St. Pete Beach’s Spinners has officially reopened after renovations, and the dining room still spins

There’s even lobster ice cream.

click to enlarge St. Pete Beach’s Bellwether Beach Resort resort also offers 156 newly-renovated rooms. - BELLWETHERBEACHRESORT/FACEBOOK
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St. Pete Beach’s Bellwether Beach Resort resort also offers 156 newly-renovated rooms.


After almost a year away, Spinners Rooftop Grille has finally reopened along with the all-new Bellwether Beach Resort on St. Pete Beach.

Previously the Grand Plaza Hotel, the resort has taken on a new life, and it’s brought with it a new retro-modern design, and an updated Spinners restaurant and Level 11 Bar and Lounge.

Spinners made a name for itself since its opening thanks to its revolving dining room, which makes a full rotation every hour, meaning no table is left without a view. Now, diners can enjoy the renovated dining room—which still spins!—along with a fully-redesigned menu meant to place a focus on local food.

The seafood is caught locally and the produce comes from around the state, while the beef and pork are sourced from around the country. St. Pete ice cream staple Beans & Barlour is even offering lobster ice cream made especially for the space.

You can enjoy craft cocktails while you dine, or you can take a trip downstairs to Level 11 (Spinners is on level 12) to experience all the bar and lounge has to offer, though half of that floor is also reserved for Spinners dining.

The resort also offers 156 newly-renovated rooms and even more dining on the first floor with the all-new St. Pete Social poolside bar, offering quick bar bites, lattes made with Lavazza Italian coffee each morning and cocktails in the afternoon. Bongos Beach Bar is there as well, but nothing has changed about that place, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

Spinners is already accepting reservations, and Level 11 is set to reopen later this summer. Bongos is also open and so is St. Pete Social.

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