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The Coal Pot

Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
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Ranked #2 of 20 Restaurants in Castries
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $75
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, French
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Fish and seafood specialties restaurant on water front at Vigie Cove, Chef Xavier Ribot leads since 12 years this charming restaurant offering french and Caribbean cuisine.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We were recommended this restaurant by a friend of our daughter who lives on the island and so arranged to go there. It was some way - a 20 minute bus/taxi ride - from our hotel but we had arranged to go to nearby Castries, which by the way was really disappointing, and then have a dinner there. In the... More

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Wilton, Connecticut
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94 reviews 94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

All criteria for a great experience is showcased at this Resturant . The setting, the professional friendly staff and the offerings check off all of our requirements. The variety of options is the hardest part! Starters .. Steve had the fish chowder full of body , flavor and velvety..I had the escargot best ever.., We are fish lovers so we... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This restaurant is tucked away and sits in a little harbour. Its extremely pretty. The crab starter I had was so delicious that I thought about it for days! (Sad I know!) I went there in the day but at night I'm sure its even prettier. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We visited for dinner having read the TA reviews and weren't disappointed. Upon arrival you immediately know it is going to be a memorable meal; a warm welcome, simple decor and a waterside location. Service is attentive and food served promptly. The fish is the freshest ever and the tuna was amongst the best I've ever had. Can't wait to... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Coal Pot was one of the most relaxing and enjoyable dinner experience my wife and I have had in a very long time. The Staff, Atmosphere, Food Quality, Service provided was excellent- Highly Recommended!

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Castries, Castries, St. Lucia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

WOW! In one word.. The food was delicious. Staff were very welcoming and grabbed your attention from the moment you entered the resturant. The ambiance- ON TOP! .. What really made this dinner special was the atmosphere. I sat having dinner and watched sea crabs and fishes swim right next to my table. You must visit #CoalPot ... Evening well... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We visited this beautiful restaurant for our Anniversary having been on several occasions in the past on visits to St Lucia. We love everything about it! The setting is outstanding, right next to the water's edge. The food was superb ~ starters, main courses and desserts. The service was superb, with special mention to Portia who helped to make our... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Expect to be delighted with this most excellent of local restaurants - you must book or you will be disappointed. local dishes, beautifully prepared and cooked and presented.

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Champaign, IL
13 reviews 13 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Great seafood. Unique setting along harbor. Watched boats go in and out. Great service and unique cuisine of the island.

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Denver, Colorado
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went to Coal Pot several years ago on our first trip to St. Lucia. We loved it so much we always talked about going back. We'd read more recent reviews before this trip and were worried that the food and service had slipped after a change in ownership. Nope! Whatever problems they had were sorted out by the time... More

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