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The Coal Pot

Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
+1 758-452-5566
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“kingfish” (29 reviews)
“mussels” (18 reviews)
“callaloo soup” (11 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are lucky enough to return to St Lucia on vacation every summer and we always fit in a trip to the Coal Pot. The menu hasn't changed in 10 years however the quality of food and service is still outstanding. Hue choice of fresh...More

Thank Felicity G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a little packed but delicious food and great customer service. Prices are a bit ridiculously high tho

Thank outdoornatural
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travel to St Lucia every year and always visit the Coal Pot. We have had some excellent meals there with friends. The sea food is particularly good! Situated by the water, the decor is lovely - the crockery is hand made and designed by...More

Thank Naomi B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant one evening with a party of 12. The location is beautiful and the food is great albeit a little more expensive thank most of the other restaurants on the island. Really worth a visit

Thank Sheraton_64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always fresh, always delicious. We go often for lunch and the staff are always pleasant and accommodating (we rarely make advance reservations). The mussels or coquil st. jacques (possibly incorrect spelling 🙈)are my favorites to start followed by the dorado with creole sauce and finally...More

Thank Ann R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, always a pleasure to come to Coal pot Was there many times but will never go back. We both felt only like a salad. $180 for our salads. Never again. Chef, thanks for taking us for a ride.

Thank amoussac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch with friends there last week. The restaurant is off the beaten track but well worth the drive. We sat in the shade at a table right next to the water with a view over Castries harbour. The server was delightful and the food...More

Thank Admiralpeter
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for my mums birthday. The location is lovely, we sat right on the waters edge and even spotted a sting ray. The food was fantastic and staff were lovely! Would highly recommend!

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Staying at an all-inclusive resort but we ventured out several nights for dinner. This place was by far the best. Food was extremely fresh and delicious very good wine list, outstanding service. Andrea and Sharner are the best staff imaginable. They went out of their...More

1  Thank Cobo212
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We were greeted by friendly hostess and lovely server and seated next to water. I appreciated the table setups, dishes created perhaps by local artist. Menu was wonderfully extensive. Waitress was friendly and helpful! We shared the warm goat cheese salad (lunch size was perfect...More

1  Thank Patricia M
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14 March 2017|
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Response from Stephen F | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Windjammer. It is about 20 minutes away if there is lttle traffic.
Lewis S
11 March 2017|
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Response from Ray D | Reviewed this property |
Longish ride, probably near 90 mins one way. About half the time is Marigot Bay with a spectacular view, pretty harbor and a couple good restaurants. We had our own car, so can't speak to costs of cab ride. We really... More
Lewis S
11 March 2017|
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Response from Maurice G | Reviewed this property |
Unlike many countries cabs fo not have meters so negotiating a awesome price within your budget is usually welcome by taxi operators who usually own their own cabs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Lucia  >  Castries Quarter  >  Castries
  • Phone Number: +1 758-452-5566
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Fish and seafood specialties restaurant on water front at Vigie Cove, Chef Xavier Ribot has lead this charming restaurant for 15 years offering french and Caribbean cuisine.
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