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