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Jardin Cacao Restaurant at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation

P.O. Box 250 | Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, Soufriere, St. Lucia
+1 758-459-7545
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Ranked #4 of 26 restaurants in Soufriere
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Caribbean, International
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Jardin Cacao Restaurant at Fond Doux Resort & Plantation in St. Lucia offer up sumptuous Caribbean and international cuisine in beautiful, tropical environs. The restaurant offers a la carte lunch and dinner dining. Set amidst the lush gardens of the resort, diners can enjoy the truly magical ambiance of the tropical setting.
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This place was so beautiful and peaceful. I loved it there. The staff were awesome and friendly the atmosphere was breathtaking. The food was great the hiking trail was a lot if fun.

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We stayed at the Fond Doux Plantation for a week and this restaurant was very good. We had several dinners planed at other places around the island, but this restaurant was just as good as most of the others we went to and it was far less expensive. There aren't a lot of cocktail choices, but they are good. And... More

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Fonddoux, Owner at Jardin Cacao Restaurant at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, responded to this review

THANK YOU FOR THE GREAT REVIEW!! Dear Ben M, We are happy that you had the opportunity to stay at our hotel and that you were pleased with our facilities, accommodation and amenities. Our culinary team works very hard to create great dining experiences for our guests and we are delighted to read that you were indeed satisfied with our... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

When the locals tell you it's a good place to eat...it's a good place to eat. Ribs, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Mango-Tomato Salad, Pumpkin Soup, Kebabs, and fresh bread. We also had frozen chocolate-y drinks for dessert. The ambiance was like a beautiful island escape in the middle of the forest- very romantic! Out of all the resorts we encountered on... More

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Fonddoux, Manager at Jardin Cacao Restaurant at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, responded to this review

THANK YOU FOR YOUR REVIEW!! Dear Lizawright, Thank you for your encouraging and wonderful feedback. We are happy to read that the recommendations from the locals proved to be quite right and that you had a wonderful dining experience. The Jardin Cacao Restaurant has a unique location , as it spans across a small stream in the heart of the... More

St. Lucia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The food here is exquisite, simple local food with a touch of elegance, the best wines and mouth watering deserts...it was like experiencing our 1st date again...the ambiance made us fall in love all over again...thx Fond Doux

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Fonddoux, Manager at Jardin Cacao Restaurant at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, responded to this review

"Thank you for this lovely review” Hello Lulu, Thank you for your wonderful feedback following your recent dining experience at our Jardin Cacao Restaurant. Comments like yours make us feel very proud of the service and product that we offer to our guests. We are happy to learn that we created a wonderful dining experience for you and that you... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Wonderful atmosphere, superb food, I had fish creole and it was just delicious, we'll recommend this one too.

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Fonddoux, Manager at Jardin Cacao Restaurant at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, responded to this review

Hello Luis, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent dining experience at our Jardin Cacao Restaurant. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed our food and beverage offerings especially our creole fish which you highly recommended and our wonderful and romantic atmosphere. Thank you once again for your comments and business. We look forward to serving... More

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

We went to le jardin cocoa at fond doux last Saturday for the fish supper and live music and what a brilliant evening we had. We started off with cocktails ( a piña colada for myself and a rum punch for my hubby). These proved to be delicious and quite alcoholic but I am sure they didn't sway our opinion... More

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Fonddoux, Owner at Jardin Cacao Restaurant at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, responded to this review

“A perfect review most appreciated” Hello Alice, Thank you for your valuable feedback on your recent dining experience at our Jardin Cacao Restaurant. It brings us great satisfaction to know that we exceeded your expectations and that the Saturday Seafood night was indeed a highlight. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the live entertainment and our food and... More

Island of Malta, Malta
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Mj our tour guide dropped us here for drinks and it was mind blowing! The bartender Loveleah Popo was such a lovely lady with amazing big smile on her face every time we spoke to her.She toke our order fast and served the cocktails fast and where really amazing! Would definitely recommend this place for drinks and cant wait to... More

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Fonddoux, Owner at Jardin Cacao Restaurant at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, responded to this review

Hello Yoli302, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent dining experience at our Jardin Cacao Restaurant. We are elated that we created a perfect dining experience for you and that the staff delivered exceptional service. Our team members are highly trained professionals and aim to consistently deliver excellent service. Please know that your comments and your... More

Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My mom and I stayed here for a week, the meals are delicious and plentiful and very affordable., we especially enjoyed the free breakfast it was something we looked forward every morning during our stay. They have a huge variety, there's something for everyone. Thank You for making our stay so wonderful ! Carla E. USA

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Fonddoux, Owner at Jardin Cacao Restaurant at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, responded to this review

Hello Carla, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent dining experience at our Jardin Cacao Restaurant. We are delighted to know that your enjoyed our food and beverage offerings. Our culinary team will be very pleased with your comments. Thank you once again for your glowing comments and business. We look forward to serving... More

Naples, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Lunch was delicious and we had creole fish and my friends had chicken roti. The atmosphere was delightful, It is on an old Plantation of many acres, with fruit trees and lovely flowers everywhere. The restaurant was made from bamboo and very cool and airy. The highlight was when the Band, Future Lights began to play, now you KNEW you... More

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Fonddoux, Owner at Jardin Cacao Restaurant at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, responded to this review

‘Thank you for this fabulous review” We are committed to providing our guests with the highest level of service, cozy ambience and delicious food. It is satisfying to know that you enjoyed your dining experience at our Jardin Cacao Restaurant. Please know that your comments and your business have been greatly appreciated. On behalf of the entire team, we all... More

Warkworth, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My GF and I recently spent 11 days in St Lucia and had the opportunity to try a number of restaurants. This one didn't disappoint. We made a reservation in advance and showed up at 6pm to be seated in a lounge area for a drink. We got a table right in front of the steel drum entertainment. The two... More

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Fonddoux, Owner at Jardin Cacao Restaurant at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, responded to this review

Hello Joey, Thank you for taking the time to write this glowing review following your recent dining experience at our Jardin Cacao Restaurant. Reviews such as yours bring us great satisfaction in knowing that we provided you with exceptional service and great food. Our culinary team will be very pleased with your comments. They will be commended for leaving you... More

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