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The Coal Pot

Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
+1 758-452-5566
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
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11 - 20 of 776 reviews

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We were greeted by friendly hostess and lovely server and seated next to water. I appreciated the table setups, dishes created perhaps by local artist. Menu was wonderfully extensive. Waitress was friendly and helpful! We shared the warm goat cheese salad (lunch size was perfect...More

1  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Good food but the lighting is a little dark to see what the food looks like, but they may upset the ambience if its changed , really enjoyed our evening though and friendly staff. It was quite so not a lot of atmosphere when went...More

Thank ma02aca
Reviewed 19 July 2017

On our trip to St Lucia we asked our driver to take us to a spot with the best local food. HE drove us down an alley toward one of the ports. This place did not disappoint. Chef Thaddeus made the best food we ever...More

2  Thank William V
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Heald my wife's birthday dinner here. Service and food was impeccable. Great seafood and meat options.

1  Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

As a group of 5 we all enjoyed the dining experience, great location and good food. Had Mahi Mahi and enjoyed it and everyone enjoyed their meal, not cheap but another good experience.

1  Thank dickb111
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We have been here many times before when the previous owners were there and were looking forward to it - This time we were not as pleased - setting is wonderful and the starters were good - however the service was chaotic - we had...More

1  Thank AlisonWUK
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Not as hard to find as people suggest if you use google maps and it's worth the effort. Unlike other places we've been to you can still see the view when it gets dark. All the tables are at the waters edge and under cover...More

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

It is not easy to find but certainly worth the search. Quaint lovely atmosphere that sits on the water with only the sounds of nature. The menu was chalkboard style with freshly prepared seafood or meats with sauce options. The food was delicious and none...More

Thank Heidi H
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

From the outside - was not expecting much. Turned out to be an excellent spot for a late lunch for us. Excellent preparation and presentation combined with local flavors. Very reasonable pricing and pleasant atmosphere once you get inside. Worth a stop if you are...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Great food at this restaurant on the vigie cove in Castries St. Lucia. Great service and drinks with a lovely view.

Thank RIDE C
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14 March 2017|
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Response from Stephen F | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Windjammer. It is about 20 minutes away if there is lttle traffic.
Lewis S
11 March 2017|
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Response from Ray D | Reviewed this property |
Longish ride, probably near 90 mins one way. About half the time is Marigot Bay with a spectacular view, pretty harbor and a couple good restaurants. We had our own car, so can't speak to costs of cab ride. We really... More
Lewis S
11 March 2017|
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Response from Maurice G | Reviewed this property |
Unlike many countries cabs fo not have meters so negotiating a awesome price within your budget is usually welcome by taxi operators who usually own their own cabs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Lucia  >  Castries Quarter  >  Castries
  • Phone Number: +1 758-452-5566
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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.
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