Top things to do in Scarborough

Top Choice Mediterranean in Scarborough

Salsa Kitchen

A tiny place on a hillside veranda off Wilson Rd, and run by a wonderfully welcoming husband-and-wife team, Salsa Kitchen cooks up delicious tapas bites from lobster dumplings to eggplant mozzarella, and more substa…
Top Choice Italian in Scarborough

Ciao Café and Pizzeria

Both locals and foreigners come to lime at this adorable cafe, which cooks up authentic Italian pizza in a brick oven, plus great panini, coffee and the best Italian gelato in Trinidad and Tobago.
Top Choice Cafe in Scarborough

Shore Things

A couple of kilometers west of Scarborough, this is one of the most pleasant oceanside cafes on the island, serving quiche, pizza, filled crepes, salads, sandwiches and fresh juices, plus more substantial fish and m…
Top Choice Fort in Scarborough

Fort King George

Atop a hill at the end of Fort St, this sizable fort was built by the British between 1777 and 1779, and is worth a visit to see its restored colonial-era buildings – one of which holds the Tobago Museum – and magni…
Museum in Scarborough

Tobago Museum

The Fort King George officers’ quarters now contain this small but worthy museum, which displays a healthy collection of Amerindian artifacts, maps from the 1600s, military relics, paintings, a small geology exhibit…
Beach in Scarborough

Bacolet Bay

Around the headland to the east of Scarborough is the suburb of Bacolet. This pretty enclave of well-to-do homes and a couple of hotels overlooks the lovely Bacolet Bay Beach, a pretty horseshoe of dark yellow sand …
Gardens in Scarborough

Botanical Gardens

A pretty place to duck out of the heat, with a variety of flowering trees and shrubs, including flamboyants, African tulips and orchids (in an orchid house) laid out over 3 hectares of a former sugar estate. The mos…
Caribbean in Scarborough

Blue Crab Restaurant

A family-run restaurant with pleasant alfresco seating (and an air-conditioned dining room) and good West Indian food. You’ll have a choice of fresh juice and main dishes such as Creole chicken, fresh fish or garlic…
Bar in Scarborough


Overlooking the ocean, with its outdoor deck cooled by sea breezes, this popular bar and nightspot has pool tables and regular special events that draw a big crowd. The karaoke on Thursday is usually pretty popular.