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Cariba Restaurant and Bar

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No.1 Clarke's Gap, Barbados
432-8737
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Today
18:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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solihull
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was looking forward to trying a more traditional restaurant in the area but must say I did find the food to be bland which surprised me.

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Thank karen b
Billericay, Essex
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304 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love this place and usually visit it each time we come to sunny Barbados. The menu is interesting with a good selection of local food. The owner and his wife run the place and do the cooking too! Many locals use it too. Not too easy to find although if you're visiting by taxi you won't have any trouble!

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Thank terryrothery
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Trying to decide where to eat in St James I found this restaurant which I'd not come across before. The menu looked more interesting than others in the area2, and a little cheaper, so we went ahead and tried it. The place is easy to miss, we overshot and had to turn around, but once we got there we were... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went on a recommendation. Chilled and simple with great service. Good menu choice and dishes well presented.

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Thank virtualvid
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit to Cariba, this time for my wife's birthday. They made us feel really special and the food was excellent. The owner and chef came out to greet and thank all of his guests and that coupled with really friendly staff makes it no surprise that most of the diners were repeat visitors. Will definitely go back.

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Thank KDW26
Greater London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried this restaurant based on a recommendation from our driver. Thanks Trevor for this little gem. We had pre-dinner drinks in The Cliff (about 100yds from here) and then came here for dinner. All the staff we very friendly and helpful. The food was really good, subtle twists on traditional dishes and clearly all made from fresh ingredients. The... More 

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Thank MePhillyD
Essex
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many delicious items on the menu it was difficult to choose. Had a lovely meal the service was friendly and efficient.

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Thank Fasaloui
Jersey, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at Caribe and all of us old foodies really enjoyed Caribe. In a world of formulaic eating Caribe stands out with fresh ideas, interesting proposals and just, in a couple of words, great cuisine. The food is, as one would expect from the name, Caribbean, with some lovely different flavours, my main of shrimp noodles was spicy without... More 

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Thank StephenR744
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant really doesn't look much from outside but don't be put off. Inside it's pretty , the service is friendly and personal and the food is lovely. I had blackened kingfish which was perfectly cooked. Hubby loved the curry too. Would highly recommend it .

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Thank ChrissiePaulo
Leicester
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant - not too big, with a seating area on an outside veranda. My main course was the chicken curry which, I have to say, was one of the best (non-Indian) curries I have eaten. The deserts were more limited in scope, but I had the ice cream which was a generous portion. The staff were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.1 Clarke's Gap, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish
  • Phone Number: 432-8737

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?