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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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6:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
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Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

Came here twice, once with family and once with friends. Both times the staff were really friendly and personal. The food was incredible. Everything was cooked perfectly and the portion sizes were great. The restaurant is a little hard to find but most taxi drivers...More

Thank FMT00091
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Eating phenomenal food on the edge of the water. What could be better? This was one of the pricier places we ate but it stands out as one of our very special and romantic dinners.

Thank barbaralR6640GT
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

We booked a table for 2 for Sunday evening February 8. We mentioned our wedding anniversary in the booking request. We were asked to come at 7pm. Our taxi was early to pick us up so we arrived at 6.50pm. We discussed with our driver...More

Thank debraakfrance
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Our group of 12 ate dinner at the Coal Pot in Vigie Cove on a Sunday evening. (Yes, they are open on Sunday evenings, even though the website didn’t say so.) Unfortunately, it was already dark when we arrived (sunset was at 6:13) so we...More

1  Thank Caroline171
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This restaurant is a required stop for anyone visiting St. Lucia - you won't regret it. Make reservations well in advance to get a waterside table on the night you desire. Very romantic evening. The waves lapping at our feet and the gentle breezes as...More

1  Thank Russ_Riddell
Reviewed 13 March 2015

We have visited the Coal Pot for 15 years and they have not disappointed again. We asked that the tuna and barracuda be cooked medium rare and the dishes arrived moist and delicious. Sauces for the fish were served on the side and complemented the...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 12 March 2015

It was a birthday treat and none of us could find any fault with the evening. Porche the waitress was very friendly; cocktails were faultless, food was delicious. Special mention to the ginger sauce. The desert was delicious, the best we tasted on the island....More

Thank katharinejg
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Loved the food, service, atmosphere, in a hidden cove that felt like a special hideaway. Lots of food choices, attentive to food allergies and dietary issues and in the same price category as most high-end restaurants on the island - which is to say pricey...More

Thank nypoppa
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We had heard from other travelers about trying the Coal Pot before leaving St. Lucia. Since it was my fiancé' 62nd Birthday, we decided to celebrate here. The restaurant has the open air setting and the water laps up on the concrete foundation. Even with...More

Thank Kcope77355
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We ate here for the third time (ever) again last week. The food, service and ambiance is hard to beat in St. Lucia. The meal was consistently very good and the overall experience was very positive. The only downsides were they were out of Red...More

Thank HBeachTraveler
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18 November 2017|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
Hello there unfortunately cooking Caribbean food is kind of an art you could use the exact food and seasonings to the letter and it might still not taste the same tried to achieve he same taste as what my mother and... More
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.
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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
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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
Groups, Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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