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The Coal Pot

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Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
+1 758-452-5566
11:30 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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Newburgh, New York
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really cool place that is hard to find but worth the effort. Waterfront dining and great service. Honeymooned on St.Lucia and came back 25 years later.

Thank berlin313
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful spot, with a bayou feel to it. We loved the area, but we have to say, while the food was good, we were left disappointed. The wine list was half empty and the waitress acknowledged the issue and said "wish me luck" after our selection. There were multiple items on the menu that were not available.... More 

Thank Mark F
Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food was excellent. A little pricy, but you do get what you pay for. One of our better meals in St. Lucia.

Thank dcoleman2016
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful food overlooking the sea and very relaxed atmosphere. Be prepared for not the quickest service especially at it gets busy. Despite this we would definitely go back.

Thank DarrenIves
Cobourg, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After choosing some lovely pottery made by Michelle, we had a lovely, delicious lunch seated right by the water.

Thank Natalie D
Kingston, Jamaica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good restaurant with a nice setting overlooking the bay. Though the onion soup was not at its best, the coquille St. Jacque and calamari Creole were terrific. Service was good. No smoking allowed.

Thank Igor D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice setting, good food, slightly uninviting. The food is good but not no fine dining or anything spectacular, it was just nice local style creole food jazzed up. The service just wasn’t quite there and all felt a bit odd, even being shown a menu on a giant blackboard was weird, im sure this place has its followers but the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of five recently had a wonderful meal at this excellent restaurant. From the moment that we were greeted at the door, we enjoyed every minute. The tropical drinks that we ordered were made very well. Coal Pot has an excellent list of seafoods and meats available; something for everyone. Most of us had a variety of different fish... More 

Thank Stephen F
Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A return visit for us, an attractive setting on the water near Castries. Food is always very good quality and the service is decent. We keep going back which is recommendation enough.

Thank Brian N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reading previous reviews you'd imagine this is a World Class dining experience - it isn't, although the food is very good, presentation is unusual, and quantity is more than enough. Yes we had a nice evening, the menu choice was extensive, service was prompt and courteous. Location is another matter - particularly after dark, take a taxi, and get picked... More 

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Business meetings
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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Potomac, Maryland
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?