Best places to eat on Grand Cayman for a night to remember

By Lindsey Turnbull on 16th October, 2017

Those of you looking to dine out for a special evening are well served when it comes to elegant establishments on Grand Cayman. The only problem comes when trying to decide which restaurant to choose!

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Ristorante Pappagallo’s beautifully lit exterior, Grand Cayman

Blue Cilantro

Chef Shetty’s Blue Cilantro is a masterpiece of fusion cuisine, where east meets west in a beautiful union of flavours. Acknowledged for their culinary skills, they were named ‘Caribbean Restaurant of The Year’ by the Jamaican Observer in 2015. Try their tapas menu for some delicious nibbles, such as clay oven roasted black pepper shrimp or braised pork ribs. Blue Cilantro also offers a brilliant four course or six course prix fixe dinner menu that can be paired with wines and has a selection of business set lunch menus available.

To book: visit | call +1345 945 4372

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Blue Cilantro Crab cakes, Grand Cayman


Situated right on Seven Mile Beach, Luca is an elegant and delightful restaurant that is as popular with the lunchtime eaters, as it is with evening diners and Sunday brunchers. It’s contemporary and sleek interior is welcoming and inviting, while its cuisine is sublime. Gnocchi, ravioli, spaghetti, fettucini – all pastas are made in house and very special.

To book: visit | call +1 345 623 4550

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Canapés at Luca, Grand Cayman

The Brasserie

The Brasserie in Cricket Square, George Town, is another superb dining establishment, providing old world charm in modern surroundings, with an upscale colonial feel to its interior. The Brasserie uses its home grown fruits and veg and home caught fish to create gorgeous dishes that are full of flavour, fresh and delicious.

To book: visit | call +1 345 945 1815

The Brasserie, Grand Cayman

Cocktails at The Brasserie, Grand Cayman

Ristorante Pappagallo

Eating at Ristorante Pappagallo is a full on experience that you won’t want to miss while you are staying in Grand Cayman. Set in a bird sanctuary nestled in West Bay, Pappagallos comes alive at night with its beautifully lit exterior and warm welcome from owner Vico and his excellent team upon arrival. Try some of their delicious home-made pastas, such as fettuccine with slow cooked braised beef short rib in a red wine sauce (a personal favourite) or lobster and shrimp ‘Buba style’ with a touch of cayenne pepper, garlic, tomatoes, mushrooms, scallions and brandy-tarragon cream sauce.

To book: visit | call +1 345 949 1119

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Succulent lamb at Pappagallo, Grand Cayman

Blue by Eric Ripert

Blue by Eric Ripert at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, has to be on any true food-lover’s list of places to dine while in Grand Cayman. It’s the only restaurant in Grand Cayman to earn the distinction of the AAA Five Diamond Award (which it’s earned from 2008 to present) and it’s also had the Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence for the same period of time. Their extensive wine list boasts more than 700 wines to choose from!

To book: visit blue | call +1 345 943 9000

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Blue by Eric Ripert, Grand Cayman

Fancy some more restaurant recommendations? Read more about our favorite places for breakfast and brunch on Grand Cayman here!