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Beachfront Wedded Bliss at The Cliff, Barbados

Carefree Destination Wedding Planning at One of Barbados' Most Celebrated Restaurants

Set within lush and tropical settings and offering an undeniable romantic backdrop alongside exquisite food and wine, The Cliff restaurant provides the ultimate ocean side venue for idyllic island nuptials, proposals and special occasions. From ceremonies on the beach below, to VIP boat transfers for the happy couple and wedding guests, and even beach volleyball for the wedding party, The Cliff has organized a number of exquisite, fully customizable weddings, alleviating the stress of destination wedding planning and travel.

When the doors open to The Cliff, a breathtaking view overcomes each and every guest with its magical ambiance – a stunning blend of beauty, romance and nature. With the serene backdrop of the ocean accented by the intense blaze of the fire, guests are dazzled by the design, décor and color palette that meets their eyes. Every design element in the décor has been custom created, thus attributing to the overall dramatic effect that lends to the restaurant’s eclectic and unique setting, a mesmerizing venue for a treasured and extraordinary wedding.

For weddings of any size, The Cliff is fully customizable with a unique layout that is ideal for any size gathering. The restaurant can accommodate parties from 15 to 200 guests and offers four partial takeover options as well as a full restaurant takeover. Additionally, The Cliff Cigar and Bar Lounge offers an intimate setting for up to 40 guests with the perfect ambiance to enjoy the restaurant’s extensive list of specialty cigars and international wine list. The Cliff Cigar and Bar Lounge makes for a wonderful backdrop for a rehearsal dinner, bachelor/bachelorette party, or engagement festivity.

At The Cliff's helm is Chef Paul Owens, creating extraordinary culinary experiences for events of all types and magnitude. Event menus and dishes can be fully customized and tailored to suit the couple’s theme and vision. Sample dishes include Open Ravioli of Shrimp with Peston Sauce, Tomato Fondue and Aged Parmesan; Savory Snails in a Puff Pastry Case with Vegetables and Chive Cream Sauce; and Caribbean Shrimp with a Thai Green Curry Coconut Sauce, Corander Rice, Chargrilled Vegetables, and Fried Basil.

The Cliff partners with several top, on-island wedding planners - including, "Weddings by Malissa," "Weddings by Cupid's Way" and "Events Unusual" – ensuring each wedding planned at The Cliff is unique and specially customized to meet the bride and groom’s every need.

  • At Weddings by Malissa (, a wedding consultant meets the bride when she arrives on island and ensures that every detail and arrangement is taken care and that the wedding will be as stress-free and carefree as life on Barbados.
  • Barbados Weddings by Cupid’s Way ( specializes in destination weddings and strives to make the exotic Caribbean island of Barbados your “home away from home”.
  • Events Unusual ( is one of the Caribbean’s leading event companies specializing in the design and creation of dramatic and unforgettable events, including orchestrating the wedding of the world’s most famous golfer. These wedding planners work with The Cliff throughout the year and have created special wedding packages specifically designed for the ultimate island wedding at one of the finest restaurants in the world.

The Cliff and its team of event specialists hold the keys and knowledge to masterfully create weddings and events of any magnitude, scope or theme. For a recent wedding, The Cliff team created three separate and distinct event rooms within the restaurant – one created for children with clowns, toys and child-friendly dishes; a second room designed for a more mature crowd with mellow music and ambiance; and a third lively room for those energized and ready to dance the night away.

Additionally, destination weddings offer a luxurious cost-saving solution to wedding planning and budgets. Even during trying economic times, studies show that a growing number of American couples are tying the knot far from home and the Caribbean accounts for more than half of international destination weddings from the United States. The island of Barbados offers one of the most authentic Caribbean experiences with its exceptionally rich culture and history rooted in remarkable landscapes ranging from rolling waves on the Atlantic to those gently lapping the Caribbean coast.

About The Cliff
First opened in 1995, The Cliff has established itself as one of the finest and most popular restaurants in the Caribbean. Located right on the edge of the sea, the restaurant has been cleverly designed to make the most of its magical setting, ultimately providing every guest a view of the sea from any seat in the restaurant. The restaurant boasts a dramatic ambiance where imagination and creativity meet culinary perfection.

Barbados is the first and only Zagat rated Caribbean island with numerous internationally-renowned chefs who masterfully put signature spins on local delicacies and traditions. At The Cliff, English Chef Paul Owens creates an eclectic variety of exquisite dishes boasting his special flair for combining contrasting flavors and textures. The only Caribbean restaurant voted as one of the top 50 restaurants in the world, Chef Owens is a master in the art of presentation as can be seen through his impeccable attention to every detail.

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