Nightlife in Barbados


Ins & Outs of Barbados

July 20, 2023

East Coast

Full Moon Rise Over Bathsheba at Round House

Featuring some of the island’s best performing artists, sit under the stars and watch the full moon rise over the dramatic east coast vista. With great food and fantastic cocktails, spend a night out at this historic inn and restaurant.

West Coast Vibes


Nishi’s bar serves a brilliant range of cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere with live entertainment every Friday.

The Bearded Rose by Timothy Oulton

This newly re-imagined bar at Limegrove is an upscale hangout spot with fabulous décor, cocktails crafted with the finest local ingredients and a decadent seasonal menu, filled with local ingredients and fine
international flair.

QP Bistro

Happy hour at this exclusive cliff-side restaurant features 2 for 1 Prosecco, Rum Punch and spirits with an Italian inspired late-night menu of fresh pizza from their pizza oven and a decadent charcuterie platter of select Italian meats and cheeses. Look out for live music nights featuring internationally recognised musicians and artists.

Drift Ocean Terrace Lounge

This breezy bar and restaurant overlooks the beautiful west coast. It's a fantastic spot to enjoy light bites or pizza over a classy glass of wine or Champagne.

Chill on the South Coast

Harbour Lights Night Club 

Every Friday night this iconic open air night club pulses to the beat of the hottest local and international music. With two dancefloors, two beach bars, and a grill servin' up the renowned Harbour Light's Burgers!

Harbour Lights Dinner & Show

Liven up your Wednesday & Thursday evenings at the Beach Extravaganza and Dinner Show. Immerse yourself in Bajan scenes and social past-times re-enacted by symbolic cultural characters like the landship, towering stiltwalkers, and agile shaggy bears showcasing their acrobatic skills, while the fire- eater heats up the arena with his breathtaking act. Experience the electrifying rhythms of the steel pan and be mesmerized by Carnival beauties and “Mudda Sally’s movementations”.

Sage Bar & Stage 

David Kirton, a successful Barbadian recording artist and his wife Noelle Attaway have turned their private home, filled with fine art and music memorabilia, into a vibrant, live performance venue. Sage has two stages featuring some of Barbados’ best talent in many musical genres; Cuban, jazz, reggae - even stand up comedy.

Cocktail Kitchen

With next level cocktails and an exceptional menu developed by head chef, Damian Leach, it's no wonder that Cocktail Kitchen is always buzzing with activity. Be sure to reserve well in advance.

The Dive

“The home for 3 for 1 Rum” - This self-titled “dive” bar is the hottest party in the gap from Thursday to Saturday with live entertainment, open mics and DJ Dance Parties from 9pm until late.

Dreadhop Brewery

With laid back, open air seating grab a pint or sample a flight of Dreadhop’s locally brewed craft beer. Look out for live music, food truck pop-ups, quiz and poker nights.

Savvy on the Bay:

 Barbados’ first 24hr place for eating, relaxing and enjoying the view along the stunning Carlisle Bay.  

Barbados Magic Lounge 

Welcome to the Barbados Magic Lounge, an intimate comedy-magic theatre where the impossible becomes possible. Enjoy the specially curated show by master magician Hans Grane – a lifelong entertainer, featured on TV in a dozen countries.

Worthing Square

This hub of activity along the south coast is home to an eclectic collection of food canteens featuring cuisine from all over the world, much of it prepared right there on the spot! It is very easy and convenient to drop in any time of day for a delicious meal.

Blakey’s on the Boardwalk

Whether you go there to wine or dine, Blakey’s is always full of atmosphere! The boardwalk location makes it a great spot for sundown cocktails. Live music most weekends.

Surfer’s Café

Along with their exciting cocktails and amazing dinner specials, the music on their Thursday evening Reggae Night gives a chilled Caribbean vibe. 

St. Lawrence Gap

Located on the south coast, St. Lawrence Gap (or simply The Gap as it’s locally known) is a mile-long strip bustling with activity and packed with a huge variety of bars, restaurants, nightclubs, hotels and some of the best beaches on the island!

Follow for parties, live music, quiz nights, happy hours and drink specials.

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Things to do

From swimming with sea turtles, partying under the stars, exploring the rugged east coast to enjoying the island’s duty free shopping, Barbados has something for everyone.

Nightlife in Barbados