It is finally the holidays and that means friends, family, warmth, good cheer, gift exchanges and of course delicious holiday food and drinks. Skip the cooking and clean-up this year and dine out at one of our exceptional eateries this Christmas. 

We have the details on what you need to reserve your table early this Christmas. 

Here’s what you can expect for Christmas lunch and dinner at Cayman’s top restaurants. 

Anchor and Den, The Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, West Bay Road

The holiday season is a busy on at Anchor and Den. They’ll have more than the usual Christmas lunch or dinner this year. On Friday 16 December, they will host the Anchor & Den’s Mingle All the Way Holiday Party 2022. Enjoy a welcome cocktail, culinary stations, and a fully stocked cash bar with holiday-inspired cocktails from 6pm – 10pm for CI$50 per person + plus gratuities.

Then for your young ones, enjoy a uniquely themed afternoon at the Charlie’s Chocolate Mad Tea that promises the magic of sweets, treats, and creativity inspired by Willy Wonka’s Chocolate while parents enjoy the traditional Hatter-inspired Mad Tea party. This event will be held on 19, 21 and 23 December 2022 at 2pm – 4pm. It costs CI$55 per person plus gratuities.

In the spirit of the holidays, A&D is hosting the Mad Tea Party with a Christmas twist! Enjoy all the whimsical details of their regular Mad Tea Party but this time with indulgent, Christmas-inspired desserts and treats on Christmas Eve from 1.30pm-4.30pm for CI$55 per person plus gratuities. 

Then on Boxing Day, enjoy brunch filled with delicious food stations, bottomless bubbles, and handcrafted cocktails from noon to 3pm for CI $100 plus gratuities. 

Call 345-949-0088 or email for reservations or any inquiries. 

Agua Restaurant And Lounge, Camana Bay

Christmas lunch at Agua promises to be a special dining experience. To dine and enjoy food only will cost CI$85 and with wine, champagne and cocktails it will be CI$125 plus gratuities. The menu will include family style appetisers including fresh oysters and cured tuna carpaccio. For entrées you have the choice of black cod or beef wellington and of course there will be dessert. Book your table early by calling 345-949-2482. 

Casanova By The Sea

Enjoy an Italian style Christmas feast at Casanova By The Sea. A choice of four Christmas menus ranging from CI$39.95 to CI$69.95 means there is an option to suit every budget. Main courses include homemade caserecci with shrimp, entrecote al pepe verde, lobster thermidor, grilled rib-eye steak al funghi. And the dessert menus include homemade Italian tiramisu, Casanova’s double layer chocolate cake and homestyle cheesecake. Casanova’s is the perfect venue for a family get together, office function or intimate lunch or dinner. Make your reservation now for an unforgettable Christmas, call 345-949-7633.

David’s, Morritt’s Tortuga Club & Resort, East End

If you live in the East End or you are fortunate to be staying in the East End for the Christmas holidays, then don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy Christmas Day brunch at David’s at Morritt’s. Be warned, the brunch menu is extensive! The carvery station includes herb roasted turkey, roasted certified Angus beef top sirloin, and brown sugar glazed ham. The ‘hot line’ and desserts are plentiful are delicious. Cost is CI$80 per person. Call (345) 947-7449 to make your reservation.

Grand Old House, South Church Street

What better way to enjoy Christmas lunch than seated on the panoramic waterfront terrace at the Grand Old House. There’s nothing quite like it! The menu will be available shortly. You are guaranteed to be presented with a delicious feast, so book now to avoid disappointment. Call 345-949-9333.

Lobster Pot Restaurant and Wine Bay, North Church Street, George Town

If you fancy more of a fish themed Christmas menu, then look no further than the Lobster Pot! With three Christmas menus available varying in price from $65 to $85, you can replace traditional turkey with salmon wellington, or lobster tail, local catch or enjoy “reef and beef”. Move over heavy Christmas pudding, the menu offers you a choice of bread pudding, light sorbets or ice creams, or chocolate brownie. Experience the warm gentle breezes on the patio and savour the beauty of the blue ocean. Book early to avoid disappointment, call 345-949-2736.

Ms Piper’s Kitchen and Garden, Piper Way Off West Bay Road

Ms.Piper has quickly become a popular meeting place during 2022 with its fun upbeat ambience and healthy menu. For Christmas, Ms.Piper will off the regular à la carte menu, as well as a Christmas specials menu featuring  saffron pistachio butter Brussels sprouts, charred spring onion with romesco sauce and toasted almonds, turkey ballotie, smoked New York steak, and blackberry and peach crostata. Call now to make your reservation 345-526-1623.

Ragazzi Italian Pizzeria and Restaurant, West Bay Road

The Ragazzi Christmas dinner menu will surely satisfy your cravings for decadent holiday dishes. From roasted bronze turkey to aged rib roast and nut roasts, there will be something for everyone in your party. Plus, there will be pizza and pasta dishes and dessert options including Christmas pudding. Vegan cheese is also available and gluten-free options.  Call 345-945-3484 to reserve your table. 

Ristorante Pappagallo, Conch Point Road, West Bay

Located in West Bay, Ristorante Pappagallo is always a popular venue for Sunday brunch, parties and special occasions. So be sure to quickly book your Christmas party as the menus are extensive and impressive, from $35 (plated – silver bell), $38 (plated nutcracker) and Christmas star buffet lunch for a minimum of 25 people for $36 each.  Call 345-949-1119 for more details.

Union Grill & Bar, Camana Bay

Where better to celebrate Christmas lunch with family and friends than in the heart of Camana Bay at Union Grill & Bar. With a fabulous five course Christmas menu on offer for $125 per person, it should be a simple decision.  It’s Christmas, treat yourself! The team at Union Grill & Bar will make it a Christmas to remember. Call 345- 640-5660 to make a reservation.

Veranda, The Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, West Bay Road

Enjoy Christmas Eve dinner at Veranda this year. Visit for a unique culinary experience this Christmas Eve, starting at 5.30pm. The buffet will include tapas station, salad and raw bar, carving station offering delicious turkey and prime rib, plus a dessert bar. Enjoy dinner with uninterrupted views of the Caribbean Sea. Dinner costs CI$80 per person plus gratuities. Call 345-949-0088 for reservations.

The Wharf, West Bay Road

Enjoy fine dining on Christmas Day with family and friends at The Wharf. The Christmas menu will be available soon but you know it’s going to be fantastic, so make a reservation now to avoid disappointment. Great food and fabulous wines are guaranteed! Call 345-949-2231.

Happy holidays! 

Compiled by Chantel DaCosta and Lisa Beauchamp