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Calypso Caribbean Restaurant

The Wharf, Eanam, Blackburn BB1 5BY, England
+44 1254 261020
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“jerk chicken” (47 reviews)
“red snapper” (27 reviews)
“dumplings” (17 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Wharf, Eanam, Blackburn BB1 5BY, England
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1 - 10 of 522 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just had a great family meal at Calypso - food was excellent, staff were very friendly and was a really nice atmosphere. We'll definitely be back (and bring friends!)

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have eaten a lot of Caribbean food in my days and a lot of it in London and nottinghill carnival but none of it was as good as this place. We looked at the menu then spotted the 2 person platter which had a...More

Thank Scrags1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what a great place. I found it on trio advisor (thank you!) And it did not disappoint. The atmosphere and decor was spot on. Like turtle bay but genuine. Menu was simple, easy to follow and great choice. I had the red snapper as...More

Thank rich_fre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here on Friday night. Really tasty food and good service. Got the chicken wings for starters which are huge and really flavoursome. Had the chicken/steak skewers for the mains and the meat just melts in your mouth - would definitely recommend!

Thank tomtay009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times, I've never been somewhere that's quite as happy or relaxed, and was made to feel very welcome the food is amazing, and the staff can't do enough for you, definitely a place you can't get enough of, and it's a...More

Thank Sparkles915
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. Definitely value for money, a little noisy from clientele but otherwise very enjoyable

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Me and the wife got a platter each .....enough food for four ......really good value for money....tasty and the fish was excellent ....would recommend this restaurant rather than the corporate food served by the other caribbean restaurant in the town...

Thank Harryreid
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Had lunch today at this place situated in an idyllic location by the canal side. Hubby and I feasted on their Jerk Chicken straps that tasted like they'd been teleported from the Caribbean. Chunky 'Steak -Type' seasoned chips with a generous side salad are all...More

Thank FamilyKarmic
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Very casual and helpful staff opened early to give us a coffee whilst we waited for our bike to be serviced.

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food, service and atmosphere you have to visit this place!!!! Great welcome and location

Thank swampig
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
_88rose88_
What meals on your menu are suitable for those with lactose intolerance? I.e. are not cooked in or don't contain butter/milk etc.
28 March 2016|
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Response from David W | Property representative |
The only items on our menu that contain milk or butter are the sweet potato, corn on the cob (although this can be cooked without butter if we are notified in advance), Mayonnaise and the ice creams. If you let us know when... More
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Raweesha
Do you serve halal food?
6 October 2015|
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Response from David W |
Yes we use davenport Rd in Blackburn the kashmir butchers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:30
Saturday
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wharf, Eanam, Blackburn BB1 5BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 261020
  • E-mail
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