Latest Cayman Restaurant, Bar and Events News
Read this page for the latest news about Cayman's Restaurants, Bars and Food Events. For other exciting things happening on Grand Cayman related to food and wine check out the regularly updated Monthly events or the Annual events pages. Also follow us on Facebook or Twitter for the very latest news!
|Cayman's Restaurant Month, October 2014!||Jessie's Juice Bar has two new locations!|
Proudly sponsored by Good Taste and organised by CITA, some of Cayman's top restaurants are offering 3-course fixed menu deals for Restaurant Month in October 2014. It only happens once a year, so visit Cayman's Restaurant Month page daily to find out about some of the lowest prices on the finest cuisine the Island has to offer!
A Camana Bay favourite, Jessie's Juice Bar has two new locations: Governors Square and on the 2nd Floor, Harbour Place in George Town. Jessie's serves up freshly squeezed fruit and vegetable juices, nutritious made-to-order smoothies, fermented loose leaf teas, home-made Kombucha and gourmet coffee. Their extensive vegan and gluten free eats are a foodie's delight.
|Recent closures in Grand Harbour||A new restaurant for West Bay?|
Beaches, Rouge Lounge, the outdoor Carp Bar and Blue Mountain Cafe closed in late September 2014 due to an ongoing dispute with the owner of Grand Harbour. Watch this space to find out if any of these businesses reopen at new locations.
Good Taste has learned that a new restaurant may be opening this year in the gorgeous space where Morgan's Harbour use to operate in West Bay. Stay tuned for more information!
|Enjoy the Game (and Breakfast!) at Overtime||Borden's Pizza, a Cayman Classic, is back and better than ever!|
June 2014 marked the opening of Cayman's newest sports bar - Overtime! Open for 24 hours and located underneath Elements nightclub at The Strand, Overtime boasts 14 televisions (perfect for watching the game!), great happy hour specials and serves all day breakfast.
Now open in Trafalgar place (directly across from Public Beach) Borden's Pizza, a true Cayman favourite has reopened it's doors! Serving up classic pizza, nachos, chicken wings, paninis... and of course, their renown hush puppies - Borden's is a spot loved by locals and tourists alike.
|Aqua Beach out... Peppers Smokehouse In!||Eagle Ray's Dive Bar and Grill - New Restaurant in East End|
As of March 2014, Peppers Smokehouse has opened its doors in what used to be known as 'Aqua Beach'. With special 'Box Grills', Pepper's serves up authentic jerk chicken, pork and roast fish. Redone and refurbished, head down to Pepper's to feel the vibes in a relaxed tropical setting in the heart of Seven Mile Beach.
Serving up Cayman Classics like Lionfish Tacos and Fish 'n Chips - Eagle Ray's Dive Bar and Grill is the perfect stop out East. Great as a lunch stop on a drive around the island or a great dinner destination on the 'quieter' side of the Cayman, they also serve up a mouthwatering Indonesian 'Rijstafel' night every Thursday night.
|Cayman Wine Boutique now open - Cheers to that!||Craft F&B now open, replaces Triple Crown Pub in Marquee Centre|
Cayman's newest tasting room is now open! The Tasting Room, located in Caribbean Plaza on the Seven Mile strip, is a small, eclectic wine and gourmet food store fiercely committed to quality no matter the source. They offer everything from small unknown wineries to big-name wines and collectors bottles with some of the freshest foods available in their gourmet food shop.
While die hard 'Triple Crown Pub' fans might be disgruntled by the change in restaurant ownership, craft beer lovers and gastropub connoisseurs alike will adore the vast selection of specialty beers (and specialty cocktails!) with a full menu of eclectic selections.
|Red Snapper Closes||Hard Rock Cafe Downtown has Closed its Doors|
Red Snapper, was a new addition to the Cayman culinary scene, that opened for business in January 2014 but sadly closed after a few months of operation. Reflecting true Caymanian heritage, Red Snapper offered guests freshly caught local fish daily.
After being open for over 13 years, Hard Rock Cafe, located in Downtown George Town, was unfortunately forced to close its doors after a legal dispute with the U.S. parent company in October 2013.
|Lobster Pot Back in Business!||Vegans Love Bread & Chocolate|
The Lobster Pot's anticipated refurbishment is now complete and one of Cayman's favourite establishments is up and running once again! A new deck has been constructed, offering sweeping harbour and ocean views and their fresh new menu has to be tasted to be believed. Pay the new-look Lobster Pot a visit soon!
Advocating a modern, responsible and delicious cafe experience, Cayman's first fully vegan cafe is now open for breakfast and lunch on the corner of Edward Street and Dr Roys Drive in George Town. Every item on the cafe's menu is prepared without the use of animal ingredients - Vegan has never tasted so good!
|Mizu for Asian Fusion||Waterfront Diner First for Cayman|
Camana Bay is always at the forefront of the latest and greatest in restaurants and events and Mizu is no exception. Inspired by Southeast Asia's bustling night markets, enjoy exotic flavours and dramatic presentation of local seafood and produce. Enjoy a bite at the sushi bar or relax in the designer dining room for modern Southeast Asian cuisine. Call (345) 640 0002 for enquiries.
