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Oualie Beach Restaurant

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Oualie Beach, 00162, Nevis
+1 869-469-9735
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. The perfect dining...
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. The perfect dining location right on the beach. Reservations are recommended in the high season. Unlike most restaurants, we insist on serving FRESH FISH. Lobster, Tuna, Wahoo and Mahi Mahi are brought right into our dock from the game fishing boats and kept on ice, never frozen. We believe in promoting "farm to the plate" and work closely with local farmers to ensure a FRESH supply of vegetables and salads. Our local tomatoes are ridiculously tasty!. We work with the Ministry of Agriculture on the supply of locally grown , grass fed, organic beef and have created the demand for a tender, tasty hybrid cross between the Zebu and Red Pole cattle breeds. Again this is always FRESH and never frozen. Our dinner menu changes daily to incorporate what local foods are available and always has at least one Gluten free and one Vegan dish.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch

Oualie Beach is a fab place to spend the day. We used the sun loungers on the beach and bought a drink from the bar (not cheap but reasonable) the beach itself is beautiful, quite shallow and perfectly safe for children. For lunch we ate in the restaurant, although they didn't have everything we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Oualie Beach is a fab place to spend the day. We used the sun loungers on the beach and bought a drink from the bar (not cheap but reasonable) the beach itself is beautiful, quite shallow and perfectly safe for children. For lunch we ate in the restaurant, although they didn't have everything we wanted, the food was lovely. It... More 

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Portchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We arrived on Oualie Beach having flown in to St Kitts and got a water taxi to Nevis. I immediately got a good feel about the place and it was no chore to sip a cold draught beer while I waited for our host to collect us from Oualie! Having toured the island in our hosts jeep on day 1... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

OK I do agree with some people on this forum that the waitresses can be a little surly and yes we can see they are shy but they aren't used to 5* establishments. Yes we started badly with the service and we complained to the front desk after our first meal but then it shot up to amazing service. I... More 

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John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for confirming that you had amazing service at the Oualie Beach Restaurant with perfectly cooked good quality food. You are absolutely right that our prices are the best value on the island. We really try to keep our prices affordable . As a result there is usually an interesting ecclectic mix of visitors, expats and locals in the bar... More 

Basseterre, St. Kitts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Overlooking OUALIE white sanded beach and St Kitts! Nice relaxing atmosphere. Good meals. Pleasant staff.

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John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your compliments on our relaxing atmosphere, good meals and pleasant staff. We are delighted that more persons from St Kitts are patronising Oualie. Do spread the word also about our amazing staycation discounts for citizens and résidents of St Kitts. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Pretty good food and prompt service. Recommended if you are on the north side of Nevis. Food is typical local, not fancy but filling. Atmosphere is beach-local.

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John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

I am pleased that you recommend Oualie Beach for good food and prompt service. However I must confess that we do still need to work more on consistency as my F&B staff can get a bit flustered when we get too busy. More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Nothing too fancy about this place, but it's right on the beach and there was live music. We sat in lawn chairs and watched the boats come in.

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John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

I am pleased that you enjoyed the Sunset drinks and view. Do try Oualie for a meal next time and I know that you will be delighted. We have live music usually on, Fridays and Saturdays until 10pm. On Tuesdays it is a bit more lively with a band until 11.30pm. More 

Nevis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

“Surly servers” asked to sit outside tables for breakfast....Surly servers need to be informed that they are in the hospitality business. ..overpriced ...rude service workers.....all with frowns

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John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

I am pleased to report that we are now internationally certified as “hospitality assured”. However we do train our Oualie Beach staff to be of service rather than to be subservient. You live on island and must have learned by now that if you treat locals with basic respect then it is returned in good measure. Please visit us again... More 

Kiev, Ukraine
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The Restaurant is clean and tidy, the menu has plenty of options and the Fish is caught daily with all the food freshly cooked. The Staff are very friendly. We ate in the restaurant all week as staying at the Oualie Beach Resort and never had a disappointing meal all week.

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Spencertown, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Oualie was the closest beach to our villa, so it was easy to walk down to with the kids. They had a couple of great lunches at the restaurant but the adults never seemed to make it past the bar. Homemade Ginger Beer was outstanding with a little rum.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Surly servers need to be informed that they are in the hospitality business. Any request for slight modification of the menu items was met with

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John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

I am surprised by your response as Oualie was just awarded certification by the prestigious Hospitality Assured out of the UK. There are only 26 hotels in the Caribbean that have acheived this status. However I can imagine some of the younger, timid waitresses getting flustered by an unusual or unfamiliar restaurant request and you mistaking this for surliness, not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Oualie Beach, 00162, Nevis
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  Nevis
  • Phone Number: +1 869-469-9735

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27
  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Description

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. The perfect dining location right on the beach. Reservations are recommended in the high season. Unlike most restaurants, we insist on serving FRESH FISH. Lobster, Tuna, Wahoo and Mahi Mahi are brought right into our dock from the game fishing boats and kept on ice, never frozen. We believe in promoting "farm to the plate" and work closely with local farmers to ensure a FRESH supply of vegetables and salads. Our local tomatoes are ridiculously tasty!. We work with the Ministry of Agriculture on the supply of locally grown , grass fed, organic beef and have created the demand for a tender, tasty hybrid cross between the Zebu and Red Pole cattle breeds. Again this is always FRESH and never frozen. Our dinner menu changes daily to incorporate what local foods are available and always has at least one Gluten free and one Vegan dish.

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