Blanchards Restaurant in Anguilla

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Blanchards Restaurant first opened its tall, teal shutters on the island of Anguilla in 1994. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens with the sea just a few steps beyond, guests dine by candlelight under lazy ceiling fans and rustling palms.

The cuisine is creative and sophisticated with flavors from the Caribbean, Asia, America and the Mediterranean. The wine list is a Wine Spectator award-winner and yet, the atmosphere is as comfortable as can be. No attitude, no jackets required, no pomp and circumstance.

Blanchards has been hailed as one of the best restaurants in the Caribbean. Bob and Melinda Blanchard are the creative founders of this dreamlike setting but since its inception, their staff has played an important role in making it what it is today. This group works together like no ordinary restaurant team. They have formed a close family and take tremendous pride in making guests feel at home.

Cuisine

A self-taught chef, Melinda Blanchard serves food that's full of flavor and not fussy. If you order lemon mousse, your mouth will pucker from the zing of fresh lemon juice. The lobster cakes have large chunks of local lobster in every bite and the mahi-mahi is served on a bed of shiitake mushrooms and fresh corn shucked to order.

Food presentation at Blanchards is colorful and varied but you will find no sugar domes or precisely fanned slices of lamb here. Melinda doesn't like food that's been over handled in order to shape and arrange it on the plate. Desserts are likely to include Warm Bread Pudding with Apricot Rum Sauce and Freshly Whipped Cream. Simple and absolutely delicious!

General Information

Blanchards is located on Meads Bay next to Carimar Beach Club.

(264) 497-6100 Phone
(264) 497-6161 Fax

Owners
Bob and Melinda Blanchard

Management
Lowell Hodge, manager
Miguel Leveret, assistant manager

Chefs
Melinda Blanchard, executive chef
Clinton Davis, sous chef

Wine Stewards
Bob Blanchard
Miguel Leveret

Blanchards Schedule 2014 – 2015 Season

Jan. 6 – April 26, 2014 Open for dinner Mon. - Sat. from 6:30pm
April 27 – August 23, 2014 Open for dinner Tues. – Sat. from 6:30pm
August 24 – October 31, 2014 Closed for the season
Nov. 1 – Dec. 15, 2014 Open for dinner Tues. – Sat. from 6:30pm
Dec. 16 – Dec. 30, 2014 Open for dinner 7 days a week from 6:00pm
Dec. 31, 2014 Closed
Jan. 1 - April 30, 2015 Open for dinner Mon. - Sat. from 6:30pm

Credit Cards
We gladly accept Master Card & Visa.