Everyone knows that The Gap is the entertainment hub of nightlife in Barbados. It’s the reason many visitors to Barbados choose to stay in the location, as it gives them easy access, (walking distance), to the plethora of night-time activities, which abound. The atmosphere also promotes the interaction between locals and visitors, as they both frequent the area and this has resulted in many long-lasting friendships.
When you stroll the Gap, you will discover live music performances; karaoke bars; sidewalk bars; restaurants; hotels; guest houses; luxury condo accommodations; local homes; banks; supermarket; fruit vendors; internet cafes; a football and cricket ground and pavilion; road tennis courts; street food; upscale dining; assortment of kiosks offering beverages and casual local food; local souvenirs and crafts; a beautiful stretch of beach and an Anglican church for worshipping.
If you are interested in live or DJ entertainment, varied beverages, and cocktails, you can choose from the following: Scoopy’s Jazz Club which caters for a more mature audience; McBrides Club; The Cove; Old Jamming Inn; Sharkey’s Sports Bar; Hal’s Carpark Bar; The Gap Bar and Mimosas Seaside lounge. Most of these entities offer a limited menu as well.
On the other hand, if you are looking for fine or casual dining, some of the restaurants include Castaways; Café Sol; Primo; Apsara; Crave; Cocktail Kitchen; Harlequin; Pablo Donte; Sea Horse and Sharkey’s Tropical Café.
There is so much variety at night in The Gap, most visitors just roam the popular strip by taking a leisurely stroll and then make impromptu decisions as to what to take in for the night. One thing is for sure, there are plenty of options.