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Welcome to the 2019 edition of Good Taste magazine where we highlight the best places to eat and drink in Cayman. From comfort food and Southern BBQ , to healthy eating and vegan options, to gourmet dining, award winning wine lists and places for the dessert lover, we cover it all! Cayman is the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean and it is not hard to see why – look in the following pages and you will see innovative chefs who bring their passion for food to life! Cayman’s ever changing culinary landscape continues to grow, and within our pages we feature eight new exciting places to eat. We welcome Banditos Cantina and their impressive selection of Mexican street food; The Caboose and their gourmet BBQ smokehouse, and Conscious Café which is run by Chef Britta who is passionate about locally grown, organic produce that she can turn into soups, salads and fermented foods. We also welcome to Cayman, Chef Roy Yamaguchi’s famous Hawaii restaurant - Eating House 1503, and we have heard good things about the Good Mood Food Co. who join our expanding food truck scene – their oversized sandwiches and burgers have been the talk of the town! The last three openings are the Harbour Grille in Grand Harbour Shoppes, The Kitchen, which is an extension of Irish pub favourite, Fidel Murphy’s, and last but not least, Saltwater Grill who we feature on the front cover this year. We must not forget though our loyal and time-tested culinary favourites which you will find featured in the following pages. We shine the light on the best dining spots on Cayman’s stunning coastlines from east to west, north to south. We also showcase our lively and innovative cocktail culture and our highly rated Cayman Cocktail Week which adds a fun dimension to our culinary scene. Finally, we raise our hats to the incredible bars, restaurants and hotels who are leading the charge in reducing their plastic footprint. You will find our fascinating ‘The Last Straw’ article on pages 18-23 and we hope you will encourage and support them in their efforts. Our precious environment, and future generations will thank you! Have a wonderful time discovering Cayman’s amazing culinary scene!

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BEST HEALTHY EATING

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MAPS

Five different maps to help you get around and find the best restaurants

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ANNUAL EVENTS Fun foodie things happening in Cayman all year long

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THE FINAL STRAW Cayman's restaurants, bars and hotels take a stand against plastic

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BEST BREAKFAST

Yummy places to have a really good breakfast

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BEST BRUNCH

BBQ or boozy, great spots for brunch

Hands down, the healthiest eating spots

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BEST WATERFRONT DINING Lovely places to eat on the water in Cayman

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BEST LOCAL

Visit these hot spots for authentic Caribbean fare

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RESTAURANT GUIDE Menus, prices, photos, highlights and contact details of Cayman's most popular restaurants

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Where to get lunch in a hurry

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THE COCKTAIL CAPITAL Learn how Cayman is the driving force in the Caribbean when it comes to cocktails

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BEST BARS

Beach bars, chic martini bars, wine bars and nightlife

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BEST BARTENDERS Meet some of Cayman's favourite bartenders

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ENTERTAINING TRENDS Event planning, catering, photography, venues and suppliers

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TABLE OF VENUES Good places to host your next party

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CULINARY ROUND-UP New restaurant openings

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BEST CHEFS Five of Cayman's finest (and funniest!) chefs

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A FAMILY AFFAIR The family ties that set the Burgundy wine region apart

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BEST WINE Best restaurant wine collections

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RESTAURANT DIRECTORY

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MEET THE BLOGGERS

Introducing Cayman's foodie bloggers


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15 China Village

Tel: 945 3490 | Page 91

Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine melded with Caribbean flavours.

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Tel: 949 7633 | Page 89

Authentic taste of Italy with homemade family recipes.

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Tel: 946 6239 | Page 116

Cool vegan café serving modern yet hearty vegan fare.

CABOOSE 8 Tel: 945 1816 | Page 111

Gourmet smokehouse serving smoked Caribbean-style meats paired with freshly made hot and cold sides.

16 CONsCIOUS CAFE

Tel: 769 0508 | Page 116

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Island Taste 14 Tel: 949 1480 | Page 118

Freshly made local food perfect for lunch. Patties, soups, breads and other Caymanian favourites.

17 PICO Taqueria

Tel: 947 9098 | Page 118

With flavours inspired by the streets of Mexico, Pico is a fast-casual Mexican taqueria.

subway 5 Tel: 945 3568 or 945 7373 | Page 119 For a quick and nutritious sandwich you can't beat Subway.

18 WATER & ELEPHANT TEL: 946 0906 | Page 28

A family owned specialty coffee bar and cafe.

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GELATO & CO.

Tel: 324 4359 | Page 121

Authentic, house-made Italian ice cream, pastries and cakes. Yum! 8

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SALTY'S 21 Tel: 333 1944 | Page 105

INTERNATIONAL 13 GEORGE TOWN YACHT CLUB

A local hot spot for good food and a great atmosphere. Catch all the big sports games on their multiple flat screen TVs.

10 SEAHARVEST RESTAURANT Tel: 945 1383 | Page 106

A great menu with good prices. Dine on the patio overlooking the water or inside.

Tel: 947 4892 | Page 98

Busy and popular waterfront restaurant that specialises in seafood and has great prices. Children will enjoy the pool.

9 GUY HarvEY'S RESTAURANT & BAR

SINGH'S ROTI SHOP 6 Tel: 946 7684 | Page 112

Authentic Trinidadian restaurant and bar serving delicious roti and local dishes.

Tel: 946 9000 | Page 101

A charming French seafood restaurant with a warm and convivial atmosphere and views of the harbour.

20 HARBOUR GRILLE

Tel: 945 5200 | Page 102

A cozy, family friendly setting offering indoor & outdoor leisurely dining.

3 LATIN TASTE

Tel: 947 2267 | Page 112

Authentic Latin food and Caribbean favourites serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Brasserie (The)

Tel: 945 1815 | Page 48

Farm-to-table gourmet fusion dining with warm and welcoming atmosphere and excellent food.

Grand Old House 12 Tel: 814 0163 | Page 100

Waterfront dining with old world charm and European and New World cuisine.

LOCal Caribbean 19 MANGO TREE

Tel: 946 8333 | Page 37

Caribbean style restaurant and outdoor venue that caters for lots of different tastes serving some of the best local cuisine.

BAR FARE 11 MY BAR AT SUNSET HOUSE Tel: 949 7111 | Page 106

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Stunningly designed restaurant serving Asian fusion cuisine. Outdoor Teppanyaki Grill.

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Traditional Indian cuisine with two gleaming brass tandoor ovens.

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Tel: 815 6912 | Page 113

A Japanese food lover's oasis in a stylish luxurious lounge setting at The Ritz-Carlton.

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Healthy, nourishing options for all day breakfast and lunch.

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GINOS PIZZeria

Tel: 623 7777 | Page 99

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GOOD MOOD FOOD CO.

Tel: 926 5488 | Page 111 Comfort food made fresh to order.

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10 Island naturals CAFE Tel: 945 2252 | Page 117

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Delicious fresh seafood landed that morning by local fisherman. Relaxed alfresco dining.

Very affordable and delicious vegan and gluten-free cuisine.

33 subway

Tel: 949 6866 | Page 119

For a quick and nutritious sandwich you can't beat Subway.

waterfront urban 23 diner (the) Tel: 640 0002 | Page 84

Authentic American classics with warm and genuine hospitality. Great breakfast.

international 31 abacus

Tel: 623 8282 | Page 38

Fresh and stylish food. Ask to sit on The Paseo and watch the world go by.

39 anchor & den

Tel: 949 0088 | Page 42

Very cool bar and lounge with great sharing plates, a crêperie and superb cocktails.

30 aROMA Tel: 743 1012 | Page 86

Previously Lola's and now under new management. Great food!

40 BANDIDOS CANTINA Tel: 949 4944 | Page 110

Mexican restaurant famed for their authentic tacos and tequila.

24 bROOKLYN (THE)

Tel: 640 0005 | Page 50

Vibrant family-friendly pizza and pasta restaurant.

cimboco 34 Tel: 947 2782 | Page 92

Fun, non-pretentious, good value and popular casual restaurant.

craft FOOD & BEVERAGE 37 Tel: 640 0004 | Page 58 A gastropub with over 50 beers, classic cocktails and hearty food.

deckers 16 Tel: 945 6600 | Page 95

Fun outdoor restaurant with creative fusion food and Island-inspired flavours.

3 duke's

Tel: 640 0000 | Page 60

A laid-back 'beach shack' vibe serving tasty BBQ dishes and Southern-style comfort food.

Morgan's

Tel: 946 7049 | Page 70

SALTWATER GRILL 20 Tel: 640 0010 | Page 78

Amazing seafood, pasta, sandwiches, meats and more.

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SUNSHINE GRILL

Tel: 946 5848 | Page 113

Amazing fish tacos and voted as having the best burger on Island.

42 THE KITCHEN

Tel: 769 4003 | Page 108

Restaurant serving house-made charcuterie, bar snacks, steaks along with classic European apps and mains.

VERANDA 38 Tel: 949 0088 | Page 82

Wonderful open air restaurant over looking the beach with creative seafood menu.

steakhouse 11 copper falls steakhouse Tel: 945 4755 | Page 94

A very popular steakhouse serving Certified Angus Beef.

6 Seven

Tel: 815 6912 | Page 107

A classic steakhouse with the casual elegance of The Ritz-Carlton.

GOURMET 22 AGUA Tel: 949 2482 | Page 40

Popular restaurant with a warm and welcoming atmosphere serving delicious seafood and meat dishes.

4 BEACH HOUSE

Tel: 945 3800 ext 6017 | Page 87

Upscale yet casual beachfront restaurant serving coastal cuisine.

BLUE CILANTRO 18 Tel: 945 4372 | Page 46

Sophisticated Mediterranean and Asian fusion food in a stylish setting.

wharf (the) 44 Tel: 949 2231 | Page 109

Outdoor dining overlooking the sea. Enjoy a delicious dinner on the terrace.

ICE CREAM & SMOOTHIES 25 GELATO & CO.

Tel: 324 4359 | Page 121

Authentic, house-made Italian ice cream, pastries and cakes. Yum!

bars 8 Barolo

Tel: 945 4408 | Page 123

Action filled nights. Creative cocktails and food with a resident DJ every Friday night.

41 Fidel Murphy’s

Tel: 949 5189 | Page 97

A warm and friendly Irish Pub. Classic pub fare and ales.

28 karoo

Tel: 946 6633 | Page 103

Small plates of food served tapas-style with outside seating at Camana Bay.

19 lone star

Tel: 945 5175 | Page 64

Fun and lively Texas BBQ style bar. Sports screens, great drinks and weekly entertainment.

X THE LODGE 15

Tel: 925 1234 | Page 126

Look no further for Cayman's nightlife and entertainment.

X west indies wine co. 29 Tel: 640 9492 | Page 126

A true tasting room with 80 different wines by the glass. Sit and sip and watch the world go by.

Italian 1 BACARO

Tel: 749 4800 | Page 44

Authentic Italian tapas and wine at Cayman's stunning Yacht Club.

9 Edoardo's

Tel: 945 4408 | Page 96

Warm and atmospheric restaurant in the heart of Seven Mile Beach.

LUCA 14 Tel: 623 4550 | Page 66

Sophisticated and stylish with fantastic innovative food. They host a very popular Sunday brunch.

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A rustic fish fry serving local fresh seafood and Caymanian fare.

8 CATCH

Tel: 949 4321 | Page 54

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RISTORANTE PAPPAGALLO

Tel: 949 1119 | Page 76

Authentic taste of Italy with homemade family recipes. Amazing setting.

WEST BAY DINER

Tel: 946 8000 | Page 37

A rustic fish fry serving local fresh seafood and Caymanian fare.

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For a quick and nutritious sandwich you can't beat Subway.

GOURMET CALYPSO GRILL 9 Tel: 949 3948 | Page 52

This delightful restaurant is located right on the water. The food is delicious, the atmosphere is casual, romantic and fun.

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Tel: 945 5217 | Page 56

Great views of the water, a warm and atmospheric setting with innovative Caribbean fusion food.

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Tel: 945 5217 | Page 124

Loads of bubbly fun at a stunning seaside location at Cracked Conch.

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Tel: 945 5217 | Page 125

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Calendar of aNNUAL eVENTS

January 16th-20th CAYMAN COOKOUT February

A weekend celebrating food and wine with world famous chefs at the RitzCarlton

30th-31st

January 26th

www.facebook.com/QEIIbotanicpark

TASTE OF CAYMAN

March 2nd

Cayman's annual food and wine festival www.tasteofcayman.org

February 15th-16th KAABOO KAAboo guests can expect to feast on artisanal fare www.kaaboocayman.com

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ORCHID SHOW A fantastic floral show and sale

RED SKY AT NIGHT An evening rich in arts and culture

May 4th BATABANO ADULT PARADE

NOVEMBER 7th-11th

An explosion of Caribbean music, dancing and costumes

PIRATES WEEK

www.caymancarnival.com

September OKTOBERFEST Celebrate with live music, games and German food at multiple events across the Island

www.artscayman.org

March 6th

AGRICULTURAL SHOW

A fun family event in Lower Valley

April 22nd KITEFEST A fun day at Kaibo flying kites www.kaibo.ky

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October

Entire month

RESTAURANT MONTH Value for money fixed price menus at Cayman restaurants

October 25th-31ST COCKTAIL WEEK Cocktail parties, culinary events and tastings

Pirate parades, heritage days and foodie fun www.piratesweekfestival.com

NOVEMBER 16th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING A giant Christmas tree decorated with thousands of fairy lights is turned on at Camana Bay by Santa

DECEMBER 31st NEW YEAR'S EVE FIREWORKS See fantastic fireworks along Seven Mile Beach and Camana Bay


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Taking THE INiTIATIVE The 345 Pledge for Businesses identifies ten operational changes that restaurants, bars and hotels can make to reduce unsustainable practices.

Cocktail lovers be warned: Those frozen margaritas and mudslides you love, with a straw poking jauntily out of the top? They may soon be a thing of the past. Panic not, the drinks that are for many synonymous

Here in Cayman, where turtles are such an integral

with lazy days on the beach will still be as delicious

part of the national heritage, the viral video of a

as ever, but the disposable cups they come in and

turtle having a drinking straw extracted from its

the plastic straws they’re served with are being

nostril hit particularly hard and has galvanised our

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small Island into action.

Cayman’s eco-sensitivity is at an all-time high with

Plastic Free Cayman

a growing number of residents and business owners

One local Caymanian, Claire Hughes, felt so strong-

taking the initiative to live a more sustainable life

ly about these issues that in July 2017 she founded

and reduce their dependence on single-use plastic.

Plastic Free Cayman, a non-profit organisation.

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the need for sustainable practices and food sourcing,

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to implement a complete ban on single-use plastics

in November 2018 – an initiative which makes it

globally by 2019, and Marriott Hotels have decided

easier for both businesses and individuals to commit

to remove all plastic straws and stirrers from all of

to reducing single-use plastics.

their 6,500+ properties by 2019. The 345 Pledge for Businesses identifies ten opWhile some corporations are taking a stand, many

erational changes that restaurants, bars and hotels

concerned individuals are making us all more

can make to reduce unsustainable practices. These

aware of the issues. Indeed, most of us would have

include committing to not give out plastic straws,

seen the videos clips of marine life entangled in

cups, sachets and Styrofoam boxes, as well as mak-

fishing nets, seabirds with stomachs full of plastic

ing changes like allowing customers to bring their own to-go containers and having water refill stations.

Hughes hopes the initiative will help to “change res-

that urgent action is needed to protect our oceans

taurateurs’ mind-sets that consumers want or need

and natural environment.

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• Refuse straws

• Say “no” to single use plastics • Choose to eat sustainable fish • Demand more from restaurants

Stills from the #dontsuck media campaign. Image courtesy of Monica Walton of Vagabond Media Group

By signing up, restaurants pledge to implement three changes imme-

up on the beach. After a steady stream of straw-wielding patrons,

diately, four within six months and five within a year. Participating

and seeing the video of a sea turtle having a drinking straw pulled

restaurants display a decal on the door (see opposite page), identifying

from its nostril, Marketing Manager Emily Shaw decided to take

them as partners in the war on plastic. We urge our readers to seek

action. In July 2017, Royal Palms became one of the first establish-

out and support these businesses that are committed to preserving our

ments to make the switch to paper straws, and also to using grade 1

fragile natural environment.

recyclable plastic cups. They estimate that they have avoided using

Do the Maths!

‘fish slapping’ video to promote the initiative, which went viral. See

Although official statistics on the usage of single-use plastics aren’t

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half a million plastic straws so far. They also made a memorable

available for Cayman, consider this: one of Cayman’s favourite beach bars estimates that their mudslide drink alone uses 30,000 plastic cups

Rackam's, a well-known and loved seaside bar and restaurant in

and 30,000 plastic straws per year. Now multiply this to account for

George Town, has simply stopped putting straws in drinks. This ini-

the number of drinks offered per establishment, the 290+ restaurants

tiative allows patrons to make a conscious choice – which General

on-Island, and that Cayman has continued to see a record increase

Manager Julie Allan sees as a point of education and activism. If a

in the number of visitors, and it becomes easy to see how quickly

customer does ask for a straw, they are given a paper one. “It was

something as small as a cup and straw can become a much larger

obvious to us that we had to do our part in the fight against plastic,

problem. Fortunately, a growing number of responsible business own-

no matter how small that may seem”, she said. “One less plastic

ers and managers in the culinary sector are taking matters into their

straw in the sea is a step forward we are happy to take.”

own hands, reducing the flow of discarded plastics in whatever way they can.

The Kimpton Seafire’s restaurants Ave, Avecita and Coccoloba

Royal Palms, the popular Seven Mile Beach hangout, became con-

Straw programme which only provides a compostable or metal

cerned after having members of the public regularly show staff hand-

straw if a guest specifically asks for one.

have taken a similar tack – they have committed to a Skip The

fuls of straws that they had picked up after morning beach walks. The

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initial response was to make more disposal bins available to patrons

Kaibo, a local and tourist favourite on the north side of the Island,

and change to black straws in the hope they would be noticed and

has already reduced its use of single-use plastics by 95%. They use

picked up before reaching the ocean. However, the straws still showed

only paper straws and recycled biodegradable to-go containers and

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Beware ‘Eco’ Plastics

There is a bewildering array of alternatives to conventional plastics on the market, but if not disposed of correctly, these can end up being just as harmful as regular plastic. Bio-plastics: These are plastics made Photos courtesy of Wil Bignal and Plastic Free Cayman

from plant biomass. The advantage of these is that they are not petroleumderived. On the flip side, it means vast swathes of farmland that would otherwise be producing fruit and vegetables are being used to cultivate corn, sugar cane and wheat, that will ultimately become plastic. Bio-plastics are typically labelled compostable, but this is misleading as they only break down under the right conditions i.e. in commercial composters – and the Cayman Islands has no such facility. Compostable plastics also cannot be mixed with regular plastics for recycling as the extra additives will contaminate the whole batch. Compostable:

In the US it is estimated 500 million straws are used each day which equates to each person using around 38,000 straws in a lifetime.

are committed to a 100% reduction in single-use plastic by 2019. Ragazzi and LUCA also try and avoid all plastics: they give out bamboo cutlery when asked for it, and all their to-go containers and straws are made of paper. They estimate that they recycle 90% of their glass. They buy as much local produce as they can get their hands on and have built relationships with local fishermen to source fresh fish. They also refuse to buy or serve grouper. A number of restaurants have exuded creativity along with their commitment: at Casanova, Catch and Premier Crew you’ll be offered a pasta straw, at The Brasserie you’ll be sipping through a straw made from hay, while at Sunshine Grill you can opt for a biodegradable bamboo straw. And these are just a handful of the great stories we

These products will break down into natural elements (CO2, water, organic materials) which are harmless to the environment. However, light, heat and oxygen are necessary for biodegradation to occur. As these conditions are not present in a landfill, disposing of biodegradable products in this way is ineffective. Biodegradable:

These are oil-based products that only break down through chemical reactions, not naturally. They will breakdown anaerobically in a landfill into ever smaller particles but not into organic matter, so unless contained (say, in a landfill) they can still contaminate waterways and soil. Degradable:

have heard! But Michele Zama, owner of VIVO Restaurant in West Bay, summed it up perfectly when he said, "Running a sustainable restaurant is not expensive, we just pay the right price for sustainable and eco-friendly

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But What About the Fish?

large groups, and this has made them an easy

Nicolas Franco, Marketing Manager at An-

Cayman’s Department of Environment has

target for fisherman for decades. Thankfully

chor & Den in Cayman shared with us, “We

put into place open and closed seasons for

in 2003, legislation was implemented to pro-

are finding that discerning guests are expect-

various seafoods, particularly grouper, lobster,

tect them during their spawning season, yet

ing restaurants and hotels to demonstrate

conch and whelks, as a means of ensuring

in recognition of the fact that Grouper do

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where if the business is not aligned with their

their restaurants, have a clear understanding

Pappagallo in West Bay, have agreed to not

own moral values.”

of what choices are best for overall sustain-

serve it for the foreseeable future.

Excitingly, what this means is that even

fishing or harmful farming practices.

Since 2011 over 30 restaurants have consis-

obliges restaurants to reduce or recycle their

The Nassau Grouper is a key example of

Trust’s SeaSense programme, which aims to

plastic waste, Cayman’s restaurateurs have

a fish that was once incredibly populous

provide an easily identifiable icon on menus

recognised that, as a top luxury dining and

around Cayman’s coral reefs but is strug-

to help consumers make informed and en-

ability and which items to avoid due to overthough no current national legislation

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tently partnered with the Cayman National

travel destination, eco-conscious patrons

gling to recover having been aggressivewly

vironmentally positive seafood choices. The

are demanding more action, and they must

overfished. These fish are one of the largest

programme also helps restaurants reduce the

oblige.

species that you’ll see while diving in Cay-

demand for non- or less sustainable seafood

man, and they are also the friendliest of fish.

items on menus and encourage the demand

Lisa Flowers, owner of The Brasserie restau-

Hailed ‘the puppy of the sea’, these inquisi-

for invasive, and delicious, species such as

rant said, “we have seen an increase in eco-

tive fish will always come and say hello, often

Lionfish!

conscious customers. They not only want

swimming alongside you for the duration of

to know where their food comes from, they

your dive. Their loving personality is not the

What About the Meat and Veg?

want to know that it was grown and sourced

only reason all should steer clear of eating

Eliminating straws and eating sustainable fish

in a natural way, with the least amount of

Grouper: without this iconic Caribbean fish

is just one part of the story. More and more

impact on our environment."

Cayman’s reefs could collapse like other ma-

diners have said that they would prefer to eat

jor reef systems have. Grouper also spawn in

in a sustainable restaurant if given the choice.

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During the 1980s-2000s Cayman saw a heavy focus on imported goods as a result of a major shift in socio-economic factors on the Island, including an increase in visitors, a large expatriate population with varied palettes, and a drive for innovation within the culinary space. However, more recently a perfect storm (no pun intended) of 54 :9

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The Kimpton Seafire restaurants also align with this philosophy, working with local farmers Martin (West Bay) and Rob (Bodden Town), to ensure only the freshest and most flavoursome vegetables, greens, eggplants, edible flowers and herbs, are incorporated into their dishes. In speaking with Dean Max, Chef at The Brasserie, he notes that product supply chains are one of the key concerns when living onIsland. Shipping issues often result in literally tonnes of produce and

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to refuse single use plastics

protein going bad before it even hits Cayman’s shores. He notes, “since 2010, in an effort to reduce the farm-truck-train-ship-truck route of much of the Island’s food, we’ve managed our own organic garden where we grow the staple vegetables we use in our kitchen. To address the concern over ingredients not typically found in Cayman we’ve used the garden as an experimental breeding ground – who would’ve thought that we’d be able to grow our own ginger, turmeric, dragon fruit, broccoli and bok-choy! Not only does this reduce pollution, but it encourages a longer-term strategy of local sustainable

1. They’re made from fossil fuels

2. Plastics pollute our oceans

3. They have a HUGE carbon footprint

4. Kills marine animals & birds

5. Leaches toxins into food & drink

6. Enters our food chain

7. Only a tiny amount of plastic is recycled

8. won’t break down for hundreds of years

9.cause hormone disruptions & cancers

farming and the produce is tastier.” In addition to encouraging local farmers to produce a wider variety of crops and livestock, this trend has also led to a number of restaurants starting their own rooftop, parking lot and patio gardens.

The Future The future is a win-win as chefs from across the Island can now: head to one of three markets for the freshest and arguably the most flavourful local produce; are more informed about sustainable seafood choices and are embracing the movement to rid Cayman of plastic. Does this mean that we won’t see straws again in the future? We don’t think so, but just as incandescent light bulbs are almost a thing of the past, we believe that plastic straws will be replaced with sustainable alternatives and we will be one step closer to leaving a better world for future generations.

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One less plastic straw in the sea a step forward we are happy

to take.

- Julie Allan, Rackams

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Local Caribbean Savannah

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947 9975

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Caribbean International

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Caribbean Fusion East End

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Submarine Sandwiches George Town

48 Brasserie (The)

945 1815

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116 Bread & Chocolate Vegan Bistro

946 6239

Vegan Bistro

111 Caboose

945 1816

Gourmet BBQ Smokehouse

89 Casanova

949 7633

Italian

91 China Village

945 3490

Chinese

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769 0508

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Caribbean International

100 Grand Old House

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European & New World

101 Guy Harvey's Restaurant & Bar

946 9000

French Caribbean

102 Harbour Grille

945 5200

Contemporary Cuisine

118 Island Taste

949 1480

Patties & Local Caribbean

112 Latin Taste

947 2267

Caribbean & Latin

37 Mango Tree

946 8333

Local Caribbean

118 Pico Taqueria

947 9098

Fast-Casual Mexican

105 Saltys

333 1944

Casual American

106 Seaharvest/My Bar

945 1383

Caribbean International

112 Singh's Roti Shop

946 7684

Caribbean & Trinidadian

119 Subway

945 3568

Submarine Sandwiches

946 0906

Gourmet Café

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945 7373

Submarine Sandwiches Camana Bay

38 Abacus

623 8282

Contemporary Caribbean

40 Agua

949 2482

Eclectic/Seafood

86 Aroma

743 1012

Global Cuisine

50 Brooklyn (The)

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Italian American

121 Gelato & Co.

324 4359

Gelato

103 KARoo

946 6633

Small Plates & Tapas

68 Mizu

640 0001

Asian Bistro & Bar

72 Pani Indian Kitchen

640 0007 Traditional Indian

84 Waterfront Urban Dinner (The)

640 0002

Urban Dinner

640 9492

Wine Tasting Room

126 West Indies Wine Company

SEVEN MILE BEACH 110 Al La Kebab

943 4343

Mediterranean Kebab

42 Anchor & Den

949 0088

Contemporary Comfort Food

44 Bàcaro

749 4800

Italian Tapas

110 Bandidos Cantina

949 4944

Mexican

123 Barolo

945 4408

Bar & Lounge

87 Beach House

945 3800

Coastal Cuisine

46 Blue Cilantro

945 4372

Mediterranean/Asian Fusion

88 Burger Shack

949 2867

Casual American

90 Chicken! Chicken!

945 2290

Wood Roasted Chicken

92 CIMBOCO - A Caribbean Cafe

947 2782

Contemporary Caribbean

94 Copper Falls

945 4755

Steakhouse

58 Craft Food & Beverage Co.

640 0004

Gourmet Gastropub

95 Deckers

945 6600

Caribbean Inspired Grille

60 Duke's Seafood & Rib Shack

640 0000

Casual Seafood & BBQ

96 Edoardo's

945 4408

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97 Fidel Murphy's

949 5189

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946 7049

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945 3484

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640 0010

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943 9000

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946 5848

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623 5100

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56 Cracked Conch

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Water and the Elephant Water & the Elephant is a family owned specialty coffee bar and café. Their skilled baristas utilise a variety of brew techniques to showcase beans from Brooklyn based, small batch roaster, Toby's Estate Coffee. But they’re not just about the coffee, their carefully curated pastry and food programme features a rotating selection of scratch made pastries, made-to-order sandwiches, fresh creative salad and grain bowls, and soups. As things slow down on the weekend, customers can look forward to their all-day brunch menu, featuring breakfast favourites such as avocado toast, freshly made breakfast sandwiches and more! Enjoy your meal inside their bright and airy dining room or outside on the breezy patio. Phone: 946 0906 | 115B Printers Way, Cayman Technology Centre, George Town | Hours: Mon–Fri 7am–4pm, Sat 8am– 4pm George Town Map page 8, Pin 18

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George Town Yacht Club George Town Yacht Club (GTYC), located right on the

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waterfront at The Barcadere Marina, is a bright and airy

The Waterfront Urban Diner serves your favourite American

spot to have breakfast before you head out for a busy day or

Diner classics with a twist. Located on the waterfront crescent

a fun day out on the water. Their extensive menu includes

in the town centre of Camana Bay, this designer chic eatery

Eggs Benedict, Steak and Eggs, Blueberry Pancakes,

gives early risers the option to enjoy an eclectic, à la carte

Breakfast Pizzas and Burritos, local Ackee and Saltfish,

menu that is sure to tempt even the most discerning taste buds.

and their special GTYC Sunrise Sandwich, to name a few.

Serving breakfast from Monday to Friday, 8am until 11am and

Conveniently located near the airport, it's a great pitstop

weekends from 8am until 12pm, they're always ready to deliver,

before catching a flight – they even offer a free shuttle

whether you’re in the mood for a classic breakfast or feel like a

service to and from the airport.

delicious creation. The house-made cinnamon buns are to die for!

Phone: 947 4892 | The Barcadere Marina, GT Hours: Breakfast Sat & Sun only, 8.30am–11am

Phone: 640 0002 | Camana Bay, SMB | Hours: Mon–Fri 8am–11am, Sat–Sun 8am–12pm | For Delivery 623 3463

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Bread and Chocolate in the heart of George Town serves delicious planet-friendly vegan breakfast, that is prepared responsibly from scratch. Local produce is featured wherever possible. Try their hearty Breakfast Plate featuring tofu scramble served with garlic sautéed seasonal greens, or their Toast and Avocado Plate with a side of grilled plantain and fresh local fruit. For a sweeter start to the day, order their namesake dish: the Bread and Chocolate, for freshly made French toast dipped in coconut and tahini batter and stuffed with chocolate hazelnut butter, bananas and strawberries. Phone: 946 6239 or 945 3586 | 3 Dr. Roy's Drive, George Town Hours: Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and public holidays

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Enjoy a wholesome and nourishing breakfast at Anchor & Den. The Anchor Lounge has a convenient Grab & Go area featuring their exclusive A&D-branded premium coffee, fresh juices and delicious crêpes made to order until 11am, as well as homemade pastries and muffins baked from scratch by their in-house Pastry Chef. At the Den, they have their popular American breakfast buffet featuring hot and cold dishes, including an omelette station, plus so much more. An à la carte menu is also available with healthy options and an array of different styles of Eggs Benedict. Phone: 949 0088 | Marriott Beach Resort, SMB Hours: Breakfast Daily 6.30am–11am

Cimboco Cimboco’s daily breakfast and weekend brunch are true to the “Caribbean Home-Cooked Meal”. Made fresh in front of your very eyes, Cimboco tantalises all your senses as though you are at the chef’s table - it's a great way to start your day. Their chef’s pride is displayed in each and every dish, from the '5 for $5 dollar Special' served Monday to Friday 7.30am to 11am (except holidays), to their weekend holiday brunch from 7am to 3pm. The range of breakfast dishes will appeal to any family member's appetite. Whether you choose to dine inside the restaurant or on the patio, sipping Cimboco’s 'Cimbosa', Cimboco will treat you to a truly relaxing Island dining experience. Conveniently located steps from SMB. Phone: 947 2782 | Marquee Plaza, Seven Mile Beach Hours: Weekdays from 7.30am, Weekend Brunch 7am–3pm

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Mizu, located on the Crescent in Camana Bay, puts a unique twist on the celebrated Cayman tradition of Sunday Brunch. Offering an endless array of house-made dim sum, fresh sushi and regional Asian specialties, Mizu is a favourite with locals and visitors alike. Sitting in Mizu’s award winning dining room, patrons order off an à la carte menu giving you more time to sit and relax without interruption. Also on offer are endless bubbles and a full bar! Mizu’s brunch experience is unlike any other. Phone: 640 0001 | The Crescent, Camana Bay Brunch Hours: 11.30am–2.30pm

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Blue Cilantro Patrons can indulge in 16 courses and endless Prosecco at Blue Cilantro's popular à la carte brunch, without having to lift a finger or taking a single step! Guests can choose to start with pancakes, waffles, and French toast, or go the savoury route with eggs benedict. Move onto starter plates with a vast selection of soups and salads, or dive right into seafood specialties including king crab legs, king prawns, fresh oysters and ceviche! Save room for some tenderloin with Yorkshire puddings, Caribbean jerk chicken, and slow-roasted BBQ pork ribs. Finish off the meal with a selection of delectable deserts, or a cheese and meat selection that incorporates only the best from France, Spain and Italy! Phone: 945 4372 | Fidelity Financial Centre, West Bay Road Brunch Hours: Sunday 11am–3pm | CI$58

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KaROO KARoo overlooks Camana Bay's stunning harbour and is popular with the happy hour crowd, as well as tapas lovers. But every Sunday, brunch lovers descend on this bright and airy eatery for their massive Caribbean BBQ brunch with local fish, ribs, chicken, beef carvery and curry station for just $30! Children are well looked after too, as they will find burgers and hotdogs sizzling on the outdoor grill. For those who desire lighter fare, there is an extensive salad bar. With bottomless bubbles and beer, and a station for fresh house-made desserts, this is the perfect brunch for the entire family! Phone: 946 6633 | Camana Bay | Brunch Hours: Sunday 11am–3pm 30

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Open seasonally and offered weekly from November through to May, Seven’s Sunday Champagne brunch is an extravagant affair not to be missed! Blending the casual elegance of The Ritz-Carlton b est B RUN CH

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Anchor & Den Anchor & Den (A&D), in the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Seven Mile Beach, is a beach-house chic restaurant that features a signature Boulangerie Brunch every Sunday. Located in the hotel's stunning light-filled lobby, Anchor & Den offers guests a sophisticated, yet comfortable space to mingle and moreover, spend quality time with family, friends and loved ones. Led by their Executive Chef Steve Griffon, the culinary team serves-up a selection of charcuterie meats imported from Spain, as well as regional cheeses and fresh, homemade breads. Complementing this delectable spread are bottomless glasses of De Chanceny Cremant De Loire Champagne. On the first Sunday of each month A&D features a specially themed Food & Beverage offering, providing guests with a more curated brunch experience. Phone: 949 0088 | Marriott Beach Resort, Seven Mile Beach Brunch Hours: Sunday 12pm–3pm, Valet Parking

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LUCA Brunch at LUCA is a social affair. People mingle, conversation flows, the restaurant hums with life and there is a continuous stream of prosecco. LUCA’s brunch is one of the highlights of Cayman life. Popular and full every Sunday from the moment the doors open at 11.30am, the same people come week after week, knowing it is good value and the food is close to perfect. LUCA itself is an impressive contemporary Italian restaurant on an enviable stretch of Seven Mile Beach. Sleek and upscale, the management’s attention to detail, from the service and food to the décor demonstrates their sense of passion. From the sublime seared tuna sashimi to the wonderful mini gazpacho shots and everything in between, LUCA’s brunch is impressive. Phone: 623 4550 | Caribbean Club, Seven Mile Beach Brunch Hours: Sunday 11.30am–2.30pm

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THE BRASSERIE The Brasserie’s seasonal menus are determined by what the restaurant proudly catches from its own fishing boats, grows organically or what can be sourced locally. They aim to produce the Island’s freshest, healthiest and tastiest breakfasts, lunches, snacks and dinners. From nutritious smoothies, juices and açaí bowls at the Wicket Bar, to healthy grab & go wraps, custom-made wholesome salads and freshly baked cupcakes at the Market, there are plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options on offer. Enjoy free-range ‘Chateau Chooks’ eggs, homegrown coconut water and wild and raw Brasserie honey. Did you also know that all of the Brasserie Market’s take-out containers and utensils are made from corn, bamboo or sugar cane, and are largely compostable, non-GMO and BPA-free? Phone: 945 1815 | Cricket Square, 171 Elgin Avenue, GT Hours: Mon–Fri 11.30am–10pm (Restaurant), Mon–Fri 7am– 5pm (Market), Mon–Fri 11am–6pm (Caboose), Mon–Fri 7am– 3pm (Juiced @ The Wicket), Friday 5pm–7pm (Happy Hour, Wicket Bar)

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ISLAND NATURALS Island Naturals is known for their 'refreshingly delicious' approach to healthy eating. Although you must try their Red Quinoa and Beet Salad, you'll find much more than just salads on the menu. Indulge in a fresh, made-toorder selection of savoury house-made soups, hearty lunch wraps (like the Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger Wrap), hot curry noodle bowls or sizzling stir-fry. Start your morning right with a super food smoothie or an oatmeal bowl topped with fresh fruit. If you have a sweet tooth, their gluten-free muffins and banana bread will not disappoint. Phone: 945 2252 | Behind Coconut Plaza, SMB | Hours: Mon–Fri 7am–8pm, Sat 8am–6pm, Sun 8am–5pm, Bank Holidays 8am-5pm

AGUA Whilst well known locally as a leading and progressive seafood restaurant, Agua has also established itself as one of the best go to places for the health-conscious crowd. Their lunch menu boasts a Healthy Lunch section, featuring Tabbouleh, Misticanza Salad, a Hearty Kale Salad, as well as optional protein add-ons. With a menu rooted in Italian tradition and inspired by Peruvian cuisine, Agua has versatile dishes that suit any palate. Phone: 949 2482 | Forum Lane, Camana Bay | Hours: Saturday– Thursday 11.30am–10pm, Friday 11.30am–10.30pm, Dinner from 5.30pm

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SAUCHA/CONSCIOUS CAFE Saucha has been delivering locally sourced, vegan meals since 2013, while also offering custom catering, private chef services and brewing their own artisan kombucha which is widely sold in supermarkets and is on tap in some hotels. With an expanded daily delivery service they also very recently opened Conscious Café, where a consciously crafted menu offers everything from coffee to smoothies, salads to soups and fermented foods, and they make homemade sourdough! Phone: 769 0508 | 131 Centre Maclendon Drive, off Dorcy Drive Hours: Monday–Friday 7.30am–3.30pm, Sunday 10am–2pm

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BREAD & CHOCOLATE VEGAN BISTRO Located in the heart of George Town, Bread and Chocolate serves delicious planet-friendly vegan breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner that is prepared responsibly from scratch. Local produce is featured whenever possible, including fiery scotch bonnets for their housemade sauce. Breads, pastries, and delectable desserts are prepared daily, and their daily specials are very popular. A modest list of organic and sustainable wines complement their fully licensed beverage menu. Phone: 946 6239 or 945 3586 | 3 Dr. Roy's Drive, George Town Hours: Open for breakfast, lunch dinner, and most public holidays | Free local delivery | info@cafe.ky

FRESH KITCHEN & COFFEE

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Fresh serves healthy, nourishing options for all-day breakfast and lunches that are loaded with veggies and wholesome grains to ensure a nutrient-packed meal. Choose from a number of açaí bowls topped with fruits and granola to kickstart your day or enjoy one of their fresh salads and bowls, such as the Baja or Zen. Any salad or bowl can be made into a wrap and patrons can customise their meal with various protein choices. Pick up a freshly made juice before you go for an instant boost! Phone: 640 0008 | Galleria Plaza, SMB Hours: Monday–Friday 7am–7pm, Saturday– Sunday 8am–3pm

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The Wharf The Wharf Restaurant and Bar has long been regarded as the place where fine food is matched by beautiful scenery. Located on the water's edge at the very start of Seven Mile

WATERFRONT

Beach, it is loved by tourists and locals alike. Whether you dine on the waterfront under the stars or on their covered deck, you’ll enjoy majestic panoramic ocean views and award winning local seafood and continental cuisine. The Wharf has one of the Island's largest wine cellars and has won the Wine Spectator Award every year since 2004. They also host a Tuesday salsa night, live music on Friday nights, and twice nightly tarpon feeding at 7pm and 9pm. Phone: 949 2231 I 43 West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach Hours: Lunch Mon–Fri 11.30am–2.30pm I Dinner Mon–Sun 5.30pm–10pm I Happy Hour Daily 4pm–7pm

Grand Old House

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With delicious food, a sea breeze and thousands of twinkling lights adorning the oceanfront deck, not to mention the sound of the sea lapping under the deck, there are few restaurants that can legitimately claim to offer a taste of culture, heritage and history with beautiful surroundings. Grand Old House is known for its charm and atmosphere, along with its waterfront setting, but it also has five elegant air conditioned private dining rooms and it has won the prestigious Wine Spectator Award every year for the past twenty-two years. Every night a Torcedor rolls cigars by hand and the bartender can then recommend the perfect liquor pairing. This colonial Petra Plantation House was built in 1908, has won numerous awards for

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its food, and is probably the most sought-after location for a romantic wedding in the Cayman Islands. Phone: 814 0163 | 648 South Church Street, George Town Hours: Lunch Monday–Friday 11.30am–2.30pm, Dinner Nightly 5.30pm–10pm (closed for lunch on Public Holidays)

Catch Voted Best Restaurant, Best Chef and Best Ambiance at the annual Table Talk Awards, dining at Catch Restaurant & Lounge is a must. Nestled in Morgan’s Harbour with endless views over Cayman’s North Sound, Catch has daily fresh catch delivered right to the dock. Guests can enjoy innovative cuisine prepared with locally sourced farm fresh produce. The wine cellar is a Wine Spectator Award recipient and the cocktail list is the inspiration of dedicated and passionate cocktail creators. Brunch is served alfresco with family style appetizers, an eggs benedict station, and a live charcoal grill with a selection of grilled local seafood and vegetables. Phone: 949 4321 | Morgan's Harbour, West Bay Hours: 11.30am–10pm daily, Sunday Brunch: 11.30am–3pm

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Cracked Conch Restaurant and Macabuca Oceanside Tiki Bar offer the most enviable waterfront positions on the Island. Located on the northwest point of the Island, Cracked Conch offers oceanside dining with fine Caribbean and international dishes in a relaxed, yet formal setting. Macabuca is open all day, every day and offers a wide selection of 'island style' food, Caribbean cocktails plus their famous All-You-CanEat BBQ for CI$17 with Happy Hour prices from 5pm-10pm. With some of the Island’s best shore diving and Sundivers shop on site, Cracked Conch and Macabuca have it all for a day of fun in the sun and are the perfect places to watch the sunset.

Bacaro Bàcaro's breezy waterfront terraces that overlook the passing sailboats

Phone: 945 5217 | North West Point, West Bay | Cracked Conch: Lunch (December–May): 11am–2.30pm, Dinner: 5.30pm–10pm. Macabuca: Monday–Friday 11am–1am, Saturday & Sunday 11am–12am

of the Cayman Islands Yacht Club, are the perfect spot for sipping on a handcrafted cocktail and sharing a selection of their seasonally changing cichetti (nibbles) and small plates. The Island's only authentic Italian tapas restaurant and wine bar, Bàcaro is open six days a week for lunch, dinner and drinks and as well as its prime canal front position, boasts an airy avant-garde dining room and spacious bar area. Enjoy happy hour drink specials between 5pm and 7pm Tuesday through to Saturday. Every Sunday from 3pm to 6pm, Bacaro has $25 specials on cichetti platters and cocktail pitchers. Phone: 749 4800 | Yacht Drive, West Bay | Hours: Tues–Fri 11.30am– 12am, Sat–Sun 12pm–12am (Closed Mondays) | Happy Hour Tues– Sat 5pm–7pm

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George Town Yacht Club (GTYC) is located on the waterfront at The Barcadere Marina and offers stunning views out over the North Sound. There is plenty of docking space for those wishing to arrive by boat. Savour your breakfast, lunch or dinner on the patio and enjoy the refreshing breeze. Families will love the shallow swimming pool which is perfect for kids to splash around in. GTYC offers a delicious menu centred around fresh seafood, plus a wide selection of sandwiches, salads and flame grilled dishes. Their American diner style breakfasts (Saturday & Sunday) are very popular and are a great way to start the weekend. Conveniently located near the airport, GTYC is a great pitstop before a flight – they even offer a free shuttle to and from the airport. Phone: 947 4892 | The Barcadere Marina, North Sound, Road, George Town | Hours: Daily 11am–11pm. Saturday & Sunday 8.30am–11pm

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LOCAL

BOGGY SAND CARIBBEAN KITCHEN Boggy Sand Caribbean Kitchen, in the Jacques Scott Plaza, serves authentic Caribbean fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu features fresh local produce and seafood. Start your morning with porridge or callaloo, or for lunch savour the Marinated Conch in air conditioned comfort. For dinner try the Escovitch Snapper, deep fried on coco-bread or the rich Cayman style Beef! Their pizzas are mouthwatering. Working in conjunction with local growers and fishermen, they source a multitude of fresh daily items for their menu. Boggy Sand Caribbean Kitchen blends modern Caribbean décor and old-fashioned local hospitality, flawlessly. Phone: 640 0009 | Jacques Scott Plaza, West Bay Hours: Open 7 days a week from 8am–10pm | For Delivery Call 623 3463 | West Bay Map page 12, Pin 7

sOUTH cOAST bAR & gRILL South Coast Bar & Grill is the successor to Reef Point Bar & Restaurant, which was founded by mother and son, Ventris and Charles Powell in December 1978. Ventris’ love of cooking and magical touch with ingredients and Charles love for fishing was the perfect recipe for a coastal restaurant. Today South Coast Bar & Grill is run by Tony Powell and currently serves a wide variety of local dishes such as Local Stew Beef and Stew Turtle to name a few. They offer fresh local fish daily and on Thursday nights host a Lobster Fiesta, a five course lobster meal for only CI$36 per person. Phone: 947 2517 | 2054 Breakers, Bodden Town | Hours: Monday–Friday, 11am–10pm, Saturday 11am– 12am | Eastern Districts Map page 14, Pin 5 36

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Mango Tree Mango Tree Restaurant in Grand Cayman is a large Caribbean style restaurant and outdoor venue that caters to lots of different tastes. You can choose to dine in their air conditioned restaurant or alfresco in their outside area. They also offer full-service catering. The outdoor Cabana Bar and Lounge Bar serves up freshly cooked jerk chicken and pork daily, and on Friday and Saturday nights the popular full-service bar area is packed with locals enjoying music and drink specials late into the night. Every Thursday Mango Tree hosts Karaoke and Dance Night with DJ Docta! Phone: 946 8333 | 518 Shedden Road, George Town (near the airport) Hours: Mon–Thurs 11am–9pm, Fri–Sat 11am–11pm, Sun 8am–8pm George Town Map page 8, Pin 19

West Bay Diner

HERITAGE KITCHEN

West Bay Diner is a quaint little place just past the four-way stop in West

With uninterrupted views of the beautiful Caribbean

Bay, offering traditional Caribbean and American food at an affordable price.

