5 Best Beach Restaurants in St Barth
The island of St Barts is known as one of the dining capitals of the Caribbean offering exceptional haute cuisine preparations or a serene waterfront retreat to bask in the beauty of the Caribbean while experiencing a gastronomic adventure. Discover our best recommandations below feet in the sand.
1. Nikki Beach: Unparalleled fun, beach partying and fresh cuisine | St Jean Beach
White as a dove but packed with music and fun, Nikki Beach already has the reputation that keeps its visitors from returning over and over again: themed days on the beach with impeccable DJs, a delightful cuisine and an unparalleled atmosphere. Nestled on the smaller part of St Jean beach, the Nikki Beach is the ultimate establishment to visit in St Barth, and truly unique amongst the franchise’s premium locations. For lunch, ‘le Nikki’ as the locals call it offers only the best: grilled lobster and local fish, Caviar Petrossian, sushi, chicken Satay ‘Nikki style’ and the most amazing selection of wines, champagnes and cocktail, served right at your table while you stare at their dazzling fashion shows and enjoy the unique vibe. For an afternoon of fun on the beach as well as a sophisticated dinner lulled by the calm rhythm of the sea, Nikki Beach always delivers.
Nikki Beach – St Jean Beach
2. Shellona : Mediterranean cuisine, casual lunch, exceptional location on Shell Beach. (pink sea shell everywhere…)
The exceptional location on Shell Beach will welcome those looking for a casual lunch on a sunny day, a refreshing cocktail after sunbathing on the beach, or for the sunset by the rhythm of the waves. The location allows you to enjoy the beautiful Caribbean sea view, almost feet in the sand, and is inviting you to taste a mediterranean cuisine, thanks to their new Executive Chef, Yiannis Kioroglou, former cook at La Guérite (Cannes, St Barth) and at Victoria Paris (16th arrondissement). To accompany your meal, Shellona offers a wide range of delicious fresh cocktails and a special selection of tasty wines, to be sipped while losing your senses to the wonders of this place.
Shellona by the photographer @MickaelGramm
3. Toiny Beach Club: laid-back style atmosphere, wild & peaceful environnement, creative cuisine.
On the wilder part of the island, an environment of rough beauty surrounds Le Toiny, considered by many a small haven of peace. Situated in the same named hotel, a Relais & Châteaux establishment, you can have lunch on the beach. After a short transfer in a 4×4 provided by the hotel, you’ll discover this peaceful haven by the sea. A true delight for those who love a good meal with their toes on the sand. The solid wooden furniture and beautifully set tables help build up your appetite. You can have barbecued meats such as rib steaks or superb pork ribs, but also local mahi-mahi and grilled Caribbean lobster. The desserts, like the white chocolate cannelloni with coconut sorbet and Malibu with its milk chocolate mousse, are delicious. You can enjoy cocktails throughout the day, at your table or on a deckchair, surrounded by the DJ’s musical atmosphere.
Toiny Beach Club – Le Toiny Hotel
4. Sand Bar Restaurant at Eden Rock Hotel: signature cuisine, lively atmosphere.
Breathtaking view of the horizon, simple, fresh and light cuisine and an impeccable service characterize the Sand Bar. The menu, formulated by renowned French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, is in line with the laid-back beach style atmosphere: Signature Sand classics include… truffle pizza crispy salmon plus new vegan matcha crème brûlée… plus gourmet evening dining featuring caramelized foie-gras with black-olive seasoning lychees brioche caviar and more…Redesigned and remade, the new Beach Bar offers ultimate luxury and comfort all around the newly tiered sundeck set directly onto the beach … and then beyond where floats the unmissably much photographed ERock raft. Nothing has been left to chance in order to connect with the requirements of beach lovers. This from Wi-Fi upticks and ergonomic sun loungers… to delicious cocktail creations… plus tasty gastronomy being either healthy or snacky. When the sun goes down, the restaurant becomes a cosy lounge, the Remi Bar, perfect for sipping one of Eden Rock’s signature cocktails while sharing a platter of hors-d’oeuvres with friends and family. Setting the tone in the new colonial style atmosphere DJ and music playlists capture and evoke Eden Rock’s island vibes.
Sand Bar by the Eden Rock St Barth
5. La Cabane, the beach restaurant at Cheval Blanc hotel
Located in the magical setting of Flamands beach, one of the most eminent spots in Saint Barth, La Cabane has an unparalleled view on the ocean and the horizon, making it a truly special experience. A new hot spot situated in the only palace of the Caribbean, Cheval Blanc hotel, designed by Jacques Grange with a welcoming spirit: La Cabane is a lovely beach restaurant for reunion. Stylished Caesar Salad, iconic Flamands burgers and discovery of raw and cooked artichoke salad with parmesan shavings – friends and family craving, and satisfied.