Travelers to Virgin Gorda often know that seafood is going to be a highlight of the fare offered, yet there is actually a great deal more to the cuisine of Virgin Gorda. Not only are there some truly fun and unique restaurants and dining options, but almost all of the high end resorts welcome travelers to book in their different restaurants. What this means is that your dining experiences during a visit to Virgin Gorda can vary wildly.
One day might be learning how to make classic Caribbean cuisine in the kitchen of your villa alongside your cook or house chef. Another day might see you sampling fare at one of the local favorites and yet another meal might see you at a five-star dining room enjoying the finest wine and dishes. To be sure you savor the very best meals and snacks, beverages and foods while staying on Virgin Gorda, we recommend the following restaurants and eateries:
Bitter End Yacht Club
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, it is one of the most highly rated and popular establishments on the island. Offering waterfront dining, it serves only the very freshest seafood and is noted for the deliciousness of all of its baked good. A signature dish here is its Key Lime pie, but it has also been recognized for making the best pizza throughout the British Virgin Islands. Family friendly, it has a very popular Sunday brunch. It houses several other dining area that include the Almond Walk Terrace, the Crawl Pub, the Emporium and the Clubhouse Griille.
Set within a resort, this amazing restaurant offers stunning views and is persistently ranked as one of the best dining destinations in the islands. If you are a star gazer or celebrity watcher, this is the place to see them. However, the food is truly stunning and served in the dining room, al fresco terrace or the bar. Their signature dish is the fish and chips, but they also have a stunning dinner menu emphasizing the fresh seafood.
The Top of the Baths
As the name implies, this amazing spot sits right along the top of the gorgeous boulders that form The Baths. It serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and features Continental cuisine that emphasizes a bit of island and Asian specialties. They have a separate sushi menu and their desserts are legendary. Their coconut Cruzan rum cake and their Angie’s warm bread pudding are two classics.
Sitting right along the dock, it is an open air restaurant that emphasizes the very freshest seafood and gives it a Spanish twist. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner, but their specialties are their spicy mushroom burgers, mahi mahi sandwiches and their Wahoo Lobster pasta.
The Rock Café
With its al fresco setting covered by a canopy of trees, it is tucked between the world-famous The Baths and Spanish Town just north of the beach. It focuses primarily on a fusion of Caribbean and Italian cuisines and has a fabulous outdoor pizza oven that sends the aromas of island and Mediterranean spices wafting throughout. Perfect for a romantic evening, it also has a family friendly menu. With a piano bar and indoor dining room, it is a fantastic spot to sample its fresh, signature dishes.
The Restaurant at Leverick Bay
This is a flawless, seaside location that emphasizes fine dining and service. They have a separate beach bar and low-key menu, but their dining room features cuisine that is a good fusion of French and Italian fare, with seafood a major emphasis.
These are but a few of the top rated and must try locations for you to savor during your upcoming stay in Virgin Gorda.