Prendy's - where the beach comes to town
Kelly, Staff Reporter
popular pumpkin steamed fish done in a soup style with
vegetables. - photos by Colin Hamilton/freelance photographer
is always a sure sign that business is doing well.
out in Portmore's Hellshire community, the taste of Prendy's
On The Beach came to 'town' in 2005, bringing with it the
delicious, Jamaican-style taste that local eaters have come
to enjoy. That location is on Knutsford Boulevard in New Kingston.
Donnette Prendergrast describes it as, "an outdoor setting
because we like to work under the stars. We brought in the
sand and the thatch work. It's the Hellshire setting without
the sea." The location provides a different atmosphere.
"New Kingston is more of a lyme setting. So you get groups
come in after work and chit-chat and have a good time."
is no fixed menu. The chefs do everything in seafood as the
tagline says, "just the way you like it." The pumpkin
steamed fish is a big favourite among the diners, especially
the men. They wash it down with Guinness and according to
'Prendy', they say it works well.
hundred diners can be seated comfortably and for KRW, she
recommends persons reserve. Hurricane Dean affected many hotels
and Prendy's was no exception. But there has been an upsurge.
"The size, quality and mixture of the fish we've caught
since has been fantastic," she laughs.
those guests who want the taste of Prendy's to themselves
for special events (like wedding receptions) just give them
a call. They also offer catering services for parties.