Latest Cayman Restaurant, Bar and Events News
Read this page for the latest news about Cayman's Restaurants, Bars and Food Events. For other exciting things happening on Grand Cayman related to food and wine check out the regularly updated Monthly events or the Annual events pages. Also follow us on Facebook or Twitter for the very latest news!
|VIVO's Feeding Cayman's Future||Dark Night at Anchor & Den|
Every Tuesday VIVO will create a special dish and offer it as a two for one special! How it works is for every special dish you purchase on Tuesday, VIVO will feed one child in need in partnership with Cayman's Feed Our Future (FOF). FOF provides nutritionally balanced meals to children in need in the Cayman Islands.
In honour of Earth Hour— a global initiative that celebrates planet Earth and raises awareness about climate change— Anchor & Den will host a special Dark Night on Friday March 24th. Visit their website for more details about their special menu of dishes and cocktails made from local and sustainable ingredients!
|Brunchin' on Easter?||New Menu Alert!|
Top restaurants on Grand Cayman host Easter brunches every year. Check out our sister site Cayman Explore or our Cayman Good Taste Facebook page for all the best places to brunch this Easter! We hear Ferdinand's Easter Brunch is not to be missed and they will be serving a fantastic spread from 11.30am to 2.30pm on Easter Sunday, April 16 2017.
It's always a good idea to browse through the restaurants on Cayman Good Taste this time of year, as new menus are always being uploaded. YARA, Margaritaville Beach Resort's chic new steakhouse, has a great new menu to look forward to particularly if you are meat lover. They will only feature prime cuts of meat, from CAB and Waygu beef to Niman Ranch lamb and pork.
|National Paella Day?||Hello March!|
Apparently March 27 is National Paella Day and we say why not! And where can one get amazing paella in the Cayman Islands? Head on over to Agua where they even make an amazing vegan paella!
It is a new month so Cayman foodies should jump to the Good Taste monthly events page to check out the biggest culinary events happening on Grand Cayman. As we mentioned in an earlier news post, there are new openings that are scheduled for this year such as Margaritaville's chic new steakhouse YARA, so watch this space...
|Dine well on Love Day||What's New?|
Valentine's Day falls on Tuesday, 14 February and there are a number of Cayman's top restaurants that are hosting romantic dinners. The Bistro, Cayman's premier French restaurant is offering a decadent dinner with champagne and VIVO, nestled on Cayman's rugged North West Point, will host a candlelit dinner by the sea. Go to the Good Taste promotion page or our sister site Explore for more.
Cayman's culinary scene has never been hotter! From the opening of Cayman's first authentic Italian Tapas eatery to a stylish and very modern new Indian restaurant in Camana Bay, Cayman foodies have a bright future ahead. Be sure to stay glued to Cayman Good Taste's Facebook page for all the tasty tidbits happening on Cayman's restaurant scene. Also do pick-up a copy of Cayman Good Taste from your local supermarket. It'll give you a handy break down of all the new restaurants opening in Cayman this year.
|Where are you dining in 2017?||Happy Holidays!!|
The 2017 edition of Cayman Good Taste magazine has hit the newsstands! Featured inside Cayman's smartest restaurant guide is the latest on the hottest new restaurants opening in 2017, Cayman's best waterfront restaurants, interviews with Cayman's top chefs plus where to find the Whisky King.
Wherever you are this holiday season, the Good Taste team is wishing you happy holidays and a very happy 2017! But if you haven't 'sorted' Christmas or New Year's Eve yet, please check out our promotions page for where to brunch in Cayman on Christmas Day plus where the hottest dinner party is happening on Seven Mile Beach this New Year's Eve.
|Time to be well fed on New Year's Eve!||Feelin' Festive Cayman?|
Beach House is hosting a fabulous New Year's Eve gourmet dinner this year, plus the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa is having a special toes-in-the-sand dinner party on the beach! Check out our promotions page for more on restaurants hosting special New Year's Eve events!
Dreaming of a slow roasted bird... or maple-glazed ham or savoury "Cayman-style" beef? Whatever your culinary style for the holiday season, you won't have to sweat over a hot stove to eat well! Call Grand Old House or Ferdinand's today if you want a scrumptious Christmas Day brunch!
|Happy 50th Lighthouse!||Thanksgiving coming soon...|
The iconic restaurant is celebrating it's 50th anniversary in November 2016. Beloved by visitors and locals alike, The Lighthouse in the breezy seaside village of Breakers will be offering 50% off dinner and beverages every Saturday for the entire month of November! No wonder they are a Cayman favourite... Happy Anniversary to Captain G and the entire Lighthouse family from the Good Taste team!
Gobble, gobble... American thanksgiving and Cayman's very own thanksgiving day celebration all happens in the month of November. Check out our sister site Explore's event calendar for all the latest thanksgiving celebrations.
|Hello October!||Need Liquid Therapy?|
From the first of October, Cayman foodies begin lining up at the top restaurants in order to take advantage of all the fix price menus on offer during Restaurant month. As a proud sponsor of Cayman's Restaurant Month, Good Taste will be giving away FREE meals to winners of October's trivia sweeps. Click this link to sign up to win today!
