Caribbean Tourism

Food & Drink

Carriacou

Carriacou (pronounced Carr-ycoo) is an attractive island of green hills descending to sandy beaches. It is much less mountainous than Grenada, which means that any cloudy or rainy weather clears much quicker. Efforts are being made by the Government to curb contraband and drug smuggling in Carriacou, but a lot comes in around Anse la Roche, where there are...

Places to Eat - St George's

There is quite a wide choice of restaurants, apart from the hotels mentioned, and you are recommended to eat the local dishes, which are very good. Tax of 8% and service of 10% is usually added to the bill. St George’s: Nutmeg, on the Carenage above the Sea Change Book Store (T4402539). Delicious local dishes and its own famous rum punch, very popular, but...

Places to Eat - Carriacou

The market near the pier in Hillsborough comes alive on Monday when the produce is brought in. Food is limited in variety, especially fresh vegetables, but according to season you can get onions, tomatoes, potatoes, cucumbers etc from Grenada. ‘Jack Iron’ rum (180° proof) is a local hazard, it is so strong that ice sinks in it. It is distilled in Barbados...

Food & Drink

Grenada’s cooking is generally very good. Lambi (conch) is very popular, as is callaloo soup (made with dasheen leaves), souse (a sauce made from pig’s feet), pepper pot and pumpkin pie. There is a wide choice of seafood, and of vegetables. Goat and wild meat (armadillo, iguana, manicou) can be sampled. Nutmeg features in many local dishes, try nutmeg jelly...