Sea, Heritage Kitchen is a little slice of true Caymanian

Popular with locals, they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Award winning

heritage. Found on the quiet Boggy Sand Road in the West

Chef Leofred Stull's local dishes include curry goat, oxtail, salt beef and

Bay district they serve local fresh seafood and authentic

beans, pepper steak and local whole snapper. Drop in for great food and

Caymanian, and also offer catering. Some local favourites

enjoy the atmosphere. Don't forget to ask about the daily special! West Bay

include the Cayman style grouper, and coconut mahi mahi.

Diner - a place where locals go to eat!

Patrons can enjoy their meal on a charming picnic bench

Phone: 946 8000 | 32 Townhall Road, West Bay | Hours: Monday– Sunday 7.30am–10pm | Delivery and Catering Available | WB Map page 12, Pin 4

under an awning or sit along the sea wall, feet above the clear blue waters. Join them for their weekly Sunday BBQ! Phone: 939 FISH (3474) | Boggy Sand Rd, West Bay Hours: Tuesday 12pm–6pm, Wed–Sun 12pm–8.30pm West Bay Map page 12, Pin 5 w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Abacus

Tapas, Cocktails, Dinner, Wine

45 Market Street, Camana Bay S MB MAP PA G E 10

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Phone: 623 8282 Email: manager@abacus.ky  www.abacus.ky Sample Menu Selections

Hours:

Lunch: Monday–Saturday 11am–2.30pm Dinner: Monday–Saturday 5pm–10.30pm Bar & Lounge: from 11am Happy Hour: 3pm–7pm Daily

Highlights:

Live Music Friday and Saturday Night (6pm–10pm) Lounge Culture & Cocktail Bar Indoor & Outdoor Dining Exceptional Wine List Open Kitchen Concept Visit Their Sister Restaurants: Deckers & KARoo

signature & HANDCRAFTED cocktails Abacus Bellini $11 Italian sparkling wine with fresh peach purée Spiced Watermelon Margarita $9.95 Scotch bonnet infused El Jimador Tequila, local watermelon, lime juice, Cointreau, dash of soda Lychee Sangria $9.95 St. Germain elderflower liqueur, a New Zealand sauvignon blanc, lychees, local lime juice TAPAS 11am-11pm Mussels Small $11.75/Large $18.75 Roasted tomatoes, local herbs, grilled bread Cajun Chicken Mini Quesadilla Tomato salsa, seasoned sour cream

$10.25

Artisanal Board ■ Small $14/Large $24 Assorted cheeses, cured meats, chicken pâté, house-made chutney, candied pecans, Kalamata olives, country bread Appetizers Crispy Calamari $9.50 Island okra, lemon, thyme and scotch bonnet aïoli Marinated Conch

$11.25

Roasted Octopus $9.95 Local herbs, cannellini beans, native tomato confit, dash of white wine Sashimi of the Moment Served with organic breadfruit chips

$10.95

Pork Belly $8.95 Chinese asada BBQ pork belly, picked local green papaya Cous Cous Salad $9.95 Green pea, grilled corn, cucumber, local tomato and feta cheese Oxtail Springrolls Spicy tomato, chipotle salsa

$10.75

Sautéed Scallops $12.75 Cauliflower purée, crushed green pea, chorizo

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SALADS Tomato, Watermelon & Arugula $12.95 Kalamata olives, feta cheese, arugula, virgin olive oil and balsamic Caesar Salad $8.75 Romaine, crispy prosciutto, parmesan, grilled croutons Abacus Salad $11.95 Local kale, arugula, sun-dried cranberries, olives, roasted beets, cherry tomatoes, goat's cheese crumble, almonds, sherry vinaigrette MAIN Seafood Mixed Grill $MP Locally caught fish, scallops, shrimp, grilled local watermelon, charred lemon, sundried local tomatoes, seasoning pepper sauce Red Snapper $26.95 Boniato mash, garden greens, jalapeño corn salsa West Indies Curry $MP Chef's special curry, lemongrass rice, garlic naan bread Sweet Potato Gnocchi $19.50 Grilled vegetables and assorted mushrooms, fresh basil, topped with freshly grated parmesan cheese Homemade Oxtail Ravioli $22 Sautéed wild mushrooms, roasted local cherry tomatoes, light basil crème sauce, freshly grated Italian parmesan cheese Lamb Burger Arugula, crispy onions, tzatziki, sea salt encrusted pretzel bun

$18.95

Angus Beef Burger $18.95 Aged cheddar, Nueske's bacon, romaine, red onion, pickles, tomato chutney, sesame bun New York Strip 12oz Certified Black Angus centre cut steak

$36

Rib Eye Steak On The Bone 20oz Certified Black Angus steak on the bone

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Abacus

Abacus is a culinary destination with a chic design and a lounge culture, combining sophisticated city dining with the cool Caribbean breeze. The menu focuses on sustainability and farm-to-table food, all the while still featuring cutting-edge cuisine. The lunch and dinner menu, which change weekly, are rich with meat and seafood options, and the all-day tapas menu is perfect for dining with friends and sampling an array of dishes. The Island’s local produce also inspires Abacus’s artistically crafted cocktail menu. The drinks are shaken and stirred by the restaurant’s

mixologist using seasonal fruits sourced directly from the Island’s farmers. Abacus offers inside dining with warm lighting and modern designs, accented by contoured walls and iron chandeliers. The outside dining area is shaded by surrounding palm trees and boasts a gentle cool breeze coming in from the harbour. Ideally located amongst the Island’s high-end boutiques, with grand views of the amazing architecture and botany of Camana Bay, Abacus is the perfect place to dine at any time during the day or evening.

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Agua

Seafood

Forum Lane, Camana Bay Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PAG E 10

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Phone: 949 2482 Email: info@agua.ky  www.agua.ky Hours:

Saturday‒Thursday 11.30am–10pm Friday 11.30am–10.30pm Dinner from 5.30pm

Highlights:

Italian Cuisine Two Glasses Award from Wine Spectator Extensive Wine List Waterfront View Indoor/Outside Dining Daily Business Lunch Vegan/Vegetarian Options Private Dining Space for Entertaining

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Sample Menu Selections For the Table Ceci Fried Cauliflower Sultana, roasted pepper, caper, chili aïoli Fritto Misto di Pesce Lightly fried seafood, agresto

$14

Pasta Ravioli $30 Caribbean lobster, shrimp, vermouth, summer vegetables, ginger, aromatics

$24

Rigatoni $28 Rabbit bianco, mustard green, soffritto, pine nuts, Antipasti Sardinian pecorino Polpetta $12 Braised meatball, pistachio, fonduta, napoli Rye Gnudi $25 sauce, grilled bread Mushroom conserva, brown butter, balsamic, parmigiano Octopus Antichucho $16 Potato, aji verde, aji panca, pepper sauce Pappardelle $26 Lamb bolognese, ricotta salata, mint Tuna Tartare $15 Avocado, golden beet, crème fraîche, crispy Tagliatelle $26 shallot, horseradish Tuna crudo, anchovy butter, chili, parsley, pangrattato CevICHE Clasico Peruano $15 Mafaldine $32 Fresh catch, seasoning pepper, cilantro, sweet Allo scoglio, fresh seafood and shellfish, fresh potato, cancha tomato, brodo alle vongole, lemon, agrumato Mixto Peruano $15 ENTREE Fresh catch, shrimp, octopus, aji amarillo, Agua Tuna $33 cilantro, sweet potato, cancha Yellowfin tuna, potato croquette, market vegetables, yuzu aïoli, chili aïoli Thai Style $15 Fresh catch, chili, coconut, lemon grass, cilantro, Ligurian Snapper $30 crispy calamari, plantain Tomato, potato, olive, pine nut, parsley Cayman Style $15 Grilled Lamb "Saltado" $33 Fresh catch, tomato, orange, seasoning pepper, Saltado sauce, roast sweet potato, arroz blanco scotch bonnet, cilantro, plantain Grilled "Entrana" Skirt Steak $36 Aguachile $15 Sweet potato fries, lettuce, salsa verde Shrimp, avocado, tomatillo, jalapeño, cilantro, chicharron Sicilian Mahi $29 Crusted mahi mahi, cauliflower, roasted grape, Nikkei $15 caper, raw tomato marinara Tuna, yuzu, tamarind, soy, cilantro, cancha Parihuela $36 Ceviche Trio $18 Peruvian seafood stew, grilled lobster, shrimp, shellfish, aji panca broth, cassava, tomato, lime, Insalate arroz blanco Quinoa Salad $12 Avocado, roasted red pepper, pickled red onion, Sides $6 tomato, olive, almond Fusilli al Forno/ Whipped Potato/ Eggplant Parmigiana/ Vegetables alla Griglia/ Rosemary Kale Salad $11 Potato Pumpkin, grapefruit, red onion, crouton, ricotta salata, pumpkin seeds


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Nine years ago Italian owners Cristiano and Walter established Agua Restaurant and Lounge with the intention of creating a fresh and vibrant dining experience that avoided conventional Italian restaurant stereotypes. After relocating to Camana Bay’s breezy waterfront in 2018 and undergoing a menu refresh, this longtime popular seafood restaurant is soaring to even greater heights! Their new space is stylish and airy, featuring lots of natural wood accents and coloured glass, creating a nautical theme that nicely complements the seafoodrich, Italian Peruvian inspired menu. Longtime fans of Agua will recognise the large ceviche selection, including Mixto Peruano and Cayman Style, and enjoy sampling the many new tasty menu additions! Must-have dishes include the namesake Agua Tuna, the Sicilian Mahi and the delectable Peruvian seafood stew: Parihuela.

The wine list, with an extensive choice of Old and New World wines, perfectly complements the menu and patrons can even enjoy their meal in Agua's intimate wine room. Cocktails from Agua's award winning mixologists, enjoyed in their new plush bar area, include the freshest and finest local ingredients. The combination of a unique Italian Peruvian menu, a casually elegant setting and attentive service has cemented Agua as one of the leading players in the Island’s restaurant scene. Also try their sister restaurant Catch in West Bay, it is fabulous!

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Anchor & Den

Contemporary Comfort Food

Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort 389 West Bay Road Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PAG E 10

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Phone: 949 0088 www.anchorandden.com Hours:

Anchor & Den Breakfast 6.30am‒11am All-day dining 11am‒midnight

Highlights:

Raw Bar (6pm‒10pm) Crêperie (7am‒11am and 6pm‒10pm) Live Music (Thursdays & Fridays 7pm‒10pm) El Milagro, Mexican Street Food (Tuesdays 6pm‒10pm) El Mercat Nit De Tapes on Thursdays Night Market (Monthly Event) A Mad Tea Party (Saturdays from 2.30pm‒5pm) Exquisite Chocolates at Bomboneria Daily Sunday Brunch (Kids' Club Included) Reservations Strongly Advised Paper Straws Used

Sample Menu Selections Shareables Charcuterie Board $18 Jamón ibérico, lomo, coppa, manchego, san simon, grilled sourdough

burgers & sandwiches The Anchor Beef Burger $21 10oz Angus beef patty, house-made smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, Anchor sauce

Antipasti Platter Roasted artichoke, marinated red peppers, sautéed mushrooms, focaccia bread

$14

$19 Anchor Ruben Sandwich House-made pastrami, Swiss cheese, pickles, Russian aïoli, ciabatta

Thai Pork Meatballs Ginger, soy and honey sauce, flat bread

$12

Grilled Cheese Sandwich $15 Indian curry dip, white cheddar, Swiss cheese, caramelised onion

Lamb Shepherd's Pie $12 Ground lamb tagine, sweet potato purée, feta cheese Pâté de Campagne $12 Grainy mustard, cornichons, grilled sourdough salads Roasted Beet & Citrus Watercress, arugula, orange, feta cheese, toasted walnuts, orange vinaigrette

Niçoise $18 Tuna, soft boiled egg, artichokes, green beans, olives, anchovies, tomatoes, radish, local peppers $15 Roasted Veggies & Burrata Shallots, carrot, fennel, parsnip, watercress, arugula SUSHI SIGNATURES $50 A&D Platter Hurricane roll, Caribbean roll, temaki (2), surimi salad

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Roasted Local Pumpkin Pesto, house-made ricotta With jamón ibérico add $4

$16

Braised Short Rib Gnocchi Arrabiata sauce, homemade ricotta

$27

12 Hour Braised Lamb Shank Mashed potatoes, carrots confit

$33

$14

Chorizo Salad $16 Soft boiled egg, roasted peppers, chorizo de bilbao, fingerling potatoes

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main plates Skirt Steak Chimichurri, herbed roasted potatoes

DESSERTS Apple Strudel Deep fried strudel, vanilla sauce Chocolate Fudge Cake Dark chocolate cake, creamy fudge filling, cacao nib ganache

$11

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sample cocktails London Green & Tonic $13 Tanqueray, freshly squeezed lime juice, mint and cucumber $13 Monkey Food Local banana rum, Malibu, pineapple juice, topped with banana chips

Temaki $9 Hand-roll (sushi cone), spicy tuna: tuna, scallion, togarashi, sesame oil, shizo, spicy mayo; California: kanikama, avocado, cucumber, carrot, shizo

$13 Elixir of Gods Del Maguey Vida Mezcal, Bénédictine, grapefruit juice, fresh lime juice, ginger and agave syrup

$17 Tuna Tower Sushi rice, blue fin tuna, crab, avocado, sesame seeds, eel sauce, tobiko, spicy mayo

$14 19th Century Hennessy V.S, Grand Marnier, fresh lemon juice, Demerara syrup, Angostura, Absinth

$17 Tako-Black Olives Tower Octopus, Peruvian black olives, mayo, avocado, sushi rice

$13 Twisted & Bitter Tanqueray, grapefruit, sage cordial, Lustau Blanco, lemon juice, grapefruit tonic


Anchor & Den

The major overhaul of the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort in

herbs, spices and locally grown fruit. Anchor & Den is the place to be on Friday

Guests are encouraged to wear fascinators or stylish hats.

2014 ushered in the arrival of Anchor

for happy hour, as their house-DJ spins the

& Den to Grand Cayman’s restaurant

grooviest tunes. There are also specialty

exquisite chocolates and truffles at the

Chocolate

fiends

can

indulge

in

scene. Anchor & Den, one of the four

nights such as El Mercat – Nit de Tapes

Bombonería, made by Anchor & Den’s

restaurants at the Marriott, wows diners

on Thursdays that offers diners culinary

in-house Chocolatier. Changing flavours

with their inventive and flavourful menu

delights from Spain with live music. In

weekly! Open from 5pm to 10pm daily.

– Chef Steve enjoys mixing flavours from

addition, high tea lovers are welcome to

Their signature Boulangerie Brunch

around the globe. Signature dishes like the

celebrate art, literature and music at the

happens every Sunday and offers diners

Braised Short Rib Gnocchi and the Lamb

Mad Tea Party every Saturday afternoon.

an impressive spread of charcuterie meats

Shepherd's Pie are house favourites and

By reservation only, this unique tea party

imported from Spain, regional cheeses

their crêpes, raw seafood bar and house

features select blends of locally produced

and homemade breads. With bottomless

made gelatos are well known to local

teas, Champagne, decadent homemade

glasses of De Chanceny Crémant de Loire

foodies. The Crêperie, opens from 7am-

cakes and other high-tea classics are served.

bubbles, it is the perfect combination.

11am and 6pm-10pm, offering guests a selection of sweet or savoury crêpes in the

Executive Chef Steve Griffon grew up in a small village near

morning and sweet ones in the evening.

Nantes, France, where his parents’ farming background and his

The stylish, light-filled lounge has a

mother’s use of fresh produce in her cooking, inspired him at a

beach-house vibe and is popular among

young age to pursue a career as a Chef. In 2001, he was hired at

the happy hour crowd, who enjoy the staff’s attention to detail and the ‘apothecary’ inspired cocktails. The mixologists serve up fresh, imaginative drinks infused with

Steve Griffon

the Brasserie Restaurant, and in 2015, he was appointed Executive Chef of the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. Chef Steve

strives to create a uniquely personal and enjoyable culinary experience for his guests, indicative of his childhood spent cooking alongside his mother and sharing the dishes he created with friends and family. F o r R e v i e w s V i s i t : www.C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Bàcaro

Italian Tapas

Governors Creek Cayman Islands Yacht Club S MB MAP PAG E 10

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Phone: 749 4800 Email: enquiries@bacaro.ky www.bacaro.ky

Sample Menu Selections

Hours:

Tuesday–Friday 11.30am–10.30pm Saturday–Sunday 12pm–10.30pm (Open on Mondays throughout high season)

Highlights:

Full Service Bar Large Terrace Overlooking the Yacht Club Extensive Selection of Wine by the Glass Happy Hour Specials Tuesday–Friday 5pm–7pm $25 Express Lunch Special Tuesday–Friday $25 Cocktail Pitchers Every Sunday Arrive by Car or Boat Reservations Recommended Menu Changes Seasonally

Poppy Seed Crusted Jumbo Scallops

CicChetti (nibbLes) Spicy Toasted Almonds

$4

Marinated Mixed Olives

$4

"Baccala" Codfish mousse crostini

$6

Fish Cakes

$6

Blue Cheese & Potato Croquettes

$5

Smoked Goat's Cheese & Tomato Bruschetta $7 Mad Devilled Eggs "Polpette in Urnido" Beef and pork meatballs in tomato sauce Oyster Bloody Caesar Shot Crudo (raw & cured) Fresh Oysters Tuna Tartare

$6

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Local Zucchini Parmigiana

$9

Savoury "Tea" Smoked chicken, dehydrated vegetables, breaded yolk, chicken consommé

$9

Beetroot-Potato Gnocchi Green peas, braised leek, shaved pecorino

$9

Seared Foie Gras $20 Coffee crumble, poached pear, sherry glaze Porcini Crusted Lamb Chops Sweet potato mash, mint demi

$15

$6 "Fegato alla Veneziana" Sautéed veal liver with onion and polenta

$10

$4 Niman Ranch Pork Belly $12 Creamy polenta, roasted shallot, Cabernet jus $4 $15

Coffee Infused Cured Salmon $13 Local greens, fennel, local tomatoes, citrus oil

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$14

MezzA Via (medium plates) Spaghetti with Roasted Duck Ragoût $14 Braised Veal Cheek Wellington

$22

Grilled Daily Catch

$19

Cajun Daily Catch

$19

Formaggi: Imported Cheese Selection

$18

Salumi: Assorted Cured Meats

$20

Piccoli PiatTI (Small Plates) Buffalo Milk Burrata "On Fire" $8 Flames of prosciutto, polenta, balsamic glaze, pepperoncino, charcoal bread

Grandi (Large plates) Roasted Whole Cornish Hen

$25

Roasted Jumbo Shrimp Skewers

$28

Gamberi “in Saor” Venetian style escovitch, red shrimp

$10

Braised Lamb Shank

$28

Seared Octopus

$15

Black Tagliolini with Lobster

$15

Lobster Stuffed Calamari Leek-Chardonnay sauce

$12

Crispy Lobster Bites

$13

Ceviche of the Day

$14

Daily Sashimi on the Salt Block

$12

Peppered & Smoked Wahoo Carpaccio Watercress, pomegranate, pistachios

$13

Desserts Jarred Chocolate Cake $5 Affogato $5 Valrhona Chocolate and Hazelnut Cake $5 Chocolate Chip Tiramisu $5 Warm Guava Cobbler $5 Passion Fruit Panna Cotta $5 "Burnt" Strawberries $5 With yoghurt mousse, balsamic reduction, saffron and pistachio


Bàcaro

Welcome to Bàcaro, Cayman's only

Happy Hour seagues into dinner, a few

authentic Italian tapas restaurant and wine

must-have dishes include the "Polpette in

bar. Inspired by the traditional “Bacari” of

Urnido", Peppered and Smoked Wahoo

Venice, their menu features delicious and

Carpaccio,

affordable small plates prepared by their

Buffalo Milk Burrata "On Fire", and the

Beetroot-Potato

Gnocchi,

Venetian Chef/Owner Federico Destro.

Braised Lamb Shank. Afterwards, treat

Choose from their menu of wines by the

yourself to one of their sumptuous desserts

glass, or opt for a creative handcrafted

or relocate to their spacious bar area for a

cocktail ‒ enjoyed inside their bright and

digestif.

airy avant-garde dining room, or out on the

The warm hospitality of Restaurant

beautiful breezy terraces, overlooking the

Manager/Owner Barnabas Bako and his

passing sailboats of the Cayman Islands

team, combined with their delectable food

Yacht Club.

and drink offerings in a beautiful canal

Their extensive menu features a large selection of cichetti (nibbles), piccolo piatti

front setting, make dining at Bàcaro an unforgettable experience.

(small plates), mezza via (medium plates) and grandi (large plates) to choose from that are perfect for sharing. The working crowd can take advantage of Bàcaro's weekday $25 Express Lunch special for a quick and tasty bite to eat, and from 5pm‒7pm Tuesday ‒ Friday, join them for Happy Hour specials on select drinks and tapas. As the sun sets over the waterway, and F o r P r o m o t i o n s V i s i t : www.C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Blue Cilantro

French Mediterranean & Asian Fusion

Fidelity Financial Centre West Bay Road S MB MAP PA G E 10

x 18

Phone: 945 4372 bluecilantromanager@candw.ky www.bluecilantrocayman.com Hours:

Open Seven Days a Week Lunch: 11am–2.30pm Tapas: 4pm–11pm Dinner: 6pm–10.30pm Sunday Brunch: 11am–3pm

Highlights:

Full Service Bar & Featured Cocktails Elegant Comfortable Lounge Exceptional Wine & Champagne List Sunday Brunch Indoor & Outdoor Air Conditioned Private Dining Area Tasting Menus Menu Wine Pairings and Tastings Reservations Recommended Air Conditioned Glass Terrace Children’s Menu

Sample Menu Selections Appetizers Blue Cilantro Salad $10 Local greens, root vegetables, grilled peach, tomato, avocado, almonds, pomegranate dressing

Clay Oven Breads: (Pick any two or four) $5/$10 Stuffed: Pepper jack cheese, Black Forest ham, Kalamata olives, Yukon Gold potato Flat Bread: Mint and cilantro, roasted garlic, black onion seed, plain butter

Tart Burrata, tomatoes, rosemary shell, pumpkin seeds, basil ice cream, truffle balsamic

MAINs Pan Seared Salmon $30 Lotus root, udon noodle cake, bok choy, truffle ponzu sauce

$14

Octopus $16 Grilled octopus, heart of palm, crispy sunchokes, garlic olive oil, smoked chipotle BBQ sauce Ceviche $12 Carpaccio-style local wahoo, fried jalapeño, shiso, jalapeño lime sorbet Mussels $14 Kaffir lime leaves, shallots, white wine, thyme Yellowfin Tuna $14 Shichimi spiced, seared, watermelon radish, pickled cabbage, horseradish, dashi Pork Two Ways Guava marinated, ginger crackling, vindaloo sauce

apple

Crab Cake Tamarind drizzle, spicy mango aïoli

$16 chutney,

$24

Foie Gras $20 Seared foie gras, confit duck spring roll, kumquat chutney, black currant port reduction Diver Sea Scallops $22 Tomato jam, burnt cauliflower purée, beech mushroom, chickpea crumbs, sherry reduction Jumbo Shrimp $MP Roasted in a clay oven, roasted garlic aïoli, Cayman honey lemon drizzle

Sushi-Grade Seared or Grilled Tuna $36 Chinese eggplant, hearts of palm, tempura crumbs, ginger sake sauce Market Fish $MP Grilled, blackened, seared, mushroom risotto, corn purée, truffle corn sauce Whole Catch Of The Day $MP Cooked in a clay oven, roasted eggplant and chickpea purée, mustard coconut sauce Asian Aromatic Seafood Caribbean lobster, shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, sushi rice, tender coconut broth

$45

Mediterranean Paella $45 Lobster, shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, Spanish sausage, aromatic saffron Valencia rice Chicken $28 Middle Eastern spiced chicken breast, grilled cauliflower, beech mushroom, marsala sauce New Zealand Rack of Lamb $39 Potato and carrot galette, carrot purée, braised salsify, barolo boursin reduction Risotto $24 Wild mushroom, roast and seasonal vegetables, confit tomatoes, mascarpone cheese

Awarded Chef and President of The Culinary Society, Chef Shetty is a highly respected chef in Cayman. Chef Shetty firmly believes ‘quality begets quality', using only the best cuts of meat and fish, and freshest and most fragrant vegetables, herbs and spices to prepare his beloved delicacies, turning out succulent food bursting with flavour. His secret ingredient remains his reliance on the usage of seasonal produce, which he claims inspires his style of cooking. 46

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Blue Cilantro

Chef Vidyadhara Shetty brings his wealth

Caribbean flavours. Signature dishes include

of culinary experience to Blue Cilantro, a

the shichimi spiced yellowfin tuna, clay oven

sophisticated restaurant on Seven Mile

roasted jumbo shrimp and scallops flavoured

Beach that offers a dynamic infusion menu.

with Asian spices, mango and chutney.

Chef Shetty firmly believes ‘quality begets

For a lighter bite, enjoy a soirée or tea

quality' and by using only the best cuts of

for two at the Blue Cilantro Lounge with a

meat and fish, the freshest and most fragrant

selection from the tapas menu. A number

vegetables, herbs and spices to prepare his

of small dishes are offered, from raw oysters

beloved delicacies, he turns out succulent

to chicken and paneer tikka. A must-try

food bursting with flavour. His secret

specialty is the clay oven bread selection

ingredient remains his constant usage of

baked fresh daily and served with assorted

seasonal produce, which he says inspires his

chutneys. The restaurant and lounge offer

style of cooking.

signature martinis for the perfect pre-dinner

Guests at Blue Cilantro can expect an authentic and exotic dining experience:

drink or nightcap and an impressive wine list to complement your meal.

The sophisticated dining room resonates

An à la carte brunch is served every Sunday

with understated style and elegance. With

with delicious dishes including traditional

comfortable seating and modern accents

breakfast favourites, crab claws, sushi, small

such as the luminescent glass-top bar and

entrées and desserts. Enjoy with an optional

feature 'water wall', Blue Cilantro offers

limitless supply of Champagne.

unparalleled comfort and style.

Blue Cilantro is the perfect venue for

Blue Cilantro's French Mediterranean

a corporate event and offers a variety of

and Asian fusion cuisine offers a variety of

Christmas and holiday event packages to suit

dishes that perfectly balance unexpected

your entertaining needs. F o r R e s e r v a t i o n s V i s i t : www.C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Brasserie

Gourmet Fusion

Cricket Square, George Town GT MAP PAG E 8

7x

Phone: 945 1815 reservations@brasseriecayman.com www.brasseriecayman.com Hours:

Restaurant: Monday–Friday 11.30am–10pm Brasserie Market: Monday–Friday 7am–5pm Juiced @ The Wicket: Monday–Friday 7am–3pm Wicket Bar: (Happy Hour) Friday 5pm–7pm The Caboose: Monday–Friday 11am–6pm Caboose (Happy Hour): Monday–Friday 4.30pm–6pm

Highlights:

Greenhouse, Beehives, Fishing Boats & Laying Hens Dine-in Relaxing Organic Vegetable Garden Catered Events & Private Parties Order Online and Pick-Up Curbside at the Caboose Dinner Specials Every Night Seasonal Juices & Smoothies at Juiced @ The Wicket Nutritious Takeaway Breakfasts & Lunches at The Market

Brasserie Market

Sample Menu Selections small plates Brasserie Grilled Cheese Soft brie, white truffle, local cocoplum jam

$8

Poached 'Chateau Chooks' Egg $9 Spanish chorizo, local pumpkin purée, salsa verde Yellow Tuna Tartare Spicy soy vinaigrette, avocado purée, pickled radish, Island crisps

$14

salads Garden Green Papaya Salad $11 Crispy rice noodles, carrots, cucumber, green beans, garden herbs, peanuts, yellowfin tuna flakes, spicy tamarind vinaigrette Cayman Breadfruit Salad $12 Arugula, local avocado, shaved fennel, citrus, toasted coconut, seasoning pepper, garden passion fruit vinaigrette large plates Handmade Tagliatelle Pasta $26 Crispy pork belly, black tiger shrimp, shaved garlic, dried mutton pepper, parmesan

It’s where Cayman’s busiest people start their day. From 7am‒5pm every weekday you can enjoy the Island’s freshest, healthiest and tastiest breakfasts, lunches and snacks at the Market. They are the proud exclusive distributor of small-batch artisanal coffees from Barrington Coffee Roasting Company, as well as the sole provider of certified organic loose-leaf teas by Divinitea. Create your own wholesome salads and wraps made lovingly with local produce and enjoy the fresh catch of the day straight from The Brasserie’s fishing boats. Choose from the large selection of grab and go items including fruit salad, house-made yoghurt, chia pudding, overnight oats and fresh coconut water. You can also purchase their very own free-range ‘Chateau Chooks’ eggs and wild and raw Brasserie honey, as well as delicious house-made jams and chutneys using ingredients from their organic vegetable garden and fruit trees in Cricket Square.

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Grilled Ribeye Steak Crispy breadfruit, charred eggplant purée, fermented mustard green chimichurri, pickled okra

$30

Brasserie Catch of the Day $MP Experience the freshest fish from The Brasserie's own fishing boats Brasserie Catch I & II

desserts Valrhona Chocolate Mousse Cake Cayman seasalt caramel ice cream, caramelised banana Sticky Toffee Date Pudding Local guava chai ice cream, lemon curd, crystalised ginger

$10

$10

cocktails Coconut Mojito $11 Fresh coconut water, garden mint, soda, lime, Bacardi coconut dark rum Basil Whiskey Smash $11 Rogue Dead Guy Whiskey, fresh lemon, housemade garden basil syrup 'Chateau Chooks' Carambola Sour $12 Kappa pisco, Chateau Chooks organic egg white, garden carambola, lemon, angostura bitters juiced @ the wicket Fresh Cut Coconut Water

$3

Garden Green Smoothie $7 Avocado, cucumber, green apple, lime, agave, spinach, kale, mint, ginger, parsley Piña Colada Smoothie $9 Pineapple, coconut water, coconut jelly, yoghurt, agave "Superfood" Açaí Bowl $10.50 Pure 100% açaí pulp, orange, sliced strawberry, house-made granola


Brasserie

The Brasserie is the pioneer of the farm-to-

Brasserie’s two fishing boats thanks to King’s

table movement in Grand Cayman, setting the

love of fishing and close relationship with local

expectation for fresh local menus throughout

fishermen. To recycle food waste the chicken

the Island. This grassroots establishment

coop was built shortly thereafter to feed the

produces wild raw honey and organic eggs

laying hens who provide organic eggs in

on-site and catches daily fresh seafood with

return. The Brasserie’s apiary was established

its two fishing boats, Brasserie Catch I and

in 2017 with 50 hives now producing wild

Brasserie Catch II. Surrounded by an edible

and raw honey, and most recently, the regular

garden with flourishing fruit and nut trees,

harvest of coconuts from Coco Bluff Farm

enjoy a unique dining experience outside in

with 202 palms of different varieties. The

the greenhouse terrace, indoors in the elegant

Caboose is the latest inclusion in the Cricket

dining room or in the intimate wine cellar. The

Square hub, alongside the Market and the

seasonally inspired and sustainable menu of

Wicket Bar, offering authentic wood-fired

delicious modern Caribbean cuisine is paired

BBQ (see page 111).

with signature cocktails and an extensive fine wine list.

Visiting international chefs complement The Brasserie’s extensive event season. From

Opened in 1997 by King and Lisa Flowers

hosting the famous Harvest Dinners on the

as a dining option for tenants and business

moonlit patio, featuring sharing platters of

associates of Cricket Square, it wasn’t long

food, family-style, at large tables, to monthly

before well known chef Dean Max joined

wine tastings with tasty seasonal bites. And you

The Brasserie team and began developing

can’t forget their popular cooking classes in

relationships

Avid

the restaurant’s state-of-the-art cooking suite,

gardeners Joel Walton and Margaret Barwick

learning cutting edge culinary techniques

designed the edible gardens. Next came The

from The Brasserie chefs to use at home.

with

local

farmers.

JUICED @ THE WICKET: Relax at Juiced @ The Wicket and adjacent garden from 7am until 3pm weekdays while savouring seasonal juices, smoothies and healthy bites. Enjoy $5 juice specials every week. Buy 10 juices or smoothies and get one free with the Juiced @ loyalty card. In a hurry? Call 927 6419 and order ahead. WICKET BAR: Don’t miss Happy Hour at the Wicket Bar from 5pm every Friday. Choose from a large selection of fine wines, craft beers and specialty spirits paired with delicious snacks. Purchase beverages retail or wholesale through Brasserie Purveyors. Enquire at the Wicket Bar. CABOOSE: Enjoy quality naturally-raised meats without hormones and pesticides in the shaded alfresco area, or order ahead and pick-up curbside, 11am-6pm weekdays. Vegetarian and vegan options are available. Happy Hour every weekday, 4.30pm-6pm.

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The Brooklyn

Italian American

The Crescent, Camana Bay Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PAG E 10

24 x

Phone: 640 0005 info@thebrooklyncayman.com www.thebrooklyncayman.com Hours:

Open Seven Days a Week 11.30am–11pm

Highlights:

Award Winning Dining Room Outdoor Patio Dining Oceanside Dining Family Friendly, Children's Menu & Portions Extensive Wine & Cocktail List Full Service Bar Authentic Wood–Burning Oven Located in Camana Bay Air Conditioned Indoors Free Wi-Fi Private Parties Take–Out and Catering Services Available Major Credit Cards Accepted For Delivery Call 623 3463

Sample Menu Selections Appetizers Mac & Cheese Fritters Creamy three cheese macaroni fritters over marinara, fresh basil

$8

Three Layer Cheese Dip $9 Layers of parmesan alfredo, tomato basil salsa with pasta chips Mediterranean Calamari $11 Flour-dusted and fried, tossed with artichokes, olives, capers, blistered tomatoes and lemon. Served with roasted garlic aïoli Marinated Garden Vegetables $9 Eggplant, asparagus, red peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, radicchio, endive, balsamic drizzle Beef Carpaccio $14 Raw beef tenderloin marinated in truffle oil and lemon juice, served with arugula, portobello mushroom, shaved parmesan cheese The Brooklyn Butcher's Board $19 A selection of cured meats and cheeses, olives, pickled garden vegetables, figs, with crostini sandwiches Served with herb roasted potatoes, substitute Caesar or house salad for $2 Pizza Burger Marinara, pepperoni, sautéed onions, mushrooms and mozzarella on brioche

$15

Crispy Parmesan Sandwich $13 Chicken or eggplant topped with marinara, mushrooms, sweet peppers, sautéed onions, melted provolone on a ciabatta salads Add chicken for $4, shrimp for $6, salmon for $8 Tomato & Mozzarella $9 Fresh sliced garden tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, olive oil, balsamic reduction and truffle honey The Brooklyn Wedge $9 Crisp iceberg lettuce, bacon, salted tomatoes, red onion, chives, bacon croutons and gorgonzola cheese dressing

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entrees Chicken Parmesan $17 Crispy chicken breast marinara topped with melted mozzarella and parmesan served over penne Braised Beef Short Rib $27 Certified Angus Beef short ribs, garlic mash, sautéed spinach, red wine beef jus Grilled Salmon $22 Over grilled asparagus, pickled fennel, orange, arugula salad pizzas Additional toppings available: vegetable for $1, meat for $2, cheese for $2, seafood for $4, premium for $4, gluten-free crust for $4 Margherita Fresh mozzarella, basil, marinara

$14

Meat Lovers Pepperoni, bacon, Italian sausage, ham, mozzarella, marinara

$18

Big Fat Greek $16 Marinated olives, diced tomato, green peppers, onion, fresh oregano, feta, mozzarella, marinara Midnight Express $18 Beef bresaola, lamb, bacon, diced tomatoes, mozzarella, sweet garlic sauce, lettuce pastas Substitute gluten-free pasta for $4 Spaghetti & Meatballs $15 The Brooklyn tomato sauce, parmesan, fresh basil The Brooklyn Herb Gnocchi $17 Roasted tomato, garlic sauce, herbs, shaved pecorino Hearty Seafood Linguini $21 Mussels, shrimp, salmon, white wine, garlic, lemon, herbs, pecorino Short-Rib Pappardelle $22 House-made pappardelle, mushrooms, onion, fresh arugula, pecorino, red wine beef jus


The Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Pizza and Pasta, located on the Crescent in Camana Bay, is a

trip to The Brooklyn is complete without a S’mores Pizza to finish off the meal.

favourite with both tourists and locals alike.

Located next to the fountain in Camana

From the time you walk into the stunning

Bay, The Brooklyn makes a wonderful

dining room or step onto the beautiful patio,

family spot to enjoy the great Caribbean

the staff will make sure that your experience

weather. There is a kids' menu that has

is first rate.

something for even the pickiest of eaters.

The Brooklyn has an array of choices

If you’re just passing through Camana Bay

on the menu that will satisfy any appetite.

looking for a place to unwind, enjoy one of

Choose from signature appetizers like the

the many drinks available on their shaded

crispy Calamari or the Mac 'n' Cheese

patio area overlooking the water.

Fritters for something with a twist. Try

A great setting for every occasion, The

one of the fresh salads for something light

Brooklyn is always enjoyable. By car, boat

or indulge in a great sandwich, like The

or on foot, come check out The Brooklyn

Brooklyn Veal, for a quick and easy fix.

Pizza and Pasta.

If pizza is your thing, Brooklyn’s woodfired oven gives your order that wonderful authentic taste. Try a classic like the pepperoni or venture out for something more vibrant like The Orchard with poached pear, prosciutto, toasted walnuts, and gorgonzola, finished with truffle honey. Brooklyn’s pastas have something for everyone, including gluten-free options. No F o r R e v i e w s V i s i t : www.C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Continental Seafood

Morgan´s Harbour, West Bay W B MAP PAG E 12

99

Phone: 949 3948 dine@calypsogrillcayman.com www.calypsogrillcayman.com Hours:

Tuesday–Saturday 11.30am–10pm Sunday 12pm–10pm Closed Monday Lunch: 11.30am–2.30pm, Dinner: 6pm–10pm

Highlights:

Full Service Bar & Exceptional Wine List Outside Dining Reservations Requested Waterfront Dining

Sample Menu Selections appetizers Peppered Tuna Carpaccio Thinly sliced tuna with garlic, parmesan and capers

$14.50

Beef Carpaccio $15.50 Thinly sliced tenderloin over creamed horseradish, with parmesan and arugula

Grilled Ginger Tuna $36 Fresh local Yellowfin tuna, marinated in ginger, grilled and served with a seaweed salad

Tuna Sashimi Local Yellowfin tuna served raw with wasabi, soy and ginger

$16.50

Crispy Mango Shrimp Jumbo shrimp marinated in a mango sauce and deep fried

$34

Wahoo Ceviche Local wahoo marinated in lemon

$13.95

Wahoo Escoveitch Local wahoo cut in strips, deep fried and served with a scotch bonnet (Jamaican hot pepper) and onion vinaigrette

$32

Grouper Topped with Crab Meat & Spinach

$38

Shrimp Trinidad Grilled blackened shrimp, served with an Indonesian sauce

$15

Tuna Spring Roll         $14.50 Local Yellowfin tuna wrapped in a wonton, flash-fried and served with seaweed salad over wasabi-ginger sauce Calypso Crab Cakes Calypso Shrimp Sautéed in lime juice, chilies, ginger, scallions and a touch of cream

$24.50 $14

Moules Marinère $16.50 Fresh P.E.I. mussels cooked in white wine and shallots with a touch of cream Duck Confit Traditional French bistro duck dish

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ENTREES Fresh Fish From The Dock $30-$34 Blackened, grilled or sautéed, ask what the selection is for the evening

$18.50

Snapper Montecarlo $38.50 Sautéed fresh red snapper with shrimp and scallops in a lemon butter caper sauce Lobster & Shrimp Champagne Served with a champagne cream sauce

$44

Grilled Rack of Lamb $39 In a tomato butter sauce with sautéed arugula Grilled Fillet of Beef $42 Served with grilled mushrooms and tomatoes, topped with herb butter desserts Sticky Toffee Pudding, Mango Crêpe, from $8 Crème Brûlée, Cheesecake, Chocolate Bread Pudding


Blue French doors open out onto the wide deck overlooking Morgan's Harbour. Soft breezes flow in from the North Sound. Views of fishing boats lazing back up to their docks with Frigates soaring above, are your accompaniments to leisurely lunches and delightful dinners. This is the Calypso Grill experience in West Bay, and what a charming and delicious experience it is. Shuttered window seats line the main dining area, with French doors along the sea – kept ajar to capture the ever present breeze. By day the sun fills the room, the water sparkles, and the play of colours equals the splendor of the outdoors. By night Calypso Grill enjoys the most comfortable and cozy feeling on the Island. The Calypso Grill creators: Teresa Grimes, James Mason and Chef George Fowler, "the heart" of the restaurant, are aided by their excellent kitchen and front of house staff. Old favourites include the Peppered Tuna Carpaccio, Crispy Mango Shrimp, Wahoo Escoveitch and, of course, Sticky Toffee Pudding. The latter of which has gained such a following that a road has been named after it. This

delightful

restaurant,

always

popular with the 'locals', serves consistently good food and fine wines in a unique setting. Chef George Fowler's cookbook 'Going Down Sticky Toffee Lane' is now available to purchase and is a delightful collection of recipes, colourful Calypso photos, and stories of his career.

F o r P r o m o t i o n s V i s i t : www.C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Catch

Eclectic/Seafood

Morgan's Harbour, West Bay WB MAP PAG E 12

8

xx

Phone: 949 4321 Email: info@catch.ky www.catch.ky Hours:

Open 7 days a week 11.30am–10pm Sunday Brunch 11.30am–3pm

Highlights:

Fresh Seafood Daily Lounge Bar & Innovative Cocktail List North Sound Views Boat Docking Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2018 Live Music on Full Moon Nights Family-Style Sunday Brunch $65

Sample Menu Selections APPETIZERS Crispy Octopus $17 Coriander toasted octopus, local herb salad, butter beans, red pepper sauce Smoked Wahoo Carpaccio Basil oil, seasonal Caymanian fruit

FROM THE SEA Snapper & Shrimp Cayman Style $33 Local red snapper, jumbo shrimp, sweet and spicy pepper and onion sauce, coconut rice, vegetables

$15

Burrata $14 Local tomato, local arugula, aged balsamic

Mahi Mahi Schnitzel $30 Whipped potato, roasted vegetables, mustard butter

Tuna Sashimi $14 Sliced local tuna, fried avocado, pickled jicama, spiced unagi sauce, wasabi greens, spiced aïoli

Seared Tuna $33 Passion fruit brown butter sauce, whipped potato, roasted brussel sprouts, roasted red pepper, capers, parsley

Catch Tasting Plate $18 Fresh Catch ceviche, tuna sashimi, tuna and wahoo tartare, local crudo

Crispy Triggerfish Fried crispy triggerfish, escovitch, creole whipped potatoes, tartar sauce

Bresaola $13 Thin sliced cured beef, shaved parmesan, spicy greens, fresh horseradish

Catch of the Day $MP Grilled or blackened, new potato, local veg with a choice of lemon butter sauce or chimichurri

salads House Salad $7 Local greens, carrot ginger orange vinaigrette, local tomatoes, cucumbers, onions

Lobster Bolognese Lobster bolognese, herbed breadcrumb

Beet Salad $11 Roasted beets, lettuce, orange supreme, poppy seeds, cashew yoghurt vinaigrette Kale Salad $11 Local kale, pomegranate, pickled jicama, feta croutons, lemon thyme seasonal pepper vinaigrette

$29

$30

FROM THE LAND Basil Crusted Lamb Rack $36 Piquillo pepper sauce, crispy goat's cheese, broccoli, black olive crumble 8oz Angus Beef Fillet $40 Dauphinoise potato, local callaloo, caramelised pearl onions, mushrooms, tarragon and brandy creamed demi-glace Escovitch Chicken $27 ½ Chicken al mattone. Spicy Caribbean pickled vegetables, coconut rice & beans, onion rings

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Catch

Catch restaurant

is

a in

wonderful the

waterfront

Cayman

and finish with the Seared Tuna. This

Islands

fresh locally caught tuna steak is seared

serving fresh locally caught seafood with

and served with passion fruit brown butter,

a Caribbean twist. Located in tranquil

roasted brussel sprouts, red pepper, capers

Morgan's Harbour, the restaurant boasts

and parsley sauce. Meat lovers will not

panoramic views of Grand Cayman's

need to despair as the Bresaola, Filet of

stunning North Sound. This breezy

Beef, and Rack of Lamb are just a few of

waterfront restaurant is popular amongst

the hearty options on the menu to choose

seafood lovers who enjoy alfresco dining,

from.

a casually elegant atmosphere, and attentive service.

Catch has a defined lounge area for those who simply want to sip on a cocktail

Never has the saying 'Ocean to Plate'

before dining. There is also an incredible

been truer than at Catch. Local fresh fish

drinks menu with an extensive wine,

is caught daily and prepared by a team

beer and cocktail selection. A brilliant

of talented international chefs. Enjoy a

mixologist creates fun fruity cocktails using

wide selection of fish including yellowfin

fresh, seasonal local fruit such as mango,

tuna, blackfin tuna, trigger fish, lobster

soursop, starfruit and guava. They are so

(December-February), conch (November-

refreshingly delicious you may find it hard

April), red snapper, wahoo, mahi mahi

to leave the bar!

and more.

