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The Boat House Restaurant

Depot Road | Little Bay, Castara, Tobago
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (20 reviews)
“lobster” (11 reviews)
“chilli” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Depot Road | Little Bay, Castara, Tobago
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

its a place that worth visits. Syaff very friendly and the best meals was only here. We will come back

Thank magda a
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Castara for two weeks and felt this was the best bar in town - nothing like drinking a Carib on the beach and the seats aren't directly on the sand so the sand flies are kept at bay! Food was good, both...More

Thank Niamh B
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I spent lots of time at this lovely bar/restaurant on my recent holiday in Castara. The food is great, especially the seafood (try the shrimp in chilli and coconut), the drinks are potent and plentiful and it always feels warm and welcoming. The view from...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

You come here for a cold beer, a snack and the view. You do not come here if you are looking for a skillfully prepared cocktail or to enjoy gourmet food. Do not miss drum nights!

Thank JosefinMorge
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Located on the beach at little (heavenly) bay Castara. Lots of friendly people - dive straight in and get into the local scene - don't hold back! Sharon is a great host and would try her best to meet our needs or encourage us to...More

Thank MutleyPMC
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Lovely welcome and the food is superb. We arrived to pre-ordered pizzas straight form our flight and enjoyed several lovely meals during our stay. The Wednesday drums and limbo were great fun and there is a lovely community welcome to all visitors. Can't wait for...More

Thank YorkshireHelen
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We stayed on the Big bay side of Castara so had to make our way over to Little bay to give this restaurant a try. It rained the night we decided to go and have to say the trail was a little hazardous to get...More

1  Thank Dawneen
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Boat House Restaurant is the only place to eat on Little Castara Bay. The main village has several eating places. The small beach is beautiful, with lovely sand, palm-fringed. The restaurant is beside the sand and from it you can watch pelicans fishing and...More

Thank 661graham52
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We spent sunset here almost everyday with a Stag or a rum punch - highly recommended you do the same! Lunch was great, and drums on Wednesday nights and Sunday afternoon pizza!

Thank Jillian S
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The entertainment was great, and so was the food. Mrs Sharon is very nice and her husband is very entertaining.

Thank NeilR-SharonG
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18 November 2016|
Response from Miyuki0404 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! It is a walking distance. On your way to the beach house, there is a cozy coffee shop, some small shops that you can enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Depot Road | Little Bay, Castara, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Castara
  • Phone Number: 660-7354
Tel: 483 0964The restaurant is beachside and open every day except Saturday. We do homemade pizza and pelau on Sundays and serve breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday to Friday. We have a live African drums and limbo every Wednesday with dinner. Dinner costs between $100 - $115 for fish, chicken, shrimp, beef, goat, prawns or squid). Lobster is priced according to size.We also have 4 apartments behind and set above the restaurant. They have a fully fitted kitchen, large deck, kingsize bed with canopy, bathroom, sofa bed , table and chairs.Rates are $60US per night per room.
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