Island to Plate: Indulge in Farm-to-Table Dining in Antigua & Barbuda

 Antigua & Barbuda offers a range of farm-to-table eateries that are not to be missed

Jesson & Co / MNI Alive

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Thursday, October 26, 2023


Discovering the beauty of Antigua & Barbuda goes beyond just the gorgeous beaches, luxurious properties, and fabulous restaurants. These islands also offer an experience for your taste buds that is unparalleled by any other. With a blend of African, Caribbean, and European influences, Antigua & Barbuda uses locally sourced seafood and exotic fruits and vegetables to realize a one-of-a-kind flavour. This year, we highly recommend making a pit stop at one of their local farm-to-table dining restaurants, where you can dive into Antigua & Barbuda's unique and flavourful cuisine. 

Antigua & Barbuda offers a range of farm-to-table eateries that are not to be missed. Here are two of our favourite fresh and flavourful restaurants waiting to be savoured.

Sheer Rocks

In Antigua & Barbuda, Sheer Rocks supports local farmers, fishermen, and artisan food producers by handpicking all ingredients and spices reflected in their seasonal menus. Ensuring quality in their selection of fresh market produce, the menu changes depending on the season. Visitors can satisfy their cravings with a seaside dining experience that offers a variety of meals, including baked aubergine, marinated local watermelon, seared yellow-fin tuna steak, and slow-cooked lamb shank. End your meal on a sweet note with delectable desserts such as caramel-poached pears and house-made ice cream sorbet. Discover a true farm-to-table delight with the freshest seafood, meats, and vegetables carefully sourced from local farmers, offering an array of mouthwatering dishes that will leave you craving more.  

Sheer Rocks is not just a restaurant; it's a breezy yet sophisticated venue that can be customized to suit any event. Located on Ffryes Beach, Valley Road overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Sheer Rocks in Antigua provides a stunning backdrop for unforgettable moments. The restaurant can accommodate various group sizes and preferences with seating options, including daybeds, lounge chairs, and tables. With its luxurious and ambient atmosphere, Sheer Rocks is the perfect setting for any special occasion, allowing guests to soak up the breathtaking views of the sunset and sparkling waters below. Whether you're arranging a wedding, corporate function, dinner party, or any other celebration, Sheer Rocks offers a sublime getaway by the beach that serves up delectable and elegant dining guaranteed to leave a lasting impression. 

The Fox House Restaurant and Bar

Courtesy of The Fox House Restaurant and Bar

The Fox House Restaurant and Bar:

The Fox House Restaurant and Bar is a top destination for authentic Antiguan cuisine, located near Jolly Harbour and Valley Church Beach. The Fox House restaurant is committed to providing inclusive dining options, using high-quality ingredients and flavours catering to various dietary restrictions. In addition, visitors can savour popular dishes such as grilled lobster, a creole seafood pot infused with lemongrass, and conch fritters while enjoying an extensive selection of signature cocktails, local beers, and fine wines. 

Arriving at The Fox House restaurant, you'll be welcomed by the gentle warmth of the Caribbean sea breeze and the sight of an open garden that exudes a relaxing and cozy ambiance. With a commitment to creating an inimitable aesthetic, the restaurant offers built-in fire pits that add a touch of magic to the outdoor setting. On top of this, the attentive staff is dedicated to catering to your every need, ensuring you enjoy an unforgettable culinary adventure. Whether you're seeking a romantic evening for two, a family gathering, or a special event, The Fox House is the perfect destination to indulge in delicious food and drinks while basking in the natural beauty of Antigua. 

What makes a farm-to-table dining experience in Antigua and Barbuda unique is the emphasis on using fresh, locally sourced ingredients that showcase their culture and hard work. To get the most comprehensive taste of this incredible cuisine, plan your Antigua and Barbuda Trip for Restaurant Week, from May 4-19, 2024. Participating restaurants throughout the destination will be offering inspired dishes at prix fixe prices, making the flavours of the islands even more accessible. For more information, visit

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