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The Boat House Restaurant

Depot Road | Little Bay, Castara, Tobago
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (23 reviews)
“lobster” (11 reviews)
“chilli” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Depot Road | Little Bay, Castara, Tobago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We pre-booked dinner through our B&B and arrived at the suggested time; the place was hopping. Seating was first come first serve and we ended up enjoying dinner with 2 interesting women traveling from Denmark and Norway. We were verbally offered a nice array of...More

Thank gail s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in advance for the meal with drumming and limbo entertainment on Wednesday evening. We were told to be there for 6 p.m. which we were. It was very busy and the food came out after about 1.5 hours. Other tables got their meals...More

Thank dukieboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was great to have a bar right on the beach when needed!!! We also had the pizza on a Sunday lunch which we had twice during our stay and extremely tasty. We also did the Drum night on a Wednesday which is a must...More

Thank Missmuffett28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Laid back and relaxed - just right after the narrow steep drive to get there, but well worth it. Lovely beach with excellent snorkeling nearby. Nice friendly welcome and refreshing drinks. Sadly no time to stay this time but previous visits have found good food,...More

Thank PLewis_13
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place by the beach. Friendly staff. You must go there a wednesday night when locals play the drums. Remember to make a reservation. The food was good the first time we went there. The next two times a disappointment.

Thank Carola M
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

One of the best location on Bay, closest to the Ocean. Great food Chilli Coconut Sauce was absolutely Delicious. Has African Drumming on Wednesday Nights as well as Pizza on Sat? One of the best food on the Island.

Thank asarangi
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

One word for the food: terrible! Only one experience bit it's enough!! Lovely only the view of the beach and the little bay. Indeed Tobago has no good restaurants but this is One the worst!!! Not so cheap for for what you eat or don't...More

Thank LombardiaVale
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We ate twice at The Boat House. The first as part of the drumming evening, a brilliant evening’s entertainment. The food was well cooked and the choice down to choice of type of meat or fish with the same selection of accompaniments. Excellent. Service is...More

Thank lindarathome
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Great location, OK pizza, really poor customer service. We ordered a pizza at midday (they only serve them on a Sun) when there were about half a dozen couples in the restaurant. It finally arrived at 1330, having been told at 1300 when we asked...More

Thank NoneyJ
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Went on a Wednesday night for drumming (had a reservation). It was packed, so diners shared tables with other diners, which ended up being a great opportunity to meet new people. Food was very good - huge plate of vegetables (slightly overcooked) and wide choice...More

Thank Rorinho
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17 November 2016|
Response from Miyuki0404 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! It is a walking distance. On your way to the beach house, there is a cozy coffee shop, some small shops that you can enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Depot Road | Little Bay, Castara, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Castara
  • Phone Number: 660-7354
Tel: 483 0964The restaurant is beachside and open every day except Saturday. We do homemade pizza and pelau on Sundays and serve breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday to Friday. We have a live African drums and limbo every Wednesday with dinner. Dinner costs between $100 - $115 for fish, chicken, shrimp, beef, goat, prawns or squid). Lobster is priced according to size.We also have 4 apartments behind and set above the restaurant. They have a fully fitted kitchen, large deck, kingsize bed with canopy, bathroom, sofa bed , table and chairs.Rates are $60US per night per room.
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