Christmas & New Year Dining Events Calendar 2023


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 15th, Wednesday 20th and Friday 22nd from 12pm to 3:30pm.
Adults: Bds$115 and children (3-12) Bds$60, 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 10th, 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, The Park Cafe in Worthing, 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 Lone Star Restaurant presents a brunch with a difference on Firday 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 12% service charge will be added to your final bill. Tel: (246) 539-0600 or (246) 539-0601, or email:



Celebrate Christmas Eve at Cafe Bar Carizma in the Chattle Village in Holetown. Their two course menu is Bds$125 per person plus service charge. There is also a separate children’s menu.

Get your holiday sushi tray from Nishi Restaurant in Second Street, Holetown. Bds$400 approx per tray, plus VAT, tray includes a variety of 6 Maki rolls, along with Nigiri or Sashimi. Each tray comes with ginger, soy sauce, seaweed salad, wasabi and chop sticks. Order by Dec 30th. Tel: (246) 432-2112.


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




♦  The Local & Co:  Boxing Day Lime, with food, cocktails, live beachside DJs and a massive sound system. 3 course menu ticket Bds$180 gets you access to Local & Co facilities. Email: or telephone (246) 421-3726.

barbados new year 2024***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 2023 and plan for an even brighter 2024!

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

♦  Primo Bar & Bistro: 3 course dinner with party favors, Bds$295, reservations can be made via their website:, by calling (246) 573-7777 or email:

♦  Larry Rogers at Mullins Bay: gourmet menu from 8pm fireworks and party favours, music by DJ Eddie. Bds$800 per person plus service charge. For reservations: (246) 422-2044

♦  Sea Shed: A 6 course set menu by Chef Jeremy Dupire with a standard open bar included in the Bds$1,595 price (adults) and Bds$1,195 for children 12 years and younger. Seatings from 7pm to 10pm. Live music plus DJ. Island Chic dress code, party favours, fireworks included. Also happening at Sea Shed is a Party Pass at the Salt Bar and Beach Area, from 9pm. Standard open bar included in the Bds$800 price, a snacking menu is available from 10pm to midnight (additional cost). For reservations: (246) 572-5111 or email

♦  Nishi: Their menu has not yet been finalised but Nishi will have their usual NYE party featuring live entertainment in the courtyard by Lynn. Bds$400 per person plus service charge . For reservations: (246) 422-2112

♦  Baia: The Buffet with food stations and live entertainment by Jae Johansen, Kevan Sahai & The Crashers, DJ and an after party. Fireworks show at midnight.  Bds$550 per person. And from 9pm Bds$150 cover charge at the door (does not include buffet or drinks). For reservations: (246) 432-2242,

♦  The Deck at Sugar Hill: 3 course menu with amuse bouche and bubbly on arrival, live entertainment from 8pm until 12:30pm. Bds$200 per person plus 17.5% VAT and 10% service charge. For reservations: (246) 571-2655, email:

♦  Deia Beach: “Riches of the Sea”, buffet with live food stations, welcome drink on arrival, fireworks show at midnight. First seating Bds$280 6pm to 7pm, second seating Bds$395 from 9pm till late. Venu pass available for Bds$70 (welcome drink included, food and drinks not included). Music by DJ VID.

Get your holiday sushi tray from Nishi Restaurant in Second Street, Holetown. Bds$400 approx per tray, plus VAT, tray includes a variety of 6 Maki rolls, along with Nigiri or Sashimi. Each tray comes with ginger, soy sauce, seaweed salad, wasabi and chop sticks. Order by Dec 30th. Tel: (246) 432-2112.

♦  The Rum Shack at Royal Westmoreland: 3 course menu from 5:30pm to 9pm, Bds$475 per person.  For reservations:

♦  Calma Beach Club:  4 course dinner, welcome cocktail, party favours, live entertainment, champagne, fireworks, perfect beachside location. Standard dining Bds$500 per person, VIP tables $700 per person includes a bottle of champagne per table of 4 and a prime view. Reservations essential. Bar standing area from 9pm Bds$100 cover charge inclusive of party favoures, fireworks, live entertainment, drinks specials. Tel: (246) 432-0354.

♦  The Local & Co:  4 course menu plus a glass of champagne and bar bites Bds$850 per person. Cover charge of $150 per person from 10:30pm. Tel: (246) 421-3276.

♦  Paul Owens at The Beach House: Gala buffet dinner, party favours, fireworks show and live entertainment provided by DJ Scientist and Alan Sheppard. From 8pm. Bds$950 per person inclusive of VAT, subject to 10% service charge and 2.5% DTS Levy. Tel: (246) 432-1163 or (246) 256-1163.

♦  Buzo Osteria Italiana:  Immerse yourself in the richness of Italian cuisine and enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco. A la carte and holiday menu. Tel: (246) 629-BUZO for reservations.



♦  Atlantis Historic Inn: Share the first sunrise of 2024 at The Atlantis on the east coast. Breakfast buffet 7:30am to 10:30am, Bds$90 per adult, $55 per child. And their lunch buffer is from 12 noon to 4:30pm, Bds$150 per adult, $75 per child. Price includes VAT but subject to 12.5% service charege and 2.5% levy. Reservations are essential: (246) 433-9445.

Updated December 23rd, 2023


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