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Island Plates

# 1 Town Square, Bldg, Speightstown, Barbados
+1 246-252-7793
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (119 reviews)
“brownie” (39 reviews)
“curry” (39 reviews)
8:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
# 1 Town Square, Bldg, Speightstown, Barbados
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Island Plates was recommended to us by the owners of our hotel. We went for lunch and everyone really enjoyed their food. All freshly cooked and served with a smile. Would love to go for dinner one night. Hopefully on our next trip.

Thank townendmj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great shady location to stop and watch the world go by. Pleasant staff. On the day I stopped there - my first visit - it was breakfast time. The fruit punch hit the spot. I was rather less fortunate with sausage roll......a decent sized piece...More

Thank Stortboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place whilst exploring the town. Nicely set, some welcome shade at midday(!) in their terrace. Simple menu; salads, wraps, soups, curries & others. All freshly prepared, and delicious. Very friendly relaxed owners, attentive and personable, and modest too. I wish we had...More

1  Thank drmick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended here as I was trying to find a place that provides birthday plates. Only booked the day before and they didn't disappoint! Time we arrived we knew our table decked with decorations! We had the shrimp caesar andthe chicken wraps they were...More

1  Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Me and the family have visited Island Plates together and separately everytime we come to Barbados and have never left disappointed! The service is friendly and the food is amazing but the main draw for us is the homemade chocolate brownies which are legendary in...More

1  Thank northernwanderer1
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous curry take away meal cooked to our specific requirements. The best meal on the island - and we have eaten just about everywhere. The only downside now - they have shut for the remainder of August for the chef to travel...More

2  Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We were staying in a villa in Speightstown and visited Island Plates twice for breakfast. On both occasions all of our party of 5 enjoyed the various freshly prepared dishes. We would highly recommend if in Speightstown.

2  Thank Danny B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

After taking the bus to Speightstown my husband and I started to look for somewhere to have a bite to eat. Lucky for us by chance we stumbled upon Island Plates. It is run by two sisters and everything is fresh and made to order....More

2  Thank Doyle-Schepens
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Island Plates for lunch as a result of a Trip Advisor search. The service was courteous and very friendly, probably the best that we have experienced on the island thus far. We had starters of fishcakes and pitta with hummus which were both...More

1  Thank Bonviveur58
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We had lunch at Island Plates today, after being out on an amazing boat trip along the West Coast. A fabulous 'find' and delicious meals. Indeed, we were all impressed. We were drawn by the 'gluten free' elements of the menu and were definitely not...More

2  Thank Helen K
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Questions & Answers
22 June 2017|
Response from Patricia A | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are! sorry you missed us last year and we look forward to seeing you soon. 😊
13 November 2016|
Response from Patricia A | Property representative |
Hello, our curries vary in price from lunch to dinner so on average they can run $30 bbds. We do not have a separate children's menu but we make meals specially for children.
11 October 2016|
Response from Pat_IslandPlates | Property representative |
Hi, we will see you at 9pm then :-). We serve dinner from 7-10pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$28
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 1 Town Square, Bldg, Speightstown, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Peter Parish  >  Speightstown
  • Phone Number: +1 246-252-7793
  • E-mail
Island Plates is a lovely Cafe in Town Square, Speightstown, St. Peter (The Mall is located opposite Jordan's Supermarket). It is run by local sisters Pat and Marie. Food is prepared to order and the cafe serves up fresh local juice, hearty salads, hot baguettes, good stuff for the sweet tooth and a variety of pastas, fish dishes, homemade curries and homemade quiches to name a few.Vegans, Vegetarians, Gluten-Free meals are offered here as well. You can do takeaways, sit in or sit on the outdoor decking. Whatever you decide, you will be greeted and served with a warm smile and attentive, friendly staff.Island Plates. Fresh Food. It's in the Delivery!
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