Cruise in by boat on a moonlit night for

Local produce is also served whenever

dinner or arrive by car, and do not miss

sourced to round out their fresh dishes.

their family style brunch that is served

Start with the Fresh Catch Ceviche with

every Sunday from 11.30am until 3pm.

pickled spiced onions, jicama and oranges F o r R e s e r v a t i o n s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Cracked Conch

Caribbean Fusion

North West Point West Bay

(across from The Cayman Turtle Centre) W B MAP PAG E 12

1

x

Phone: 945 5217 www.crackedconch.com.ky Cracked Conch Hours:

Monday–Sunday Lunch: 11am–3pm (Dec to May only) Dinner: 5.30pm–10pm

Macabuca Hours:

Monday–Friday 11am–1am Saturday & Sunday 11am–Midnight

Highlights:

Stunning Ocean Views Multiple Outside Dining Options Unique Full Service Bubble Bar Daily Happy Hour Prices Live Music at Macabuca on Saturdays 7pm–9pm Exceptional Wine List Catering & Take-Out Available Children’s Menu & Portions Reservations Requested Webcam: www.crackedconch.com.ky Conference Facilities

Cracked Conch – More Than Just a Restaurant Cracked Conch

Delectable Caribbean fare using the freshest local ingredients

Cracked Conch Bubble Bar

Have one of their talented barkeeps stir, muddle, shake or blend whatever your heart desires

Soto’s Room

Private dining or meeting for up to 45 people. Choose from either of their menus or test their talented kitchen with your desires

Macabuca Oceanside Tiki Bar Taino translates into “What does it matter?” Here at Macabuca nothing does. Let them serve you – all you have to do is relax and watch the horizon or the game

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Sample Menu Selections APPETIZERS Cracked Conch $13 Pickled fennel, curried tartar sauce Spicy "a la Plancha" Octopus $18 Marinated artichokes, fresh oranges, arugula, squid ink vinaigrette Seared Fresh Calamari $13 Cardamon, marinated carrots, house-made hot sauce, saffron aïoli, chili jam

from the sea Catch of the Day $34 Smoked mashed potato, crispy mushrooms, salsa verde Butter Poached Lobster $44 Fever grass, pickled potatoes, local purslane, sour orange demi-glace Seared Local Snapper $33 Creamy chorizo, lima beans, local vegetables, fingerling potato

Shrimp Cocktail Watermelon, burrata, hazelnut vanilla vinaigrette, avocado sorbet

$14

Short Rib Ravioli Mushrooms, truffle, parmesan foam

$16

Conch Ceviche Tomato, red onions, avocado, lime juice, cucumber water, cilantro

$14

Seared Scallops Lemon risotto, apple slaw, coconut, bacon, sauce vierge

$11

from the land Local Organic Chicken Breast Boursin truffle mac and cheese, pickled mushroom, jus

soups & salads Conch Chowder Spicy tomato, bacon, leeks, coconut milk Salad of the Day Lemon confit dressing, spicy cashew nuts

Chili Garlic Wild Shrimp $34 Open lasagna, crab, lima beans and local greens, spiced tomato, cashew emulsion

$13

Caesar Salad $12 Romaine and pickled cabbage, bacon, shaved parmesan, garlic crouton

Prime Hanger Steak Potato, mushroom, bean fricassé, green peppercorn, jus

$36

$28

$33

Vegetarian Creation $20 Ask your server for chef’s vegetarian selection of the day

All menu items are subject to change.


Cracked Conch

. “Old-time Cayman fun in the 21st

and robust conch chowders are served

century” is the best way to describe the

alongside new classics such as Seared Local

renowned Cracked Conch restaurant in

Snapper and Short Rib Ravioli. Open the

West Bay. Bob and Suzy Soto originally

doors wide, push open those shutters, and

opened this Cayman classic in 1981, 37

let the breeze wash over you. Relax away

years on Cracked Conch continues to

the day or evening on one of the beautiful

offer one of the most enviable waterfront

patios or unwind in a comfortable chair in

positions on the Island. Over the years it

the very chic, newly designed bar with its

has added fabulous food in a fine dining

amazing bubble ‘sculpture’.

ambience, friendly service and a lively oceanside bar downstairs.

For something more casual, take a seat at the fun and informal Macabuca Oceanside

Regulars and newcomers are always

Tiki Bar, where Caribbean food and ice-

taken aback by the breathtaking views that

cold drinks are served at the water’s edge

Cracked Conch offers of the Caribbean

all day every day. Be sure to stop by on

Sea, but now they can enjoy an extended

Monday night for the world famous All

restaurant with white tablecloth service

You Can Eat BBQ for CI$17 plus a late

and an exciting menu; a beautiful, very

night happy hour from 5pm to 10pm!

cosmopolitan

alfresco

Save room for dessert as well; their

dining on multiple patios overlooking

bar/lounge;

homemade ice cream sandwiches are the

the ocean and private dining for up to 45

perfect ending to a hot day in the sun!

in Soto’s Room. Cracked Conch offers

Wherever you end up at this stunning

Caribbean delights and international fare

ocean front spot, it will be difficult to tear

in an unparalleled setting. Signature conch

yourself away!

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Craft Food & Beverage Co.

Gourmet Gastropub

Marquee Place 430 West Bay Road

(across from The Marriott Hotel) S MB MAP PA G E 10

x 37

Phone: 640 0004 Email: info@craftcayman.com www.craftcayman.com Hours:

Monday–Thursday 11.30am–12am Friday 11.30am–1am Saturday–Sunday 10.30am–12am

Highlights:

Free Wi-Fi, Full Service Bar Air Conditioned Indoor Outdoor Patio Dining Daily Happy Hour Specials Family Friendly, Children’s Menu & Portions Over 90 Types of Beer Available Award Winning Cocktail Menu Private Parties Take-Out and Catering Services Available Located Directly Across From The Marriott

Poutine Mondays Wild Game Menu Tuesdays Melting Pot Fondue Wednesdays Raw Bar Thursdays Brunch Saturdays & Sundays Social Hour Mon–Fri 4pm–6pm

Sample Menu Selections APPETIZERS Local Ceviche $13 Local catch, orange, bell peppers, cilantro, red onion, ginger, lemon and lime juice Beer Battered Cheese Curds $9 Spicy ranch dipping sauce Charcuterie $19 Selection of meats and cheeses, apple compote, cranberries, crostini Chicken Wings Sous vide chicken wings, honey and garlic sauce, ranch dip

Chorizo & Brussel Sprouts $10 Roasted brussel sprouts, chorizo, sweet chili vinaigrette, lime cream sandwiches Grilled Chicken Club $14 CRAFT cured and smoked beef brisket, yellow mustard, grilled sourdough Falafel Pita $12 Tzatziki, pickles, shredded lettuce, diced tomato, pickled red onion

Cheesesteak $16 Shaved short rib, mushrooms, bell peppers, onion, provolone cheese, baguette

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Grilled Scottish Salmon $24 Duck fat roasted fingerling potatoes, green beans, cherry tomatoes, lemon sauce Bacon Meatloaf $19 Whiskey BBQ glaze, wilted kale, garlic confit mash, gravy

$10

CRAFT Burger $17 Dry aged beef, CRAFT bacon, melted brie, pickled red onion, crisp greens, brioche bun

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craft signatures Korean Short Rib $28 Ginger soy marinated, sautéed vegetables, white rice

Pub Style Chicken Curry $16 White rice and/or fries (vegetarian option also available) Fish & Chips Beer battered cod, spicy tartar, lemon

$16

Honey Glazed Pork Belly $16 Roasted fingerlings potatoes, garlic, parsnips, carrots salads Walnut & Apple $12 Golden delicious apples, celery, cranberries, crisp greens, blue cheese, apple cider vinaigrette Beet & Goat's Cheese $12 Spinach, roasted balsamic beets, goat’s cheese, oregano dressing Avocado & Quinoa $11 Avocado, red onion, quinoa, tomato, spinach, citrus dressing


Craft Food & Beverage Co.

Located in the heart of the Seven Mile

signature Craft Burger is a half pound

selection of cheese and chocolate fondues

Beach corridor, Craft Food & Beverage

dry-aged beef patty with CRAFT bacon,

and specials on wine; while Thursday is

Company is Cayman's premier 'gastropub'.

melted brie and pickled red onions piled

all about seafood with Raw Bar night,

Craft's

evolving,

high on a warm brioche bun; try it with

showcasing fresh shucked oysters and

emphasising unique twists on classic dishes

menu

is

constantly

the truffle fries or poutine and their

seafood dishes from around the world.

while their drink list boasts Cayman's largest

delicious house-made ketchup!

selection of local and international craft

On Tuesdays Craft hosts a Wild Game

Just remember, no trip to Craft Food & Beverage Co. would be complete without

beers, including 16 on tap, which change as

night which features dishes made from

their famous Chocolate Brownie with

frequently as the menu.

rabbit, wild boar, venison, kangaroo and

Bacon Caramel Sauce... it's absolutely

more. Wednesday is Fondue night, with a

amazing!

Their award-winning cocktail menu features made over classics. Designed to be a social hangout, Craft holds its Social Hour Monday to Friday from 4pm-6pm where friends gather to wind down the day or wind up the night with craft beer, boutique wine or one of their house-made cocktails. Must-have dishes include the jumbo Perogie with Craft bacon, caramelised onions and sour cream, the Beer Battered Cheese Curds (which are incredibly addictive!) and the Nacho Chips & Dip, layered in a cast iron skillet and served with fresh corn tortillas chips. Their

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Duke's Seafood & Rib Shack

Casual Seafood & BBQ

Trafalgar Square Opposite Public Beach on SMB S MB MAP PA G E 10

3

x

Phone: 640 0000 Email: info@dukescayman.com www.dukescayman.com Sample Menu Selections

Hours:

Monday–Sunday: 11.30am–11pm

Highlights:

Sunset Happy Hour, Full Service Bar Family Friendly, Children’s Menu & Portions Take-Out and Catering Services Available TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Huffington Post Voted Top 10 Restaurants Free Wi-Fi, Private Parties Outdoor Patio Dining & AC Dining Room Group Reservations Suggested For Delivery Call 623 3463

Tuesdays, Fridays, Sundays: All-You-Can-Eat Caribbean BBQ from 6pm Saturdays: All-You-Can-Eat Seafood BBQ from 6pm Home of Cayman's Best Hurricane

GET STARTED ½lb Peel N' Eat Shrimp $12.95 A Duke's classic! Seasoned and ready to peel, served with house-made cocktail sauce Crabby Fries $6.95 Our hand cut fries topped with warm crab and spinach dip $10.95

Cajun Clubhouse Salad $13.25 Blackened or BBQ chicken, house-made bacon bits, tomato, shredded cheese, ranch dressing and crisp greens

Crab & Spinach Dip $9.95 Creamy and loaded with crab, served with peasant bread

FROM THE SEA Garlic Butter Baked Caribbean Lobster $MP Lobster tail with red skin potatoes, corn, sautéed vegetables, lemon and melted butter

Baby Back Riblets BBQ glazed

Conch Fritters Served with house-made tartar sauce

$9.75

Maui Ribs $11.25 ½lb crosscut beef ribs marinated in a brown sugar ginger sauce with coleslaw Coconut Shrimp $11.95 Hand breaded butterfly shrimp, served golden brown with mango sweet chili dipping sauce

Duke’s Seafood Jambalaya $14.25 Shrimp, crawfish, calamari, sausage, beef, bacon, pepper, onion, celery and tomato ‒ spicy!

$5.75

Duke's Chicken Bites $8.99 Served with passion-coconut scotch bonnet dipping sauce

LAND BBQ Glazed Spare Ribs $17.95 Fall off the bone goodness with corn on the cob, hand cut fries and coleslaw

ON THE BUN Rambo's Spicy Jerk Burger $13.75 House-made all-beef patty with Rambo's spicy jerk sauce topped with sautéed onion, lettuce, tomato, pickle, mayo on a toasted roll Duke's Spicy Fish Tacos $11.95 Grilled mahi, lettuce, diced tomato, coleslaw, scallion and avocado

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Blackened Mahi Fillet $17.95 Served with potato salad, coleslaw and corn on the cob

Cornmeal Crusted Catfish $14.95 From Duke's days in the bayou! Served with hand cut fries, coleslaw and house-made tartar sauce

Mac N' Cheese Holy cheesus! Add lobster meat for $6

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GO GREEN Hawaiian Salad $15.95 Leaf lettuce, orange segments, peppers, grilled pineapple tossed in orange honey vinaigrette, topped with blackened mahi mahi

Cajun Chicken Pasta $13.95 Linguine tossed in a light cream sauce with bell peppers and blackened chicken breast Dukes Surf n' Turf $34.95 10oz NY steak, a Caribbean lobster tail and a shrimp skewer served with mashed potatoes, sautéed vegetables, corn and lemon butter

Crab Cake Hoagie 11.95 Two crab cakes, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and house-made tartar sauce on a toasted roll

Duke’s Steampots Caribbean $29.95 Lobster tail, mussels and shrimp in a lemongrass coconut milk broth

Pulled Pork Sandwich $11.95 Served with house-made coleslaw, BBQ sauce and pickles on a toasted roll

Classic $24.95 Crab, shrimp, mussels and smoked sausage in a white wine garlic and herb broth


Duke's Seafood & Rib Shack

Located along Seven Mile Beach, just

Back Ribs or Beef Short Ribs will leave

Duke’s is about celebrating the good

past The Westin Resort, Duke’s Seafood

you wanting more. The Maui Ribs have

times in Grand Cayman. Come in for a

and Rib Shack has become a favourite

quickly become a signature of Duke’s;

Beergarita, a Duke’s Signature Lemonade

spot amongst locals and tourists. Guests

marinated for 72 hours and grilled to

or enjoy the coldest draft beers from the

at Duke’s love it for its family friendly,

order, you’ll be licking your plate clean!

laid back atmosphere. Whether coming

When you think of Duke’s, think of

Island's local award winning brewery, Cayman Islands Brewery.

in for an ice-cold beer and some conch

BBQ. Duke’s serves up Cayman’s finest

Join them today for lunch, dinner,

fritters or their amazing “All-You-Can-

“All You Can Eat BBQ”. Selections of

drinks or just a snack and enjoy everything

Eat Caribbean or Seafood BBQ”, there is

ribs, BBQ and jerk chicken, steak, rice

they have to offer. Duke’s is a great spot

something for everyone at Duke’s.

and beans, numerous salads and other

for the entire family or a group of friends.

sides that are so good they'll have you

Good times await!

You will be greeted by friendly staff, making sure that you have an amazing

coming back again and again.

experience as soon as you step into the air conditioned dining room or onto the comfortable patio. The food at Duke’s celebrates the finest in Southern Cuisine with many Caribbean influences. Come and enjoy their classic “Steampots”, generous Surf n’ Turf or Crab Cakes. Duke’s sources local, fresh seafood that is prepared to melt in your mouth. If you’re more of a land lover, the Certified Angus Beef steaks are cut in house and the Baby F o r P r o m o t i o n s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Kaibo

Contemporary Caribbean

585 Water Cay Road Rum Point E D MAP PAGE 14

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KAIBO

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Phone: 947 9975 Email: thebeach@kaibo.ky www.kaibo.ky Hours:

Beach Restaurant Hours: Daily 11am–late Beach Espresso Hours: Daily from 7am–4pm Upstairs Hours: Wednesday–Sunday 5.30pm–late

Highlights:

Ocean Front Dining Spectacular Wedding Venue Kaibo Catering for Dinner Parties at Home Favourite Destination for Local Water Taxis

Beach Restaurant:

Wood-Fired Brick Pizza Oven Children’s Menu, Dog Biscuits and Bowls Live Music / Band / BBQ (Tuesdays) Full Moon Oceanfront Dining

Espresso:

Organic Fair-Trade Artisan Coffee Freshly Baked Breakfast Menu

Upstairs:

Fine Dining On Sea View Terrace Cayman’s Most Extensive Rare Rum Bar Craft Cocktails, Gourmet Bar Snacks

Sample Menu Selections BEACH restaurant MENU Wood Fired Flat-Bread Pizza $12-$14 Cayman Conch Fritters Jalapeño mayonnaise and pickles

$10

Ceviche of Mahi Mahi With coconut, cilantro and corn chips

$12

Ahi Poke Raw tuna, green onion, sesame, soy and macadamia nuts

$12

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APPETIZERS Rare Roasted Wahoo With shaved fennel, toasted chia seeds, pomelo and grapefruit dressing Crab Salad With watermelon, pickled cucumber, mint and yogurt Whipped Goat's Cheese Ruby beetroots, walnut biscuit and balsamic dressing

Caesar Salad $13 Romaine lettuce, parmesan croutons, anchovy and homemade Caesar dressing Quinoa $14 Tomatoes, avocado, local salad leaves and lemon dressing $16

Pulled Jerked Pork With Caribbean Slaw $15

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$9.50

Smoked Tartare of Wahoo With avocado and green onions

Kaibo Cheese & Bacon Burger

upstairs at kaibo menu Two Courses Three Courses

Artichokes With creamed white beans, asiago and truffle dressing ENTREES Baked Grouper With a shrimp and coconut crust, sea lettuce and lemongrass cream Roast Chicken Local callaloo, caper jam, lemon and tarragon quinoa

Soft Shell Crab Burger With jalapeño mayo

$17

Crispy Coconut Fried Fish Curry With rice and beans

$18

Grilled Fish of the Day With a side of your choice

$18

Pumpkin Gnocchi Callaloo, buttermilk curd, pumpkin seeds, raisins

Fish & Chips With mushy peas and tartare sauce

$17

DESSERTS Valrona Dark Chocolate Tart

Roast Angus Tenderloin With Cayman style beef croquette, local pumpkin purée and smoked barbecue sauce

S'mores Pizza

$5

Muscovado Custard

Cayman Sea Salted Caramel Cheesecake

$5

Banana Soufflé


Kaibo

Nestled on a palm fringed beachfront, in

Californian cool, and a generous dose of

bar is worth it for any occasion. Disappear

secluded Rum Point on the North Side of the

Caribbean beach chic – you’re in for an

into an oversized couch, order a “Smoking

Island, Kaibo boasts two luxe restaurants,

aesthetic treat at this Cayman beachfront

Gun” cocktail, and inhale an enigmatic fog

with a stunning menu and pretension-free

restaurant with outdoor grill and wood-

from your personal rum bottle. You can

service. You’ll enjoy the scenic drive to

fired pizza oven. Casual fine dining is

also try their Tasting Menu and pair it with

this romantic tropical playground, where

the style; locally sourced ingredients,

fine wine and Rare Rums.

you’ll also find a gourmet coffeehouse and

simple preparation, amazing flavours.

Espresso Coffeehouse

comprehensive marina. Jump on the ferry

The creative menu of affordable plates

Kaibo Espresso serves gourmet coffee and

for the quickest way to reach this gorgeous

is a comforting crowd pleaser. Look out

breakfast from sunrise, and is a short walk

beach, and escape to Kaibo for a carefree

for Barefoot Beach BBQ , every Tuesday,

from Starfish Point if you fancy a spot of

Robinson Crusoe getaway.

featuring live music, limbo, and local

snorkelling.

Kaibo ‒ Cayman's Paradise

dishes from the BBQ buffet. The monthly

Events

Destination

Luna Del Mar full moon dinner party

The Kaibo events team can organise

If the sum of Kaibo’s parts are great -

serves up a 3-course sharing feast, with

private parties, destination weddings, and private in-villa catering.

plantation house, remote beach, stylish

live DJ and sky lanterns.

décor, beach games, gourmet coffeehouse,

Upstairs at Kaibo

honesty library, free WiFi, gifts, watersports,

Upstairs is a regal and refined restaurant,

Rum Bar, two destination restaurants - then

where grand plantation house design

the whole of those parts is even greater.

meets its match in the kitchen. Awarded on

Unique and authentic, this is Cayman’s

TripAdvisor, the restaurant chefs cook up a storm, whilst diners enjoy the spectacular sea view, making for the perfect island

Kaibo Beach Restaurant

waterfront dining experience. Post-meal

Part thatched tiki bar, part breezy

indulgence at Cayman’s most extensive rum F o r R e s e r v a t i o n s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

Photos by Rob Barton

favourite playground, with a breathtaking sea view.

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Lone Star Bar & Grill

Texas BBQ

688 West Bay Road Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PAG E 10

x 19

Phone: 945 5175 Email: info@lonestarcayman.com www.lonestarcayman.com Hours:

Monday–Thursday 11.30am–1am Friday 11.30am–2am Saturday–Sunday 11am–12am

Highlights:

Free Wi-Fi Service Bar Air Conditioned Indoors Outdoor Patio Dining Family Friendly, Children’s Menu & Portions Daily Happy Hour Specials Nightly Entertainment 30 Big Screen TVs for your Favourite Sports Take-Out and Catering Services Available Private Parties For Delivery Call 623 3463

50¢ Wings Night Mon Family Fun Trivia Night Tues 8pm Live Music Jam Night Wed 9pm Rock N’ Roll Bingo Thurs 8pm Late Night Happy Hour Fri 11pm-2am NFL Beer Bucket Specials

Sample Menu Selections appetizers Chicken Wings 6 pcs $8.99/12 pics $15.99 Pick your sauce: buffalo, Texas BBQ, chipotle BBQ, mustard BBQ, sweet chili, jalapeño, teriyaki, jalapeño honey garlic, scotch bonnet. Served with blue cheese. Team (30 pieces) platter $39.99 Jalapeño Grasshoppers $7.99 Grilled jalapeños stuffed with double cheese, potato and wrapped in hickory smoked bacon Big Bang Nachos $13.99 Double layered and stacked with Cheddar jack, black olives, scallions and pickled jalapeños and onions. Topped with sour cream, salsa and guacamole Texas Fries $7.99 French fries, cheddar jack, beef gravy, pickled jalapeños, diced tomatoes and scallions topped with smoked sour cream. Add grilled chicken, ground beef, pulled pork or ranch-style Texas chili for $3.99 Taco Salad $13.99 Warm chili in a tortilla bowl with crisp greens, cheddar jack, jalapeños, black olives, sour cream and honey lime dressing California Cobb $12.99 Mixed greens, grilled chicken, hickory smoked bacon, avocado, egg, red onion and cranberries in house-made ranch Burgers Lone Star Classic $9.99 ½lb beef patty w/ lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion Philly Buster $12.99 ½lb beef patty with grilled jalapeños, caramelised onions, chili queso, chipotle aioli, lettuce, tomato and pickles Frontier Veggie Burger $11.99 Grilled veggie patty garnished with black bean and corn salsa, avocado, lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion and mayo Sandwiches Texas BLT $8.99 Lone Star bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo, all on Texas toast

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BBQ Pulled Pork $11.99 Smoked pulled pork with house-made BBQ sauce, topped with coleslaw and pickles Smoked Brisket $12.99 Hand-cut, smothered in BBQ sauce and topped with frizzled onions Cabo Chicken Wrap $11.99 Grilled chicken, hickory smoked bacon, pepper jack cheese, chili lime mayo, guacamole, lettuce and tomato Texas Cheesesteak $13.99 Lightly smoked chuck eye steak, thinly sliced with sautéed onion and cheese sauce BBQ & More + Sides Baby Back Ribs ½ rack $20.99/full rack $29.99 Choice of sauce: Texas BBQ, chipotle BBQ, mustard BBQ, jalapeño honey garlic Smoked Beef Brisket $16.99 Hand-cut beef brisket with house-made BBQ sauce BBQ Pulled Pork $15.99 Smoked pulled pork with house-made BBQ sauce ½ BBQ Chicken $14.99 Grilled chicken breast and thigh with BBQ sauce Pan Seared Mahi Mahi $17.99 Mexican rice, sautéed vegetables, mango salsa Over the Border Tacos Firecraker Shrimp

$13.99

Sizzlin’ Fajitas Sautéed vegetables and all the fixings Chicken Steak

$15.99 $17.99 $20.99

Rachero Enchiladas $11.99 Stuffed corn tortillas: black beans, sautéed onions and Mexican rice topped with chili sauce and melted cheddar jack. Served with salsa and sour cream. Add ranch-style Texas chili $3.99

Jack Daniel's Bar UFC & Sports Events


Lone Star Bar & Grill

Established in 1985, Lone Star Bar &

Cayman what you’ve got! Thursday

patio or cool off in their air conditioned

Grill has been a landmark on the SMB

is bingo night; not the old B-12, but

dining room. Either way, the experienced,

corridor for over 30 years. It has a long-

their Rock N' Roll Bingo – they take the

friendly staff is there to exceed your dining

standing reputation as a popular drinking

numbers off the card and replace them

expectations.

spot to refresh after work, or play, and is

with bands and artists. It’s a popular event

Lone Star Bar and Grill – a Cayman

also one of Cayman’s biggest sports bars.

so arrive early to get a good seat. Friday

landmark that is about great food, great

With 30 TV screens, there isn’t a bad seat

evening happy hour runs from 5pm to

drinks, great people and great times!

in the house for watching all your favourite

7pm featuring drink specials on beer and

teams from the NFL, NHL, NBA, NCAA,

Appleton, including Heineken buckets

UFC and more. With that many TVs

along with a dinner special of sizzling

you’re not likely to miss any of the action

steaks. If you miss it, then pop in later for

and the staff are always more than willing

"Late Night Happy Hour" from 11pm until

to fulfil your requests, be it about sports, food or drink.

2am. When it comes to food, Lone Star’s

Along with its popularity as a sports

Tex-Mex cuisine takes a back seat to no

mecca in Grand Cayman, there is always

one. Great selections are prepared in a

a reason to check out Lone Star: Monday

variety of ways from their Certified Angus

is the Island’s popular 50¢ Wing Night.

Beef Smoked Brisket to their lighter salads.

On Tuesday nights you can test your

Tacos, fajitas, house smoked ribs… their

inner Einstein with their popular Trivia

award winning smoked meats will have

Night which starts at 8pm. Wednesday’s

you coming back for more! This value-

is Jam Night which carries on a Cayman

driven menu is diverse and will appeal to

tradition; come and listen to their great

all appetites large or small.

host musicians or get up there and show

Come spend the evening on their huge F o r F u l l M e n u s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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LUCA

Italian & Seafood

Caribbean Club 871 West Bay Road S MB MAP PA G E 10

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Phone: 623 4550 Email: luca@luca.ky www.luca.ky Hours:

Lunch: Monday–Saturday 11.30am–2.30pm Dinner: Nightly 5.30pm–10.30pm Sunday Brunch: 11.30am–2.30pm

Highlights:

Award Winning Wine List Catering Available Take-Out Available Reservations Recommended Complimentary Valet Parking (Dinner Only) Air Conditioned Credit Cards Accepted Beach & Ocean Front Setting Full Service Bar Ideal For Weddings Sister Restaurant to Ragazzi

Sample Menu Selections Appetizers Herb Crusted Jumbo Scallops $16 Celery root purée, warm cherry tomato salad with capers, olives and oregano

PASTa (made fresh in-house) Spaghetti alle Vongole $26 Little neck clams, garlic, diced tomato, parsley, white wine sauce

Tuna Taco Truffled local yellowfin tun tartare, avocado, wakame, togarashi aïoli

$15

Linguine with Lobster, Scallops, Mussels $29 Clams and crispy octopus in a light cherry tomato sauce

Beef Carpaccio Arugula, truffle espuma, shaved parmesan, roasted artichokes

$14

Pappardelle $25 With braised beef short rib and porcini ragoût

Vitello Tonnato $14 Thinly sliced veal carpaccio, creamy tuna sauce, crispy capers Antipasto Misto $16 Selection of imported cold cuts, chicken liver terrine, roasted artichokes, tapenades, olives and capers Pan Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras $21 Raspberry balsamic purée, butter brioche toaste, figs, port wine reduction, maldon salt

SUNDAY BRUNCH All-you-can-eat buffet plus bottomless prosecco for $65 plus grats

Getting Married at LUCA

Pumpkin Ravioli $23 Drawn thyme butter, sun-dried tomatoes and shaved Parmigiano Reggiano SEAFOOD Pan Seared Local Yellowfin Tuna $33 Sicilian sauce, sautéed garlic chili broccolini Branzino al Sale $36 Fresh whole Mediterranean striped bass baked in salt crust, grilled vegetables, chardonnay and caper sauce

Herb Crusted Mahi Mahi $30 English Stilton & Anjou Pears Napoleon $13 Served on risotto, grilled asparagus, breaded Reggiano chips, aged balsamic vinegar local organic egg yolk, baked tomatoes SALAD meat Mixed Salad $10 Duck Breast Tagliata $38 Mixed greens, cucumber, cherry tomato, Crispy Duck Leg Confit, porcini truffle risotto, garbanzo beans, celery, black olives, honey port wine jus mustard dressing Herb Marinated Lamb Rack & Lamb Shank $39 Spinach Salad $10 In crosta, roasted root vegetables, garlic mashed Tomato, grapefruit, avocado, parmesan, crispy potatoes, rosemary jus prosciutto, flax seeds, raisins, citrus vinaigrette 8oz Beef Filet Mignon $43 Arugula & Beet Salad $10 Green peppercorn demi-glace, roasted beets, Hazelnut crusted goat's cheese, orange steamed kale, scalloped potatoes segments, raspberry vinaigrette

Roman Kleinrath was born in a small town in Austria where he apprenticed as a chef. He later became a full-time chef when he moved to Vienna, working in some of the finest restaurants in the Fully catered weddings from the ceremony on the beach to the ocean view condo upstairs and everything in between.

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stunning city. He later moved to Cayman, working at Ragazzi for six years, then moving to Australia for a stint before returning to LUCA Roman Kleinrath

as head chef. Roman brings a fresh, inventive style to LUCA, using local produce and seafood he catches himself on his days off!


LUCA

LUCA, on Seven Mile Beach, has

sophistication. The team’s attention

uninterrupted views of the beach and the

to detail is apparent everywhere, from

Caribbean Sea – the location is unrivalled.

the marble floors to the Venetian hand-

LUCA is the brainchild of the highly

blown glass lights. Five Italian craftsmen

successful team that brought us Ragazzi –

were brought in from Europe and spent

one of the Island’s busiest and most popular

six weeks installing the wood panelling

eateries. Andi Marcher and Paolo Polloni,

and other finishing touches, including the

owners and business partners, describe the

leather upholstered banquettes. LUCA’s

exquisite menu as “Italian-based, fused with

fabulous glass-encased wine cellars, hold

international flavours”. It has been given a

several thousand bottles, representing a

modern, inventive spin by their new creative

choice of over 1,100 different varieties

chef, Roman Kleinrath from Austria,

and in 2018 was once again awarded the

formerly a chef at Ragazzi. The results are

'Best of Award of Excellence' by Wine

amazing. Everything is made fresh daily in

Spectator. They now also have a full time

LUCA’s kitchen, from breads to pastas to

Sommelier on staff should you need advice

desserts. Roman sources the freshest locally

on which wine to choose from.

grown produce possible. He even catches the

The restaurant is managed by the very

fish for his delicate seafood dishes on his days

capable and delightful Luigi Aiello from

off! So, freshness of product and simplicity of

Italy. His attention to detail is meticulous

presentation sums up the dining experience

and he will provide warming wraps on chilly

at LUCA. The daily specials and a six-course

nights, reading glasses to those who have

tasting menu (on request) also highlights the

left theirs at home and recommendations

team’s on-going creativity.

on food if you need direction. You are sure

Sleek and stylish, LUCA oozes smart

to have an exceptional meal at LUCA! F o r R e v i e w s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Mizu Asian Bistro & Bar

Asian Bistro & Bar

The Crescent at Camana Bay Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PAG E 10

26x

Phone: 640 0001 Email: info@mizucayman.com www.mizucayman.com Sample Menu Selections

Hours:

Monday–Sunday 11.30am–11pm

Highlights:

Extensive Wine and Cocktail List Oceanside Dining, Full Service Bar Largest Dim Sum Brunch On-Island Extensive Saké List Air Conditioned Indoor Dining Take-Out and Catering Services Available Family Friendly, Children’s Menu & Portions Huffington Post Voted Top 10 Restaurants Award Winning Dining Room Sushi Bar, Private Parties Located in Camana Bay Free Wi-Fi For Delivery Call 623 3463

Oceanside Teppanyaki Table Sunday Dim Sum Brunch Cocktail Lounge Oceanside Dining Sushi Bar

Starters San Choi Bau $7 Lettuce cups filled with coconut chicken, spiced cashews, lime leaf and chili paste Thai Style Calamari $10 Salt and pepper dusted, flash fried with lime and drizzled with nahm jim dressing Crispy Spring Rolls Stuffed with vegetables and rice noodles, served with sweet chili dipping sauce

$7

Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls $10 Poached prawns, spicy mayo, sesame glass noodles, lettuce, cucumber, mango, carrots, cilantro, served with sweet chili sauce Tuna Tartare $13 Topped with scallion and nori, with wonton chips Asian Classics Singapore Fried Noodles Lightly curried noodles with char siu pork, shrimp, bell peppers and cabbage

$16

Pad Thai $14 Stir-fried noodles with mild spices, marinated tofu, egg, toasted peanuts and scallions Shoyu Ramen $15 Ramen noodles in chicken broth topped with chicken, bok choy, soft egg, scallion and nori Massaman Lamb Curry $19 Southern Thai curry with cardamom, coriander, daikon, cumin, coconut milk Mongolian Beef $20 Braised beef with broccoli, scallions, red pepper and sesame seeds

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Szechuan Prawns $18 Prawns, wok-fried in black bean garlic sauce, topped with scallions Nasi Goreng $16 Indonesian fried rice with chicken, tiger prawns, fried egg, garlic and chilies Mizu Signatures Lobster Red Curry $33 Spicy red curry, peppers, onions, cherry tomatoes, eggplant, topped with fresh cilantro Beef Tenderloin $35 Pork, fried rice, sautéed vegetables with ginger soy demi-glace Japanese Spiced Tuna $26 Spicy cucumber salad, sweet soy reduction Sushi, Sashimi and Maki Sashimi Platter - chef’s sashimi selection $19.50 Rainbow $9 California roll wrapped in tuna, salmon, avocado Philly Roll $8 Smoked salmon, cucumber and cream cheese Shitake $7 Marinated black mushroom Yakuza $13 Shrimp tempura, tobiko, cream cheese, fresh salmon, tuna, snapper, scallions and spicy sauce dim sum Siomai - steamed dumplings $10 Vegetable Siomai - steamed dumplings $10 Siopai - sticky buns $12 Dim Sum Tower $25

Oceanside Teppanyaki Table 5-Course Menu Available


Mizu Asian Bistro & Bar

Mizu Asian Bistro & Bar, located along the

For the thrill seekers, Mizu offers an outdoor

waterfront Crescent in Camana Bay, has one

Teppanyaki grill where a five-course meal is

of the most unique and stunning dining rooms

prepared with flare by expert chefs right in

in Grand Cayman. The courteous, efficient

front of your eyes. Choose from fresh fish, meat

staff provide first-rate service to complement

and seafood to customise your meal and let the

their amazing food and the beautiful setting,

chef take you away on a culinary adventure.

whether inside in the dining room or on their

Reservations are always recommended as there

waterfront patio.

is limited seating.

Atmospheric and stylish, prepare to be

One of the best aspects of Asian cuisine is

blown away by the elegant restaurant designed

the sharing nature of the food. A perfect way

by award winning designer Kinney Chan from

to enjoy it is Mizu’s Sunday dim sum brunch.

Hong Kong. The menu at Mizu offers dishes

A selection from their menu, as well as an

that have been inspired by the chef ’s travels

extended variety of house-made dim sum is on

through Thailand, Cambodia and Hong

offer including appetizers, rice bowls, noodle

Kong, to name a few. Fabulous dishes showcase

dishes and fresh sushi. The brunch is à la carte

what Asian cuisine has to offer from the tender

and is served from 11.30am-2.30pm. Drinks

Mongolian Beef, Nasi Goreng to delicious

including red, white and sparkling wine, beer,

curries and authentic house-made dim sum.

saké and spirits are all complimentary.

You can also find something at their sushi

Mizu's waterfront seating is a popular and

bar. Only using the freshest ingredients, their

lively place to dine with unobstructed views

team of highly skilled sushi chefs prepare

of Camana Bay, the fountain and marina,

the Island’s most innovative rolls, as well as

along with a gentle breeze from the North

traditional sushi items to please all palates.

Sound. All this creates the perfect setting for a great evening. F o r P r o m o t i o n s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Morgan's

Seafood

Cayman Islands Yacht Club Governor's Creek, SMB S MB MAP PA G E 10

2x

Phone: 946 7049 Email: morgansharbour@gmail.com www.morganscayman.com Sample Menu Selections

Hours:

Monday–Sunday: 11am–12am

Highlights:

Extensive Outdoor Dining Area Panoramic Ocean Views Ocean-To-Table Cuisine Daily Fresh Caught Local Fish Extensive Wine List Full Service Bar Coffee Bar Private Functions and Weddings Reservations Requested Private Boat Dock Take-Out Menu

APPETIZERS Home Made Chicken Liver Pâté $12 Ceviche $14 Simply Smoked Salmon $14 sandwiches Morgan's BLT

$14

$14

Morgan's Club Everything you can imagine and an egg

$16

Tomato & Mozzarella Local, organic tomatoes, fresh basil

10oz Morgan's Classic Burger With wasabi cucumbers and miso soy dip

$11

Black Pudding $14 Served with poached egg and grainy mustard

Morgan's Famous 10oz Jerk Burger With caramelised onions and melted brie

$15

lunch favourites Blackened Shrimp Skewer $19 Coconut sauce, basmati rice and vegetables Seafood Crêpes $24 Shrimp, scallops and fish in a light creamy white wine sauce

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Stilton Pâté On baby greens $14

Veggie Sandwich $15 Fresh grilled local veggies, mozzarella and orange marmalade mayo

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dinner appetizers Escargot $14 In a herb garlic butter

10oz Rib Eye With herb roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables and gravy

$26

Thai Green Seafood Curry With basmati rice

$24

Chicken Schnitzel With Austrian potato salad

$22

dinner favourites Chicken Schnitzel With Austrian potato salad

$26

Fresh Mixed Seafood Risotto Served with house-made tartar sauce

$36

Blackened Shrimp Skewer With mushroom risotto

$32

Seafood Pasta In white wine garlic sauce

$32

Mediterranean Lamb Served with Greek Salad

$42

Farm Raised Pork Medallions With celeriac purée and grilled vegetables

$32

14oz Rib Eye With herb roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables and gravy

$34

Fresh Catch of the Day $MP Caught daily by our very own fisherman! With a selection of sides and sauces


Morgan's

Morgan's is an elegant waterfront

Schnitzel. Paired with a fantastic wine from

restaurant in the newly redeveloped

their extensive wine cellar, these dishes will

Cayman Islands Yacht Club. They spoil

not disappoint. Or simply sip on a cocktail

diners with their popular ocean-to-table

at sunset, while you mingle with friends

seafood menu, and whether dining inside

on their comfortable outdoor patio. Their

or outdoors, the panoramic views of

mixologist uses fresh local ingredients in

Governor's Creek are never obscured.

their cocktails. Try Morgan's Fizz with

This stylish restaurant is light, airy and casually elegant with a towering ceiling

vodka, cointreau, fresh juices and mint. Dining at Morgan’s is an exceptional way

and large French doors that open out to

to enjoy local food in a spectacular seaside

an extensive waterfront deck that is also

location. You may also cruise into Cayman's

perfect for star gazing at night...

well appointed Yacht Club by boat on

Husband and wife restaurateurs Richard

moonlit nights, docking right at Morgan's

and Jane insist on using fresh local fish,

private dock for a truly memorable dining

caught daily by their very own fisherman!

experience.

The

menu

includes

ocean-to-table

favourites such as local catch ceviche, tuna sashimi, local lobster and conch (when in season) and a savoury Seafood Pasta. There are many delectable choices for meat lovers, including the hearty 10oz Jerk Burger served with melted brie and caramelised onion, the delicate Jerk Duck Breast and the Chef ’s famous Chicken F o r R e s e r v a t i o n s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Pani Indian Kitchen

Traditional Indian

Camana Bay, Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PA G E 10

27x

Phone: 640 0007 Email: info@panicayman.com www.panicayman.com Sample Menu Selections

Hours:

Open Daily: 11.30am–10.30pm Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 11.30am–2.30pm

Highlights: Traditional Indian Cuisine Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten and Dairy-free Dishes Authentic Tandoor Ovens Air Conditioned Indoors Patio Dining on the Waterfront Saturday and Sunday Buffet Brunch Catering Available Signature Cocktails Kids' Menu For Delivery Call 623 3463

appetizers Hara Bhara Kebab Pan-fried spinach, potato, green peas

$7

Vegetable Samosa $7 Crispy fried dumplings stuffed with potato, peas, ginger, tamarind chutney Jhinga Kali Mirch $12 Marinated prawns, curry leaves, black pepper, cilantro Paneer Kathi Roll Cottage cheese, sweet peppers, onion in roti

Onion Bhaji $14 Deep fried onion fritters with garlic mint raita

Mains Dal Malai Kofta Black lentils, onions, tomato, ginger, chilies

$16

Kadi Paneer $15 Cottage cheese, onion, tomato, sweet peppers Chicken Tikka Masala Tandoor chicken in creamy tomato gravy

$17

$9

Rogan Josh $22 Braised lamb shanks in cardamom, clove, bay leaf and kasmiri red chilies

Murgh Seekh Kebab $10 Skewered minced chicken, roasted with onion, cumin, chilies

Tawa Macchi $23 Pan-fried semolina coated snapper, red chilies, local curry leaves with dal

Ajwaini Macchi Tikka Yoghurt and ajwaini marinated mahi mahi

Pork Vindaloo Pork with red chilies, star anise, cinnamon

Makkai Aur Plak Ki Seekh Skewered corn, spinach, chilies, cilantro

$12

$19

Gosht Seekh Kebab $14 Skewered minced lamb, roasted with onions, cumin, chilies

Beef Short Rib $25 Braised in chilies, garam masala with jeera rice bhuna gravy

chaat - indian street food Aloo Papdi Chaat $8 Fried papdi, onion, tomato, chickpeas, chutney

Tandoori Chicken $16 Chili yoghurt marinated half chicken, mint yoghurt

Bhel Puri $8 Mixture of puffed rice, sev, tomato, potato, onion, sweet, sour and spicy chutneys Naan Fresh from the tandoor Butter Naan $4 Pashawari Naan $5 Raisins, nuts, paneer, potatoes and coconut Kulcha $4.50 Onions, potato and panner

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dosa - indian crepes Served with tomato, coconut chutney & sambar Masala Dosa $11 Stuffed with spiced potato and onions Pani Dosa $9 Thin golden crispy rice and lentil crêpe

$9

from the tandoor Served with fresh mint chutney Sufiyana Paneer Tikka $9 Cottage cheese, sweet peppers, fennel, housemade yoghurt

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shorba - indian soups Mulligatawny Soup $6 Creamy lentil soup with rice and coconut milk Tomatar Dhaniya Shorba $5 Tomato and cilantro broth with cumin

Madras Beef Curry $16 Certified Angus Beef and potato in spicy masala paste, local curry leaves sides Sides are gluten-free Channa Masala Chickpeas in onion and tomato gravy Aloo Gobi Cauliflower florets, potatoes with cumin Yellow Dal Tadka Yellow lentils, onion, tomato, garlic

$7 $8 $7


Pani Indian Kitchen

Pani Indian Kitchen, located on the

Mandala, custom wood furniture, textured

Malabar Shrimp Curry, Paneer Butter

Crescent in Camana Bay, has quickly

fabrics and original artwork will spark your

Masala and the wickedly famous Rogan

become one of Cayman’s most popular

imagination. But it’s the unmistakable

Josh, along with the “modern” classics

choices for authentic Indian cuisine.

fragrance of traditional Indian cooking that

made famous in the UK, such as Chicken

will capture your attention and entice your

Tikka Masala.

The talented team of chefs, hailing from the many regions across India, have

Whether you’re an adventurous foodie,

taste buds.

made every effort to ensure the freshest

Looking towards the open view kitchen,

a mainstream eater or a health-conscious

ingredients are included in every dish.

you’ll notice the two gleaming brass tandoor

diner, you will have no trouble navigating

Traditional cooking methods are also used

ovens – the true work horses at Pani! Baking

the many choices at Pani, guided by the

to capture the classic flavours of the cuisine

at temperatures of approximately 900

knowledgeable and friendly staff.

that promises to take diners on a culinary

degrees Fahrenheit, they sear in the full

journey along the spice route.

flavours of every dish while maintaining

At Pani, your journey will begin even

tenderness. Pani’s copper tandoors are

before you enter the restaurant! Classic

exclusively used to bake the savoury

Indian music greets guests on the outdoor

selection of naan breads.

patio that overlooks the harbour, setting the

Open for lunch at 11.30am daily, you can

tone for what’s to follow. Bright jewel-toned

order classics such as handmade Samosas,

pillows add comfort to the custom teak furniture, welcoming diners to relax and enjoy the many offerings of this popular and atmospheric eatery. Upon entering Pani Indian Kitchen, you’ll find a place where a wonderful custom wall mural, a massive hand painted floor F o r F u l l M e n u s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Ragazzi

Italian & Seafood

Buckingham Square, West Bay Road S MB MAP PA G E 10

17x

Phone: 945 3484 Email: ragazzi@ragazzi.ky www.ragazzi.ky Sample Menu Selections

Hours:

Daily 11.30am–11pm Including Sunday Lunch

Highlights:

Award Winning Wine List Catering Available Wood Burning Pizza Oven Children's Portions Reservations Recommended For Delivery Call 949 DINE (3463) Sister Restaurant to LUCA

appetizers Lobster Quesadillas $14.95 With pico de gallo sauce, sour cream and guacamole

meat 8oz Fillet of Beef $42.95 Served with parmesan and truffle risotto, green asparagus, roasted shallot and port glaze sauce

Beef Carpaccio $12.95 Thinly sliced beef, fried capers, fresh arugula and mustard horseradish dressing

Scaloppine Limone $25.95 Sautéed veal scaloppine, lemon, white wine, capers, buttered linguine and mixed vegetables

Caprese $11.95 Fresh mozzarella, vine ripened tomatoes, basil, olive oil and balsamic vinegar

seafood $39.95 Zuppa di Pesce Lobster, jumbo shrimp, scallops, mussels and snapper steamed in a tomato-basil broth

Fritto Misto $11.95 Shrimp, scallops and calamari with marinara sauce and tartar sauce salad Organic Quinoa Salad $9.50 Baby heirloom tomato, onion, tricolor bell pepper, black olives, avocado and chickpeas, with fresh oregano scented olive oil Seafood Salad $13.95 Lobster, shrimps, scallops, mussels and calamari marinated in olive oil, lemon and garlic pasta Shellfish Linguine $26.95 Lobster, shrimp, scallops, mussels, olive oil, diced tomato, garlic and basil Lobster & Shrimp Ravioli Homemade ravioli with lobster bisque

$28.95 Yellow Fin Tuna Sesame crusted, served with arugula, baby heirloom tomato, with light pink sauce Local Red Snapper $26.95 With garlic roasted fingerling potatoes, local bok choy, white wine butter and shrimp sauce pizza Pizzas are the traditional Italian thin-crusted variety, made in an authentic wood-burning brick oven, all with the basic toppings of fresh mozzarella and tomato sauce. Gluten and wheat free crust is available for an additional $2. $16.95 California Grilled chicken breast, artichokes, spinach roasted garlic and smoked provolone cheese

$26.95

Pesto Fettuccine $17.95 Grilled chicken, sun-dried tomato and basil pesto Tagliatelle $17.95 Sautéed with fresh mushroom, creamy beef ragout, topped with shaved pecorino cheese

Vegetarian $14.95 Roasted peppers, artichokes, eggplant, corn, zucchini and garlic dessert Homemade Profiteroles Tiramisu Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding Hot Apple Strudel Sweet Duo (Gluten-Free)

$7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50

Luca Cocchieri, originally from “Popozze” in North Italy has a long history with Ragazzi; his tenure began in 2002. After working there for a few years, he left Grand Cayman to broaden his horizons in restaurants from Switzerland to Miami. Returning to the Island in 2012, Chef Luca brings with him exceptional international Luca Cocchieri

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experience that has influenced his culinary style, which is modern with a “passion for tradition that never fades”.


