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The Great House at Nisbet Plantation

St. James Parish | Newcastle, Nevis
+1 869-469-9325
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, International, Contemporary
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
St. James Parish | Newcastle, Nevis
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While recently staying in Nevis, my wife and I had the pleasure of dining at the Great House. Beautiful historic old home and upon entering the front door you just feel the history. We were promptly seated on the porch with an incredible view of...More

Thank Nicholas H
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nicholas H, Thank you so much for your kind and glowing review! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the whole experience, including the tuna spread! W do in fact change the 'nightly spread': all of them lovely. I f future diners wish,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic and well-presented Great House. Dining experience was a disappointment. After an effusive welcome at the door we were ignored for virtually an hour. Had to pester the completely-disinterested bar staff to get dinner menu, order food, go through to restaurant. Dinner was fine, lovely...More

Thank Andy S
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Andy S If you are still on the island, I would welcome the opportunity to redeem ourselves: I am so sorry that we completely dropped the ball on this dinner: please accept my apologies: I would like to make it up to you. Best...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited The Great House for dinner on our last night. It's a little bit of a throw back to a gentle and gracious time. You are basically going to a beautiful home filled with large porches and tables to dine. Somehow is feels formal...More

Thank samanthab195
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear samanthab195, Firstly, thank you for coming. Secondly thank you for taking the time to review our Great House Restaurant. I think you have described the atmosphere and ambiance just right. The menu does grow in size and choice when 'in season': and it does...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018

First of all, yet another stunning view and atmosphere. This is lovely because it's on the Atlantic side with a great, cool breeze and spectacular waves and color to marvel at. My next observation was the friendliness and great service of the staff. The ladies...More

Thank laabis
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Dear laabis, Thank you so much! I am delighted that you enjoyed your Seabreeze experience. If you are still in Nevis, please do come by and try dinner in the Great House! All the best, Tim

Reviewed May 11, 2018

Allthough we were guests at the hotel, we had dinner here every night. Great location on the veranda, good food, plenty of choices for all tastes.

Thank amosite
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Dear Amosite, Thanks for staying, and for dining with us: and reporting good experiences! Best, Tim

Reviewed April 16, 2018

Nisbet is special. The history, the setting, the food, the beach, the staff - ALL are exceptional. Never have I known more friendly & helpful staff - happy to chat over the bar, but still totally professional and on it! We came for lunch and...More

1  Thank randomfairy
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Dear randomfairy, We love out team too! Please do come again soon. Best Tim

Reviewed April 9, 2018

We had 4 lunches at the beachside grill that were all delicious! A great presentation along with quality food that was very pleasing! Excellent coffee and drinks! The Great House for evening dinners simply charming! The unrushed atmosphere made every meal a delight! The staff...More

Thank Denise G
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Dear Denise G. Thank you for the lovely review of your dining experiences here! We hope to see you again, soon, Best Tim

Reviewed March 22, 2018

Spending a week in Nevis at Nisbet, we decided to invest in the meal plan instead of venturing out each night on our own. We have NEVER had better cuisine served to us on a vacation. And the staff was so friendly and engaging. It...More

Thank Ed M
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Dear Ed M, Thank you so mu for your very complimentary review of dinner in The Great House. I am so glad you enjoyed the entire experience. I shall pass on your kind comments! All the best, Tim

Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

This beachside restaurant at the gorgeous old Nisbet Plantation Hotel offers breakfast and lunch in an incomparable setting on the Atlantic. Juel, the awesome bartender, will fix you up with the ultimate cooler, a killer banana smoothie with rum.

Thank Gammie8
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Dear Gammie8, Great shout out for our DSeaBreeze Bar, and Juel: both are terrific! Many thanks, Tim

Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

The Great House has a terrific atmosphere at night. We went there for dinner on our last night on the island. The food was very good - my husband had the salmon appetizer and the eggplant parmesan, and I had the salad and the curry...More

1  Thank bluesea182
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Dear blusea182, Thank you for writing about your dining experience with us at The Great House. Please do come again Best, Tim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$70
Cuisine
American, Seafood, International, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. James Parish | Newcastle, Nevis
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  Nevis
  • Phone Number: +1 869-469-9325
  • E-mail
Description
The Great House serves a variety of innovative island fare on a menu that changes daily. The beautifully restored Great House, which dates back to 1778, provides an elegant backdrop for an enjoyable evening meal at Nisbet Plantation. Dine indoors in one of the only air-conditioned restaurants on Nevis or al fresco under candlelight on the verandah.
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