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Royal Palm Restaurant

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Ottley's Village, Basseterre, St. Kitts
+1 869-465-7234
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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After having the restaurant highly recommended we had dinner here. It was a "special" menu for Valentines Day. My duck was just ok with lots of noodles and my husband's seafood dish also used a large amount of noodles. His soup was very good. It was a long cab ride from our hotel for an okay dinner.

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Strathdon, United Kingdom
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405 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Location, location is the beginning. It is lovely though not close at hand. The gardens were a joy. We found the menu interesting and the resultant meal just what was required. So sorry we did not have time to linger,

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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409 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I, and another couple, spent a week here, and we all had dinner here every night -- why? There's no better restaurant in St. Kitts. We all skipped the meal plan at Ottley's only because four courses each dinner was simply too much for us -- we all wound up ordering an appetizer and a main at... More 

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Fort Collins
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch at Ottley's and, if one wanted to get away from the crowds in a beautiful setting, this would be the place. The food and drinks were good but only saw the Plantation from afar but it looked beautiful and guests told us service and setting were lovely. It is a 30 minute ride from all the rest of... More 

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Usually, those three words don't go together. However, this place is the exception. A truly wonderful dining experience. The location is if I have a 20 minute ride from the airport but you enter a whole different world. This is a classic plantation on a hill. Get there early, while there is still light, so you can walk the grounds,... More 

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a relaxing Sunday Brunch No Brunch just a short menu with very limited choice food okay but waitress seemed to not want us to hang around food very much old school needs updating.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best dining experience. Quiet, delicious, and romantic! The views were tremendous. Get their a little early to walk around the plantation, during the daylight.

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Thank bakery44
MgmtAtOttleys, Owner at Royal Palm Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear bakery44- We are very pleased that you enjoyed your meal, the setting and our valued staff. We look forward to hosting you next time you are on our beautiful island. If you would like to come back soon, we have some remarkable special offers this winter! More 

McHenry, Illinois
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108 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

On our last day we went here for brunch before our flight. Limited menu but delicious food. Highly recommend the lobster salad - because it comes with something I have never had before. Banana fritters. To die for. Eggs Benedict was also fantastic. I would pass on the fish taco. Too small.

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Thank John N
MgmtAtOttleys, Owner at Royal Palm Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear John N Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your Brunch. Happy to offer you your first Banana Fritter.... we do all sorts of delicious sweet and savory fritters. People rarely state that our portions are small. Our surroundings and our philosophy is that of abundance. You have given us reason to liaise... More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We came here on our last night on the island with another couple we met at outlet hotel. Beautiful location with what we heard are great views but we were there at night. Food was great, service was great and the owner stopped by to make sure everything was to our liking. A must do if you visit St. Kitts.... More 

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Thank depilot
MgmtAtOttleys, Owner at Royal Palm Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello "Admiral Sylvia" Thank you for sharing your comments on tripadvisor. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your last night on our beautiful and very spacial island. We are thrilled that you were happy with you meal, the serving and took the time to mention our phenomenal staff. ... and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting you. Hope to see you... More 

London, Canada
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153 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Dining at Royal Palm restaurant is always a first class experience. We travel to St Kitts often and always include a visit to Ottley's as a must!! The Royal Palm is indeed a five star restaurant , one that never disappoints. On our most recent visit we had a beautiful fish plate with local produce. We have always enjoyed the... More 

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Thank Martha D
MgmtAtOttleys, General Manager at Royal Palm Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Martha D Thank you for posting your comments and for being a treasured repeat customer. We aim to please and we are so happy that we have gotten it "right" consistently for you. Happy Travels and Bon Appetit! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40
Cuisine
Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ottley's Village, Basseterre, St. Kitts
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  St. Kitts  >  Basseterre
  • Phone Number: +1 869-465-7234
Description
Tantalize your tastebuds. Ottley's Plantation Inn is known for its spectacular grounds, panoramic views, unmatched romantic ambience, warm hospitality and impeccable service. The Royal Palm restaurant features contemporary Caribbean cuisine and is recognized as one of the region's best. Dine elegantly on choices from a seasonal ala carte or fixed price menu. Enjoy island specialties at breakfast, lunch or the famous Sunday Champagne brunch. Special holiday menus are created for Valentine's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve. Treat yourself to a unique experience in an historic location.

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