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Cin Cin by the Sea

Prospect | St. James, Prospect, Barbados
+1 246-629-4557
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (74 reviews)
“crab cakes” (56 reviews)
“scallops” (48 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Caribbean, International, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Prospect | St. James, Prospect, Barbados
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was our first visit but won’t be our last. Can’t find words to express how much we enjoyed ourselves. From the decor the staff ambience and most importantly the food everything was first class.

Thank Eleanor G
Joanne P, CEO, Chaps Restaurants Ltd at Cin Cin by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow! So wonderful to hear that you had such a great experience. Thank you for taking the time to review. We loook forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited recently visited having had a recommendation. The food was average but way overpriced. Nice location, service was good but not brilliant and overall the feeling was one of being underwhelmed.

Thank ClarenceFour
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food is ok and the quality is satisfactory. Fish could be cooked in more different ways. The personnel is very nice and helpful. Wine is below the average of other restaurants like the Tides or the Cliff (those, however, are by far more expensive)....More

Thank Stefano M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our second visit and food is as good as the first - even though it was low season CIN CIN was stil busy.

Thank Denisenixonjones
Joanne P, CEO, Chaps Restaurants Ltd at Cin Cin by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed both visits and we look forward to visit number 3, 4,5, 6, 7... :-)

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been visiting Cin Cin on every visit back to the island where we have a property. A reservation was made by our management for outside terrace table for two. We arrived and were told to wait as there were no tables free, after...More

Thank Woopsie75
Joanne P, CEO, Chaps Restaurants Ltd at Cin Cin by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good day, I read your review and I am trying to understand what could have possibly happened here and why. Is it possible for you to send me the reservation confirmation email so that I can investigate fully? My email address is joanne.pooler@chapsrestaurants.com Many thanks...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit to the restaurant and we would definitely go again. All the staff were professional and courteous.The main course was slightly delayed but it was definitely worth the wait.

Thank Alexander C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great setting and nice views. It rained so had to sit inside instead of by the water, but nothing the restaurant could do about that. valet parking, welcoming host, attentive waiters all contributed to overall very good service. Enjoyed the food, which was a good...More

Thank simon b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot recommend this restaurant enough . Fabulous food , service and location . We would definitely return .

Thank Sian J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience ,the customer service and then the food... Everything was exceptional. I brought along my toddler (16 months) and he was treated like a little king as well making the experience a family oriented one while still having fine dining!

Thank Akilah L
Joanne P, CEO, Chaps Restaurants Ltd at Cin Cin by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy birthday! Thank you for this great review. I am glad that our staff ensure that your little king was included. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, contemporary restaurant with top quality cuisine, good wine list and brilliant staff. Always a pleasure.

Thank Graham R
Joanne P, CEO, Chaps Restaurants Ltd at Cin Cin by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Graham, We are glad you had such a great time. Thank you for this lovely review. We hope to see you again soon!

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Questions & Answers
Jackie B
30 April 2018|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
Agreed, about 20 minutes in a taxi. Super restaurant in a brilliant location. Make sure you book in advance and request a terrace table.
Coleen B
28 September 2017|
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Response from PeterJLauer | Property representative |
We always recommend making a reservation but we also welcome walk-ins. We might not always be able to offer tables, especially sea side tables, to walk-ins but we usually have some space at the bar for small parties.
28 April 2017|
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Response from PeterJLauer | Property representative |
Hi JBH H, Thank you for your question. We are not planning on closing during the summer. Would you like to make a reservation? Kind regards Cin Cin by the Sea Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 80
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prospect | St. James, Prospect, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish  >  Prospect
  • Phone Number: +1 246-629-4557
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cin cin [chin-chin] 1. a cheers or toast to good health. 2. a refreshingly contemporary, elegant new restaurant that offers 'alfresco dining' with sweeping views of the west coast of Barbados. A trendy new hot spot that features an air-conditioned lounge bar with an expansive glass wall allowing uninterrupted views across the water, serving quintessentially Mediterranean-style cuisine with a Caribbean twist.
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