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Watermelon Cottage

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Olveston, Montserrat
+1 664-491-5305
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner at the Watermelon Cottage is a must when visiting Montserrat! The food, beautiful atmosphere, and company are perfect for Saturday night entertainment. Owner and chef Trevor graciously accommodated me for dinner even after his other reservations were switched to a different day and I ended up being the only party of the evening (not surprising as I was visiting... More 

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Thank Catie O
watermeloncottage, Owner at Watermelon Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind remarks. I look forward to seeing you back at Watermelon. More 

Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017

chairs very uncomfortable for sitting in since our meal took so long. service was bad, we were offered only one drink. it was full and only one person cooking / serving. meal was not home cooked all processed food. potatoes wegges were from bagged with orange salt on them. steak that was broiled not grilled. desert was a pre made... More 

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Thank caribbeangirl01
watermeloncottage, Owner at Watermelon Cottage, responded to this review

I am sorry that your evening at Watermelon was such a terrible disappointment. I was given no indication by you that you were not happy, if you had done so I would have compensated you in some way. The least being I certainly would have changed your ‘very uncomfortable’ chair (the only time I have heard this comment from a... More 

Rosetown, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The place was full as went for a fun evening for Valentines Supper -- good food and hospitable owners. Reasonably priced and a quiet and relaxing atmosphere -- no need to rush through the evening as we were on "island time"

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Thank MIN5
watermeloncottage, Owner at Watermelon Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review. I am happy that you enjoyed your evening and the ambience of Watermelon. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Our evening at Watermelon Cottage was the perfect way to wrap up our stay on Montserrat. On recommendation from our family, we spent the last night of our vacation there for dinner. Trevor's hospitality along with the ambiance of this magical spot is something we will always treasure.

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Thank Donna W
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We tagged along for dinner with some new acquaintances and really enjoyed the food and experience. The owner, Trevor, becomes part of your group by interacting with everyone. Dinner took about 2 hours but mainly because we were all talking with Trevor while he was cooking. I don't know how he managed it. He has a small house-like setting that... More 

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Thank Bruce S
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Trevor who runs and owns watermelon cottage,is both Chef and raconteur,we ate well and laughed hard, helped along by a few Gin and Tonics. Open mainly in the holiday season late Nov to March time, it is well worth a visit to enjoy the food and tastefully decorated restaurant and of course Trevor's many and funny story's.

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Thank Andrew L
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

Conveniently located but the minute you walk through the gate you'll feel like you are in a remote rainforrest. Trevor was an amazing host, bar tender, chef and decorator extraordinaire. Loved the stories he shared about his world travels and art - we ruly felt like guests in his home and the food was great.

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Thank Kerry M M
Port Charlotte, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The Watermelon Cottage is simply stunning. You are immersed in the rainforest, while being served excellent food and drink. And to top it off, Trevor, the owner is wonderfully gracious. So good that we're going back again during our visit. Jackie O

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This place was AMAZING! The owner was so sweet and really set the tone for a romantic evening. We were on our honeymoon and it was our 3rd day on the island. Do not miss this place! It is gorgeous and the food is delicious! Make sure to call ahead for a reservation.

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Thank kristen S
sailing
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We had a wonderful time and a very tasty meal cooked by Trevor and enjoyed his high end cuisine in a setting that inspires more questions than it answers~!! Trevor's taste is impeccable and exquisite -- he has arranged his very intimate restaurant in such a way that one's eyes never rest from his art, gathered over the years and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, International
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Olveston, Montserrat
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Montserrat  >  Olveston
  • Phone Number: +1 664-491-5305

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?