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The Boatyard

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Bay Street Carlisle Bay | St Michael, Bridgetown BB11156, Barbados
+1 4362622
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time we visit Barbados we go to the boatyard and even arrange group get togethers there. This year's visit, disappointing. The price has gone up to $50 no problem because $40 goes towards drinks and food. However, $40 doesn't really cover much; the food prices have gone up, drinks are twice the price of anywhere else on the island... More 

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Orange County, California
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48 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We used yelp to pick this place. They said they were open for breakfast but they did not serve breakfast. They did try to up sell us on a full day package. Long walk from town for nothing.

Thank Shellee H
Diego Martin, Trinidad
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60 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there to meet up with some local friends, and the place was packed with tourists. The music was loud and you could tell it was definitely a popular place for young adults looking to drink and have fun. So if that's your cup of tea, you might enjoy it! I also didn't enjoy paying over $20 USD just... More 

Thank Johnny L
Bridgetown, Barbados
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated on Carlisle Bay - best beach in Barbados! The Boatyard offers the BEST deal on this beach in my opinion! For $50 BDS - you can have a beach chair, table & umbrella and a trip to swim with the turtles PLUS $40 redeemable against lunch & drinks! Staff were friendly, courteous & helpful. Lively & fun!

Thank angelaatwell
Coventry, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a regular visitor to Barbados we have been to a number of places; but we keep getting drawn back to Boatyard. The entry fee is well worth it; beach chairs and umbrellas are included which will easily cost you the $20 on another beach anyway. I would certainly recommend the food - the Jerk Chicken Wrap was absolutely lovely!... More 

Thank fujiwara95
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a fun day out, swimming with Turtles. White sandy beach, crystal clear water, great food and drink.This is the place to visit...yes it can be noisy but that all adds to the atmosphere of this beach club.Go visit Sean and all his staff, it will be a fun day.

1 Thank Si R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want to party? The ambience at this location is perfection! Of all my memories in Barbados, this location takes me back 15 years and I keep coming back to visit every time. The drinks from the bar aren't the best but if you are in good company you WILL have a GREAT time as the music sets the mood.

2 Thank Roxann G
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bar here serves food and drink, beer buckets and cocktails, music and just a whole lot of fun where the bar staff go out of their way to ensure you have a great time, a popular place for crew from the cruise ship port just up the road. Have fun

2 Thank John E
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this bar 2 years ago for our honeymoon and it was Christmas Eve. The bar was quiet but had a perfect sunset over the bay. The staff were friendly and the drinks were good. We came back yesterday hoping for a repeat experience. We were met with "Oh, you just want a drink?!" She then told us that... More 

Thank Chris P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We spent the day at Carlisle Bay and had lunch here. They have a really good package deal on chairs, drinks, food and even a boat ride across bay. We had already rented chairs elsewhere- but we had lunch here and it was really good! Food is fresh- beer is cold. This place has huge outdoor eating area with bright... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$50
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Pub
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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
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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