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Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
+1 758-452-5566
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
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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  • 153
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 11
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Gorgeous food in a stunning setting

The setting is so beautiful with the sea lapping up against the edge of the terrace and lots of fish swimming around, right at the table, that you almost forget to order. The staff are eccentric but charming. The décor and tables settings are beautiful. The choice of seafood and fish was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
alisonsthelene
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The setting is so beautiful with the sea lapping up against the edge of the terrace and lots of fish swimming around, right at the table, that you almost forget to order. The staff are eccentric but charming. The décor and tables settings are beautiful. The choice of seafood and fish was very good. I loved the crab back starter... More 

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Kennewick, Wa
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Tucked into Vigie bay near George Charles Airport is found a great fresh catch restaurant! the locals rave about it. You pick the fish and then pick the style of cooking which includes the sauce and spices. one can not go wrong. One wonders as one approaches the restaurant from the backe road but it is well worth the mysterious... More 

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North Carolina
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Sitting on the waterfront with the ocean breeze is why we went there and thats what we got. The letdown was the food. You go for the atmosphere and enjoy it for what it has to offer.

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Breda, The Netherlands
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The coal pot is a just waterfront restaurant. Nothing special Be alert to what you order. In our case, we ordered a bottle of champagne for my birthday. They opened the wrong bottle (twice as expensive).

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The restaurant's location is not great, and not well sign-posted on the roads, but once inside, you forget all of that. The ambiance was energetic - a good mix of locals and tourists. I wanted to love the food. The entrees we ordered - jumbo shrimp (a disappointing 5 lost in rice and salad) and the grilled mahi mahi -... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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501 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I went here years ago and then about ten years later returned and decided to go again with a friend to eat and found the place exactly as I remembered it. It hadn't changed at all in all those years, which made me very happy to see as all over the Caribbean the places get more and more touristy as... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Dinner for two with a bottle of wine and a dessert cost less than $100US. Food, staff and view were awesome.

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Read the reviews and can tell you we were not disappointed. We originally went for the Lobster as a birthday treat, but it was unfortunately out of season, so we opted for Barracuda, King Fish and lamb chops. All were exquisite. The garlic butter is a must try on the Barracuda!! Also try the crab back starter...delicious!! Tranquil surroundings and... More 

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Witney
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Food excellent but be aware very large portions. Such a fab location Captain Jack Sparrow could have walked in and I wouldn't have been surprised. Shrimps and Steak were excellent on the night. Location couldn't have been bettered.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

owned by the same owner of the pink plantation good food she is a well known local artist her husband is the chef both places are interesting and very good food value for money

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Additional Information about The Coal Pot

Address: Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
Phone Number: +1 758-452-5566
Location: Caribbean  >  St. Lucia  >  Castries Quarter  >  Castries
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
Average Prices: USD 25 - 75
Cuisine: French, Caribbean

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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: French, Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic

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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?