Our Top 20 Restaurants For Dinner & Beach Restaurant

Saint-Barth, a world-famous destination for its fine cuisine, it's not for nothing that the magnificent Gourmet Festival is held there every year. The diversity of St. Barth's tables (nearly eighty restaurants) allows you to enjoy a wide variety of dishes from tasty French cuisine or Caribbean cuisine, not forgetting the inevitable Italian cuisine. All the tables on the island are a must, some with their feet in the sand, others with a panoramic view of Gustavia, others on the quayside and finally some totally surrounded by lush vegetation. Let us introduce you to our selection of the twenty best restaurants in St. Barts classified in two categories: our top 10 evening restaurants and our top 10 beach restaurants.  

Le Bagatelle: Ideally located in the heart of Gustavia, by the quayside, Le Bagatelle brings its joie de vivre and celebration to the art of the table as well as quality food. Great French cuisine, the best wines and champagnes on the island and the famous legendary atmosphere of Les Bagatelles.

Bonito: The most popular restaurant in Saint-Barth since its opening. Comfortable and welcoming, large spaces, an exceptional and superb ceviche bar. A cuisine with Peruvian and Venezuelan flavours. High quality dishes cooked in an enchanting atmosphere. We go as friends and go back with friends.  

La Case de L'Isle Le Cheval Blanc : Recently, the unavoidable Chef Jean Imbert, has taken up residence in St Barth and more particularly at the breasts of the Hotel St Barth Isle de France. He runs the ovens of La Case de L'Ilse. Discover his cuisine, it's an authentic culinary experience. (link to article)

Isola: Probably one of the best Italian restaurants. Refined cuisine, products from Italy, service at the height of the dishes and the setting. In short, an unforgettable culinary experience in the heart of the capital of Saint-Barth:

La Guérite: Cannoise atmosphere in St Barth. La Guérite de l'île Saint Marguerite is located in St Barth, at the Gustavia Point, just off the quays where billionaires from all over the world anchor their Mega Yachts. La Guérite offers a cuisine from the South of France. A charm, an authenticity that seduces both the island's residents and the tourists of St Barth. To discover imperatively

Ti St Barth: Dinner show and refined cuisine, since 1995, Ti St Barth is the place where to be. Fish or meat, excellent wines, dancers and entertainment, this is the menu of this night establishment. And the recipe is prized by all the stars that Saint-Barth welcomes all year round. 

The Jarad: Chef Jarad McCarroll has been named Caribbean Chef of the Year 2020 by the famous Guide Gault & Millau Antilles Guyana. His simple, contemporary cuisine combines the timeless elegance of the Mediterranean. Located in the magnificent Hotel Le Toiny with a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea, it is an essential gastronomic experience to discover.

Le Tamarin: A chic place par excellence, a lush garden around a magnificent hundred-year-old tamarind tree. A cuisine where meat, pasta and fish go hand in hand. The dishes are finely cooked. An essential gastronomic experience during your holidays in Saint Barth. 

L'Esprit: Jean Claude Dufour, an essential chef for an exceptional table in Saint-Barth. The spirit is a table of great reputation in a magnificent tropical garden in Saline. The map is based on the daily arrival. L'esprit is a gastronomic stopover on the island, which is very famous in Saint-Barth.  

François Plantation : Perched on the heights of Colombier, the charming hotel with a colonial spirit aptly named "François Plantation" and its mythical restaurant considered as a true institution on the island is reborn under the label Maisons & Hôtels Sibuet while keeping, as a tribute to the place, its François Plantation restaurant is a wink to the history of the island. A must-see.

Fish Corner: In the heart of Gustavia, the Fish Corner offers fish dishes (snapper, tuna, mussels, knives, monkfish, lobsters) and seafood, etc... all from the daily fishery. Relaxed and colourful atmosphere and decorations. An experience and a place to discover imperatively.  

Beach Restaurant 

The Sand Bar: The Sand Bar, the restaurant at Eden Rock is a must on the bay from Saint John to St Barths. Enjoy the colonial style dishes of famous chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. He is well known in New York, so it's no surprise to see New Yorkers seeking peace of mind and fine dining in St.Barts.

The Nikki Beach: The beach restaurant par excellence. The temple of pleasure and gastronomy in St Barth. Salads, sushi, seafood or grilled lobsters. Exquisite dishes and a festive atmosphere accompanied by non-stop music for the pleasure of the party. 

La Cabane de Isle :  This is the other restaurant of the Cheval Blanc Isle de France. La Cabane de L'Isle for lunches with your feet in the sand while admiring the bay of Flamands. A tasty cuisine and impeccable service for unforgettable lunches. La Cabane is one of the must-see restaurants on the island of Saint-Barth.

Lil Rock: A pleasant beach restaurant in St. John's. Caribbean style, homemade planter, menus with flavours and fresh products of the day, tartars, lobsters, salads niçoises, tapas, etc... a must for a lunch until the end of the day on one of the most beautiful sites of Saint-Barth. (see our article ->Article Lil Rock ).

Le Perl Beach :Caribbean spirit and tropical atmosphere for a menu offering local fish, salads and Creole-influenced dishes. The spot of the island. Planes taking off and landing on the beach are a typical attraction of St. Barths. A must in the bay of St. John's.The Cabane du cheval Blanc (White Horse Hut).

La Langouste : Facing the magnificent Baie des Flamants, within the Baie des Anges hotel, the Restaurant La Langouste is the lobster specialist in St Barth. But not only, sole meunière, bats, raw fish in ceviche and tataki, fresh local fish, tuna, sea bream, colas and lamb mouse, chicken brochette, beef fillet and veal chop for meat lovers. A nice stopover.

Shellona: A change of scenery guaranteed. Ibiza or Mykonos style atmosphere. The glasses fill up so that the atmosphere lasts all day long. From the sweet menus of the lemon trees of Amalfi to the rich cuisine of the Cyclades, via grilled meats and marinades, in short, at Shellona, it is Greek tradition that is in the spotlight on one of the mythical beaches of St Barth, especially for those sunsets.  

Aux Amis: nestled in the hollow of the Grand Cul de Sac bay within the hotel Le Barthélemy, Aux Amis is the promise of a pleasant, restful and tasty trip with a menu of French and Creole dishes. You'll feel like you're in a beef Wellington, truffled apple puree or roast octopus with Romesco sauce, potatoes and broccoli... a must to discover.

Le Sereno: Also nestled in the bay of Grand Cul de Sac, within the magnificent Hotel Le Sereno, the Restaurant Le Sereno offers a cuisine with an Italian accent while combining local products, but not only... Salt-crusted fish or Gnocchi from Lake Como, or Hotel Le Sereno has another establishment. In short, a chic, quiet and welcoming place for lunch on the idyllic beach.

The Beach Club: The beach restaurant of Hotel Toiny offers a magnificent view of the island's wild coast. A surfer's paradise. Here you will find a chic and cosy atmosphere. Lunch, enjoy the swimming pool, massage cabins. In the shade of the palm trees, rocked by the waves. A chic and shocking place to discover for a day of relaxation and flavours.