Ragazzi

Ragazzi (meaning ‘good buddies’ in

The service is warm and efficient and

Italian) is owned and run by good friends

because of their convenient opening

Paolo Polloni and Andi Marcher. For

hours – 11.30am to 11pm, seven days

years they worked in Europe and then

a week, including Sunday lunch – you

Cayman, building up their ideas and

can drop in and eat no matter what time

doing their research, always knowing

you are hungry. Anyone eating alone can

that their dream would be to open an

feel more than relaxed and comfortable

exceptionally good Italian restaurant; a

enjoying an appetizer or late night snack

place where customers want to return

at the bar.

again and again. In the summer of 1999

Ragazzi is very popular for parties,

their dream became a reality and Ragazzi

whether small or large, especially for

Ristorante and Pizzeria was opened.

birthdays and Christmas parties. They

With its vibrant colours, authentic

have five different menus to choose from for

wood burning pizza oven and central

banquet parties and they are well known on

location, it has become a meeting point

the Island for their excellent catering.

for family, friends and repeat customers

The place has a fun atmosphere, is quite

many times over. Ask a local and they will

loud when full, which it invariably is, and

say the food at Ragazzi is exceptional and

is considered reasonably priced. Every

consistently good. The wine list has won

day they have wonderful and tempting

the Wine Spectator Award for Excellence

specials – two appetizers, four main

for the last eleven years, then in 2010

courses, one pizza and one pasta. You are

won the rare accolade of Best of Award

sure to enjoy it. You could also check out

of Excellence, something that will not go

their sister restaurant LUCA, which can be

unnoticed by Ragazzi's wine aficionados.

found in the Caribbean Club. F o r R e v i e w s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Ristorante Pappagallo

Italian/Caribbean

Barkers, West Bay WB MA P PAGE 12

11x

Phone: 949 1119 Email: info@pappagallo.ky www.pappagallo.ky Sample Menu Selections

Hours:

Open Daily: 6pm–10.30pm

Highlights:

Water View Full Service Bar Award Winning Wine List Catering Available Children's Menu & Portions Air Conditioned Credit Cards Accepted Reservations Recommended

insalate Spinach Salad $9.50 Hearts of palm, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, craisins, roasted pumpkin, spicy walnuts, walnut vinaigrette Arugula Salad $8.75 Arugula, quinoa, candied tomato, lime-honey dressing (add cherry mozzarella $2.50) spEcialita di pesce Calamari $11 Fried zucchini, pickled scotch bonnet tartar sauce Ceviche or Tartare of the day

$MP

Scallops $18 Topinambur and licorice purée, fresh artichoke salad delicatezze Burrata Cheese $14.50 Port wine, honey-vinegar marinated radicchio, orange segments, parmesan chips Carpaccio Cipriani $14.75 Local raw beef tenderloin, rucola, capers, organic parmesan, original Cipriani dressing Foie Gras $26 4oz pan seared, celery-fennel-apple compote, toasted pecan, port and grape sauce, spiced pan briôche risotti e pasta Limoncello Tagliatelle $27 Limoncello flavoured pasta, shrimps, scallops, clams, mussels, calamari, garlic, red grape tomatoes Alex Menegon

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Lobster Ravioli $32 Fresh ravioli filled with minced lobster, creamy lobster bisque

Chef Sam

Pumpkin & Amaretto Ravioli $23 Butter, parmesan shavings, roasted almonds, fresh sage gel Maltagliati $26 Homemade maltagliati, slow braised beef short rib, red wine sauce, forest mushrooms, parmesan cheese sapore Di Mare Queen Red Snapper $28.50 Pan seared, broccolini, roasted butternut squash, zucchini, dry vermouth sauce Black Grouper Mediterraneo $33 Red grape tomatoes, black olives, capers, garlic, basil, pine nuts, eggplant caponata, parsley oil la fattoria Ossobuco Milanese $38 Slow braised veal ossobuco over saffron risotto topped with gremolada Lamb $39.50 12oz-14oz rack of New Zealand lamb, eggplant caviar, candied tomato, grilled baby leeks, port wine sauce certified Angus beef CAB Short Rib 72 Hour Slow Braised $29.50 Baby bok choy, mashed potatoes, Chianti wine sauce, crispy onions CAB Beef Tenderloin $MP 8oz grilled, carrot purée, shiitake mushrooms SIDES $MP Truffle Mac & Cheese/ Mushroom and Onions/ Roasted Cauliflower/ Sweet Potato Fries They also offer a seasonable selection of vegan and vegetarian dishes and an assortment of house-made desserts.


Ristorante Pappagallo

Ristorante Pappagallo is one of the Island’s

Mile Beach to the heart of West Bay, are

best dining venues, renowned for its menu’s

unparalleled. It's exquisite setting on the

variety and culinary flair. Dine indoors or

edge of a natural lagoon in a bird sanctuary

outside in an unusually beautiful setting by a

is unique to Cayman and your welcome

natural lagoon.

greeting from Bogey, the African Grey Parrot,

Surrounded by dense vegetation and the

(and his friends!) will be one to remember - all

rural sights and sounds of the Caribbean

these factors combine to make Pappagallo a

countryside, Ristorante Pappagallo looks and

consistently top rated experience.

feels like an upscale tropical outpost from

Like many an Italian restaurant, there’s

an earlier era, its sturdy wooden structure

a strong sense of family associated with

supporting two huge thatch roofs and large

Ristorante Pappagallo. Many of the loyal

beautifully woven fans. Arriving after dark,

and experienced staff have served at the

you’ll see the restaurant's lights reflecting in

restaurant for years and their new head

the lagoon teeming with silvery tarpon and

chef, Alex Menegon, brings his fresh and

emanating a warm golden glow.

innovative approach to each dish. Succulent

Foodies might disagree on which is the

seafood, regional Italian dishes, fresh pasta

very best restaurant in Grand Cayman, but

and handcrafted desserts feature prominently

Ristorante Pappagallo is always sky high on

in their seasonally updated menu. Paired with

everyone's list. Aside from the spectacular

the award winning wine list featuring over

food, the restaurant exudes a welcoming

300 wines, aficionados from around the world

ambience and the sights and sounds you’ll

and locals in the know return to Ristorante

enjoy on your ten minute drive from Seven

Pappagallo, year after year.

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Saltwater Grill

Casual Contemporary

Galleria Plaza, West Bay Road Seven Mile Beach SMB MAP PAG E 10

x 20

Phone: 640 0010 Email: info@saltwatercayman.com www.saltwatercayman.com Sample Menu Selections

Hours:

Monday–Sunday 11.30am–12am Lunch: 11.30am–4pm Dinner: 4pm–10pm Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 11am–3pm Happy Hour: 4pm–6.30pm, 10pm–12am

Highlights:

Extensive Wine and Cocktail List Full Service Bar Daily Happy Hour Covered Alfresco Dining Air Conditioned Indoor Dining Take-Out and Catering Services Available Family Friendly Restaurant Kids' Menu Available Saturday & Sunday A La Carte Breakfast and Lunch Lunch and Dinner Monday-Sunday Extensive Parking Free Wi-Fi All Major Credit Cards Accepted

Breakfast Caribbean Florentine $14 English muffin, sautéed callaloo, poached eggs, lemon hollandaise Salmon and Waffles $14 Chive and dill infused buttermilk waffle, grilled salmon, dill hollandaise "SWG" Classic $10 Two eggs your way, bacon, creamy mushrooms, roast potatoes, French loaf Undone Quiche $13 Gravlax scrambled eggs, asparagus, mixed green salad

Lobster Roll New England style, buttered roll

$17

Land and Sea Beef Short Rib $26 Creamy polenta, roasted mushrooms, blistered tomato, natural jus Piri Piri Chicken $23 Roasted corn and asparagus sautéed, thyme, zucchini Snapper $23 Basmati rice, bok choy, sautéed corn, edamame, peppers, green curry sauce, escovitch

APPETIZERS & Salads Curried Corn Chowder Roasted corn and madras curry

The Saltwater Grill $45 Lobster tail, shrimp, mussels, scallops, calamari, tomato saffron broth, grilled bread

$8

$11

Giant Prawns $29 Grilled prawns, crispy potato, green beans, piri piri sauce

Braised Lamb Bites $12 Creamy polenta, cumin infused tomato sauce

Seared Scallops $28 Diver scallops, sautéed callaloo and asparagus, polenta, blistered tomato, grilled lemon buerre blanc

Coconut Steamed PEI Mussels Caribbean style steamed mussels, scotch bonnet butter, escovitch

$16

Tuna Salad $15 Seared rare tuna, crisp greens, edamame, charred corn, wakame, Asian dressing Cayman Mahi Salad $14 Grilled mahi, mixed greens, mango, fennel, pineapple salsa, house vinaigrette Sandwiches SWG Burger $17 6oz beef burger, 4oz oxtail, brie, pancetta, lettuce, tomato, house pickle, aïoli Pork Belly Bahn Mi $14 Asian spiced pork belly, house pickle, carrot, onion, radish, cilantro, spicy aïoli

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$13

Nutella French Toast $13 Egg battered and Nutella stuffed, banana rum sauce

Scallop Ceviche Thinly sliced diver scallops, mango and avocado, red peppers, olive oil, lime zest

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Argentinian Steak Flank steak, charred tomato and onion, chimichurri

Pasta Seafood Pappardelle $22 Lobster, shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels, tomato, light cream sauce Oxtail Farfalle $20 Stewed oxtail, peas, tomato, natural brown sauce Mushroom Stuffed Ravioli $23 Zucchini, cherry tomato, callaloo, basil butter sauce Desserts $8 Cinnamon Pecan Bread Pudding Key Lime Pie SWG Doughnuts Death by Chocolate Salted Caramel Banoffee Pie


Saltwater Grill

Conveniently located on the popular

Rib or the Oxtail Farfalle.

a selection of sweet and savoury staples,

West Bay Road, Saltwater Grill is a casual,

Their inviting and stylishly decorated

including a Caribbean Florentine Egg

family friendly restaurant specialising in

bar area offers a multitude of liquors, and

Benedict and Nutella French Toast, as

fresh, grilled seafood. Patrons can enjoy

is the perfect spot for pre or post dinner

well as select breakfast cocktails.

their meal inside the air conditioned

cocktails. Don't miss their twice-daily

designer dining room, surrounded by

happy hours (4pm-6.30pm and 10pm-

and delicious dishes, Saltwater Grill is a

floor-to-ceiling windows, abstract lighting

12am) for great drink and food specials—

great place to bring the whole family.

and local contemporary art, or embrace

all appetizers are half-price during the

alfresco dining in the intimate open-air

4pm-6.30pm happy hour!

garden patio. Must-have

True dishes

include

to

Cayman

culture,

With affordable prices, friendly service,

every

their

Saturday and Sunday Saltwater Grill

namesake, the Saltwater Grill, featuring

hosts a popular à la carte brunch

a mouthwatering array of shellfish in

featuring delicious brunch classics and

a savoury tomato saffron broth; the

great cocktails!

Cayman mahi over a bed of coconut

Saturday and Sunday from 11am

rice, and drizzled with grilled pineapple

they serve an à la carte breakfast, with

mango salsa, and the Coconut Steamed PEI Mussels, cooked Caribbean style with scotch bonnet butter and escovitch vegetables. While seafood is their specialty — Saltwater Grill is also notable for their house-made pasta and great selection of steak and chicken dishes. Good Taste recommends the succulent Beef Short F o r R e s e r v a t i o n s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Thai Orchid

Authentic Thai Cuisine

Queens Court Plaza West Bay Road Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PAG E 10

43x

Phone: 949 7955 Email: info@thaiorchid.ky www.thaiorchid.ky Hours:

Monday–Sunday 11.30am–10pm Saturday & Sunday Buffet 11.30am–3pm

Highlights:

Authentic Thai Chefs Thai & Sushi Menu Vegetarian Menu Saturday & Sunday Lunch Buffet Full Service Bar Take-Out Available Air Conditioned Credit Cards Accepted

Sample Menu Selections SOUPS Tom Yum Goong Shrimp and straw mushrooms in a spicy lemongrass broth

$8

Tom Kha Gai $6.50 Sliced chicken in a coconut milk broth, flavoured with galanga and lime juice APPETIZERS Thai Spring Rolls $6.50 Crispy dough stuffed with marinated chicken, bean thread noodles, sliced cabbage and carrot

Panang Curry $18.95 Panang curry with coconut milk, bell peppers, cabbage, sweet basil leaves with a choice of chicken, pork or beef Seafood Kaeng Goong $25.95 Prawns with snow peas, Thai basil in coconut milk and red chili sauce

Mango Salad $9.95 Sliced mango, shallots, onion, stripped carrot, marinated shrimps tossed spiced lime dressing

Thai Curry Prawn $25.95 Prawns with bamboo shoots in coconut milk and a green curry sauce

noodles Phad Thai $19.95 Thai rice noodle dish with shrimp, egg, bean curd, sliced cabbage, scallions and ground peanuts

Lobster Thai Style $32.95 Grilled lobster tail with a seafood combination of shrimp, scallops and calamari in a red curry sauce Phad Khing - Red Snapper $32.95 Stir-fried pineapple with sliced fresh ginger, onions and scallions in an oyster sauce

Phad Mee $19.95 Stir-fried egg noodles and mixed vegetables with a choice of chicken, pork or beef

Sushi Salmon Yome $8.95 Vinegared rice rolled with salmon and topped with salmon roe

Phad Si-ew $20.95 Rice noodles stir-fried with broccoli in a thick soy sauce with a choice of chicken, pork or beef

California Maki Shrimp, crab, asparagus and shrimp roe

EntrEe Phad Prik $18.95 Stir-fried sliced meat with onions, scallions and bell peppers in a mildly spicy sauce with a choice of chicken, pork or beef Phad Prik Pa Gai $20.95 Stir-fried chicken with lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, shallots and basil in a spicy herb sauce Ped Phad Khing $24.95 Boneless crispy duck, stir-fried with ginger and mixed vegetables

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Thai Curry $18.95 Sliced beef or chicken with bamboo shoots in coconut, green curry paste

Thai Satey $8.50 Chargrilled marinated beef or chicken skewers served with peanut sauce and a cucumber salad

Phad Woonsen $20.95 Stir-fried bean thread noodles with chicken, shrimp, egg and mixed vegetables

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Basil Duck $24.95 Baked boneless Long Island Duck, sautéed with fresh basil and bell peppers in-house chili sauce

$9.95

Soft Shell Crab & Mango $14.95 Soft shell crab, mango, cucumber, topped with avocado, served with a spicy sauce Last Samurai $14.95 Salmon, avocado, cucumber, asparagus, Japanese pickled radish, cheddar cheese, deep fried Maki Sushi Moriawase $14.95 Combination of vinegared rice rolled with dried seaweed Three Musketeers $10.95 Shrimp, crabstick, asparagus, shrimp roe, sesame, green tea


Thai Orchid

delighting

prepared by two skilled sushi chefs, who have

residents and visitors for over 20 years with

Thai

Orchid

has

been

over 50 years of experience between them.

their authentic Thai food. This local gem,

Menu selections include nigiri, maki and

situated on Seven Mile Beach, is a family run

sashimi rolls that are so tasty even the most

restaurant with talented Thai chef, Suladda,

avid sushi fans will be impressed.

at the helm. Having worked with some of the

For vegetarians and pescatarians there

best chefs around the world, Suladda brings

is a fantastic fish and meat-free menu with

a passion for food, presentation and all things

wonderful soups, salads, phad thais and

gourmet to this wonderful restaurant.

curries. And, for those with a sweet tooth,

Thai Orchid has a unique digital menu which enables you to peruse dishes such as

there is a mouthwatering dessert menu to satisfy any craving!

soups, curries, noodles and monthly specials.

To accompany your meal there is an

All menu items are created by Thai chefs

impressive wine selection from local wine

using traditional recipes and methods to

suppliers. Wines are selected to perfectly

create dishes brimming with flavour.

complement the delicate spices of Thai and

Thai Orchid has a long tradition of sourcing

Japanese dishes.

local ingredients, whether it is fish from local

As well as being a talented chef, Suladda

fishermen, fresh produce from Cayman’s

is an accomplished artist and diners will

Farmers Markets, or growing much of their

notice her signature design style throughout

fruits and spices organically themselves – all

the restaurant. The uniquely painted walls,

of which adds to the intensity of flavour and

original art pieces and Thai themed sculptures

integrity of the dishes you’ll enjoy.

all blend together to create an intimate

For lovers of Japanese food, Thai Orchid has an extensive wild caught sushi menu

dining experience that complements the food remarkably well. F o r F u l l M e n u s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Veranda

Beach Fish Grill

Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort 389 West Bay Road Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PA G E 10

38

Phone: 949 0088 www.marriottgrandcaymanbeachhouse.com/food-and-drinks/veranda Hours:

Lunch: Monday–Sunday 11am–2.30pm Dinner: 5.30pm–10.30pm

Highlights:

Located right on Seven Mile Beach Stunning Sea Views Fresh Fish Daily All-You-Can-Eat Lobster on Wednesdays Argentinean Night Every Friday Weekly Live Music Kids Club Vintage Inspired Décor Reservations Strongly Advised Reservations via OpenTable Paper Straws Used Weekly Events at Veranda Wednesday: Lobster Fête (6pm–10pm) with live music Fridays: Argentinean Steak “Asado” Night (6pm–10pm) with live music Complimentary Kids Club 6pm-10pm on Wednesdays and Fridays for families attending the Lobster Fête or Asado Sundays: Simply Fish evening (6pm–10pm) showcases a special selection of freshly caught fish from the local market

Sample Menu Selections SHAREABLES Local Crab Cakes Chili lime sauce

$19

Octopus Patacones Plantain, chimichurri

$16

Pan Seared Scallops $21 Mint, green pea, sun-dried tomato tapenade Mussels Local beer, parsley, garlic bread

$15

Callaloo Pakora Fritters Cucumber yoghurt dip

$12

Flat Bread $12 Hummus, pumpkin, spinach, kalamata olives, cherry tomato feta cheese

Grilled Grouper Peperonata, bok choy

$34

Seared Snapper $31 Gremolata, baby potatoes, shitake mushroom, white beans, winter beans Main course - land 18oz Rib Eye Steak $47 Chimichurri butter, black truffle mashed potato Surf & Turf Filet mignon 8oz, scallops, mashed potato, leeks, beef jus, salsa verde

$45

Beef Short Rib - 12 Hours Braised Quinoa cake, carrots confit

$38

PAELLAS Seafood $31 Shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari

salads Charred Corn & Feta Salad $14 Watermelon, arugula and watercress, radish, red onion, sun-dried tomato dressing

Traditional Chicken, chorizo, winter beans, artichoke

Roasted Pumpkin & Beets Salad $14 Spinach, caramelised walnuts, goat's cheese, Nueske bacon, balsamic vinaigrette

Veggies $23 Asparagus, shitake mushroom, roasted fennel, peppers, artichoke, kalamata olives, chermoula

Main course - sea Seafood Bouillabaisse Prawns, mussels, clams, scallops, lobster, sweet potato, fennel, corn bread

DESSERTS Mousse au Chocolat Ecuadorian chocolate, hazelnut praline

$34

$28

$11

Grilled Mahi Mahi Coconut sauce, zucchini squash

$30

Piña Colada Popsicle $11 Mango-pineapple chutney, cookie crumble

House-made Shrimp Tagliatelle Local tomato, garlic, white wine, arugula

$29

Banana-Dulce de Leche Cheesecake Alfajor cookie, almond praline

$12

Executive Chef Steve Griffon grew up in a small coastal village near Nantes, France. His parents are farmers and his mother always cooked using produce from their farm, including many types of vegetables, poultry and eggs. Steve’s passion for cooking is rooted in his childhood when he would make desserts with his mother, using only fresh products from their farm. He also loves fishing, a hobby that Steve Griffon

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Veranda

Part of the ultimate Caribbean dining

Other signature dishes include the Surf &

their Friday Argentinean Steak 'Asado' Night.

experience is enjoying a candle-lit dinner on

Turf, Seafood Paella and the incredible Banana

Guests will enjoy watching the Argentinean

the beach as the sun goes down; the ambience is

Dulce de Leche Cheesecake.

tradition of cooking with fire and a delicious

priceless. Luckily at Veranda guests get to enjoy

One of the best nights to visit Veranda is on

BBQ feast, innovative bourbon cocktails and

this beautiful oceanfront restaurant experience

Wednesday for their Lobster Fête which offers

more live music – all while overlooking the

every night. The sound of crashing waves in

the option of all-you-can-eat or ordering à la

Caribbean Sea.

the distance, the feel of the soft warm breeze,

carte. Choose from delicious dishes such as the

Sunday night is their Simply Fish evening

the perfect view of the sparkling turquoise

Lobster and Avocado Salad, Lobster Bisque

which showcases a special selection of freshly

ocean as the sun sets on the horizon while the

and Caribbean Grilled Lobster. They are also

caught fish from the local market.

wide-open sky reveals picture-perfect pastels

proud to offer live music every Wednesday

On Wednesday and Friday evenings parents

painted across the sky as dusk sets in.

from well known acoustic duo Hi-Tide who

are invited to bring their kids along to the free

perform classic covers and original Island-

Kids Club where children can play games, do

inspired music.

crafts and watch a movie while parents enjoy a

The restaurant offers a truly unique setting along Seven Mile Beach, where you can enjoy an amazing culinary experience with direct

Other popular nights at Veranda include

peaceful and romantic night out!

views of the gorgeous Caribbean Sea from your table. With their vintage-inspired décor and an air of bohemian chic – there is really no place like it in Cayman. In addition to the view, locals and international visitors flock to Veranda for its fantastic culinary experience. With popular dishes such as the Seafood Bouillabaisse and Seared Snapper – they live up to their reputation of offering fresh fish, simply done. F o r R e v i e w s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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The Waterfront Urban Diner

Urban Diner

The Crescent at Camana Bay Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PAG E 10

xx 23

Phone: 640 0002 info@waterfrontcayman.com www.waterfrontcayman.com

Hours:

Breakfast: Monday–Friday 8am–11am Saturday–Sunday 8am–12pm Lunch/Dinner: Monday–Friday 11am–10pm Saturday–Sunday 12pm–10pm

Highlights:

Best On-Island Breakfast Family Friendly, Children’s Menu & Portions Huffington Post Voted Top 10 Restaurants Award Winning Dining Room Free Wi-Fi, Private Parties Located in Camana Bay Air Conditioned Indoor Dining Take-Out and Catering Services Available For Delivery Call 623 3463

All Day Breakfast Family Friendly Oceanside Dining

Sample Menu Selections BREAKFAST Waterfront Fry-Up $13.50 Two eggs any style, back bacon, sausage, baked beans, grilled tomato, sautéed mushrooms, breakfast potatoes and toast Cinnamon Bun French Toast $10 Waterfront’s cinnamon bun, sliced, soaked in egg batter, topped with syrup and cream cheese icing

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Bacon & Blue $14 Grilled beef patty with double smoked bacon, blue cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayo

Chipotle Cheesesteak $15 Grilled and thinly sliced CAB steak topped Croissandwich $10 with melted provolone, sautéed onions and Grilled ham, fried eggs and Swiss cheese on a mushrooms, chipotle mayo with fries toasted croissant with breakfast potatoes Souvlaki Pita $14 California Breakfast Tacos $12 Marinated and grilled chicken in a pita with Two flour tortillas, scrambled eggs, avocado, lettuce, tomato, red onion and tzatziki aged cheddar, tomato with green salsa Mains LUNCH & DINNER - starters Fish Tacos $13 Poutine $8 Seared cod, escovitch, lettuce and house slaw House-cut fries, cheese curds, gravy, scallions with green salad Cheesy Garlic Knots $8 Truffle Mac n' Cheese $15 Twisted with roasted garlic and melted Three cheese mixed with bacon and truffle oil, mozzarella, served with spicy marinara sauce bread crumb and provolone crust served with garlic knots Calamari $10 Semolina dusted, served with coleslaw and Cayman Mahi $22 tzatziki Pan-seared with mango salsa and Cayman sauce, coconut rice, sautéed bok choy Salads Maple Salmon $15 Steak Frites $21 Maple glazed topped with pumpkin seeds, mixed Grilled and sliced 6oz CAB steak, herb butter, greens, tomato, cucumber and dried cranberries fries and sauce au poivre Chicken Avo $14 Grilled chicken breast served on mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, red onion and sliced avocado in a mint vinaigrette

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Burgers & Sandwiches Mac Attack $13 Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onion on a sesame bun

Chicken Teriyaki Bowl $16 Broccoli, carrots and onions with teriyaki sauce, served over white rice


The Waterfront Urban Diner

The Waterfront Urban Diner, located

a delicious steak selection. To round out

along the waterfront Crescent in Camana

the menu there is an assortment of pastas,

Bay, has become a staple for locals and

curries and great seafood options.

tourists alike. Guests can enjoy the

Always a family friendly environment,

extensive menu while dining in the casual,

they are located next to the fountain at

yet modern, dining room or relaxing in

Camana Bay, a popular place for children

the breeze on the bayside patio. If you

to enjoy the Caribbean weather with a

are an early bird, the friendly staff will

splash in the water. The Waterfront has

be serving their full breakfast menu every

one of the most varied kids' menu on the

morning from 8am. Try one of their

Island, so there is sure to be something

unique breakfast options like the Huevos

for even the pickiest little eater. It is also

Benedicto, the Island French Toast,

the perfect place to take a break during a

dipped in coconut milk and topped with

day of shopping while at Camana Bay or

toasted coconut, or the Cinnamon Bun

simply to unwind by the waterfront.

French Toast, the latter is so popular and

With plenty of parking available, The

famous; it is a must try for diners! They

Waterfront also makes a great take away

take a colossal cinnamon bun, soak it in

option for those times when you just

egg, griddle it to perfection and top it with

feel like dining at home. If you are boat

cream cheese icing.

enthusiast you can dock your boat in front

For lunch or dinner you can select from

of the restaurant and come and relax after

an array of salads, fresh sandwiches and

a day at sea. The skilled chefs are always

great mains. For the health conscious, try

happy to prepare your fresh catch.

one of the many salads or light mains. They even have dry aged burgers and

Anytime of day you choose to stop, you will enjoy The Waterfront Urban Diner! F o r P r o m o t i o n s V i s i t : w w w. C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Aroma

Global Cuisine

The Paseo, Camana Bay S MB MAP PA G E 10

30x

Phone: 743 1012 Email: info@aroma.ky www.aroma.ky Hours:

Monday–Saturday 8am–9pm Sunday 8am–3pm Open on Bank Holidays Breakfast served 8am–11.30am

Aroma is a trendy and friendly neighbourhood gem, fit for foodies, where the menu is

Highlights:

creative and everything is made fresh from scratch. This chic and cosy bistro serves breakfast,

Full Bar & Wine List Catering Available Complimentary Juice with Breakfast Complimentary Caybrew with Dinner Indoor or Outdoor Dining Paper Straws Used

lunch and dinner daily. “Aroma After Dark” offers handcrafted signature cocktails, ice-cold draught beers, great wines and freshly squeezed juices, while the in-house bakery and pastry shop specialises in artisan breads, designer cakes, sweet and savoury treats and gourmet coffees by Illy. Relax in air conditioned comfort or dine alfresco on Camana Bay’s vibrant Paseo; the ideal spot for people watching. They can also cater to events of all sizes.

Sample Menu Selections Starters Ceviche $8.95 Marinated in fresh orange, ginger, cilantro, peppers Shrimp & Fish Cake $8.95 Pan fried and served with baby greens, mango habanero dressing Bacon Wrapped Tiger Shrimp Pancetta risotto, lemon emulsion Cauliflower Manchurian Batter fried cauliflower, Asian sauce Soups & Salads Soup of the Day Southwest Salad Town Centre Caesar

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$10.95

$8.95

$6.95 $7.95 $7.95

green salad, candied walnuts and pecans, red berry dressing Fresh pasta Bistro Fettuccine $16.95 Parmesan cream sauce, julienne of grilled chicken, sweet peas, roasted pine nut, truffle oil Pasta Camana $14.95 Fettuccine tossed in extra virgin olive oil, freshly shaved parmesan, roasted garlic, pine nuts, fresh spinach leaves and shitake mushrooms Jerk Seafood Pasta $21.95 Fettuccine pasta and tossed in jerk sauce with freshly shaved parmesan, sweet peas, tomatoes, spinach, salmon and shrimp

French Onion Soup $7.95 Caramelised onions with CAYBREW® ale, Swiss cheese croutons

FISH & SEAFOOD Blackened Mahi Mahi $19.95 Fresh vegetables of the day, paella risotto, citrus emulsion

Cayman Conch Chowder $7.95 White conch meat, carpaccio of scotch bonnet pepper

Snapper Filet & Grilled Shrimp $21.95 Buttered pasta, pearl vegetables, crispy beetroot, curried beurre blanc

Warm Goat's Cheese Salad $9.95 Rolled in crispy phyllo, spinach and organic

Yucca Wrapped Salmon $20.95 With fresh vegetables, herbed tomatoes, Yukon

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gold mash, passion fruit emulsion Meat & poultry ½ Chicken Rotisserie $19.95 With gratin dauphinois, sautéed vegetables, and a house apple and mango sauce Strip Loin Steak $25.95 Grilled 12oz, side house salad, gratin dauphinoise, bordelaise or green peppercorn sauce 16oz Grilled Center Cut Pork Chops $18.95 With sautéed prosciutto and creamy brussel sprouts, golden mashed potatoes, herb demi-glace Asian corner Teriyaki Fish Stir Fry $16.95 Wok sautéed crispy vegetables, served on a bed of house-made noodles Malaysian Curry Basmati rice, house-made pineapple mango chutney, raita, fried onions and roasted almonds (Chicken $17.95/Shrimp $21.95/ Lamb $20.95/ Mixed vegetables $15.95) Daily Specials Ask your server about their daily specials


Coastal Cuisine

Beach House

Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, SMB S M B M A P PA G E 10

4x

Phone: 945 3800 ext 6017 www.westingrandcayman.com Hours:

Open Daily 6pm–10.30pm

Highlights:

Enchanting Caymanian sunsets over Seven Mile Beach provide a memorable backdrop to the creative coastal cuisine at the award wining Beach House. A fusion of Caribbean, Mediterranean and the Southern Asia influences have been brought together in a celebration of flavour to be paired with distinctive wines from around the world. Create

Beautiful Sunset Views Indoor, Outdoor and Beach Seating Menu by Award Winning Chef Sandy Tuason Signature Cocktails Five Course Tasting Menu Available Nightly Tapas Available at the Beach Terrace Outstanding Wine List Major Credit Cards Accepted Paper Straws Used Reservations Recommended

a lasting memory with the intimate “Toes in the Sand” private oceanside dinner or enjoy their popular Sunday Brunch. Sample Menu Selections SMALL PLATES Cayman Farmer's Market Greens $12 Island chips, shaved market vegetables, herbs, local tomatoes, goat's cheese, sherry vinaigrette East End Garden Kale Salad $10 Crisp prosciutto, parmesan, soft poached local farm egg, truffle dressing Octopus a la Plancha $14 Pickled chorizo, seasoning peppers, arugula, squid ink, mango Hibiscus Cured Wahoo $16 Soy panna cotta, avocado, friseeI pearl onions, garnished with crème fraîche Foie Gras Two Ways $24 Pan seared and foie gras pâté plum terrine, spiced brioche, candied pears /pistachio and raisin marmalade Slow Braised Pork Belly $14 Grapefruit salad, pickled vegetables, kimchee purée, caramel chili sauce Oyster & Lobster Chowder $19 Local seasoning peppers, coconut milk, bacon, grilled corn, potatoes

large plates Seared Yellowfin Tuna $34 Furikake crust, green beans, edamame and avocado salad, wasabi aïoli, ginger miso ice cream Tandoori Caribbean Snapper House-made paneer bhurji, mint chutney, kachumber salad, goan curry sauce

$32

Organic Farro Risotto $26 Island kale, local pumpkin, asparagus, parmesan, truffle essence, toasted pepitas Beach House Bouillabaisse $38 Island red snapper, scallops, prawns, mussels, clams, calamari, saffron potatoes, fennel, pernod, scotch bonnet rouille

Island Wahoo $32 Jerk marinated, sweet potato gnocchi, local garden greens, coconut broth

dESSERT Pumpkin Flan $10 Ginger ice cream, mango cream, apple slaw, almond tuile

Salt Crusted Whole Fish $MP Chimichurri, callaloo, local seasoning peppers, pumpkin purée, grilled lemon (allow 25 mins)

Hazelnut Espresso Crème Brûlée Fresh berries, Chantilly cream, chocolate pistachio biscotti

Butter Poached Lobster & Shrimp $42 Fresh tagliatelle pasta, clams, cherry tomatoes, chili flakes, arugula, shellfish broth

Flourless Warm Melting Chocolate Cake $12 Valrhona lava cake, vanilla ice cream, orange curd, ginger crumble

Certified Angus Beef Tenderloin $40 Truffled potato purée, asparagus, crisp shallots, pearl onions, cabernet jus. Add head-on prawns $6 or add foie gras $12

Strawberry Lemon Mousse $10 Vanilla crumble, lime cream and glaze, balsamic glazed strawberries, raspberry jam

Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb $38 Goat's cheese polenta cake, lavender honey glazed carrots, spinach, mint lamb jus

$10

Salted Caramel Chocolate Bar $12 Caramelised nuts, chocolate sand, dulce de leche mousse

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Burger Shack

Casual American

Marquee Plaza, SMB S MB MAP PAG E 10

35

xx

Phone: 949 BUNS (2867) www.burgershack.ky Hours:

Monday–Tuesday: 11am–12am Wednesday–Friday: 11am–4am Saturday: 11am–2am Sunday: 11am–2am

Highlights:

Burger Shack is Cayman’s favourite and busiest fast food destination. With three locations:

Order Online Free Delivery Service ($15 or more) Fresh, Never Frozen Certified Angus Beef Quick Take-Out Available & Late Night Service Vegetarian Options Häagen-Dazs Milkshakes Outdoor Seating Available New Mobile Food Truck (See Page 115)

Marquee Plaza, Country & Western, and a new truck, Burger Shack is perfect for lunch, dinner and those late night munchies. You can even order online at www.burgershack.ky and get your food delivered. The 100% Certified Angus Beef, handmade burgers are never frozen and are cooked fresh to order. Pair your Shack Burger with a Häagen-Dazs milkshake or an old fashioned root beer float. Other options include the Organic Veggie Burger. Ask about their catering services!

Sample Menu Selections burgers Custom built burgers are smashed fresh and served juicy. Burgers are cooked fresh to order with no shortcuts, no pre-cooking and no heat lamps. Shack Burger (Single) $7.50 All natural 100% Certified Angus Beef, handformed and never frozen Shack Burger (Double) $9.50 All natural 100% Certified Angus Beef, handformed and never frozen Organic Veggie Burger Organic quarter pound vegetarian pattie

$7.50

free toppings Choose as many as you'd like! Lettuce Tomato Onions Pickles Relish Jalapeños Grilled Mushrooms Ketchup Mustard BBQ Sauce Hot Sauce Jerk Mayo Garlic Aïoli

sandwiches Cock-A-Doodle $7.50 Flame-grilled chicken breast, marinated and seasoned to perfection

fancy toppings Aged Cheddar Applewood Smoked Bacon Avocado

Top Dog Snappy all-beef gourmet hot dog, split and griddled crisp

fries Freshly made and piled high with a choice of ketchup, jerk mayo or garlic aïoli

Cheese Toastie Grilled cheese toasted sandwich

$6

$3.50

beverages Häagen-Dazs Milkshakes and Malts $5.75 Made with real Häagen-Dazs ice cream handspun and extra thick. Choices include vanilla, chocolate, strawberry Retro Float $4.50 Root beer, coke, Häagen-Dazs ice cream Bottled Water $1.25 Sodas $1.50 Assorted Juices $2.50 Red Bull $2.50

FREE DELIVERY

12pm-10pm Everyday | Minimum order $15 $1 $1 $1

Regular $4 Large $4.50

Call 949 BUNS(2867) Order Online www.burgershack.ky

THREE LOCATIONS Marquee Plaza Tel: 949 2867 Country & Western Tel: 926 8782 Moving Truck - Various Locations

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Italian

Casanova

CA

VA

SANO

RESTAURANT

65 North Church Street Downtown on the Waterfront G T M A P PA G E 8

1x

Phone: 949 7633 Email: casanova@candw.ky www.casanova.ky Hours:

Monday–Saturday 11am–10pm Sunday 5pm–10pm

Highlights: Walk into Casanova Restaurant and you wander into an Italian piazza where the food delights your soul and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Tony Crescente, owner and true Italian, prides himself on offering the authentic taste of his enchanted homeland as he is devoted to using family recipes handed down through generations. Upon entering, the staff welcome you as though you are family. It is this incredibly rich feeling of tradition that has made Casanova a top restaurant in Cayman.

Full Service Bar Exceptional Wine List Live Musical Entertainment Authentic Brick Oven Pizza Private Room Available for Events Catering Available Outside Dining Available Kid Friendly, Children's Menu & Portions Reservations Requested

Sample Menu Selections APPETIZERS/ SOUPS/ SALADS Shrimp Cocktail $12.95 Eggplant Parmigiana

$9.95

Salmone Marinato al Basilico Marinated salmon

$9.95

Ceviche di Conch

PASTA & MAIN COURSES Spaghettini Zi Peppe Spaghetti and meatballs

$15.95

Tagliatelle ai Funghi Mushrooms with truffle sauce

$23.95

Lasagna Tipica

$17.95

$8.95

Daily Fresh Fish Ceviche

$14.95

Homemade Pasta All'Aragosta Penne with lobster

Carpaccio di Manzo Beef carpaccio

$10.95

Linguini Tutto Mare

Trifolata di Funghi e Gameretti Sautéed shrimp and mushrooms

$9.95

Aragosta Dello Chef Chef's lobster special

$7.95

Pescata del Giorno Today's fresh catch

$27.95

Conch Fritters

Pollo Alla Parmigiana

$18.95

Capesante Gratinate Scallops Saint Jacques

$11.95

$35

$24.95

$5.95

Insalata Fresca

$6.95

Caesar Salad

$7.95

Carré di Agnello Rack of lamb Filetto di Bell’Antonio Filet mignon

$9 $12 $13 $13 $14 $14 $14 $14 $15 $15 $16 $17 $18

MP

Veal Scallopini Papali Pasta e Fagioli Southern Italian bean soup

PIZZA Focaccina Margherita Pepperoni Chicken Alfredo Prosciutto e Funghi Vegetariana Havaiana Siciliana Quattro Stagioni Calzone Boscaiola Salsiccia Tricolore

$29.95 $34.95

desserts $6.95 Homemade Italian Tiramisu Casanova's Double Layer Chocolate Cake Crème Brûlée Sicilian Cannoli Classic Tortuga Rum Cake Sticky Toffee Pudding

Ask your server about the daily chef's specials. Casanova's is also willing to accommodate for any special dietary needs.

$34.95

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Chicken! Chicken!

Wood Roasted Chicken

West Shore Center West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PA G E 10

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Phone: 945 2290 Fax: 945 2291 www.chicken2.com Hours:

Daily 10am–10pm

Highlights:

Catering Take-Out Available Kid Friendly Air Conditioned Credit Cards Accepted Beer and Wine For Delivery Call 949 DINE (6463)

Made famous through a series of news articles and awards for their delicious, savoury, overwhelmingly mouthwatering “Caribbean Wood Roasted” chicken, this family restaurant started right here in Cayman! This is a simple, down home, Cayman original specialising in the perfect bird, offered with fresh vegetables, salads, homemade soups and Cayman style cornbread. With a great open hearth rotisserie, crackling wood fire, savoury aromas, vibrant colours and pleasant smiles – you can't help but linger and enjoy. Chicken! Chicken! features a great combination of hearty tastes, healthy cuisine and low prices.

Sample Menu Selections FAMILY FEASTS A Whole Wood Roasted Chicken!

$14.95

A Feast for Two to Four! $29.25 A whole wood roasted chicken with two large sides and four pieces of cornbread A Feast for Six or More! $52.75 Two whole wood roasted chickens with four large sides and six pieces of cornbread FRESH SALADS Caesar Salad Jerk Chicken Caesar Salad Spicy Pasta Salad The Best Chicken Salad: Half Pint Whole Pint

$7.75

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Lunch/Dinner Leg and Thigh Breast and Wing Half Chicken jerk chicken Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Delightfully Warm: Wild Rice Pilaf Garlic n’ Herb Potatoes Sweet Tarragon Carrots Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes Island Specialty of the Day

$10.95

$3.75 $7.25

$3.95 $5.25

$7.95/$9.95 $8.95/$10.95 $10.95/$12.95

$8.95/$10.95

FOR DESSERT Old Fashioned (Huge) Chocolate Chip Cookie

$10.95

SOUPS Quick Fix Special $10.95 Half pint soup, a side and Caribbean cornbread Chicken & Vegetable Soup Half Pint Whole Pint

ASIDES Refreshingly Chilled: Cayman Garden Salad Spicy Crisp Vegetables Spinach Pesto Pastaa New Potato Salad Jicama Coleslaw

Half Pint Whole Pint

$3.25 $5.75

Plenty Veggie Plate Three sides and Caribbean cornbread

$9.25

CARIBBEAN WOOD ROASTED CHICKEN All lunches and dinners include your choice of one or two great tasting sides and house-made Caribbean cornbread

Congo Squares Coconut-caramel “killer” brownies

$1.95

$2.95

TAKE-OUT AVAILABLE How about getting a take-out of fresh wood roasted chicken and asides for your next beach picnic or boat trip?


Chinese

China Village

Unit 6 Plaza Venezia 89 North Sound Road, George Town

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Phone: 945 3490 www.chinavillagecaymanrestaurant.com

Hours:

China Village Restaurant is well known by residents for its delectable Cantonese and Szechuan Chinese cuisine. The restaurant infuses a creative blend of spices into its menu items that keeps a steady stream of customers coming back for more. Not only is the food delightful, but the restaurant goes all the way to make dining a pleasant and memorable experience. This includes the freshness of the ingredients and versatility, the range and selection of menu items, a wide selection of wine, beers and non-alcoholic beverages, and

Lunch: Monday–Saturday 11.30am–4pm Dinner: Monday–Thursday 4pm–9.30pm Friday and Saturday 4pm–10pm Sunday Lunch 11am–3pm, Dinner 5pm–10pm Take-Out Lunch Buffet Monday-Saturday Delivery After 5pm Daily

Highlights:

No MSG Used, Children Friendly Debit/Credit Cards Accepted Dim Sum Available Every Sunday

high quality personalised service and ambience. Sample Menu Selections APPETIZERS Vegetable Egg Roll Fried Wontons (10) Chicken Wings (6) BBQ Pork Ribs (4) Samosas (6) Prawn Crackers SOUPS Hot and Sour Soup Seafood Soup Wonton Soup Vegetable Soup Special Sui Mein Soup CHICKEN & DUCK Chicken & Blackbeans Crispy Chicken (Half) Sweet and Sour Chicken Sweet and Spicy Chicken Orange Chicken Lemon Chicken Moo Goo Gai Pan Honey Garlic Chicken Kung Pao Chicken (Spicy) Sweet and Sour Duck (Whole) Roasted Duck (Half/Whole) Chicken and Broccoli Sesame Chicken

$3.50 $5.50 $7.50 $7.50 $6.50 $3.50

$4 $6 $3.50 $3.50 $15.50

$13 $16 $14 $14 $14 $15 $14 $14 $15 $36 $19/$36 $14 $14

BEEF Ginger Beef Beef in Oyster Sauce Curried Beef Pepper Steak Beef and Mixed Vegetables Beef, Tomatoes and Onions Spicy Beef

$14 $15 $14 $14 $15 $14.50 $14

PORK Sweet and Sour Pork Sweet and Spicy Pork Honey Garlic Pork Roast Pork Slices Pork and Yam Pork Ribs & Black Bean

$14 $14 $14.50 $14 $20 $14

SEAFOOD Steamed Whole Fish Fish & Black Beans Sweet and Sour Shrimp Butterfly Shrimp Shrimp and Vegetables Stir-Fried Fish Curried Shrimp Honey and Garlic Shrimp Curried Lobster Cantonese Lobster Seafood Warbar

$MP $22 $16 $17 $16 $22 $16 $16.50 $35 $35 $35

NOODLES Vegetable Chow Mein $13 Special Chow Mein $15.50 Beef Chow Mein $14 Singapore Chow Mein $15 Chicken Lo Mein $13.50 Pork Lo Mein $14 Shrimp Lo Mein $15 Special Lo Mein $15 Vegetable Lo Mein $13 Egg Fu Young (Chicken, Pork & Shrimp) $16 VEGETABLE SPECIALS Mushroom and Vegetables Bean Curd and Vegetables Vegetable Chop Suey Special Chop Suey

$12 $13 $10 $16

FRIED RICE Pork or Beef Fried Rice Chicken or Vegetable Fried Rice Shrimp Fried Rice Special Fried Rice Chinese Sausage Fried Rice

$10 $10 $12 $13 $12.50

DESSERTS From $5.50–$8 Ice Cream and Lychee, Cheesecake, Carrot Cake, Chocolate Cake, Lemon Meringue Pie and Cassava Cakes

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Cimboco

Contemporary Caribbean

The Marquee Plaza Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PAG E 10

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Phone: 94 PASTA (72782) www.cimboco.com Hours:

Monday–Friday 7.30am–10pm Saturday & Sunday 7am–10pm

Highlights:

Daily Menu Specials Saturday & Sunday Brunch until 3pm Catering & Private Parties Outside Dining & Take-Out Kid Friendly, Air Conditioned Full Liquor Licence with Reasonably Priced Wines

CIMBOCO is a celebration of the Cayman Islands! Named after the Cayman Islands Motor Boat Company, the first locally built, motorised sailing ship in Cayman, this eatery is fun, hip and flavourful. It is cool and relaxing yet enticing, exciting and colourful, all in one breath. It’s a feast for the senses with an exhibition kitchen and wood-burning oven. It is a Caribbean café celebrating the past and the future of the Cayman Islands with modern and traditional combinations of all 'flavours under the sun'. Everything is made from scratch, from the breads and soups to homemade desserts.

