You Can’t Spell BARbados without BAR

You Can’t Spell BARbados without BAR

You Can’t Spell BARbados without BAR

Top 5 Must-Try Bars in Barbados

All across BARbados, you are sure to find a bar! Quaint little bars; watering holes; out-of-the way dive bars and the authentic Bajan rum shop. It is said that wherever there is a church, there is sure to be a rum shop! After all, Barbados is the home of Mount Gay Rum, the rum that invented rum!

Bar hopping is just one of the many ways to enjoy night life while holidaying in BARbados. It all depends on what you are looking to do; do you just want to share a drink or two or many with friends? Do you want to satisfy both your appetite and thirst? No worries, we have unearthed some cool bars, with cool vibes that will have you going back for more and more OR that will lift your spirits!

South Coast Bars

On the south of the island, in the parish of Christ Church, is where you will find loads of bars from which to choose/to experience.

Bubba’s Sports Bar

Although many flock to Bubba’s Sports bar to take in some NBA action; American Football, Football World Cup or Olympics; many families come together to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries or to simply dine out. You can either enjoy premium drinks or finger foods at the bar and finger foods or a “real meal” at the tables in the lit section of the restaurant.

But let’s get to the nitty gritty…food and drinks! You MUST try their buffalo or BBQ wings with fries and blue cheese sauce! Delectable! And if you go on a Friday, you can get these yummy wings at half price or rib tips at half price too…so worth it! Next up…their hamburgers are huge and delicious, full of exotic garnishes like grilled pineapple if you want to go ‘tropical’ or spicy garnishes. And if you’re searching for breakfast on a Sunday morning, Bubba’s offers a wide “breakfast of champions” buffet.

While on vacation in BARbados, drinks by the bar at Bubba’s should be the order of the day or night!

MOJO Bar & The Chopping Board Kitchen.

While on holiday in BARbados, dining and drinking responsibly at MOJO Bar & The Chopping Board Kitchen is a must! Also located in Christ Church, this bar is lit and fully stocked with drinks and more drinks.

Here, you will definitely find your mojo after a drink and delectable lunch or dinner. This medium sized yet roomy restaurant and bar boasts a full gamut of drinks so you can drink to your heart’s content…true Bajan style. You can get our local Banks beer or international brands like Heineken. Mojos is also popular for their tasty mixed drinks and cocktails. When it comes to their menu, it is easy to choose if you are a meat or vegetable aficionado.

You can’t visit Barbados without trying a MOJO burger! Mojo’s is best known for their various types of burgers (beef, chicken, chickpea and seafood) with unusual toppings like fried shrimp and homemade dressings/sauces. If you are a meat lover, tantalise your taste buds with the minted lamb burger spruced up with roasted red bell peppers and creamy feta mayo or an 8oz beef burger with olives, sun dried tomatoes, red onions, pancetta, blue cheese and their homemade garlic mayo with Arugula and get this…all built on the popular Bajan salt bun! If you are a vegetarian, the grilled chickpea burger topped with sautéed sweet peppers and onions should be your go-to veg meal or try their seafood burger.

So go to Mojo’s for a night full of positive vibes, yummy food (burgers J) and fun company!

Cocktail Kitchen

This swanky, cozy bar and restaurant located in St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, is the ideal liming spot for a group of friends or for a first date cocktail.

Choose from a wide range of awesome cocktails to complement your meal. Their menu is quite eclectic with local fare whipped up in unique BArbadian ways such as steamed pudding and souse, Pina Colada Catch and Coconut Ceviche and the signature CK Salad. There is also the fire roasted breadfruit topped with salt fish and local lobster, or there is smoked local black belly lamb risotto, and even sauces like Bajan pepper aioli are infused with Bajan flavour.

Super cool vibes surround you as you enter this restaurant as the tempo in the restaurant creates a fun filled atmosphere people meet up for a great lime with great friends while engaging in epicurean delights!

Café Sol Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

If you’re feeling for some Mexican food while in BARbados, then Café Sol is your best option. Located in the entrance of St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, feel the pulsating vibes as soon as you enter this Mexican-esq bar and restaurant.

You can have lunch or dinner in this cozy lively restaurant or sit at the bar for Strawberry Margarita or two with friends or family. Their succulent BBQ wings are a favourite and quite popular among Bajans and tourists alike.

So if you are looking for a  lively and upbeat restaurant replete with Mexican dishes like tacos, burritos, fajitas, pico salad and yummy wings (yasss Café Sol BBQ wings must be mentioned again!), then Café Sol is your go-to bar and restaurant while frolicking in beautiful BARbados!

Blakey’s on the Boardwalk

Groovy vibes. Soothing Ocean. Delectable food. Premium drinks. All of these await you at Blakey’s bar and restaurant on the Boardwalk in Hastings, Christ Church.

While holidazing in BARbados, Blakey’s offers the ultimate casual dining experience ideal for families where children of all ages are welcomed. The ambience is tranquil with sea breezes and enlivened with music and dancing adding just the right touch to an awesome “lime”.*

Lunch time is easy breezy at this casual bar and restaurant where patrons/diners will be treated to yummy Bajan, and Caribbean dishes. Lunch could be Grilled Spicy Mango Glazed Mahi Mahi - Served w/ Cajun Spiced Breadfruit Chips and Tossed Salad or you can indulge in Pork Stew on Fridays. And if you want to try authentic Bajan dishes such as steamed pudding and souse, head there on a Saturday for Souse Saturdays. You can also yummy breakfast with a gorgeous view on Sundays with the traditional breakfast menu of eggs, baked beans, bacon, sausage and toast and plantain for that added Caribbean flavor. If you just wish to have a drink or two, head to the fully stocked bar for awesome cocktails and an array of yummy bar snacks – Bajan fishcakes and  chicken wings!

What makes the Blakey’s experience even more memorable is the live entertainment on weekends! Starting from Thursdays straight into the weekend you are sure to hear a variety of live genres from relaxing jazz notes, groovy reggae beats, to soothing contemporary numbers from our talented Bajan artistes.

All in all, it is one the highly recommend bars and restaurants in Barbados to eat good food, have a good lime and enjoy good music!

*Lime – to hang out with friends and family


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