Dining in Bequia

Restaurants and Bars in Bequia

Provision is a new and very delicious restaurant, serving lunch on the terrace (dinner for groups by arrangement), in a yellow house on the right just before you go up the hill to leave Lower Bay +1 (784) 431 0457

Fernando’s Hideaway up on the hillside with fairy lights and a delicious menu of the day (just before you go up the hill to leave the bay, turn right, pre-book) +1 (784) 458 3758

Keegan’s below on the beach on a Wednesday has a film night outside on a big screen & barbeque +1 (784) 458 3530

De Reef is right there on Lower Bay for lunch and for live music on Sunday lunchtimes +1 (784) 458 3484

Dawn’s down on Lower Bay to the left in the village is good IF she is cooking (pre-book even that morning early, she is very old & had a restaurant on Industry Bay) +1 (784) 492 6508

Sugar and Spice Cafe: on the Belmont Walkway looking over the water next to the Frangipani Tel: +1 (784) 523 2233

Jack’s Bar on Princess Margaret Beach is good for a sun-downer or lunch, just over the hill (you can walk over from the road just follow the path over the headland and down onto the beach – you can walk the whole way to the harbour now along the seaboard from there – it’s a very charming walk) +1 (784) 457 3762

The Liming is beyond the airport and has a calm chic atmosphere with its own beach – good for lunch or dinner +1 (784) 533 0398

The Fig Tree is charming down on the waterfront on Belmont Walkway run by excellent Miss Johnson, check sometimes has music on Fridays +1 (784) 457 3008

Papa’s overlooking the Harbour has good cocktails and is good for dinner too, run by Gert +1 (784) 457 3443

Frangipani has a Thursday night steel pan jump up on the sand on the Belmont Walkway +1 (784) 458 3255

Coco’s in Port Elizabeth is known for its fine rum punch and does dinner +1 (784) 458 3463

The Sand Bar: on Friendship Bay, for a sundowner looking across to the islands it is to the left side of the bay, through the stone gateway to where Mosquito Bar once was. Open daily 9 am til sunset – delicious cocktails & light lunch bites, swing seats

The Bush Bar: a short 5-minute walk winding through the trees to Ken’s charming bamboo bar with a view over the bay – drive up behind the Cemetary in Port Elizabeth and call Ken for directions Tel: +1 (784) 433 8124

The Cocktail Lab: behind Coco’s, through the car parking alongside a little sand beach, and along the pathway to where the old Devil’s Table was looking over the sea. Open Tuesday to Sunday 3 – 11 pm. Tel: +1 (784) 433 8218

Mac’s Pizzeria is busy in season, on the Belmont Walkway +1 (784) 458 3474

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, and Saturday live music.

Laura’s Bar & Restaurant is busy in season, at the beginning of the Belmont Walkway – walking left from the harbour +1 (784) 457 3779

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.

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.

Sugar Reef on the other side of the island is lovely for lunch – and for dinner if it is open +1 (784) 458 3400

Penthouse A small bar in a shack just beyond the harbour on the left open on a Friday night, music & dancing in the street, a local gathering – generally dancehall, soca, hip-hop

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, and frozen yoghurt. Open daily from 10 am – 5.30 pm.s

And there are other places to explore. It is wise to pre-book during the high season

Check the newsletter Bequia This Week for what is going on, on the island…there is a hard copy in the round tourist office in the harbour and it is also online. It lets you know which restaurants have music on which nights and other things too…

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