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Sandy Lane Hotel | Sandy Lane, BVB24024, Barbados
(246) 444-2000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

You'd have to be a bit indulgent to eat at L'Acajou regularly and quite wealthy. It's a very special place and I feel privileged to have been a few times.It has always been outstanding and one of the highlights of our trips here. Well done Sandy Lane

1 Thank Brian R
Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

L’Acajou was again quite outstanding. They will cook more or less anything that we ask for and again this year we had the assistance of executive sous chef Brian - we even met the man himself Emmanuel. I don't know if the Michelin guide covers the Caribbean and I don't know if SL would be interested but I believe that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

We had not visited L'Acajou before and were very pleasantly surprised. This is the closest we have come to a Michelin dining experience in Barbados. The surroundings were beautiful and the staff were wonderful and attentive with a great attention to detail. We had cocktails first and then were shown to a wonderfully positioned table, there were lovely choices on... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Probably our most disappointing visit to L'Acajou. The main reason we have eaten at L'Acajou on numerous occasions - tasting menu with wines to match. Unfortunately they are no longer offering this menu and have decided to do Chefs recommendation instead. Whilst this is very nice, it means on a food level the restaurant no longer stands out from the... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Had a great evening at L'Acajou with friends. The security is very tight as you would expect with celebs visiting. The attention to detail is awesome. The food was very good with a large menu. The service was impeccable. The cost was approx. £280 including a bottle of NZ Sauvignon Blanc

Thank GordonW318
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

By far the best restaurant we have visited on the island. The food is exceptional and the service and attention to detail is very good. The chefs had prepared special amuse bouche and canapés for us as we have some dietary problems. The bread was very tasty and prepared for us too. We both had the halibut for main which... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Was a birthday treat for my girlfriends birthday and was well worth the £350 for drinks and meal. Special place, special food

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Edison, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

This is one of the most expensive restaurants I have ever dined at but the service and food are top notch. The portions are small and the price is huge. For example Evian water costs $10US for a liter. The view is spectacular, I guess that is what you are paying for.

Thank Ed G
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

This place excudes quality and has a beautiful atmosphere; the setting is spectacular. Here you can take your time to enjoy every course of the finest food with the very best service. The menu is extensive as is the wine list. We had scallops followed by the beef, both of which were divine. This really is a special restaurant at... More 

Thank Martin W
York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Having visited L'Acajou several times and always getting a fab meal my expectations were high. I was not disappointed. The tasting menu was excellent and with wines to match exceeded my last visit. My only issue with Sandy Lane is the amount of marble floors which although beautiful, very quickly become quite slippery with the slightest shower. Dancing in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, International, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandy Lane Hotel | Sandy Lane, BVB24024, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish
  • Phone Number: (246) 444-2000
The stunning open-air beachfront setting of our chic fine dining restaurant is magical. The romantic L'Acajou specialises in light cuisine paired with an impressive range of Old and New World wines. Dining in Barbados under a canopy of mahogany trees with the gentle sounds of the ocean is a very special experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?