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Cin Cin by the Sea

Prospect | St. James, Prospect, Barbados
+1 246-629-4557
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Caribbean, International, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Prospect | St. James, Prospect, Barbados
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Reviewed 5 December 2015

Until 2009, the site of Calabaza restaurant, an alleged victim of the economic downturn, Cin Cin ("chin chin") has inherited the same stunning sea edge location, in an entirely different style, but without a clear unique personality. Calabaza was styled in North African dark reds...More

Thank angusM25
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Excellent is the word for this restaurant . From the moment you walk in the staff make you feel v welcome. The bartender was friendly and helpful with drinks choice . The service at the table was good and the food was excellent . Well...More

Thank Wincando
Reviewed 3 December 2015

What a wonderful restaurant. It was so good we ate there twice in 5 days! The service was superb and the food was beautiful. Glorious views of the Caribbean Sea are stunning whether you eat inside or on the large veranda. A really special place...More

Thank Jangus55
Reviewed 30 November 2015

I could not fault this restaurant in the slightest! The food was delicious and the setting was amazing, but what really set it apart was the staff! They were incredibly helpful, talkative and engaged throughout the meal. They made fantastic recommendations but were not pushy...More

Thank cnorman2015
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We were fortunate to eat at a number of the coastal resturants including Tides, Lone Star and The Sanddipper and Cin Cin stood out from the rest due to its excellent service, jaw dropping good food, ambience and location. The food is a local twist...More

Thank Raymondmac71
Reviewed 28 November 2015

I recommend having dinner on the terrasse. You come here for the proximity with the sea, and the AC inside can be slightly too cold! Some may say the terrasse is a bit dark at night, but you can still see the sea and hear...More

Thank Laurent C
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

We went to Cin Cin by the sea two years ago while we were on Barbados on holiday and were very impressed by the whole experience, especially the food. We returned this week on our current visit and were greatly looking forward to an equal...More

Thank Tarzanhey
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

We visited Cin Cin one evening at around 5 (when they are open for their express menu) just to have some drinks. The cocktails were nice and well made but it's fair to say the atmosphere was highly uncomfortable. It's their official opening time yet...More

Thank Lina_Bam_Bina
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Great food, great service, great venue, great cocktails. Good value for money. Nothing else to say but try it and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 25 November 2015

When we arrived, we were taken to a table in the furthest corner of the terrace. It was so dark that there was no way we could read the menu. We could barely see each other. A lady on a neighbouring table offered us a...More

Thank John H
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Questions & Answers
28 April 2017|
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Response from PeterJLauer | Property representative |
Hi JBH H, Thank you for your question. We are not planning on closing during the summer. Would you like to make a reservation? Kind regards Cin Cin by the Sea Team
6 November 2016|
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Response from michellerogers2010 | Property representative |
Elegantly informal. No beach wear (tailored knee length shorts for men are fine) no sleeveless shirts or baseball caps.
27 January 2016|
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Response from DashvalleyUk | Reviewed this property |
I would say the earlier the better. The restaurant gets booked up, and the location is lovely and the view from the restaurant is lovely. They have tables on the balcony as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 80
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prospect | St. James, Prospect, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish  >  Prospect
  • Phone Number: +1 246-629-4557
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cin cin [chin-chin] 1. a cheers or toast to good health. 2. a refreshingly contemporary, elegant new restaurant that offers 'alfresco dining' with sweeping views of the west coast of Barbados. A trendy new hot spot that features an air-conditioned lounge bar with an expansive glass wall allowing uninterrupted views across the water, serving quintessentially Mediterranean-style cuisine with a Caribbean twist.
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