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Pillars Restaurant

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Dockyard Drive | Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-460-1027
07:00 - 23:00
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Angles, France
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arriving half way through the afternoon is not normally conducive to having a nice meal with good service. However at Pillars we were shown to a harbour front table and treated exactly as if we had come in at a sensible time for lunch. The advantage was that there were hardly any other diners and it was quiet. The food... More 

Thank Jill W
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely restaurant on the waterfront at Nelson's Dockyard the setting oozes history. We had a lunch there also a dinner & both meals were excellent. The lunch menu is smaller than the dinner menu but nevertheless the variety on both menus was excellent the emphasis being on fresh seafood. There are plenty of other choices for meat eaters &... More 

Thank R_D284
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in on the off chance for lunch, the staff was super friendly and helpful and the food was good and well presented. Not a massive lunchtime menu however, everything we had was very nice. We had a table over looking the water. It was a shady spot right on the waterside. We watched the pelicans fishing from the... More 

Thank Cricketman_10
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived for lunch with no reservation and were seated without fuss and the service was good. Two 25 year olds described the burgers ordered as the best ever tasted - high praise indeed; whilst us late 50's had two very good salads that fitted our needs perfectly. Nicely shaded seating looking out over the yachts. Not cheap but worth... More 

Thank Peter C
Chichester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Splendid setting looking out to the yachts. Delicious food especially the fish. Quick and friendly service. Our guide ordered while we were walking around, so no waiting time what so ever. We loved it.

Thank E F
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just love Pillars, always really good food, nice service, good cocktails, nice bubbles, all good. On Saturday night was live music which was nice, the restaurant was absolutely full which is a great sign of quality. My daughter & I enjoyed as always. Remember to book in advance, tables by the water are best. 100% recommend😊

Thank Rochelle M
Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were at the Nelson Dockyards and found the Pillars as a place where we could have an evening dinner. Their dinner starts at 6:30 PM, and even though we arrived around 6:00 PM without reservations, the hostess graciously seated us for pre-dinner drinks. The food was very good. I had the seafood chowder and the lobster... More 

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AdmiralsInn A, Guest Relations Manager at Pillars Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are happy you had a wonderful meal and experience at Pillars Restaurant. Looking forward to serve you once again. Best Regards Admirals Inn Guest Relations. More 

Grayshott, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overlooking the harbour - great food and views. Varied menu and old authentic building very friendly service.

Thank graham044
birmingham england
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for an evening meal with friends and were given a table next to the water, real pole position. The menu was varied with a good choice of seafood, meat & fish. The wines too were of a good quality. We thoroughly enjoyed the food, service and ambience of the place. After we had finished we moved across to... More 

Thank Sylvia H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch here whilst on a bus tour of the island. Friendly staff hosted us all. The food was good, as was my glass of red wine. We ate under a large, cool, marquee.

Thank Scott D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
Caribbean, Seafood, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dockyard Drive | Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint Paul Parish  >  English Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 268-460-1027
When visiting Nelson's Dockyard don't miss Pillars Restaurant with its spectacular, outdoor waterfront terrace set amidst Nelson's iconic 18th century pillars and lush gardens. The stunning setting, overlooking the historic harbour, is the perfect spot to enjoy cocktails on comfortable outdoor sofas, lunch in the cool breeze or dine while watching an unforgettable moonrise over Shirley Heights.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?