Silver Palm Lounge (Ritz-Carlton, West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman) – the Silver Palm has two distinct areas. One section is a replica of a classic English country library (suitable for afternoon tea or a pre- or post-dinner champagne or single malt). Then there’s the sexy, black-clad Taikun lounge, with hardwood wainscoting, carved […]
Rusty Pelican (Reef Resort, Colliers, East End, Grand Cayman) – this bar is known for its colorful knockout cocktails, as well as for its Cayman coladas and mango margaritas. Located at the quieter East End, the Rusty Pelican is actually part of a local resort called simply The Reef (favored among those interested in diving […]
“O” Bar (Queen’s Court, West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman) — one of the few spots open late into the night, O Bar attracts a trendy-looking crowd. Its resident DJs play house, hip-hop and top 40 music. Nightly themes and drink specials keep visitors coming back. The cover is $5-10, depending on the […]
Nectar (Seven Mile Shops, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman) — don’t let this nightspot’s location (which is in the back of a plain strip mall) fool you. This is a trendy New York-style martini lounge and sushi bar with an array of tapas and over 30 different drinks—including many ‘tinis with ‘tude. There’s new artwork […]
My Bar (390 South Church Street, Sunset House, George Town, Grand Cayman) – this bar’s thatched-roof open cabana makes this hangout spot hard to miss. The seafood-friendly foods are always a hit with visitors, and its gorgeous sunsets will likely bring them back again.
Margaritaville (32 Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman) – this is a two-story eatery & bar whose main attraction is its rooftop pool deck (along with a huge waterslide). Along with Margaritas, one can cheeseburgers and other assorted bar food. Friday nights are known for being lively – complete with Top 40 and dance music.
Macabuca Tiki Bar (North West Point Road, West Bay, Grand Cayman) – for this bar, it’s definitely about the location. The ocean is on both sides of the bar – with sun loungers on the deck, drawing in a large crowd during the eye-catching sunsets here. Along with this ambiance, Macabuca offers affordable Caribbean-style food […]
Legendz (Falls Centre, West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman) – this is a popular sports bar with retro 1950s & early 1960s décor (complete with photos of Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra). For that reason, this bar fills up during pay-per-view and major sporting events. Local bands, island DJs and stand-up comics are […]
La Esperanza (The Creek, Stake Bay, Cayman Brac) – a.k.a. “Bussy’s”, La Esperanza overflows with drinks, good cheer, and seemingly half the island on weekends, when Bussy fires up the grill and does a huge beach jerk barbecue. You can play billiards or head outside for the sensational sunsets (and drinks in matching colors). The […]
Jet (West Bay Road, opposite the Marriott, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman) — located within the Seven Mile Beach strip, this upscale nightspot—across from the Marriott and next to Aquabeach restaurant—makes this spot ideal for visitors to unwind, mingle and dance. There’s dress code, so trendy, casual attire is a must.