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Tobago

5 best restaurants in Tobago

Our favourite places to eat. Enjoy awesome food and stunning decor

1 Makara

Fabulous fine dining

With awe-inspiring views of the Buccoo Reef at Buccoo Bay, Makara is a unique dining venue serving unforgettable Caribbean cuisine. Sample dishes such as butterfly coconut crusted shrimp and curried goat, followed by rum-glazed pineapple and cassava pone. The feast for your taste buds is matched by a feast for your eyes as you gaze out over the sea and sip a Makara Blue margarita or a rum punch. Expect high prices and standards to match - just don't turn up on a Tuesday, when the restaurant is closed!

49 - 55 Auchenskeoch Road, Buccoo Bay, Buccoo Point, Tobago        +868 340 9547

2 Castara Retreats Restaurant

For rum and reggae

From Jamaican jerk chicken to curried lamb, the cuisine at Castara will warm you as much as the Caribbean sun. Offering al fresco dining with stunning panoramic views of the beach, ocean and rainforest, diners can dip in for a leisurely lunch, sunset drinks or a full three-course candle-lit dinner while being serenaded by the sound of the waves. The inventive menu stretches to delicious desserts and a list of cooling rum-based cocktails and chilled wines.

Castara Retreats, North Side Road, Castara 001010, Tobago        +1 868 766 1010

3 The Fish Pot

Get fresh

Treat yourself to some traditional local tastes at The Fish Pot, where a unique mixture of local and international styles gives rise to an exotic array of tempting dishes. Enjoy Tobago's freshest seafood, reeled in by local fishermen, seasoned and seared to perfection, alongside a selection of sizzling side dishes, starters and salads. Decadent desserts follow and can be accompanied by a range of wines, beers, cocktails and fruit punches, all in a rustic Caribbean atmosphere with sea views.

Pleasant Prospect, Grafton, Tobago        +1 868 635 1728

4 Jemma's

Down by the sea

Set along a winding road in a treehouse above the sea, Jemma's is the talk of the town in Speyside. Chefs prepare fresh fish and crack open shells to serve delectable crab, lobster and shrimp dishes, as well as a range of tasty vegetable side dishes and hearty desserts. Portions are large and worth waiting for in this alcohol-free eatery that has famously graced the shores of Tobago for more than 20 years now.

Charlotteville Road, Speyside, Tobago        +1 868 660 4066