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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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Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, International, Contemporary
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
St. James Parish | Newcastle, Nevis
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there during low season we had a table in the sand and beautiful white sands beaches on both sides . The umbrellas protected us from the sun . We listened and the waves gently rolled in and out . Prefect food ,simple appetizers...More

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

Dear Anthony D, Thanks so much for the great review of your lunch. I too love the mahi mahi taquitos! Do come back for more? Best, Tim

Reviewed October 3, 2018

My wife and I went to the managers evening on a Tuesday. You name it and it was on the buffet, and delicious. Well be back.

Thank kenneth c
Tim T, General Manager at The Great House at Nisbet Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Dear kenneth c, Thank you for your positive review. All the best Tim

Reviewed August 6, 2018 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 August 8, 2018

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 July 30, 2018

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 July 31, 2018

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 July 17, 2018

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 July 19, 2018

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$70
Cuisine
American, Seafood, International, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, 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, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
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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