Cayman Cocktail Week will kick-off October 21 to October 28, closing out the month with a liquor fueled bang! Cayman's innovative mixologist will be serving up the most colourful drinks imaginable. Find out more by following this link!
|Attention Curry Lovers!|| Love Food?|
Curry fans can look forward to a new opening that will expand the South Asian offerings within Cayman's growing culinary scene. Later this year Pani Indian Kitchen will open along Camana Bay's Waterfront next to Mizu. Watch this space for more details....
Cayman Foodies, have you checked out the many food focused events happening around the Island? There's always something new taking place every month, so don't miss out! Follow Cayman Good Taste on Facebook or check out our events page.
|Attention Steak Lovers|| New Restaurants on the Horizon...|
The new and highly anticipated Margaritaville Resort in Cayman will open in the old Treasure Island property later in 2016. Yara, an upmarket steakhouse will be one of the Resort's flagship restaurants and will have a hip, lounge atmosphere with a live DJ. Read more about the new Margaritaville Resort on Cayman Resident's Cayman Outlook.
Foodies in Cayman can look forward to three new restaurants opening in the new Kimpton Seafire Resort at the end of 2016. We hear restaurants Ave and Avecita will have upscale dining and Coccoloba, an outdoor bar, will be a casual spot.
|Say Good Bye to July!|| BBQ Street Food Beach side?|
The Bistro in Cayman is saying good bye to July in grand style on Saturday, 30 July. (They will close for the month of August and reopen on 1 September 2016.) From 5pm to 7pm get 50% off ALL drinks while dining on a sumptuous 4-course French prix-fixe menu! Call (345) 623 6666 to book your table today!
The BBQ Street Food Fair kicks off at Veranda in Grand Cayman's Marriott every Friday night on the beach! BBQ Baby Back Pork Ribs, Smoked Beef Brisket plus more will be served. There will be live music too! Call (345) 949 0088 for more details.
|Salty's opens in Grand Harbour!|| Qupé Wine Dinner at Ragazzi|
Serving classic, hearty pub fare, Salty's Sports Bar & Grill opens in Cayman's Grand Harbour on Friday, 15 July, 2016. There will be live music, a bouncing castle for the kids and loads to eat and drink. Call (345) 333 1944 for more details!
Ragazzi along with Premier Wines will be hosting a four-course wine dinner on Tuesday, 19 July, 2016. Each delectable course, prepared by Chef Luca Cocchieri, will be paired with Qupé wine from one of California's premier wine growing regions, Santa Barbara County. Call (345) 935 3484 to book today!.
|La Dolce Vita Closes||Say Good Bye to the Cuisine of the Sun|
Known for its authentic Italian cuisine and stunning views of the George Town harbour, La Dolce Vita closed in May 2016. The restaurant was run by locally renowned Italian Chef Ercole Musso.
Ortanique, one of Camana Bay's flagship restaurants will close its doors at the end of June 2016. Ortanique, a strong favourite on the foodie scene, beloved for its fresh innovative take on local cuisine, will be surely missed.
|Savour the South at Camana Bay||Mother's Day in May|
Award winning chefs Mike Lata and Edward Lee, will be arriving in from Charleston and Louisville respectively, to cook up smokin' southern classics for Camana Bay's famous Slow Food Day. Farm-to-table dishes feature bold flavours: Smoked Beef Brisket with local seasoning pepper sauce, Pan-roasted Local Snapper with smoked tomato creole sauce, Smoked Local Goat slathered in a mango barbecue sauce. Hungry yet? Make it a date night on Saturday, 16 April.
Do not forget to treat all the deserving mothers in your life to a proper meal on Mother's Day. Top restaurants around Grand Cayman will be offering delectable Mother's Day brunches and bubbles on May 8th. Watch this space and of course the Good Taste Facebook page for more.
|Sommeliers Standoff at Agua! ||New menu at The Bistro|
Dueling Sommeliers Peter Bedocs from Catch and Fabio Sordinelli from Agua will be pouring the best wines from Jacques Scott Wines & Spirits to accompany a special four-course dinner designed by Agua's Chef Roman Klienrath on Tuesday, 12 April, 2016. Who will serve the best glass? Call 949 2482 to make a booking. You don't want to miss this event!
Avez-vous faim? That is, are you hungry? Cayman's favourite authentic French restaurant, The Bistro has added even more deliciousness to their already outstanding menu. New dishes include a Seafood Bouilabaisse that is served fresh daily.
|Cooking Series with Tamer Soliman||Budding Chef Classes in April!|
Foodie, nutritionist and documentary maker, Tamer Soliman will be hosting a one of a kind cooking experience where coconut lovers will learn to prepare three coconut inspired dishes. Tamer will also give a lecture on cooking techniques and the nutritional benefits of coconuts. Sipping on the coconut rum cocktails on offer will surely keep you focused! Class Dates: April 28, May 26 and June 29. Email email@example.com for details!
