Creole Cuisine on St. Kitts

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some Creole food, don't miss an opportunity to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, there are a few places on St. Kitts specializing in this this type of food.

From the pleasant, very casual setting of Pirates Bar & Grill of the 1600's to the simple cafes where spirits are as much a part of dinner as the fare, there is something to suit each and every person in your party and even for that special night you're planning.

Use the list below to peek at the few Creole places you'll run across while vacationing nearby. For each restaurant, you can click its name to discover the details about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

The Beach House

Saint George Basseterre Parish | (869) 469-5299

The Beach House is located on St. Kitts; it is approximately five and a half miles (approximately nine kilometers) to the southeast of Frigate Bay. At this restaurant standards and expectations are high, so those vacationers who are eager to enjoy both an upscale setting and Creole style meals won't want to miss it. The Beach House looks exactly like one might imagine a beach house would look. Distressed wood floors and panels, billowing white curtains, and comfortable and relaxing furniture fill the restaurant, and of course, the view of the beach brings it all together.


Trinity Palmetto Point Parish

Nirvana is located in Trinity Palmetto Point Parish, on St. Kitts; three miles (five kilometers) to the west of Basseterre. For those times when you're hoping to find a tasty selection of Creole eats that's far from prim and proper, this easy going restaurant is just the thing. The menu at Nirvana is full of hearty dishes that feature protein and sides which are prepared with Creole influences. What Nirvana is famous for, however, is served in the hours between lunch and dinner: their tapas.

Tiffany's Bar and Grille

Downtown Basseterre | (869) 466-6780

Located near the middle of downtown Basseterre, Tiffany's Bar and Grille is located at Port Zante Commercial District, and is a popular choice for people who are going to check out this neighborhood or the surrounding area. Fresh catches from and Creole food go well together at this chilled-out establishment. Tiffany offers some authentic Caribbean favorites from rotis and seafood, to curry goat. This small cafe is great if you wanted to try some of the food that locals eat regularly.

Pirates Bar & Grill of the 1600's


Pirates Bar & Grill of the 1600's is located outside the center of Basseterre. Not only is this restaurant famed for Creole creations and one favorite, barbecue, but here they're also masters of seafood.

Similar Food

Vibes Beach Bar

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you will find similar ingredients and influences at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Ballahoo Restaurant (869) 465-4197 Caribbean Downtown Basseterre
Royal Palm Restaurant (869) 465-7234 Caribbean 4.8 mi. North of Central Basseterre
Glimbara Diner (869) 465-1786 Caribbean Downtown Basseterre
Royal Grille Steakhouse (869) 466-1200 American 2.5 mi. East of Central Basseterre
Shiggity Shack Restaurant (869) 465-0673 Caribbean 2.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central Basseterre
Sunset Cafe (869) 465-8597 Caribbean 2.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central Basseterre
Mapau Sweet Lime (869) 465-1729 Caribbean Downtown Basseterre
Rock Lobster Bar & Restaurant (869) 466-1092 Caribbean 2.6 mi. East of Central Basseterre
Reggae Beach Bar & Grill (869) 762-5050 Caribbean 7.3 mi. Southeast of Central Basseterre
Fisherman's Wharf (869) 465-2754 American 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Basseterre

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best dining destinations on St. Kitts are the ones you run into as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. However, you'll save yourself some stress if you have a concrete plan for some meals. To learn much more about the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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