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The Great House at Nisbet Plantation

) #18 of 46 Restaurants in Nevis $$$$ Caribbean, Seafood,
St. James Parish | Newcastle Beach, Nevis
+1 869-469-9325
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
St. James Parish | Newcastle Beach, Nevis
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Reviewed May 14, 2017

Had a very good lunch (simple fare) here with our feet in the sand and very friendly service. The staff was very accommodating when we requested the tables on the beach rather than sheltered dining area which seemed the choice of most on a breezy...More

Thank vandermint
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2017

Dear vandermint, Thank you so much for your review, and thanks for topping by. Stay here next time!? Best Tim

Reviewed April 25, 2017

We stopped here for lunch and beach time. Food was amazing and the beach was beautiful. They had seared tuna, island style rice and grilled veggies, chicken and ribs with a Caribbean flare FINALLY!!! Definitely would recommend this place to eat.

Thank MamaFu1028
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2017

Dear MamaFu 1028, Thank you very much for reviewing your experience at Nisbet Plantation Beach Club. I am so glad you enjoyed the seared tuna: it is very popular here. Hope we see you again. Best Tim

Reviewed March 15, 2017

My wife and I stayed here for 7 nights and ate here every night. The menu changes daily with 5 or 6 choices for each course. Every meal we had was superb and the service is excellent. They have a dress code which is smart...More

Thank DerekParsons
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2017

Dear DerekParsons, As I mentioned in my response to your review of Nisbet Plantation, in these tough economic times, its very hard to turn business away at the door! But I completely understand your point. All the best, Tim

Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at Nisbet Plantation last night. We were dropped off by a cab, then walked down to the beach and back up to the restaurant through the Isle of Palms. Highly recommend approaching the main building from the water this way. We were...More

Thank Mom45
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2017

Dear Mom45, I am so glad you enjoyed your dinner in our Great House. The cuisine and service are just two of our memorable high points. Please return for more. Best, Tim

Reviewed February 26, 2017

This restaurant was part of our all inclusive deal with the Nisbet Plantation Beach Club (see separate review). The location and building itself is beautiful and historic. The service, particularly by Roslyn who was exemplary, was generally very good, albeit lacking in choice on occasions,...More

Thank surveyor1205
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

Dear surveyor1205 You rightfully point this deficiency out: our regular entertainer was away on a family visit for two weeks: he brings a wealth of musical talents: saxophone, flute keyboards and vocals: he is Lloyd Williams, and has been with us for nearly 25 years:...More

Reviewed February 24, 2017

My husband and I stayed at Nisbet Plantation and Beach Hotel this February, 2017. We took the Modified American Plan which included breakfast and dinner at the Great House there. Dinner is served from 6:30 to 9:00pm. You were given choices of appetizers, entrée, and...More

Thank Anne W
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2017

Dear Anne W, Sorry my response is so late! What a lovely review of the Great House : thank you. Thank you for highlighting Roslyn: a great favorite of many of our guests. I hope we get to welcome you back again, soon. Best Tim

Reviewed January 20, 2017

We booked for the Thursday sea food BBQ after several friends reminded of of the beach side event. We drove down to the beach location and we greatest by Rosilind who had the bar man make us rum punch. We sat on sofas at the...More

Thank Tony B
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2017

Dear Tony B. Such a great night: glad you enjoyed it: please come again soon! All the best,

Reviewed January 15, 2017

The Great House is a beautiful building! The furnishings are beautiful and the ambiance is almost regal. The china is beautiful and they hold nothing back in the service and presentation of the entire dining experience. Chef Tony creates mouth watering selections each evening.The service...More

Thank Marcia K
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2017

Dear Marcia K, Thank you so much for your glowing review of our Great House dining experience! All the best.

Reviewed December 10, 2016

We went on Thursday night which is buffet night, there was a live band playing and a wonderful breeze coming in from the Atlantic. We started off with a pumpkin soup and then hit the buffet. The wind was coming in strong and blew the...More

Thank pauleE838ID
Reviewed November 2, 2016

If you are a visitor to Nevis and are not staying at Nisbet, make a reservation to dine at The Great House. The menu changes daily and has a variety of seafood, meat and local dishes. The food is fantastic, and the atmosphere and service...More

Thank LSUGIRLNOLA
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2017

Dear LSUGIRNOLA, Sorry I missed your terrific review from months ago: thank you so much. This will be helpful for others seeking a place to dine, and stay. Yes, it is a special place. All the best, Tim

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$55 - $70
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. James Parish | Newcastle Beach, Nevis
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  Nevis
  • Phone Number: +1 869-469-9325
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Description
The Great House serves a variety of innovative island fare on a menu that changes daily. The beautifully restored Great House, which dates back to 1778, provides an elegant backdrop for an enjoyable evening meal at Nisbet Plantation. Dine indoors in one of the only air-conditioned restaurants on Nevis or al fresco under candlelight on the verandah.
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