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The Boatyard

) #8 of 93 Restaurants in Bridgetown €€ - €€€ Caribbean, , Seafood
Bay Street Carlisle Bay | St Michael, Bridgetown BB11156, Barbados
+1 4362622
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Bay Street Carlisle Bay | St Michael, Bridgetown BB11156, Barbados
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Boatyard was the perfect place for us to spend our last few hours after coming off a cruise and before going to the airport. They stored our luggage and had showers for us to get ready before the airport. There are also on site...More

Thank JayBeck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No complaints. The food was no nonsense and priced similarly to everywhere else on the island. On the plus side the service was the quickest I experienced during my entire stay in Barbados.

Thank 528_Richie_528
Reviewed 21 June 2017

When we visited this was one of only a couple restaurants serving food. For the price is it a great deal. You pay a flat fee for the beach chairs and umbrella. But you get most back in food and drink and a boat ride...More

Thank Carl G
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We've just returned from a fantastic evening at The Boatyard, I had coconut shrimp,rice and peas, my wife had catch of the day, macaroni pie and salad. We were greeted by Yvonne and the service was impeccable, We had one or two ice cold drinks...More

Thank Stephen John M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

How it works: Pay $25 US per person and you get a debit card prefilled with $20 US to use on food and drinks. So basically you are paying $5 for access to WIFI, a beach chair and umbrella and access to the rope swing...More

Thank Geli87
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must do if visting Barbados great place to chill on the beach drinking Carib and banks beer food is awesome too staff very friendly staff!

Thank mrchingcat
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Very odd place. It's basically a beach hut (not like the fancy places along Paynes Beach), which offers little but with a whole lot of bad attitude (and this is coming from someone who works in Shoreditch in London) We were in Carlisle Bay for...More

Thank Valentina P
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I remember when boat yard was a place that I would enjoy a day at the beach, but recently it's been unattractive. I'm no stranger at boat yard and I've been there many times. Before I would relax with my feet up and enjoy the...More

1  Thank Roggick01
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Even the locals avoid this place cause the customer service at Boatyard is the most terrible i have ever seen! I would not recommend this place to anyone, not only because the food is bad and highly overpriced, the way they treat the customers is...More

1  Thank Nemilia
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Sean at the Boatyard is first class. Had a great time hanging out and chatting. They will treat you right.

Thank Brandon G
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Ian G
14 March 2017|
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Response from CareerCritic | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ian, I walked to and checked out several of the places up the beach a couple weeks ago for my family's upcoming adventure, I think you are making a good choice. Sean is probably the one you want to talk to. He and his... More
18 September 2016|
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Response from Tara H | Property representative |
Hi Drea, We we have lockers available for a small deposit and 50% refunded when the Lock & Key are returned on the same day.
Amy S
20 April 2016|
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Response from Tara H | Property representative |
Hi Amy, We open at 9AM and have coffee available from that time as well however the kitchen opens at 11am.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$50
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay Street Carlisle Bay | St Michael, Bridgetown BB11156, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Michael Parish  >  Bridgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 4362622
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We are open daily, 365 days a year and there's never a dull moment. Whether you're visiting on a cruise ship, staying at one of the many hotels or a resident of our beautiful island you are guaranteed to have a great time. Our central location in Carlisle Bay on the outskirts of the Capital Bridgetown makes The Boatyard the ideal place to come relax and enjoy the friendly Barbadian hospitality. The Boatyard offers unbeatable beach facilities enhanced only by the natural white sandy beach and calm azure water. Upon entering The Boatyard, a beach package is offered at Adventure Beach which ensures you a day filled with fun and pleasure in paradise. Site amenities include: Beach Lounge chair/Day bed, shared umbrella (while stocks last), ocean trampoline, iceberg climb and slide, dive platform, rope swing (ask for scheduled times), fresh water showers, restrooms, pool table, WiFi, Volley Ball Net, Basket Ball Net (balls provided), beachside restaurant & bar, Souvenir Shop and lively music. Be sure to ask about our turtle and snorkel tour available on select days throughout the year. Relax in our seafront restaurant and savour the flavour of the Caribbean. We are sure to satisfy your hunger from our extensive menu of local and international dishes. Sharkey's Bar is fully stocked and just the place to be to quench your thirst after soaking up the warm Caribbean rays. Sip on one of our many exotic cocktails while we pamper you silly! Adventure Beach at The Boatyard - where the fun never stops!! *Please note that ID may be required for entry*
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