Top Choice Bar in Green Turtle Cay

Miss Emily’s Blue Bee Bar

From the walls layered with business cards, photographs and personal messages to the devoted customers who've been coming since it opened in the ’60s, it’s clear that this bar is truly loved. A portrait of the origi…
Top Choice Bar in Nassau

Khyla's Island Philosophy

This tiny charismatic beach bar exemplifies all that is convivial and distinctive about Nassau, with an ebullient proprietress (Khyla), ever-welcoming locals and good tunes on the laptop. Sadly gutted by fire in 201…
Top Choice Bar in Nassau

Fish Fry

The unmissable nightly Fish Fry is not the only reason to spend a night or two in Arawak Cay. Sky-juice trailers, wooden beer shacks and more substantial establishments keep everyone oiled and easy, as multiple DJs …
Top Choice Bar in Freeport & Lucaya

Margaritaville Sandbar

It’s a little tricky to find (ask a local), but this funky little beach shack is an under-the-radar classic. It's the best place on Grand Bahama for NFL addicts to get their Sunday fix, and closing time depends enti…
Pub in Nassau

Bahamas Cricket Club

Ravaged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016, this historic cricket pavilion-pub immediately got back on its feet, a sign of how much it means to those who water and wield the willow here. Welcoming visitors with warmth and…
Club in Harbour Island

Vic-Hum Club

For ramshackle good times, park your putter at this late-night party shack (pronounced 'viccum') and abandon all reserve at the door. From kick-back natives to Aussie kiteboarders and yacht crews on shore leave, it’…
Bar in North & Central Andros

Hank's Place

With a cabana stretching out over Fresh Creek, a chicken-wire-sided bar that lets in the afternoon breezes and setting sun, a welcoming local clientele and good Bahamian food, Hank's is a great place to unwind after…
Bar in Great Guana Cay

Kidd's Cove

The outdoor bar at this charismatic little beachside joint is what first attracts you, but as the night deepens and liquid friendships are forged, you'll also be glad of the cracked conch, grilled fish and other del…
Bar in Nassau

Compass Point Bar

A stylish crowd sips potent cocktails on the pool deck with the deep blue sea as a backdrop. There's live music on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights, from 10pm.
Bar in Harbour Island

Gusty’s Bar

Jimmy Buffet has been known to jam at this ramshackle north-end cottage, with its pink-sand dance floor. No singlets (tank tops) or political attire allowed.