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Bananas

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Upper Hamilton Estate, Nevis
+1 869-469-1891
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a delicious meal in a beautiful, characterful setting with great hosts and a relaxing ambience.

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Thank Simon W
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great restaurant in every respect - food, staff, location, decorations - everything. I had the goat water and it was probably the best thing I ate while I was on Nevis. Their hot sauce changed my life! It was amazing. We loved the owner and her dogs (which stole the show in my families' opinion). The staff... More 

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Thank macj1012
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 1st time in Nevis and we really enjoyed our dinner at Bananas. My husband had the appetizer of Roquefort cheese with a balsamic pear that was amazing. Lamb shank and skirt steak as entrees followed by a manchego cheese plate & molton lava cake for dessert. The restaurant itself is charming either as a romantic dinner or... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of six that dined at Bananas on 18th November. It was our second visit and the first in the evening when we were able to see the sunset from the roof terrace - beautiful. The service and personal attention from Gillian Smith and her team was excellent, informal but efficient - a combination sometimes difficult to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit to Nevis would not be complete without dinner at Bananas. Excellent service, very tasty food and a 'perfect gin and tonic' which was indeed perfect. The menu was varied but not quite what I expected from a restaurant listed as $$$$ but the wahoo in red curry sauce that I had was delicious. I thought the return taxi... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great cocktails all home made apart from the rum punch which I am told was excellent. Food was good, staff friendly and a great ambiance with the help of the crickets.

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Thank Anita t
Barnstable, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing and hidden gem of an eatery. The ride up the hill was like a mini adventure. We had a 7:30p dinner reservation. (Reservations are highly recommended at most restaurants on Nevis) Party of 4 ( mom, dad, my boyfriend & I). They meet you in the parking lot with an escort with a flashlight who accompanies you... More 

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Thank AMCCC
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an excellent evening dinner at Bananas with four of my good friends thanks to Gillian and her wonderful staff. The walk along the path to the restaurant is intriguing and we were warmly greeted once we arrived. After the perfect mojito, we were seated on the veranda overlooking the gardens. I had the savory lamb shanks-my first time... More 

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Thank DaveEye
Arlington, Virginia, United States
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found Bananas after exhausting the limited dining options at the Four Seasons on Nevis. Too bad we didn't find it sooner! Bananas would make my top 10 list of restaurants anywhere, not just on the tiny enclave of Nevis. Set on a hillside, surrounded by lush gardens, Bananas is open air, like many restaurants in the Caribbean, but feels... More 

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Thank Ken B
gstringgourmet, Owner at Bananas, responded to this review

Thank you....appreciate the fact that you did not mention the lack of fresh mushrooms !!! So Happy you enjoyed ! Gillian More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always love dinner Bananas - whether it's a grown up night out or dinner with the kids. Great food, great service, great setting and alway consistent. It's just a great vibe! The menu always has the right favorites and also delicious new things as well. Great value. Gillian's staff is terrific - and it's an extra treat when she is... More 

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Thank Jennie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Hamilton Estate, Nevis
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  Nevis
  • Phone Number: +1 869-469-1891
Description
Situated on the edge of the Rainforest Bananas is casual fun dining in a magical setting. We take our food very seriously but it is good home cooking prepared by hard working local ladies, not fancy or Gourmet.. However our menu is very creative and we use only fresh ingredients and where possible free range organic produce and meats. We have Magnificent Sunset views from our Firefly lounge and a superb selection of cocktails and old rums and a small selection of cuban Cigars.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?