Top 5 HOTSPOTS in Kingston, Jamaica
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Lots of people want to know where to go when they don't want to party but just hangout with friends or meet new people. These are the top five hottest hangout spots in Kingston, Jamaica.
Cuddy'z Sports Bar and Restaurant
Cuddy'z, founded by the great cricketer Courtney Walsh, is a state of the art sports bar that is located in the New Kingston Shopping Centre. It's perfect for persons who want to unwind with friends after work not just because of the convenient location but because there is absolutely no problem parking. This place is not just for sports personalities and fans but for anyone who wants to be at the #1 hotspot. Cuddy'z is famous for naming dishes and drinks after our Jamaican and West Indian sporting heroes. During the 5-8 p.m. happy hour, one can sip cocktails honouring the island's amazing sporting personalities while relaxing in the high-tech bar watching a game of cricket or football. The drinks include the Cuddyztini, an intoxicating mix of June plum juice and vodka and Asafa's 4x1 honouring Asafa Powell. And for the alcohol free patrons, (they didn't forget about you) they've recently added a wide range of non-alcoholic cocktails to their menu. Come in and dine at Cuddy'z- they accommodate ALL sporting fans.
Shop 10B to E
New Kingston Shopping Centre, New Kingston
Open: 11:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays,
and to 2:00 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays
Jamrock Sports Bar and Grill
Located on Kingston's one and only "Hip Strip," this happening sports bar and restaurant has been visited almost by every who's who of the entertainment and sporting industry. The restaurant setting and ambience is true to form providing bar stools, television, music, game tables and full bar. If you're staying at a hotel in the area you can just swing by for lunch or dinner. It's within easy walking distance from the three hotels on Knutsford Boulevard. You can carry out or eat in the bar/restaurant section while watching all kinds of sports. Foreigners can spend about US$5 for dinner and be very full. The bammy strips are top notch as an appetizer. Another good appetizer, is a beef or chicken patty. And beerchuggers, note that the beer (Red Stripe) is actually cheaper than the soft drinks. Definitely give this place a try as the service is great and the experience is one of a kind.
69 Knutsford Blvd
Kingston, NB E5N Jamaica
Open: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays
Christopher's Jazz cafÃ©
At the island's only multi-level high energy nightclub, Christopher's Jazz CafÃ© is the landing area in the QUAD as it is the first point of contact once you get inside. Situated on the ground floor, it offers a warm, swanky, inviting and comfortable upscale dÃ©cor complete with lounge seating, a baby grand piano and an Appleton V/X Bar. It also provides a light menu. That means that patrons of The Quad nightclub floors will not have to leave the multi-level club to find food. Christopher's CafÃ© is open until the early morning hours. They offer light meals such as fish and chicken sandwiches and finger foods such as shrimp. Happy hours, live jazz entertainment and a well stocked wine cellar are signature features of Christopher's Jazz CafÃ©. Christopher's has a variety to offer- if you get tired of one thing, you can move from floor to floor! If you want to hear current music then Oxygen is the place for you. If you want to hear retro music then Voodoo Lounge is the place to be. You do not pay to enter Christopher's however there is a one cover charge to enter the Voodoo and Oxygen night-clubs, beginning at 10 o'clock each night. For variety to satisfy all moods come to Christpoher's at the QUAD.
20 - 22 Trinidad Terrace, New Kingston,
Kingston 5, Jamaica W.I.
Tel: 876.754-QUAD (7823)
Whatson Cafe, Devon House
This hot and savvy Internet cafÃ© is located at one of Kingston's famous historical sites- Devon House. Created by where-to-go gurus, Whatsonjamaica, it gives you all that you could possibly dream of in a cafÃ© and even more. You can even tote your wireless laptop and logon at the indoor and outdoor cafe! The service is excellent in the open yet private setting of the cafe that facilitates dates and business meetings just the same. They offer cappucinos and frappucinos that are to die for and a menu of satisying sandwiches and light meals! For everyone that wants to be in the know for where to go courtesy of Whatsonjamaica while keeping up with the many amenities in cyberspace Devon House's Whatson Cafe has been created for you.
Shop #5&6, Devon House,
26 Hope Road,
Open: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Monday - Thursday, 9:00am-10:00pm Friday and 10:00am-10:00pm Saturday and Sunday
Up on the Roof
Along the hip Knutsford Boulevard and adjacent to several clubs, Up on the Roof has been the spot most famous for live performances by upcoming international and local artises of all genres. This is in their encouragement of support for live music in Jamaica. In its existence for over two years, the rooftop restaurant has been making its fair contribution to the New Kingston scene and has doubled its size with a canopied bar area. It features popular shows such as LIVE UP ON THE ROOF which is is a weekly live music series that gives exposure to underground artistes across the genres of music. They also host WORDPLAY - a cool combination of jazz & poetry for the night. If you haven't already, we urge you to visit Up On The Roof especially on a Saturday night so that you can experience and support live music in Kingston.
73 Knutsford Boulevard