Sample Menu Selections FIRE ROASTED ROTI, ARTISAN PIZZAS & SANDWICHES Fire Roasted Jerk Pork BLT $10.50 Roasted onion focaccia with Applewood smoked bacon, Swiss cheese, basil mayo and tomato jam Caribbean 'Roti' $9.99 An Island style “rolled sandwich” made with fire roasted flat bread filled with traditional Caribbean curried vegetables

Island Inspired Bruschetta $6.75 Hearth bread toasts topped with a citrus scented mix of tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and fresh basil

Jerk Chicken Sandwich $9.99 Delicious and “Hot! Hot!” – on fresh baked hearth bread with crisp leaf lettuce, roma tomatoes, melted provolone and garlic aïoli

Caribbean Fire Roasted Shrimp $10.99 Wrapped with fresh spinach and Applewood smoked bacon, served atop a thyme cheddar biscuit with an island dipping sauce

Eggplant Pizza $14.50 Marinated and roasted tomatoes, eggplant, mushrooms with shaved parmesan and feta cheese on pesto brushed cracker crust

Caribbean Spinach & Baby Greens Salad $8.95 Tossed with island fruit and citrus and cilantro vinaigrette topped with pumpkin seeds

BBQ Jerk Chicken Pizza $15.25 With tomato, onion, mozzarella and thyme Cayman Margherita Pizza $12.95 Fresh homemade tomato sauce, fresh basil, mozzarella and thyme

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ISLAND STARTERS & SALADS Plaintain Wrapped Callaloo $8.95 Local callaloo seasoned with Caribbean flavours wrapped in ripe golden fried plantain and accompanied with spicy Cayman-style sauce

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PASTA! PASTA! Simple n’ Light $13.95 Linguini, olive oil, garlic, sweet tomatoes, fresh basil and crumbled feta Spicy Shrimp Alfredo $16.95 Black tiger shrimp, spinach, bell peppers, scotch bonnet infused alfredo sauce, bow tie pasta

Caribbean Spice Curry Chicken Pasta $15.95 Grilled chicken, fresh spinach, tomatoes, Caribbean curry, tossed with “bow ties” CENTRE OF THE PLATE Seafood Risotto $19.75 Pan seared white fish, salmon and jumbo shrimp, embracing vine ripe tomatoes, fresh basil and bell peppers resting on a vibrant roasted red pepper risotto Banana Leaf Roasted Snapper $19.95 A fillet of fresh snapper seasoned with cilantro, sweet onion and island vegetables, tucked in a banana leaf, slow roasted and served over creamy coconut infused cassava along with grilled carrots, zucchini and stuffed tomato Braised Beef Short Ribs $19.85 Tender roasted beef ribs, served off the bone over garlic mashed potatoes, napped in house BBQ sauce with butter tossed carrots Seared Salmon, Island-Style $19.75 Seared salmon, balanced on a tropical salad with fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables tossed with an 'Island-style' house dressing


Caribbean Continental Cuisine

The Commodore

Morgan's Harbour, West Bay WB M A P PA G E 12

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Phone: 623 5100 Email: cdms@candw.ky www.thecommodorecayman.com Hours:

Wednesday–Friday 5pm–10pm Saturday–Sunday 12pm–3pm, 5.30pm–9.30pm

The Commodore Waterfront Restaurant & Bar creates a shrine to Caribbean Beach Culture and entertaining in which the cocktail is the source and symbol of all things. Their indoor waterfront dining area, dubbed The Captain's Lounge, has views of the beautiful North Sound, and is perfect for romantic dinners or tranquil lunches. The Captain’s Lounge is also available for private hire, with tailor made service and entertainment. Outside, their breezy cabanas exude happy hour culture and create a more private space for before and after dinner drinks. Perhaps try

Highlights:

Lunch and Dinner Full Service Bar Waterfront Dining Boat Service 25% off Bottles of Wine with Lunch Family Friendly All Major Cards Accepted

some delectable bar food and bites, including pizzas and tapas, and just relax. Sample Menu Selections AppeTiZers Governor's Baked Brie $15 Port wine poached pear, sorrel chutney and raspberries The Shipmate's Seafood Ceviche $14 A fresh fish specialty, popular in the Caribbean Crispy Calamari Scotch bonnet and dark rum remoulade

$14

Cayman Cracked Conch $14 Shaved fennel, julienne apples, micro greens and a citrus coulis The Sailor's Lobster Cocktail $18 Fresh steamed chunks with a tangy cocktail sauce Seafood Crispy Skin Atlantic Salmon $31 Broiled to perfection and served with a citrus beurre blanc Stuffed Fillet of Snapper Stuffed with crabmeat and served with a coconut seafood sauce

Jumbo Tiger Shrimp $33 Split and grilled, served on mini greens with garlic parsley butter

Bone-In Pork Chop $30 Grilled and served with apple sauce and fig demi

Commodore's Seafood Medley Fresh lobster, shrimps and mahi-mahi in a bouillabaisse sauce

$38

The Captain's Porterhouse Steak $45 Charred and roasted with sautéed onion and mushroom sauce

Tips and Scampi Sautéed tenderloin tips in marsala sauce, topped with shrimp scampi

$38

All entrées are served with house salad OR fresh vegetables and a choice of: yucca fries, potato (roast, mashed or duchess), Island sweet potato stuffing, risotto, rice, gnocchi or quinoa.

Meats and Steaks Shipmate's New York Sirloin Steak $39 Seared to seal in the juices, broiled and served with blue cheese sauce or peppercorn sauce

Pizzas $10 Smoked Salmon Caper, cream cheese, oven dried tomatoes, jalapeños, black pepper, mozzarella cheese

The Skipper’s Roasted Prime Rib $39 Oven roasted cut of beef, served with creamy horseradish

Blackened Shrimp Caramelised onions, avocado, poached pear, arugula, mozzarella cheese

Officer's Filet Mignon $49 Centre cut filet of beef tenderloin, accompanied with béarnaise sauce

5 Cheese Feta, mozzarella, white cheddar, Parmigiano Reggiano, pepper jack cheese

$31 Admiral's Rib Eye Steak $49 Pound of boneless prime ribeye steak, served with shallot herb butter

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Copper Falls

Steakhouse

43 Canal Point Drive, SMB (next to the Strand Shopping Plaza) S MB MAP PA G E 10

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Phone: 945 4755 Email: copperfalls@candw.ky www.copperfallssteakhouse.com Hours:

Dinner: Nightly 5.30pm–10.30pm

Highlights:

Full Service Bar & Exceptional Wine List Non-Smoking Restaurant Reservations Requested Air Conditioned Certified Angus Beef Paper Straws Used

One phrase, “A Rare Steakhouse, Very Well Done”, describes this unique restaurant. Greeted by one of three copper waterfalls as you enter, the décor includes warm colours with candlelit tables, cosy suede high-backed booths, contemporary art pieces and 100 year old Douglas Fir wood. With every entrée you can choose from five starch sides, three veggie sides and six steak sauces. Your first drink is included in the price and you can choose from a delicious martini or highball. Copper Falls only serves Certified Angus Beef.

Sample Menu Selections appetizers Baked Brie Escargot Shrimp Cocktail Scallops & Bacon Spinach-Phyllo Triangles Fried Calamari

$12.95 $10.95 $17.95 $12.95 $7.95 $11.95

soupS & saladS Baked French Onion Soup Lobster Bisque Copper Falls Garden Salad Wedge Salad Spinach Salad Mozzarella, Basil & Tomato Salad

$7.95 $7.95 $7.95 $6.95 $8.95 $10.95

steaks & ENTREES All steaks and entrées include: 1 martini, highball or beer 1 starch side 1 vegetable side 1 side sauce (steak only) starch sides Baked Potato Garlic Mashed Potato Rice Pilaf French Fries Linguini/Penne

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Surf & Turf 7oz lobster tail and 12oz sirloin

veggie sides Fresh Green Beans Carrots, Cauliflower, Zucchini Broccoli Parmesan main courseS 12oz Sirloin

$57.95

Prime Rib 10oz $34.95 /14oz $43.95 Available Sunday and Monday $29.95

Parmesan Dijon Crusted Chicken With a garlic demi-glace

$26.95

12oz Copper Falls Steak Dianne $31.95 Topped with a brandy mushroom cream sauce

Copper Falls Chicken

$26.95

8oz Filet Mignon

$41.95

Red Snapper

$28.95

12oz Filet Mignon

$52.95

Crispy Salmon Cooked with lemon oregano oil

$28.95

14oz New York Strip Their second most popular steak

$39.95

Ribeye 12oz $37.95/18oz $45.95 Marble, marble, marble 28oz Porterhouse $67.95 Best of both worlds: New York strip and filet

Champagne Shrimp $35.95 Five jumbo shrimp, sautéed and topped with Champagne cream sauce Broccoli Tofu Stir-Fry $23.95

Rack of Lamb Served with a merlot reduction sauce

$41.95

Crispy Penne $21.95 Topped with olives, tomatoes, feta cheese and cashew nuts

14oz Pork Chop With house-made applesauce

$27.95

Desserts Selection of house-made desserts

from $6.95


Caribbean Inspired Grille

Deckers

West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach (opposite Beach Suites)

S M B M A P PA G E 10

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Phone: 945 6600 Email: manager@deckers.ky www.deckers.ky Hours:

This famous restaurant will command your attention the moment you enter. An original English double-decker bus is incorporated into the unique bar and lounge and giant palms and colonial pillars frame the outdoor terrace, providing you with a charming alfresco dining experience. The menu is a fusion of Island flavours and Mediterranean influences. At the bar you can enjoy signature cocktails like the Blood Orange Mojito, whilst listening to live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Every Tuesday and Saturday is the legendary ‘All-

Dinner: 5pm–11pm Happy Hour: 5pm–7pm Cocktail Bar: 5pm–1am Cigar Shop: 5pm–Midnight MINI GOLF: 5pm–10.30pm

Highlights:

All-You-Can-Eat Lobster Night Tuesday & Saturday Live Music with Hi Tide: Thur, Fri & Sat Night Extensive Wine Selection Outdoor Lounge and Bar Famous for Private Parties Credit Cards Accepted

You-Can-Eat Lobster’, offering Caribbean lobster tails grilled to perfection. Sample Menu Selections signature cocktails Blood Orange Mojito $11 A speciality! Cuban rum with muddled mint and blood orange Zacapa 23 years, Old Fashioned $11 Chocolate bitters, cherry juice, fig syrup and Angostura bitters ice cubes bar & lounge tapas Decker's Pâté $10.95 Chef Zoltan's chicken liver pâté served with garlic toast Chicken & Beef Satay Skewers $9.95 Marinated in Island lime and orange juices Jerk Calamari $10.95 Guava marinara sauce. A crispy delight great for sharing appetizers Lobster & Shrimp Fritters Caribbean remoulade, dash of cayenne

$9.95

Ceviche of the Moment with Local Fish $12.50 Marinated in Island lime and orange juices

Jerk Calamari $10.95 Guava marinara sauce, a crispy delight great for sharing Coconut Shrimp $13.50 With a citrus marmalade, green papaya salad from the sea Pan-Fried Red Snapper $29.95 Vodka and lime risotto, sautéed snow peas and oven roasted tomatoes Seafood Pappardelle $29.95 Lobster, mahi, snapper and mussels tossed in a lemon chardonnay fresh herb sauce, leeks Caribbean Lobster Mac n' Cheese Queso blanco, havarti grana padano crème sauce, gratinated with aged cheddar

LOBSTER NIGHTS "Lobster All-You-Can-Eat" $49.95 Every Tuesday and Saturday night Lobster Bisque or Caesar Salad Grilled Caribbean lobster with melted butter, local vegetables and mashed potatoes.

MINI GOLF Check out the 18-hole mini golf course next to Deckers that’s great fun for all the family. $5 per round for both adults and children. It is open from 5pm–10.30pm daily.

$19

from the land 12oz Angus Reserve New York Strip $32.95 Green peppercorn cognac sauce, roasted fingerling potatoes with market vegetables Jerked Pork Tenderloin $27.95 Over house-made potato gnocchi in a light basil pesto cream sauce

LIVE MUSIC Enjoy Hi Tide performing authentic Caribbean music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening at Deckers. Grab a delicious meal or just some snacks and drinks at the bar as you take in these delightful Caribbean sounds!

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Edoardo's

Italian

Coconut Place, West Bay Road S MB MAP PAG E 10

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Phone: 945 4408 or 926 4408 www.edoardos.ky Hours:

Monday–Sunday: 11am–10.30pm Barolo Lounge: 11am–Closing

Highlights:

Signature Cocktails Wednesdays: Live Acoustic Music Fortnightly Extensive and Rare Wine Collection Paper Straws Used

Edoardo's is a charming Italian restaurant located on the Seven Mile Beach strip. This popular restaurant has a cosy, intimate setting that feels very much like an oldworld eatery in Italy. Dark wood accents, warm lighting and quiet tables tucked away, offer diners even more romance. The ambience, Edoardo’s fresh, authentic daily dinner specials, an extensive wine list and excellent service have all established Edoardo’s as one of the major players on Cayman's culinary scene for the past 34 years!

Sample Menu Selections APPETIZERS Zuppa del Giorno $5.95 Soup prepared daily using only the freshest ingredients Melanzane alla Parmigiana $8.95 Thinly sliced eggplant stacked with house-made marinara sauce and freshly grated parmesan cheese, oven baked to perfection Burrata $13.95 Fresh Italian cheese made from mozzarella and cream. Served with cherry tomato confit Fritto Misto $15.95 Shrimp and zucchini fried to a crispy, golden brown and served with the Chef's spicy marinara sauce and horseradish orange marmalade Escargot Extraordinaire $12.95 Served in its own hot, sizzling bowl. Reduction of leeks, shallots, garlic, white wine and a touch of sherry Beef Carpaccio $14.95 Thin slices of the finest cut of raw Angus tenderloin topped with arugula, shaved parmesan, white truffle oil

SALADS Edoardo's Mixed Salad $7.50 Delicate baby greens, shaved carrots, cucumber, tomatoes, and sweet peppers, accompanied by the Chef’s signature balsamic vinaigrette

the day in a marinara sauce

Add avocado $1.75 Add herbed goat's cheese crostini $4.25 Spinach Salad $10.75 Champagne vinaigrette with toasted walnuts, gorgonzola cheese and red grapes pasta & RISOTT0 Linguine Bolognese $18.95 House-made linguini tossed with Edoardo's own traditional Italian house-made meat sauce

mains 16oz Ribeye $44 Char broiled, grilled asparagus, truffle butter, rosemary roasted potato, red wine demi-glaze

Ravioli Contadina $20.50 House-made three cheese ravioli tossed in a light tomato garlic cream sauce with sautéed ham, peas and mushrooms Linguine al Gamberi $25.50 Linguine pasta tossed with shrimp and clams in house-made basil pesto, plum tomato and a touch of cream Linguine Fruitti di Mare $25.50 Sautéed shrimp, clams, calamari and the catch of

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Fettuccini Fradiavolo $29.95 House-made fettuccini pasta topped with sautéed lobster and shrimps served in a spicy marinara sauce

Lobster Tail $32 Grilled, mixed garden vegetables, garlic mashed potato, yuzu hollandaise sauce with chives Ahi Tuna Togarashi crusted, wasabi mashed potato, sautéed bok choy

$29

Salmon $29 Grilled Atlantic salmon, sautéed garden vegetables, roasted potato, mango citrus sauce Snapper $29 Pan seared, garden vegetables, mashed potato, tropical fruit salsa 16oz Rack of Lamb Roasted potato, grilled asparagus, garden vegetables, truffle hollandaise

$32


Irish Pub

Fidel Murphy's

Queens Court Plaza West Bay Road, SMB S M B M A P PA G E 10

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Phone: 949 5189 www.fidelmurphys.com Hours:

Monday–Friday 8am–1am Saturday & Sunday 8am–12am Opens Early for Sporting Events

Highlights: Fidel Murphy's Pub is Cayman's oldest public house and has a state of the art draft system which ensures the freshest draft beer on-Island. Conveniently located in Queens Court on Seven Mile Beach, Fidel's is a major hub for English Premier and Champions League football, American football, rugby, Gaelic football and Hurling. Their trivia and karaoke nights are extremely popular and so are their hearty pub eats. On Wednesday's Fish & Chips

Free Wi-Fi, Full Service Bar Big Screens for your Favourite Sports Monday Feature Burger & Guinness Night Wednesday Fish & Chips Night Happy Hour Fridays 4pm–Close, $4 Well Drinks, $5 featured beer, $6 wines by the glass Family-Friendly, Children's Menu & Portions Take-Out & Catering Services Available

night you can choose your fish, cooked blackened or battered: cod, local snapper, trigger fish or rainbow runners. Or just round up your favourite people and pop in for a pie and pint! Sample Menu Selections All Day BREAKFAST Mac Biscuit $9.95 Homemade biscuit sandwich with bacon, avocado, tomato, fried egg, sharp cheddar and hollandaise sauce. Served with breakfast potatoes Fidel's Big Breakfast $14.95 Locally made pork sausage, bacon, two eggs, beans, black pudding, homemade Irish soda bread, breakfast potatoes and a tatty scone The Breakfast Bap $10.95 Bacon, fried egg, sausage, lettuce, tomato and avocado. Served with breakfast potatoes Apps & Salads Soup of the Day Served with homemade Irish soda bread

$5.50

Chicken Liver Pâté $9.95 Homemade traditional pâté served with Cumberland sauce, brioche toast & a side salad Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms $9.95 Stuffed with blue cheese, topped with caramelised onion. Served with bacon aïoli Golden Fried Brie Cheese $9.95 Wedge of brie, crispy on the outside with a

melted centre. Served with local fruit chutney, mixed greens and bread Wings $11.95 A pound of jumbo wings tossed in your choice of: hot, BBQ or Jerk BBQ sauce with carrots, celery and blue cheese dip Cobb Salad $11.95 Crisp greens, chicken, avocado, bacon, blue cheese, tomato, egg. Choose ranch or balsamic

dinner Bangers & Mash $12.95 Locally made pork sausage, buttery mashed potatoes with onion gravy Irish Stew $13.95 Traditional Irish beef and vegetable stew, mashed potatoes Fish & Chips $14.95 Beer battered North Atlantic cod, fries, tartar sauce and mushy peas

sandwiches Fidel's Burger $14.95 8oz ground beef patty, briôche bun, brie, caramelised onion, pickles, fries. Add bacon $2

Lamb Vindaloo $15.95 Tender lamb in spicy vindaloo sauce, basmati rice, mint yoghurt and pappadum

Chicken Club $12.95 Club sandwich on homemade focaccia with chicken, avocado, tomato, bacon and fried egg. Served with fries. Add cheese for $1.50

Cottage Pie $13.95 Ground beef, carrots, parsnips, peas in beef gravy, with mashed potatoes and cheddar cheese

Blackened Fish Taco $14.95 Local catch of the day blackened and grilled in a toasted flour tortilla, lime slaw and mango salsa

desserts Fidel's Brownie $6.50 A warm homemade brownie, drizzled with chocolate sauce, served à la mode

Smoked Beef Brisket Tacos $13.95 Two smoked and slow braised beef brisket tacos with chipotle mayo, cabbage, carrots, onion and avocado in a toasted flour tortilla

Reese's Cheesecake $6.50 Chocolate and peanut butter cheesecake with a chocolate biscuit base

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George Town Yacht Club

Caribbean International

The Barcadere Marina North Sound Road, George Town GT MAP PA G E 8

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Phone: 947 4892 Email: info@gtyachtclub.com www.gtyachtclub.com Hours:

Open Seven Days a Week Breakfast: 8.30am–11am (Saturday & Sunday Only) All-Day Menu: 11am–Close Daily Happy Hour: 5pm–7pm

Highlights:

George Town Yacht Club (GTYC) is located on the waterfront at The Barcadere Marina

Gourmet Casual Free Shuttle Service to and from the Airport Daily Waterfront Marina Dining with Pool On-Site Docking Daily Specials & Weekend Events Local & International Favourites

and is the perfect place to relax after a day out on the water, unwind after a day in the office or simply hang out with good friends. Located near the airport, GTYC is a great pitstop for breakfast or lunch before a flight. The menu is appealing to all tastes with an emphasis on fresh seafood, from conch ceviche to fresh lobster and their famous flame grilled dishes are served daily with your choice of local sides. GTYC is an ideal place to host private parties and the clubhouse is also available for events, business seminars and more.

Sample Menu Selections SOUPs GTYC Red Conch Chowder Soup of the Day

$6 cup/$9 bowl $6 cup/$9 bowl

SALADS Salad Niçoise Cayman Garden Salad Caesar Salad Cobb Salad APPETIZERS Crispy Calamari Cracked Conch Conch Fritters Coconut Shrimp Crispy Chicken Wings Ceviche of the Day Homemade Beef Short Rib Ravioli SANDWICHES Served with fries or salad Fried Mahi Escovitch Sandwich GTYC Smoked Gouda Bacon Burger Chicken Tikka

$16 $12 $10 $14

$10 $10 $10 $10 6 for $14 $12 $12

$15 $14 $14

TRaditional artisan PIZZA Italian Style Homemade Thin Crust $12 Fresh mozzarella, homemade tomato sauce, basil Each additional topping is $1 – ham, jerk or

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grilled chicken, pepperoni, sausage, peppers, pineapple, mushrooms, olives, arugula, grilled vegetables, artichokes, onions, basil pesto main courses Beef Short Rib Shepherd's Pie $19 GTYC Baby Back BBQ Ribs $17 GTYC Chicken, Shrimp or Lobster Curry $14/18/24 GTYC Fish & Chips $16 English style chips, tartar sauce Soft Shell Mahi Mahi Taco $16 Buttered Garlic Shrimp $18 Fresh Ricotta Spinach Ravioli $12 House-made Linguini Jerk Chicken Pasta $14 Mediterranean vegetables, chili flakes, feta FROM THE GRILL Choice of two sides and a sauce included Certified Angus New York Steak Chicken Breast or Jerk Chicken Fresh Catch of the Day

$25 $14 $MP

sIDES White rice, rice and beans, plantains, mashed potatoes, homemade fries, cassava fries, truffle mac & cheese, grilled or steamed vegetables, creamy garlic spinach, chickpea corn and fresh coconut salad, chili garlic kale. Additional sides $3.75

SAUCES Beef jus, tomato vinaigrette, lemon beurre blanc, green peppercorn, garlic butter, creamy mushroom BREAKFAST (Sat & Sun 8.30am–11am) Two Fried Eggs $6.50 Homestyle potatoes or fruit, bacon or sausage Three Egg Omelette $8.50 Chef's Egg Benedict $11 Brioche toast, baby spinach, seasoning pepper, hollandaise, mushroom, potatoes GTYC Sunrise Sandwich $10 Milk bun, oven roasted turkey breast, bacon, fried egg, tomato relish, arugula Blueberry Pancakes $7 Ackee & Salt Cod Fish $12 Breakfast Pizza 8 inch $8 Homemade Health Smoothie $7.50 Strawberries, almond milk Breakfast Burritos $8 Steak & Eggs $16 Smoked Salmon Bake $11 Desserts Homemade Ice Cream Two Fresh Donuts, Vanilla Ice Cream Cassava Sticky Toffee Pudding Key Lime Tart

$7 $7 $7 $7


Pizza

Gino's Pizzeria

Caribbean Plaza, West Bay Road Seven Mile Beach S M B M A P PA G E 10

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Phone: 623 7777 Email: info@ginos.ky www.ginos.ky Hours:

Sunday–Thursday 11am–11pm Friday 11am–3am Saturday 11am–1am

Highlights: Located in Caribbean Plaza directly on the Seven Mile Beach strip, Gino's Pizzeria is Cayman's only New York-style pizzeria! Find pizzas made with fresh ingredients and their special house-made marinara sauce. The menu is massive, with an exceptional selection of pizzas that can be bought by the slice or as a 14" or 18" pie. Gluten-free crust is available. If you're vacationing as a group, why not select a few appetizers to share, such as their famous Conch Fritters or Jumbo Chicken Wings, or order pizza directly

Island-Wide Delivery Free Delivery to GT & SMB Eat-In, Take-Out or Delivery Beer & Wine Available for Dine-In Outdoor Seating Daily Specials Pizza Parties & Catering Credit Cards Accepted

to your condo pool! In addition to hot and cold subs, Gino's also offers fresh salads and pastas daily. Delivery is available Island-wide. APPETIZERS Famous Conch Fritters Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks w/ Marinara

$10 $4.75

jumbo chicken wings Includes celery sticks, blue cheese or ranch. Wings come hot or mild, cooked in a selection of sauces from Sweet Chili to Honey Mustard 4 Wings $6 8 Wings $10 12 Wings $15 SOUPs Minestrone Soup

Cup $2.75/Bowl $5

salads (OR BUILD YOUR OWN) Greek Sml $6/Lrg $9 Feta cheese, kalamata olives, green peppers, red onion, tomatoes, cucumbers, Greek vinaigrette Mexican Sml $7.50/Lrg $11.25 Choice of ground beef or grilled chicken, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, corn, black beans, jalapeño, tortilla chips, guacamole, shredded cheddar, honey lime vinaigrette Fresh cut fries Fresh Cut Fries Cheesy Fries Poutine

Sml $2.75/Lrg $4.75 Sml $3.75/Lrg $6.25 Sml $4/Lrg $6.25

Sample Menu Selections specialty pizzas per slice/14"/18" (Gluten-free crust is available) Basic Cheese 14" $3/$16.75/$19.75 Marinara sauce Pepperoni Supreme $3.75/$21.75/$25.75 Pepperoni, green peppers, onion, mushrooms, black olives, mozzarella Taco $3.75/$21.75/$25.75 Ground beef, onion, tomatoes, black olives, jalapeños, cheddar, side of salsa BBQ Chicken $3.75/$21.75/$25.75 Grilled chicken breast, caramelised onion, BBQ sauce, cheddar, mozzarella Hawaiian $3.50/$21.75/$25.75 Ham, pineapple, mozzarella White $3.75/$21.75/$25.75 Light garlic oil, mozzarella, artichoke, sliced tomatoes, kalamata olives, fresh basil California $4/$22.75/$26.75 Pesto, artichoke, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh mozzarella Veggie Supreme $3.75/$21.75/$25.75 Mushrooms, green peppers, caramelised red onion, tomatoes, artichoke, spinach, mozzarella Gino's Kebab $3.75/$21.75/$25.75 Doner kebab meat, onion, mozzarella, Ginos special kebab sauce Jerk Chicken $3.75/$21.75/$25.75 Jerk chicken, green peppers, onion, mozzarella

Pizza toppings from $0.50 Anchovies, Italian Sausage, Salami, Grilled Chicken, Feta, Fresh Mozzarella, Parmesan, Olives, Artichoke, Pineapple, Fresh Basil, Spinach and lots more! 8" Cold Subs & wraps Turkey Swiss $7.50 Turkey, Swiss, lettuce, tomato, onion, mayo Italian $8.50 Salami, ham, pepperoni, provolone, lettuce, tomato, onion, Italian vinaigrette 8" hot subs Meatball $8 Meatballs, marinara sauce, melted provolone Philly Cheese Steak $8.50 Thinly sliced tender steak, sautéed peppers, onions mushrooms, melted provolone gino's kebabs White or wheat flatbread wraps, with fresh veggies and a selection of sauces Doner Kebab $8 Chicken Kebab $7.50 pastas Spaghetti Marinara Chicken Parmesan Beef Lasagne

$6.50 $9.50 $8

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Grand Old House

European & New World

648 South Church Street George Town GT MAP PA G E 8

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Phone: 814 0163 www.grandoldhouse.com Hours:

Lunch: Monday–Friday 11.30am–2.30pm Closed for Lunch on Public Holidays Dinner: Monday–Sunday: 5.30pm–10pm Daily Happy Hour: 5pm–7.30pm

Highlights:

Stunning Sea Views & Sunsets Extensive Wine List Available Live Music, Off-site Catering Available Children's Menu Available, Disability Access All Credit Cards Accepted Paper Straws Used in All Drinks

Built in 1908 as the Petra Plantation House and subsequently transformed into the Cayman Islands' first upscale restaurant decades ago, the Grand Old House is now a historical waterfront landmark that exudes warmth and class. Its spectacular oceanside setting welcomes people whatever the size of their event or party, whether on their ocean front deck or in one of their five air conditioned private dining rooms, including a very special wine room that seats ten. With a seafront deck awash with hundreds of twinkling lights, the Grand Old House is effortlessly special.

Sample Menu Selections appetizers & SALADS Red Conch Chowder $10.50 Tomato base, onions, scallions, fresh herbs, garlic croutons

Beef Short Ribs $15.50 Coffee glazed short ribs, red wine glazed scallops, carrots, shallot purée, Parma ham chips, red and yellow beets

Burrata $14.50 Soft creamy cheese, local tomatoes, arugula salad, roasted pine nuts, roasted Parma ham, aged balsamic reduction, basil oil, crostini

ENTREES Vegan Curry $32 Roots vegetable, savoury rice, mango chutney, papadam

Nicoise Salad $16 Tuna, fingerling potatoes, boiled eggs, green beans, tapenade, anchovies, extra virgin olive oil, lemon dressing

Lobster $39.50 Pan roasted lobster, potato gratin, sour cream, black caviar, scallions, Cayman sauce

Caribbean Lobster Salad $16.50 Local mango, peppers, scallions, avocado, local tomatoes, scotch bonnet aïoli, avocado sorbet Conch Fritters $14.50 Beer battered, jerk mayonnaise, pickled mango purée Diver Scallops Honey glazed, pan fried, fennel purée, pomegranate reduction

$17.50

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Wahoo Bacon wrapped, shrimp risotto, arugula, vegetables, coconut beurre blanc

$37.50

Jumbo Shrimp Saffron risotto, roasted zucchini, mango pineapple salsa

$49

wine shallots, mushroom red wine truffle sauce Bone-in Rib Eye Steak $48 20oz pan roasted, bone marrow crusted, roasted potatoes, truffle infused mushroom, red wine sauce, béarnaise sauce dESSERTS Banana Sticky Toffee Pudding $13.50 Vanilla ice cream, sticky toffee sauce, lemon chantilly cream Blueberry Panacotta $12.50 Cream, milk, white chocolate, blueberry purée Peanut Semifreddo $13.50 Chocolate macaron, hot fudge, candied peanuts, chantilly cream

Lamb $41 Herb Dijon mustard crusted rack of lamb, scalloped potatoes, roasted vegetables, thyme jus, port wine reduction Chateaubriand (for 2 people) $96 Tranches pour vous, 16oz beef, potato and artichokes, Parma ham wrapped asparagus, red

Their innovative cuisine caters to all dietary preferences. Please just notify the chef. The Wharf Beach & Waterfront Tel: (345) 949 2231 • Email: info@wharf.ky Their sister location, The Wharf, has a large waterfront patio which can seat 350 people and a beach perfect for wedding ceremonies. Their caring and experienced staff offer on-site wedding and event coordination. See page 109.


French Caribbean

Guy Harvey's

55 South Church Street George Town G T M A P PA G E 8

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Phone: 946 9000 www.guyharveysgrill.com Hours:

Monday–Sunday 9am–Midnight Breakfast: 9am–11am Lunch: 11am–4.45pm Dinner: 5pm–10pm Bar Crudo: 9am–11pm

Overlooking George Town’s stunning harbour, Guy Harvey’s Restaurant and Bar Crudo offer a superb mix of Caribbean and French cuisine, focusing on fresh, sustainable seafood and sushi. The décor is enhanced with an exclusive collection of artwork from renowned marine wildlife artist, Guy Harvey. Head Chef Indika has been awarded Chef of The Year twice, and his passion for cooking is highlighted in delicate dishes such as the Smoked Wahoo Pâté. Stogies Cigar Lounge is a recent addition to this restaurant and bar and is the perfect spot to relax with a Cuban cigar and choose from over 100 exclusive rums.

Highlights:

Stunning Harbour View Daily Happy Hour 5pm–7pm and 5pm–Close on Fridays Kids' Menu Available Free Parking Visit Their Sister Venues: Bar Crudo & Stogies Cigar Bar Sample Menu Selections

appetizers Lobster Bisque Cayman Conch Fritters Smoked Wahoo Pâté Coconut Shrimp Tempura Calamari Crab Cakes Daily Ceviche Blue Point Oysters

$8.95 $10.95 $11.50 $10.95 $10.50 $11.50 $13.50 $15

dinner mains Lionfish $34 Diver caught, local lionfish pan blackened and sautéed, served with a classic Greek salad Snapper & Shrimp $34.95 Pan sautéed red snapper and breaded tiger shrimp in a lobster bisque sauce, served with garden vegetables Blackened Salmon $34.95 With avocado chili salsa, sautéed spinach, tomato and asparagus Caribbean Spiced Tuna With an orange cilantro glaze, served with market vegetables

Crab Cakes $32 Lightly breaded wild caught blue crab cakes, pan fried and served with mango avocado salsa Caribbean Spiny Lobster $34.95 Broiled Caribbean spiny lobster served with roast potatoes, vegetables and garlic butter Seafood Linguine $36 Shrimp, lobster, snapper and mussels in a vodka sauce with aged parmesan cheese Grilled Mahi Mahi & Crab Supreme $38 Grilled mahi mahi and blue crab supreme, crusted with grilled asparagus, Yukon gold mashed potato and Champagne sauce Beef Short Ribs $28.95 Creamy penne alfredo, forest mushrooms, asparagus and roasted courgette Harvey's Surf and Turf $49 Certified Angus Beef Tenderloin with broiled Caribbean spiny lobster and truffle bacon mash

$35

For Promotions Visit:

sushi Tuna Tataki Roll (8 pieces) $14.95 Wakame salad, asparagus, avocado. Topped with seared tuna, scallions, ponzu sauce Hamachi Go (8 pieces) $12.95 Hamachi, mango. Topped with spicy mayo, tobiko, scallions Kyushu Roll (6 pieces) $14.95 Shrimp tempura, salmon, eel, cucumber. Topped with mango, mayo, tobiko, eel sauce Margarita Roll (8 pieces) $14.95 Hamachi, avocado, mango. Topped with salmon, tobiko and wasabi mayo sauce Spider Roll (6 pieces) $13.95 Soft shell crab tempura, asparagus, avocado, tobiko. Topped with salmon, spicy mayo, eel sauce Dragon On Philly (8 Pieces) $14.95 Smoked salmon, cream cheese, cucumber. Topped with eel, tobiko, salmon, avocado, eel sauce

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Harbour Grille

Contemporary Cuisine

The Shoppes at Grand Harbour GT MAP PA G E 8

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Phone: 945 5200 ourhousecaymanltd@gmail.com

Hours:

Tuesday–Thursday 4pm–10pm Friday 4pm–12am Saturday 9am–10pm Sunday 9am–9pm (Closed Mondays)

A beach chic interior blends with contemporary cuisine at Grand Harbour’s newest eatery,

Highlights:

Harbour Grille, run by Matt Clubbe the General Manager. Guests can enjoy their extensive menu

Vegetarian and Vegan Offerings Family Friendly Outdoor Children's Play Area Indoor and Outdoor Dining Next to Salty's Sports Bar & Grill

in the casual, yet stylish, dining room or eat alfresco on their breezy patio. Must-have dishes include the signature Lamb Burger, wood-fired flatbreads, and any of their decadent house-made desserts. Early risers will love their breakfast menu on Saturdays and Sundays that feature a selection of sweet and savoury staples. Weekly themes of Curry Night and Build-Your-Own Pizza or Flatbreads are always crowd pleasers!

Sample Menu Selections Breakfast Harbour Grille Breakfast Two eggs any style, choice of Irish bacon, American bacon, or English sausage, with breakfast potatoes and choice of bread

$10

Huevos Rancheros $9 Two eggs any style with salsa, sour cream, jalapeños, avocados and mixed cheese with flour tortillas French Toast $9 Coated in a crunchy crust with whipped cream and powdered sugar Beginnings Caramelised French Onion Soup $8 Lightly sweetened and topped with caramelised pineapple, focaccia crouton and melted gruyère cheese BLT Romaine Wedge $9 Romaine heart with oven-dried Roma tomatoes, bacon, red onion, crumbled gorgonzola and blue cheese dressing Lobster Quesadilla $14 Lobster, mixed bell peppers, onion and cheddar jack cheese

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Burgers Signature Lamb Burger $19 Onions, feta cheese, arugula, tomato and tzatziki sauce, on onion and rosemary focaccia 7oz Classic Beef Burger $16 Topped with mushrooms, Irish bacon and white cheddar cheese, romaine lettuce, tomato and red onion on a floured bun Carrot and Black Bean Burger (VN) $14 With baby greens, tomato and red onion on a floured bun Mains Harbour Grille Prime Steak Chef's special daily cut

$MP

Balsamic-Glazed NY Strip $25 With fresh mozzarella and tomato, served with roasted potatoes and grilled asparagus Sticky Jerked Salmon With mango slaw and plantain cous cous

$20

Seafood Mixed Grille $MP Lobster, mahi mahi and shrimp, with pumpkin rice and seasonal vegetables

Eggplant & Chickpea Curry (VN) With basmati rice pilaf and fresh cilantro

$14

Seafood Pappardelle $24 Lobster, shrimp and mussels, tossed in garlic and olive oil with spinach and tomatoes Chicken Parmesan $18 Served on a bed of linguini with your choice of alfredo or marinara style sauce Eggplant Parmesan $15 Breaded eggplant served with mozarella on a bed of linguini with your choice of alfredo or marinara sauce Wood-Fired Flatbreads Lamb & Caramalised Onion $15 With feta cheese and arugula pesto Classic Margarita

$15

Balsamic Roasted Vegetables $11 Creamy spinach and artichoke base, topped with parmesan cheese Prosciutto with Garlic Parmesan Sauce Ask your server about their daily offerings of house-made desserts.

$14


Small Plates, Cocktails, Burgers, Entertainment

KARoo

The Crescent, Camana Bay S M B M A P PA G E 10

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Phone: 946 6633 Email: karoo@candw.ky www.karoo.ky Hours:

KARoo is located on the Crescent, overlooking the sea and the majestic fountain in the heart of Camana Bay. Enjoy a unique dining experience where a multitude of tapas dishes allow you to experience a culinary journey via a wide selection of small plates, which can be accompanied by delicious sliders and artisan pizzas. Pair the mouthwatering creations with a perfectly chilled glass of wine or pick from their selection of crisp designer cocktails. With its

Monday–Friday 3pm–1am Saturday & Sunday 11am–Midnight Happy Hour: Daily 3pm–7pm Sunday BBQ Brunch: 11am–3pm

Highlights:

Designer Tapas & Small Plates Signature Cocktails & Craft Beers Perfect to Watch Any Sports Event Indoor & Outdoor Dining

perfect mix of cosmopolitan urbanism and Caribbean charm, you’ll find yourself wanting to hang out at KARoo with friends time and time again. Sample Menu Selections cocktails $10 - $40 (pitcher) Diablo Paloma Don Julio Blanco, fresh citrus, grapefruit juice, agave, jalapeño and soda Ginger Lemonade Ketel One Citroen, Canton ginger liqueur and homemade lemonade Strawberry Mule Stoli, agave syrup, fresh strawberries, topped with ginger beer Watermelon Hugo St. Germain and prosecco, mint and local watermelon on ice VEGGIE Three Dips $9 Hummus, olive tapenade, roasted red pepper Warm Spinach & Artichoke Dip Feta cheese crumble, tortilla chips

$9.50

Crispy Brie $9 Seasonal fruit chutney, roasted garlic, crostini

small Conch Fritters Jerk aïoli, arugula and cherry tomatoes Ceviche of the Moment Locally caught fish

$9

$12

Steamed Chicken Pot Stickers $9.95 Bok choy, snow peas, cabbage, spicy soy vinaigrette Pizza Caprese Pizza Basil, tomatoes and mozzarella The Chef's Special Pizza

BURGERS Bacon Angus Burger $13 Aged cheddar, Nuske's smoked bacon, frizzled onion, pickles, tomato, lettuce, Caribbean slaw Hawaiian Angus Burger $13.50 Aged cheddar, grilled pineapple, teriyaki sauce, lettuce, tomato Vegan Beet Root Burger $13 Guacamole, spinach, frizzled onion, sprouts, shallots, zucchini

$14 fries & Baked Skinny Parmesan & Herbs

$5

$MP

Grille Grilled Chicken Skewer (20") $16 Caribbean slaw, seasoned sour cream, loaded KARoo baked potato Grilled Tiger Shrimps $22 Roasted beet salad, with spinach, beets, chickpeas, cucumber, feta cheese, sunflower seeds, sun-dried tomato, Dijon-walnut Dressing

Pulled Pork Poutine $12 MOJO pork, fries, crispy onion rings, gravy, white cheddar cheese curds, mozzarella chunks SUNDAY BBQ BRUNCH 11am-3pm • CI$30 Adults • CI$12.50 Kids Local fish, ribs, chicken, BBQ station, curry station, burgers and hot dogs, with a salad bar and extensive dessert station • Add bottomless bubbles & beer $25 • Call 946 6633 for reservations

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Rum Point Club

Caribbean International

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Phone: 947 9412 Email: info@rumpointclub.com www.rumpointclub.com Hours:

Wreck Bar & Grill–Casual Daily 10.30am–6pm Restaurant–Evening Dining Tuesday–Saturday 5.30pm–10pm Monday Beach BBQ 5.30pm–9.45pm Back by Popular Demand! Includes a FREE daiquiri or piña colada

Located in the tranquil district of North Side, Rum Point is a popular and safe family

Highlights:

seaside retreat with idyllic surroundings. The Wreck Bar & Grill is known as “the Home of

Resort Casual Clothes/Shoes Required (PM) Spectacular View with Beautiful Sunsets Award Winning Cuisine Weddings & Private Events Beach Banquets, Pig Roasts & Buffets 65ft Catamaran Ferry Mon-Sat from Safehaven, Call Red Sail Sports to reserve: 623 5965

the Mudslide”. Also on the property is their acclaimed evening restaurant, boasting a casual fine dining atmosphere. Delicious menu selections prepared by their international culinary team include local fish and lobster. The wine list is hand-selected, with many wines by the glass or bottle. They offer a 65ft catamaran ferry from Safehaven for the Monday Beach BBQ and for the restaurant Tuesday through Saturday.

Sample Menu Selections Ceviche Varieties Conch Cayman Style Snapper Spicy Asian Style Ahi Tuna Mixed Seafood Ceviche Ceviche Sampler Platter A tasting portion of each of their selections STARTERS Caribbean Lobster Mac & Cheese Roasted Prosciutto Wrapped Pears Crispy Calamari

$11 $11 $12 $12 $18

Fish of the Day $29 Choice of grilled, blackened or pan-fried, daily vegetables, fork mashed butternut squash, coconut curry sauce

Surf-n-Turf $40 Grilled Caribbean lobster tail, petite tenderloin of beef, mashed potatoes, daily vegetables, lemon butter cream and red wine sauce

Seafood Hot Pot $33 Lobster, shrimp, mussels, clams, scallops and mushrooms in an aromatic Caribbean coconut broth with steamed rice

Seafood Mixed Grill $38 Steamed rice, daily vegetables and lemon garlic butter

$12 $10

Pan Seared Salmon $28 Ginger-coconut basmati rice, daily vegetables, creamy curry sauce and cilantro CAYBREW® Battered Fish & Chips

$11

Conch Fritters Caribbean slaw, spicy tartar sauce

$10

Goat Cheese & Kale Salad $11 Pickled Granny Smith apple, onion and fennel slaw with blood orange vinaigrette

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$24

Lemon Garlic Herb Marinated Breast of Chicken

$26

$9

Mini Seafood Spring Roll Tamarind and sweet chili sauces

ENTREES Chef's Specials of the Day Ask your server for details and pricing

Butternut Squash & Goat Cheese Ravioli

$MP

$24

Pan Seared Diver Scallops $30 Applewood smoked bacon, sweet potato hash and creamy sweet corn velouté Jerk Marinated Pork Tenderloin $27 Sweet potato hash, daily vegetables, jerk infused sauce Rum Painted Centre Cut Filet Mignon

$40

Grilled Hand Cut Beef Rib Eye

$35

DESSERTS Artisanal Cheese Platter Key Lime Pie House-Made Individual Rum Cake Oreo Cheesecake Chocolate Pecan Brownie "Home of the Mudslide" Crème Brûlée Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Cake Daily Selection of Ice Creams & Sorbets Vegetarian options and children's menu available upon request

$12 $8 $8 $8 $8 $8 $9 $6


Casual American

Salty's Sports Bar and Grill

The Shoppes at Grand Harbour G T M A P PA G E 8

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Phone: 333 1944 ourhousecaymanltd@gmail.com

Hours:

Monday‒Tuesday 11am‒11pm Wednesday‒Thursday 11am‒12am Friday 11am‒1am Saturday 9am‒12am Sunday 9am‒11pm

Whether you’re catching the game, grabbing a drink with friends, or enjoying a casual meal, Salty’s Sports Bar in Grand Harbour is the place to be! A local hot spot run by General Manager, Matt Clubbe, it has an expansive menu featuring affordable comfort food, pub staples such as wings, burgers, sandwiches, wood-fired pizzas, plus a number of shareable appetizers. Don't miss their award winning Jerk Burger Sliders! Pull up a stool at the large wrap-around bar to watch your favourite sports event or dine outside under the

Highlights:

Full Service Bar 21 Big Screen TVs Indoor and Outdoor Dining Outdoor Play Area Take-Out Available Next to Harbour Grille

canopy while the kids play! Weekly specials such as Tuesday Pub Quiz, Wednesday Wing Night, and Thursday Rock n’ Roll Bingo, always draw a big crowd! Appetizers Salty's Wings 6 for $9/12 for $16 Choose from hot, x-hot, teriyaki, BBQ, sweet chili or plain, with choice of ranch, blue cheese, freshly made spicy yoghurt or creamy garlic parmesan. Mozzarella Sticks With freshly made pizza sauce for dipping

$8

Ultimate Nachos $13 Layered with cheese, onions, tomatoes, black beans and jalapeños, served with salsa, sour cream and freshly made guacamole Spinach & Artichoke Cheese Dip $13 Freshly made spinach, artichoke and cheese dip, served with tortilla chips Fresh Salads Colossal Greens $11 Fresh lettuce with mixed bell peppers, red onion, corn, black beans, dates, broccoli florets, sunflower seeds, feta and parmesan, lightly tossed in house vinaigrette Classic Caesar $9 Fresh romaine lettuce, crunchy croutons and shredded parmesan

Wood-Fired Quesadillas BBQ Pulled Pork Slow roasted BBQ pulled pork, mixed bell peppers and cheddar jack

Sample Menu Selections

$13

Shrimp $14 Sun-dried tomato, pesto, feta and cheddar jack Chicken, Veggie & Cheese $13 Slow roasted pulled chicken, cheddar jack, mixed bell peppers and red onion

Steak Sandwich NY strip steak on garlic toast

$16

Jerk Burger Sliders $12 Lightly seasoned, topped with pepper jack, sliced pickle and jerk mayo Salty's Specialties Rasta Pasta $14 Penne pasta in a light jerk cream sauce with peppers, onions, spinach and tomatoes

Wood-Fired Pizza Classic Cheese $14 Margherita $15 Classic Pepperoni $15 Hawaiian $17 Meat Lovers $18 Reggae $18 Vegetarian $17

Cottage Pie $14 Ground beef in onion gravy, peas and carrots, all topped with mashed potatoes and cheese

Burgers & Sandwiches Salty's Black n' Blue Burger $16 Their classic burger, blackened, and topped with cheddar, blue cheese dressing and caramelised onions

Fish & Chips 1 Piece $12/ 2 Pieces $16 English style beer-battered cod and chips with coleslaw and tartar sauce

BBQ Ribs ½ Rack $20/ Full Rack $28 Slow roasted fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs in their Kraken Rum, roasted garlic and red onion BBQ sauce with fries and coleslaw

Selection of side dishes and desserts available.

