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Basil's Beach Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Bar, Pub
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Bay St., Kingstown, St. Vincent
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Gardenstown, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We anchored in the bay for three days during the Blues Festival. We found the bar prices quite expensive but you have to remember where you are. It has character, it's a beach bar but a lot more. Basel says he's doing the building up this year. Please don't. It would never be the same. The music festival is definately... More 

Thank elsiedownie
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a cocktail and listed to the band. Great sunset place. Made the top 10 beach bars in the world list.

Thank diverkandk
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Around that bar. I couldnot see Mick Jagger, Raquel Welch or anybody famous but me. Nice bat bur no VIPs.

Thank HELMSail
Tarpon Springs, Florida
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205 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

The first time we ordered the conch chowder and a seafood pasta but filled up on the chowder and bread, it was that big, tasty, and filling. Unlike most Caribbean conch chowder this is in a white sauce with conch and potatos and a taste so unique we tried to bribe them for the recipe. No luck so we will... More 

Thank Tony L
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

What a lovely location....would definitely go again. Our trip was a day one and a must is to come here.

Thank lizalondon2016
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Please don't waste your money going to this restaurant in Kingstown. The staff weren't interested in serving us . We waited ages for our drinks order to be taken only for the waitress to return asking us to repeat our order . My fiancé asked for the wifi code which she forgot to give to us and also forgot our... More 

Thank Asher B
St Vincent
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

I've been going to Basil's for well over 30 years and have to say that it's one of the most memorable bars I've ever been to - but, sadly, it's not what it used to be though I understand that it has recently been taken over by new management and has improved somewhat. I fear that Basil, wonderful man though... More 

Thank Vompogula
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

I visited with a group twice for a business lunch at Basil's Bar. Ambiance is nice wand wait service is good. Both times it was a lunch buffet with average food but the salads were fresh. Price per person was around 60 Caribbean which is far too much for the quality of the food.

Thank Foodtrips
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

We were only there for drinks but the service was amazing. The bartender (Arnold I believe) was great. We got saltfish balls on the house which was mouth watering. Definitely the place to visit when in St. Vincent.

Thank Shari A
London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Basil's was being refurbished while we were on Mustique so we did not actually get to go inside. we were hoping it would open before we left, but unfortunately it did not. but just walking around the place filled me with excitment, I will be a regular in Basil's on my next visit to Mustique

Thank ppdbyrne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay St., Kingstown, St. Vincent
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Vincent and the Grenadines  >  St. Vincent  >  Kingstown

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?