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L' Esprit

Anse de Grande Saline, Salines 97133, St. Barthelemy
+590 590 52-4610
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Anse de Grande Saline, Salines 97133, St. Barthelemy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We actually liked it so much we went back a second time , the owner / chef was so appreciative of our business and it showed , by far the friendliest and most engaging staff , which is saying a lot for St Bart’s ,...More

Thank kathleeno901
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though there were ample servers the staff was frenetically speed walking the whole evening and avoiding eye contact. Created an air of urgency and also thudding on the raised board floor. Bizarre. No wine menu offered. Menu not clear so I accidentally ordered ravioli for...More

Thank NewAcl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we also had dinner there last nite the food was just average the portions were quite small and the service was quite poor Overall a disappointing experience

1  Thank LNK1726
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there twice last holiday, once for Christmas' eve which was nice but a second time as I was on date night with my girlfriend and it was extraordinary! For us, simply, the BEST restaurant of St Barth. The food was overwhelming and the...More

1  Thank Jeuxnathan
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

L’Esprit’s cooking is the best on St Barth’s and service is friendly and efficient too. We had utterly delicious, light home-made mushroom ravioli with prawns, sweetbreads with langoustine, turbot and fruit tarts with home-made sorbets. All were wonderful and mostly unlike anything offered elsewhere on...More

1  Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Esprit is located at the Saline. The food is excellent and very creative. International and French cusine.

Thank Lutz R
Reviewed 24 December 2017

L’Esprit at saline opened 5 weeks after hurricane irma and the cooking and the menu is awesone. the chef just got a fantastic black truffle from the Périgord France and is profume and taste are more then famous. the mushroom ravioli and the gambas have...More

Thank Giophs
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The staff is warm and welcoming. Very paired down menu being post Irma but, diverse enough and stacked with Jean Claude’s classics. Very nicely done and delicious first courses and main courses cooked and presented with perfection. Wine list well well curated.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Dinner with my husband last night was lovely. The staff is extremely attentive and friendly. The food was excellent. I’m a vegetarian so had a few different sides of vegetables and mushroom ravioli appetizer. My husband got the flank steak, and as a guy that...More

Thank Brenna M
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is a must-stop if you are heading to the Grande Saline. We stayed at an inn/resort within walking distance to the restaurant and dined there twice—wish we had more time to frequent it. The cuisine, ambience, and service was superb. It is pricey for...More

Thank Phoenix224
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1 August 2015|
Response from Lynton R | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open for lunch and it is very pleasant sitting out side.
1 August 2015|
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Response from Equity007 | Reviewed this property |
I am not the one to ask. You need to contact the restaurant
22 January 2015|
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Response from IvanSalazarS | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I'm just a regular customer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anse de Grande Saline, Salines 97133, St. Barthelemy
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Barthelemy  >  Salines
  • Phone Number: +590 590 52-4610
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