The heart of town for tourists is Rawson Sq, on the south side of Bay St. It’s a natural place to begin a tour of downtown Nassau....
Pirates of Nassau
Don’t even try to ignore the pirate pacing outside the museum. Like any seafaring ruffian worth his parrot and peg leg, he had you in...
The Water Tower behind tiny Fort Fincastle was erected in 1928 to maintain water pressure on the island. It is 126ft (38.5m) tall and...
This slightly sleazy but atmospheric basement bar and dance club attracts a mix of locals and staff from the cruise ships, as well as...
Imperial Cafeteria & Take-Away
Ignore the yellow Formica, this is consistently the best-value takeout food in Nassau, beloved of many Bahamians and guests of the...
Café Matisse information
Lonely Planet review
Tucked in the shadows of historic buildings and leafy palms, this casually elegant bistro just off Parliament Sq is a delightful escape from the cruise-ship-and-Bay-St mob scene. Savor top-notch pastas, pizzas and seafood dishes on the inviting back patio, where you’ll be served by crisp-shirted waiters to the sounds of cool world beats. If you don’t opt for wine, try the refreshing ginger lemonade.