Posts Tagged ‘St. Martin’

Caribbean Travel & Life Review

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“…at feeding time, celebs flock to the Blanchard’s, Straw Hat or Scilly Cay…” Caribbean Travel & Life October 2006 Heat Seeking Celebs and the Islands They Adore


Town & Country Travel Review

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“Built over the water, the Straw Hat Restaurant is particularly cozy at dusk.” Town & Country Travel Winter 2005 Anguillas Allure


Latitudes Review

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“Dining out is a serious recreational pursuit on Anguilla and the three-year-old Straw Hat Restaurant is generating a lot of well-deserved attention with chef Marc Alvarez dazzling diners with such offerings as tuna tartar, crawfish spring rolls and prawns steeped in red curry with balsamic fried rice.” Latitudes July/August 2000 Anguilla: Better Than Ever


Bridal Guide Review

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“Tinsel Town Tastes – Famous pairs, such as Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan, and Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgewick, have enjoyed the casual vibe at Straw Hat. This seafood restaurant’s whimsical decor (think straw-hat light fixtures) compliments the stunning sea views. Be sure to try the red snapper ceviche and grilled crayfish with ginger […]


Unfold Review

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“Hats off to Straw Hat, which I consider to be the best new restaurant on the island. Situated on a pier jutting into the sea, its cleverly placed blue lights flood the water creating a surrealistic landscape. Inside the restaurant, brightly painted straw hats are everywhere – on the chandeliers and sconces, in the bathroom […]


Gourmet Review

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“Waterfront Tables – At Straw Hat, one of the prettiest restaurants on the island, you can watch stingrays glide gracefully between the pilings, flapping their great gray wings.” Gourmet November 2002 10 Great Things About Anguilla


Culinary Trends Review

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“Elegant, yet casually decorated with lots of straw hats, it’s Anguilla’s only restaurant built in the sea, atop a deck erected on pilings jutting into Forest Bay…world class restaurant with an unforgettable view of the sea…” Culinary Trends December 2003 Anguilla: Beaches, 33; Cruise Ships and Casinos, 0


Condé Nast Traveler Review

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“It’s a simple wooden structure set on concrete pillars right over the water, with nine large windows framing the marine tableaux vivants. On this, the south side, are colorful fishing boats and, beyond, the dramatic silhouettes of St. Martin and St. Barts…Rest your arms on the windowsill, gaze down, and you’re practically snorkelling amid coral […]


Caribbean Travel & Life Review

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“Chapeau Chalet: The three-year-old Straw Hat Restaurant is generating a lot of well-deserved attention with chef Marc Alvarez dazzling diners with such offerings as tuna tartar, crawfish spring rolls and prawns steeped in red curry with balsamic fried rice.” Caribbean Travel & Life July 2000 Tasty Diversions  


Conde Nast Traveler Review

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“50 Hot Tables – The World’s Most Exciting Restaurants – American Expats Anne and Peter Parles opened Straw Hat March 1997 only to see it squashed by Hurricane Georges the following year. Their response? They started over. This time the couple recruited chef Marc Alvarez, veteran of New York’s Aureole. When Straw Hat reopened in December, […]


Bon Appetit Review

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“Great Seafood and a spectacular view cap the dining experience at the Straw Hat Restaurant… The freedom to be imaginative has allowed American chef Bryan Malcarney to give a twist to the expected crayfish by presenting one version of it in a Spring Roll.” Bon Appetit February 2001 Caribbean Cool


Life & Style Review

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“Mariah Eats Here – The vibe at Straw Hat makes everyone mellow! Ms. Carey was happy to sign autographs for the waitstaff during a recent trip.” Life & Style March 6, 2006 Celine Escapes to Anguilla