canneb3
Clemson, South Carolina
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Sandpiper is a must do. The staff are all very professional but also very friendly. I am gluten intolerant and they were very helpful and made it very easy for me to get gluten free dishes. They readily answered any questions and concerns I had and even double checked with the kitchen about my choices. Restaurant ambiance was very nice... More 

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1 Thank MoonSands
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We visited for dinner on Saturday last and just had to write following a truly excellent evening at the Sandpiper. From Harold's cocktails to the wonderful service at dinner . We enjoyed the band afterwards in a tropical setting. It was our last night in Barbados so wish we had discovered it earlier. It just seemed better and classier than... More 

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1 Thank Patrickgn
Manchester
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

I wanted something different to celebrate my wife's birthday with her. Sandpiper made it happen. We were given a private table for two on the newly refurbished terrace at the waters edge with views all along the west coast of Barbados. Perfect location, exceptional service and fantastic food. A very special restaurant experience.

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Thank D Gareth E
Worthing, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

We ate here twice during our holiday. The food was lovely. Live entertainment and friendly and attentive waiters. Great dining experience.

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Thank Angie058
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194 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Leisurely lunch at the bar. Ebby the piano player entertained us for over an hour at the piano. A true gentleman and accomplished jazz pianist. The lunch menu is limited. The mahimahi was very nicely cooked. The flying fish cutter could easily feed 2.

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Thank Shiffer1
Saint James Parish, Jamaica
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

We had been recommended this by a colleague, staying in the sister hotel so decided to give it a try, the surroundings are pleasant although a little cramped compared to other hotels, clientele are on the elderly side and quite obviously regulars, staff were very friendly even though we were not regulars, We ordered two banks beers, battered Shrimp with... More 

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Thank Maria G
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

We visit Barbados every year but hadn't tried the restaurant at the Sandpiper before. We arrived at 7.30 to find we were the only diners at that point and were seated in a corner. The service was efficient and friendly, the food was perfectly good and the restaurant did fill up nicely later on. There were also two chaps singing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holetown, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish
  • Phone Number: 422-2251

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