Do you have a budding chef at home who would like to hone their skills? Bon Vivant is offering an after school cooking programme for tweens (ages 9 - 13) every Tuesday beginning on 12 April 2016. These classes are designed to inspire budding chefs to be thoughtful about what they eat, learn basic cooking concepts and have fun in the kitchen! Call 623 COOK (2665) for more details!
|A La Ke-VROOM in West Bay!||Prix Fixe Menu at Beach House!|
Zooming into the heart of West Bay is everyone's favourite Kebab Truck! The A La Ke-Vroom Kebab Truck will be parked across from the West Bay Fosters daily (except Sundays) from 5pm to midnight! Click the menu link for dinner ideas tonight!
Don't miss out on this fantastic deal now happening at one of Cayman's top restaurants... The famous Beach House at the Westin is offering a three-course Prix Fixe Menu for CI$49 per person, Friday to Monday!
|Easter Brunchin'?||A 'proper' Pub in Camana Bay!|
Easter holiday is just around the corner and if you don't plan on camping out this year, you will need to get a jump on other plans... Yes, we mean brunch! There are many Easter brunches being hosted by the Island's top restaurants. Check out the Good Taste Facebook page for Five days of Easter Brunch!
In early March 2016, The Kings Head, a Victorian themed pub, opened on The Crescent in Camana Bay. Pop in for a pint and pet the pub's English bull-dog Winston!
|The Greenhouse is BACK!||Red Sky at Night in February|
The Greenhouse, a paleo-friendly cafe has reopened in the heart of George Town. Located in the Digicel Building across from Rackam's, the cafe also specialises in gluten-free and vegetarian fare. Pop in for a for one of their thin-crust, hand rolled gluten-free pizzas today!
It's that time of year again... On Saturday, 28 February the extensive grounds surrounding the Harquail Theatre will be awash in hundreds of twinkling lights. Celebrating local arts, music and culture, this event is not to be missed. Delicious local dishes will also be sold. Check out our sister site Explore Cayman for details.
|A Family Fun-Filled Day in February!||Got Valentine's Day sorted?|
The 49th annual Agriculture Show kicks off at 7.30am on Wednesday, 10 February 2016! Get there early to get first dibs on local fruit trees, locally made arts and crafts and of course superbly delicious local dishes. Catch up with friends while sipping a fresh coconut water on bouncing castles, petting zoo and the horse back rides through the grounds!
Stay tuned to Good Taste's Facebook page and this site's promotion page for the latest happenings on Valentine's Day! If nothing meets your fancy, simply browse all the great restaurants found on the Cayman Good Taste website to figure out where you'll be dining on cupid's biggest day.
|Classes for Tween Chefs||The Dog House Reopens|
Bon Vivant in Camana Bay is offering an after school culinary programme for your budding chefs in January, February and March. Tweens will learn basic cooking concepts and skills while creating delicious dishes.
In January 2016, local favourite The Dog House reopened in Grand Harbour. Residents of Prospect and the greater Savannah area will now have a 'local' to watch big sporting events and socialise. Hearty pub eats and spirits from the full service bar can be enjoyed outdoors and indoors. There are also whispers that a new Asian fusion restaurant will be popping up in Grand Harbour later this year. Stay tuned...
|Culinary Events - 2016!||New coffee shop opens!|
It's time to start 2016 with a food-filled bang! Two major culinary events kick off in January: Cayman Cookout and Taste of Cayman. Better get those tickets early and of course hold off on following all those dietary resolutions until February!
Need a cuppa? Cayman Coffee Club, a new coffee shop, opened in the heart of George Town. Located across from the scenic waterfront and open from Monday to Saturday at 7am to 6pm, this new spot also serves fresh pressed juices, housemade pastries and healthy snacks.
|Osetra Bay reopens in Morgans Harbour...||China Village is BACK!|
Elegant waterfront restaurant, Osetra Bay, has reopened with a new and relaxed approach. Focusing on seasonal and local produce and fresh seafood, the menu has many creative Caribbean-style dishes. Click the link above for more details!
China Village, everyone's lunch time favourite is now open for business after suffering a major setback early this year due to an electrical fire. They are still offering their famous dim sum every Sunday!
|HOT off the press!||Holy Chef!|
Christmas has come early for Acorn Publishing... the 2016 edition of Cayman's Good Taste Magazine has arrived and is now available at news stands around the Island! Pick up your copy today to find out the latest on the hottest restaurants on Cayman's culinary scene! Good Taste is after all the definitive guide to dining and entertainment in the Cayman Islands!
Want to know just how serious a deal Poutine is in Canada? Check out Chef Dylan Benoit's interview in the 2016 edition of Good Taste Magazine! Inside you will also find other great interviews with an international brigade of head chefs: Ragazzi's Adriano Usini, Eduardo's Andrea Turco and The Wharf's Christian Reiter!