Brunching in the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean

February 6, 2018Blog, Recreation
Brunch in the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands is known as the “Culinary Capital of the Caribbean” and if you look at the incredible options for Sunday brunches at Grand Cayman’s restaurants, you’ll see why. Ask just about anyone around the island what they have planned for the weekend and odds are, Sunday brunch is on the list. From buffets full of savoury classics like eggs benedict and sweeter options of lemon ricotta pancakes paired with bottomless spicy Bloody Marys or mimosas, there’s nothing quite like Sunday brunch at a Grand Cayman restaurant accompanied by the breezes of the North Sound or the sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Read on to learn about our top five favourite brunch options on the island.

KARoo

KARoo overlooks Camana Bay’s stunning harbour where, every Sunday, brunch lovers enjoy their popular Caribbean BBQ brunch featuring local fish, ribs, chicken, beef carvery, a curry station, a salad bar and bottomless bubbles and beer. This brunch offers great value for money and is the perfect choice for families as, when children get restless, they can play in the nearby dancing fountains on the Camana Bay Crescent  while parents continue enjoying the feast.

Brunch Hours: Sunday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
+1.345.946.6633

Mizu Asian Bistro + Bar

Mizu Asian Bistro + Bar, a stylish Asian-inspired restaurant and bar, features a one-of-a-king Dim Sum Brunch on Sundays. Mizu is located on the waterfront Crescent in Camana Bay and its brunch offers dishes showcasing authentic housemade dim sum with an island twist and an assortment of accompanying wines and cocktails.

Brunch Hours: Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
+1.345.946.6633

Ave at Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa

At Ave, the simple, vibrant cuisine of the Mediterranean meets the bounty of Grand Cayman’s land and waters at the main restaurant in the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa. Set 24 feet above sea level, you will enjoy a full Sunday brunch with fresh local seafood and produce infused into coastal Mediterranean recipes while overlooking the beautiful Seven Mile Beach.

Brunch Hours: Sunday 12 – 3 p.m.
+1.345.746.4111

Seven at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

Seven at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is said to have the island’s most extravagant brunch. With a full buffet offering everything from seafood (sushi, lobster, caviar, oysters, etc.) to delightful savoury crepes, fresh juices and more, Seven blends the right amount of elegance with Sunday comfort to enjoy a grand feast.

Brunch Hours: Sunday 12 – 3 p.m.
+1.345.746.4111

Bacaro

For those who prefer a nice “lie in” on Sunday’s, Bacaro, an Italian-inspired tapas Grand Cayman restaurant overlooking the sailboats of the Cayman Islands Yacht Club, offers a twist on Sunday brunch with a “Sunday Funday” special from 3 – 6 p.m., featuring $25 cicchetti (nibbles) platters. A perfect option for a late brunch or a change of scenery to keep the Sunday fun going well into the night.

Sunday Funday Hours: Sunday 3 – 6 p.m.
+1.345.749.4800

Featured Image: Guy Waller Photography