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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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Food is terrible and management is completely oblivious to that. I would hate to see what their kitchen looks like. I think Gordon Ramsey would have a hey day here.

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109 reviews 109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Truly great food in a truly great location in the old harbour. Daytime and night visits work equally well. Junior is a fantastic waiter and if you are lucky you'll get him at the pink plantation too!

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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Pink Plantation has the view, but Coal Pot has the same fair for less! Located at the end of the runway at Castries airport, it's a nice little hideaway with outstanding service and food! My wife and I wanted some lunch and were treated to delicious drinks, crab back, lobster bisque, lobster tail, and barracuda for under $150. Believe me,... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The ambience, views and food were all perfect! We went last night after reading TA reviews and were glad we did! The service was excellent and welcoming. We had the coquille st jacques - superb; the pumpkin soup- excellent and the dorado (mahi mahi) with 3 of their sauces - amazing! The dessert was also excellent (creme brûlée). If you... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The restaurant overlooks Castries harbour and it has a stunning view in the evening, so make sure you take your camera. The food served here is out of this world, we loved it so much that we went back twice! We had barracuda on our first night, then kingfish and jumbo shrimp on the second night. The barracuda was the... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

the food here is very good and great ambience. you are right beside the water with a great view. a must stop place.

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Castries, St. Lucia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Gorgeous setting in an inlet of Castries harbour, which makes it a good option for those not staying in Rodney Bay or cap Estate. The menu is fixed with various sauces to chose from for whether you have fish or meat. Veg options available. Recently changed chef but seems to be holding its own.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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