9 Best Restaurants in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Hog Heaven

$$$ Fodor's choice

The million-dollar view is the thing at this simple wooden restaurant perched on a hillside overlooking the North Sound. If the scenery alone isn't enough to make you feel as if you're ready to be singing with the angels, this barbecue joint's succulent pork, local fish, and conch in butter sauce will help.

Little Dix Bay Pavilion

$$$$ Fodor's choice

For an elegant evening, you can't beat dining this enchanting, candlelight, open-air pavilion, with its always-changing sophisticated contemporary fare and attentive service. The superbly prepared seafood, meat, and vegetarian entrées, most drawing upon Caribbean cooking traditions, including dishes like a Trinidad-style seafood pot, Montego Bay marinated fish with Jamaican spices, and tandoori-marinated lamb chops.

Hog Heaven


Perched high above North Sound, with panoramic views and incredible BBQ ribs, this casual eatery earns its name. Friendly atmosphere and down-home cooking includes buttery conch, BBQ and all the fixings, such as fried plantains, potato salad, and coleslaw. Hog Heaven is the perfect stopover during a day of island exploring.

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LSL Bake Shop & Restaurant


Along the road to The Baths, this small restaurant with pedestrian decor is a local favorite for fresh bread, cakes and pastries, and informal dining. You can always find fresh fish on the menu, accompanied by traditional local sides like peas and rice. A weekly barbecue on Friday nights starts at noon and includes live music and DJs. There's a second, smaller location in Road Town, Tortola.

Mad Dog Cafe


Piña coladas are the thing at this breezy bar just outside the entrance to The Baths. The menu includes great triple-decker sandwiches, BLTs, and hot dogs.

Tower Rd., Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda, VG1150, British Virgin Islands
Known For
  • piña coladas
  • sandwiches
  • quick bites
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: No dinner

Restaurant at Leverick Bay


Chef Stanley Ramotar's gourmet menu at this marina restaurant draws cruise ship passengers on tour as well as hotel guests, locals, and mariners. Anegada lobster is a perennial favorite along with rack of lamb and filet mignon. For a more casual bite, Jumbies beach bar has roti, tacos, nachos, and wings as well as a popular Friday night beach BBQ and a one-man, pirate-themed "Happy Arrr" show on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

Leverick Bay Rd., Leverick Bay, Virgin Gorda, VG1150, British Virgin Islands
Known For
  • Friday-night beach barbecue party
  • happy hour with live music
  • Anegada lobster
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: Closed Fri.



Spectacular island views round out the romantic atmosphere here, creating the perfect setting for an intimate dinner of fresh local fish prepared in a variety of ways. The conch fritters are the stars on the menu—they're light, fluffy, nicely seasoned, and stuffed with conch. For lunch, try the mahimahi tacos.

The Reef Restaurant at Fischer's Cove


Dine seaside at this alfresco restaurant that's open to the breezes and features occasional live music. If pumpkin soup is on the menu, give it a try for a true taste of the Caribbean, although you can also get burgers, pizza, and salads at lunch, and local fish and conch fritters. For dinner, try the oven-baked Caribbean lobster or the panfried mahimahi with tropical salsa. 

The Village Cafe & Restaurant


Meals are served poolside under the shade of umbrellas at this casual eatery at the Virgin Gorda Village condo complex. The lunch menu includes salads, pizzas, rotis, and burgers, but the lobster wrap is a must-have.