Top things to do in English Harbour

Top Choice Beach in English Harbour

Rendezvous Bay

After a 90-miute walk through the rainforest, you'll have earned bragging rights for making it to one of Antigua's loveliest beaches. Because of its remoteness, it usually delivers footprint-free solitude. The path …
Top Choice Historic Site in English Harbour

Nelson’s Dockyard National Park

Continuously in operation since 1745, this extensively restored Georgian-era marina is Antigua's top sightseeing draw and was made a Unesco World Heritage site in 2016. Today its restored buildings house restaurants…
Top Choice French in English Harbour

Catherine's Cafe Plage

After relocating to Pigeon Beach, hosts and Brittany transplants Claudine and Guillaume now regale expats, yachties and locals with mouthwatering French fare from a stylish-casual cottage with a long bar and lounge …
Historic Site in English Harbour

Shirley Heights

This restored military lookout and gun battery was named after St Thomas Shirley (1727–1800), who became the first Governor of the Leeward Islands in 1781. Get some historical background at the small interpretive ce…
Rock Formation in English Harbour

Pillars of Hercules

The entrance to English Harbour is guarded by this stunning phalanx of rock soldiers eroded by the relentless wind, rain and crashing waves. The formation is best appreciated from a boat but it's also possible to ge…
Caribbean in English Harbour

Shirley Heights Lookout Restaurant

Feast on jerk chicken, Creole fish or lobster salad while taking in splendid views of English Harbour from this hilltop restaurant in the restored stone guardhouse of this colonial military lookout and gun battery. …
Italian in English Harbour

Ristorante Paparazzi

Walk through the Antigua Slipway to this salty-chic eatery whose sprawling terrace treats you to romantic views of Fort Berkeley and Nelson's Dockyard. Conversation flows as freely as the wine and rum among eclectic…
Portuguese in English Harbour

Flatties Flame Grill

At Mark and Amanda's roadside grill, quality meats and spices get orchestrated into culinary symphonies, mostly of Portuguese origin. The signature dish is the Peri-Peri chicken, a succulent half or whole bird bathe…
International in English Harbour

Trappas

It’s often standing-room only in this dining room with tropical murals and a big bar. Expats, locals and yachties descend upon this long-time hangout for upscale comfort food such as breaded calamari with garlic dip…
Italian in English Harbour

Abracadabra

Fondly known as ‘Abra,’ Salvatore’s outpost has been all things to all people since 1984: a little slice of Italy where you can devour homemade pastas or the signature suckling pig, a chilled bar and lounge, and, on…