If you’ve been following along for a while you might already be aware that brunch is one of my favourite past times. It really is the perfect excuse for a weekend get together with friends – is it breakfast? Is it lunch? Who cares? It’s delicious, and it comes with mimosas! Count me in!
Ever since their opening in January of this year, I had heard so many good things about Captain’s Kitchen and was determined to try it out for myself – so I hopped on the ferry and headed to Tortola this weekend, motivated by tempting brunch morsels and the possibility of a Bloody Mary once I reached the restaurant. I wasn’t disappointed!
I had read that the restaurant is small and that reservations are recommended, so we made sure to call in advance. It is also worth noting that parking is very limited in Macnamara, the residential area where Captain’s Kitchen is located, so car-pooling might be an idea.
Brunch was beautifully varied with a great menu and a fabulous specials board. There was a good selection of items including vegan and gluten free options. Everything is farm fresh and most dishes seem packed with different fruits and veggies. Definitely a chance to get in your 5-a-day!
All three on our table decided to order from the daily specials and we eagerly awaited our dishes, while we enjoyed a couple of mimosas and the view from their deck. The deck does benefit from those natural BVI breezes, but being September it was warm up there and I would have loved it if there had been a couple of ceiling fans to help circulate the air when the breeze died.
Our meals arrived and I was thrilled with my choice; asparagus salad with roasted vegetables topped with poached eggs and drizzled with hollandaise sauce, garnished with beautifully ripe avocado and pieces of fresh fruit. I also opted for a cheeky side of bacon… Chef Fiona can tell you all about the local suppliers that she gets her vegetables, herbs, salad leaves and fruit from. Each item sourced locally in the BVI, mostly organic.
The Chia pancakes (vegan but with optional side of bacon) and the fish burger (made with Bangamary fish) were also declared delicious and polished off enthusiastically.
I look forward to updating this post with other dishes as I try them, as that certainly won’t be my last visit! I’ll be bringing my swimsuit too for a dip in their pool!
Have you tried the brunch at Captain’s Kitchen yet?
More information regarding where to eat in the BVI can be found in my restaurant guide here! Have you tried all my favourites yet?
Thinking of you with this storm lurking. This restaurant looks fantastic. And super healthy. We’ll try it when we make it back next summer.
Thank you!! Keeping a close eye on it and hoping that it doesn’t do any damage – to us or anyone else!
Brunch was fab – you should definitely give them a try! 🙂
The food there looks really tasty, especially the Chia Pancakes! The Sailors Delight sounds so good, I think that’s what I would choose along with a Mimosa.
Brunch is the best! This looks absolutely delicious!
This looked amazing! I always love finding new restaurants to eat at!
Awesome looking food, and great scenery. I love trying new places.
Wow, looks delicious. Pinning for later in hope we make to BVI someday!
Wow! The food looks outstanding – and that VIEW!!
That looks like a delicious brunch with an amazing view! Holy crap, I just ate but I could definitely eat again.
Looks good! I love a good brunch spot 🙂 xo https://missportmanteau.com
Ok, this post settles it. I’m definitely making brunch a PRIORITY this weekend, haha! Everything looks delish…and now I’m craving pancakes. 🙂
Brunch with this view – yes please! Can someone transport me there, like right now 🙂 Beautiful place and this food looks so yummy!
OK so that food? LIVING FOR IT. But that view? Take me there already!
Everyone’s food looks so delightful and fresh and that view is great!
Looks likes such a beautiful place to eat, everything sounds good.
Brunch is my favorite meal of the day as well. The dishes look amazing! When I visit BVI I will have to try out this spot. Thanks for sharing!
Those pancakes sound absolutely amazing!!