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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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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch

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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
great food, relaxing location

We were on a cruise and stopped at St. Kitts for one day. We told the taxi driver we wanted a great view and fewer tourists so he dropped us off here. He did not disappoint! There are beach chairs and makeshift umbrellas, although they work great, right in front of the bar. We had a wonderful day... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Lindsaymgo
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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  • Bar scene
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We were on a cruise and stopped at St. Kitts for one day. We told the taxi driver we wanted a great view and fewer tourists so he dropped us off here. He did not disappoint! There are beach chairs and makeshift umbrellas, although they work great, right in front of the bar. We had a wonderful day sitting there.... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We stayed here for the day and lounged on their beach chairs. They charge $5 a chair. The food was pretty good. I'd order the shrimp again, but not the chicken. The sauce on the shrimp tasted awesome. The chicken was just OK. The menu isn't very complicated. They serve chicken, fish (grouper), ribs (no ribs that day) and shrimp.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The location makes this place. Tacos were good but avoid the burgers. Drinks, service and the local creatures make this place a must-visit when on the island.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Hired a car to explore St Kitts South peninsula and came across Cockleshell beach, a stunning white sand bay with great view across the narrows to Nevis. It's got several bars including Spice Mill which was full of loud cruise guests so we chose Lion Bar as it's got a true Caribbean flavour and vibe, they looked after me from... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Returned to Lion's Dean for the Lion's Punch and had lunch. Ribs with his famous coconut coleslaw. Right on the beach with a great view of the ocean. Lion was busy cooking but enjoyed a visit with his son.

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Damariscotta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

If you want a real Caribbean beach bar experience, THIS is the place!! Lion and Angela will make you feel welcome and will make sure you have a grand time! They offer the coldest and most reasonably-priced beer on St Kitts! Treat yourself to a plate full of yummy and have one of four amazing dishes served: ribs, chicken, fish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Highly recommend if you are looking to get off the resort. Safe and friendly as it comes. Lion and Abraham makes everyone feel welcomed. I was very surprised at the quality of the food. It was fantastic with the Ribs and King fish leading the way. Only steps from the water sport hut...unlike the other bars at cockleshell beach the... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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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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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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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