Kraken Burger $17 Beef topped with Kraken Rum BBQ sauce, bacon, beer-battered onion ring and cheddar For Full Menus Visit:

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Seaharvest

Caribbean International

Seaharvest At Sunset House Hotel 390 South Church St, George Town GT MAP PA G E 8

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Phone: 945 1383 Email: seaharvest@candw.ky Visit www.sunsethouse.com for full menus Hours:

Breakfast: Daily 7am–10am Lunch: Daily 11.30am–5.30pm Dinner: Daily 5.30pm–10pm

Highlights:

Seaharvest Restaurant and My Bar, located at Sunset House, are the essential Caribbean

Full Service Bar Outside Dining Available Ocean View Children's Menu & Portions Kid-Friendly Take-Out Available Major Credit Cards Accepted Paper Straws Used

experience. My Bar is a huge open-sided, thatch-roofed Tiki bar with the largest, and at times the liveliest, outdoor bar in Grand Cayman. This ‘Best of Caribbean’ award winner has been a favourite for tourists and locals for over 50 years. Watching the sun go down by the water’s edge at Sunset House is guaranteed to be a treasured memory. Seaharvest Restaurant offers a spacious indoor dining area with amazing views. Popular seafood dishes can be found on the menu and there is also an extensive Indian curry menu that is sure to delight dinners.

Sample Menu Selections MY BAR SNACK MENU Bacon Cheeseburger Chicken Quesadillas English Style Fish & Chips Grilled or Cajun Shrimp Caesar Salad Chicken or Shrimp Stir-Fry Grilled or Cajun Dolphin Burger

$9.50 $10.50 $11 $15 $14/$15 $10

SEAHARVEST DINNER MENU APPETIZERS Conch Fritters $8 Mozzarella Sticks $8 Chicken Wings $8 Calamari $8 Jacketed Shrimp $10 White or Red Conch Chowder $6/$7 Shrimp & Lobster Bisque $6/$7 Black Bean Soup $5/$6 Caesar Salad or Greek Salad $7 pasta Seaharvest Seafood Linguine $23 Shrimp, fish and calamari with your choice of marinara or alfredo sauce, served with garlic bread and vegetables Shrimp Linguine Grilled shrimp with a choice of alfredo or

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marinara sauce, with fresh mixed vegetables and garlic bread Penne Primavera $19 (with grilled or Cajun chicken) Served with crispy seasonal vegetables tossed in a creamy tomato basil sauce served with garlic bread MEAT New York Steak $25 With sautéed mushrooms and pinot noir sauce, served with scalloped potatoes and mixed vegetables

Red Snapper Tropical Style $21 Fresh fillet of red snapper pan-fried, topped with banana and mango slices served with scalloped potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables $MP Broiled Lobster Tail With garlic herb butter served with white rice and mixed vegetables $23 Shrimp Portuguese Style Lightly spiced shrimp sautéed with fresh garlic and lemon butter sauce served with rice and assorted seasonal vegetables

Filet Mignon $29 Served with a cognac-laced peppercorn sauce, mixed seasonal vegetables & scalloped potatoes

INDIAN MENU Aloo Gobi Vegetarian Curry $16 Fried potatoes with cauliflower in a vegetable curry sauce with yoghurt, nuts, herbs and spices

Jerk Pork Tenderloin $25 Roast pork loin with tropical fruit salsa served with fresh vegetables and roast potatoes

$23 Madras Shrimp Cooked with onions, fenugreek, cumin seeds, tomatoes, black pepper and coconut milk

SEAFOOD Catch of the Day $MP Prepared Cayman style, grilled, broiled, blackened or pan-fried, served with rice and mixed vegetables

Lamb Korma $21 Mild Indian curry marinated and cooked with yoghurt, nuts, delicate herbs and select spices


Steakhouse

Seven

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach S M B M A P PA G E 10

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Phone: 815 6912 rc.gcmrz.restaurants@ritzcarlton.com www.ritzcarlton.com/grandcayman for full menus Hours: Seven provides a dining experience that guarantees the casual elegance of The RitzCarlton brand, spiced up with a dash of Caribbean flair. Situated on the ground floor on the ocean side hotel, Seven offers breakfast and dinner daily, in a cuisine-style described as classic steakhouse. Featuring the famed Niman Ranch all-natural beef, diners can savour the ultimate Caribbean steak experience and enjoy the lavish décor and a glass of wine from the restaurant’s extensive wine menu. On Sunday afternoons, Seven opens its doors for

Breakfast: Mon–Sat 7am–11am Dinner: Daily 6pm–10pm Sunday Brunch: 12pm–3pm Happy Hour: 5pm–7pm

Highlights:

Niman Ranch All-Natural Beef Over 350 Wine Selections Award Winning Desserts Oceanfront Cabana Dinners Available

Cayman’s most extravagant Sunday Champagne brunch (offered weekly, Nov through May). Sample Menu Selections house cocktails Shade of Jade $15 Hendrick’s Gin, mint, basil, cucumber and citrus juices, soda Popcorn Old Fashioned $15 Butter and Popcorn-infused Bulleit Bourbon, Johnnie Walker Black and salted caramel syrup Sour West $15 Basil Hayden Bourbon, Drambuie, ginger and lime beginnings from the sea Grilled Octopus $16 Chimichurri marinade, olive sauce, aji amarillo aïoli, Castelvetrano olives, squid ink potato croquettes Wahoo Tiradito $16 Avocado aïoli, leche de tigre foam, caramelised sweet potato Ahi Tuna Poke Wasabi tobiko, chili, sesame, wonton chips

$16

beginnings from the land Sweet Soy Glazed Pork Belly $18 Garlic purée, chicharron, hearts of palm, pickled onion

Grilled Watermelon & Beet Salad $16 Crispy feta cheese, local pumpkin, pumpkin seeds, white balsamic vinaigrette Cucumber Avocado Gazpacho $10 Tomato gelée, mint, mango brioche croutons SEA Seven’s Catch Boat to table

$MP

Miso Glazed Salmon Mushroom dashi broth, edamame salad

LAND 60-Day Dry-Aged Bourbon Bone-in Ribeye 32oz

6oz $40/ 10oz $55

Seven's Black and Blue Burger $25 Charcoal bun, stilton stuffed patty, sorrel jam, crispy shoestring potatoes, lettuce, bacon, mayonnaise VEGETARIAN Grilled Cauliflower Steak $22 Quinoa ratatouille, toasted pine nuts, arugula salad

$30

Fried Whole 1lb Yellow Tail Snapper $35 Coconut rundown, Cayman escovitch sauce Fresh European Dover Sole Butter almond and citrus sauce, coconut escovitch salad

Tenderloin Centre Cut

$45

$MP

Smoked Bone-in New York 22oz

$75

Skirt Steak 8oz

$30

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca $18 Black olives, capers, tomatoes, Italian parsley, olive oil and shaved parmesan cheese Caribbean Vegetable Curry Coconut, turmeric, cauliflower “rice” SIdes Sautéed Broccoli Coconut Rice Roasted Cipollini Onions and Mushrooms Lobster & Truffle Twice Baked Potato Coconut Creamed or Sautéed Callaloo Chipotle Cream Corn and Bacon Truffle Mac and Cheese Roasted Cauliflower

$20

$8 $8 $10 $12 $8 $8 $10 $8

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The Kitchen

European Cuisine

Queens Court Plaza West Bay Road, SMB S MB MAP PA G E 10

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Phone: 769 4003 www.fidelmurphys.com Hours:

Daily: 11am–12am Monday Industry Brunch: 11am–2.30pm Monday–Friday 'Late Night Lock In': 10pm–12am

Highlights:

The Kitchen is an extension of Fidel Murphy's Public House focusing on great food made

Monday Industry Brunch $55 Fridays Beef Wellington Lunch & Dinner $35 Saturdays White & Red Sangria for $7 and Charcuterie Boards for $23 Monday–Friday Drink Specials Late Night Food Menu Mon–Fri 'Wine Dinners' on the second Wednesday of every month

from scratch: house cured meats, house-made breads, a quality steak menu and bold flavours. True to its Public House roots, The Kitchen has an extensive selection of Irish Whiskey and a comfortable setting that blends beautifully with their thoughtful wine list and high calibre of European cuisine. The perfect spot for a date night, business lunches or reconnecting with friends over a quality meal; with welcoming staff and an open concept kitchen. Reservations for parties of more than six people are recommended.

Sample Menu Selections Charcuterie Boards Selection of house cured meats, terrines and cheeses served with house-made sourdough, pickles and olives. Chef's Small Selection $18.95 The Lot $28 Bar Snacks Soft Pretzel Homemade and served with smoked Gouda and jalepeño dip

$5

Scotch Egg $7 Black pudding scotch egg, celeriac remoulade and apple compote Steak Tartar $11.95 Classically prepared and served with housemade sourdough bread Salads Toasted Quinoa Salad $14.96 Heirloom tomatoes, avocado and arugula Crispy Duck Salad $15.95 Mango, avocado and endive, served with a ginger, soy and honey dressing

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Appetizers Smoked Salmon $14.95 Herb pancake, cucumber, crème fraîche and lemon

Mains Rack of Lamb Herb crusted and served with Petit Pois Française, turnip gratin and mint oil

Crab & Tiger Prawn Ravioli $12.95 Parmesan foam, sautéed leek and sauce bisque

Adobo Spiced Chicken $17.95 Mashed potato, charred leek and corn and sweetcorn purée

Goat's Cheese Cannelloni $10.95 Roasted local beets, apple and endive salad Roasted Octopus $15.95 Served with saffron risotto, black garlic and a red pepper reduction Artichoke Salad $10 Roasted pumpkin, pecorino cheese and baby leaves, served with a truffle dressing Steak Menu Served with your choice of two sides: fries, charred corn, asparagus, red cabbage, tomato and onion salad, bean cassoulet or broccoli Certified Angus Beef Certified Angus Beef Certified Angus Beef Certified Angus Beef Certified Angus Beef

Chuck Eye Striploin 10oz Ribeye 10oz Tenderloin 8oz Porterhouse 16oz

$26 $29 $36 $38 $42

$36

Slow Braised Beef Short Rib $26.95 Celeriac purée and braised red cabbage Classic Pasta Carbonara $16.50 Garlic, parmesan, house-cured pancetta and egg yolk, served with garlic bread Desserts Jameson Crème Brûlée Served with shortbread cookies

$9

White Chocolate & Passion Fruit Mousse $9 Served with passoa jelly and raspberry sorbet MONDAY INDUSTRY BRUNCH 11am-2.30pm • CI$55 À la Carte For anyone who finds themselves missing out on the standard Sunday affair!


Continental Caribbean

The Wharf

43 West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach S M B M A P PA G E 10

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Phone: 949 2231 Email: info@wharf.ky www.wharf.ky Hours:

Lunch: Monday–Friday 11.30am–2.30pm Dinner: Monday–Sunday 5.30pm–10pm Happy Hour: Daily 4pm–7pm Nightly Tapas: from 4pm/20% off at Happy Hour

Highlights: The Wharf is widely regarded as one of the best restaurants on the Seven Mile Beach waterfront. Known for their delicious cuisine, impeccable service and beautiful oceanfront setting, this restaurant has been a top dining experience for 31 years. It is easy to see why it has been such a popular location over the years for beachfront weddings and parties. They

Tuesdays: Salsa Lessons Fridays: Sunset Beats with DJ and Live Musicians Last Friday of Each Month: Boogie Nights Twice Nightly Tarpon Feeding: 7pm & 9pm Check Their Website for Upcoming Events Paper Straws Used in All Drinks

can seat 350 people on their waterfront patio and 130 in their recently renovated indoor dining room. They also have a meeting room that can seat 18 people and has a state-of-theart AV system. Don’t miss their nightly tarpon feeding at 7pm and 9pm. Sample Menu Selections APPETIZERS & Salads Ceviche of the Day $15 Local catch, citrus juice, peppers, tomatoes, cilantro, onions, coconut milk, fried avocado

main courses Fresh Catch of the Day $MP Grilled, blacked or almondine (cooked to your preference), mashed potatoes, vegetables

Seared Tuna $16 Miso aïoli, seaweed mushroom edamame salad

Lobster Risotto Spinach, fennel, roasted tomatoes

$24

Caribbean Lobster Bites $18 Golden fried, coconut vegetable slaw, passion fruit sauce

Chipotle Salmon Wrap Lettuce, tomato, cucumber sour cream

$16

Sweet Potato Gnocchi Grilled portobello mushrooms, basil pesto, goat's cheese

$28

Local Mahi Mahi & Lobster Asparagus risotto, saffron scented lobster beurre blanc

$38

Crab Cake Sweetcorn relish, zesty lemon aïoli

$16

Baked Goat's Cheese $14 Marinated tomatoes, olives, smoked hazelnuts Turtle Steak Milanese Avocado cream, spicy chickpea salad

$20

Escargot "Bourguignonne" Baked with garlic herb butter

$12

Pickled Melon Salad $13 Romaine lettuce, cucumber, shaved fennel, spiced nuts, crispy bacon, honey-green pepper corn dressing

Seafood Pasta $36 Linguini, shrimp, lobster chunks, scallops, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, creamy Champagne sauce Surf & Turf $MP Grilled beef tenderloin, choice of king crab legs or lobster tail, stuffed baked potato, béarnaise sauce

For Promotions Visit:

Baked Seabass Basil-pistachio crust, creamy Champagne sauce

$42

New York Steak $38 10oz, mushroom, potato, Spanish onion sautée, cabernet sauce Lamb Eggplant purée, grilled Mediterranean vegetables, crispy polenta DESSERTS Salted Caramel Temptation Warm Chocolate Cake (gluten-free) Vanilla Creme Brûlée Cayman Lime Pie The Wharf's Streusel

$42

$11 $13 $10 $10 $10

Their innovative cuisine caters to all dietary preferences. Please just notify the chef. Grand Old House Their sister location, Grand Old House, has a large waterfront patio which can seat 350 people and is perfect for weddings ceremonies and receptions. They have an experienced event planner on staff. See www. grandoldhouse.com for more information.

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Al La Kebab

Mediterranean Kebab

Marquee Plaza, Lawrence Boulevard off West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PAG E 10

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Phone: 943 4343 Email: kebab@kebab.ky www.kebab.ky Hours:

Monday–Friday 11am–4am Saturday 11am–3am Sunday 11am–2am

Highlights:

Take-Out Available Outside Dining Healthy Home-Made Food TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Late Night Service Al La Ke-Vroom Mobile Kebab Trucks (WB & Red Bay)

Bandidos Cantina

Al La Kebab is a classic Cayman stop for fresh, made-to-order grill items, classic kebabs, salads, and more for lunch, dinner and late night. Try their pita wraps with a large selection of sauces and veggies or have your meal over fries! With their original location on Seven Mile and two food trucks between West Bay and Red Bay, they'll have you satisfied Island-wide. classic kebabs Choose your combination of pita wrap with any sauce and any fresh veggie topping Beef & Lamb $8.50 Chicken $7.95 Falafel $8.25 Vegetarian $7.50 FROM THE GRILL Try them on their own, over rice, or in a white/ wheat pita with fresh veggies and sauce Pork Tenderloin Souvlaki $9.25 Chicken Tikka (Spicy/Mild) $8.95

Grilled Shrimp Beef Tenderloin Lamb Souvlaki

$12.50 $12.25 $13.95

A FEW HOMEMADE SAUCES Tzatziki (yoghurt, dill, garlic, onion) Mango Chutney (mango, red pepper, chili) Green Curry (coconut milk, mint, cilantro, spice) FRESH SALADS Tabbouleh (tomato, parsley, mint, cracked wheat) Greek (red peppers, cucumbers, tomato, onion, feta cheese and kalamata olives)

Mexican

Seven Mile Shops, West Bay Road Seven Mile Beach S MB MAP PAG E 10

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Phone: 949 4944 Email: info@bandidos.ky www.bandidos.ky Hours:

Monday‒Thursday 11.30am‒11pm Friday 11.30am‒12am Saturday 9am‒12am Sunday 9am‒11pm

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Bandidos Cantina is where Mexican street style food is served up with Caribbean flair and lots of fresh local ingredients. A creative cocktail list featuring various tequilas, beers, wines and spirits, is anchored with their signature classic fresh lime margarita. They pride themselves on great service in a family friendly environment. A perfect place for parties and social events. Breakfast Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Burrito

$8.95 $8.95

Tapas Bandidos Street Corn 1 for $4.95/ 2 for $8.95 Mexican Shrimp Ceviche $12.95 Queso con Carne Dip $7.95 Tacos Pulled Jackfruit Grilled Steak

$9.95 $13.95

Baja Shrimp

$11.95

Burrito Bowls Grilled Steak BBQ Chicken Blackened Shrimp

$16.95 $14.95 $15.95

Entradas Sizzling Fajitas Bandidos Burger The WOW! Burrito Traditional Chicken Mole

$10.95 $11.95 $8.95 $13.95/ $18.95


Local Gourmet BBQ Smokehouse

The Caboose

Cricket Square, 171 Elgin Avenue George Town G T M A P PA G E 8

The Caboose is a gourmet smokehouse in the heart of Grand Cayman’s Cricket Square that brings classic American style real-smoke BBQ to the Island using local sweet wood. Enjoy jerk tofu, mouthwatering smoked brisket, pork ribs, pulled pork, turkey and smoked local chickens. All meats are responsibly sourced and marinated to perfection. Smoked Brisket Sandwich $11.99 Bowl $12.99 ¼lb $5.99 ½lb $9.99 1lb $18.99 Cold Sides Ingredients for breadfruit salad, mixed greens and marinated tomatoes are sourced from The Brasserie's organic garden and local farmers.

Hot Sides Expect mac and cheese and baked beans; also seasonal favourites including callaloo greens, beans and rice and plantains. Enjoy sweet and savoury house-made BBQ sauces. Daily Specials ½lb Lunch Special 2 meats and 2 sides ¼lb Lunch Special 1 meat and 1 side

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Phone: 945 1816 Email: order@thecaboose.ky www.thecaboose.ky Hours:

Monday‒Friday 11am‒6pm Happy Hour: Monday‒Friday 4.30pm‒6pm

Highlights:

$12.99 $7.99

Comfort Food

Quality, Naturally Raised Meats Shaded Alfresco Dining Area Take‒Away from 11am‒6pm Order Online and Curbside Pick‒Up Vegetarian and Vegan Options

Good Mood Food Co.

Canal Point Drive, across from The Strand, on the lot next to Copper Falls S M B M A P PA G E 10

Cayman's newest food truck serves what one reviewer called "The best episodes of Diners,

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Drive Ins and Dives all rolled into one amazing place"! With a convenient location just

Phone: 926 5488

off Seven Mile Beach, opposite the Strand Shopping Centre, they serve heaped gourmet

goodvibes@goodmoodfood.ky www.goodmoodfood.ky

sandwiches, specialty shakes, and more, seven days a week and late at night on weekends. Starters Buffalo Chicken Chips $10.50 Crispy Fried Chicken Feet (6 pieces) $6.75 Vegetarian Spring Roll (3 pieces) $6.75 Salads Quinoa Arugula Salad Caesar Salad (add meat to your salad CI$4.50)

$8.95 $6.25

Featured Sweet & Spicy Fried Chicken Sandwich $10.75 Beef Tenderloin Sandwich $9.95

The Everything Burger $14.95 The Elvis $10.50 GMF Grilled Cheese $10.50 POBLT $9.95 Club Sandwich $14.95 Sides House-made Potato Chips French Fries

$3.50 $3

They have kid's sized grilled cheese, chicken tenders and burgers - all served with a side of fries or chips. For Reservations Visit:

Hours:

Monday–Thursday 12pm–11pm Friday & Saturday 12pm–12.30am Sunday 5pm–9pm

Highlights:

All Food Cooked Fresh On-Site Outdoor Seating Gourmet Sandwiches Specialty Shakes Kid's Menu Available Credit Cards Accepted www.C ay m a n G o o d Ta s t e . c o m

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Latin Taste

Caribbean & Latin

Shedden Road, George Town GT MAP PAG E 8

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Phone: 947 2267

Serving up fresh made-to-order breakfast, lunch and dinner six days a week – Latin Taste

latintasterestaurant@yahoo.com

Restaurant has become an Island staple over the past 12 years. Spanish flavours complement

Hours:

Monday–Thursday 6.30am–8.30pm Friday 6.30am–9.30pm Saturday 7.30am–9.30pm

Highlights:

Spanish and Caribbean Cuisine Take-Out and Catering Available Daily Specials No Gratuity Charge Free Wi-Fi Family Friendly Catch the Game

Singh's

classic Caribbean dishes and popular menu items include their house-made baleadas, pasteles, tajaditas and a local specialty: Cayman Stew Turtle. Breakfast Ham Omelette French Toast Desayuno Sencillo Desayuno Preparado Lunch and Dinner Smoked Pork Chop Fried Pork Chop Grilled Chicken Breast Steak 'n Onions Latin Fried Chicken

$7 $6.50 $7 $8

$12 $11 $10 $11 $9

Popular Dishes Carne Asada Arroz con Pollo Chincharon con Yuca Tapado con Carne Fry Pork Ribs Latin Burger Penne Pasta with Alfredo or Contadina Shrimp $14/ Chicken $10 Quesadilla Shrimp $14/ Chicken $10

$11 $7/$9 $11 $11 $12 $8.50

Caribbean & Trinidadian

Corner of Dr. Roy’s Drive and Shedden Road GT MAP PA G E 8

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Phone: 946 7684 Email: singhs.roti.shop@gmail.com www.singhsroti.ky Hours:

Sunday–Thursday 8am–10pm Friday 8am–12am Saturday 7am–12am Breakfast: Monday–Friday 7am, Cooked To Order

Highlights:

Take-Out Available Outdoor Patio Free Wi-Fi Catering For Any Occasion

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At Singh’s Roti Shop & Bar you will find an array of savoury Trinidadian and local dishes – a delight for each taste bud! With an authentic West Indian ambience, you can enjoy local refreshments inside this lively restaurant, have a cold drink at the bar, surf the net free of charge or enjoy the sunshine on the outside patio while you listen to sweet soca music. Roti Dhalpouri Roti with Curried Chicken, Beef, Goat or Shrimp $8.50-$9.50 Curry Conch Roti $9.50 Curry Lobster Roti $10.50 Vegetarian Special $7.50 Pumpkin, spinach and potato Paratha Roti (with any meats) $10.50 Curry goat, beef, rice, dhal Stew Chicken w/ White Rice Small $7 Dhalpouri Skins $2.50 Paratha Skins $3.50

Daily Specials Small $7/Large $9 Monday: Chicken pelau (rice, carrots, pigeon peas, served with coleslaw) Tuesday: Stew chicken and red beans or oxtail and beans. Rice and beans Wednesday: Corn soup, steamed fish and Trinidad callaloo with rice; BBQ chicken Thursday: Roast chicken, fried rice, chow mein, pepper shrimp served with white rice and potato salad Friday: Shark & bake fritter (a local favourite) stew chicken, potato salad, white rice


Classic American

Sunshine Grill

Sunshine Suites Resort West Bay Road Dine like a local at the casual Sunshine Grill. Enjoy the famed fish tacos - winners at Taste of Cayman - and delicious Angus beef burgers with an array of fresh salads also available. Discover their bountiful daily breakfast with a full menu of pancakes, omelettes and more. Relax pool side or in their screened open-air bar and café. breakfast Our "Famous" Pancakes Texas Tacos Oatmeal Brûlée

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Phone: 946 5848 www.sunshinesuites.com

Flash Fried Calamari & Shrimp $8.95-$9.95 $9.95 $8.95

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angus burgers Kitchen Sink Baby Blue

$9.95

Hours:

Daily: Monday–Sunday 7am–10pm $14.95 $13.95

tacos "World Famous" Island Fish Tacos Gourmet Shrimp Tacos Cuban Chicken Tacos

$13.95 $13.95 $12.95

sandwiches Memphis BBQ Sliders The Sunshine Reuben

$13.95 $13.95

shareable appetizers Mahi Bites Crispy Blue Cheese Balls

$10.95 $8.95

dinner specials Havana Chicken Grilled Mahi

$21.95 $21.95

Sushi Lounge & Bar

Highlights:

Award Winning Burgers & Fish Tacos Authentic Cuban Dishes Freshly Baked Bread Daily Menu Includes Fresh Locally Grown Produce Colourful Pool Side Dining Casual Indoor Dining Home of the Famous Painkiller Cocktail Free After-Dinner Ice Cream

Taikun

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Located in the Resort Tower of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Taikun is a Japanese food lover’s oasis in a stylishly luxurious lounge setting. In an authentic Japanese setting, Taikun offers the largest saké selection on the Island as well as exquisite ramen, traditional makis, sashimi, signature and vegetarian rolls, accompanied by fresh wasabi root grated tableside.

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Phone: 815 6912 rc.gcmrz.restaurants@ritzcarlton.com

www.ritzcarlton.com/grandcayman beginnings Scallop $18 Vegan Trio $12 Teriyaki glazed eggplant, yuzu avocado, oyster mushroom, sesame sautéed spinach Salmon Rice Foie Gras $17 traditional maki Vegetarian Dynamite $15 Salmon Maki $15 Caterpillar $17

Hot FOOD Selections of Ramen Selections of Rice Bowl

$MP $MP

Signature Maki Spicy Tuna Tataki $18 Volcano $19 Chef's selection Omakase $75 Deepen your appreciation for Japanese cuisine with a five course omakase tasting menu

For Full Menus Visit:

Hours:

Daily: 6pm–10pm

Highlights:

Gourmet Sushi Vegetarian Sushi Omakase Menu with Chef's Selection Every Wed Extensive Saké List Real Wasabi Grated Tableside Lounge Atmosphere

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Out To

OUT TO L UN C H !

LUNCH

When the clock strikes 11am...

....we can't help but think about what we're going to eat for lunch, but with numerous options in Cayman, it’s not always an easy decision! So whether it’s a leisurely lunch with friends or colleagues, a quick bite on the run, or lunch brought straight to your door, we’ve rounded up the best spots for your midday meal.

Farm Fresh

With a rising abundance of fresh, locally grown produce available to us in Cayman, consumers are inspired to make a shift towards more sustainable dining. Visit The Brasserie Market for fresh and tasty made-to-order

salads

and

sandwiches

with ingredients sourced locally. VIVO, Bread & Chocolate Vegan Bistro, and Conscious Café all offer lunch options that promote the farm-to-table movement with food made using ingredients that have been hand-selected and consciously chosen. Islands Naturals is another great choice since they pledge the use of a wide-variety

Lunch Crunch

of sustainably grown, non-GMO, organic

If you need lunch in double quick time then pick

ingredients, and provide hearty dishes and

up freshly prepared hot food, salads and made

seasonally-updated smoothie selections.

to order sandwiches from Kirk's Gourmet

Wild Juice Chase

Trendy South West Collective and sister

Deli or Foster's Food Fair. Also try Bay

café, Jessie's Juice, offer wholesome,

Market where you can build your own salad

There are some great choices for when you’re

delicious sandwiches, flat breads, salads,

and sandwich. Pico in the Cayman Technology

in the mood to grab a juice or a green smoothie

juices and smoothies.

Centre makes fresh made-to-order Mexican fare

and revitalize your body with fruits, veggies, and

and Brussel Sprouts has a daily changing

nutrients in liquid form. You can find fresh juices

menu featuring hot home-cooked meals. If

by Drink Fresh Juice at Full of Beans

you’re in a hurry, Al La Kebab can produce

and Island Naturals Café. Jessie’s Juice,

made-to-order pita wraps and Subway can

Fresh and Juiced @ The Wicket are great

create delicious subs. Try Island Taste for

for freshly squeezed fruit and vegetable juices

local dishes and their popular patties! If freshly

and Saucha serves up homebrewed, organic

roasted chicken and soups are more your

kombucha. Visit Green2Go in Canon Place

thing, then pop into Chicken! Chicken!

and get a wonderful green smoothie full of

Established coffee houses, Café del Sol and

local kale, purslane, moringa, bananas, mango,

Paperman's, both of which you'll find dotted

ginger and turmeric. He supports local farmers

around the Island, offer soups and sandwiches

and also offers daily delivery.

perfect for lunch on the go.

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Straight To Your Door Want lunch brought straight to your door? There are a number of cafes and restaurants on-Island that offer delivery services for those days when you’re tied to the

Food Truck

Revolution

desk! Bread and Chocolate Vegan Bistro, Island Naturals and Saucha deliver healthy and wholesome vegan meals to your home or office throughout the week. Full of Beans offers a variety of salads, quiches and fresh daily specials with a weekday delivery

Al La Ke-Vroom

option. If you want something a little more indulgent,

Look out for Al La Ke-Vroom's two yellow and purple food trucks. Try

call Burger Shack for a burger made with 100% beef

their freshly made and healthy kebabs, salads and wraps and Middle

or Gino’s for pizza by the slice or one of their delicious

Eastern favourites. Where to find 'em: George Town for lunch. West Bay

subs. Waterfront Urban Diner and Brooklyn in

(across from Foster's) and Red Bay.

Camana Bay also deliver. For more restaurants that deliver check out www.caymangoodtaste.com. The site gives the delivery areas and menus (often with daily specials) for restaurants across the Island.

Burger Shack

Gourmet burgers made-to-order using 100% Certified Angus Beef. Try their juicy Shack Burger, or their Top Dog split and griddled crisp.

MENU

Good Mood Food Co.

For heaping gourmet sandwiches and specialty shakes served seven days a week, visit Good Mood Food on the lot next to Copper Falls.

SMOKIN BRO S

Still Hungry? The Greenhouse serves appetizing salads, paninis and specialises in gluten-free, low-carb options.

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Smokin' Bros

They’re also vegan friendly! For a bistro-style

Mouthwatering smoked BBQ meat to die for. Try favourites such as

lunch made with the freshest ingredients, head

pulled pork and beef brisket sandwiches. Located on Lawrence Blvd.

to Lauren’s. If lunch with an international twist appeals, then stop by Singh's Roti Shop for rotis and daily specials, Latin Taste for freshly made Latin-American food favourites, or China Village for their Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine and daily lunch buffet. Barolo Lounge has started serving a lunch menu, featuring salad, sandwich and pasta options. Aroma in Camana Bay offers sandwiches and soups.

Swanky Stop

Try made-to-order fruit smoothies and pick up tons of fresh seasonal produce from friendly local farmers. Located on the cricket pitch. For Reviews Visit:

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Bread & Chocolate

Conscious Café

Vegan Bistro

Healthy Eating

corner of dr roy's drive & edward street, GT PHone: 946 6239 2 WEB: www.cafe.ky Hours: Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and most public holidays

Art Nest Building, Maclendon Drive PHone: 769 0508 16 WEB: www.sauchaliving.com Hours: Mon–Fri 7.30am–3.30pm, Sun 10am–2pm

Bread & Chocolate is located in the heart of George

Conscious Café is the home of Saucha, who since 2013

Town and serves vegan breakfast, lunch and dinner to diners

have been delivering delicious locally sourced, vegan meals

who enjoy delicious planet-friendly food that is prepared

to Cayman's residents. In 2018 they opened Conscious

responsibly. Local produce is featured wherever possible.

Café in the innovative Art Nest Creative Studio, near the

Enjoy their popular daily specials. Almost everything is made

airport. With its convenient location and plentiful parking,

in-house, including their breads, pastries, delectable desserts

their consciously crafted menu uses local, organic, non-gmo

and even their own cashew cheese. Bread & Chocolate now

and clean 15 ingredients. There is kombucha on tap, house

has a liquor licence so you can enjoy a glass of wine or beer

ferments, and daily specials, and this menu will keep you

with your lunch or dinner.

happy and healthy! It's 95% herbivore and 5% omnivore.

Sample Menu Selections DAILY LUNCH Specialties Island Bowl (Gluten-Free) $14 Spicy jerk tofu, garlic sautéed seasonal greens, black beans, fried plantain, over cilantro brown rice or quinoa Black Bean Tacos (Gluten-Free) $14 Two corn tortillas, fresh sour cream, pico de gallo, grilled red bell pepper and onion and guacamole. Served with fried plantain, slaw and your choice of cilantro brown rice or quinoa Shepherd's Pie $13 Chopped root vegetables and lentils topped with whipped potatoes and mushroom gravy. Served with garlic sautéed seasonal greens Portobello Sandwich $11 Sautéed mushroom, red pepper and red onion, with walnut-kale pesto and house-made garlic aïoli on whole grain bread The Angus Beet Burger $10 Pickapeppa-infused shredded beet, brown rice & lentil patty with fresh garlic aïoli, lettuce, tomato, red onion on a whole grain bun Happy "Tuna" Salad Sandwich $9 Fresh chickpea salad with lettuce and tomato, served on your choice of fresh baguette or toasted whole grain bread Beet Tartare + Soup or Salad $13 Shredded beet and caper tartare mix over soft cashew cheese. Choice of 8oz soup or side salad FOR FREE LOCAL DELIVERY CALL 945 3586 116

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Sample Menu Selections Small bites Hummus & Veg Walnut Rice Sushi - rolled to order Sourdough & Sauce Smoothie Smoothie Bowl

$5 $8 $3/$6 $6 $8

Soups, salads & tings Locally Grown Soup of the Day $6 Add slice of sourdough $2 Loaded Sourdough $5/$10 Buddha Bar Daily Specials $9/$12 House Ferments by the Pound $6/$10 Egg Muffin (Gluten Free) $2/$4 Add Niman Ranch Bacon $3 Sweet Treats (Vegan/Raw/GF) Triple Chocolate Bomb Raw/Vegan Cheesecake or Fudge Chia Pudding

$3/$6 $6 $4

coffee/tea/kombucha Medium Roast $3, French Press $6, Espresso $2.50/$3.50, Cold Brew $4, Selection of Teas $3, Kombucha on Tap $3/$8/½ gallon growler, Ginger Beer, Fresh Juices CATERING AND DELIVERY AVAILABLE


Island Naturals Café

FRESH

Healthy Eating

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Fresh Kitchen & Coffee is Cayman's destination for great

coconut plaza, behind edoardo's, SMB PHone: 945 2252 10 web: www.islandnaturals.ky Hours: Mon–Fri 7am–8pm, Sat 8am–6pm, Sun 8am–5pm, Bank Holidays 8am-5pm Delivery: Seven Mile Beach and George Town

Island Naturals Café, a healthy eatery and coffee shop

all-day breakfast, healthy lunches, freshly pressed juices and

that was created from a passion for fresh food, natural

nourishing smoothies. Breakfast choices include Avocado

and organic ingredients and eating to nourish your body,

Toast, Açaí Bowls and Breakfast Wraps. Grab lunch to-go

mind and soul. The newly expanded menu aims to please

or enjoy your fresh salad such as the Quinoa & Greens with

all palates, breakfast through to dinner and includes vegan,

black beans inside their bright dining room. Along with a

vegetarian and gluten-free options.

refreshing selection of house-made juices, you can kick start your day with rich coffee that's exclusively roasted for Fresh.

juices & smoothies Reenergize Juice Carrot, pineapple, lemon, turmeric, ginger Fresh Green Smoothie Kale, spinach, pineapple, avocado, bananas

Sample Menu Selections AÇaÍ bowlS Tropical, Snickers, Fruity

Sample Menu Selections

$6 $7

all day breakfast Healthy Start $8 Toasted six grain bread, scrambled eggs with vine tomatoes and homemade pesto Avocado Toast $8 Toasted sourdough, tomato jam and avocado salads, bowls & wraps Quinoa & Greens Salad $8.50 Tomatoes, red onions, black beans, kale and spinach topped on quinoa with lime vinaigrette Steak Salad $12 Arugula and mixed greens with red onions, grilled mushrooms, mixed peppers and sliced steak with red wine vinaigrette Baja Bowl $12 Brown rice and kale, avocado, beet slaw, black beans, corn, salsa fresca, crispy wontons, lime wedges, spicy yoghurt sauce Falafel Wrap $12 Greens, tomato, red onion, homemade falafel, tahini dressing

OU T TO L UN CH!

Galleria plaza, west bay road PHone: 640 0008 WEB: www.freshcayman.com Hours: Mon–Fri 7am–7pm, Sat & Sun 8am–3pm all-day breakfast

Healthy Eating

OATMEALS Apple Pie, Super, Snickers

$9.50

$7.50-$8

Breakfast wraps Sweet Apple Hash, Hearty Breakfast

$10-$10.50

SmootHies $8-$8.75 Chocolate Hemp, Tropical, Mocha Maca, Turmeric Green Tea SALADS $6-$12 Thai Crunch, BLT, Red Quinoa & Beet, Fiesta, Strawberry Mango $10-$10.75 wraps  Chipotle Chorizo, Samosa, BBQ Burrito, Falafel, Chipotle Chorizo BOWLS (Over quinoa, soba noodles or spinach) $9-$14 Mango Chipotle, Falafel, Spicy Pan Asian, Teriyaki Stir-fry, Greek Buddha Soups $5-$10 Lentil & Black Bean, Creamy Pumpkin, Soup of the Day PASTA Primavera, Chipotle Rose

$14

CATERING AND CORPORATE DELIVERY AVAILABLE For Promotions Visit:

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OUT TO L UN C H !

Island Taste

Pico Taqueria

Local Food

Fast-Casual Mexican

PATTIES

PASTRIES

LUNCH

CATERING

7 Caymanian Village, North Sound road, GT 14 PHone: 949 1480 email: delivery@islandtaste.ky Hours: Mon–Fri 7am–3pm, Sat 7am–1pm, Sun 10am–3pm

Island Taste was established in 1975 and continues to offer

Pico is a fast-casual Mexican taqueria located in Cayman

high quality, authentic Caymanian dishes and international

Technology Centre. With flavours inspired by the streets of

favourites seven days a week. They are well known for their

Mexico, customers order at the counter and watch as their

delicious, freshly made patties which are packed full of

choice of taco, burrito, salad etc. is freshly made in front of

tasty fillings, as well as their soups and daily specials. Their

them. All ingredients are carefully sourced and handled with

Caribbean breakfasts on Saturday mornings and Local Fish

care. They make as many of their menu items as possible in-house and in small batches throughout the day. Vibrant

Fry on Sundays are also not to be missed.

flavours are matched by a lively environment featuring bold

Sample Menu Selections PATTIES Beef, Chicken, Shrimp, 16 Bean, Beef & Cheese

colours and patterns, with indoor and outdoor seating. $1.50-$3

PASTRIES/BREAD Banana Bread, Gizzada, Sweet Bun, Coconut Rock $1-$2 Sandwich Bread, Hamburger Buns, Dinner Rolls $2.50-$5.50 SOUPS Conch Soup $4.50 Red Bean Soup $3.75 LUNCH MAINS Starting at: Seafood Rundown $10 (Voted 'Best Local Dish 2018 at Taste of Cayman) Stewed Conch $8.50 Cayman Style Mahi Mahi $8.70 Stewed Turtle $10 Curried Shrimp $10 Cayman Style Lobster $12 Oxtail & Broad Beans $8.70 Cayman Style Beef $7.50 BBQ Beef Ribs $7.50 Spanish Style Chicken $7.50 Jerked Chicken $7.50 Sweet Chili Chicken $7.50 Pasta $12 FULL CATERING SERVICES WITH LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL FOOD, DRINKS, LIGHTS, MUSIC, STAFF & MORE 118

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Sample Menu Selections Choose your meal Burrito (Flour tortilla with choice of filling) $8.50 Burrito Bowl (Rice bowl topped with choice of filling) $8 Taco (Flour or corn tortilla with choice of filling) $3 Quesadilla (Flour tortilla with choice of filling) $8.50 Nachos (House-made tortilla chips with toppings) $7 Salad (Lettuce bowl with choice of filling) $8 Choose your FILLING Chicken (Slow roasted adobo marinated all-natural chicken) Carnitas (All natural pork shoulder marinated overnight) Shrimp (+$1.50) (Grilled seasoned shrimp) Carne Asada (+$1) (Seared flank steak rubbed with house spice blend) Barbacoa (+$1) (All-natural beef marinated in our house adobo) Veggies (Based on local and seasonal availability) Sides and Extras Esquites $3.25 Rice & Beans $2.95 Queso Blanco $1.50 Guacamole $2.25 Salsa $1 Double Chicken/Carnitas/Veggies $1.95 Double Shrimp/Barbacoa/Carne Asada $2.95


Subway Sandwiches, Wraps, Salads & Pizzas

OU T TO L UN CH!

5 945 3568 (GT) 945 7373 (Ind Park) 5 6 943 7827 (WB)

946 1474 (EE) 6

949 6866 (SMB) 33 www.subway.ky

4 943 7878 (SAV)

DELICIOUS, DELIVERED.

Whether it's a beach day with your family, a meeting at the office or a themed party with friends, SUBWAY® restaurants have everything you need to make your next event a success. Explore their menu to see all of the delicious catering options, including Giant Subs, sandwich platters, convenient Subway to GO!™ meals and much more. SUBWAY® is the undisputed leader in fast, healthy food. Their easy-to-prepare sandwiches are made to order right in front of the customer, using freshly baked breads, select sauces and a variety of delicious toppings. Sample Menu Selections DAILY Breakfast STARTING AT $4.50 Choose from a range of breakfast sandwiches. Try the popular Sunrise Melt or consider adding steak, bacon or ham to the egg and cheese sandwich. Egg whites are also available. Sandwiches (6”/12”) STARTING AT $3.50 FOR 6" All sandwiches are made to order and available as a 6" or 12" on a variety of different breads which are baked fresh daily. There are a range of vegetables and condiments to make it the perfect sandwich just for you.

Straight to your

SUBS UNDER 6 grams of fat Healthy options to choose from include Turkey Breast, Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki, Veggie Delite, Black Forest Ham, Roast Beef or Subway Club. HOT & FRESH TOASTED Try the Meatball Marinara, Spicy Italian, Subway Melt, Chicken Bacon Ranch or Steak and Cheese. OTHER FAVOURITES Personal pizzas and vegetarian options are also available.

Go online for full menus, delivery options, promotions and much, much more...

www.caymangoodtaste.com

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Ev e n t Pl a n n in g

THE ICE CREAM RICHER"

Cayman's Dessert Culture

Photos by Gelato & Co., Deep Blue Images & Rebecca Davidson

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The Great Gelato This trendy Italian treat is a great alternative to ice cream. It's made from milk and all

natural ingredients and has less calories and fat than ice cream. Gelato is churned at a slow speed so there is less air, giving it a creamy, dense consistency. Gelato & Co.'s owners make their gelato fresh everyday with no

The Inside Scoop After a long period in the Cayman sun you’ll find yourself searching for a cold scoop of ice cream. Häagen-Dazs serves sophisticated ice cream using only the purest ingredients and offers a multitude of extra toppings. For a huge range of soft-serve flavours you can't go wrong with Dairy Queen. Sample the always popular Blizzards with seasonal variations and delicious ice cream cakes. Also listen out for the sweet sounds of the CayKool ice cream truck as it makes its way around the Island!

added colouring, flavourings or preservatives. Choose from over 26 delicious flavours and top your treat with melted Nutella, strawberry sauce or chocolate beads. Enjoy your gelato while sitting at one of the outside tables that

Keep Your Eyes on the Pies! Whether it’s your favourite way to end a meal or you want to skip straight to the finale, Cayman’s restaurants are big hitters when it comes to desserts! Calypso Grill is famous for their Sticky Toffee Pudding and Millionaire Shortbread. For delicious desserts to be enjoyed alfresco whilst overlooking the water, head to Casanovas to tuck into their divine Tiramisu, Grand Old House for their Red Velvet Chocolate Lava Cake and Beach House for their White Chocolate Matcha Panna Cotta or heavenly Bananas Foster French Toast. Sunday brunches are also a mecca for dessert lovers and both Seven and LUCA are known for their rows of mini-cakes, tartlets, profiteroles and much more. See pages 39-44 for some of the Island's best brunch spots.

overlook the harbour in Camana Bay or at their George Town location. Gelato & Co. also offer a wide range of cakes, macarons, pastries and more.

Sundae School

For a lighter treat that’s lower in calories head to Peachwave for frozen yoghurt, aka ‘froyo’. Help yourself to a variety of frequently changing flavours such as tart lemon, creamy cheesecake, reduced sugar English toffee and even nondairy options. Loading up on the toppings will of course hike up the calories, but they are totally worth it! Yogurt Ur Way in Grand Harbour also offers a selection of flavours and toppings that change daily.

Adventures in Smoothieland

Stop by Jessie’s Juice or sister café South West Collective for thick smoothies made using fresh

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produce, with no ice or sugar added. Their Dr. Green provides a punch of vegetable goodness or, for a sweeter treat, try the Carmen Miranda! Island Naturals also have a strong smoothie game with their 'to die for' Breakfast Smoothie, or their more saintly Green Smoothie filled with kale, spinach, banana and green supreme juice! For some nutty indulgence try Fresh for their Aw Nuts Smoothie: a satisfying blend of bananas, almonds, walnuts and milk. For cool, thick and creamy smoothies head to Smoothie King, where they offer enhanced smoothies with multi-vitamins, antioxidants, muscle builders and more. Lastly, you can try Juiced @ The Wicket for their refreshing juices.


Madame Bakery For a guilt-free treat head to Island Naturals, Conscious Café or Bread & Chocolate Vegan Bistro where you will find gluten and dairy-free options that are guaranteed to satisfy any sweet craving!