Urban dining has arrived at Camana Bay thanks to the much anticipated opening of The Waterfront. Serving feel-good food at affordable prices and American classics, The Waterfront is destined to become a favourite for families and visitors to Cayman. Enjoy a hearty breakfast or intimate dinner with the entire family at this good-time American diner. Contact 640 0001 to find out more.
|Closures in Governor's Square||Lauren's replaces Bella Roma|
Residents and visitors to Cayman may have noticed some changes to Governors Square recently. Regrettably, the Brazilian steakhouse, PRIME, closed in early 2013 along with Wine Down and its market. We look forward to new tenants occupying the vacant space and reporting on what's new in the complex.
After a long period behind closed doors, Bella Roma has officially ceased business and new owners Lauren Bennett and her husband 'Link' have opened Lauren's. The Texan couple have grown up in the restaurant business and bring their experience to Cayman. This cozy restaurant is a warm and welcoming place with lots of natural light and delicious comfort food to match. Their breakfast is particularly good and the crepes to die for!
|Black Trumpet closed||Upper Crust Newcomer to Camana Bay|
There have been two recent closures in Camana Bay - one of which is Black Trumpet and the other, Frosted Robin Cupcakes. Check this space for business openings in these spaces - we're sure there are new and exciting eateries in store as we come to expect only the best from Camana Bay.
Upper Crust is an elegant new European deli bistro with an emphasis on fresh ingredients and delicious sandwiches, lunches and pastries. Opening its doors in April 2013, the newcomer to Camana Bay offers gourmet ready-to-go meals and take away artisan breads. Dine in and enjoy the lively atmosphere. Delivery and catering are also available. Call (345) 743 1010 for more information.
|West Indies Wine Company||Peachwave FroYo!|
Camana Bay is home to this new concept in wine tasting. The West Indies Wine Company offers state of the art Napa Tech wine systems for the most varied and perfectly stored wines. Just charge up your card and taste away! Check out their website for the latest 80 bottle selection in-store. firstname.lastname@example.org
If you haven't tried Peachwave Frozen Yoghurt yet, this school holidays is the perfect time to head over with the kids! With new flavours to try every week and over 40 toppings, their frozen yoghurt is a healthy and delicious snack. You can even control your own portions and pay as you weigh with their self-serve machines. Try their new Greek yoghurt parfait or make your own tasty creation! Visit Peachwave in the Cayman Falls, across from The Westin.
|Wok'n'Roll!||Caribbean Jerk & Grill opens in Seven Mile|
Cayman's newest Asian restaurant opened its doors in February 2013 in Regency Plaza. Wok 'n Roll offers a diverse menu of East and South East Asian cuisine with take out, eat-in and delivery available.
The Caribbean Jerk & Grill House recently opened to the public. After renovations and a fresh new look for the Seven Mile site of previous restaurant Roland's Garden and the Butterfly Farm, the newly constructed pagoda and Caribbean style menu are a welcome change. Pay a visit to this family style restaurant, the oxtail dinner and rotis come highly recommended.
|Brickhouse, Oarhouse, Doghouse & Brewhouse change names||'Al La Ke-vroom' hits the streets|
The establishments formerly known as Brick House, Oar House, Dog house & Brew House have brand new management and brand new branding to go along! The restaurants as a group are now known as "Check Inn" and the individual restaurants have new names also: Sail Inn (Brick House), Weigh Inn (Oar House), Brew Inn (Brew House) and Game On (Dog House).
The food truck trend has spread throughout the United States, with vehicles ranging from cheap, street food vendors to chic Zagat-rated outposts. Following suit, Cayman now has it's own food on wheels for 2013! Al la Ke vroom is Al La Kebab's mobile kebab truck- check facebook for where it will be next!
|The Greenhouse Grand Opening||Da Fish Shack new in Downtown GT|
Healthy has never tasted so good at The Greenhouse, Cayman's newest restaurant specialising in healthy, gluten free, organic and paleo-friendly menu options. Having opened in February 2013 and located at Lighthouse Point Drive Resort in West Bay, you can watch the sunset, watch the divers and snorkellers all while enjoying a tasty personal pizza, salad, panini, wrap along with some munchies and dips.
Built from an old fishing vessel in 1932 "Da Fish Shack" is the true localised Caribbean experience on the water. Their fully licensed bar/restaurant affords guests a distinctive waterfront surrounding where there is time to unwind and chill. Kitchen Hours: 10am - 10pm, 7 days a week.
|GT Yacht Club opened its doors in Feb 2013!||New beach bar on the Seven Mile Strip: Surfside Beach|
George Town Yacht Club opened its doors in February 2013! It's located on the waterfront at The Barcadere Marina and is the perfect place to relax after a day out on the water, unwind after a day in the office, to share your fish stories or simply hang out with friends. Click here to check out the delicious menu!
Cayman's newest and hottest Caribbean beach bar and restaurant is located on the world famous Seven Mile Beach. Take a trip to Surfside and enjoy great food, great drinks, the fabulous location and great times. Don't forget to try their signature rum and specialty coconut drinks!