When you’re on vacation, one of the most important things is to enjoy eating. It’s a time when you can get away from everyday life and don’t have the responsibility of buying in or cooking your own food for a change. To ensure you make the most of your time away, it’s a great idea to check out what your local restaurants have to offer before taking the plunge.
Brades, Montserrat has a ton of amazing restaurants, bars and eateries to get your tastebuds tingling. Let’s take a look at some of the best places to eat out so you can prepare your vacation menu.
1. Ponts Beach View
This restaurant and bar provide the perfect simple, yet sophisticated restaurant vibe. The restaurant looks out directly over the bay so you can watch boats, beach goers and water sports from your table.
They offer a fresh seafood menu with Caribbean influences and provide a lunch and dinner menu. Due to its popularity, you’ll need to make a reservation.
2. The Hilltop Café
The Hilltop Café is perfect for a family dine in breakfast. It’s a number one stop on a hiking holiday, as a couple of trails start here, and guides set it up as a meeting place for hikers. It’s an easy-going restaurant with walk in and order feel and it’s quirky, miss-match décor makes you feel right at home.
It’s the place to be for a casual breakfast dining experience full of information, interesting insights and historical anecdotes about the island.
3. The People’s Place
If you’re looking for an authentic Caribbean dining experience, then pop into The People’s Place for lunch. The small, casual Caribbean style restaurant offers traditional Caribbean food with seafood, fruit and vegetables fresh from the island itself.
They have both indoor and outdoor tables and even offer a takeout option if you’d like to enjoy your food on the beach.
Inside the restaurant there’s table service with a smile and a range of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
4. Summer Breeze Wine Lounge & Cuisine.
This the Montserrat’s answer to gastro pub food. The wine bar operates a helpful and knowledgeable table service for lunch and dinner and serves high-quality food dishes set out artfully on the plate – a feast for the eyes and tastebuds.
All this with an amazing view of the bay to watch the ships come in and its very own cocktail menu, with drinks especially concocted to match your surroundings.
This restaurant is especially popular, so it’s recommended to reserve a table to guarantee your spot.
5. Good Eats
This is notoriously one of the best value restaurants on the island, with high-quality international food menus offering everything from seafood and Sunday lunch to pizza. This is good hearty food served with a loving touch.
The restaurant has its own bar which serves drinks after hours and you can even get a table purely for a few drinks if that’s what you’d prefer. You don’t typically need a reservation and a walk-in table usually only means a small wait. Enjoy one of their fabulous cocktails while you wait.
6. Sips & Bites Wine Bar
This wine bar looks understated, but the food and reviews are both fantastic! The bar is family owned and each dish is carefully designed with fresh ingredients, using traditional Caribbean recipes.
You’ll find the wine bar open for both lunch and dinner, offering a selection of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. The owners pride themselves on their unique and delicious menu which you’ll find changes every few days based on the freshest ingredients available.
The important thing to remember is that appearance isn’t everything. The décor could do with a little updating, but it’s the taste that counts and you certainly won’t be disappointed here.
7. The Attic
The attic is a vegan and vegetarian friendly restaurant serving true Caribbean inspired breakfasts, brunches and lunches to eat in and take away. As the name suggests, the restaurant is a cosy, traditional Caribbean style place with friendly and welcoming staff and a relaxed atmosphere. It’s even a favorite of the locals, which shows its authenticity and loyalty to true Caribbean cuisine.
The Attic boasts good sized portions with fresh ingredients and pride themselves in being value for money.
There are many amazing places to eat out across the whole of Montserrat. It’s a great idea to choose somewhere with amazing views, fresh, locally sourced food and a relaxed Caribbean atmosphere so you can truly get in the vacation mood.