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The Coal Pot

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Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
+1 758-452-5566
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06:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

The setting at the Coal Pot is rather quite nice, tranquil and tucked away. The food was good, wouldn't say outstanding. The service can be a bit pushy for you to eat & drink more and the prices.... well they are Caribbean style. I would say go, but don't eat a lot (unless you're ready for the bill). It's a... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

Coal Pot is a place and name to remember. The food was great, very intimate setting with good enough service.

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Castries, St. Lucia
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

You will sit practically on the water and enjoy an excellent French-creole cuisine which is consistently good every time. One of my favourite restaurants on St. Lucia with a menu that features selections like Calalloo soup, creole chicken and freshly caught fish with mouth watering local herbs and spices. You will definitely not feel like leaving this tranquil, waterside dining... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

We have been to the Coal Pot since it opened many, many year ago. The reason we find it to be unexpectedly lovely is that the road that leads to the restaurant would make one think they are not going to a fine dining establishment. It surprises you as it opens to a small lagoon, is candlelit, and small and... More 

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Castries, St. Lucia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Great atmosphere delicious food friendly wait staff. They also do lunch which is great also. Go with friends or a romantic dinner it just great.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times over the years. This occasion did not live up to expectations. The setting is stunning and quite romantic. The menu is much as we recalled. The wine list was ok too.I had the crab starter (very nice ) and the jumbo shrimp, in my view, not so jumbo. I requested creole sauce on... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014

Shrimp cocktail followed by steak. Absolutely delicious. Lovely setting. Great service. Beautiful pottery to purchase by Michelle Elliott.

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

we ate here our first night on St Lucia and it was a perfect choice. The view at sunset was charming, being right in the harbor at Castres. Not cheap, but the food was excellent and we were given time to enjoy the ambiance and watch the fish 5 feet away.

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

Everything about this place is amazing! The food is incredible and the atmosphere is quaint and local. I would not want to miss this restaurant. If I could only choose one place to eat in St. Lucia I would pick The Coal Pot. The fish is fresh, mussels are amazing and the pumpkin soup is delicious. Add this restaurant to... More 

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Castries, St. Lucia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

We loved it. Would highly recommend. Great seafood and service. Enjoyed everything about it. Try the crab.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 75
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?