- Beautiful Beach Front Location
- Family Business
- Price Range: $-$$$
- Credit Cards Accepted
La Bussola has relocated to the site of the old Tides Restaurant on the beachfront at Dutchman’s Bay.You will not be disappointed by this versatile venue offering a welcoming dining room with plenty of character and charm, two breezy, open-plan verandahs, with relaxed seating areas all surrounded by lush tropical gardens set against an Atlantic Ocean backdrop.Family-run by brothers, Chef Omar and Host Cristian Tagliaventi who grew up in the Umbrian countryside of Italy. Their passion ensures every dish is prepared with the spirit of authentic Italian cooking and culture. La Bussola serves only the finest meats and seafood, freshest vegetables, and bread that is baked daily on the premises.The good value à la carte lunchand dinner menus mix tradition with innovation. Classic Calamari with homemade Marinara sauce, Beef Tenderloin Carpaccio with fresh spinach and Parmesan and Beef Scaloppini with lemon sauce sit side by side with Caribbean inspired Lionfish fillet with cherry tomatoes and Lobster Thermidor. It is the first restaurant in Antigua to have lionfish on the menu year round.The informal pizza menu served for lunch and dinner continues to win many fans who repeatedly tuck into thin and crispy,hand-stretched, stonebaked Italian pizzas and calzones. Amongst guests’ favourites are the Badia topped with grilled chicken, sweet peppers and garlic sauce andthe meat-eaters paradise The Spada– topped with ham, pepperoni, Italian sausage and chicken.With a fantastic, fun atmosphere, the bar at La Bussola is second tonone. It possesses one of Antigua’s largest collections of fine liquor with over 300 spirits and liqueurs from all around the world. Not to be outdone, their cosmopolitan wine list features over 100 wines, champagnes and sparkling wines specialising in a diverse regional range from Italy.
The new restaurant is the perfect location for private events,corporate parties, and intimate social gatherings with functional seating arrangements which can accommodate up to 100 persons.The friendly team await your visit soon.
Open for Dinner year round, 6 days a week. Reservations are recommended. Lunch service available – advanced booking is required.