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King Road | Bell Channel Inn Hotel, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island (Formerly Upstairs Restaurant & Bar at Bell Channel Inn)
+1 242-373-3622
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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here several days during our stay. Locals eat here often. The special of sweet and sour conch was tasty !

Thank Don H
Redding, California
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was surprised that the food was bland. It came highly recommended by other guests. View out the windows of the canal was good as was breakfast.

Thank DonnaLee M
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330 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had gone before for the happy hour drink specials & live music. Great specials 4-7 and live music 7pm. The piano player is superb. We went back and had dinner on Thursday. Cracked conch and the coconut shrimp were good. The credit card machine was down at night? So the let us come back and pay the next day!... More 

Thank bjorn5555
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed a delicious crack conch dinner with fries ccompanied with a fruit punch afterwards I took home a pina colada. The crack conch was phenomenal!!! The fruit punch was amazing and so was the pina colada which was made right in front of me, I was amazed! Ps if you get a chance try there iced tea!

Thank Wiwi M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We tested Bahama Mamas at every bar and restaurant that we visited. They were the best at this restaurant. Breakfast was good, too. Try the Bahamian corned beef breakfast: delish! Hubby ordered their pancakes EVERY SINGLE MORNING--that's how good they are!

Thank jan_bill2016
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We ate breakfast here every morning! By the time we left the island, we each had our couple of favorite items!

Thank Deborah F
Miami, Florida
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8 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Nice folks, nice view, great drinks food ok. I would visit again based upon my budget for food. Give it a try.

Thank KMarsh76
Winter Haven, Florida
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Had breakfast, lunch & dinner there. Great service. Friendly staff. Bar area with the best mixed drinks.

Thank spanishtn
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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171 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

This little gem is upstairs at the Bell Channel Hotel and is the hotel's only restaurant, but it had a full bar too. Since we were between dives, there was no trying the bar drinks or the delicious looking lunch dishes. We had huge sandwiches and scrumptious potato salad. However, I want to say this was a Sunday lunch and... More 

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Freeport, Bahamas
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Took my wife here for one of our date outings and it was nice. It is upstairs and overlooks into the port Lucaya marina. The atmosphere is nice, once you get there before the bar crew arrives. the food is good and they do serve fast.

Thank sun_sand_and_sea

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 36
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Pub, Bahamian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King Road | Bell Channel Inn Hotel, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island (Formerly Upstairs Restaurant & Bar at Bell Channel Inn)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Grand Bahama Island  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 242-373-3622
Bell Channel Inn & Upstairs Restaurant & Bar is located on the third floor of Bell Channel Inn hotel. The restaurant has an amazing view over the channel and when you stay at the Bell Channel Inn or dine Upstairs, the entire staff will treat you like family and give you the personal attention that you deserve. Our staff takes great pride in providing customers with excellent service in a clean and relaxing atmosphere, while offering delicious food at affordable prices. Upstairs is appropriate for any occasion; family dinners, candle lit dinner for two, birthdays, business lunches and we have a private room available for small functions.Upstairs is a full service restaurant and is open 7 days a week from 7:30 am-11 pm, with Happy Hour daily from 5-7pm, serving discounted drinks and a free appetizer in our “No Stress Zone”. Upstairs offers LIVE entertainment every Friday night with Keyboardist Patrick Boston, from 8pm - until...Enjoy Free wireless internet & convenient parking.Upstairs serves Bahamian, American & Italian dishes, we are particularly known for our delicious seafood. Our menu includes, but is not limited to: pancakes, eggs, boiled fish, conch dishes, sandwiches, Angus burgers, salads, chicken & fries, grilled salmon, pork chops, steak & Lobster.

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