Dining in Anguilla
May 28, 2020

Dining in Anguilla

Carolyn Brown is the Director UK, Ireland & Scandinavia of the Anguilla Tourist Board. She shares with us her favourite dining spots on this beautiful Caribbean Island!

Anguilla is known for its wonderful choice of restaurants, small beachside bistros and local bbqs spots. The resorts on island also all offer incredible dining options from fine dining to beachside casual and welcome non-guests. These are just a few of the options on island!

Rendezvous Bay

  • Sunshine Shack – just down the beach from Cuisinart and offers bbq dining toes in the sand
  • Dune Preserve – drinks  and music on Rendezvous Bay – food on select days
  • The Place – wonderful for lunch and a swim with views to St Martin

The West End

  • Ocean Echo – Meads Bay – lunch or dinner on the beach and  excellent menu and service
  • Jacala –Meads Bay –  lunch and dinner again on the beach lovely menu
  • Straw Hat – great menu beachside dining – breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Blanchard’s Restaurant and Beach Shack – both great the Shack very casual and the restaurant more smart.
  • Picante Mexican – casual and relaxed dining
  • Mango’s Seaside Grill – Barnes Bay on the beach and lovely for lunch or dinner
  • La Trattoria Tramonto – Shoal Bay West a perfect lunch spot
  • Waves – very casual beach bar with simple fresh menu
Blanchards Restaurant & Beach Shack

South Hill

  • Tasty’s Restaurant – excellent menu on the main road lunch or dinner always good!
  • E’s Oven – locally owned and run as is Tasty’s and the menu is excellent
  • Flavours at La Vue lovely for dinner with views over Sandy Ground
  • Ember – wood fired cuisine becoming a firm favourite with visitors

Crocus Bay

  • Da’Vida Bayside grill – lovely spot for lunch and a swim and have live music on selected days
  • Da’Vida Restaurant – another lovely beachside option for dinner more smart casual

Sandy Ground

  • Sand Bar – offers beach dining with delicious small plates
  • Dolce Vita – Italian and excellent food and service
  • Johnnos Beach Stop – casual dining and on Sunday has jazz on the beach
  • Roys Bayside grill – seafood and steaks relaxed and casual dining with great food
  • Veya Restaurant – Fine dining and beautiful tropical garden setting
  • AXA Brew – Anguilla’s own beer served at their own house bar
  • The Lit Lounge – beachside bar with casual dining and music
Dolce Vita

Island Harbour

  • Artisan Pizza Napoletana – casual and relaxed with a great menu at Island Harbour village
  • Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery – French, Asian fine dining very special lunch or dinner
  • Falcons Nest – casual beach bar with great menu
  • Lime Keel House – a little bar in Island Harbour casual dining, live music and outdoor movies
  • Palm Grove Bar and Grill – at Junks Hole – on the beach totally chilled, no rush great lobster, crayfish, fresh fish and Johnny cakes.

Shoal Bay East

  • Zemi Beach House Resort – offers a number of dining choices
  • Gwen’s Reggae Grill – on the beach old time music and bbq
  • Madeariman – excellent for lunch and take in the beach view
  • Hanks on the beach casual dining lunch and dinner option
  • Tropical Sunset more great choice on the beach
  • Uncle Ernies an Anguilla institution with a new look
  • Olas Tacos – colourful food van on SBE and a fast growing reputation for fabulous food

Anguilla offshore atoll’s

  • Sandy Island – A private island serving great food – take the boat from next to Johnno’s at Sandy Ground for the short ride to Sandy Island
  • Scilly Cay – or known as “gorgeous Scilly Cay” at fishing village Island Harbour a Sunday must
  • Prickly Pear Bar and Restaurant book in advance and it’s a boat ride
  • Johnno’s On the Quay at Prickly Pear  


A villa holiday in Anguilla is the perfect option to enjoy the space and privacy of luxurious accommodations, blended with the opportunity to go and explore and enjoy some of these fantastic local restaurants and casual dining spots! Many of our villas include staff to cater to your every whim if you chose to relax and enjoy local delicacies in your own space…the choice is all yours!

View our Anguilla villas here.