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Lobster Alive

Wesley House, Bay Street | lower Bay Street, Bridgetown BB11121, Barbados
+1 246-435-0305
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (591 reviews)
“bisque” (21 reviews)
“spicy fries” (11 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Wesley House, Bay Street | lower Bay Street, Bridgetown BB11121, Barbados
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love Lobster Alive. It’s on Brownes beach in Carlisle Bay a short walk from Bridgetown city centre and a slightly longer walk from Hastings where we are staying. We take the sun beds in the morning and pay USD15 which gives us vouchers for...More

Thank Tony A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited in November while on a family holiday and the food was amazing! Really well cooked and produce was high end (I had the lobster pasta which was to die for). The price isn't the cheapest but back in England you'd pay double the price...More

Thank sazzysteph
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not the cheapest meal you are sitting on what are basically picnic tables on the beach but there was a great atmosphere with live music and it was all very relaxed and fun. All in all it was worth the visit and we would return.

Thank brucestewart3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going to the island for many years but never tried this and what a delight! A friend took me as a treat and we had the medium lobster. A drink at the bar first and and a delicious Rum Sour. We had booked but...More

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an excellent place. It is what it is..Lobster.....Busy place, slightly obstructed view because of the tents but you are on the beach..

Thank GuruTT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monster family day out at lobster alive today - dropped in on the off chance of some lunch and was very satisfied. Medium Lobster and bisque were ample and kids ate well on steak and pasta. Beautiful beach and great service. Lobsters looked a bit...More

Thank melvus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lobster Alive was simply amazing! We dined here with a friend on the last night of our holiday and couldn't have been happier with the location, service, food and atmosphere. The lobster spring roll was good, the chowder a little lack luster, however the stars...More

Thank Miri500
Reviewed 1 week ago

I do have to admit the perfect Sunday’ afternoon for me Is sun, shellfish, wine and Jazz. Well this hit the mark with 5 stars, I had the lobster Thermidor and it’s a bit pricey but was lovely, staff were great, the band played in...More

Thank Mw4572
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely setting with our table actually on the beach. A good menu but expensive. We went there to treat ourselves and were pleased with our meal choices.

Thank PenF53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a wonderful experience. Lobster are as fresh as can be. You can’t beat the view or the atmosphere.

Thank mftaeschler
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Singapore47
1 December 2017|
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Response from Kayl_D | Reviewed this property |
There's really no lunch menu. They may have a special of the day, but the menu is standard for the day.
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madsic
19 August 2017|
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Response from LittleTLondon | Reviewed this property |
To be sure why not email them directly. They are very prompt in replying and very helpful. If you have a Sunday in Barbados then I would recommend the Sunday jazz lunch. It is a great atmosphere.
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sarnie321
7 June 2017|
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Response from negroni1968 |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 200
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wesley House, Bay Street | lower Bay Street, Bridgetown BB11121, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Michael Parish  >  Bridgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 246-435-0305
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Description
The restaurant initially began as a wholesale distributor for the island's hotels and restaurants. Cooked takeaway service was added; along with a friendly free beer while you wait. Shortly after that the health inspector demanded we go the whole way or "wholesale only". This was around 1998. Long time friend and fellow musician with the local VSOP Jazz band "Stu Jenkins" became the resident artist (designer) and we named the up coming restaurant "LOBSTER ALIVE and all that Jazz". We felt our way; with many of the usual restaurant mistakes. But it seems now, we have scored quite well with international critics, restaurant guide books; and our many repeat customers.
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