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North Shore Shell Museum Bar & Restaurant

Bay, Tortola
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We visited Tortola some yeArs ago and were lucky enough to have Egbert as our cab driver. He took us to his shell museum and restaurant and introduced us to his lovely wife Mona. She treated us to some of her home made key lime...More

Thank Liz44699
Reviewed 27 April 2017

If you want a chance to eat traditional Caribbean food this quirky restaurant above the Shell Museum is the place to try. They were not open at the time, but Mr.Egbert Donovan offered to make us some pancakes or eggs with homemade coconut bread when...More

Thank Becky W
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We had a great time at the Shell Museum. The food was true island cooking. We started with Papaya Daiquiri - yum - you added your own rum from the bottle on the table. Then we had some wonderful coconut bread followed by fried breadfruit...More

Thank terry m
Reviewed 6 November 2014

I had the most brilliant evening at the North Shore Shell Museum last night and my only regret is that it has taken me 6 years to find it...! Egberth is an incredible host, he is your waiter, your chef and your entertainment for the...More

1  Thank TheBarefootAngel
Reviewed 30 November 2012

We had a fantastic local meal of bbq fish and breadfruit, loved it so much we came back again for the lobster. About as fresh as food gets! Delicious and very kind service from the owner.

2  Thank AndrewAnne A
Reviewed 9 November 2012

Egbert is a fascinating man and cooks well. The shell museum is unusual and the hand lettered signs in local English are the stars of the show. Find out why you should cut a tree to make your boat at full moon. This and much...More

1  Thank marcus w
Reviewed 10 October 2012

We recently visited the North Shore Shell Museum in Tortola, BVI based upon reviews read in Trip Advisor and some word-of-mouth recommendations. It certainly is an interesting experience and one that is not for everyone but if you are adventurous you will not be disappointed....More

2  Thank SharonStewartClarida
Reviewed 27 July 2012

I'd heard that recent years had found proprietor Egberth Donovan focusing outward for income to the detriment of the North Shore Shell Museum (& Restaurant). Happily, our recent visit found him wholly rededicated to the NSSM and it looks better than ever. Egberth and cohort...More

2  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 17 March 2012

I took my husband and 2 friends for breakfast at the North Shore Shell Museum in Carrot Bay and the experience was, as all my visits have been, a delight. Curator, proprietor and chef Eggberth serves up a delicious plate of pancakes and bacon and...More

2  Thank anniekmcc
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  • Address: Bay, Tortola
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Tortola
  • Phone Number: 495-4714
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