Set amidst the largest palm grove on the island of Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands, Coco Bistro is a food lover’s fantasy in a one-of-a-kind setting. Located in the heart of Grace Bay, within walking distance from most resorts, Coco Bistro serves fresh local cuisine under a starlit sky and swaying coconut palms. Complementing the delightful island ambience is a culinary experience considered among the best in Turks and Caicos.
Starting with the freshest local ingredients and enhanced by the skills and imagination of executive chef/owner, Stuart Gray, Coco Bistro stands out as a ‘must visit’ by visitors and residents. Gray has earned a reputation for consistently creating, fresh, flavorful Caribbean cuisine and his personal attention to every detail ensures an exceptional dining experience.
Executive chef and owner Stuart Gray has developed a reputation locally for consistently creating elegant Caribbean cuisine infused with the freshest ingredients, and flavorful accents. An aficionado of fresh herbs and spices, Stuart cultivates his own herb garden to be sure he has an abundant supply for his masterfully-created distinctive sauces that magically excite the palate and bring out the flavor of his creations without overpowering any part of the dish.
Schooled at Ontario Canada’s Georgian College, Stuart sharpened his culinary aptitude in a succession of roles at acclaimed resorts: the Windsor Arms in Toronto, Ontario, a proud member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World brand and Chewton Glen, a Michelin-star world-class luxury hotel in the south of England. While in the UK he also worked with the likes of Chefs Raymond Blanc, Michelle Roux and Ken Hom.
His worldly travels brought him to Turks and Caicos as Executive Chef at Grace Bay Clubs Anacaona Restaurant in 1993. During his time in The Turks and Caicos he also opened a Restaurant in Dallas Texas called Clive and Stuart’s Island Cuisine as well as the famed Terrace Restaurant and also Fairways Bar and Grill in Providenciales. Stuart now focuses his culinary passion exclusively on Coco Bistro, where his vision and creativity are displayed nightly to receptive diners in a tropical garden paradise.
When dining at Coco Bistro please do be aware that we have a resident cat. Her name is Coco and she has been at the restaurant every night for seven years. She likes to come and check in on all the guests but is very well behaved. If you are allergic or have an issue with our feline friend, she is a permanent fixture at the restaurant so please be aware.
For the very first time, a special Coco Bistro cook book featuring delicious dishes from the restaurant's culinary repertoire is available for purchase from the restaurant. The recipes within are a tribute to the fresh local ingredients used at the restaurant and now you can take the flavors of Coco Bistro home! See a preview of recipes within here