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“Lunch with a view”

The Sugar Mill Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 155 Restaurants in Tortola
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 26 - USD 35
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Fine dining but on real food with substantial portions. Cocktail bar and Pavillions lounge area overlooking the sea. 400 year old stone built dining room formerly the Rum house of the plantation. Terace section overlooking the sea.
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

What a location, this is better than waterfront, it is over the water. Food was very good, the curry fish and chips was a nice twist as was the grilled ham and cheese.
The pelican's performance was great and the view of long bay and Jost Van Dyke was an added bonus.

4  Thank pirategeorge1
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We dined one night at the Sugar Mill restaurant and had a great meal. I had the surf and turf which was excellent, but my wife clearly won with the best dish - the lobster ravioli. Service was good and portions were generous.

3  Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Our property manager recommended the Sugar Mill as well as trip advisor travelers. Reservations are a must. Parking is tricky and the spots are few but the ambiance is circa 1950 in the covered outdoor seating. The wait staff is impeccable. The food selection is fresh daily and offerings sell out quickly. For my birthday dinner, I ordered the Lobster Thermidor since I had never had it before. It was so tender and flavorful! We thoroughly enjoyed the vibe and music and food and staff so much that we returned for our last night in Tortola. Unfortunately, the lobster was sold out but there was plenty of other fresh selections. Thank you, Sugar Mill, for your high standards.

3  Thank alleen7
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were excited to eat here after reading the reviews. Food was very good but the experience was somewhat ruined by some rather loud patrons at another large table. Very cool building and history.

2  Thank Greg P
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Sugar Mill Hotel for three weeks (April 1 to 22) and dined at the hotel's two restaurants every day – the casually elegant, very romantic Terrace for dinner (sometimes breakfast as well), and the much more casual Islands, which is right on the hotel's beach, for lunch. We never once had a less than perfect experience. In fact, both the food and the ambiance were too good to even think of dining elsewhere, and the always-charming owners, Dennis & Mary – who have a special knack for bringing people together – saw to it that we and all of their hotel guests had one great evening after another…. in our case, 21 in a row.

The dinner menu in the main restaurant is extensive, full of tempting dishes designed by the hotel's exceptionally talented chef, Bernard. Wonderful starters, salads, superb entrees and desserts were served every night by a professional staff, overseen by the always gracious and elegant maitre d', Sharon.

Some of our favorite (and repeat) dishes were the cocktail de crevettes, goat-cheese & spinach ravioli, crab cakes, conch fritters, chicken sate, Caesar salad w/grilled shrimp, the fresh "catch of the day" selections, grilled lobster, scampi w/linguini, curried chicken or conch w/mango chutney, the crispy pork belly, and, believe it or not, the best filet mignon we've ever had. Everything was cooked fresh to order, which takes time; but the leisurely pace of a several-course dinner is something to be savored at the Sugar Mill, and we did.

Drinks are top shelf, the wine selection was excellent, and Teresa's island cocktail creations are simply the best. I should note that breakfast in the Terrace Restaurant was also a treat. We loved being able to watch the waves crashing on the beach whilst enjoying our eggs benedict, French toast, full English breakfast, or other morning fare. Lunches at the hotel's open-air Islands restaurant were also consistently terrific. The fish tacos or shrimp-filled pita pockets, among many other options, come with panoramic views of the sea, diving pelicans, Long Bay surfers, and Jost Van Dyke. And since even a three-week stay wasn't long enough for us to try everything on the Sugar Mill's menus, we've already booked a return trip for next April, only this time it will be a reunion with a few other guests we met. We can't wait!

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