A Tale of Two Crêpes Crêpes are some of the most delicious desserts you can eat and will satisfy both the sweet and savoury tooth types! Anchor & Den’s crêpe bar is open daily (7am–11am and 6pm–10pm) and offers flavours such as lemon curd, blueberry and hibiscus, or scrambled egg, ham and cheese. Petit Paris offers delectable French crêpes daily, where you can enjoy sweet flavours ranging from Sugar Crêpe, to the more decadent Apple Cinnamon Crêpe or Nutella Banana Crêpe. Cayman Crêperie in Bayshore Mall has an extensive selection of sweet and savoury crêpes made fresh; the perfect indulgent dessert to treat yourself with!

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Italian GelatoIce Cream (dairy free/vegan)

Located on the Crescent, Camana Bay & Cardinall Avenue, George Town

Camana Bay open daily 8am to 11pm George Town open daily 8am to 5pm www.gelatoeco.com | info@gelatoeco.com Custom orders also available for events, weddings and birthdays

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CAYMAN BEST BA R S

of the caribbean

October 2019 Cayman Cocktail Week is a celebration of all things cocktail-y and sip-worthy in the Cayman Islands. There are numerous entertaining and interactive events across the Island including cocktail classes, historical cocktail tours, pop up cocktail bars, cocktail dinners and the chance to meet top industry professionals! The events are supported by fantastic brands like Appleton Estate Rum, Aperol Spritz and Campari, and aim to appeal to people’s sense of fun as well as promote responsible drinking culture.

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or email: joaustin@jacquesscott.com

Photos Courtesy of Blue Dot Studios

Through its hugely anticipated annual Cayman Cocktail Week and year-round support of innovative mixologists, Cayman has firmly established itself as the Cocktail Capital of the Caribbean. Cayman has a fantastic cocktail culture with its bars and restaurants creating wonderful concoctions using fresh local produce and a healthy pour of imagination!


Barolo Lounge

Best Bars 2017 Best Bars 2019

B EST BA RS

Coconut Place, West Bay Road, Seven mile beach S M B M A P PA G E 10

Phone:

8

945 4408

www.edoardosrestaurant.com Hours:

Seven days a week 11.30am until after midnight Fridays 11.30am–2.30am Since its arrival in 2010, Barolo Highlights: Lounge has cemented itself as a • Craft cocktails popular late night hotspot on Seven • Fine wines Mile Beach. Their ethos of "craft • Live DJ until 2.30am every Friday cocktails, fine wine, good food" does not disappoint as you’ll discover when • Live acoustic music every other you enjoy their innovative cocktails, Wednesday from 9pm-11pm fine wines and delicious food - don't • Extensive food menu miss the tuna tacos and chicken wings! • Air conditioned interior On Fridays the lounge transforms • Outdoor patio into the place to see and be seen, with • Paper straws used Barolo's resident DJ playing popular tunes from 9.30pm–2.30am. With a mix of locals, expats and tourists all mingling in a festive and buzzing atmosphere, Barolo is the go-to spot to experience true Cayman nightlife! Barolo is connected to Edoardo's Restaurant (see page 96) by a passageway, meaning guests can choose between the lively bar or the more intimate restaurant setting. With the same staff, great service and excellent food as Edoardo's, Barolo will quickly become one of your regular stops during a night out on Seven Mile Beach. WINES

Glass/Bottle

Villa Maria, Sauvignon Blanc, NZ Murphy Goode, Cabernet Sauvignon Batasiolo, Barbera D'Alba Italy Insolence, Rose, Provence, France Erath, Pinot Noir, Oregon, U.S.A. Alamos, Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina

$9/$36 $10/$38 $13/$48 $9/$36 $13/$48 $ 9/$36

COCKTAILS

Gin & Tonic with a Twist $11.50 Basil infused Bummers & Lazarus Gin, aloe juice, Franklin & Sons Sicilian Lemon Tonic Water, orange twist and local sage

Zacapa 23 Old Fashioned $15.50 Organic coconut oil fatwashed Zacapa 23, maple syrup, chocolate, angostura bitters, orange twist.

The King of Long Island $16 Grey Goose, Zacapa 23, Grand Marnier, The Botanist 22, Don Julio, Reposado, fresh lime juice, house-made simple syrup, splash of coke

FOOD Ceviche of the day Chicken wings Home-made Tuna Tacos  Chicken Quesadillas House Salad Chicken Caesar Salad Steak Sandwich Mahi Mahi Sandwich Barolo Burger Spaghetti Bolognese Gnocchi

$15 $12 $16 $22 $8 $15 $17 $16 $15 $14 $16

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Fidel Murphy's A lively Irish pub in the heart of Seven Mile Beach. Fidel’s caters to customers who appreciate fresh draft beer from around the world, good pub grub and a warm friendly

CAYMAN BARS

atmosphere. You will find a great value happy hour every Friday from 4pm-close with $4 well drinks, $6 wines by the glass, and a $5 feature beer. Fidel's also offers a range of entertainment such as their famous Karaoke Night, charity pub quizzes and extensive live coverage of major European and American sporting events. Highlights Hours Mon–Fri 8am–1am, Sat & Sun 8am–12am | Full service bar | Stateof-the-art draft system | Large sports screens Authentic pub grub | Happy Hour every Friday 4pm-close

Queen's Court Plaza | Seven Mile Beach | (345) 949 0088

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BUBBLE BAR Entering Bubble Bar's intimate space, your eyes will immediately rest on the cascading water feature that is the bar's distinct backdrop. A full service bar with an extensive wine list as well as aged rums, the Bubble Bar's mixologist also specialises in signature cocktails such as the Cracked Conch Rum Punch and Picasso Old Fashion. Patrons enjoy Cracked Conch's full menu; nibble on one of their small plates like the seared fresh Calamari, thought to be the best on-Island, which pairs well with a crisp white wine. Highlights Bubble Bar is air conditioned and open during Cracked Conch's operating hours Extensive wine list | Dine on the full menu from Cracked Conch Cracked Conch | North West Point, WB | (345) 945 5217

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Anchor & Den At Anchor & Den (A&D), they were romanced by the concept of an Apothecary. Traditionally a place that sold elixirs and potions – they thought it would be the perfect inspiration for their beverage programme at the hotel. Born out of their love for herbs and spices, these magical ingredients are the foundation for all their handcrafted cocktails and drinks. Their mixologists use home-made syrups, infused waters and dehydrated fruits to create their unique botanical blends. The A&D team has always had a passion for Gin, and with the largest selection on-Island, it was only natural that they produced their own. Their exclusive citrus-infused A&D Gin is now available to be enjoyed and purchased.

Each year, the best bartenders in Cayman compete to represent Cayman at the prestigious World Class Bartending Competition. Fede Johnson, whose cocktail creativity won him a chance to represent the Cayman Islands in Berlin in 2018, gave us the recipes for some trendy new cocktails. These cocktails are sure to take Cayman from the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean to the Cocktail Capital of the Caribbean!

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Cocktails

Back to Black: Johnnie Walker Black Label Pedro Ximenez Orange Marmalade Raspberry/cherrie shrub

Highlights The bar at Anchor & Den is open every day from 11am–12am | Apothecary Happy Hour on Fridays from 5pm–7pm | Featuring weekly Apothecary infusions as well as cocktail and food specials

(balsamic vinegar)

Grand Cayman Marriott Resort | Seven Mile Beach | (345) 949 0088

A modern twist on the ‘Blood and Sand’ which is an old school cocktail from the 1920’s.

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Macabuca

Black mint infused Tanqueray 10Falernum Clarified lime  Sparkling water

Macabuca Oceanside Tiki Bar & Grill is situated in West Bay and offers panoramic ocean views. If you’re looking for affordable

For those ready to discover new

Caribbean and international style food and

flavours, this cocktail is where the

drinks with gorgeous views, then look no

refreshing mojito meets the classic

further. Don't miss their All-You-Can-Eat BBQ

Gin and Tonic.

and if you're curious about conch, try their conch platter. Nothing washes worries away

The Old Tale: Ron Zacapa 23 Centenario Rum Cocoa Bitters Fondillón (a dessert wine from Alicante, Spain)

better than a Macabuca Punch – with five rums how can you go wrong? The sunsets are also incredible! Highlights Hours: Mon–Fri 11am–1am, Sat & Sun 11am–12am | Monday: All-you-can-eat BBQ CI$17 and Happy Hour 5pm–10pm | Happy Hour daily from 5pm–7pm. | Weekend jerk chicken specials CI$10 | Food served until 10pm nightly Live music Saturdays from 7pm–9pm

Cracked Conch Restaurant | North West Point Road, West Bay | (345) 945 5217

An old fashioned that brings back sweet memories of Christmases past,

Alo ha! (Mocktail)

full of flavour and passion.

Lemon juice grapefruit sherbeRt dash demerara sugar mint and aloe vera soda A crisp and refreshing non-alcoholic mixed drink that's perfect for long hot Cayman days.

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West Indies Wine Company (WIWC) WIWC is a true tasting room. You will find 80 different wines available as a 1oz, 3oz, or 5oz glass, served via state-ofthe-art Wine Station® machines. Inside there is room to stand and socialise, or sit outside and watch the world go by on Camana Bay’s Paseo. WIWC offers a cheese and meat platter to pair with your wine and a variety of tasty flatbreads. They also serve craft beer, sparkling wine and Champagne by the glass. Purchase wine, Champagne and spirits by the bottle at retail prices, seven days a week and during extended late night hours. Highlights Hours: Mon–Thurs 12pm– 10pm, Fri–Sat 12pm–Midnight, Sun 1pm–9pm | 80 different wines by the glass | 5oz pours range from $7-$35 | Craft beer, Champagne, and sparkling wine available | Purchase alcohol at retail prices, 7 days a week West Indies Wine Company | Corner of The Paseo and Market St. Camana Bay | SMB Map page 10 Pin 29 | (345) 640 9492 | www.wiwc.ky

The Lodge Located in The Strand, The Lodge is central to Cayman’s nightlife scene! Featuring a packed weekly events calendar with popular themed nights, and a daily ‘2for-1’ happy hour special – The Lodge is the Island’s go-to spot for entertainment. Their three dedicated rooms boast a dance floor, entertainment space, and multiple flatscreen TVs. Whether you’re out for a night on the town, or grabbing a drink while you catch the game, The Lodge offers one of the most diverse social experiences on-Island! Highlights Hours: Coffee and food from 7.30am–3pm, 7 days a week | Bar open Sun– Fri 10am-2am, Sat 10am–12am | Daily and Weekly Specials | Live Music | Daily Happy Hour 4pm–7pm | Three rooms: The Tavern, Barrel Room and Eco Den Cafe The Strand Plaza | Seven Mile Beach | Map page 10 Pin 15 | (345) 323 2169 | www.thelodgecayman.com 126

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Ahmed | BrooklyN Cocktail: "TWISTED Bourbon Smash"

FAVOURITE BARTENDERS

Teach us something only Scotch Whisky is always spelt

without

the

e,

B EST BA RS

Cayman attracts some of the best bartenders and mixologists in the world. They are drawn here by the world class level of Cayman's bars and restaurants, and also the chance to live in paradise!

a bartender would know?

whereas Irish Whiskey is always spelt with an

What’s

e. Also, Scotch Whisky

you’ve had happen to you on

distilleries fire their

the job?

kiln with peat in

I have acquired tonnes of

them, adding a

nicknames over the years of

distinctive smoky

bartending: Toddles, Toddfather,

the

funniest

thing

Todd Cruise, Tdude, but

peat flavour.

the one that’s stuck most consistently is the

Jonathan | Catch

Titster – I’ll leave it to

Cocktail: "ScrappyCoco"

you to guess why that is.

Todd | cracked Conch

If you were a type of alcohol, what would you

Cocktail: "Bad & Boujee" (Stoli 2018 Competition winner)

be and why? Amaro

because

it’s

Simone | Barolo

sweet but can have a citrusy tang – but my

Cocktail: "Johnny’s Mosquito"

grandmother would say

What is your go to hangover cure?

Rum because it has

Don’t drink too much – because

its own natural

nothing really works the next day!

sweetness but

A Swedish friend once told me

can still be a

boiled potatoes, but I really think it

little hairy!

depends on what you’ve had to eat the night before. Some people

Shawn | Brasserie

say that having another shot of what you drank the night

Cocktail: "Pepper Citrus Infused Gin & Tonic"

before can help.

What’s your bartending philosophy? Ever

since

joining

the

Brasserie team, I’ve adopted a garden-to-bar philosophy. Every cocktail we make has something from the garden, juice bar or smokehouse. Most

recently

with

the

opening of Caboose, we’ve actually smoked

incorporated apples

into

our tequila to create the flavour illusion of a Mezcal.

Mike | Fidel Murphy's

Cocktail: "Twisted Irish Old Fashioned" Tell us a funny story from the job. Back in Ireland when I working at this oldman pub, it was a bank holiday weekend and everyone was wasted. I had this man who when it came time to make his payment, pulled his phone out and started taking it apart. I thought maybe he had his card held in one of those pocket things that attach to your phone – but no, he eventually handed me his phone battery for his payment! 127


ENTERTAINING Un NCH TI ON Evle t PlsEC ann in g

Trends {cayman style}

How to Entertain in Cayman

Entertaining in Cayman is so easy! There are so many event professionals who offer a wide range of services at competitive prices, so you won’t need to break the bank either. Planning to go big but still want to watch your budget? Work with a professional who understands the local industry and can get you the best deals. Read on to learn about some of the hottest trends on the Island's entertaining scene!

Sip, Sip, Hooray!

Go Live!

Cocktail culture has always placed a premium

That solo harpist strumming the wedding

on creativity and innovation, and while there

march may still be on trend for the

is undeniably an art to mixing the perfect

traditionalists, but some brides are

drink, the latest trend in entertaining sees mixologists handing over the baton (or should we say muddler) to party-goers! Make-your-

360° View

ballad or two. Whilst you will never go wrong with an experienced DJ setting the ‘soundscape’ of your event, this season

own-cocktail stations have emerged as a fun

we are seeing live bands at birthday

and deliciously personal alternative to the

parties, charity events and even weddings!

traditional drinks station. Get creative with

Whatever you decide, you will need one of

flavour combinations at a fresh fruit mimosa

Cayman’s experienced event planners to

station or provide a variety of tonic waters

arrange quality sound production.

Heard the buzzing overhead? It’s the drones!

and fresh garnishes for a spin on the classic

If you want that stunning, 360-degree shot of

Gin and Tonic cocktail! A virgin concoction

Back to Basics

your beach wedding, hire a professional drone

to keep guests hydrated at your daytime

The insurgence of simplistic living has swept

operator in Cayman; this is one of the hottest

soirée won’t go amiss either. Get in touch

in and reorganised entertaining as we know

wedding trends this season! Classic black and

with Cayman’s experienced event planners to

it. More recently, hosts are placing the focus

discuss your options!

back where it matters: on the happiness of

white portraiture is experiencing a resurgence —

but it never really went out of style, did

it! Grand Cayman has highly trained and experienced photographers, some specialise

their guests. The result? A laidback style of entertaining where kinship and comfort are

in commercial and food photography, others

key! Think potlucks, game nights, dinner parties

in weddings and portraiture. With the latest

– the variations are aplenty, as are the experts

advances in amateur cameras, it may even

in Cayman who can bring your ‘hygge’ inspired

be tempting to DIY, but we highly recommend

gathering to life.

hiring an experienced photographer to capture timeless shots of your event, ones that will transcend any future trend.

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The Great Indoors

While Mother Nature is always in vogue, this year we’re scaling back on over-the-top florals and making room for lots of fresh greenery. Tablescapes are getting a makeover with more simple and monochromatic centrepieces, while photo opportunities are being enhanced by the backdrop of a plush green wall. The beauty of this trend is in the details: ivy, ferns, lemon leaf, eucalyptus and succulents are eye-catching adornments for a simpler and more elegant effect. The best part about ‘going greener’ means there is opportunity to inject splashes of colour if desired. One of the many local florists on Island will be able to advise you on a variety of florals and greenery that will complement each other to bring your vision to life.


Rum Point

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

Restaurant & Event Venue

Event Venue & Catering

Highlights: Island's largest ballroom Specialised team for event coordination More than 13,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor event space Beach, pool and lawn venues | Customisable catering menus Culinary studio for cooking classes, ideal for groups

Rum Point is a beautiful beachside destination in tranquil North Side that has several unique locations on its property to host your daytime or evening event. From a wedding on the endless dock to a beachside corporate BBQ or even a private party inside the evening restaurant, the award-winning chefs and events team will make your event a success.

Amid the beautiful setting of the Cayman Islands, The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman offers a paradisiac meeting venue, characterised by exemplary service and unparalleled luxury. With state-of-the-art conference facilities and both indoor and outdoor meeting spaces, the hotel is poised to host conferences, board meetings, fundraisers, galas, weddings and incentive trips.

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Highlights: Beautiful beachside location with dock Unique property with multiple event locations Small & large events welcome Exclusive venue or full property hire available Special events | Corporate events | Weddings & rehearsals

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The Lodge

George Town Yacht Club (GTYC)

Event Venue

Event Venue & Catering

Highlights: Scheduled weekly events calendar Option for custom events Three separate rooms Full bar service Video and table games Conveniently located on West Bay Road

Highlights: Waterfront location with stunning marina views Private room, pool, patio and restaurant event spaces Ideal for weddings, parties (adults & kids) and corporate events Full catering and bar service Seated events or cocktail reception Experienced event organisers

The Lodge offers a diverse party and entertainment space that is ideal for hosting your next get-together! Choose from their weekly events calendar, or create your own theme! With three party rooms, including space for dancing, a full service bar, and a number of flat-screen TVs, The Lodge is dedicated to bringing your event to life.

GTYC offers several event spaces in which to host your special occasion, including a private room, the main restaurant, the patio and the pool area. All of these spaces overlook The Barcadere Marina and enjoy a breeze from the North Sound. Suitable for social occasions and corporate events, big or small, GTYC have experienced event organisers to help you bring your event to life. Full catering and bar service available.

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949 2482

CAM

220

Blue Cilantro

945 4372

SMB

90

Brasserie (The)

9451815

GT

120

Brooklyn (The)

640 0005

CAM

200+

Calypso Grill

949 3948

WB

100

Casanova

949 7633

GT

120

Catch

949 4321

WB

100-130

Cimboco

947 2782

SMB

100

Cracked Conch

945 5217

WB

320

Deckers

945 6600

SMB

250

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Edoardo's

945 4408

SMB

100

George Town Yacht Club

947 4892

GT

200

Grand Old House

949 9333

GT

400

Guy Harvey's

946 9000

GT

150

Harbour Grille / Salty's

945 5200

GT

500

Kaibo

947 9975

ED

unlimited

KARoo

946 6633

CAM

250

Kimpton Seafire Resort

746 0000

SMB

999

Lobster Pot

949 2736

GT

180

Lodge (The)

323 2169

SMB

200+

LUCA

623 4550

SMB

150

Marriott Beach Resort

949 0088

SMB

350

Mizu/Pani

640 0001

CAM

60-100+

Morgan's

946 7049

SMB

170

Pedro St. James

947 3329

ED

unlimited

Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park

947 9462

ED

unlimited

Ragazzi

945 3484

SMB

110

Ristorante Pappagallo

949 1119

WB

250

Ritz-Carlton (The)

943 9000

SMB

660

Royal Palms

945 6358

SMB

20-1000

Rum Point

947 9412

ED

100-400

Saltwater Grill

640 0010

SMB

150-250

Sunset Bay

623 2433

GT

650

Turtle Centre (Schooner's)

949 3894

WB

unlimited

West Indies Wine Company

640 9492

CAM

200

Westin Grand Cayman

945 3800

SMB

600

Wharf (The)

949 2231

SMB

375

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Not a year goes by in Cayman without the addition of new and exciting culinary hot spots – and this year was no exception! From comfort food to contemporary Caribbean cuisine, below we have highlighted some of Cayman’s newest stars.

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A beach chic interior complements contemporary international cuisine at Grand Harbour’s newest eatery, Harbour Grille, run by General Manager Matt Clubbe. Located next to Salty’s Bar and Restaurant, stop by for dinner and breakfast on weekends, for great food and drinks in a stylish family friendly setting. They also have a new and fun outdoor playground for children. The Shoppes at Grand Harbour | Tel: (345) 945 5200 | Now Open

Bandidos

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Conscious p116 Café Saucha, which has been delivering organic

Bandidos Cantina is the latest addition to

local homemade food to homes and offices

the impressive roster of Mexican restaurants

since 2013, now occupies a physical space in

across the Island. Find a delicious selection of

the Art Nest Creative Studio as Conscious Café.

Mexican street-style food accompanied by a

Stop by for a bowl of soup, a delicious salad

creative cocktail list.

using local produce, house brewed Kombucha

Seven Mile Shops, West Bay Road | Tel:

on tap or bags of their Green Popcorn and don't

(345) 949 4944 | Now Open

forget their yummy vegan desserts! 131 Centre, McLendon Drive | Tel: (345)

The CAboose

769 0508 | Now Open

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This brand new gourmet smokehouse in the heart of Grand Cayman’s Cricket Square brings classic American style real-smoke BBQ to the Island using local sweet wood. With a farmto-table focus that highlights the diversity of Island flavours, this has become a fast favourite lunch spot. Cricket Square, George Town | Tel: (345) 945 1816 | Now Open

Cu l in a ry Rou n d U p

CULINARY

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The Kitchen The Kitchen is an extension of Fidel Murphy’s Public House and focuses on great food in a comfortable setting that is true to its Public House roots. Their high calibre of European cuisine pairs beautifully with an extensive selection of Irish whiskeys. Queens Court Plaza, West Bay Road Tel: (345) 769 4003 | Now Open

Good Moodp111 Food Co. For heaping gourmet sandwiches and guilty pleasure specialty milkshakes, visit the Good Mood Food Co. food truck. You can find them parked on the empty lot across from The Strand Shopping Centre, on Seven Mile corridor - the perfect locale for those late night food stops! Canal Point Drive, across from The Strand Tel: (345) 926 5488 | Now Open

Eating House 1503 Led by award winning Chef Roy Yamaguchi, the Eating House 1503 pays homage to Hawaii’s vibrant culinary heritage, blending simple flavours into haute cuisine dishes. They are

The latest addition to the ever-expanding

located in Margaritaville on West Bay Road.

Market Street Group family, Saltwater

Margaritaville Beach Resort, West Bay

Grill is a stylish and casual, family friendly

Road | Tel: (345) 640 6441 | Now Open

restaurant that specialises in fresh, grilled seafood. See our cover photo! Galleria Plaza, West Bay Road Tel: (345) 640 0010 | Now Open

Turn the Page for a 'Round-up' of Cayman's Best Chefs!

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Best Cayman Chefs 2019

Caym a n ’s CH EF S

Federico Destro Head Chef | Bàcaro Born and raised in Venice, Italy, Federico’s relationship with food began as a young child “helping” his mother make gnocchi. At the age of 14 he enrolled in culinary school for five years. In 1999 he decided to leave Italy to experience the world, and arrived in Grand Cayman to work as a line cook in Ragazzi Restaurant. After two years he was promoted to Head Chef, and later enjoyed a nine-year stint at LUCA. He is now Head Chef and co-owner of Bàcaro.

Federico Says...

What is your favourite cookbook? “Veneto in Bocca” (translated: “Veneto in the

What is your favourite dish to cook, and why?

mouth”). It is a very old Venetian cookbook, with simple recipes written in Italian,

What is your culinary guilty pleasure?

Risotto, because it’s easy and difficult at the

English and original Venetian dialect.

There's nothing guilty about an herb butter,

same time. You only get it perfect if you properly follow every step and time it right.

pork belly and foie gras sandwich - so let's not What is your favourite kitchen gadget? Our Sonos audio system! We listen to

What is the best/ trickiest thing about being a chef in Cayman? The best is that you get to work with chefs from all over the world and learn about different techniques. The trickiest is that, being an island,

mostly old rock music at work, which keeps us all in a good mood while cooking. What would you offer as the best cooking tip for a novice?

the availability of certain products or equipment

Forget about Master Chef and all those

can be limited, so patience and good planning

cooking shows. Keep your feet on the

are key!

ground and stay humble, because it’s a

Why do you think Cayman is such a culinary hotspot? The number of restaurants compared to the population is very high, so the strong competition raises the bar and pushes everyone to new limits. What is your first, or favourite, food memory? Helping my mom make gnocchi at home, when I was about five. If you had your own cooking show what would you call it? “Try this”. Who is the biggest influence on your cooking? My mother! I grew up eating her delicious food.

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very long and rough road before you can call yourself a chef.

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judge!

“Keep your feet on the ground and stay humble, because it’s a very long and rough road before you can call yourself a chef."


Best Cayman Chefs 2019

CAYMAN ’S CHEF S

BRitta Bush Vegan Chef | Saucha / Conscious Café Britta Bush is the vegan chef, kombucha brewmaster, and sourdough baker of Saucha and the Conscious Café! Her company, founded in 2013, is dedicated to using local and organic ingredients to create nourishing and delicious vegan offerings. Since first moving to the Island in 2006 to work as a dive master, she has spent time working as a teacher at John Gray High School, before becoming completely immersed in healthy, allergen-free cooking. She completed her Raw/ Vegan Chef Training with Matthew Kenney in 2013. Her style has evolved to a fusion of raw/ vegan techniques, slow simmered dishes, and almost always some sort of fermentation. Britta captures the essence of local produce by showcasing seasonal menus and offering a meal delivery service, catering and private chef options, as well as cooking classes.

Is there a secret ingredient in your kitchen?

Britta Says...

The secret ingredient is always love.

What is your favourite dish to cook, and why? Sourdough, because of the fermentation process. That's my initial answer.

What is your first, or favourite, food memory?

To go a bit deeper, it fascinates me to transform an ingredient that has been

The first and most vivid image that comes to mind is German bread rolls.

stripped of its nutrients, and subsequently demonised as being to blame for many modern ailments. Organic Wheat, especially heirloom varieties, with all

What has been your most humbling experience?

of its parts (i.e. wheat germ, wheat oil, protein, etc), especially FERMENTED

Working alongside talented chefs for large events and getting tongue-tied

wheat, as in sourdough, is actually good for you. Just read Michael Pollan, or

every time Anthony Bourdain held a microphone to my mouth!

watch Cooked on Netflix. What would you offer as the best cooking tip for a novice?

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Work with what you know and love, but also seek out unknown ingredients. Buy them and Google what to do. Or ask the farmer. Always ask the farmer. Why do you think Cayman is such a culinary hotspot? The fusion of cultures and flavours! Due to Cayman's location and the booming tourism industry, we have a global palate. As well as the roster of truly talented local chefs, there are chefs who reside here from around the world and bring with them unique home flavours to fuse into their food. What do you think is the next worthwhile food/dining trend? The rejuvenation of DIY fermentation! With abundant awareness surrounding the benefits of eating a diet rich in plant power, the next level is gut health. Fermentation offers fascinating health benefits, and also enables complex flavours to be represented in dishes with minimal ingredients.

“From tomatoes, kale, figs and guavas, to the huge variety of fresh herbs and spices readily available - we are blessed with our selection of produce and flavours!”

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Alex Menegon Head Chef | Ristorante Pappagallo Chef Alex fondly remembers the hours spent as a child curiously watching his two chef parents working away in kitchens. From this emerged his lifelong passion for cooking, and the moment he was given the opportunity to travel and work abroad in starred restaurants – he took it. So far his passion has taken him to Australia, Spain, Portugal and back to his roots in Italy, where he worked in a renowned Italian hotel. He is currently Head Chef at Ristorante Pappagallo. work, word gets around quickly. However, this is a

seafood salad. For one, a good chef must master

double-edged sword, because a bad meal can ruin

the different techniques required in the preparation

If you had your own cooking show, what would you call it?

your reputation!

of different fish.

Distractions Are Forbidden.

Why do you think Cayman is such a culinary hotspot?

Chef Renato Piccolotto, who has been a chef at the

Alex Says

Who is the biggest influence on your cooking?

What would you offer as the best cooking tip for a novice?

There are approximately 120 nationalities residing

hotel Cipriani in Venice for more than 30 years. I

in the Cayman Islands. This multitude of cultures

As far as tips, I have many, but perhaps the most

worked for 12 years under his supervision and he

brings with it a culinary diversity unique to these

important one I would share is: always taste test

made it possible for me to become a chef.

small Islands.

the dish that you are serving! What is your first, or favourite food memory?

Tell us about a time you had a culinary fail, and how you managed to get through it?

What is the best/ trickiest thing about being a chef in Cayman?

I will never forget the first dish I ever prepared

One day the béarnaise sauce separated in the

The best thing about being a chef in Cayman is

which was a cold ‘insalata di mare’ (seafood salad).

middle of service. I panicked and broke out in a cold

There is a certain method to preparing a chilled

sweat. However, after adding some cold water and

that once guests appreciate the quality of your

a quick whisk, it was back to perfection.

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Is there a secret ingredient in your kitchen? Passion. I believe that for a dish to be prepared perfectly, and for a chef to realise his or her potential, a key ingredient is passion. The kitchen also requires patience and dedication. Fill in the blank: If I weren’t a chef, I would be… If I weren’t a chef, I would be sailing around the world on my own sailboat.

“approximately 120 nationalities residE in the Cayman Islands. This multitude of cultures brings with it a culinary diversity unique to these small Islands.”

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Best Cayman chefs 2019

Chef Teerapol & Chef SRiSuNG CAYMAN ’S CHEF S

Head Chef & Pastry Chef | Thai Orchid Head Chef Teerapol initially juggled culinary school whilst working in Bangkok's financial sector. From there he enjoyed a stretch spent in Philadelphia, honing his culinary skills, before coming to Cayman – where he first started at Grand Old House, prior to becoming the Head Chef of Thai Orchid 22 years ago. Chef Srisung graduated with a degree in Technical Food and Nutrition, before starting at the BITEC Convention Centre as a chef where she quickly rose through the ranks. After a season in Singapore she was recruited by Thai Orchid. She is a multi-skilled chef and pastry chef.

THE CHefs Say... What is your favourite dish to cook, and why?

Teerapol: My chef knife.

If you had your own cooking show, what would you call it?

Srisung: My commercial mixer.

Thai Orchid.

What is your favourite kitchen gadget?

Teerapol: Phad Thai. The challenge is making the perfect noodle consistency. Srisung: Thai Dessert! It's my passion.

Tell us about a time you had a culinary fail, and how you managed through it? We never fail!

What is the trickiest/best thing about being a chef in Cayman? It is difficult to find some Thai ingredients on-

What would you offer as the best cooking tip for a novice?

Island, and they can be very costly. That's why

You must work hard and apply yourself.

we grow a lot of fresh produce ourselves, and

Familiarise yourself with every job in the kitchen.

make what we can from scratch.

“It is difficult to find some Thai ingredients on-Island, and they can be very costly. That's why we grow a lot of fresh produce ourselves, and make what we can from scratch.”

Is there a secret ingredient in your kitchen? What do you feel are the three most important qualities for anyone looking to get into the food industry or become a chef?

Our sauces!

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A willingness to learn, creativity and a good work

Fill in the blank: If I weren’t a chef, I would be….

ethic.

We can't imagine doing anything else!

Why do you think Cayman is such a culinary hotspot? We have very talented chefs on Island that are always pushing culinary boundaries.

What do you think is the next exciting food/dining trend? Molecular

Gastronomy

is

What is your first, or favourite, food memory?

becoming more and more

Teerapol: Making my first Thai Curry.

accessible

Srisung: Trying Thai custard for the first time.

restaurants. That would be

for

smaller

fun to dabble in! Who is the biggest influence on your cooking? Teerapol: My Grandmother and Mom. Srisung: My Mom as well.

What’s your culinary guilty pleasure? Definitely American fast food. We love Pizza and KFC!

What is your favourite cookbook? Muk Dang Volumes 1-5.

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A Family

best WIN E

AFFAIR WORDS BY xxx

WORDS BY ALICE BRINTON

International Wine Consultant for Vino Veritas

For this family, the secret to making great wines is simple: it comes down to hard work, a respect for the land and care for their grapes. “You cannot make genuinely good wine unless you spend a lot of time in the vineyard. Then you’ll produce pure, natural wines which best express the fruit they come from”, they say. Christian’s own father, George Clerget, worked at the Domaine until he was 84 years old, instilling in his son the value of honest work and a genuine love for the grapes he cultivated. Today, Christian works hands-on in the vineyards and the winery, alongside his daughter, Justine, whilst his wife, Isabelle, takes care of sales, marketing and welcoming visitors to the Domaine. At harvest time, the family is joined by a small team of dedicated pickers, who ensure that only the most perfect grapes are picked, and always by hand.

Burgundy’s 29,000 hectares of vines are famed for producing some of the finest – and most expensive – wines in the world. It is the land, the very soil, of this region that imparts a particular quality to the grapes grown there. But that is not the only reason Burgundy reds and whites are so prized. Unlike its rival, Bordeaux, with its grand château domaines, Burgundy has long prided itself on its family-run enterprises. Small in scale and traditional in spirit, these winemakers pour heart and soul into their work, creating reds and whites that are lauded across the globe. Domaine Clerget, a vineyard in Vougeot, is a wonderfully typical example. Christian and Isabelle Clerget are the fourth generation of winemakers to work the same six hectares of vines on an ancestral domaine planted in Chambolle Musginy, Morey St Denis and Vosne-Romanée, and produce wine in much the same way their forefathers before them had. It’s a livelihood that is rooted in the earth and steeped in tradition.

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Once harvested, the grapes are sorted and destalked before being placed in vats where the slow fermentation process, with native yeasts, begins. After about three weeks of maceration, the wines are racked and then transferred to oak barrels for 12 to 18 months. After a second racking, the wines are bottled, unfiltered and with natural CO2. The result: delectable wines that are very reasonably priced. It would be hard to pick a favourite among them. There’s the Vosne Romanée Violettes, deep and velvety, opulent and aromatic, or the Chambolle-Musigny 1er cru Charmes – a real classic which lives up to its name and is refined and elegant, full-bodied and explodes with red berries. Then there is the Vougeot 1er cru les Petits Vougeot which is pure, assertive and has delicate tannins that melt away in the mouth, or the noble Echezeaux, which comes from vines planted in 1945. This is an haute couture wine with strength and finesse. It is spicy, slightly animal in taste, with notes of undergrowth and mushrooms and a lovely long finish. A true keeper – all available at Vino Veritas! Despite the quality of their wines, for the Clergets, like many other small, traditional wineries in Burgundy, the future is uncertain. For one thing, changing methods in winemaking are threatening their generations-old techniques. As is now typical of younger generations of wine makers, Justine Clerget has spent time abroad, working in wineries in New Zealand and Argentina, to learn about innovations in the industry. Since her return, she has steered the family business towards organic production, and the domaine received 100% organic certification in 2017. Although it was not a big departure from their customary way of


VINO VERITAS is Cayman’s only traditional wine merchant. All their wines and Champagnes are stored

in climate controlled cellars. Quality wines are available at reasonable prices. Delivered free.

(345) 526 VINO (8466) | info@vino.ky | www.vino.ky working - by hand and without the use of pesticides or herbicides - it was a necessary step.

wings to seize a sliver of this mythical land. But do these buyouts put the very qualities that have made Burgundy’s wines so sought after, at risk? Will new investors share the same deep-seated love of the land and nurture their grapes in the same way?

“The younger generation – our children – are pushing us to re-examine how we do things and, in light of global warming and the destruction of the soil by chemical treatments, they’re right to do so,” Isabelle The Clergets, at least, know their worth. says. “It’s their future after all.” “We are part of Burgundy’s identity,” Isabelle declares. “Wine lovers want to But more than staying abreast of come here, to visit our winery, to talk to innovations, it’s the sky rocketing costs in us about our wines, to taste in a congenial, Burgundy that are putting their livelihoods intimate atmosphere. We are part of in question. Just in the last decade, prices France’s heritage.” for top-clmend vineyards in the Cote d’Or have doubled thanks in part to soaring Indeed they are. Beware all you corporate global demand for top quality wines, but investors. And to everyone else out there also due to high profile purchases by who is passionate about wine, I have wealthy investors. a single message — help preserve the incredible Burgundian heritage of these French billionaire François Pinault, for family domaines: buy their wine. You example, who was already in possession won’t be disappointed. of Chateau Latour – one of Bordeaux’s signature wines – bought Burgundy’s famed 7.5 hectare Clos de Tart, in Morey St Denis, for a reputed 200 million euros in 2017. Meanwhile, his rival, Bernard Arnault, proprietor of LVMH, last year acquired another gem of the Cote d’Or the Clos des Lambrays, also in Morey St Denis – for a colossal, yet still undisclosed, sum. And there are plenty more eager, high net worth individuals waiting in the

behold the beauty OF Côte d'Or

vINO vERITAS HAS AVAILABLE: Whites: Morey-Saint-Denis 'Les Crais Blanc' Reds: Vosne-Romanée 'Les Violettes' Chambolle-Musigny Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru 'Charmes' Vougeot 1er Cru 'Les Petits Vougeot' Échézeaux Grand Cru Prices available on request

Côte d'Or: Split into two parts, the CÔte de Nuits and the CÔte de Beaune, CÔte d’Or is where Burgundy’s most famous and expensive wines originate. The Domaine Clerget family estate in Vougeot, CÔte de Nuits has seen four generations of winegrowers in their vineyards of Chambolle-Musigny, MoreySt-Denis, Vougeot and Vosne-Romanée.


THe Brasserie

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The Brasserie’s intimate Wine Room is a hidden gem

WINE

for wine lovers, boasting an extensive selection of 200 international wine labels and vintages. Host your next dinner party around the family-style table, or savour a unique wine tasting experience of several labels at the venue’s monthly SWIRL event. Every wine complements the restaurant’s renowned farm-to-table menu, and has been given a spot in the temperature-controlled wine room of 2500 bottles for that reason. The Brasserie’s comprehensive wine collection is reasonably priced and designed to fit any budget. Find your favourite wine and purchase it, hassle-free, through Brasserie Purveyors. Phone: 945 1815 | Cricket Square | Features: International

Agua Situated on the breezy Camana Bay waterfront, there is the chic and sophisticated Agua restaurant. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award annually since 2011 and upgraded to Best of Award of Excellence for the past four years, Agua offers a spectacular wine collection impeccably paired with their renowned and popular seafood menu that is rooted in Italian tradition and inspired by Peruvian cuisine. Agua's wide ranging wine collection is also reasonably priced and designed to fit any budget. Thanks to their Coravin System you can now order top notch wines by the glass. Phone: 949 2482 | Forum Lane, Camana Bay Features: Italian Cuisine, International Wines

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The Wharf Now in its 31st year, The Wharf has continued to delight visitors and locals alike with its continental Caribbean cuisine and award winning wine list. Situated on the waterfront at the beginning of beautiful Seven Mile Beach, it is the perfect spot for catching Cayman’s spectacular sunsets. The Wharf boasts an underground, climate controlled wine cellar, housing over 800 different wine labels and vintages. Their wine collection heralds from all over the world, with a special selection of vintage wines and a large selection from the USA. The Wharf has received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 2014 and has recently been awarded with two glasses. Phone: 949 2231 | 43 West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach Features: USA, International and All World Wines 138

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world. With extensive offerings from Bordeaux and California, as well as selections from Italy, Spain, Austria, Germany, and the Rhone Valley. The restaurant’s wine list offers a wine experience for every individual palate and drinking expectation. All their wines are stored in their elegant Wine Room and they are a consistent winner of the prestigious Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence. Their aim is simply to offer the most exciting wine experience to each of their guests, whether a beginner or the most dedicated of wine connoisseur. Their on-staff wine expert, Luciano, and in-house sommelier, Nino, can help you choose a wine for your taste and budget. Phone: 814 0163 | South Church Street, George Town Features: Over 2,000 different options of wine

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Abacus. 45 Market Street, Camana Bay. Phone: 623 8282. Hours: Lunch MondaySaturday 11am-2.30pm and dinner 5.30pm10.30pm. Daily happy hour 3pm-7pm. Style: Tapas, Cocktails, Dinner and Wine. Editor’s Comments: Abacus has a great atmosphere, and the food is fresh and stylish. Live music every Friday night. SEE PAGE 38 Agave Grill. 221 North Sound Road, George Town. Phone: 947 5555. Hours: Mon-Wed 11am-9pm and Thurs-Sat 11am-10pm. Style: Traditional Mexican recipes Agua. 47 Forum Lane, Camana Bay. Phone: 949 2482. Hours: Sat-Thur 11.30am–10pm. Friday 11.30am–10.30pm. Style: Eclectic/ seafood. Editor’s comments: A very stylish and popular seafood restaurant serving a wide choice of ceviches and tiraditos plus seafood and meat dishes from around the world. SEE PAGE 40 Alfresco Restaurant. 53 Town Hall Rd, West Bay. Phone: 947 2525. Hours: Daily 11am10pm. Style: International Caribbean. Al La Kebab. Marquee Plaza, SMB. Phone: 943 4343. Hours: Monday-Friday 11am4am; Saturday 11am-3am; Sunday 11am2am. Style: Mediterranean Kebab. Editor’s Comments: For a quick, no–nonsense, good value and healthy meal, their kebabs, skewers and delicious salads cannot be beaten. SEE PAGE 110 Amazon (Café). 150 Elgin Avenue, GT. Phone: 769 1332. Hours: Monday-Friday 7.30am-3pm. Style: Eco-conscious café. Amelia’s Kitchen. Ross Plaza, Crewe Road, GT. Phone: 949 5522. Hours: Mon-Sat 8am6pm. Style: Spanish and Local Caribbean. Anchor & Den. Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, 389 West Bay Road. Phone: 949 0088. Anchor Hours: 6am-Midnight. Den Hours: Breakfast 6.30am-11am, Dinner 6pm-9.30pm. Style: Contemporary Comfort Food. Editor's Comments: With a raw bar, crêperie, innovative menu that sources local ingredients (where possible) and very talented chefs. SEE PAGE 42 Andiamo. The Ritz–Carlton, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 943 9000. Hours: Daily 11.30am-9pm. Style: Alfresco, classic Italian. Has a seasonal closing. Arbutus Galley. North Sound Way, Unit 124 Cannon Place. Phone: 943 1100. Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-5pm; Saturday 8am5pm. Style: Local Caribbean. Aroma. The Paseo, Camana Bay. Phone: 743 1012. Hours: Monday-Saturday 8am9pm; Sunday 8am-3pm. Style: Chic and cosy bistro. Editor's Comments: Offering breakfast, lunch and dinner in the ideal spot for people watching. SEE PAGE 86 Attic Billiard Lounge. 2nd Floor, Queen’s Court Plaza, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 949 7665. Hours: Monday-Thursday 5pm-1am; Friday 5pm-12am; Saturday 12pm-11am; Sun 12pm-12am. Style: Pool Hall. Ave. Kimpton Seafire Hotel, 60 Tanager Way, SMB. Phone: 746 4111. Hours: Breakfast Daily 7am-11am, Dinner 6pm-10pm, Bar 11am-11pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-12am. Style: Mediterranean.

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Avecita. Kimpton Seafire Hotel, 60 Tanager Way, Seven Mile Beach. Phone: 746 4111. Hours: Dinner, Wednesday-Monday 6pm10pm. Style: Tapas/Small Plates. Bàcaro. Cayman Islands Yacht Club. Phone: 749 4800. Hours: (Closed Mondays) TuesdayFriday 11.30am-10.30pm, Saturday-Sunday 12pm-10.30pm; Style: Italian Tapas. Editor's Comments: Fantastic waterfront views and a great atmosphere. Serving authentic Italian tapas made with whatever is in season and available from local farmers and fishermen. SEE PAGE 44 Bananas Restaurant. Eastern Avenue, GT. Phone: 949 0859. Hours: Daily 11.30am10pm. Style: Local Caribbean. Bar Crudo by Guy Harvey. 55 Sth Church Street, GT. Phone: 946 9000. Hours: MondaySaturday 10am-11pm. Style: Sushi and Ceviche. Bar Jack. Ritz-Carlton. West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 943 9000. Hours: Daily 10am-7pm. Style: Beach Bar Fare. Bandidos Cantina. Seven Mile Shops, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 949 4944. Hours: 11.30am-11pm. Sat 9am-12am, Sun 9am-11pm. Style: Mexican. Editor's Notes: Authentic Mexican tacos and tequila and the margaritas are among the very best served on Island. SEE PAGE 110 Barolo Bar & Lounge. Part of Edoardo’s Restaurant, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 945 4408. Hours: Seven Days a week 11.30pmClose, Friday 5.30pm-2.30am, SaturdaySunday 5.30pm-Close (or 12am). Style: Comfortable Bar & Lounge. SEE PAGE 123 Bay Market. Camana Bay, SMB. Phone: 815 1080. Hours: Monday-Saturday 7.30am-7pm. Style: Gourmet, organic grocery store also offering freshly made food, sandwiches and salads. Beach House. Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 945 3800 ext 6017. Hours: Daily 6pm-10.30pm. Style: Coastal Cuisine. Editor’s Comments: Upscale yet casual beachfront restaurant with phenomenally good food. SEE PAGE 87 Blue By Eric Ripert. The Ritz–Carlton, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 943 9000. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 6pm-10pm. Closed Sunday and Monday. Style: Fine Dining, Seafood. Has a seasonal closing. Blue Cilantro. Fidelity Financial Centre, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 945 4372. Hours: Lunch 11am-2.30pm; Tapas: 4pm11pm; Dinner: 6pm-10pm; Sunday Brunch: 11am-3pm. Style: French Mediterranean and Asian Fusion. Editor's Comments: A stylish and immaculate restaurant serving fresh, sophisticated food. SEE PAGE 46 Blue Iguana Bar & Grill. Holiday Inn Resort, Safehaven, Crystal Harbour, SMB. Phone: 949 3100. Hours: Monday-Sunday 7am10pm. Style: International and Caribbean. Boggy Sand Café. Jacques Scott Plaza, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 640 0009. Hours: 7 days a week from 8am-10pm. Style: Authentic Caribbean fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Editor's Comments: A stylish local

café serving authentic Caymanian dishes. SEE PAGE 36 Brasserie (The). Cricket Square, 171 Elgin Ave, GT. Phone: 945 1815. Hours: MondayFriday 11.30am-10pm; Happy Hour 5pm-7pm. Style: Gourmet Fusion. Editor's Comments: Cayman's leader of the field-to-fork, and seato-fork movement. The food is fantastic and their family-style farm-to-table dinners are incredibly popular! SEE PAGES 48 Brasserie Market. Cricket Square, 171 Elgin Ave, GT. Phone: 945 1815. Hours: Mon-Fri 11.30am-10pm. Market: Mon-Fri 7am-5pm. Style: Café, Coffee, Grab & Go. Bread & Chocolate. Corner of Dr. Roy's Drive and Edward Street, GT. Phone: 946 6239. Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-10pm and Saturday 9am-10pm, Sunday 9am-2pm. Style: Modern Vegan Bistro. Editor's Comments: This little bistro is run by amazing people and has phenomenal vegan and gluten free food. SEE PAGES 29, 33 & 116 Brooklyn (The). The Crescent at Camana Bay. Phone: 640 0005. Hours: Daily 11.30am11pm. Style: Italian American Pizza and Pasta. Editor’s Comments: The Brooklyn is a vibrant family-friendly option for those seeking Italianinspired American classics with a twist. Very popular place and great pizzas. SEE PAGE 50

Calypso Grill. Morgan’s Harbour. West Bay. Phone: 949 3948. Hours: TuesdaySaturday 11.30am-10pm; Sun 12pm-10pm; Lunch 11.30am-2.30pm; Dinner: 6pm-10pm; Closed Mondays. Style: Continental Seafood. Editor’s Comments: This delightful restaurant is located right on the water. The food is delicious and it is always busy. Ask for the Sticky Toffee Pudding! SEE PAGE 52 Canton Chinese Restaurant. The Strand Shopping Centre, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 945 3536. Hours: Daily 11.30am-3pm and 5pm-10pm. Style: Chinese. Captain’s Bakery & Grill (The). West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 949 1007. Hours: MonThurs 6.30am-11pm; Fri-Sat 6.30am-12am; Sunday 7am-10pm. Style: Local Caribbean. Casa 43. Canal Point Drive, behind Copper Falls Steakhouse. Phone 949 4343. Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-11pm; Sunday 5pm11pm. Style: Regional Mexican Cuisine. Casanova. North Church St, GT. Phone: 949 7633. Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-10pm; Sunday 5pm-10pm. Style: Italian. Editor’s Comments: Much loved favourite located on the water with good food and attentive and friendly Italian staff. SEE PAGE 89

Brussels Sprouts. 189 North Sound Rd, George Town (Café at AL Thompson). Phone: 916 0063. Hours: Mon-Fri 6.30am-5pm, Sat 7am-3pm. Style: Wholesome Home-cooked Food.

