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St. Lucia Restaurants

Coal Pot

  • French
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 03/10/2015

Fodor's Review

Popular since the early 1960s, this tiny waterfront restaurant overlooks pretty Vigie Cove. For a light lunch, opt for a bowl of creamy pumpkin soup, Greek or shrimp salad, or broiled fresh fish. Dinner might start with a divine lobster bisque, followed by fresh seafood accompanied by one (or more) of the chef's fabulous sauces—ginger, coconut-curry, lemon-garlic butter, or wild mushroom. Heartier eaters may prefer duck, lamb, beef, or chicken laced with peppercorns, red wine, onion, or Roquefort sauce.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Castries, St. Lucia

Phone:

758-452–5566

Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. No lunch Sat.
  • Reservations essential

Updated 03/10/2015

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Jun 16, 2010

Coal Pot Review

Nice atmosphere but menu was fairly traditional. Place was too traditional for my taste but food was good quality. Staff was a bit standoff-ish but attentive.

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Feb 12, 2008

A great meal!

Fabulous!

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Jan 6, 2008

Not Nearly as Good as Jacques

Coal Pot is good but far from Very Good or Excellent. We have been to each of the Coal Pot & Jacques twice in the past week. No question, unanimous decisions, Jacques is much better these days. The Fodors print review is over 2 years out of date as Coal Pot was significantly expanded 2 years ago and is now a "machine" rather than the place it once was (small, personal and very good). We had no trouble getting in with <24 hours notice. WTS,

sauces are still good but the fish was consistently overcooked (6 of 8 portions on the two visits) and they don't like you telling them that... :)

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