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The Coal Pot

Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
+1 758-452-5566
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“kingfish” (29 reviews)
“mussels” (18 reviews)
“callaloo soup” (11 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Seraphine Road, Castries 00124, St. Lucia
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

This spot is almost impossible to find but well worth the effort. Once you get there, you are seated right next to a narrow branch of the bay that Castries sits on. The owner is also a locally renowned potter and the serving ware is...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Loved the location outside right on the water, very comfortable, beautiful surroundings and artwork, the servers were very helpful with suggestions, and the food was plentiful and absolutely delicious!

Thank Kathy V
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We had the Kingfish entre' and Croquet St. Jaques appetizer. Absolutely out standing the fish was tender and the side dishes, rice and beans, veg, salad were beautiful. Excellent wait staff. Had fresh Tammerine Juice! What a treat. this is a must visit.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 28 June 2014

We have been visiting this restaurant for about nine years and we are never disappointed. It is one of two of our favorites.

Thank James C
Reviewed 20 June 2014

We chose to eat here for the final night of our honeymoon on this wonderful Caribbean island. We knew the restaurant had a great reputation, and was known particularly for its sauces and artwork (created by the owner). We were not disappointed on either account....More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Huge platters of delicious creole food are served waterside. You find yourself being lulled into the island vibe when suddenly a jet lands at the airport next door or a helicopter shudders overhead - which just adds to the charm of the place. Pretty colorful...More

Thank misticana
Reviewed 8 June 2014

River side setting, fab food and stunning artworks by Michelle Elliott . An excellent evening venue local to Castries

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

The Coal Pot is a hidden local gem frequented by business men at lunch time. We had lunch there at the recommendation of our Realtor. It's a bit difficult to find but worth the search. I had the pumpkin soup and goat-cheese salad. My husband...More

Thank Kennedy3
Reviewed 30 May 2014 via mobile

An excellent place for an atmospheric, waterside dining experience. Certainly one of the best, if not the best, meal we've had while in St. Lucia. Make sure you reserve a table by the waterfront. Staff were very attentive and the food was fantastic. Fish dishes,...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Coalpot is a must on my annual visits to St Lucia. From the warm welcome when you find this hidden treasure to the farewell, the experience is memorable. Michelle had insured her staff makes you feel as if you are visiting friends. By the end...More

Thank Maureen L
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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.
Lewis S
11 March 2017|
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Response from Ray D | Reviewed this property |
Longish ride, probably near 90 mins one way. About half the time is Marigot Bay with a spectacular view, pretty harbor and a couple good restaurants. We had our own car, so can't speak to costs of cab ride. We really... More
Lewis S
11 March 2017|
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Response from Maurice G | Reviewed this property |
Unlike many countries cabs fo not have meters so negotiating a awesome price within your budget is usually welcome by taxi operators who usually own their own cabs.
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Restaurant Details

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