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Basil's Beach Bar & Restaurant

Bay St., Kingstown and Mustique
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Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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43% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have been to Basil's Bar and restaurant (kingstown) many times for lunch meetings. The atmosphere is very quite and welcoming for such events or just a simple quiet calm lunch for two. Being in the heart of Kingstown its quite convenient. I would highly recommend this venue for lunch meeting. The menu is always changing day to day, which... More

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London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The famous Basil's bar is an institution on mustique, the location is very special on the lovely little bay with pretty painted wooden houses and boats. The daytime atmosphere is pretty languid but at night it fills up with young from the houses coming down for a drink. The cocktail are good, but pricey as you would expect. The thing... More

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Soufrière, Soufriere, St. Lucia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I went with a group of three other people. The food was great. Unfortunately I had just gotten a new American Express card and gave it to the waiter who took it to ring it. Normally in the Caribbean they bring you the machine. They took it and copied it and used it to make other purchases. This was the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Basil's is a Grenadines institution and a must see for first time cruisers passing through. We arrived a little before sunset on a Sunday to a lively bar with entertainment, but after we ordered dinner we realized that few others were eating. That should have been a sign. The food was overpriced, under flavoured and generally poor. Service was bordering... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We are sailing in The Caribbean coming up from Grenada. Thankfully William & Kate had left the week before as I understand security can be tedious eg no cameras. By luck we went on a Wednesday when an excellent band play from 8pm. We ate earlier and heard them warming up but were too tired and left at 8 when... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Four of us went for dinner at about 8pm on our 2nd night in Kingstown. When we arrived there was one other table of people that were just finishing up. After reviewing our menus for a couple minutes, our waiter came and stated a list of about 3 or 4 items that they were out of for the night, including... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

I had dinner and on another day drinks and appetizers at Basil's in Kingstown. The bartender is very skilled and makes a great punch with an edge. The Captain Bligh dark rum makes for a good mixed drink. The conch chowder was the by far the best chowder of any type I have ever had--a meal in itself. At dinner,... More

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Vincennes, Indiana
3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

I appreciate all the philanthropic work that Basil Charles does for the islands but there is no excuse for the poor, overpriced food and even worse service we received during our recent visit. The quality and preparation of our fish was truly bad. It took over an hour for our food to arrive without apologies. The location of the restaurant... More

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New Smyrna Beach, FL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

This restaurant is on a private so it is basically your only option. Getting slightly run down. It is right on the beach with a beautiful view but that is the best thing going for it. Meal was only average and the drinks were expensive and weak. Staff was courteous and friendly. Band did not start until 9:30 and then... More

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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389 reviews 389 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We have stayed at several different villas on Mustique over the past decade or so and eaten at Basil's on several occasions. I will say the food has gotten better over the years, but I will take what our villa chefs have made over what we have eaten at Basil's. It's pricey and if there's no music and you're out... More

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