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Set in an 1750 old cellar on pigeon island national land mark The bar restaurant grill is open from 11 am till late 7 days a week Creole food with a twist and great beers Available for parties and BBQ and weddings also
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed August 27, 2020 via mobile

In this time of Covid we are starting to appreciate more and more the type of establishment where we can feel relaxed, Barnacles does just that. We visited a few days ago and enjoyed a beautiful meal in quiet surroundings without the stressful feeling that...is associated with these times. Barnacles has more of a feeling of a country pub rather than the usual noisy bar type atmosphere that St Lucia normally has. My wife and I felt relaxed, confortable and safe. The food and service were excellent, the atmosphere perfect. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 22, 2020 via mobile

Rocking Saturday, DJ Gary excellent, Ribs and chips with Mac ‘ n cheese.... ice cold beers!! Fantastic! So happy COVID protocol in place, keeping my favorite restaurant open! Seriously the place to be, consistently great food and great service!!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 7, 2020 via mobile

Wow! Best curry crab and fish n chips !! Ever! So happy Barnicles is open ! I had the best fish and chips in years! The crab taster was just sublime. A pita and humus bar snack just fantastic even if humus is not my...thing! The covid protocol, the sanitation station, bar cleaning was perfect making us feel safe! I’m thinking Sunday is octopus time... yummMore

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 25, 2020

In spite of saying I'd never go I was persuaded by a friend to give Barnacles a try and I must say it was a pleasurable experience which encourages me to write a more positive review than my previous one. It is atmospheric, in a...cave like cellar with wonderful views. It's rustic but charming and patron/Chef Didier is a likeable and unusual character who can tell you much about the island. The menu is understandably limited but what there is, is good. I'd definitely go back when next in St. Lucia.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

This place is a must for any visitors to Rodney Bay and Gros Inlet. barnacles is in the basement of the old and historic British Officers Mess which sits just inside the entrance to Pigeon Island. Not only do you get to see inside this...historic building but they serve food and drink. surprisingly this place is not a tourist trap, it is run by Didier and Lisa and serves great food and drinks and the host are very friendly and make time to chat with the patrons. My wife and I had the crab curry which was absolutely fantastic and had a rather unique flavor, if you have this dish be prepared to get very messy but it’s worth it. It’s worth calling to make sure they are open plus if you go during the day it’s 10 dollars US to enter the park so plan to do the park and have lunch at Barnacles or go to park after 5 and it’s free entry.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

Where to begin !! Didier and Lisa are wonderful hosts... my partner and I had two fabulous lunches. Requested steak tartare and it was fantastic!!! See you again x Zahra

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 14, 2020

This little place on Pigeon Island is partly housed in old ruins restored. Drinks are very good and inexpensive as is the food. My wife had Curry Crabfor lunch. Delicious.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 14, 2020

I'd love to write a review because I've been hoping to try this restaurant for quite a while but, in spite of making a reservation for 4 people several days ahead, when we turned up on Sunday 9th Feb. it was closed. I phoned the...owner and got the usual apologies and would probably have been content to leave it at that. However, I since learnt from two other parties that they had had the same experience. This restaurant needs to know that a reservation is not an option. It is a commitment!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 8, 2020

I have had the best fish, ribs and banter with the the chefs and owners of Barnicles. Simply outstanding! Beautiful sea view set inside pigeon island national park. Alway a great place for consistently great food! My favorite muscles and chips is sublime.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 30, 2020 via mobile

Amazing food, great staff oh and the views were amazing! We stumbled upon this establishment and I have to say it was by far one of the best places we have been to!! 100% recommend!!!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Barnacles

Yes, Barnacles offers takeaway services.

Yes, Barnacles offers delivery services.

Barnacles is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5