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Royal Palm Restaurant

Ottley's Village, Basseterre, St. Kitts
+1 869-465-7234
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Ottley's Village, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We dined at Ottley's for 10 nights whilst we stayed on the property. Each night there is a featured menu including four courses of appetiser, salad, main course and sweet. Every night there is also an amuse-bouche to start the meal off. Whilst it was...More

Thank PDnBS
Reviewed March 25, 2017

We were staying at the hotel but i want to single out this restaurant. We enjoyed a number of delicious meals. The service was great. In particular Marcus (bartender) and Eric (Head Chef) were both outstanding.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed March 24, 2017

After a 7 night all inclusive stay at the Nisbet Plantation on Nevis my wife and I stayed here for 7 nights on the same all inclusive package. Unfortunately even though Ottley's was about 15% more expensive the standard didn't even come close to the...More

Thank DerekParsons
MgmtAtOttleys, Owner at Royal Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2017

Dear DerekParsons I can assure you that we Owners/Innkeepers/Hosts have done everything in our power to create a very small resort that serves our guests extremely well. In some cases if our staff lack in some skills or worldliness, they make it up tenfold in...More

Reviewed March 18, 2017

Friendly service of high quality food. Large portions very well prepared and presented. Chef looked after my dietary requirements, seeing me as a challenge!

Thank Grannynicky
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We stayed at the Marriott, so the drive to this remote plantation took about 30 minutes. The former slave plantation's sugar boiling mill is the site of this lovely restaurant. We could hear the monkeys retreating into the hillsides at dusk. Unfortunately, the food was...More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed February 15, 2017

After having the restaurant highly recommended we had dinner here. It was a "special" menu for Valentines Day. My duck was just ok with lots of noodles and my husband's seafood dish also used a large amount of noodles. His soup was very good. It...More

Thank JLL1975
MgmtAtOttleys, General Manager at Royal Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2017

Dear JLL1975 Is is disheartening for us to read that your dinner was only OK. We strive for much higher than that. Indeed, our Cappellini Seafood Pasta had a good amount of noodles, as it was a pasta dish with plenty of seafood (Scallops, Shrimp...More

Reviewed February 10, 2017

Location, location is the beginning. It is lovely though not close at hand. The gardens were a joy. We found the menu interesting and the resultant meal just what was required. So sorry we did not have time to linger,More

1  Thank Ronnie S
MgmtAtOttleys, Owner at Royal Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2017

Dear Ronnie S. Once we are found once, it is easy the next time. Hopefully, next time you will be able to linger longer. Just so we do not scare people away, I would like to make it clear that we are not really and...More

Reviewed February 6, 2017

My wife and I, and another couple, spent a week here, and we all had dinner here every night -- why? There's no better restaurant in St. Kitts. We all skipped the meal plan at Ottley's only because four courses each dinner was simply too...More

Thank Andrew K
MgmtAtOttleys, General Manager at Royal Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2017

Hello Andrew K- Thank you for posting your thoughts. Serving plentiful (not huge), great and interesting food has always been of significant importance to us. So happy that you and your friends enjoyed. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed February 3, 2017

Had lunch at Ottley's and, if one wanted to get away from the crowds in a beautiful setting, this would be the place. The food and drinks were good but only saw the Plantation from afar but it looked beautiful and guests told us service...More

Thank artgecko1
MgmtAtOttleys, Owner at Royal Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2017

Dear artgecko1 Thank you for taking the time to post your thoughts. Guests sometimes lose time and perspective when in a foreign country. Perhaps, if we share some facts it may help. Here are some facts: -We are 1 km from road to property -Turn...More

Reviewed February 1, 2017

Usually, those three words don't go together. However, this place is the exception. A truly wonderful dining experience. The location is if I have a 20 minute ride from the airport but you enter a whole different world. This is a classic plantation on a...More

Thank Tom D
MgmtAtOttleys, Owner at Royal Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2017

Dear Tom D Thank you for your beautiful comments. It is so nice to read that 20 minutes is really not that far to travel to enter into a beautiful, peaceful and historic location. Some guests believe that 15 minutes for the airport and 1km...More

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What's the price range for lunches ?
November 25, 2015|
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Response from MgmtAtOttleys | Property representative |
We hope that you find the time to stop by Ottley's and join us for lunch. Starters Range from $8-$24 * Main Course from $14 - $38 * You will find our staff very friendly and accommodating to any special... More
Barry E
Hi, my wife and I planning a stay at your hotel and we are deciding on the MAP dining option. We are interested in finding out what the dinner menu includes before choosing the MAP but cannot find a menu online. Can you send us a link or provide us with a photo of the menu? Thank you in advance. Barry
May 7, 2015|
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Response from MgmtAtOttleys | Property representative |
Barry, Please forgive us. We are not used to this back-end of trip advisor. Most guests contract us directly. We offer a wide range of menus (evening meal changes nightly). Sample menus can be sent to you. We cater to... More
We are arriving St Kitts in March and interested in enjoying lunch at The Royal Palm. What is the best way to get there from the cruise port? Are reservations needed in advance?
March 4, 2015|
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Response from MgmtAtOttleys | Property representative |
We are delighted that you will be joining us for lunch. If you have them time, you are welcome to stroll the grounds, too. There are always taxis where the cruise ships dock. For ADVENTUROUS TRAVELERS there are local... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ottley's Village, Basseterre, St. Kitts
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  St. Kitts  >  Basseterre
  • Phone Number: +1 869-465-7234
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Tantalize your tastebuds. Ottley's Plantation Inn is known for its spectacular grounds, panoramic views, unmatched romantic ambience, warm hospitality and impeccable service. The Royal Palm restaurant features contemporary Caribbean cuisine and is recognized as one of the region's best. Dine elegantly on choices from a seasonal ala carte or fixed price menu. Enjoy island specialties at breakfast, lunch or the famous Sunday Champagne brunch. Special holiday menus are created for Valentine's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve. Treat yourself to a unique experience in an historic location.
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