Catch. Morgan's Harbour, West Bay. Phone: 949 4321. Hours: Mon-Sat 11.30am-10am; Sunday Brunch 11.30am-3pm. Style: Eclectic/ Seafood. Editor's Comments: A very popular waterfront restaurant and bar from the dynamic team that own Agua in Camana Bay. The food is fantastic! SEE PAGE 54

Bubble Bar. North West Point at Cracked Conch, West Bay. Phone: 945 5217. Hours: Lunch 11am-3pm, Dinner 5.30pm-10pm. Style: Comfortable Lounge Bar. SEE PAGE 126

Cayman Cabana. North Church St, GT. Phone: 949 3080. Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-10pm Friday 9am-1am and Saturday 10am-12am. Style: Caribbean American.

Burger King. North Church St, GT. Phone: 949 6377. Hours: Daily 6am-10pm Albert Panton St, GT. Phone: 949 2022. Hours: Mon-Sat 7am-6pm; West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 949 7784. Hours: Sunday-Thursday 6am-11pm. Friday and Saturday 6am-12am. Walkers Road, GT. Phone: 945 3389 Hours: Daily 7am-12am. Style: Fast Food.

Cayman Crêperie. 2nd Fl, Bayshore Mall, GT. Phone: 949 3355. Hours: Daily 8am-10pm. Style: Crêpes, Sandwiches and Coffee Shop.

Burger Shack. Marquee Plaza, SMB. Phone: 949 2867. Hours: Monday-Tuesday 11am-12am; Wednesday-Friday 11am-4am, Saturday 11am-2am and Sunday 11am-12am. Style: Casual American. Editor’s Comments: Burgers are made with fresh, never frozen, 100% Certified Angus Beef. Quick, inexpensive and satisfying. SEE PAGE 88 Caboose. Cricket Square, GT. Phone: 945 1816. Hours: Monday-Friday 11am-6pm. Style: Farm to Fire BBQ. Editor's Comments: A Caribbean style gourmet BBQ smokehouse! SEE PAGE 111 Café Del Sol. Marquee Plaza, SMB. Phone: 946 2233. Hours: Monday-Saturday 6.30am8pm; Sunday 7am-8pm. Fort Street, GT. Phone: 946 3344. Hours: Monday-Friday 6.30am-5pm. Style: Coffee Shop & Internet Café. Calico Jacks. Seven Mile Beach, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 945 7850. Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-1am; Friday 9am1.30am; Saturday 9am-12am; Sunday 11am12am. Style: Beach Bar Fare.

Champion House II. 43 Eastern Ave, GT. Phone: 949 7882. Hours: Mon-Sat 6.30am10pm, Sunday 6.30am-5pm. Style: Local Caribbean. Chicken! Chicken! West Shore Centre, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 945 2290. Hours: Daily 10am-10pm. Style: Wood-Roasted Chicken. Editor’s Comments: Absolutely delicious chicken that has been marinated and roasted in their wood burning oven. With a wide variety of fresh salads and vegetables. SEE PAGE 90 China Village. 6 Plaza Venezia, North Sound Rd, GT. Phone: 945 3490. Hours: Lunch Daily 11.30am-4pm; Dinner Monday-Thursday 4pm9.30pm; Friday-Saturday 4pm-10pm, Sunday 11am-3pm and 5pm-10pm. Style: Chinese. Editor’s Comments: Tasty, good value and hearty portions of Cantonese and Szechuan Chinese cuisine. SEE PAGE 91 Cimboco. The Marquee Plaza, SMB. Phone: 947 2782. Hours: Mon-Fri 7.30am-10pm; Sat-Sun 7am-10pm. Style: Contemporary Caribbean. Editor’s Comments: Fun, nonpretentious restaurant that is a good value for money, great daily specials, very good desserts and a really nice staff. Probably one of the last really affordable restaurants on Seven Mile Beach. SEE PAGE 92


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Dairy Queen. Waterfront Centre, North Church St, GT. Phone: 946 4817. Hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-9.30pm; FridaySaturday 10am-10pm; Sunday 11am-9.30pm. Style: Soft Serve Ice Cream.

Coccoloba. Kimpton Seafire Hotel, 60 Tanager Way, SMB. Phone: 746 4111. Hours: Open Daily at 10am. Style: Casual Mexican Beach Bar & Grill.

David’s Restaurant/Morritt’s Tortuga Club. 2289 Queen's Highway, Colliers, EE. Phone: 947 7449. Hours: Breakfast daily 8am10am and Dinner daily 6pm-10pm. Style: International Caribbean.

Coconut Joes. West Bay Rd, SMB, opposite Comfort Suites. Phone: 943 5637. Hours: Daily 7am-12am. Food Served all day. Breakfast served until 2pm. Style: American. Coffee & Bites. Bodmer Bldg, Shedden Rd, GT. Phone: 945 4892. Hours: Mon-Fri 6am4pm; Saturday 7am-12pm. Style: Coffee shop. Commodore (The). Morgan’s Harbour, West Bay. Phone: 623 5100. Hours: Wed-Fri 5pm10pm; Sat-Sun 12pm-3pm & 5.30pm-9.30pm; Style: Caribbean Continental Cuisine. Editor's Comment: Enjoy spectacular views over the North Sound while you dine. SEE PAGE 93 Conscious Café. 131 Centre, Mclendon Drive, GT. Phone: 769 0508. Hours: MonFri 7.30am-3.30pm, Sunday 10am-2pm. Style: Local Organic GM-Free Food. Editor's Comments: Delicious consciously crafted menu using local produce. SEE PAGE 116 Copper Falls Steakhouse. 43 Canal Point Road, Off West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 945 4755. Hours: Dinner Nightly 5.30pm-10.30pm. Style: Steakhouse. Editor’s Comments: The décor is warm and accented with wood and copper granite waterfalls. Steaks are certified Angus beef. Main courses come with your choice of a beer or martini. Popular busy steakhouse. SEE PAGE 94 Country & Western Restaurant. Crewe Road across from the First Baptist Church. Phone: 945 4079. Hours: Monday-Thursday and Saturday 11am-10pm; Friday 10.30am11pm; Sunday 10.30am-8pm. Style: Local Caribbean. Cracked Conch. 857 North West Point Rd, West Bay, across from The Turtle Centre. Phone: 945 5217. Hours: Daily Lunch 11am3pm (December-May only); Dinner 5.30pm10pm. Style: Caribbean Fusion. Editor’s Comments: Destination restaurant with very good food and great views of the sea. SEE PAGES 56

Deckers Caribbean Inspired Grille. West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 945 6600. Hours: Dinner Daily 5pm-11pm; Happy Hour 5pm7pm; Cocktail Bar 5pm–1am (Sat and Sun until Midnight). Style: Caribbean Inspired Grille. Editor’s Comments: The menu is a creative fusion of Island-inspired flavours and Mediterranean influences. Unpretentious and true to Caribbean hospitality. SEE PAGE 95 Domino’s Pizza. GT Location: Midtown Plaza, off Elgin Avenue. Phone: 949 8282. Savannah Location: 117 Homestead Crescent, Phone: 947 1188. West Bay Location: 81 Garston Smith Dr., Phone: 949 6633. Hours: MondayThursday 11am-11pm; Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11am-12am. Style: Pizza. Duke's Seafood & Rib Shack. 1428 West Bay Rd, across from SMB Public Beach. Phone 640 0000. Hours: Daily 11.30am-11pm. Style: Casual seafood and BBQ. Editor's Comments: Nice relaxed place with outdoor picnic benches on which to enjoy amazing ribs and big steam-pots of seafood. SEE PAGE 60 Eagle Ray’s Dive Bar & Grill. Compass Point Dive Resort, 344 Austin Conolly Drive, EE. Phone: 640 8888. Hours: Daily 7am9.30am. Happy Hour 4pm-6pm. Diver’s Buffet: Tuesdays 6pm-9.30pm. Style: Casual bar food. Eastern Star Bar & Fish Fry. 2550 Sea View Road, East End. Phone: 526 5945. Style: Fish Fry. Comments: Feet in the sand fish fry shack. Very local and very very good. Eating House 1503. 269 West Bay Road, Margaritaville Resort. Phone: 640 6441. Hours: Daily 7am-11am & 5.30pm-10pm for Breakfast and Dinner. Style: Asian influence with a dash of Caribbean. Eats Café. Falls Plaza, West Bay Road. Phone: 943 3287. Hours: Daily 6.30am-11pm. Style: Casual International.

Craft Food & Beverage Co. Marquee Place, 430 West Bay Road. Phone: 640 0004. Hours: Monday-Thursday 11.30am-12am, Friday 11.30am-1am, Saturday-Sunday 10.30am12am. Style: Gourmet Gastro Pub. Editor's Comments: A busy and popular gastropub with the largest selection of local and international craft beers. SEE PAGE 58

Edoardo’s Restaurant. Coconut Place, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 945 4408. Hours: Monday-Sunday 11am-10.30pm. Lunch seasonally. Style: Italian. Editor’s Comments: Warm and atmospheric restaurant in the heart of Seven Mile Beach with great Italian food and an extensive wine list. Popular with local residents. SEE PAGE 96

Czech Inn Grill. 563 Bodden Town Road. Phone: 923 1986. Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 11am-10pm; Friday & Saturday 11am-11pm. Style: Caribbean European Fusion.

Premier Crew Enclave & Tap Room (The). Cayman Technology Centre, Printer Way, GT. Phone: 946 3366. Style: Tasting Room, tap room, Wine Bar & Event Space.

Da Fish Shack. 127 North Church Street, GT. Phone: 947 8126. Hours: Daily 10am-10pm. Style: Casual Caribbean.

Every Bloomin’ Thing's Tea Room. 384 Crewe Road, GT. Phone: 945 1701. Hours: Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm, Sunday 10am4pm. Style: Traditional English Tea Room.

Daily Grind Café. Edward St, Downtown GT. Phone: 945 1175. Hours: MondayFriday 7am-4pm; Saturday 8am-1pm; closed Sunday. Style: Coffee Shop.

Ferdinand's. Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 945 3800 ext 6017. Hours:

Breakfast daily 7am-11am; Lunch 11am-5pm; Sunday Brunch 11.30am-2.30pm; Dinner daily 5pm-10.30pm. Style: Casual Caribbean. Fidel Murphy’s Public House. Queen’s Court Plaza, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 949 5189. Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-1am, SatSun 8am-12am. Food served until 10pm. On weekends they open at 6am if there is a rugby or football match. Style: Irish Pub. Editor’s Comments: Cayman's oldest public house and a hub for watching sports on TV. Popular, busy and good pub food. SEE PAGE 97 Fresh Kitchen & Coffee. 638 Galleria Plaza, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 640 0008. Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-7pm. Saturday-Sunday 8am-3pm. Style: Clean and Healthy Eating. Editor’s Comments: Healthy, nourishing options for all-day breakfast and lunches. SEE PAGE 117 Full of Beans. Pasadora Place, Smith Road, GT. Phone: 943 2326. Hours: Mon-Fri 7am3pm; Saturday 8am-3pm. Style: Casual Café. Gelato & Co. The Crescent in Camana Bay, SMB. Phone: 324 4359. Hours: Daily 11am10pm (11pm in high season). Cardinal Ave, George Town. Hours: 8.30-5pm. Style: Gelato. Editor's Comments: The most phenomenal and delicious gelato this side of Italy. SEE PAGE 121 George Town Yacht Club. The Barcadere Marina, North Sound Road, GT. Phone: 947 4892. Hours daily: Breakfast: 8.30am-11am (Sat & Sun only); All-Day Menu: 11am-Close; Daily Happy Hour: 5pm-7pm. Style: Caribbean International. Editor’s Comments: A very relaxed family waterfront restaurant with great food and extremely reasonable prices. You can have supper while the kids play in the pool next to your table. SEE PAGE 98 Gino's Pizzeria. Caribbean Plaza, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 623 7777. Hours: SundayThursday 11am-11pm; Friday 11am-3am; Saturday 11am-1am Style: New York style pizza, subs, pasta and salads (take-out, eat-in and delivery). Editor’s Comments: Very cost effective and delicious pizza, chicken wings, kebabs and pasta. They offer free delivery to GT, SMB and Red Bay. SEE PAGE 99 Good Mood Food Co. Canal Point Drive, Opposite the Strand Shopping Centre. Phone: 926 5488. Hours: Mon-Fri 12pm-11pm/ Fri & Sat 12pm-12.30am/Sun 5pm-9pm. Style: Comfort Food. Editor's Notes: Amazing heaped gourmet sandwiches and burgers plus specialty shakes and much more. SEE PAGE 111 Grand Old House. 648 South Church St, GT. Phone: 949 9333. Hours: Lunch Monday-Friday 11.30am-2.30pm (closed for lunch on public holidays); Dinner MondaySaturday 5pm-10pm with live music. Closed Sundays. Style: European and New World Cuisine. Editor’s Comments: GOH has old world charm mixed with good food, an award winning wine list and impeccable service. You can dine at the water’s edge or in air conditioned elegance. SEE PAGE 100 Grape Tree Café. On the beach by the Texaco garage, Bodden Town Road, Bodden Town Phone: 324 5860. Hours: Friday & Saturday 12pm-9pm; Sunday and Public Holidays 12pm-8pm. Style: Authentic Caribbean Fare.

Green2Go. 116 Cannon Place, Industrial Park, George Town. Phone: 328 6536. Hours: Deliveries between 8am-11am. Style: Healthy organic smoothies, juices and shakes ordered online and delivered to your home or office. Green Parrot. Cruise Ship Terminal, George Town. Phone: 526 7625. From 8am on cruise ship days. Style: Open air bar.

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Cobalt Coast Resort Suites & Restaurant. 18-A Sea Fan Drive, West Bay. Phone: 673 8820. Hours: Open Daily; Breakfast 6.30am9.30am; Lunch 12pm-2.30pm; Dinner 6.30pm-8.30pm. Style: Caribbean/American.

Greenhouse (The). 72 North Church Street, George Town. Phone: 321 4685. Hours: Monday-Saturday 8am-4pm. Style: Casual Café. Guy Harvey's Bar & Restaurant. 55 South Church Street, GT. Phone: 946 9000. Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-12am; Lunch: 11am– 4.45pm; Dinner: 5pm-10pm. Style: French Caribbean. Editor’s Comments: A charming seafood/French restaurant, in the heart of town with crisp white linens and great views over the harbour. SEE PAGE 101 Häagen-Dazs. Camana Bay, SMB. Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10am-11pm; Friday and Saturday 10am-12am. Bayshore Mall, GT. Phone: 947 4260. Hours: Monday-Friday 9am5pm; Saturday 7am-5pm. Style: Coffee Shop & Ice Cream. Harbour Grille. The Shoppes at Grand Harbour, Red Bay. Phone: 945 5200. Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 4pm-10pm, Friday 4pm12am, Saturday 9am-10pm, Sunday 9am-9pm. Style: Casual yet stylish family restaurant. Editor's Comments: Weekly themes of Curry Night and Build your own Pizza are always a favourite! SEE PAGE 102 Hard Rock Café. 43 South Church Street, GT. Phone: 947 2020. Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-9pm, Closed Sunday; Style: American and coastal cuisine. Havana Club. Caribbean Plaza, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 946 5396. Hours: MondayFriday 4.30pm-2am; Style: Cuban Cigar Bar & Lounge (Little Club Havana, West Shore Plaza). Heritage Kitchen. Next to Boggy Sand Road, West Bay. Phone: 939 3474. Tuesday 12pm-6pm, Wed-Fri 12pm-8.30pm.; FridaySaturday 11am-10pm; Sunday 11am-6pm. Style: Authentic Caymanian fare. Editor’s Comments: A truly delightful Caymanian restaurant overlooking the beach, serving wonderful local fare with fantastic views. Food is for take-out only. SEE PAGE 37 Hungry Horse Restaurant. Owen Roberts Intl. Airport. Phone: 949 8056. Hours: Daily 6am-6pm (extended to 7pm when BA leaves). Style: American. ICOA. Seven Mile Shops, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 945 1915. Hours: Monday 7am3pm, Tuesday-Saturday 7am-10pm. Style: Bakery, Coffee Shop and Restaurant serving European Colonial Inspired Cuisine. Island Bites. 74 Northside Road, Old Man Bay. Phone: 938 2483. Hours: MondayThursday 10.30am-8pm, Friday 10.30am9pm, Saturday 10.30am-8pm, Sunday 10.30am-7pm. Style: 'Cay-Mex' Grill. Island Naturals Café. Coconut Place, behind Edoardo's. Phone: 945 2252. Hours: MondayFriday 7am-8pm, Saturday 8am–6pm, Sunday 8am-5pm. Style: Vegan and Gluten-Free

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Cuisine. Editor's Comments: A very popular, delicious and healthy lunch and early dinner option, with daily specials. Eat in or they deliver. SEE PAGE 117 Island Taste. Caymanian Village, North Sound Rd. Phone: 949 1480. Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-3pm; Saturday 7am1pm. Sunday 10-3. Style: Local Caribbean. Editor's Comments: Fantastic Caribbean food with daily specials. SEE PAGE 118 Italian Kitchen. Morritts Centre, opposite the Wyndham Reef Resort, Queens Hwy, East End. Phone: 949 8210. Hours: Lunch 12pm-2pm; Dinner Tuesday-Sunday 5pm9pm. Style: Italian. Jessie's Juice Bar. Camana Bay, SMB. Phone: 949 2012. Hours: Monday-Friday 7.30am-4pm, Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 9am-3pm. Governors Square, SMB. 9am4pm. Phone: 945 4665. Style: Casual Gourmet Café. Kaibo Bar & Grill. 585 Water Cay Road, Cayman Kai. Phone: 947 9975. Beach Bar hours: Daily 11am-late; Kaibo Espresso Hours: Daily from 7am-4pm; Upstairs hours: Wed-Sun 5.30pm-late. Style: Contemporary Caribbean. Editor's Comments: One of Cayman's real treats - unpretentious, very affordable, laid back atmosphere. The food is excellent. SEE PAGE 62 KARoo. Camana Bay, SMB. Phone: 946 6633 Hours: Monday-Friday 3pm-1am; Saturday-Sunday 11am-Midnight. Sunday BBQ Brunch 11am-3pm. Happy Hour Daily 3pm-7pm. Editor's Comments: Small plates of food served tapas-style with creative cocktails and outdoor seating. Great people watching place. SEE PAGE 103 KFC. 3 locations: Bay Town Plaza, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 949 2834. Hours: SunThurs 11am-11pm; Fri and Sat 11am-1am. The Strand, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 945 9065. Hours: Sun-Thurs 10am-9pm; Fri and Sat 10am-10pm. Waterfront on Shedden Rd, GT. Phone: 949 8645. Hours: Sun-Thurs 9.30am-9pm; Fri and Sat 9.30am-11pm. Style: Fast Food. SEE PAGE 27 King’s Head (The). The Crescent, Camana Bay. Hours: Monday-Sunday 4pm-12pm Style: English Pub. Kirk Gourmet Deli. 413 Eastern Ave, GT. Phone: 949 7022. Hours: Monday-Thursday 7am-10pm; Friday-Saturday 7am-11pm. Style: Take away gourmet deli. Kurt's Korner. Frank Sound Road, Old Man Bay (almost in North Side). Phone: 947 8899. Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm, FridaySunday 11am-11pm. Style: Cayman Cuisine. Latin Taste Restaurant. Corner of Mary Street and Shedden Road, George Town. Phone: 947 2267. Hours: Monday-Thursday 6.30am-8.30pm. Friday-Saturday 7am9.30pm Style: Latin and Local Cuisine. Editor's Comments: Outstanding Spanish and local food set in authentic surroundings. SEE PAGE 112 Lauren’s. Buckingham Square, West Bay Road. SMB. Phone: 946 7745. Hours: Monday-Saturday Breakfast: MondaySaturday 8am-3pm; Dinner: Friday-Saturday: 6pm-9pm. Style: Casual Bistro.

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Le Vele. 147 North Church Street. Phone: 233 8353 Hours: Monday-Saturday: 11am11pm, Happy Hour 4pm-7pm. Style: Italian. Legendz Classic Grill. Falls Shopping Centre, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 943 3287. Hours: Daily 11.30am-Midnight (kitchen closes at 10.45pm). Style: Classic 1950’s New York Grill. Liberty’s Restaurant. Rev Blackman Rd, West Bay. Phone: 949 3226. Hours: MondaySunday 10am-10pm. Style: Local Caribbean. Lighthouse Restaurant. Bodden Town Rd, Breakers. Phone: 814 0166. Hours: Daily Lunch 12pm-2.30pm; Dinner 5.30pm-10pm; Sunday Brunch: 11.30am-3pm. Style: Italian. Lillies. 22 Canal Point Drive at The Strand, SMB. Phone: 939 7466. Hours: Friday 11pm4am. Style: Late Night Lounge. Lobster Pot. North Church St, GT. Phone: 814 0153. Hours: Lunch Monday-Friday 11.30am-2.30pm. Dinner Nightly 5pm-10pm. Style: Continental Caribbean. Lone Star. 688 West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 945 5175. Hours: Monday-Thursday 11.30am-1am (food until 10pm); Friday 11am2am (food until 11pm); Saturday-Sunday 11am-12am (food Saturday until 10pm). Style: Texas BBQ. Editor's Comments: Fun and lively Texas Roadhouse style bar with 30 TV screens. Great food and weekly entertainment. SEE PAGE 64 LUCA. Caribbean Club, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 623 4550. Hours: Lunch Mon-Fri 11.30am-2.30pm; Dinner Nightly 5.30pm-10.30pm; Sunday Brunch: 11.30am2.30pm. Style: Italian and Seafood. Editor's Comments: Sophisticated, stylish and atmospheric with fantastic innovative food. Located right on SMB. SEE PAGE 66 Lucky Slice. Bayshore Mall, George Town. Phone: 949 3456. Hours: Daily 10am-10pm. Style: Gourmet Artisan Pizzas. Luz’s Restaurant. 6 Pasadora Place, GT. Phone: 949 4898. Hours: Monday-Saturday 7am-7pm. Style: Spanish and Local. Macabuca Oceanside Bar & Grill. Below Cracked Conch Restaurant, North West Point, West Bay. Phone: 945 5217. Hours: Monday-Friday 11am-1am; Saturday-Sunday 11am-12am. Style: Oceanside Tiki Bar and Grill. Editor’s Comments: Fabulous location overlooking the sea. Ideal for relaxing for the day with bar food and drinks. Live weekend entertainment. SEE PAGE 124 Mango Tree. 518 Shedden Rd, GT. Phone: 946 8333. Hours: Monday-Thursday 11am9pm; Friday-Saturday 11am-11pm; Sunday 8am-8pm. Style: Latin and Local Caribbean. Editor's Comments: Homecooked authentic Caribbean cuisine. SEE PAGE 37 Margaritaville. 2nd Floor, Island Plaza, Harbour Drive, GT. Phone: 949 6274. Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-9pm (9am on cruise ship days). Style: American. Mike's Bar. The Shoppes at Grand Harbour, Red Bay. Phone: 333 3647. Hours: MondaySunday. 4pm-12am Style: Outdoor Bar.

Mimi's Dock at The Morritt's Tortuga. East End. Phone: 947 7449. Hours: MondaySunday 11am-11pm (food until 10pm). Style: Dock restaurant and bar serving International Caribbean food. Mizu Asian Bistro & Bar. The Crescent, Camana Bay. Phone: 640 0001. Hours: Daily 11.30am-11pm. Style: Asian Bistro & Bar. Editor’s Comments: Stunningly designed restaurant serving Asian fusion cuisine. They have Cayman's only outdoor Teppanyaki grill. Their Sunday brunch with fantastic dim sum is extremely popular. SEE PAGE 68 Morgan's. Cayman Islands Yacht Club, Governor's Creek, SMB. Phone: 946 7049. Hours: Monday-Sunday 11am-12am. Style: Seafood. Editor’s Comments: Deliciously fresh seafood is served overlooking the water in this family friendly restaurant. Great for lazy Sunday afternoons, alfresco dining and accessible by boat. SEE PAGE 70 My Bar at Sunset House. 390 South Church St, GT. Phone: 949 7111. Hours: Daily 11.30am-10pm; the bar stays open later. Style: International Caribbean and Indian cuisine. Editor’s Comments: With its easygoing atmosphere and good food this spot by the water is always busy. SEE PAGE 106 O Bar. Queen’s Court, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 943 6227. Hours: Monday-Thursday 10pm-3am, Friday 10pm-4am; Saturday 9pm-12am. Style: Bar & Nightclub. Office Lounge (The). Shedden Road, GT. Phone: 945 5212. Hours: Mon-Thurs 9am-1am, Fri-Sat 9am-2am, Sunday 3pmMidnight. Style: Bar. Over the Edge. The Waterfront, Old Man Bay. Phone: 947 9568. Hours: Daily 8am9.30pm. Style: French-inspired Caribbean and Seafood. Papa John’s Pizza. Queens Court, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 943 7272. Hours: Everyday 11am-11pm, Grand Harbour, Red Bay. Phone: 943 7171. Hours: 11am-11pm. Style: Pizza Pani Indian Kitchen. Camana Bay. Phone: 640 0006. Hours: 11.30am-10.30pm; Sat and Sun Brunch 11.30am-2.30pm. Daily. Style: Traditional Indian with a Modern Twist. Editor’s Comments: Enjoy authentic Indian food that highlights traditional flavour profiles from various regions of India. SEE PAGE 72 Paperman’s Coffeehouse. Midtown Plaza, GT. Phone: 947 7986 Hours: Mon-Fri 6am5pm; Saturday 7am-5pm; Sunday 7am-3pm. The Strand Shopping Centre, SMB. Phone: 946 7185. Hours: Monday-Friday 6.30am5pm; Saturday 7am-5pm, Sunday 7am-3pm. Paradise Bar & Grill. 96 Sth Church St, GT. Phone: 945 1444. Hours: Daily 8am-12am; Style: Caribbean & Seafood. PD’s Pub. Galleria Plaza, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 949 7144. Hours: MondayFriday 11am-1am; Saturday-Sunday 11am12am. Food served until 11pm daily. Style: American Style Pub & Sports Bar. Peachwave. Cayman Falls, West Bay Road. Phone: 949 3788. Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10am-10pm; Friday-Saturday 10am-11pm. Style: Frozen yoghurt.

Peppers Bar & Grill. West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 943 3000. Hours: Monday-Saturday 11.30am-10pm; Sunday 11am-9pm. Style: Authentic Jerk BBQ. Perk Up. Governors Square, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 949 7375. Hours: MondayFriday 7am-3pm and Saturday 7am-12pm. Style: European Style Coffee Shop. Petit Paris Bakery. Market Street, Camana Bay. Phone: 328 4000. Hours: MondayFriday 8am-5.30pm and Saturday 8am-5pm; Style: French Bakery. Pico Taqueria. Cayman Technology Centre, 115B Printer Way, GT. Phone: 947 9098. Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-7pm. Style: Fast-Casual Mexican. Editor's Comments: Great tacos with flavours inspired by the streets of Mexico. SEE PAGE 118 Pizza Hut. SMB. Phone: 949 8687. Hours: Daily 11am-11pm. Friday-Saturday 11am12am. Countryside Shopping Village. Phone: 947 7333. Hours: Daily 11am-11pm; FridaySaturday 11pm-12pm. Style: Pizza. Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen. Eastern Avenue, GT. Phone: 769 8000. Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10am-12am; FridaySaturday 10am-1am. Style: Southern Fried Chicken and Seafood. Ports of Call Bar. At The Wharf, 43 West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach. Phone: 949 2231. Hours: 5pm-Close. Style: Oceanside cocktail bar. Power Supply Bar. Marquee Plaza, SMB. Phone: 943 3044. Hours: Saturday-Thursday 11am-12am; Friday 11am-2am. Style: Bar. Prima. 537 West Bay Road (at The Royal Palms), SMB. Phone: 945 6358. Hours: Monday-Saturday 5pm-9pm. Style: International Cuisine. Quiznos Sub. The Marquee Plaza, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 949 0000. Hours: MondayFriday 10am-9pm; Saturday-Sunday 11am10pm. Style: Sandwich Chain. Rackam’s Waterfront Bar and Grill. 93 North Church St, GT. Phone: 945 3860. Hours: Monday-Friday 11am-1am; SaturdaySunday 11am-12am. Style: Caribbean International. Ragazzi. Buckingham Sq, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 945 3484. Hours: Daily 11.30am-11pm. Style: Italian and Seafood. Editor’s Comments: An exceptional restaurant with consistently good food, fun atmosphere, reasonable prices and great personalities running it. Equally suited to a business lunch or romantic dinner. SEE PAGE 74 Rankin’s Jerk Centre. 3032 Shamrock Road, just outside Bodden Town. Phone: 947 3155. Hours: Monday-Thursday 7.30am9pm; Friday-Saturday 7.30am-10.30pm. Style: Caribbean & Jerk Food. Ristorante Pappagallo. Barkers, West Bay. Phone: 949 1119. Hours: Daily 6pm-10.30pm. Style: Italian/Caribbean. Editor’s Comments: Amazing setting on the water; beautiful building and very atmospheric. Food is exceptional and their award winning wine list features over 300 wines. An intimate yet


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vibrant restaurant fusing the best of old and new world Italian cuisine. SEE PAGE 76

Rum Point Club. Rum Point, North Side. Phone: 947 9412. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 5.30pm-10pm; Style: Caribbean International. Editor’s Comments: Wonderful alfresco dining experience overlooking the beach. SEE PAGE 104 Salty's Bar & Restaurant. The Shoppes at Grand Harbour, Red Bay. Phone: 333 1944. Hours: Monday-Sunday 11am-12am FridaySaturday 9am-12am; Style: Sports Bar & Grilll. Editor's Comments: A local hotspot for great food, great atmosphere and all the watching live sports on the many flatscreen TVs. SEE PAGE 105 Saltwater Grill. Galleria Plaza, West Bay Rd. Phone: 640 0010. Hours: Lunch 11.30am4pm, Dinner 4pm-10pm, Sat & Sun Brunch 11am-3pm. Style: Modern international cuisine. Editor's Comments: Seafood, pasta, sandwiches, meats and more set in a stunning restaurant. SEE PAGE 78 Saucha. Phone: 926 0508 Style: Organic, Local Salads, Soups, Fermented Foods and Kombucha for Delivery. Editor's Comments: Wonderful vegan and gluten free dishes delivered to your office or home. Healthy eating at its best. SEE PAGES 116 Schooner’s Bar & Grill. At the Turtle Centre, 825 North West Point, West Bay. Phone: 949 3894. Hours: Daily 8am-4pm. Style: International Caribbean. Seaharvest Restaurant. At Sunset House, South Church St, GT. Phone: 945 1383. Hours: Breakfast daily 7am-10am; Lunch 11.30am-5.30pm; Dinner 5.30pm-10pm. Style: Caribbean International. Editor’s Comments: Whether you are in the mood for Indian food or seafood, Seaharvest is the happy medium. SEE PAGE 106 Seven. The Ritz-Carlton, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 815 6912. Hours: Breakfast daily 7am-11am; Sunday Brunch 12pm-3pm; Dinner daily 6pm-10pm. Style: International Breakfast and Brunch. Steakhouse with Local Flavours. Editor’s Comments: Savour delicious breakfasts or revel in the ultimate steak experience. SEE PAGE 107 Seymour’s Jerk Centre. Operates from Cayman Cabana on the George Town waterfront. Phone: 916 5418. Hours: Friday-Saturday 5pm-12.30am. Style: Local Caribbean and Jerk Style Grilled Food. Silver Palm Lounge. The Ritz–Carlton, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 943 9000. Hours: Sunday-Friday 10am-1am (food served until 11pm), Saturday-closes at midnight. Afternoon Tea daily 2pm-4pm (reservations required). Style: Stylish lounge serving light fare, cocktails and formal high tea in a sumptuous setting. Silverside Rum Gallery. 124 South Church Street, GT, (Above Eden Rock Diving), Phone: 749 3434. Hours: Mon-Sat 4pm-2am. Style: Rum Bar and Tapas Lounge.

Smoothie Factory. The Marquee Plaza, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 749 7575. Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-9pm; Sunday 9am-8pm. Style: Smoothies and juices. Smoothie King. Galleria Plaza, West Bay Road. Phone: 943 3400. Hours: MondayThursday: 7am-9pm; Friday 7am-10pm Saturday 8am-10pm; Sunday 9am-9pm; Style: Smoothies and juices. South Coast Bar & Grill. 2054 Breakers. Phone: 947 2517. Restaurant hours: MondaySunday 11am-10pm. Saturday 11am-12am. Style: Local Caribbean. Editor’s Comments: Stunning views of the water. Serves a wide variety of authentic local dishes. SEE PAGE 36 South West Collective. Level 2, Harbour Place, GT. Phone: 946 3004. Hours: MondayWednesday 7am-6pm; Thursday-Friday 7am9pm; Sat-Sun 8.30am-3pm. Style: Social club café and bar. Southern Spice. Baytown Plaza, West Bay Road (opposite The Wharf). Phone: 949 5550. Hours: Monday-Saturday Lunch 11.30am-2.30pm; Dinner nightly 5.30pm10pm. Style: Indian. Spread. Margaritaville Resort, 269 West Bay Road. SMB. Phone 640 6440. Hours: Monday-Sunday 6.30am-9pm. Style: An Urban Bistro and Market specialising in lunch options, cheeses, wines and cured meats. Stingers Bar & Restaurant. Poolside at Comfort Suites, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 945 3000. Hours: Lunch daily 11am-5pm, dinner daily 5pm-10pm. Style: International Caribbean. Subway. West Shore Centre, SMB. Phone: 949 6866. Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-9pm; Sat 8.30am-9pm; Sun 9.30am-7pm. Dorcy Drive, Industrial Park. Phone: 945 7373. Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-8pm; Sat 7.30am-6pm. Sun 9am-4pm Anderson Square, GT. Phone: 945 3568. Hours: Open 24hrs, seven days per week. Centennial Towers, West Bay. Phone: 943 7827. Hours: Open 24 hours, seven days per week. Countryside Village, Savannah. Phone: 943 7878. Hours: Mon-Sat 7am11pm; Sun 6am-9pm. Style: Healthy fast food sandwiches. Editor's note: For a quick and nutritious sandwich you can’t beat Subway. SEE PAGE 119 Sunshine Bar & Grill. Sunshine Suites, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 946 5848. Hours: Monday-Sunday 7am-10pm. Style: International Caribbean. Editor’s Comments: Incredibly popular casual dining with award winning food including Fish Tacos and Angus Burgers have made this one of the top rated restaurants in Cayman. SEE PAGE 113 Taco Cantina. Austin Connolly Drive, East End. Phone 947 7278. Hours: TuesdaySunday 5pm-10pm. Style: Tequila and Taco Bar.

Tahu. 868 Caribbean Plaza, SMB. Phone: 233 2233. Hours: Monday-Saturday 4pm12am, Closed Sunday. Style: Tapas.

VIVO. 571 North West Point Rd, WB. Phone: 749 8486. Hours: 7 Days a Week 7am8.30pm. Style: Sustainable Food Restaurant.

Taikun. The Ritz-Carlton, West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 815 6912. Hours: Dinner daily 6pm10pm. Serves late on Friday and Saturday when live music is playing. Style: Sushi & Asian Cuisine. Editor’s Comments: Stylishly luxurious lounge serving traditional makis and signature sushi. SEE PAGE 113

Water & the Elephant. 115B Printers Way, Cayman Technology Centre, GT. Phone: 946 0906. Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-4pm, Sat 8am-4pm. Style: Coffee Bar & Café. Editor's Comments: A family owned speciality coffee bar and café serving the most amazing homemade cookies! SEE PAGE 28

Thai Orchid. Queen’s Court Plaza, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 949 7955. Hours: Monday-Sunday 11.30am-10pm, Saturday and Sunday buffet 11.30pm-3pm. Style: Thai & Sushi. Editor’s Comments: Superb Thai food with attentive staff and a good atmosphere. Fantastic sushi and vegetarian menu. Their Sunday buffet is great value for money. SEE PAGE 80

Waterfront (The). The Crescent at Camana Bay, SMB. Phone: 640 0002. Hours: Breakfast Monday-Friday 8am-11am Saturday-Sunday 8am-12pm, Lunch/Dinner Monday-Friday 11am-10pm SaturdaySunday 12pm-10pm. Style: Urban Diner. Editor's Comments: Very popular diner with a waterfront setting and stylish restaurant set in Camana Bay. Very popular for breakfasts. SEE PAGE 84

Thai Restaurant (The). Elizabethan Sq, GT. Phone: 949 6141. Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-9pm; Friday 8am-1am, Saturday 10am9pm. Sunday closed. Style: Thai. The Kitchen. Queens Court Plaza, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 769 4003. Hours: Daily 11am-12am. Monday Industry Brunch 11am-2.30pm. Monday-Friday 'Late Night Lock in' 10pm-12am. Style: Classic European. Editor's Comments: A great warm atmosphere with bar and restaurant serving bar snacks, homemade charcuterie, steaks and great European classics. SEE PAGE 108 The Lodge. The Strand, SMB. Phone: 323 2169 Hours: Coffee & Food 7 days a week 7.30am-3pm, Bar open Sun-Fri 10am-2am, Sat 10am-12am. Style: Arts, Entertainment, Lounge & Bar, Coffee and Retail. Editor's Comments: The best place in town for live events! SEE PAGES 126 & 129

West Bay Diner. 32 Townhall Road, WB. Phone: 946 8000. Hours: Open 7 days a week 7.30am-10pm; Style: Local Caribbean. Editor's Comments: Popular for fresh breakfasts, tasty Caribbean lunches as well as delicious dinners. SEE PAGE 37 West Indies Wine Company. 43 Corner of The Paseo and Market Street, Camana Bay. Phone: 640 9492. Hours: Monday-Thursday 12pm-10pm, Friday-Saturday 12pm-Midnight, Sunday 1pm-9pm. Style: Tasting Room and Wine bar. Editor's Comments: Features 80 wines all served at individual wine stations. They also carry unique craft and micro brewed beers and the largest Champagne and sparkling wine by the glass menu on-Island. SEE PAGE 126

Tortuga Beach Bar & Grill. The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, SMB. Phone: 945 3800. Hours: Daily 11am-9pm. Style: Casual Restaurant and Beach Bar.

Wharf (The). 43 West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 949 2231. Hours: Lunch Mon-Fri 11.30am-2.30pm, Dinner nightly 5.30pm10pm; tarpon feeding nightly 7.00pm and 9pm, Seaside Bar from 5pm. Style: Continental Caribbean. Editor’s note: Outdoor dining under the stars, next to the water. Have a drink at their seaside bar or a delicious dinner on the terrace right next to the sea. They have an extensive wine list. Live music, DJs and dance parties offered monthly. SEE PAGE 109

Treats Restaurant. West Shore Centre, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 945 4262. Hours: Monday-Saturday 7am-5pm; Sundays and Public Holidays 7am-3pm. Style: Caribbean and International.

White House. Bodden Town (past the BT Police Station). Phone 516 8401. Hours: Seven days a week, Lunch 11am-3pm, Dinner 5pm-9pm. Style: Caribbean and Mediterranean cuisine.

Tukka. 898 Austin Conolly Drive, East End. Phone: 947 2700. Hours: Daily 11.30am10pm; Breakfast 8am-11.30am and Sunday Brunch 11am-3pm. Style: Australian Caymanian Fusion.

Wok-n-Roll. Regency Plaza, West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 949 0168. Hours: Daily 11am-11pm. Style: East and Southeast Asian cuisine.

Tides. The Wyndham Reef Resort, Colliers, East End. Phone: 947 3100. Hours: Daily 7am-9.45pm. Style: Upscale Caribbean.

Upstairs at Kaibo. Cayman Kai, North Side. Phone: 947 9975. Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 5.30pm-Late. Style: Contemporary Caribbean. Editor's note: Set on the veranda overlooking the beach, serving modern contemporary dishes using locally sourced ingredients. Accessible by boat. SEE PAGE 62 Veranda. Marriott Hotel, 389 West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 949 0088. Hours: Lunch 11am2.30pm, Dinner 5.30pm-10.30pm. Style: Beachfront Fish Grill. Editor's Notes: The Wednesday night Lobster Fêté including the all you can eat option is an absolute must! SEE PAGE 82

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Royal Palms. 537 West Bay Rd, SMB. Phone: 945 6358. Hours: 10am-late. Style: Beach and pool bar and restaurant.

Singh’s Roti Shop. Shedden Road, GT. Phone: 946 7684. Hours: Sunday-Thursday 8am-10pm; Friday 8am-12am; Saturday 7am-12am. Happy House Fridays 4pm-7pm. Style: Caribbean and Trinidadian. Editor’s Comments: Great roti and other Trinidadian dishes with a bar and pool table. SEE PAGE 112

Wreck Bar (The) at Rum Point. North Side. Phone: 947 9412. Hours: Daily 10.30am-6pm. Style: Contemporary American. SEE PAGE 104 XQ's. 233 West Bay Road, SMB. Phone: 947 9770. Hours: Monday-Thursday 3pm-12am. Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11.30am-12am. Style: Pizza, Bar and Grill. Yoshi Sushi. The Falls Plaza, West Bay Road (SMB). Phone: 943 9674. Hours: Daily 11.30am-11pm. Style: Sushi and Japanese. Please email any changes or updates to info@acorn.ky.

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Whether you’re cataloguing your daily eats, cooking up a storm in the kitchen and sharing the finished result, or posting honest restaurant reviews to your page – ‘food blogging’ can take on many shapes and forms. How ever your passion for food manifests itself, there is one thing all food bloggers have in common: good taste! We reached out to seven local bloggers recognised for their interest in writing about food, to find out how they first got started on their food blogging journey.

Meet The Bloggers Chelsea smith

Natalie Toole &

@island_epicurean

Joel Porter

After deciding she wanted to write a food,

@eatdrinkroam

drink and travel blog – Chelsea launched Island

After feeling inspired by their travels and mutual

Epicurean in October 2016 as a space where

love for food, Eatdrinkroam became a platform for

she could promote restaurants, bars and foodie

Natalie Toole and Joel Porter to share snaps from

events that she truly loves!

their adventures around the world on a plate.

What local foodie event do you most look forward to each year?

What is your biggest foodie pet peeve?

My favourite foodie event would have to be Cayman Cookout. It allows

There is nothing that offends Joel more than soggy bacon. Crispy, American style,

epicureans to attend an array of well organised events where they can interact

streaky bacon, with a little bit of char is the only way to go. Personally, I’m more

with celebrity chefs, sommeliers and mixologists over four gluttonous days. The

offended by the trend in recent years of serving food on anything but plates. I’m

draw for many may be the visiting food and beverage celebrities, but it also

all for a bit of creative flair in food presentation, but I really don’t need to be

allows our local talent to be recognised at some of the most popular events.

eating my fries out of a plant pot, or my salad from a shovel. Cocktails though are a different story, the more creative the better!

Yana Koroleva @caymanislandsfoodie

Ally McRae

After studying Communications at college,

@caymaneats

and dabbling in blogging for her degree,

Like many great things, Caymaneats started in

Caymanislandsfoodie was created as a place for

late 2014 as a joke! Since then it has become

Yana to share her favourite local foodie finds.

Ally McRae’s passion.

What is your favourite local dish to eat?

Describe your ideal meal.

I have a sweet tooth so my favourite is the Cassava Cake! I prefer it homemade,

My ideal meal is a blind tasting menu – chef’s

so whenever I see kids doing a bake sale by a store, I always make sure to get a

choice. I’m an adventurous eater and love when chefs are allowed to have

slice. Recently I discovered an awesome local baker (Jazzy Cakes) who makes

full creative control over a dish; you can always taste the passion in the

the best Cassava Cake to order, so this will be my go-to for family gatherings.

end result.

Karen Insignares

Kayla Martin

@saving.flavors

@goodeats.ky

Saving Flavors was created in early 2018. Whilst After some encouragement from friends, goodeats. Shinette Rhoden

eventually Karen would like to share ‘dishtories’ ky launched on Instagram and Facebook in October

@cayman_foodieandproud

(local dishes and their histories) on her page, at 2018. The page is an outlet for sharing the many

Shinette began her food blogging journey in 2016. the moment she enjoys posting frugal recipes – for different types of delicious food the Cayman She decided it was finally time to share her passion those people who enjoy eating and saving where Islands has to offer. with others and be united in their love for food!

they can!

Which is the first restaurant you would take

Name one development in the local foodie Tell us some things you’ve learnt in this time. someone who is visiting the Island? scene that has you excited. Whilst cooking at home is my favourite hobby, I’ve The Lobster Pot! Their stunning views, great Food Trucks! I am excited to see so many food trucks

learned that developing recipes can be difficult and wine selection, and delicious food are the

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The definitive guide to dining and entertainment in the Cayman Islands.