Cayman Restaurant Month and Cocktail Week—Ultimate Foodie Events

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In October, Grand Cayman’s food-centric culture kicks into overdrive for Cayman Restaurant Month. During this premier food event, Cayman’s best restaurants serve up exceptional cuisine with prix fixe menus, providing a dining experience like no other. Cayman Cocktail Week rounds out the delicious fun at the end of the month, celebrating Cayman’s cocktail scene with sensational libations and exciting programming.

These annual events highlight the restaurants—and their world-class chefs and mixologists—that warrant Cayman’s reputation as the Caribbean’s culinary capital. From beachside grills to fine dining, locals and visitors alike can enjoy innovative menus and exemplary dining experiences that are uniquely Cayman.

Cayman Restaurant Month

October 1-31, 2019

Restaurant Month salutes Grand Cayman’s diverse gastronomic landscape, uniting food lovers with outstanding restaurants. Participating venues showcase their excellent food by curating special menus with exclusive promotional pricing. Prix fixe menus consist of 2-course and 3-course lunches and 3-course dinners for as low as CI$15 and CI$25, respectively, plus expert-picked wine pairings at select restaurants.

Enjoy a variety of dining options during Cayman Restaurant Month

From longtime haunts to elegant dining, nearly twenty establishments take part in the culinary festivities. Here’s a sampling of restaurants that will be delivering memorable meals during Cayman Restaurant Month.

For a taste of Italy with an island flair, head to Casanova’s by the Sea, or enjoy classic Italian dishes at Edoardo’s. Seven Mile Beach’s Burger Shack serves up signature craft burgers while Catch and Lobster Pot pair unbeatable oceanfront views with fresh seafood. Both The Brasserie and Cayman Cabana deliver flavorful farm-to-table and sea-to-plate dining concepts in a relaxed Caribbean setting. 

Cayman Cocktail Week

October 25-31, 2019

Now in its seventh year, Cayman Cocktail Week 2019 celebrates the island’s burgeoning cocktail culture with enticing signature blends and a lineup of events. For one week, participating bars and restaurants offer specialty cocktails that shine with sophistication, and Cayman’s finest mixologists and bartenders showcase their skills. Those who imbibe can expect lavish cocktails crafted with fresh juices, local produce and herbs, premium spirits from around the globe and flavor-infused syrups. 

Cayman Cocktail Week features a lineup of events

Along with special beverage menus at individual restaurants and bars, Cayman Cocktail Week features happy hours, competitions, hands-on cocktail experiences and educational seminars hosted by industry professionals. Crowd favorites include a themed party bus tour to surprise destinations around the island and “Muddled” in which bartenders whip up cocktails from random ingredients.

If your visit to Grand Cayman doesn’t coincide with Cayman Cocktail Week, rest easy knowing that most participating establishments offer their cocktail menus throughout the entire month of October.

Tips for a great Cayman Restaurant Month and Cocktail Week

  • Reservations at popular restaurants fill up quickly and many events during Cayman Cocktail Week have a limited capacity. Our concierge will be happy to assist with securing reservations and tickets for your preferred establishment or event.
  • Menus are prix fixe and substitutions are generally not allowed. If you have food allergies or dietary restrictions, contact the restaurant for information about potential risks.
  • Be adventurous! Revisit favorite restaurants and try venues new to the scene.

Don’t miss these 2020 culinary events on Grand Cayman

True gourmands may wish to save the dates for these highly anticipated culinary events. The annual Cayman Cookout (January 16-19, 2020), hosted by Chef Eric Ripert, will once again feature cooking demonstrations, tours, incredible meals and—of course—superstars of the celebrity-chef world. Headliners for Cayman Cookout 2020 include José Andrés, a Michelin-starred, James Beard Award-winning chef and author of the New York Times best-selling “We Fed an Island,” and Daniel Boulud, one of the world’s leading culinary authorities and founder of several award-winning restaurants. 

Dozens of Cayman’s restaurants host booths for Taste of Cayman (2020 dates to be announced), one of the Caribbean’s top food festivals. This one-day celebration of culinary heritage includes myriad food and beverage selections, chef demonstrations, live music and cultural entertainment. 

Dining out on Grand Cayman is a celebration of culture and an essential part of any Cayman vacation. We look forward to welcoming you to your next foodie experience!