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The Coal Pot

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Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
+1 758-452-5566
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Fergus, Canada
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kudos to Kim who served us at both the Coal Pot and the Pink Plantation. Same terrific warm and personal service as well as outstanding seafood. I think the chef might have been the same in both places the day we went. Definitely worth the trip, plus the wine and drinks menu had lots to offer.

Thank StellaFerol
Paddock Wood, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have eaten here several times over the past few years and, without exception, the food has been fabulous. A lovely range of local seafood is on offer, including my favourite starter of crab backs. The view is lovely over Vigie Marina and apart from the odd small aircraft arriving/departing from the nearby airport, it is very tranquil. A little... More 

Thank Angela M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was well cooked but lacked seasoning with none available on the table. We were urged to have the pumpkin soup, which was quite nice. My husband had fish and I had pork tenderloin. The service was very good. I was under whelmed.

Thank arenamama
Castries, St. Lucia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always dangerous to recommend places to eat because we are all different and like different things. But we have eaten at The Coal Pot over many years and have always enjoyed the evening. Getting a table at the water's edge is lovely (but do put on the repellent before you go). We have always found it very special... More 

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for a romantic dinner and it was even better than we imagined! It is situated on a quiet spot literally right on the water with beautiful dimmed lighting. Kim was so wonderful and helped us feel so comfortable and relaxed to enjoy the scenery and our meal. We enjoyed the tuna and jumbo shrimp, the portions were so... More 

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Grand Cayman
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely, local restaurant in a historical building, located right on the water front...not beach front but pretty beautiful. The local food is absolutely St Lucian; reminds me of Sunday lunch growing up. You do have a proper menu to choose from. You can get all the ground provisions and tasty fish. The goat cheese appetizer is lovely as well.... More 

Thank OC345
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great food. fantastic customer service. super doper location. by the water. quiet spot. water lapping up to the edges. great ambience

Thank Kyrian R
Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Very nice and qualitative local kitchen. Offering special dishes (incl calamaris creole or baracuda). We really enjoyed our dinner and will be coming back for sure!

Thank maelpi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service! Beautiful view over looking the water! The plates on the tables are all hand painted by the owner! If you want to treat yourself to an awesome meal this is the place to go!

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

The Coal Pot restaurant sits on the water's edge just a short drive from downtown Castries. You can see schools of fish swimming in the shallow water from your seat. The restaurant is comfortably furnished with exotic country furniture and light fixtures adding to the ambience. You have many choices of truly fresh and delicious authentic Caribbean food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $75
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Lucia  >  Castries Quarter  >  Castries
  • Phone Number: +1 758-452-5566
Fish and seafood specialties restaurant on water front at Vigie Cove, Chef Xavier Ribot has lead this charming restaurant for 15 years offering french and Caribbean cuisine.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?