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Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in North Side €€€€ Caribbean, Seafood,
North Sound Beach and Marina 585 Water Cay Road, North Side KY1-1700, Grand Cayman
+1 345-947-9975
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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (61 reviews)
“tasting menu” (31 reviews)
“tenderloin” (16 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€€€
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Service
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LOCATION
North Sound Beach and Marina 585 Water Cay Road, North Side KY1-1700, Grand Cayman
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71 - 80 of 384 reviews

Reviewed 28 November 2016

My family and I enjoy fine dining. We have visited various places considered "fine", but they really were not. Kaibo Upstairs deserves such a title. From the moment we entered the upstairs lobby, the attention, finesse, and service provided were commendable. All the foods ordered,...More

Thank SimpleOrchid
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

We love providing our guests with a truly memorable experience - from the ambience, food, and service! We're pleased that you enjoyed everything, and were able to take in the beach view. Thank you for the review, and we hope to have you as a...More

Reviewed 27 November 2016

After a very disapointing dinner the night before downstairs I was hesitant to make reservations even with the great reveiws. I have never been so happy to be be proven wrong. The entire experince was spot on. The service, drinks, presentation, everything added up from...More

Thank raa1045
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

It was our sincere pleasure having you as our guests at Kaibo Upstairs. We are thrilled that you were pleased with everything, and had a wonderful experience. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review!

Reviewed 22 November 2016

First off, Kaibo is far from Seven Mile Beach (and that's a good thing). We were staying across the street at Gardens of the Kai condos (amazing BTW), so it was a stroll for us. The setting is like being transported back in time to...More

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Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

It was our pleasure having you as our guests at Kaibo Upstairs! We're thrilled you enjoyed everything, from the food, ambience and service. The pirates were an added bonus :) We greatly appreciate the review. Please stop in and see us again next time you're...More

Reviewed 16 November 2016

It has been a while since I last visited. Every time I come here I am amazed by the wonderful and quite unique atmosphere. Upstairs has a habit of sweeping you away. It has the most authentic Caribbean Island feel with the sweeping fans, high...More

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Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

Thank you for dining with us at Kaibo Upstairs. It's such a pleasure to have return guests, and we're proud to give them a truly enjoyable dining experience! We hope to see you again very soon, and appreciate the review!

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A truly memorable and remarkable dining experience. Each and every dish, hand crafted with an explosion of aromas and palate pleasing flavors !!!!! From the moment we walked inside, from the custom Caribbean cocktails and wine tasting thru to the final bite of dinner, we...More

Thank Skot7RAD
Kaibo B, Manager at Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

It was a sincere pleasure having you as our guests at Kaibo Upstairs. We're thrilled you enjoyed everything, and came away with a true dining experience! We greatly appreciate the review. All the best!

Reviewed 28 September 2016

We ate at Kaibo Upstairs late July 2016. Seating is outside on the deck. View was very nice, however, weather was very warm and humid hard to eat while sweating. We both ordered the tasting menu which was very good although the portions were much...More

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We ate here twice during a week long stay. But first...my warning for budget travelers. Food o. This island is very expensive. Menus are usually in Cayman $ so remember your exchange rate. Good food and friendly wait staff. Don't miss the barefoot BBQ weekly...More

Thank Makettle
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

No matter what side of the island you're staying be sure to dine here. Daytime on the beach eating lunch or elegantly fine dining upstairs in the evening. Tell Daniel Tyris Sent you! 😊

Thank tygen66
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had lunch here and the food was really delicious, the prices were high but it is like all places in the island, we really enjoyed the friendliness of their staff and the place was really clean, Recommended.

1  Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Kaibo Upstairs was the perfect choice for our wedding day reception dinner. We got married at our villa a walk away from the restaurant . We enjoyed drinks at the bar and a magnificent dinner afterwards. We loved the atmosphere and professional service. The vibe...More

Thank sanchezbythesea
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ctaylor888
27 June 2017|
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Response from babbettandcaptbill | Reviewed this property |
Your question is under Kaibo, but your 'reference is just 'rest'. The drive from the Ritz out to Kaibo restaurant can be about an hour. If you have the time, don't take Shamrock Rd, take the scenic ride around the east end... More
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msandrews4
23 June 2017|
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Response from Nonconformist | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant (upstairs) is formal, there are several sitting areas. When you enter you see its an open concept, bar, tables etc. Then, there is a balcony area which also has seating which may a better place to sit... More
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veniceluv
2 June 2017|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with other reviews, I only saw stairs but call. I imagine they could make arrangements to help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$47
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Sound Beach and Marina 585 Water Cay Road, North Side KY1-1700, Grand Cayman
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Grand Cayman  >  North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 345-947-9975
  • E-mail
Description
Upstairs at Kaibo is renowned for Chef Laurence’s consistently excellent Michelin star standard and modern European techniques, using local and Caribbean ingredients, to create a masterpiece of a menu. The scenic view overlooking the tranquil North Sound is delightful, and the Rare Rum Lounge is decadently relaxed.
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