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Media coverage



Cobblers Cove, Barbados - hotel review
Sarah Arnold
Evening Standard - July 2017

Hoteliers, take my advice
Ysenda Maxtone Graham
Country Life - April 2017

Eat Barbados
Audrey Gillan
National Geographic Traveller - February 2017

Back to Barbados
Horacio Silva
Condé Nast Traveler Magazine - January 2017


The Barbados, a blue little place of heaven
Thibault Charpentier
Relais & Chateaux online magazine - December 2016

Putting on the Glitz
Katie Bowman
Sunday Times Travel Magazine - March 2016


Is Barbados the new foodie destination? 
Sanchez Manning
Mail Online Travel - 4th October 2015

Pern Adds a Caribbean Twist to Menu
Catherine Scott
Yorkshire Post - September 2015

Travel: Barbados
Patricia Cleveland-Peck
Herald Scotland April 2015

Buried Treasure - Barbados
Travel Special
Waitrose Kitchen

A Dazzling Choice of Places to Stay
Paul Bray
Daily Telegraph - 17 January 2015

Style File - Caribbean
Charlotte Stockdale
Condé Nast Traveller - January 2015

Gourmet Travel - Fresh Flavours
House & Garden - January 2015




Interview with Will Oakley
Janet Harmer
The Caterer - November 2014

My Hols - Michel Roux Jnr
Graeme Green
The Sunday Times Travel - October 2014

Why Barbados?
Vinny Crump
Sunday Times Travel Magazine - October 2014

Heritage Tours in Barbados
William Cook
The Spectator - October 2014

Barbados Cricket Holidays: A Superb Island Welcome
William Cook
The Independent - October 2014

Into The Blue
Jane Maidment
Chewton Glen & Cliveden House Magazine - September 2014

Channel your Inner Bond Girl at one of the Caribbean’s Most Glamorous Hotels
Isabella Redmond Styles
Running in Heels - July 2014

Anyone for Tennis, Golf or Cricket?
Tom Chesshyre
The Times - June 2014

It's A Shore Thing
Malcolm Ginsberg
Jewish News - June 2014

A Dream Comes True
Kimberley Cummins
Barbados Today - June 2014

Camelot - A Cut Above
The National - June 2014

Where to Find The True Tastes of Barbados
Fiona Sims
The Times - January 2014


The Best of Barbados
Hunter Davies
The Mail on Sunday - September 2013

Bright & Beautiful
Helena Lang
Sainsbury's Magazine - May 2013

The Sweet Smell of Success
Kathryn Bradley-Hole
Country Life - April 2013

Beyond the Beach
Sue Lawley
Financial Times - February 2013

Caribbean: Barbados’s Garden Attractions
Joanna Fortnam
The Daily Telegraph - January 2013

Perfect Harmony
Mark Palmer
The Daily Mail - January 2013

A Girl’s Only Holiday in Barbados
Lisa Markwell
The Independent - January 2013

A Host of Heavenly Hideaways
Gary King
The Telegraph - January 2013

Crown Jewel... Barbados Has It All
Jo Fernandez
London Evening Standard - January 2013

Honeymoon Guide
Condé Nast Brides - 2012-2013


A Little Piece of England in the Caribbean
John Pead
The Express - November 2012

A Tale of Two Caribbeans
Hunter Davies
The Daily Mail - May 2012


Cobblers Cove has won a number of awards and accolades over the years. Here are just a few:


Trip Advisor 2015 Winner - Certificate of Excellence (Cobblers Cove Hotel)

Trip Advisor 2015 Winner - Certificate of Excellence (Camelot Restaurant)

Camelot Restaurant named Restaurant of The Year 2014 by the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association

TripAdvisor 2014 Winner - Certificate of Excellence (Cobblers Cove Hotel)

Executive Chef Michael Harrison and his kitchen brigade won Team of the Year – the top prize in the Taste of Caribbean Culinary Competition

Executive Chef Michael Harrison has won three gold medals, two silver medals and one bronze medal over the years at the Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Competition

Executive Chef Michael Harrison participated in Chefs of the World charity event in Atlanta 2006

Executive Chef Michael Harrison was Gold Medalist at the Barbados National Independence Festival of Culinary Arts 2003

Executive Chef Michael Harrison won the Governor General award of Excellence in Culinary Arts 2003

Executive Chef Michael Harrison was named Barbados Chef of The Year 2001