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The Coal Pot

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Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
+1 758-452-5566
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Fish and seafood specialties restaurant on water front at Vigie Cove, Chef...
Fish and seafood specialties restaurant on water front at Vigie Cove, Chef Xavier Ribot has lead this charming restaurant for 15 years offering french and Caribbean cuisine.
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 281
    Excellent
  • 145
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great sea food

Amazing setting right on the water. Best to access by water taxi if visiting from a cruise ship as we were. I had the mussels and the crab.... Both superb, tasty, and fresh. Great service very very friendly. ... so happy we visited. Highly recommended

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
AndreaDee79
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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482 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Amazing setting right on the water. Best to access by water taxi if visiting from a cruise ship as we were. I had the mussels and the crab.... Both superb, tasty, and fresh. Great service very very friendly. ... so happy we visited. Highly recommended

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We were on a boat charter and headed into Castries. Luckily, We saw The Coal Pot and were able to dock adjacent the restaurant. Hands down, the best food we've had out in the 2 weeks we've been here.

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Winnipeg, MB
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We took the ferry over from the cruise ship dock and they told us we could have the restaurant call them to pick us back up. We ended up taking a cab directly back to our resort so that wasn't an issue, but it was nice to know the option was there. We ended up there a bit earlier than... More 

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Boonton, New Jersey
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118 reviews 118 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

We had dinner here our last night on the island. What an experience. The fish were fresh and excellently prepared. Our table was right next to the water and just above the level of the water. The water was illuminated and made a magnificent impression. L had the snapper and I had a barracuda, which I don't think I have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A back to basics local restaurant run by Evelyn Local owner. Fantastic place, really friendly and great local food.

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Edgartown, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

What a wonderful lunch. We arrived just after lunch service was over and they gladly sat us. The food was delicious and a wonderful step up on the local flavors & traditional foods. (If only Orlando's did this!). Located in Castries waterside on an inlet not far from the airport landing strip this is worth the trip for lunch. No... More 

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Warwick, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

After a morning touring the busy city of Catries it was delightful to find this authentic French bistro on the shore of the bay opposite the cruise ships. The water literally laps up to almost your feet under the tables at the edges of this restaurant. The drinks are cold and expertly prepared and the Niciose Salad was fresh and... More 

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Nelson, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went there for a drink and the location was great. Sitting along the edge of the bay was nice and peaceful! The food menu looked great. Reasonable to higher end prices.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food was so good we went back a second time. It is right on the water on an inlet for the boats. They have seafood and steaks. The seafood is excellent. It was one of those meals where you actually liked everything on the plate. Good decor and open to the outside. You sit right next to the water.... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We just stopped in for drinks so we can't say anything about the food. The setting and ambiance was very nice. This place is tucked away which was kind of nice after visiting downtown St. Lucia. The wait staff was friendly and attentive. We would visit this place again but would like to try the food next time.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Lucia  >  Castries Quarter  >  Castries
  • Phone Number: +1 758-452-5566

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 75
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

Fish and seafood specialties restaurant on water front at Vigie Cove, Chef Xavier Ribot has lead this charming restaurant for 15 years offering french and Caribbean cuisine.
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?