St. Kitts and Nevis Restaurants

La Belle Vie

  • 19 Golf View Map It
  • Frigate Bay
  • French

Published 10/12/2015

Fodor's Review

This très sympa nod to St. Kitts' French heritage is aptly titled "the good life." The cozy antiques-strewn lobby–bar leads to the semi-enclosed garden dining patio. Everything brims with brio from the brioches baked on-site to Brel and Aznavour on the soundtrack (accompanied by tree frogs). Nantes-born Fabien Richard deftly executes bistro fare at fair prices. You could feast on appetizers alone: salad chabichoux (warm goat cheese, lardons, mesclun) or velvety tomato bavarois with prosciutto. But opt for the bargain $41 three-course prix fixe; main courses might include salmon with aniseed emulsion, duck "steaklet" with green- and black-peppercorn sauce, or rack of lamb in thyme jus. Even the old-fashioned veggies delight, including smashing potatoes dauphinoise. Save room for an unimpeachable peach sable (tart) with crème anglaise. A few minor complaints include: mosquitoes on still nights, limited wine selection, and the occasional overcooked if tasty entrée.

Restaurant Information

Address:

19 Golf View, Frigate Bay, St. Kitts, St. Kitts and Nevis

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Phone:

869-465–5216; 869-764–6035

Restaurant Details:

  • No lunch. Closed Sun.
  • Reservations essential

Published 10/12/2015

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