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Virgin Gorda, BVI Local Restaurants

Where to Eat in Virgin Gorda, BVI

Some villa rentals and even some rental properties come with kitchens, but you're probably not going to want to cook a lot during your vacation. Fortunately, there are lots of restaurants on Virgin Gorda to choose from. Barracuda Restaurant serves up fresh fish and seafood, and great BBQ on Thursday nights, while Giorgio's Table has lots of delicious Italian dishes to choose from. Whether you want something casual or fancy, Virgin Gorda has a great restaurant that will leave you full and satisfied.


Virgin Gorda, BVI Dining Map


Local Restaurants


Barracuda Restaurant (International) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

284 495 5350
Barracuda Restaurant

The Barracuda Restaurant at Olde Yard Village, serves breakfast through dinner, with an afternoon and evening tapas menu.

Fresh fish, grilled meats and handmade pasta. The menu changes daily in order to maintain the freshest ingredients possible.

Barracuda’s focus is on great food with prompt, friendly service in a comfortable, relaxed, poolside setting. Great assortment of wines from numerous varieties of grapes and regions of the world.

Thursday nights is BBQ night with music provided by a local band or DJ. The restaurant is also be available for private parties, held around the pool and cabanas at Olde Yard Village.

Barracuda, where influences from New York City, Brazil and Virgin Gorda come together to cook good food, served in a comfortable, friendly setting.


Biras Creek Resort (International) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

284 494 3555
Biras Creek Resort

This hilltop restaurant is a longtime island favorite. The panoramic view of North Sound is wonderful The food is first rate. Your taste buds will be dazzled with such delights as five-spice duck salad, followed by a main course of pan-seared salmon wrapped in Parma ham in a lentil-cream sauce, and grilled grouper with an herb couscous. The chef's special, grilled lobster, is featured Sunday and Wednesday nights. Desserts are prepared fresh, and are likely to range from a chilled green-apple parfait to a choice of sorbets served with a chilled cantaloupe soup.

Reservations required - Seatings daily 7-8:45 pm

Fixed-price dinner $85


Chez Bamboo (Creole) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

284 495 5752
Chez Bamboo

This is the closest approximation to a New Orleans supper club in the B.V.I.

Located on the North end of Spanish town, the Creole and Cajun offerings include conch gumbo, Nassau grouper en papillote, and New Orleans-style strip steak covered with a creamy Worcestershire sauce. Desserts such as apple crostini and crème brûlée are among the very best on the island. Don't forget to try the Chocolate Bourbon mint cake! MMm! Live music, usually blues or jazz of course, is presented every Friday night on the terrace.

Hours of Operation: Dinner only/Closed Mondays


Clubhouse Steak & Seafood Grille (Continental) - Virgin Gorda, BVI


The Clubhouse menu features generous buffets and table service for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as cocktail service on the terrace all day and evening.

Breakfast features homemade pastries and breads as well as eggs, pancakes, French toast and Belgian waffles.

Lunch features a large selection of salads and cold cuts as well as fish sandwiches, hamburgers, lobster cakes and more.

Dinner features our famous homemade soups, a large selection of salads, pasta, freshly caught fish and lobster, as well poultry and steaks. A generous selection of homemade desserts is always offered. Winston's Bakery is known around the world for his imagination and light touch in providing the breads, pastries and luscious desserts for the resort every day. The Clubhouse is near the Main Lobby.

Hundreds of burgees of yachts and yacht clubs, from all over the world, flutter in the breeze of paddle fans. The original bar was built by famed Virgin Island sailor, Basil Symonette, from the wreck of Huey Long's splendid yacht Ondine, and the yacht's mainmast is the centerpost in the Grille today! The Clubhouse offers a convivial atmosphere in which to enjoy fine fare.


Fischer's Cove (Seafood) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

284 495 5252
Fischer's Cove

One of the more highly recommended moderately priced restaurants is Fischer's Cove with a great vantage point for sunsets.

Known for great conch fritters (the menu brags that they are "Award Winning Conch Fritters"), and they are!

They are fresh & tasty and fried just till tender

You can also get a lovely grilled seafood dinner, offering whatever fish catch is in season, or even steaks if you prefer.


Giorgio's Table (Italian) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

284 495 5684
Giorgio's Table

This is the only authentic Italian restaurant on the island, with chefs flown in for the season from Venice, Milan, and Florence. Lying a 15-minute drive north of Spanish Town, the restaurant opens onto a big covered terrace. You can dine on fresh locally caught fish, an array of succulent pastas and such standard Italian staples as veal scaloppine. Pizzas and sandwiches will fill you at lunch.

Reservations recommended


Grandma's Kitchen (Caribbean) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

Grandma's Kitchen

This place is a slice of the real local life! Located right around the corner from Fischer's Cove Hotel. A huge grill cooks up whatever Grandma is fixin' tonight, and reggae music keeps the patrons hoppin'. Stop in for a cold beer and a chat with some of the local fishermen, and sample some real traditional Caribbean Island fare!


Jumbie's Beach Bar & Grill (Caribbean) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

284 495 7154
Jumbie's Beach Bar & Grill

The newest member of the Leverick Bay resort is the Jumbies beach bar, named after the Mocko Jumbies who make an appearance and dance every Friday night during the Beach Party.

Built out of local stone, it is the area's most beautiful and unique beach bar. Next to it you will find a series of small private tables going up the hillside, every one with a incredible view out over the North Sound.

You also will find at Jumbies all the sporting events showing all season. With two international satellite dishes showing on four displays, you won't miss your favorite teams games.


Mad Dog's (Sandwich) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

Great little cafe to pick up a quick bite to eat! Try one of their famous sandwich's.


