Christmas & New Year Dining Events Calendar 2022


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 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.

This page will be updated whenever any information is released.


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

♦  For the most delicious buffet in Barbados – the pre-Christmas Buffet Lunches at The Atlantis Historic Inn on Friday December 16th, Wednesday 21st and Friday 23rd from 12pm to 3:30pm.
Adults: Bds$105 and children (3-12) Bds$50, plus 12.5% service charge and 2.5% TPDL.
Reservations: Tel: 433-9445 or email:

♦  The Rotary Club of Barbados presents Carols by Candlelight on Sunday December 11th, starting at 5pm. Tickets are Bds$40 for one adult and two children under 12. Box offices: A One Supermarket in Black Rock, Emerald City Supermarket at Six roads, Party Occasions at Sheraton Mall, A & B Music Supplies in Wildey, iMart at Haggatt Hall, Lanterns Mall and The Walk in Warrens, online from Ticketlinkz or any member of the Rotary Club of Barbados.

♦  The Limegrove Christmas Craft Fairs at the Limegrove Lifestyle Centre in Holetown, featuring over 50 booths, plus in store promotions and more on Saturday December 3rd and Sunday December 18th from 10am to 5pm.

♦  Christmas Wine Tasting and Trunk Show at The Deck at Sugar Hill: wine tasting with Platinum Wines, canapés, prize draw and exclusive Christmas shopping
Tickets Bds$90 available from Sugar Hill reception or

♦  Pre Christmas lunch specials at Juma’s Restaurant from December 1st to 23rd.
Tel: (246) 537-0475 or (246) 231-4089, Email:

♦  Festive lunch menu at The Tides Restaurant, from December 5th through to the 31st, 12pm to 2:30pm. Two courses Bds$120 or three courses $145.

♦  Calma Beach Club:  NautiLime event on December 4th from 2pm. Dress: bikinis and board shorts, Nauti Red or Nice White. 21+ age limit enforced.
Tickets are Bds$100 and available from Calma Beach Club or via ticketlinkz.

♦  Festive dining at Buzo Osteria Italiano all December long. Enjoy two courses for Bds$95 or 3 courses for $115. Available Monday to Saturday 11am to 10pm and Sundays 5pm to 10pm. Call 629-BUZO to book your table.

♦  The Lone Star Restaurant presents a brunch with a difference on Thursday December 29th from 12 noon until…There will be live music, a festive menu and a welcome cocktail. Drinks are not included and full payment is required on booking. A 10% service charge will be added to your bill. Tel: (246) 539-0600 or (246) 539-0601.

♦  The Local & Co is offering a Christmas Eve Dinner, set menu, Bds$200 per person, with the a la carte menu, minced pies and mulled wine available all day.
Tel: 421-3276, or Email:

♦  The Cliff Restaurant, a special performance by Britain’s got Talent Finalist, Violinist and Artist, Lettice Rowbotham on Tuesday December 13th from 7:30pm. Tel: 432-1922 or Email:

♦  Carib Beach Bar: Holiday Menu Special available from Friday December 16th through to Saturday December 24th, with your choice of Pineapple Glazed Ham, Oven Roasted Chicken, Fried Local Fish, Macaroni Pie, Peas and Rice, Sweet Potato Pie, Jug Jug, Stuffing, Marinated Baby Carrots, Fresh Tossed Salad, and for dessert, a slice of Great Cake. Bds$60.
Tel: 571-4694, Email:

♦  Paul Owens at the Beach House:  Christmas Eve Dinner with live entertainment from 7pm to 10pm by The Sugarcane Jazz & Blues Trio. Bds$350 per person includes starter, main course and desert from the regular dinner menu specials menu.

♦  Cafe Bar Carisma:  Christmas Eve at Cafe Bar Carizma, 2 course meal and live music with Rishan. Adults Bds$110, children under 12 $70. Tel: 432-7198.



Most restaurants are closed on Christmas  Day, choices are therefore limited.

♦  Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Lunch at The Tides Restaurant, each are 3 courses at Bds$395 per person

♦  Festive Christmas Lunch at The Cliff Restaurant, from 12 noon, with a traditional 3 course menu and a complimentary glass of champagne. Live entertainment by Juanito’s Gipsy Kings.
Bds$550 per person plus 12.5% service charge. Additional beverages are charged on consumption.

♦  Festive Christmas Lunch at QP Bistro, from 12 noon, with a traditional festive meal and a glass of champagne. Live entertainment “Arturo Rocks” featuring international Bajan saxophonist Arturo Tappin and the sensational vocalist Betty B. Bds$395 per person plus 12.5% service charge.
Tel: (246) 432-0797 or email:


♦  The Local & Co  presents a Boxing Day Beach Day with DJs and beach vibes, sharing plates and choice of mains, desserts and signature cocktails. Bds$250 for adults and $100 children 5-12.
Tel: 421-3276, or Email:

♦  Calma Beach Club: Boxing Day Beach Party with a live band, DJ Dusty Payne, and drink specials all day. Email:, or telephone (246) 848 2308

♦  Boxing Day at The Rates: Boxing Day Races is the biggest race day of the year, Monday December 26th. Post time is 2pm and there are 9 races on the card.

