Grenada Eating, drinking and dancing
(+1 473 439 5640)
A sushi bar serving up fresh local fish – mahi mahi, snapper, tuna – Japanese-style.
Marquis Complex, Grand Anse, Grenada
(+1 473 444 4644)
An island institution at the town end of the beach. Book a table on the sand for dinner, when the moonlit, phosphorescent water laps right up to your feet.
Grand Anse, Grenada
(+1 473 439 0001)
Laluna Restaurant and Sunset Bar
Hotelier Bernardo Bertucci imports cheeses, cured meats, olive oil and wine from his native Italy. The Sicilian head chef turns out wonderful pasta, meat and seafood, served in a bay-view dining room; you can recline on day-beds in the lounge bar at sundowner time.
Morne Rouge, St George’s, , Grenada
(+1 473 444 4334)
Gary Rhodes has a house on the island. His Caribbean menu at this veranda restaurant runs from shrimp and callaloo tartlet to warm lobster salad with mango mayonnaise.
Calabash Hotel & Villas, St George’s, Grenada
(+1 473 444 4455)
The Beach House
This secluded, locally run beachside restaurant near L’Anse aux Epines has white wood and plantation shutters. Callaloo soup or lobster bisque are a must, and the seafood crêpe is a delicious starter. The bar is famous for its dirty martinis, piña coladas and cosmopolitans, enjoyed along with the waves and moonlight.
(+1 473 444 6305)
The Water’s Edge
A luxy spot with wraparound veranda, balmy patio and upstairs lounge with big ceiling fans and mahogany/rattan stylings – all have peachy ocean views. The modern Caribbean menu features rum-flamed chicken with ginger cream.
Bel Air Plantation, St David’s, Grenada
(+1 473 444 2400)
On board old lighthouse ship Le Phare Bleu Marina and docked in Petit Calivigny Bay, Västra Banken offers fine dining overlooking Calivigny Island. The menu features grilled swordfish with roasted watermelon and toasted cashew pesto, and rum-poached banana ice-cream.
(+1 473 444 4662)
A recent addition to Grenada’s roster of nightlife fixtures, part of True Blue restaurant, and a reliably jumping place with great music – international as well as West Indian – and young regulars.
St George’s, Grenada
(+1 473 444 1979)
A stumble from Laluna, this is a perfect local watering hole for drinking late into the night, with pool tables, live music and bar food.
Point Salines, Grenada
An air-conditioned, state-of-the-art club, with disco lights a-go-go, where you can dance to pop hits, soca and reggae. The busiest nights, with live shows, are Friday and Saturday and, of course, carnival time is bonkers. Expect a small cover charge.
Morne Rouge Beach, Grenada
(+1 473 440 2539)
An old-time harbour-view first-floor favourite, where you’ll lunch on roti or curried conch, and wonderful nutmeg ice-cream.
The Carenage, St George’s, Grenada