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Bananas

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Upper Hamilton Estate, Nevis
+1 869-469-1891
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nestled high up on Hamilton Estate, Bananas is well worth a visit. An earlier recce to visit the Hamilton ruins made it easy to locate in the dark. Christmas Eve with carollers ensured a special atmosphere. Well prepared food (but confusing winelist) and excellent service in a wonderful setting.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice restaurant, in an interesting location. Cater to vegetarians, with a nice but limited vegetarian menu). We didn't' make if for sunset but apparently the sunset view is amazing.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place! The setting is magical, and the food is fantastic. Great service, though far from cheap! You need to know about this place, or get a taxi (taxis certainly know how to find it): it was recommended by a person we talked to on the plane from Miami, who was a student at the veto nary college on St.Kitts,... More 

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Thank Paul B
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving to Bananas in the dark is, well, a bit bananas but definitely worth it! Delicious food, gorgeous setting and a fun atmosphere. It's somewhat like dining in a funky, eclectic treehouse! The adjacent store provided a shopping opportunity which are few and far between on Nevis. Bananas, like most Nevis restaurants, is on the pricey side but it's a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll keep this review short. If you're in Nevis please do yourself a favour and go to Banana's. The lush surroundings and the amazing views on the drive up and not to mention to great food are worth every penny. Also, they make great cocktails.

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Thank jnp9
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here as a family early in our week's stay on Nevis. The food was very good but also expensive (even by the standards of an expensive island on which to eat!). Not that easy to find but probably worth a special occasion.

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Thank John W
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite restaurant on the island...enjoy drinks from the deck, local flavors, art work and a very relaxed atmosphere.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was such a gem. The food is my favorite on the island, the atmosphere is interesting and the birthdays are the best.

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Montreal, Canada
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88 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bananas is an institution on Nevis and for good reasons. The food is good, the decor is romantic in a fun and vibrant way, the owner's dog will come by and say hi and you're sitting close to the other patrons. I wouldn't change anything. It was our second visit and most likely not our last.

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Ontario, Canada
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere and service is exceptional as is the dining experience. The food and drink are worth the trip even if using an island taxi. I could not imagine finding the place in the dark as it is nestled up on the mountain, on the south west side away from most everything. Island taxi drivers are a very patient lot,... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Hamilton Estate, Nevis
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  Nevis
  • Phone Number: +1 869-469-1891
Description
Situated on the edge of the Rainforest Bananas is casual fun dining in a magical setting. We take our food very seriously but it is good home cooking prepared by hard working local ladies, not fancy or Gourmet.. However our menu is very creative and we use only fresh ingredients and where possible free range organic produce and meats. We have Magnificent Sunset views from our Firefly lounge and a superb selection of cocktails and old rums and a small selection of cuban Cigars.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?