Hot Fridays

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SIDEbar, situated within Grand Cayman Beach Suites hotel on Seven Mile Beach, is a popular spot for drinks and nibbles, especially during happy hour. The establishment has an extensive drinks menu, an in-house cigar humidor, and a menu of small plates perfect for sharing. As well as bar seating, more comfortable couches and seating areas are available for those who are thinking of staying a bit longer, and an outdoor veranda overlooks the pools of GCBS, out to the Caribbean Sea beyond.


Abacus:    Live DJ Glen Roy playing funky sophisticated lounge music from 8 p.m. to midnight.    623-8282

The Attic:     Jagerfest Fridays, $3 Jager shots and free Jager stuff. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m., free pool!    949-7665

The Brasserie:     Pizza & Pinot, handmade Italian style pizzas from the purpose-built oven with Sommelier selected Pino wine specials all night.    945-1815

Carlos & Martin’s tex-mex cantina:    Friday Night DJ, 9:30 p.m. 2-for-1 shots of tequila.    949-4944

Cayman Cabana:     Bar Star Fridays featuring local celebrity guest bartenders. Live music/guest DJs all night. Eat. Drink. Dance. Repeat.    949-3080

Da Fish Shack:    Happy Hour 4 to 7 p.m. 20 percent off all appetizers. 5 p.m. to late, DJ Khy Boogie plays reggae and remixes.    947-8126

Deckers:     Live music by Hi Tide, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.     945-6600

Duke’s:    $17.95 All You Can Eat BBQ.    640-0000

Edoardo’s:    Barolo Lounge features DJ RKM spinning the latest and most popular tunes until 2 a.m. Complimentary pizza served between 9 and 10 p.m.    945-4408

George Town Yacht Club:    Daily happy hour. 5 to 7 p.m.    947-4892

Grand Old House:    Live music with “Trinity.” Happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. Special drink prices and 20 percent off all tapas.    949-9333

Green Parrot:     Bar open from 8 a.m., outdoor grill open from 11 a.m. $15 buckets of beer.    526-7625

Guy Harvey’s Island Grill:     Rib-eye steak with fries special for $19.99 from 7 p.m. to close. Happy hour, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with 50 per cent off drinks (not applicable with dinner).     946-9000
Havana Club:     Cigar Lounge, Regency Court: Chuck & Barry play from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.     946-5391

Karoo:    From 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. 20 percent off all drinks.    945-6633

The Lighthouse Restaurant:     Lunch special Pasta Extravaganza with garlic bread $9.95    947-2047

Live on the Paseo:     Free music series in Camana Bay’s pedestrian-only main street, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visit for listings.    640-4000

Lone Star Bar & Grill:    Live Music Fridays featuring a new band every week. Open until 2 a.m.    945-5175

Macabuca:     Oceanside Tiki Bar & Grill: Extended happy hour from 5 to 9 p.m. Monthly live music (call for schedule).    945-5217

O Bar:     Friday Night Lights featuring an amazing laser light show with DVJ Carter mixing top 40, hip hop and dance music videos.    943-6227

The Office Lounge:     House DJ on the decks.     945-5212

Ortanique:    Happy hour 25 percent off all beverages by the glass and $5 bar bites from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.    640-7710

Pirates Den Pub:     Ladies happy hour. Wine specials and well drinks specials. From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.     949-7144

Rackams:     Happy Hour, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every day of the week. Free buffet and discounted drinks.     945-3860

Red Sail Sports:    Happy Hour sail. Departs from Westin at 6 p.m. Happy hour specials at the bar – rum punch and beer – CI$5, and light snacks provided.    623-5965

The Rooftop Lounge:     Happy hour rush with 2-4-1 Appleton VX and Hennessy VS. $4 red wine from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. $20 All-U-can-drink from 8 p.m.-midnight.    946-4332

Royal Palms:     Six on the Beach specials from 5 to 7 p.m. See Monday’s listing for more details. Island Mix with DJ Lin on the patio, plus Ritual Fridays in the Bacardi Lounge with Da Funky Marsupial. Come along and dance the night away.     945-6358

Silver Palm Lounge:     At The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman: Afternoon Tea at The Ritz-Carlton. Tea service from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations required.    943-9000

Silver Palm Lounge:    At The Ritz-Carlton: Live DJ entertainment with musical accompaniment until 1 a.m.    943-9000

Singh’s Roti Shop:     Lunch special – Shark & Fried Bake. Happy Hour 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with $2.50 beers, free finger food 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., DJ Todd 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.    946-7684

South Coast Bar & Grill:     Happy hour, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; beers $2.50, regular mix $4.50, live entertainment, 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.     947-2517

Southern Spice:     Free Soda, juice or Cayman Beer (Caybrew, Caylight, White Tip, Iron Shore) with all entrees.    949-5550

Stingers Bar & Restaurant:    Happy hour, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.     945-3000

Taikun:    At The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman: Sushi for connoisseurs Prix Fixe Menu. Choose from a selection of Japanese starters, entrées and dessert for only $42 per person.    815-6912

Tukka:     Fresh fish Friday. Watch the Tukka chefs filet the freshest local fish right before your eyes.    947-2700

The Wharf:     Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free hors d’oeuvres; drink specials; harpist extraordinaire Eugenio Leon 6 to 10 p.m. Boogie nights last Friday of every month.    949-2231

XQ’s:     Pizza Madness! 50 percent off all pizzas. 3 to 5 p.m. (dine-in only with purchase of a beverage). Red, White and Blues Band. Happy Hour drinks 5 to 7 p.m. $5 wines, mix drinks and draft beer.    947-9770