♦  Animal Flower Cave: Open for lunch between 11am and 3:30pm with a performance by Anna Greenidge, a talented Barbados singer and actress. Tel: 439-8797 or book a table here.

barbados-new-year-2023***OLD YEAR’S NIGHT ***

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 Goodby to 2022 and plan for a brighter 2023!

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

♦  Primo Bar & Bistro: 5 course dinner with party favors, Bds$295, reservations can be made via their website:, by calling (246) 573-7777 or email:

♦  Nishi Restaurant:  3 course family style dinner with live entertainment in the courtyard by Lynn. Bds$400 per person plus service charge and tax.
For reservations: Tel: (246) 432-2112

♦  The Tides Restaurant: 7 course tasting menu, Bds$1,495 per person

♦  The Local & Co: it’s Boogie on the Beach, a Studio 54 inspired NYE party, full of entertainment, DJ’s fire and drumming to welcome the new year in. MAIN DINING: Bds$800 per person for a 5 course menu, complimentary glass of vintage champagne and beach club access. BEACH CLUB: Bds350 per person with a flavour packed bowl food and a complimentary glass of vintage champagne. Tel: 421-3276, or Email:

♦  La Cabane: with two seatings, 7pm and 8pm, appetisers will be a buffet, while the main course and dessert will be a la carte. There will be a live band plus a DJ for entertainment. Champagne/wine bar available. Price is Bds$1,000 per person and children under 17 years is $500.

♦  The Cliff Restaurant: beginning with a welcome cocktail party – 7:00pm to 8:00pm – canapés and Dom Pérignon champagne will be served. Dinner service begins at 8:00pm with a 6 course tasting menu. Live music from 9:30pm to 2am with Arturo Tappin, Gypsy Kings & Fleur East.
Bds$2,450 per person plus 12.5% service charge. All other beverages charged on consumption.

♦  QP Bistro: the evening begins at 6pm, and will feature a complimentary glass of champagne, a 5 course tasting menu with a bottle of wine per couple. The band starts at 11pm and plays until 2am, Masala with Philip 7. Bds$1,950 per person plus 12.5% service charge. All other beverages charged on consumption.
Tel: (246) 432-0797 or email:

♦  Calma Beach Club: 4 course dinner, welcome cocktail, party favours, , champagne, fireworks, music by DJ Dusty Payne from 10pm to 2am and live saxophonist Kofi Gilkes. Standard dining Bds$500 per person, VIP tables $700 per person (including a bottle of champagne per table of 4 and a prime view). Reservations are essential.
Email:, or telephone (246) 848 2308

♦  The Lone Star: gala dinner with international artists SWANBAND. Bds$2,500 per person for main restaurant dining, or $1,800 for south section dining, includes 4 course gala dinner, house wine and house spirits all evening, fireworks, party favours and dancing until 3am.
Reservations required: or tel: (246) 539-0699.

♦  The Bearded Rose by Timothy Oulton:  It’s Razzle Dazzle at the Bearded Rose in the courtyard of the Limegrove Lifestyle Centre dinner with a “Sparkling” dress code. Enjoy a welcome cocktail or glass of champagne followed by a 5 course set menu (amuse bouche, starter, main, cheese, dessert). There is live entertainment. Bds$550 per person. Full payment is required to book.

♦  The Horny Ram Pub: Masquerade Ball dinner and show, live entertainment by Matthew Allman. Three courses Bds$250 per head. Bar opens at 5:30pm, service begins from 6pm. Entertainment from 8pm. Call (246) 432-1246 to reserve your table.

♦  Larry Rogers at Mullins Bay: located at the Royal Westmoreland Beach Club on Mullins Beach.  Gourmet buffet dinner with music by DJ Eddie from 8pm. Bds$750 per person + service charge. Tel: 422-2044.

♦  Paul Owens at The Beach House: gala buffet from 8pm, Bds$950 per person plus party favours, music by DJ Scientist and live entertainment by Alan Sheppard. WhatsApp for Reservations: 256-1163 or Call: 432-1163, Email:

♦  Buzzo Osteria Italiana: 5 course set menu with appetiser, pasta, main, dessert and digestive. Seating are at 5pm, 7pm and 9pm.  Arrival cocktail and party favours. “Dress to Impress”.
Bds$240 per person Call 629-BUZO to make your reservation.

♦  Castaways: 3 course special menu Bds$200 per person. Tel: 420-7587

♦  Jumas: just a few spaces left for their 6pm dinner setting after which you are welcome to stay to watch the floor show which includes a fire eater, limbo dancing, Mother Sally and DJ Radar. Open till very late. Tel: 422-0359 or WhatsApp 231-4089.

♦  Nishi: enjoy a fabulous menu created by Executive Chef Peter Lister and head Sushi Chef Sandy Hardono, paired with Live Entertainment by Lynn is a great way to ‘ring’ in the New Year. Tel: 432-2112





Updated December 23rd 2022


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