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Basil's Beach Bar & Restaurant

££ - £££Caribbean, ,
Bay St., Kingstown, St. Vincent
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good27%
  • Average33%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“chowder” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
Bay St., Kingstown, St. Vincent
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2017

It's gone. A heap of rubble. Sailed into the anchorage to find the site of Basil's a construction zone. Only the flagpole standing. There is a tiny bar off site but that is all. Had a drink there but it certainly isn't the fabled Basil's....More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We tried the hamburger- frozen not fresh and crab cakes were dry and did not have the mango chutney with it for dinner. Service was good. The bar was nice and beer was $7EC. We would go to Veejays or Flow Wine Bar instead next...More

Thank TootsOkotoksAlberta
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had a reservation on the early side, around 6:30 but when we arrived the place was lively with some live music. The services was excellent even with a group of 10 of us including six kids. The real treat was a guest pianist who...More

Thank masstrips
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We anchored in the bay for three days during the Blues Festival. We found the bar prices quite expensive but you have to remember where you are. It has character, it's a beach bar but a lot more. Basel says he's doing the building up...More

Thank elsiedownie
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Had a cocktail and listed to the band. Great sunset place. Made the top 10 beach bars in the world list.

Thank diverkandk
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Around that bar. I couldnot see Mick Jagger, Raquel Welch or anybody famous but me. Nice bat bur no VIPs.

Thank HELMSail
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The first time we ordered the conch chowder and a seafood pasta but filled up on the chowder and bread, it was that big, tasty, and filling. Unlike most Caribbean conch chowder this is in a white sauce with conch and potatos and a taste...More

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 11 November 2016

What a lovely location....would definitely go again. Our trip was a day one and a must is to come here.

Thank lizalondon2016
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Please don't waste your money going to this restaurant in Kingstown. The staff weren't interested in serving us . We waited ages for our drinks order to be taken only for the waitress to return asking us to repeat our order . My fiancé asked...More

Thank Asher B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've been going to Basil's for well over 30 years and have to say that it's one of the most memorable bars I've ever been to - but, sadly, it's not what it used to be though I understand that it has recently been taken...More

Thank Vompogula
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Response from Vompogula | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Peter from Liphook. Yes, Mustique. I was at school in Liphook, more than half a century ago....
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Response from ppdbyrne | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay St., Kingstown, St. Vincent
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Vincent and the Grenadines  >  St. Vincent  >  Kingstown
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