Christmas & New Year Dining Events Calendar 2020

 

santa-on-the-beach-BarbadosChristmas and the New Year period is peak season in Barbados. Visitors from around the World flock here to soak up our warm sunshine, lay on our sandy beaches and experience our friendly Bajan hospitality. If you have not yet booked your holiday villa rental contact us now at BarbadosBarbados.com so we can help you with your search.

For those of you who have chosen to swap your winter coats, mittens and snow shovels for swimsuits, sunscreen and palm trees this Christmas, we have compiled a Calendar of Events of what is happening on the island during the holiday season.

 

 

***CHRISTMAS EVENTS***christmas-events-barbados

♦  Steam and Tea at St Nicholas Abbey: on the croquet lawn, Wednesday December 23rd, with full afternoon tea and prosecco between 3pm and 6pm. Live steel pan and saxaphone entertainment.
Book tickets for your 4 or 6 person table in advance: Bds$125 per person.
Reservations: 422 5357 or 230 9432 Voice or WhatsApp.
Please bring a wrapped gift for a child stating the age and gender.
All proceeds are donated to Children’s Charities on the island and the gifts to underprivileged children.

♦  For the most delicious buffet in Barbados – the Christmas Buffet Lunch at The Atlantis Historic Inn on Wednesday December 16th and Friday December 18th from 12pm to 3:30pm.
Adults: Bds$85 and children (3-12) Bds$45, plus 10% service charge and 2.5% TPDL.
Then on Christmas Day, lunch seatings: 12pm and 2:30pm, dinner seatings: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm or 7pm.
Adults Bds$125, children (3-12) Bds$55 plus 10% service charge and 2.5% TPDL.
Reservations: Tel: 433-9445 or email: enquiry@atlantishotelbarbados.com

♦  Celebrate the Christmas season at The Tides Restaurant – their two course Christmas lunches will be running from December 8th to 23rd (everyday except Saturdays). Bds$90 per person. For reservations: reservations@tidesbarbados.com or Tel: (246) 432 8356

♦  How about the Bajan Trio Christmas Edition at Cafe Luna, between December 1st and 24th with turkey and ham. Choose a starter, main course and a dessert for Bds$79. For reservations: 428 6172.

Enjoy all your Bajan Christmas favourites at The Beach House,  serving a traditional Bajan Christmas Platter, available December 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th for both lunch and dinner.
Bds$85 served with a glass of Sorrel or a soft drink of your choice.

♦  Christmas Eve at the Fairmont Royal Pavilion, with canapes and cocktails followed by a scrumptious 3-course meal featuring favourites such as Confit Pork Belly Salad and Duck Tournedos. For reservations: Tel: 422-5555 or email: rpv.guestservices@fairmont.com.

♦  It’s Christmas Eve at The Cliff Beach Club
Reservations: Tel: 432 0797 or email: reservations@thecliffbistro.com

♦  Spend a magical Christmas Eve at The Tides
For reservations: reservations@tidesbarbados.com or Tel: (246) 432 8356

♦  Buzo Osteria Italiana on the south coast is offering a special Christmas Menu for the month of December, Bds$100 per person.
To pre-book your table email: dine@buzo-barbados.com or call 629 2896.

♦  Boxing Day Races at The Garrison Savannah, December 27th from 1pm.

♦  Cafe Bar Carizma in the Chattel Village in Holetown is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Christmas Eve and on Boxing Day as well as on Old Years Night and New Years morning.

♦  On Sunday December 20th head on down to The Orange Street Grocer in Speightstown and enjoy a magical singalong with Christmas Carols by Alex Larcombe, from 10am to 2pm. This is also their last Brunch and Browse Event.

Cala Roca is Barbados’s newest restaurant, located where Cin Cin by the Sea used to be. Join them on Thursday 24th for a Christmas Spectacular with the Brothers Goddard – live music, fantastic views of the West coast, gastronomic experience & spectacular bespoke drinks. For reservations: email: reservations@calaroca.com or Tel: 538 3036

The Limegrove Christmas Craft Fair is back again this Sunday December 20th from 10am to 5pm. Limegrove is also open for shopping on Sunday with a special performance by the Rhea Drakes Trio.

 

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***CHRISTMAS DAY ***

Many restaurants are closed on Christmas  Day, with the exception of restaurants within the hotels. Choices are therefore limited.

♦  Christmas Buffet Lunch at The Atlantis Historic Inn, lunch seatings: 12pm and 2:30pm, dinner seatings: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm or 7pm.
Adults Bds$125, children (3-12) Bds$55 plus 10% service charge and 2.5% TPDL.
Reservations: Tel: 433-9445 or email: enquiry@atlantishotelbarbados.com

♦  Christmas Day Lunch and Dinner at The Fairmont Royal Pavilion in the beautiful Palm Terrace Restaurant. A delicious lunch buffet will be served between 12 noon and 3pm, Bds$225 per person, and buffet dinner will be served between 6:30pm and 9:30pm, Bds$275 per person, featuring favourites like Salt Roasted Prime Rib and Brined Local Turkey Breast.
For reservations: Tel (246) 422 5555 Ext 2520, or email: rpv.concierge@fairmont.com

♦  Pier One at Port St Charles is offering a delicious 4 course Christmas Day lunch between 12 noon and 3:30pm, Bds$245 per person, children $75 with a separate menu, with live steel pan music and a visit from Santa with a gift for each child! For Reservations: 826-3435/264-0222 or email info@pieronebarbados.com.

