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Gingerland, Nevis
869.469.3477
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
Hermitage Wednesday Night Pig Roast - olde world dining

Make a reservation early. Delicious pig with all the trimmings. Plentiful and interesting side dishes Nevitian style. Olde world island setting. (If you don't make it for Wed night their pizza oven does not disappoint.)

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Lisa F
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Weston, Connecticut
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Weston, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Make a reservation early. Delicious pig with all the trimmings. Plentiful and interesting side dishes Nevitian style. Olde world island setting. (If you don't make it for Wed night their pizza oven does not disappoint.)

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Meredith, New Hampshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

On this visit to Nevis, my husband and I had dinner at the Hermitage twice. Our first visit was with our children, their spouses, and our grandchildren for the Wednesday night pig roast, and we had a great meal. The variety of West Indian foods was impressive, and everything tasted great. The roast pig was yummy. My only complaint was... More 

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Milford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This small hotel is very quaint. If you enjoy historical ambiance and tasting local dishes this a place you should try. It is not on the water, you need to take a taxi, but it does have great views. The food is served as a buffet, with a entire pig cooked over a spit. I thought the food was just... More 

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Newbury
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We (a group of 4) went to the Wednesday pig roast with high expectations but felt let down. The buffet was reasonable but certainly not exceptional. We have become used to charming, cheerful service on this island and this was certainly not the case here. Perhaps our waitress was new but she seemed undertrained and did not have people skills.... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Went here 3 times for breakfast. Homemade yoghurt, muesli, juices, bacon, sausages, breads and cakes All delicious. Sunday is a buffet where you can help you self. I prefer the week days where you order from the menu as it is piping hot and freshly cooked to order but I know many people like to return to the buffet again... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

If you are looking for a memorable cultural food experience the West Indian feast at Hermitage is the place to go. The Hermitage is an enchanting plantation Inn located on the lower mountainside. The Hermitage is about a 20 minute drive from the Four Seasons. Once you arrive you immediately feel like you've been invited to a dinner party at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

When visiting Nevis the hog roast evening here is a must. Make sure you book up in advance so you are not disappointed. The hog was roasted to perfection and was moist and tasty. For the vegetarians there were a whole host of Caribbean salads which also accompanied the pork. As well as pork the night we ate there we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

We went to The Hermitage for the West Indian Feast they host on Wednesday evenings. We got there a little early to check out the place and enjoy a beverage in the great room before dinner. We spent some time chatting with the owner Richie and learned as much as we could about the property. He was extremely nice as... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Went for the pig/hog roast a regular event each Wednesday. It was in the evening so I don't think we got to see the full effect of the views or the surroundings as it was dark. But the main house was fascinating, stepping back in time & very colonial. Dinner was fixed first course (great soup) & fixed dessert. Main... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Breakfast is huge and such a choice, you can have something different every day. Didnt need lunch due to large breakfast. Dinner menu was excellent and very varied

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  • Address: Gingerland, Nevis
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  Nevis
  • Phone Number: 869.469.3477

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