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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%
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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 2 weeks ago

On or vacation to St Lucia, a fellow traveler recommended the Coal Pot as a must do. We originally went there on a Sunday night, but they were closed. The access road to the restaurant is narrow and rough and we were not sure we...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide brought us here for lunch. Although we expected good, this was excellent. The tuna nicoise was presented perfectly. The tuna was cooked to perfection, 2 seared tuna steaks. The lobster was excellent, sweet and tender. Served in a garlic lime sauce, taken out...More

Thank Rosedr25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just minutes walking from the Cruise terminal / Pointe Seraphine Duty free Shopping Center there is this great restaurant with a beautiful view, directly upon the water.

Thank EconoVision
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family enjoyed our farewell dinner here before heading back to the states. We loved the peaceful atmosphere here, on the water, beautiful pottery (which I wound up purchasing and taking home!) and of course - a wonderful meal. We loved the pumpkin soup, calamari,...More

Thank lisadunleavy2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t let the initial exterior appearance discourage you from trying this place. A few locals recommended going here for lunch and it turned out to be the best meal we had in St. Lucia! We loves the hand written menu, everything on the plate was...More

Thank ECdS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By the water. Great food. This is on the pricey end compared to your average grill - main courses from eastern Caribbean $73 and up. Really lovely quality food, great service, no sense of rush. Family friendly. Really enjoyed the Barracuda and Dorado fish entrees....More

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Coat Pot is a great restaurant but only known to the locals (who told us about it)! To find it, driving south from Choc Beach, proceed through 2 traffic circles, turn right on Seraphine road just between a soccer field and the George Charles...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although its hard to find, once your there its a classic unique place. The food and drinks were excellent. Be prepared to switch to island time and enjoy the views. We ate here twice while on the island, each time was a delicious meal.

Thank David A
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We love this restaurant! It is owned by the same people who own the Pink Plantation, so expect the same menu. We even had the same server at both locations! The food was amazing though and we ordered the same food at both locations. Loved...More

Thank mcmunden
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This hidden gem of a restaurant has wonderful Caribbean food. We had pumpkin Soup, fresh baked Bread and Creole fish. The food was delicious. The ambience is so romantic as you are literally sitting right near the water in Castries bay. you can literally see...More

Thank Aimee K
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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
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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