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Fairmont Royal Pavillion Hotel, Barbados
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

we were not residents but booked dinner here on our last visit to Barbados. The food itself was very good but we waited over an hour for our starter (we had had a small appetizer and wine in the interim). I had to ask where the food was and my husband was willing to walk out. Eventually it transpired our... More 

Thank FoodiesAbroad
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with my family for a meal and I got to say for the money you pay it is a definite thumbs down, the hotel it's self is nice and accommodating to someone who has more money than they know what to do with such as my aunt who treated us to a dinner there. Food: Starters I had a... More 

3 Thank Johnmarshton
London, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

My wife and I are not big fans of buffets but decided to give this one a try after being invited (All hotel guests are invited and the cost is $195 Barbadian Dollars per person). It was the Managers Cocktail Party followed by the Buffet. The entire event was held at The Palm. We received excellent service and found the... More 

Thank ren64
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We had lunch on Easter Day here as a family, the staff were very attentive, polite and always went above the call of duty to ensure we were satisfied. An amazing view of the ocean and a remarkable ambiance. The food available for the buffet was nothing less than amazingly delicious. The band provided great entertainment as well, not too... More 

Thank Justin B
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Good buffet, good group, cocktail party was a chance to meet management. Enjoyed my time at the cocktail party. My husband enjoyed all the fish dishes at the buffet whilst I enjoyed the pasta bar.

Thank Dian P
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Was very disappointed when we had rearranged to go to this restaurant as we were told it only opened on Tuesdays to get there and be offered a buffet. This was not communicated with us in either of the phone conservations we had when booking, and did not match up to the 'fine dining' experience they had offered or the... More 

Thank Beth W
1 review
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Problems with Palm Terrace restaurant not good in our experience waiting staff good but kitchen and management was a shambles. Orders were cosistantly wrong food was cold by the time you got it we went in twice and always somebody was complaining , could not bother making a fuss by the time manager got to us we were so fed... More 

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Thank Federick B
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149 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2013

this was our first mothers day lunch here and it was great value. wide variety of foods to please every palate. great desert room, yes a separate desert room, also a barbecue station outside.

1 Thank jerry s
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2013

We enjoyed a delightful evening at one of the Fairmont's fabulous restaurants with fairy light wrapped indoor palms and beautifully floodlit outdoor palms. Our visit was on a Tuesday when we enjoyed a multi-course buffet dinner with live music and of course the sound of the waves as backdrop. The food was absolutely incredible, delicious choices all cooked and presented... More 

Thank Sonia M
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2013

We have stayed at the Royal Pavilion three times now and the only thing we did not like in the past was its Palm restaurant. Nevertheless, we tried it again this year as we feel it is nice to support the hotel restaurant at least once during our stay. We were very pleasantly surprised to see that the cuisine at... More 

Thank daniel_london_11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairmont Royal Pavillion Hotel, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish

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