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Lion Rock Beach Bar and Grill

Cockleshell Beach, Basseterre, St. Kitts
+1 869-663-8711
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Ranked #2 of 25 restaurants in Basseterre
Cuisines: Caribbean
Good for: Bar scene
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English first
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We sailed on Carnival Freedom and visited. The food was absolutely amazing! The fresh fish of the day was mahi mahi. It was seasoned and cooked perfectly. The several sides were delicious too. Fried plantains and coconut slaw were my favs. Located on a great beach is the icing on the cake! Beat every meal we had on the cruise... More

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New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to get to the beach early enough to get 2 lounge chairs, I recommend doing the same as the beach fills up fast. The beach is gorgeous with views overlooking Nevis. The food and service at the Lion Rock was great, fresh fish, local vegetables and spices! I highly recommend eating there!

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St. Kitts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Great food - with fresh veg. Good local hang out, great lion rum punches! Worth the trip. Right next to the beach - awesome.

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surrey
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112 reviews 112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

A trip to St Kitts would not be complete without a visit to Lion and Angela. Simple,delicious fresh food, great rum punch, music in the background, beach chairs . Wonderful.

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fort lauderdale
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

COLDEST BEER IN TOWN!!!! Spent the day on the beach catching rays and drinking cold beer. Blue water, clear sky's and cold beer. I did not eat lunch but it looked great. We rented two chairs and shade for 10.00. a All worth it.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My #CondoSeniors enjoyed Caribbean Caribbean Jerk lunch at Lion's Rock in #StKitts while on Celebrity Cruise. Ribs were $17US and Fish was $20US and spiced rum was $5US. Lot of food, great service, massage on the beach and great views of Nevis. I had the jerk ribs - Delicious!

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Durham, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Went by on Sunday - found out they only do lunch - I heard this was 1-4. Got there by 3:30 on Monday, they had stopped serving for lunch. Turns out they start around 12:30 or 1:00 and go until there are no more customers. Was successful on Tuesday. Super friendly and attentive staff. Prices are typical for this type... More

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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102 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Lion Rock is a little shack setting just each of the Spice Mill. They have lounge chairs to rent if you want to spend the day at the beach soaking up the rays and looking at Nevis. The beach is wide, sandy and perfectly clear. The food offerings are typical for the local shacks (chicken, ribs, fish...) but the blending... More

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

All the good stuff about Cockleshell is true, it's a nice beach with an unmissable lunch venue - lions beach bar. It's just a shack really, a bit shabby but that's its charm. The food is great, salads and veg including plantain and rice and peas with chicken or fish or shrimps or ribs. No burgers and chips here, thank... More

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Kingston, Saint Andrew, Jamaica
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is an excellent place to unwind. The beers are cold, but you have to try his rum punch, no sorry Lion Punch, it is not like other overly sweet punches, it pulls you in and you definitely need to have two. As this is very personal cooking and not mass production, come early for lunch and/or order before you... More

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