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Sitar Indian Restaurant

2nd Street | St. James, Holetown, Barbados
+1 246-432-2248
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“curries” (12 reviews)
“vindaloo” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2nd Street | St. James, Holetown, Barbados
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little Indian restaurant they are few and far between in Barbados we visit every year as curry fans. Pleasant staff and food very good reasonable prices and good value

Thank Aly P
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic find! Been coming to Barbados for 12 years and only just discovered this restaurant! The food is very authentic and high quality. The service was excellent and the owner totally charming. If you are used to top quality Indian Cuisine then this...More

Thank Jackie K
MangerM, Owner at Sitar Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Jackie and Robert, it was our pleasure to have you at the restaurant. We really appreciate you acknowledging our authenticity and attention to detail. You will be clients for a long time now I’m sure. Your travels to India has given you those fine tastes...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Well as an Indian I often read peoples reviews who don't really know what Indian food is supposed to taste like as many people around the world have been duped by half hearted curries developed for mass production, even in restaurants! I was surprised how...More

Thank superraxx
MangerM, Manager at Sitar Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi Superaxx. Thank you for ur post. It gives me great pleasure to receive comments on the authenticity of our cuisine. Our family prides itself on​ maintaining our recipes and flavours inspite of the forces for Fusion tastes and for Anglo curries. We will do...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Don't even bother going there poor service. Waiting for near an hour for starters and without any acknowledgement etcMore

Thank Raj N
Management response:Responded 2 October 2017

Raj N. we are disappointed that you felt it necessary to leave a nasty comment. You would have seen that the restaurant was extremely busy and that we were not able to seat you without reservation. We tried to accommodate you later but it was...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017

This place is very cozy n intimate place to eat the service is excellent n the food is wonderful I love it would definitely go there again for dinner

Thank Beachchairs Fit... S
Management response:Responded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your 5 star review! Nothing makes our night more than hearing you enjoyed your dinner with us. See you next time :)

Reviewed 19 September 2017

I love Indian food so I HAD to try out this restaurant. They have specials on from Wednesday to Friday. We went on a Wednesday and the place was near packed. The food was so tasty and value for money. The staff were pleasant and...More

Thank CJHolder
Management response:Responded 21 September 2017

Thank you for your review, coming from a true Indian food lover like yourself! Our entire team, from our servers to our chefs take pride in making sure you have the best experience at Sitar so when we receive reviews like this our whole team...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic curry. I'm a revaluation traveller to India and this was spot on matching their currys unlike what we get at home ! Expensive as everything is here but completely worth it. Staff lovely . Nothing was too much trouble and we felt very welcome....More

Thank Leisha B
Management response:Responded 19 September 2017

Hi Leisha, Thank you for your awesome review. We pride ourself on our authentic Indian flavours so when a true foodie traveller (who has been to India), like yourself, appreciates our authenticity it truly makes our day! We hope to welcome you again in the...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is running a 50% discount special on Wednesdays during the month of September. My husband and I decided to take advantage of this and are glad we did. The food and service were both great. We will definitely return again. I highly recommend...More

Thank bajan_tourist
Management response:Responded 17 September 2017

Thank you for you're review and recommendation. We are glad to hear you were pleased with our food and service. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed our dinner there. Food was tasty and staff was very friendly. Will revisit in the near future.

Thank Andrew F
Management response:Responded 17 September 2017

Hi Andrew, Glad to hear you enjoyed your dinner with us. Thank you for the review, see hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 September 2017

After 9 days on the island, we were all ready for a curry & this place did not disappoint in any way. The service was great from the start, it was our waitress’s first night & she did a fantastic job making us feel very...More

Thank Stephen B
Management response:Responded 6 September 2017

Hi Stephen, Thank you so much for your 5 star review and positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed our food, service and value. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to Barbados. See you then!

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Response from 22DickN | Reviewed this property |
According to Google Maps it's a 10 min drive by car (5.6km)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd Street | St. James, Holetown, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish  >  Holetown
  • Phone Number: +1 246-432-2248
Sitar offers the best of North & South Indian cuisine - from the tantalising tandoori to rich creamy kormas. Naan bread is served fresh from the tandoor oven and there are many vegetarian options. Sip a cocktail at the Sitar bar while you nibble on tasty small bites. After dining in the comfort of the AC feel free to smoke the hookah on the balcony overlooking the most popular street on the west coast. Expect an unforgettable culinary experience served with warm indian hospitality.
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