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Oualie Beach Restaurant

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Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
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Oualie Beach, New Castle 00162, Nevis
+1 869-469-9735
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London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here for a drink prior to an afternoon's sail over to St. Kitts. Fellow guests also staying at Hermitage were very praiseworthy of the food. Definitely worth a lunch visit and a beachside drink and relaxation with a book.

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Thank ColinMacmillan
John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for visiting our bar and restaurant which is very popular with the sailing community. We invited the Nevis Yacht club to set up next door and they teach sailing to the youth of Nevis. Do come by and try our dinners. Chef Garys dinner menu changes every evening depending on what fresh produce is available. More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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407 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really atmospheric spot right on the beach. The food has always been very good - only comment is that the portions could be a little larger. But then that's probably better for us!

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Thank SimplyFred
John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

I am glad you liked the ambience and the food. We really do listen to what our customers say and learn from reviews such as yours. A previous review said the portions were too huge, so we cut them down! Another frequent comment was that the lunch menu needed more items and the dinner menu should change frequently. As a... More 

Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during off season and so it was very quite and peaceful. There is a nice beach with very pleasant sand and nice, accessible swimming

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Thank nevisgroup
John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

I am very pleased that you enjoyed the quiet, peaceful ambience that is Oualie Beach. More 

UK
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely spot to stop for coffee. Very laid back. There are gorgeous bobbing boats and also water taxis from St Kitts. The view to St Kitts is tremendous and the sound of the sea hypnotic.

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Thank aSkylark
John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by, and praising our coffee, view and ambience. Do come back and also sample Chef Gary's excellent cuisine More 

Knutsford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Large menu of such a small place with quality sourced ingredients. HUGE portions with prices to match. Be prepared for your chosen dish to be off today but that's to be expected in a small place in a very small island country. Does have a few occasional specials but if you ate there last month, it's likely to be the... More 

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Thank THEL0bmeister
John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for complimenting us on "Good food, quality and service". We note your comment on the need for more variation in the lunch and dinner menus and will work on improving that aspect. Sorry about the big portions! More 

Amersham, United Kingdom
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Pretty basic and scruffy beach front cafe/bar that dresses up slightly as an evening restaurant. Very informal, with a very small menu that doesn't change from night to night. Food is inconsistent, with excellent and perfectly cooked fish but very disappointing and badly overcooked rice. Service is the usual graceless and uncaring Caribbean standard. Prices are reasonable by local standards... More 

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Thank FussyBvggerBrit
John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

You are absolutely correct. Our fish is "....excellent and perfectly cooked...." . All our fish is sourced daily from the fishing boats that arrive at our dock. So if you want fresh, delicious fish Oualie is the place to go. Thanks for also confirming that our prices are reasonable. We try to keep our prices affordable which leads to an... More 

Charlestown, Nevis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

My first review although not my first visit to be sure. We stopped to hear the Sunday music and stayed for dinner. I had the passion fruit salad (mixed greens, walnuts, apple slices, goat cheese withheld at my request & passion fruit dressing). The greens were fresh & crisp, the dressing was lovely. Main course, the vegan curry with chickpeas.... More 

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Thank leisha2017
John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for complimenting our food and service. Chef Gary always has at least one vegan style choice available on the menu. In season we have live music on most evenings. Sunday is a bit exceptional with Steel pan during the Beach BBQ from 12-3pm. Dr Bob then entertains us with his "hootenanny" until pianist Lenny shows up for the dinner... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Stop at Oualie for the view, the people, and the food Relaxed setting and thoughtful food. Ask your server for any specials or if you need something specific, ask ahead and they will do their best!

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Thank Rachael M
John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing our beachfront restaurant. Chef Gary and his team usually feature daily lunch and dinner specials based on what fresh produce is in season or what the fishermen caught that day. Genuine Caribbean style cuisine is the theme on Saturdays. If anyone has specific dietary need such as vegan or gluten free our team will do their best... More 

Somerset
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Do not eat here unless spending all day on the lovely beach .Allow at least an hour and half even if just ordering a sandwich !

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Thank treasure1Somerset
John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for confirming that we have a lovely beach. You were not pleased with the time it took to get served. We take our restaurant service seriously and have trained and been approved under the UK hospitality assured program. However hiccups do occur in the Caribbean and my staff join me in apologizing for the delay in receiving your meal.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here the last night of our stay on Nevis! It was such a good experience. Amazing beach, great food, and a place to meet people with live music. Outstanding. Looking forward to coming back for a visit!

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Thank Amanda D
John-Yearwood, Owner at Oualie Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for staying for dinner on your last night. Do come back and visit. Our rooms are right on the beach and very reasonably priced. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oualie Beach, New Castle 00162, Nevis
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  Nevis  >  New Castle
  • Phone Number: +1 869-469-9735
Description
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. The perfect dining location right on the beach. Reservations are recommended in the high season. Unlike most restaurants, we insist on serving FRESH FISH. Lobster, Tuna, Wahoo and Mahi Mahi are brought right into our dock from the game fishing boats and kept on ice, never frozen. We believe in promoting "farm to the plate" and work closely with local farmers to ensure a FRESH supply of vegetables and salads. Our local tomatoes are ridiculously tasty!. We work with the Ministry of Agriculture on the supply of locally grown , grass fed, organic beef and have created the demand for a tender, tasty hybrid cross between the Zebu and Red Pole cattle breeds. Again this is always FRESH and never frozen. Our dinner menu changes daily to incorporate what local foods are available and always has at least one Gluten free and one Vegan dish.

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