Dining in Bequia

Dining in Bequia

The Fig Tree

Tel: (784) 457 3008

Run by Mrs Johnson, last restaurant along the waterfront walking from the harbour past the Frangipani, or drive down from the road between the Harbour and Lower Bay. Watch out for a small sign.

Bequia Beach Hotel (Friendship Bay) The Blue Tropic

Tel: (784) 458 1600

In the hotel garden setting, above the beach.

Bequia Beach Hotel (Friendship Bay) Bagatelle

Tel: (784) 458 1600

On the beach at Friendship Bay

The Frangipani Hotel

Tel: (784) 458 3255

Along the waterfront, walking left from Port Elizabeth or drive down and park at the Gingerbread Hotel Thursday night BBQ (reservations necessary), steel band and jump up.

De Reef on Lower Bay

Tel: (784) 458 3958

Beach bar and restaurant, seafood and curried conch. Dinner by reservation only. Seafood buffet dinner with a band every other Saturday in season. Sunday afternoon music jam sessions.

La Plage

On Lower Bay, restaurant and bar with tables on the beach.

Fernando’s Hideaway

Tel: (784) 458 3758

Up hill at last turning on right as leaving Lower Bay. Authentic island cooking, Goat Water, fish. Essential to book.


Traditional local bar/restaurant on Lower Bay.

Coco’s Place Bar & Restaurant

On the left, past the harbour in Port Elizabeth. Very good food and service. Good atmosphere on Fridays, music.

Dawn’s Creole Beach Bar and Café

Tel: (784) 492 6508

On Industry Bay

Jack’s Bar

Tel: (784) 0457 3762

Princess Margaret Beach. Good for lunch on the beach and sunset drinks.

The Green Boley

Tel: (784) 458 3247

On the waterfront, Belmont, walk left along from the Port. Traditional beach bar made of split bamboo. Local food, good chicken and conch roti.

Tantie Pearl’s Restaurant

Tel: (784) 457 3160

On the hillside, overlooking Admiralty Bay and Port Elizabeth. Authentic West Indian cooking and beautiful views.

The Salty Dog

Tel: (784) 457 3443

Beautiful location on a small hill overlooking Port Elizabeth. Open deck outside and a nice breeze. Quiz night of Wednesday evenings.

Mac’s Bar & Galley

Tel: (784) 458 3133

On Front Street in Port Elizabeth. Wrap-around verandah. West Indian and international food.

Mama’s and Papa’s Restaurant and Bar

Tel: (784) 457 3443

Run by Gert. Overlooking the harbour, with WiFi is open for coffee, drinks lunch and dinner.

L’Auberge des Grenadines

Tel: (784) 458 3201

Along the waterfront, left from Port Elizabeth. Two daily prix fixe or a la carte menus, fine dining with a French accent. Lobster and seafood. Happy Hour, live music in season.

Sugar Hill Bar & Restaurant

Tel: (784) 458 3773

On Mount Pleasant and popular with the locals.

Lina’s Bread & Deli

Next to the RBTT Bank on Front Street, opposite the ferry in Port Elizabeth. Croissants, deli sandwiches, Expresso machine for coffee, gourmet supplies.

Mac’s Pizzeria

Tel: (784) 458 3474

Turn left along the waterfront at the port, pass The Frangipani. Scrabble night on Mondays at 4.30 pm.

The Whaleboner Bar

Tel: (784) 458 3233

Along the waterfront next to The Frangipani. The bar is carved from the jawbone of a whale. Excellent local dishes. Monday, Friday, Saturday live music.

Tommy Cantina

Tel: (784) 457 3779

Left along the waterfront at Port Elizabeth. Good Mexican and seafood restaurant.

Maranne’s Icecream Parlour

Tel: (784) 458 7031

Below The Gingerbread on the waterfront to the left of port. Delicious homemade ice cream, natural ingredients, also fruit sorbets, frozen yoghurt. Open daily from 10am – 5.30pm.s

Penthouse Bar

A very small bar on left in Port Elizabeth next to Brooks Hideaway. Very popular with the locals, still jumping to music late into a Saturday night.


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