A classic, nautical theme pervades
the decor, which is modelled to the
likeness of a ship’s cabin. Faux portal
windows adorn the walls and, thanks
to bright, photorealistic paintings, appear to look out onto a lively scene in
Hamilton Harbour. Scattered around
the edge of the room are semi-circular
booths; regular table seating is available in the center of the restaurant.
The Newport serves classic dishes
with a modern twist. A bold and confident kitchen turns out imaginative
creations and capture guests’ attention
with their inspired food presentation
and plating techniques. Take the much-loved poutine, for example, which is
served smothered and loaded in a mini
cast iron dish. Many other appetizers
and desserts are delivered to the table
on thick slabs of slate! You can even
watch chefs shuck oysters and build
charcuterie platters at the live action
prep station in the middle of the room.
When you arrive, check the blackboard specials for new and exciting
appetizers, main courses and desserts.
A must-try are the “Drunken Mussels”,
flavoured with white wine, garlic and
cherry tomatoes and plated with a
handful of french fries. The fresh raw
bar is also outstanding. Another popular dish is Fancy Pork Ribs. Gluten-free
options and a cheekily-written “young
adults menu” are also available.
Last but not least, The Newport loves
its beer. In fact, the restaurant boasts the
largest selection of local and craft beers
on island. Accent your meal with one of
over 40 international brews or go for their
sampler trio if you’d rather spread the
love around. Nothing pairs better with
a big ol’ frosty beer than their “Serious
Burger”: marbled Wagyu beef, aged
cheddar, garlic aioli, egg and bacon- yum!
Reservations available but not required.
Fairmont Southampton, 101 South Road
BEST BETS The Serious Burger
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he Newport, a Gastropub, offers Bermuda’s
first and only authentic gastropub
experience. Named after the biennial
Newport to Bermuda sailing race, this casual,
inviting establishment is located on the lobby
level of the Fairmont Southampton Hotel.
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