♦  Christmas Lunch at The Cliff Beach Club
Reservations: 432 0797 or email: reservations@thecliffbistro.com

♦  It is all day dining on Christmas Day at Jumas, starting with breakfast, and full a la carte menu plus Christmas specials for lunch and dinner. Reserve your table or bench gazebo:
Tel: 422 0359 or WhatsApp 234 7286

♦  Spend Christmas Day at The Beach Club by Royal Westmoreland on Mullins Beach with a delicious 3 course table d’hote menu. Bds$190 per person. For reservations:422 2044 or email: brian.tatem@royal-westmoreland.com

 Blue Pineapple on the south coast is offering their regular menu with specials, including roast turkey and all the trimming,  on Christmas Eve from 8am to 10:30pm, on Christmas Day for brunch from 8am to 5pm and on Boxing Day from 8am to 10:30pm.

 

2021-barbados***NEW YEAR’S EVE ***

Old Year’s Night as it’s known in Barbados, is a special evening for locals. Typically the celebration lasts until dawn with the brave and hearty heading to the East Coast for sunrise.

Say Good Riddance to 2020 and plan for a brighter 2021!

Here’s what we’ve found going on that night:

♦  Celebrate Life with Friends at The Lone Star on Wednesday December 30th – a Brunch with a difference, from 12 noon until…..Live music, festive menu and a welcome cocktail.
Bds$650 per person (drinks not included).
Reservations: Tel: 629 099 or email: info@thelonestar.com

♦  This New Year’s Eve at Nishi Restaurant they are doing their Best-Sellers as a set menu: 3 courses with the Main Course being either from the Sushi or Hot Menu, plus singing in the Courtyard by the Fabulous Lynn. All of this is available for an early booking discount price of Bds$200 per person for bookings prior to December 10th.
To secure your booking at this price a $50 per person deposit will need to be paid at time of booking.
For reservations: Tel: 432-2112 or email: nishirestaurant.com@gmail.com>

♦  Old Years Night Celebration at The Cliff, with Nicole Moudaber and Joe Santoro.
For more information on tickets please call 432-0797 or email reservations@thecliffbistro.com.

♦  New Year’s Eve Extravaganza at The Tides Restaurant in Holetown. Bds$850 per person plus 10% service charge gives you a complimentary glass of Perrier Jouet champagne on arrival, a magnificent 7 course dinner, fantastic party favours, DJ music with Jude Eastmond playing today’s his and golden oldies, and an ocean front fireworks display at midnight. Book here: https://bit.ly/2plcAk3

♦  Sea Shed on Mullins Beach presents La Belle Vie, New Year’s Eve dinner with a set menu.
Bds$350 per adults, Bds$250 for children 15 and under. Music by a guest DJ.
For reservations: Tel: (246) 572-5111 or send an email to info@seashedbarbados

New Years Eve dinner and party at Fairmont Royal Pavilion, Taboras serving a mouthwatering three course dinner with indulgent dishes like lobster chowder, pumpkin tortellini, tournedos rossini and chocolate mouse. End the night with a fantastic fireworks display overlooking the ocean.
Bds$545 per person
For reservations: Tel (246) 422 5555 Ext 2520, or email: rpv.concierge@fairmont.com

♦  New Years Eve dinner and party at The Beach Club by Royal Westmoreland on Mullins Beach with a delicious 3 course table d’hote menu and dancing with a local DJ. Bds$295 per person includes a glass of prosecco. For reservations:422 2044 or email: brian.tatem@royal-westmoreland.com

♦  Primo Bar and Bistro in St Lawrence Gap presents its 3 course New Year’s Eve menu, Bds$275 per person.

♦  Dine under stars at The Fish Pot Restaurant with an a la carte menu and DJ play all the old favourites. For reservations: 439-2604 or email: reservations@fishpotbarbados.com

Enjoy an exquisite 4 course menu and champagne at Blue Pineapple on the south coast, with live entertainment. Bds$175 per person.

Cala Roca is Barbados’s newest restaurant, just opened in the former Cin Cin by the Sea location. They are offering an exquisite six course menu, to include a bottle of Perrier-Joet champagne per couple, and with live entertainment and 3 DJ’s. Bds$550 per person, and reservations are required. Email: reservations@calaroca.com or Tel: 538 3036

♦ The Hilton Barbados invites you dine, dance and celebrate your way into 2021 at their Masquerade party on the beach with a full entertainment line up as well as the famous Hilton Barbados Resort’s Fireworks Show.
For reservations: Email: christmas.barbados@hilton.com or Tel: 246-227-5570.

La Cabane invites you to forget 2020 and start 2021 with them. There are two seatings for dinner, 7pm and 8pm, with buffet starters, a la carte main course and a dessert buffet. Live music starts at 10:30pm. There will be a champagne fountain, and a special menu with a selection of champagnes, wines and cocktails. For reservations call Clarissa 267 6283.
Bds$1,000 all inclusive

 

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Updated December 19th 2020

The information presented above is based on information received from the various restaurants and establishments. Information may change without notice.