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Review of The Coal Pot

The Coal Pot
Ranked #4 of 37 Restaurants in Castries
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $75
Cuisines: Caribbean, French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed June 20, 2013

It is both the location and the food. Order food and look at the fish swimming near by the bay. This is one of our traditional stops when visiting and we are never disappointed.

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Thank James C
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Reviewed June 16, 2013

Best meal we had on the island. Lobster was out of season but we had Escargot, Crab Back & shrimp cocktail for starters - delicious! We had the snapper, barracuda and jumbo grilled shrimp for entrees - fabulous! We had a Chilean bottle of wine that was fruity & sweet which is what we like. The desserts were lacking - the cheesecake tasteless and the chocolate cake was just weird - maybe less sugar than our American tastebuds liked. But we still give this restaurant our highest review because everything else was just so good!

Thank vaca07Texas
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Reviewed June 10, 2013

We loved the location right on the harbour, the personality of the staff, the decor of this restaurant and the quality of the food. We were recommended by the owner of our resort and we were not disappointed at all.

Thank Melody B
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Reviewed June 9, 2013

Not the easiest restaurant to find and beware of what taxi drivers try to charge you for a return trip from Rodney Bay. The restaurant is by an inlet off the main harbour; the views are variable depending on your table but the setting and décor overall are excellent. The choice and quality of the food was top quality and the service although a little slow was of a high standard. It is well worth seeking out this excellent restaurant but ensure if coming by taxi you negotiate the fare and currency to be charged before you depart. $25 each way from Rodney Bay as some ask is more expensive than London for the distance travelled. Booking is essential for the restaurant. Apart from the row with the taxi driver it was a very enjoyable evening.

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Thank segara87
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

We visited here on Wednesday night, the setting surprised us as the entrance was down a dark lane. The restaurant is an open building on the side of the water, very nice and the atmosphere was very good.
We had reserved by email and got a confirmation and directions prior to our visit. Service was brilliant we were served by Porsche and other staff who's names I did not catch.
We both had soup to start and both were excellent, especially the onion soup.
I went for the seafood option here and had Tuna with a coconut curry sauce. I was concerned that it was going to be overpowering but it complimented the Tuna very nicely. The vegetables and sauces were very good and we could not manage a dessert or even a coffee as we were so full.
Service was very quick and efficient with really nice friendly staff.
Our only observation was that the main courses could have been a little hotter , we put this down to the plates not being heated. I don't like sending food back in restaurants and make a point not to do this but did feel it would have been nicer if the plates had been hotter.

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Thank Wherearewegoing07
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