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Rainforest Hideaway - CLOSED

North Side, Marigot Bay, St. Lucia
+1 758-451-4485
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
North Side, Marigot Bay, St. Lucia
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511 - 520 of 1,071 reviews

Reviewed 16 October 2014

While staying in Marigot Bay for 8 days we dined at most of the restaurants there. While the restaurants were top notch, Rainforest Hideaway was definitely the best of the bunch. For most diners you start with a short ferry ride across the bay. The...More

Thank DJP1979
Mangobeach, Owner at Rainforest Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2014

Thank you for the review. It's hard work keeping up the standards when you are running a restaurant which is only accessable by ferry with all the provisioning we have to do - but it's worth it. The ride accross the water at night when...More

Reviewed 13 October 2014

We dined at Rainforest Hideaway on our last night in St. Lucia. What a crescendo to an amazing vacation on St. Lucia! We loved everything about this restaurant from arriving by boat (Eco Dive St. Lucia Charters). To the understated dining area right on the...More

Thank MindyKH
Mangobeach, Owner at Rainforest Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2014

Arriving on Miss Perfect's sleek, fast and beautiful dive boat is a stylish way to arrive at Rainforest Hideaway. But even if you are just crossing the bay on the little ferry it's an experience that beats just driving up and parking your car! The...More

Reviewed 13 October 2014

We had a lovely meal at the Rainforest Hideaway! The location is really pretty as it overlooks Marigot Bay. There is not a bad seat in the house as every table has a view. We started with a cocktail and then moved into the dining...More

Thank suzrenton
Mangobeach, Owner at Rainforest Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2014

Thank you for this lovely review. Rainforest does have one of the most beautiful and historic views in St Lucia and all the tables are on the dock overlooking the water. Rainforest is a fine dining restaurant and keeping up the standard (which earned us...More

Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

You would think that fine dining was just about the presentation but this was more about the taste. Perfect presentation but the taste was Devine. My husband had the steak and it was like it just came off the cow. So tender and moist. We...More

1  Thank Zerina C
Mangobeach, Owner at Rainforest Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2014

These guests obviously enjoyed all the aspects of Rainforest Hideaway dining from the food to the atmosphere and the live jazz. So glad you enjoyed! Of course we prefer it when our restaurant is full, but quiet nights are nice for guests too ... you...More

Reviewed 9 October 2014

We chose this restaurant for my 60th birthday dinner so wanted something exceptional, and it was! The ambience was romantic, having pre-dinner cocktails at the bar, watching the fishes in the water, then sitting on the deck eating and listening to the Empress and the...More

Thank Miriam D
Mangobeach, Owner at Rainforest Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2014

We chose this restaurant for my 60th birthday dinner so wanted something exceptional, and it was! The ambience was romantic, having pre-dinner cocktails at the bar, watching the fishes in the water, then sitting on the deck eating and listening to the Empress and the...More

Reviewed 9 October 2014 via mobile

This restaurant reminded me of a place James Bond would frequent while on a mission here! Just dripping of old island class, with very professional staff that make your experience a delight! Across Marigot Bay, tucked to the right on the far shore, the ambiance...More

1  Thank Thomas D
Mangobeach, Owner at Rainforest Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2014

Thank you Thomas for this review! So happy that you enjoyed your dinner - and it is a special place - that's why we fell in love with it! feels like you could sneak in and sneak out and nobody would know you're there which...More

Reviewed 28 September 2014

Ate at this lovely restaurant a couple of weeks ago whilst on holiday in St Lucia. The setting is fantastic and getting the little ferry across the bay adds to the magic. The food is great with really interesting combinations that work so well. Only...More

Thank vellie
Mangobeach, Owner at Rainforest Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2014

Happy to hear that you enjoyed your dinner - the thing to do is mention to the staff if you are having trouble with mosquitoes and they will put a mosquito coil close but downwind of you so that it drives the insects away but...More

Reviewed 27 September 2014

I read the reviews after we ate here and have absolutely no idea how anyone could give this place less than 4. The service was outstanding. Even though it was slow season there were at least 3 servers for just about as many tables. This...More

1  Thank SMH1375
Mangobeach, Owner at Rainforest Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2014

So glad you enjoyed the food and the jazz. It's not easy getting the ingredients you need for a very sophisticated menu on a very small island and our very innovative chef team do their best with lots of local herbs, vegetables and fruit and...More

Reviewed 8 September 2014

This is a lovely restaurant in a much sought after location. You have to get a really sweet little ferry over to the restaurant which has its own tiny dock. It only takes a minute or two but makes the experience all the more special....More

Thank mrsandsteve
Mangobeach, Owner at Rainforest Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2014

Thank you! arriving by boat is all part of the Marigot Magic and we're glad you enjoyed the dinnee r and the jazz as well. I sometimes think as i sit in the bar and listen to the music and watch the fish in the...More

Reviewed 5 September 2014

Bad Service, boring food! Could get a bottle of wine off the menu. We went on our anniversary because of the great reviews. When we asked for a bottle of wine from their wine list they were going to substitute it for a wine 7...More

3  Thank Lisa B
JohnVerity, Owner at Rainforest Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2014

Dear LucyBruni I received a detailed report from the restaurant General Manager on the night of your visit because the staff found your behaviour completely unreasonable and we were expecting this negative review. It is anomalous in the context of several very positive reviews from...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$40 - US$50
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Side, Marigot Bay, St. Lucia
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Lucia  >  Castries Quarter  >  Marigot Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 758-451-4485
  • E-mail
Description
Located on the waterfront in a bay described by American travel writer, James Michenor, as the "most beautiful bay in the Caribbean" - Rainforest blends into the mangroves and has been described in the Wall Steet Journal as one of the most romantic restaurant locations in the world. Serving Sophisticated Caribbean food in a rustic and casual atmosphere - with service and food standards to match any international restaurant - the theme of Rainforest is "Magical Dining in Marigot Bay". Let it be the highlight experience of your St Lucia vacation. Now open every night of the week in High Season and five nights in Summer. Live Jazz on 5 nights - Monday, Wednesday Thursday, Friday and Saturday all year round. Special Taxi arrangements from Rodney Bay - call 286 0511 or 451 4485 for Taxi details
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