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Pillars Restaurant

Dockyard Drive | Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-460-1027
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (70 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dockyard Drive | Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed here and ate at the restaurant... best lobster Thermidor I have ever eaten. The chef without notice cooked up a fabulous veggie spicy stir fry for my husband. Warm welcome from staff.

1  Thank Kittywhowearsahat
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided to eat here while staying at Falmouth Harbour. The setting is gorgeous, the old building , the pillars and the views. The food was perfect , my wife had lobster , and I had the catch of the day ( Mahi mahi )....More

Thank Troyzgod
Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have said, this is a beautiful restaurant set in the atmospheric Nelson's Dockyard. We sat outside, near the water,surrounded by trees and chirping tree frogs. Service was good, if a little slow, but we were not put off by this as we have...More

Thank Lizzieh62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just stunning, it is not cheap but it is also not the most expensive. We had lobster, Mahi Mahi, Tuna. All cooked excellently. Service very friendly and helpful. The setting is right on the harbour where Nelson would have landed less than...More

Thank nicksimpson61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here as a family for lunch after exploring Nelson's Dockyard. It was a spur of the moment decision, but it was the nicest lunch of the holiday. We ate fresh home made burgers and home made fishfingers for the boy. They were simply...More

Thank HappyHolidays2007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here one night during a week long stay at The Inn at English Harbour. The food was on par with our hotel restuarant but we just wanted a change of scene. Seated at a table by the waterside was nice and quite romantic....More

Thank TouringScotsGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic Food, lovely welcoming people a really must do restaurant. The waterside view while having a romantic dinner was just the perfect location. I cant wait to come back.

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is at nelson dockyard and is in and very old Admiral quarters very Neat Place. The food is good.

Thank perry k
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Had a stroll around Nelsons Dockyard then dinner. Lovely setting, great food, charming service, pretty pricey, but nothing unexpected. Worth the trip.

Thank markbw2016
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We were in much need of escape from our all-inclusive food options at our hotel on Antigua. We had taken a sailing outing and passed by this cute place by water, and decided we must go, no matter what the food was like. Well, weren't...More

Thank MelvinaSt.Louis
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28 July 2017|
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Response from Admirals I | Property representative |
Hi Lizzie We have more vegetarian options on our larger winter menu but we are happy to accommodate any requests by the vegetarian members in your group. For starters we can offer a goat cheese/ walnut/ pear salad or local... More
Ashley B
20 September 2016|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Should be open as Octobr the end of the hurricane season and the start of the high season There my be some showers around but tree is covered space to eat outside.
21 February 2016|
Response from Admirals I | Property representative |
Dear Russell Thanks for your interest in including us in your wedding celebrations. Could you please e-mail us directly from your e-mail address so we can correspond directly rather than through Tripadvisor. It would also be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dockyard Drive | Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint Paul Parish  >  English Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 268-460-1027
  • E-mail
When visiting Nelson's Dockyard don't miss Pillars Restaurant with its spectacular, outdoor waterfront terrace set amidst Nelson's iconic 18th century pillars and lush gardens. The stunning setting, overlooking the historic harbour, is the perfect spot to enjoy cocktails on comfortable outdoor sofas, lunch in the cool breeze or dine while watching an unforgettable moonrise over Shirley Heights.
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