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TOP RESTAURANTS IN ANGUILLA 

TOP RESTAURANTS IN ANGUILLATOP RESTAURANTS IN ANGUILLA
Anguilla has rightfully earned its reputation as one of the Caribbean’s tastiest islands. From fresh, locally-sourced ingredients to innovative culinary creations, Anguilla offers a diverse and delicious dining scene. Whether you crave beachfront bliss with toes-in-the-sand dining or a romantic candlelit experience, Anguilla has something to tantalise your taste buds.

Compiling this list of Anguilla’s top dining destinations was a delicious task made even more delightful thanks to the kind assistance and recommendations of Brett Woodson, the CEO of WaterMask. A true Anguilla expert, Brett knows all the ins and outs of the island, from investments and infrastructure to the best local offerings—fresh grilled lobster to a refreshing rum punch—the quintessential taste of the island!

Here’s a glimpse into some of Anguilla’s best restaurants:

Main House at Da'Vida Beach Club (Crocus Bay)

Main House at Davida Beach Club Crocus Bay
Main House at Da'Vida Beach Club (Crocus Bay)

Da’Vida Beach Club, an award-winning beachfront restaurant on Anguilla’s secluded Crocus Bay, offers a unique combination of gourmet cuisine by Chef Prabu, breathtaking ocean views, and a relaxing atmosphere. Perfect for romantic dinners or lively gatherings, it provides a luxurious yet secluded experience.

The award-winning Main House Restaurant boasts plush seating, fine fixtures, and an open-air design. Its menu blends international flavours with Anguillan specialities. Expect both familiar favourites like BBQ Chicken and Grilled Striploin alongside exquisite Asian-inspired creations like Vietnamese Salad Rolls and Lobster Spring Rolls.

Good for: romantic celebrations, special occasions,

Vibe: elegant and romantic.

Website: https://davidabeachclub.com/menu/dinner

Veya (Barnes Bay)

Veya Barnes Bay
Veya (Barnes Bay)

Situated down the hill heading into Sandy Ground, Veya presents the “Cuisine of the Sun,” creatively blending flavours from around the world. Chef Carrie Bogar’s menu draws inspiration from warm places, including the Caribbean, India, North Africa, and Southeast Asia.

This award-winning restaurant boasts a dynamic duo in the kitchen, Chef Carrie Bogar and Jerry Bogar, who are also the passionate owners of Veya. In 2007, they sold all their belongings and moved their family to Anguilla, where they embarked on this remarkable culinary journey. 

Veya offers a refined dining experience in a charming treehouse setting. The Moroccan-themed cocktail lounge, Meze, features live music downstairs starting at 8 p.m. and continuing until 10 p.m. every night Veya is open.

Good For: fine dining, tasting menus, creative Caribbean cuisine.

Vibe: Sunset Elegance, Romantic

Website: https://veyarestaurant.com/

Tasty's (Sandy Ground Village)

Tasty’s, a beloved culinary institution in Anguilla, owes its reputation to Chef Dale Carty. Born and raised in Anguilla, Chef Dale honed his culinary skills under the guidance of Master French Chefs Michel and Jo Rostang. 

Tasty’s offers authentic Anguillian cuisine in a casual setting. Sample fresh local fish cooked in flavorful stews or seasoned to perfection on the grill. Don’t miss their signature johnnycakes, a Caribbean staple. Tasty’s is an open-air restaurant offering stunning views of the Caribbean Sea.

Good For: authentic Anguillian cuisine, casual dining, local experience.

Vibe: casual, friendly.

Tokyo Bay (West End Village)

Tokyo Bay is indeed located at the CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla. The restaurant’s design harmoniously blends Japanese minimalism with the resort’s tropical surroundings. Executive Chef Joe Richardson brings a taste of Japan to Anguilla. The menu features modern Japanese cuisine prepared with traditional techniques. Savour fresh sushi, expertly prepared teppanyaki dishes, and a wide selection of sake in a stylish setting overlooking Randevouz Bay. Tokyo Bay elevates its menu with homemade soy sauce and vegetables harvested from their on-property farm. 

For an immersive experience, learn to create your own sushi rolls. Cooking classes are available upon request with 72 hours’ advance notice for $120 per guest.

Good For: sushi, teppanyaki, and Japanese cuisine.

Vibe: modern, upscale casual.

Website: https://www.tokyobay.co.nz/dinner-menu/

Pimm's (Maundays Bay)

Pimms Maundays Bay
Pimm's (Maundays Bay)

Located within the luxurious Belmond Cap Juluca resort, Pimm’s offers a fine dining experience with breathtaking oceanfront views. Expect impeccably prepared seafood dishes, an extensive wine list, and a touch of elegance. Pimm’s indulges guests with refined and elevated Anguillian cuisine, Caribbean classics, and international specialties.

Good For: fine dining, seafood, romantic ambiance.

Vibe: elegant, romantic.

Website: https://www.belmond.com/hotels/north-america/caribbean/anguilla/belmond-cap-juluca/dining

Blanchard's Beach Shack (Meads Bay)

Blanchards Beach Shack Meads Bay
Blanchard's Beach Shack (Meads Bay)

Blanchard’s Beach Shack offers a delicious alternative to the island’s upscale restaurants. It’s a casual, picture-perfect spot where you can enjoy toes-in-the-sand dining. It offers a quintessential Caribbean dining experience. Enjoy delicious grilled specialties, fresh salads, and tropical cocktails with your toes in the sand. Don’t miss the Blackened Mahi Bites, Peel & Eat Shrimp, and Chicken Wings.

Good For: casual beachfront dining, Caribbean fare.

Vibe: casual, beachy.

Website: https://blanchardsrestaurant.com/

Village Bakehouse (The Valley)

Village Bakehouse the Valley
Village Bakehouse (The Valley)

This charming bakery and cafe is a delightful spot for breakfast, lunch, or a sweet treat. Chef Pascal Baronnier uses fresh, local ingredients to create delicious pastries, sandwiches, and light bites. Expect flaky croissants, buttery pain au chocolat, and other delectable treats that transport you to the streets of Paris. The ambiance at Village Bakehouse is as warm as the pastries themselves.

Good For: casual bites, breakfast, pastries.

Vibe: casual, friendly.

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/villagebakehouseanguilla/

Dolce Vita (Sandy Ground, The Valley)

Dolce Vita Sandy Ground the Valley
Dolce Vita (Sandy Ground, The Valley)

The restaurant is owned by Abbi Ibrahim,an experienced international restaurateur and a certified sommelier. His focus has been on Italian restaurants. Led by the talented Italian-born chef Christopher Bacchiega, Dolce Vita masters the art of Italian cuisine. Enjoy stunning oceanfront views and a lively atmosphere as you savour fresh seafood dishes, homemade pastas, and creative cocktails.

Good For: breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea combined with 5-star Italian cuisine.

Vibe: lively, upscale casual.

Website: https://dolcevitaanguilla.com/

By Elena Leo, WAWW Directror of Editorial

Top Restaurants in Anguilla