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Kali'na

Tobago Plantation Estates, Lowlands, Tobago
+1 868-660-8500
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (6 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
“main course” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
Tobago Plantation Estates, Lowlands, Tobago
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2017

The Magdalena boasts 8 different restaurants and bars to explore, with cuisines that will satisfy every palate. Beginning with the Pembois Restaurant and Terrace, where you'll be getting your breakfast every morning, it is the nerve center of the hotel where you can have your...More

Thank TheTastingClub
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Food and service excellent. No fault of the staff the credit card machine did not work in the Restaurant. We had to walk to reception to pay. JoanMore

Thank Joan B
Christopher F, General Manager at Kali'na, responded to this review

Dear Joan B. Warm greetings from the Kali'na Restaurant team and the Magdalena Grand! Thank you for your time to write a review here on Trip Advisor on your recent dining experience at the Kali'na Restaurant. Glad to hear the service and the food were...More

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Booked in here whilst staying at Magdalena Grand. We were all inclusive and many of the menu items were included, despite them being high tariff items. Our main of rib-eye steak in wine sauce was presented impressively and tasted just as good. Sweet of Mango...More

Thank PKH624
Christopher F, General Manager at Kali'na, responded to this review

Dear PKH624, Warm greetings from the Kali'na Team. Thank you for your kind words and we are so glad you had not only a wonderful meal, but also great service in an inviting ambiance. Not sure I understand about the wine and beer as that...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

we had the steak with a red wine and chocolate cake desert and it was the best meal we had on the island! There was a large group of 19 of us and the chef and team did very well to serve all meals mostly...More

1  Thank charnelle21
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We ate in the Kalina a la carte restaurant. The food was fantastic. I had Speyside shrimps for starters and the steak for main course. Both dishes were amazing on flavour and cooked to perfection. Well done to the chefs and our brilliant waitress Jamelia...More

Thank Basil D
Christopher F, General Manager at Kali'na, responded to this review

Dear Basil D, Warm greetings from the Magdalena Grand and the Kali'na Team. Thank you for your kind words and we are so glad you had not only a wonderful meal, but also great service in an inviting ambiance. I will mention your comments to...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Didn't eat much but the chefs presentation was beautiful and taste was sublime. The service was very timely and pleasant.More

Thank Aaron A
Christopher F, General Manager at Kali'na, responded to this review

Dear Aaron A, Warm greetings from the Magdalena Grand and the Kali'na Team. Thank you for your kind words and we are so glad you had not only a wonderful meal, but also great service in an inviting ambiance. We look forward to your return...More

Reviewed 9 June 2016

I highly recommend making a reservation at Kali'na Restaurant for a quiet, upscale dining experience. The food is amazing, management and staff are very pleasant. I can't wait to visit this establishment again, our experience was amazing!!!

Thank Nadine T
Christopher F, General Manager at Kali'na, responded to this review

Dear Nadine T, Warm greetings from the Kali'na Team. Thank you for your kind words and we are so glad you had not only a wonderful meal, but also great service in an inviting ambiance. We look forward to your prompt return. Sincerely, Christopher Forbes

Reviewed 25 May 2016

My experiences at Kalina restaurant are always exceptional. According to Akiel, I have dined there at least 66 or 67 times! Yes, 66 or 67. The food is phenominal and staff and service the same. The Chef and Sous Chef are always so helpful and...More

2  Thank Shirley S
Christopher F, General Manager at Kali'na, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Shirley S. Yes! you have dined with us so many times, it is now becoming countless..... The team loves having you on at your favourite corner table and you will be happy to know that the A/C is now a non-issue! We look...More

Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Great food. Excellent service .nice desserts. Friendly staff here. Menu different each night. Lots of stuff to eatMore

Thank sandrarajkumar
Christopher F, General Manager at Kali'na, responded to this review

Dear sandrarajkumar, Warm Greetings from the Magdalena Grand! Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on Trip Advisor of your recent dining experience in the Kali'na Restaurant. Like you mentioned, the staff (both kitchen and restaurant, are wonderful individuals and take...More

Reviewed 13 March 2016

Decided to try the restaurant and I'm happy I did. The ambience, the service and the food were top notch. I will definitely eat there again.More

Thank Stephen B
Christopher F, General Manager at Kali'na, responded to this review

Dear Stephen B., Warm greetings from the Magdalena Grand and Kali'na! Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on Trip Advisor in regards to your most recent dining experience at the Kali'na Restaurant. The kitchen and the restaurant staff take great...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$68
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tobago Plantation Estates, Lowlands, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Lowlands
  • Phone Number: +1 868-660-8500
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Description
Discover the unique Caribbean Fusion cuisine in an upscale and romantic environment in one of the top restaurants in Tobago.
Traditional Caribbean or Creole recipes prepared in a modern European way as well as dishes from all over the world, refined with typical Caribbean ingredients.
Opening hours: 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM.
Closed on Sundays and Wednesdays.
Reservations required, kindly contact our Guest Service Desk to reserve your table.

Appetizer
Crispy Coconut Tempura Shrimp 85
light curry, banana coconut dipping sauce

Teriyaki Glazed Tuna Sashimi 90
wakame seaweed, citrus- ginger and mango sauce

Tamarind Duck Confit in Potato Jacket 80
pak-choy, sweet and hot peppers, pigeon peas- mustard dressing

Soup or Salad
Lobster Pepper Pot Soup 60
with island ground provisions

Kali'na's Gourmand Salad 70
curried lambie- conch patty with tomato, pumpkin,
field salad greens tossed in sugarcane vinaigrette

Main Course
Seafood and Egg Fettuccine Pasta 240
shrimp, bay scallops and mussels
tossed in a basil pesto cream sauce and cherry tomatoes

Soy- Honey Seared Bonito Tuna Loin 185
citrus marinade and coconut sauce, Basmati rice

Chicken Supreme Stuffed with Papaya 150
garlic- herb potato mash and garden vegetables

Cracked Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin 230
Whisky- red wine sauce, roaster fingerling potatoes and garden vegetables

Charbroiled rack of Lamb with Tahini 240
herb couscous and eggplant "Caponata"

Geera Rubbed Pork Tenderloin 190
with "coo-coo"- turned cornmeal with coconut milk, pumpkin and okra


All prices are subject to 10% Service Charge and 15% VAT