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Lion Rock Beach Bar and Grill

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Cockleshell Beach, Basseterre, St. Kitts
+1 869-663-8711
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Bar scene

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice time on the beach

Great lunch to finish out a morning of exciting watersports. The ribs were great! Tried the lion punch and watched the beach activities.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
David R
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  • Bar scene
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great lunch to finish out a morning of exciting watersports. The ribs were great! Tried the lion punch and watched the beach activities.

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Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Stopped by this place as a day trip. Prior to embarking on our cruise like everyone else we looked at things to do in St Kitts including just "beaching it" for the day. Our ride over was by taxi with a hilarious driver who told us about the islands rich history. Total of fare was $7 U.S. each way....The drive... More 

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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Typical tourist shack place. 5 dollars ( US) for a chair & the 5 dollar rum punches are potent. I was turned off from eating here when I asked to use the bathroom .It was beyond disgusting.We ate at the Spice Mill next door.No need for a return visit.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Going to Cockelshell Beach so we could have lunch at Lion Rock Beach Bar is one of the best decisions I've ever made. It is a bit of a ride - and kind of an expensive cab ride, (no more so than on the other islands), but the scenery is absolutely breathtaking and once you arrive it is so worth... More 

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Doncaster
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We only used this place a couple of times for post beach beers, but they were cold and competively priced... Recommended for post beach beers.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This was our second trip to St. Kitts and our second time at Lion's. Lion is the real deal -- a great host who puts out delicious food at a reasonable price. Portions are generous and you'd better eat if you're drinking Lion Punch, which really packs a punch (and is delicious). We've gone on Sundays, when some of the... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

We had read some reviews here and they were spot on with recommending this place. Amazing local food prepared fresh while you enjoy amazing views of the water. We had two beers, shrimp entree, and chicken entree all for $40. On land that would cost you double if not more. The employees are fun to talk to and it was... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We found this place by accident. Lincoln (the manager/owner) approached us when we got out of our taxi. The bar is little more than a beach shack and is painted in vibrant Rastafarian colours. Bar staff consists of other family members. Alcohol was well priced, with imported beers coming in at around $4 each. Opt for the local beers -... More 

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Hampshire
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123 reviews 123 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Spent the day in the sun at this really friendly bar on the beach at Cockleshell Bay. Great vibe here friendly staff and it was the original bar on the beach and in my mind is still the place to go. Owner looks after you very well. Great Aloe Massage available here also recommend this the lady is an expert... More 

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Morrisville, North Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Stop looking for the beach bar dive. You've found it! The Lion and his lair will take great care of Watch out for the "lion juice" which has a close resemblance to pain killers. It will always devour its prey! Ask for some extra "horny dust" on top!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cockleshell Beach, Basseterre, St. Kitts
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  St. Kitts  >  Basseterre
  • Phone Number: +1 869-663-8711

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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