Brunch in the Cayman Islands is definitely a huge deal. However, brunch is not just about the food, although it takes centre stage. Decadent Sunday brunch is a hip part of local life and a Cayman Islands experience you won’t want to miss. Cayman restaurants offer a plethora of food choices from your classic eggs benny to Peruvian Japanese all-day feasts and fueled by bottomless prosecco and champagne.
So that raises the valid question - what to wear for brunch in the Cayman Islands and what’s the dress code? While some places require a little more dressing up for the occasion, there are other places where you can show up in your swimwear and cover-up to enjoy an impressive feast and limitless bubbles. You’re in luck - our guide gives you both a list of the best brunch spots in the Cayman Islands, and a styling guide for what to wear for your Cayman brunch experience.
Here are our recommendations at Isy B.’s of some of our favourite places for brunch in the Cayman Islands and tips on what to wear:
Reconnect and relax for brunch:
Anchor & Den
Anchor & Den at The Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort is the go-to place fornrelaxing brunch with friends and family. The design of Anchor & Den embraces a Ship to Shore idea that encompasses the elements of openness, craftsmanship, and love of the islands. Executive chef Romeo Penacino and his team connect the Isles with the rest of the world through their work - preparing a variety of globally inspired dishes with locally sourced ingredients. Anchor & Den caters to both the Grand Cayman Marriott hotel guests and the local population with fun food, eclectic cocktails and chic music, so the atmosphere is relaxed and informal.
Style tip: Wear something comfy, yet chick for a brunch at Anchor & Den at The Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. And what more comfortable than a pair of denim shorts, a simple top and flats? Throw Isy B.’s multi-purpose Dance kimono over your t-shirt to spice up your look and you are set to go!
Time: 12:00 am - 3:00 pm (Sunday only)
Address: Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, 389 West Bay Rd, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Have a luxurious brunch experience:
AVE Restaurant at The Kimpton does an upmarket Sunday brunch that will set the tone for the rest of your day. Enjoy a luxurious buffet of fresh seafood, hand-rolled sushi, live action stations, a plethora of exquisite desserts, and artisan drinks, all with breathtaking views over Seven Mile Beach (Tip: Ask for a table on the outdoor terrace AVE has a view of Seven Mile Beach from a height of 24 feet). Even before you take a mouthful of the delicious array of food, the open, airy, and welcoming interior design will make you feel you’ve landed in the right place.
Style tip: To match the AVE restaurant’s luxurious atmosphere, go for a more sophisticated look. Pair up the Isy B.’s Kaftan dress with sandals for the perfect elegant and tasteful outfit.
Tip: After brunch head downstairs to the Seafire Spa boutique where you can shop all the latest collections from Isy B. in the fabulous store.
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Sunday only)
Address: Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, 60 Tanager Way Seven Mile Beach, KY1-9008, Cayman Islands
Brunch on the beach:
Tillies at Palm Heights offers the best of both worlds - a delicious brunch menu cocktails right on Cayman’s amazing white sand beaches. Join Tillies on Sundays for one of the best brunch experiences in Grand Cayman. The hip and carefree atmosphere makes it the perfect spot to unwind while grabbing a bite and drinking your afternoon cocktail. It’s got major style chops too; constantly featured in Vogue, W, and Bazaar as one of the hottest spots in the Caribbean.
Style tip: The location of the restaurant allows you to just show up in your swimwear and enjoy your food. Use Isy B.’s oversized beach scarf over your reversible bikini as a cover up and sashay through the vintage inspired pool and gardens to your seat in the sand and enjoy a dip in the warm Caribbean sea between courses!
Time: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (Sunday only)
Address: Palm Heights, Seven Mile Beach, 747 West Bay Rd, Cayman Islands
Ferdinand’s at Westin Grand Cayman Resort & Spa offers an extensive buffet menu right next to the beach, for that perfect chill brunch date. The Sunday brunch includes local comfort food, pasta station, carving station, sushi, dim sum, and a variety of delicious desserts. This, combined with the lovely sea views of the Seven Mile Beach, makes Ferdinand’s a must-go place for everyone who wants to grab a late breakfast.
Style tip: The atmosphere in the restaurant is laid-back although locals like to get dressed up for brunch here. However, feel free to come in as you are straight off the beach. Fill your Isy B. beach-to-brunch Mekaya tote bag with all your beach to brunch essentials.
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (Sunday only)
Address: Westin Grand Cayman Resort & Spa, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
For reservations call 945-3800
Explore Cayman Brunch Style Beyond The Hotels:
We understand that it’s tempting to hang out on the beach all day, but how about a little culinary island exploration by enjoying brunch off the beach and off the beaten path? Apart from the amazing hotel restaurants, there are lots of other places where you can enjoy a delicious brunch with the locals.
Style tip: Just rock your favourite brunch outfit. But since you will be going around town, don’t forget your practical and very stylish Isy B. Butterfly bag where you can fit your phone, wallet and lipstick, everything you need for an island adventure. We also suggest throwing our Butterfly Kimono over a t-shirt and shorts for a simple stylish upgrade to your Island brunch outfit.
Time: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (Sunday only)
Address: 47 Forum Ln, Cayman Islands
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:15 pm (Sunday only)
Address: Yacht Drive, West Bay, Grand Cayman, KY1-9006, Cayman Islands
Time: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Address: Y245 North Church Street Grand Cayman KY1, 1107, Cayman Islands
For reservations call 949-2736
Time: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm (Sunday only)
Address: 871 West Bay Road, Canal Point Dr, Cayman Islands
XQ’s Pizza Bar Grill
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Sunday only)
Address: West Bay Road 233, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
For reservations call 947-9770
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