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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” (24 reviews)
“chilli” (10 reviews)
“shrimp” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Depot Road | Little Bay, Castara, Tobago
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

My wife and i stayed at Heavenly Bay for a week. Brenton and Sharon are fantastic people. We have been home about a month and we are still talking about it daily figuring out a way to go back now ! The food was great....More

Thank FrequentFlier591577
Reviewed September 26, 2018

The owners Sharon and Brenton are great hosts. The food they prepare just keeps you coming back. Such an amazing place just to hang out on the beach and interact with all the locals.

Thank guzzelguts
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a very pleasant week here. The Boat House is the focal point of the village hosting a dinner and drums evening on the beach every Wednesday. Tourists are made very welcome by the English owner Sharon. Food is excellent and there are...More

Thank MID3347
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

The Boat House restaurant is situated right on the beach in “little bay”. The bar & restaurant is quite unique both for it’s colourful decor and rustic appearance. Sharon who owns and operates this wonderful beach restaurant, has made this little place one of the...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

We visited this lovely little restaurant on two different occasions for lunch, and were very happy to spend an afternoon here. It's situated at Castara, in the smaller of the two bays, known as Little Bay or Heavenly Bay. The turning off the road which...More

Thank lucyinsussex2018
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant at the ‘little Bay’ at Castara is right in the beach and great for a relaxed lunch or for an evening meal. Wednesday night is the night to go to listen to the Caribbean drumming and see the stilt walker, with a set...More

Thank rachelagourakis
Reviewed March 4, 2018

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 February 23, 2018 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 February 16, 2018

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 February 15, 2018

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
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November 17, 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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, 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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