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Lion Rock Beach Bar and Grill

€€ - €€€Caribbean, ,
Cockleshell Beach, Basseterre, St. Kitts
+1 869-663-8711
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut salad” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (28 reviews)
“chicken” (19 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 16:00All hours
Caribbean, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
Cockleshell Beach, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 3 September 2017

I love eating local food at local places, but this place feels dirty, and there is no visible kitchen where the food is prepared. The bathroom behind the restaurant is dirty.

Thank tkwitt
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Went there with our family for the day. Our taxi driver took us here as he said it was much cheaper and better than some of the other places along the beach. Beach is great, much better than where we were at the Marriott. Paid...More

1  Thank Aaron D
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I had the pleasure of meeting The Lion, Ras Jahbada, who makes some of the best BBQ Sauce in the Caribbean! I never leave this island without a few bottles to bring back home to Canada. If you love to BBQ, you have to try...More

1  Thank Vaughn F
Reviewed 22 April 2017

very funky, killer views, on the beach, leave your hat and they nail it to a rafter. cold beers, laid back atmosphere like in the old days of beach bars.

Thank bob a
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Quite possibly the best meal I've had in the Caribbean thus far. Lion and Angela are great hosts in their quaint ocean front establishment. The beer and rum punch are cold and the food is made fresh. You also can't beat the view. There are...More

1  Thank MrsRuh
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Family owned and operated bar and restaurant. Simple and wonderful food. 6 options (fish, shrimp, ribs, 2 chicken dishes and a vegetarian version). Ribs to die for... Lion and his family will make you feel at home. Excelent Rum punch, beer is always cold and...More

Thank 1Raro
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is the spot we tell all of our cruising friends to visit if they have only one day in St. Kitts. Lion's is located on Cockleshell Beach (in between Reggae Beach Bar and Spice Mill). It is on the tip of the island facing...More

Thank MinnesotaMamaSt_Paul
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We love this bar, which is always fun and friendly. The local food is good, fresh and plenty, with good ribs, jerk chicken, and all the 'provisions'. However, they only open when the cruise ships are in, so need to check!

Thank ankefreeman
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Located next to the much more upmarket Spice Mill. After a warm welcome, we rented two chairs and an umbrella for US$10 on a wide stretch of Cockleshell beach. Lion's punch was delicious. Staff let us know that lunch would be served at 1 o'clock,...More

Thank TorontoWineguy
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Best ribs in St.Kitts, enough said. Cool spot and awesome local food. Will always return here, have been going for years.

Thank michaelkavintel
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.05 km away
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Nearby Attractions
St.Kitts Water Sports
327 reviews
.35 km away
Lion Rock Beach Bar
23 reviews
.05 km away
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Cockleshell Beach
867 reviews
.27 km away
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John R
4 August 2016|
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Response from Jeff D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the taxi fare is $20 each way
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cockleshell Beach, Basseterre, St. Kitts
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  St. Kitts  >  Basseterre
  • Phone Number: +1 869-663-8711
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