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The Coal Pot

Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
+1 758-452-5566
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kingfish” (32 reviews)
“mussels” (19 reviews)
“callaloo soup” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
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Reviewed yesterday

We were here with great friends who knew the area well, and they couldn't wait for us to go with them. We were delighted, and had a wonderful evening. This is owned by the same people who own and run The Pink Plantation (also a...More

Thank MontTexas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant ambiance is comfortable open air surrounded with trees and facing marina. The food taste good and presentation is nice.

Thank hui88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Coal Pot is apparently owned by the same people who own The Pink Plantation. But I’m just not sure the food here offers quite the same value for money. The waterfront location is charming. There’s a good fish menu, but there were a few...More

Thank Michael399
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Our tour guide Marie recommended this out of the way restaurant and I am glad she did. The ambiance was cozy and the food was delicious. It might seem a little pricey but what isn't in St. Lucia. They ONLY serve fish that is in...More

Thank Ruthgarza
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We visited Coal Pot based on a recommendation from a famous chef for its unique dining experience. The restaurant is actually on a dock over a marina waterfront. The menu came with countless options. We enjoyed the pumpkin and callaloo soup, calamari, and dorado and...More

Thank Bmoney21
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I have had lunch at this restaurant on several occasions and the menu is absolutly fantastic. I have never had a bad experience and absolutly love their seafood options!

Thank cj7582018
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Had dinner, awesome food preparation. Waterfront seating, great service. Absolutely one of the best on the island.

Thank coachjr47
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Staff was friendly and helpful but the food was just ok. For a highly recommended and relatively expensive restaurant we were disappointed. The fish was over cooked and dry and the water, which provided a beautiful setting, smelled. I wouldn’t go back given the option.

Thank Thrash2013
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, wide selection, great service. At the end of a very narrow street by the water surrounded by rundown buildings, but once in the restaurant you overlook an inland dock and it’s quite beautiful.

Thank Gerhardt K
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We have been coming to the restaurant for many years and as always the standard of food is very high. The menu doesn't change and I quite enjoy that as I look forward to the onion soup and delicious sauces that accompany the main course....More

Thank Polly08
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Sally F
1 February 2018|
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Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
coal pot has its own bar,,its about 10 minutes away from the city of castries where you can find lots of bars.and 5 minutes or less from the airport...The best part of it being isolated is your privacy...
18 November 2017|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
Hello there unfortunately cooking Caribbean food is kind of an art you could use the exact food and seasonings to the letter and it might still not taste the same tried to achieve he same taste as what my mother and... More
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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