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Dockyard Drive | Gunpowder House, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-460-1027
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (86 reviews)
“steak sandwich” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Dockyard Drive | Gunpowder House, English Harbour, Antigua
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have stayed at Boom previously and would highly recommend it. However on this trip we just went for lunch. The food was excellent. My friend who lives in Antigua took us there for lunch (book a table) we arrived early and sat around the...More

Thank katrina248mann
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for lunch at Boom,and typically didn't look at the bottom of the menu to see that ABST wasn't already included in the prices on the menu.It seemed like most other places we went,it was.We got a slight shock when our bill arrived,however,we should...More

Thank F722OQmichaelg
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were taken on a boat trip to English harbour and came across this little gem of a place. The views are amazing, they have a great infinity pool, great service, amazing food and drinks. The lady that served us was brilliant, took our order...More

Thank DanielleT1200
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boom is a casually elegant luncheon option with a lovely view across the bright Bougainvillea, yacht anchorage and lovingly-restored installations of Nelson's Dockyard. The food is a refined take on light lunch standards like the steak sandwich (which is faultless) and on the pricey side....More

1  Thank Aussie-wanderer52
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food. This place is overlooking the water. I had the steak sandwich and absolutely loved it. Thats coming from someone who knows a thing or two about beef. The little black birds can be a bit annoying though haha!

Thank Phoenix A
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Great lunch. Boom just re-opened. I had the lobster sandwich, my wife had the steak sandwich. Both of us had fries/chips. Food was great. View of English Harbor and Nelson's dockyard was fantastic! Highly recommend this place...next time we will spend the afternoon there.

1  Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We had never heard of this amazing little place and found it purely because it was the first place at Nelson’s Dockyard we could get a drink. Had we of known about it we would have bought swimmers and spent a day! Amazing food, amazing...More

Thank Stefanie H
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

A trip to Nelsons dock yard is almost incomplete without a tiny boat ride across to Boom. It’s a great spot to eat and laze in the sun with a spectacular view of English harbour. The food and the service are great and it really...More

1  Thank L6571MHpault
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Good food, relaxed dining. One side faces the pool but try and sit overlooking Nelsons harbour. One gripe they only sever bottled water- all the way from Italy!

Thank simon p
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Very nice food and excellent service. Best service we received in Antigua. Very special spot and great guests too which we appreciated once arriving at The Verandah.

1  Thank ETFB
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16 May 2018|
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Response from Admirals I | Property representative |
Hi, we are certainly open in the month of July and would be delighted to host you and your group of 12 for lunch on either July 9th of 10th. What date and time would be most suitable for you?
28 March 2018|
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Response from s3aview | Reviewed this property |
Take the complimentary water taxi from Pillars to Boom - quick and easy! Both Pillars and Boom are excellent restaurants.
14 April 2017|
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Response from Admirals I | Property representative |
Yes we will be open Thursday to Sunday at Boom through August. It is best to make reservations. For groups of 6 or more we can open on one of the other days of the week. We look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards, The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dockyard Drive | Gunpowder House, English Harbour, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint Paul Parish  >  English Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 268-460-1027
  • E-mail
It is hard to beat the elevated harbourside position of The Boom at Gunpowder House - a remodeled 18th century Gunpowder store - for a scenic dining venue. The outdoor covered dining terrace and bar are adjacent to an infinity-edged pool overlooking spectacular Nelson's Dockyard, creating a wonderful upscale setting to enjoy a delicious lunch. The Boom menu highlights fresh, locally sourced produce with seafood favorites such as Caribbean Fish Cakes and Lobster Salad but meat lovers will not be disappointed by the Truffle Aioli Steak Sandwich and Peppered Tournedos.
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