Mad Dogs-Virgin Gorda

Mine Shaft Cafe (Continental) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

284 495 5260
Mine Shaft Cafe

The continental style menu is simple, featuring grilled fish, chicken, steaks and baby back ribs, salads and Some special evenings you might want to be part of are the Tuesday Night Caribbean BBQ, "an all you can dig into" spread, the Friday Ladies Night with music by Morris Mark and the monthly Budweiser Full Moon Party. Tune into ZBVI's weather reports at 8.30 am, 9.30 am and 4.30 am for the exact date each month.


The Bath & Turtle (Eclectic/International) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

284 495 5239
The Bath & Turtle

At the end of the waterfront shopping plaza in Spanish Town sits the most popular pub on Virgin Gorda, packed with locals during happy hour, from 4:30 to 6:30pm. Seating indoor and outdoor courtyard tables. Served up with a smile are mango coladas and peach daiquiris, very popular with the locals. If you're hungry, you can order fried fish fingers, tamarind-ginger wings, very spicy chili, or daily seafood specials such as conch fritters. There's live music every Wednesday and Friday night.


The Flying Iguana (West Indian) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

284 495 5277
The Flying Iguana

Sit back at your table at this amiable restaurant overlooking the airport's landing strip and the sea. Potted hibiscus and lots of effigies of iguanas, stuffed and carved, ornament a room that's a celebration of West Indian mystique. Make sure that you order the house drink, The Iguana Sunset, a concoction whose secret ingredients change according to the whim of the bartender. Whatever the recipe, you'll love it with the variety of freshly prepared cuisine. Examples are not limited to combinations of fresh fish and shellfish, including calamari, shrimp, scallops, and conch: You'll also find steak, chicken, and lamb, seasoned to perfection!

Happy hour is from 4 to 6pm daily.


The Restaurant at Leverick Bay (Seafood) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

284 495 7154
The Restaurant at Leverick Bay

The Marina at Leverick Bay offers two restaurants, one a beautifully decorated "Old World Caribbean " fine dining, and the second around the pool, right on the beach, a casual "laid-back" casual bar and grill serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

In the center of the old world style dining room is beautiful mahogany bar and next is the lounge with oversized sofas and chairs to relax in before or after dinner with an aperitif. Surrounding the bar and restaurant is a portrait collection of famous Americas Cup and other yachts from the last 100 years.

You may also choose to dine at the bar, where the entire dinner menu is also available.

At Leverick Bay is a network of local fisherman. They supply the restaurants with a complete variety of seafood throughout the different seasons, so the menu changes on a daily basis. Choices include Lobster (which is held in Salt water tanks until ordered at your table), along with Swordfish, Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi, from the pelagic migrations offshore, and Deep Water Red Snapper from the depths of the continental shelf surrounding the islands.

The Restaurant at Leverick Bay offers a unique mix of elegant dining, excellent local seafood and the best beach and pool bar & grill including live entertainment, nightly specials & beach BBQ.

Daily Serving Breakfast at the "Java Connection" 8 to 11 - Internet All Day

Lunch at "The Cove Grill" poolside 12 to 5

Casual Dinner menu served at The Cove Bar and Grill from 5pm to late.

Happy Hour at "Jumbies Beach Bar 5 to 7 (Wed-Mon) and 7 to Midnight Tuesdays

Fine Dining Upstairs 6 to 10 nightly except Friday

BBQ Buffet and Beach Party Friday 7 to Midnight.


The Rock Cafe (Italian) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

The Rock Cafe

It's not what you think!

This is not an island clone of the ubiquitous Hard Rock Cafe. The restaurant gets its name from its location amidst boulders like the ones at the Baths. Recessed lighting and boardwalks add theatrical allure at night.

All of the the dishes well-prepared. You can choose freshly caught red snapper in a tangy marinade, or try the chicken piccata. An affordable wine list with wines from Italy to California. Dine Al Fresco, Indoors or request a private dining experience.

Live entertainment, usually a local band, is a nightly treat.

Hours of Operation:

7 days a week: 4pm


The Village Cafe (Caribbean) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

284 495 5544
The Village Cafe

The Village Cafe in Olde Yard Village is poolside service. Soak up the reliable Caribbean sunshine while enjoying breakfast and lunch, not to mention the gourmet coffee and a variety of tropical drinks.

Sit at a poolside table or enjoy new indoor seating with air conditioning and a comfy sofa with magazines, books and the latest news such as USA Today and Britain Today.


Thelma's Hideout (West Indian) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

284 495 5646
Thelma's Hideout

Mrs. Thelma King, one of the most outspoken grande dames of Virgin Gorda runs this local gathering place for the island community.

It's located in a concrete house with a few verandas for casual outdoor seating.

Your food choices include steamed and grilled fish, fish filets, and West Indian stews of pork, mutton, goat, or chicken. Limeade or mauby are available, but many stick to rum or beer.

Live music is presented on Saturday nights in winter, and every other Saturday off season.


Top of the Baths Restaurant (Eclectic/International) - Virgin Gorda, BVI

the baths@thebathsbvi.com
284 495 5411
Top of the Baths Restaurant

At the entrance to the Baths is the elegant but casual Top of the Baths restaurant, whose open air verandah has magnificient panoramic views. Relax with a painkiller or other frozen fruit drink in the fresh water pool designed right into the verandah. Favorites include lobster, conch and veggie burgers, lunch specials like grilled wahoo and baked chicken and such varied items as filet mignon, pastas, char-broiled fresh fish such as mahi-mahi, jerk chicken, and broiled lobster.