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Shirley Heights Lookout

Shirleys Heights, English Harbour, Antigua
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“jerk chicken” (18 reviews)
“sunday night” (94 reviews)
“steel band” (164 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Shirleys Heights, English Harbour, Antigua
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1 - 10 of 914 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We were taken here for lunch on a tour of the island and the views are fabulous as it overlooks English Harbour and Nelson's Dockyard. The jerk chicken, rice and salad was nice though nothing special but the view is stunning.

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you stay in Antigua, you definitely need to rent a car and drive around the island. Although, it's not for the faint of heart. The people are wonderful, some of them drive a little crazy though. If you've driven in Manhattan then you'll be...More

Thank mancusoracing
Reviewed 6 days ago

Shirley Heights is a great spot to walk around, get some great photos of English Harbour and the boats. It is especially note worthy to see the sun set, hear the steel band and partake in the barbeque supper ( and maybe a beer or...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the Sunday as that's when the bands are on fabulous to listen to , get a private taxi though as the hotel buses only stay a short while about a hour, seems they leave just after sunset but that's when it gets going...More

Thank pamjanebrown186
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on an Island Safari Tour. Excellent views of Nelsons Dockyard. Visit on a Sunday evening and there is a party here!! You can drive right up to the view, very short walk to the viewing site. Toilets and refreshments available.

Thank rkg_15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every Sunday's fabulous must-attend party on the island is here at Shirley Heights with live performances and BBQ food on offer. Celebrations starts at 4pm but we went at 6pm to take in the sunset and enjoy the steel drums entertainment. A very lively and...More

Thank Fussytraveller75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told to not miss Shirley Heights. We were not disappointed. The view was beautiful and the Steele band was amazing. The food was authentic and delicious. We decided to take an individual tour via Greggo and this was beneficial for us. We could...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views from Shirley Heights and lovely to watch the sunset from here. Went to the Sunday 'party' - authentic Caribbean BBQ and steel band playing. As well as bar serving drinks. It isn't the cheapest and I've read other reviews saying it's a tourist...More

Thank S W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are reading the reviews and thinking this sounds like a tourist trap then yes there are a lot of tourists but don't think twice just go. The view is insane and the rum punch nice and strong make sure you stay and dance...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

$25 dollars the see the view, $10 for a small plasticcup of rum punch. Just a tourist trap. not worth the effort.

Thank carey s
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Questions & Answers
27 July 2017|
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Response from russm349 | Reviewed this property |
The three previous posters said it. Any time is good for an amazing view of the harbour and the sunsets are unforgetable.
17 July 2017|
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Response from Chriski M | Reviewed this property |
As per other replies, not easy but OK so long as you don't expect too much. Once you get in just enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shirleys Heights, English Harbour, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint Paul Parish  >  English Harbour
  • Phone Number: 460-1785
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