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Caribbean Kitchen at Castara Retreats

Northside Road, Castara, Tobago
+1 868-687-7711
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (17 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Northside Road, Castara, Tobago
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1 - 10 of 266 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent food topped only by the view of Castara Bay. Lunch was catch of the day, snapper, and jerk chicken. Sides of Caribbean cole slaw, potato wedges and salad. Everything was beyond good. Service was good and prices were reasonable. May have been the best...More

Thank BrightFlight
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Rum & Raisen ice cream & real rum ! Food lovely View amazing & another picture opportunity for Castara bay & The Naturalist Beautiful Steep walk up to restaurant Service great as well Only restaurant with menu in village

Thank Roesmetravel E
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Enjoyed a few meals here whilst staying at Castara Retreats. The fresh fish red snapper was great , nice sides but no other fresh fish option on offer during our two week stay which was a shame. White Pinot perfectly ok pricey at £25, but...More

Thank LillyWales
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the off chance while driving around Tobago. The views were amazing as was the setting on the side of a mountain. Friendly staff met us and explained that due to circumstances outside their control only a small part of the menu...More

Thank danj87877
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We ate here most nights during our stay at Castara Retreats and loved every meal. The service from the friendly and accommodating staff was always exceptional and watching the magnificent sunsets and the humming birds was idyllic.

Thank ALISON B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I stayed at the hotel for three nights and ate here for two of them. The lamb curry and Margarita's....you need nothing else...well maybe there fennel cabbage..hmmmmm If they had a cook book I'd be buying multiple copies!

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Castara. We arrived at the hotel after 4 and found the restaurant having happy hour (2 for 1 of the same kind) from 5-6. We enjoyed a few delicious rum concoctions made by Kareem. Followed drinks with a delicious...More

Thank TouristaDeTejas
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Small, open air restaurant with gorgeous views of Castara bay. Go at sunset, if possible. We loved watching the hummingbirds and other birds while waiting for our food. The dishes we tried were quite good. My husband and I share the fishcakes appetizer, which consisted...More

Thank suometar
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Castara Retreats is really a TOP location (see my separate review of this). During our stay with the entire family we had diner in the caribbean restaurant of the lodge and loved it so much that we returned the day after. The kitchen is gorgeous...More

Thank MoorselBay6972
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The restaurant is located on the Castara Retreat's compound, an has an amazing view of the Castara Bay. On evenings they have a cocktail special, which you can sip on and enjoy the sunset, and the birds. It's all wooden and very rustic. The food...More

Thank Sarita E
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Natasha R
10 October 2017|
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Response from CirencesterBear | Reviewed this property |
There was no lobster when we were there in May last year. But we did have lobster in the restaurant in The little bay. Not brilliant though. The food at The Carribean Kitchen is gorgeous and you couldn't have a more amazing... More
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Jane H
23 March 2017|
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Response from grace1381 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not sure if they accept the credit cards at the Castara Retreats. It is safer just to have cash (just in case that they didn't accept the card). We paid cash in all the restaurants in Castara. As far as prices, the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northside Road, Castara, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Castara
  • Phone Number: +1 868-687-7711
  • E-mail
Description
Open daily from 11am-10pm. For reservations call 687-7711. Castara Retreats Scenic Restaurant with spectacular views of the beach and ocean, on our terraced pavilion deck. We offer a range of home-made foods from fresh fish and quality steak to hand-made ravioli and interesting vegetarian options. We offer a choice of inventive starters including fishcakes, salads and chilled soups, and popular desserts such as chocolate mousse and passionfruit cheesecake. We have a range of cocktails, cold beers, fine wines, Italian coffees, and home-made juices. Our restaurant is rapidly gaining a reputation for good food and a warm welcome where guests can take a break, eat and drink, take in the spectacular views and sunsets and observe the wonderful hummingbirds as they display on our feeders.
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