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The Cliff at Cap Maison

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Cap Maison | Smugglers Cove Drive, Cap Estate, Gros Islet, St. Lucia
+1 758-457-8681
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07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:30
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Winnipeg, Canada
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a drink. Very slow service, but you don't mind because the view is so spectacular. Drinks are expensive - $35 US for two. Discovered a basket on a guide wire heading down to a lower deck 75 feet down. Great idea to deliver drinks from the bar in short order.

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Thank Lochmaddy01
Arron G, Manager at The Cliff at Cap Maison, responded to this review

Dear Lochmaddy01 thank you for the feedback sorry to hear that the service was very slow as this is not our normal standards if you could let me know more information about your stay i would love to hear about your experience so i can look into why the experience was very slow With Reference to the Price one has... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We all had a spectacular evening at the cliffs. We did the tasting menu and the food and wine pairings were excellent. The atmosphere of the restaurant and the crashing waves below made for a wonderful experience. The staff was so friendly as well. I highly recommend the cliffs

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Thank Michael L
Arron G, Manager at The Cliff at Cap Maison, responded to this review

To Michael L I am happy to hear your visit was a positive and the experience was wonderful. we love to hear these comments as it means that we performed the role of making your experience the correct one. we hope that you will return in the future Kind regards Arron EAM i/c F&B More 

St. Lucia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My bf surprised me with dinner here. First of all the view is amazing! The food was excellent and the serviced matched. Our waiter was very attentive and new just when to give you some alone time. We were even greeted by two female managers who inquired about our experience. Will definitely dine here again!

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Thank Emeka L
Arron G, EAM i/c F&B at The Cliff at Cap Maison, responded to this review

Emeka L We are so happy to hear all worked out for you and your boyfriend for that special dinner out on the rock. We have been working the rock maison dinners for a while now and the staff have learned when to give you your space. I look forward to your return to the Hotel and dining with us.... More 

Buckland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed 10 days at the Cap Maison in a decent room with balcony, but not one of the larger suites/villas. Our food was in our prepaid package. We were very impressed - great breakfasts with an innovative menu, and quality evening meals cooked to order and superbly presented. The Naked Fisherman also had good food by the beach, but... More 

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Arron G, EAM i/c F&B at The Cliff at Cap Maison, responded to this review

Dear Duncan F Lovely to hear that we made your Holiday experience a happy one and that throughout the time you stayed with us the food and beverage selection did not fault you. Being a Small property is not easy to have multiple options but we take a lot of pride in being creative and adventurous with Food and Beverage.... More 

Edwardsville, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Our husbands had the "Tasting Menu" which was good with the exception of the main course which was cold. I had the seafood which was inedible. Scallops, shrimp and muscles were cooked to a rubbery consistency which was more then well done. Dinner for $700 should be exceptionally...this was far from it. Great view...but worth the $$$...NO.

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Thank Thad V
Arron G, Manager at The Cliff at Cap Maison, responded to this review

Dear Thad V Thank you for the response although we are sad to hear the experience was not to your expectations. All Issues pertaining to the quality of our product are taken seriously and we are truly sorry that your dinner was not to the Value you mentioned When a matter like this occurs and the problem is brought to... More 

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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views, attentive staff and lovely menu. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal here as non-residents.

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Arron G, Manager at The Cliff at Cap Maison, responded to this review

Dear Thebiggies It is wonderful to hear your experience was thoroughly enjoyed and the service you received was correct and to your satisfaction. We hope that your next visit here will be one of both accommodation and dining. Kind regards and hope to welcome you to Cap Maison in the future Arron EAM i/c F&B More 

Harrow, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I visited for both lunch and dinner and whilst I wouldn't fault dinner in the slightest , the views add something extra at lunchtime with the staff a little more laid back. Food was good both visits and they have introduced some tapas/ small plates tasting menus which have added a more modern dimension. Good wine list but you will... More 

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Ross S, Manager at The Cliff at Cap Maison, responded to this review

Dear Aprilsbhoy We are happy to hear that you got to see the day and night of the cliff, it is really two different experiences. Also glad that you enjoy our tapas style for lunch as it gives you the chance to sample many options Thank you for the compliments on the wine, yes the prices are a little higher... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Good service, pleasant seafront location. food good, my steak would be appreciated in Africa. The cheesecake dessert was very good and also the local version of Irish coffee with rum.

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Thank kikn0s
Ross S, EAM i/c F&B at The Cliff at Cap Maison, responded to this review

Good day kikn0s Thank you for the review, it is really good to hear that you have had a great experience and that your expectations were met. We look forward to welcoming you back once again Arron EAM i/c F&B More 

Yorktown, Virginia
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

On Saturday nights (at least the one we were there) they do not offer their regular menu--it is a fixed, no choice menu that I personally did not like at all. More on that in a bit. They also do not open till 630 (after sunset!) for dinner. Our butler had made reservations for us at 515 so we sat... More 

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Thank Kate M
RossCS, EAM i/c F&B at The Cliff at Cap Maison, responded to this review

Dear Kate M Thank you for the Response and feedback, we are sorry to hear the experience was not to your expectations as it was a special day for you. We have very good relations with the Landings where you stayed and I’m quiet surprised that they never advised you that we served Tapas only on a Saturday night as... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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519 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We stayed at Cap Maison just short of a week. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality and consistency of the food served at Cliff at Cap for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We ate some meals at The Naked Fisherman and had others while we were on excursions. Our first meal set a high standard with an excellent ceviche of... More 

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RossCS, EAM i/c F&B at The Cliff at Cap Maison, responded to this review

Dear Waterandmore It is always lovely to hear that guests are pleasantly surprised or even surprised at our quality and consistency in the hotel. We are a small family owned Property who strive hard to deliver a guest experience so it enables you to have a quality experience. We like to be different in Breakfast not having the Conventional conveyor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 150
Cuisine
Seafood, Caribbean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cap Maison | Smugglers Cove Drive, Cap Estate, Gros Islet, St. Lucia
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Lucia  >  Gros Islet Quarter  >  Gros Islet
  • Phone Number: +1 758-457-8681
Description
The Cliff at Cap Restaurant was famously hailed by The New York Times and is already one of the most highly sought after tables on the island. Located on the northwest coast in one of the Caribbean's most dramatic settings overlooking the surging Caribbean Sea. The kitchen at The Cliff at Cap is overseen by Welsh born Executive Chef Craig Jones, a St Lucian Chef of the Year recipient, who serves an inspired French West Indian contemporary menu. His nouveau French West Indian cuisine elegantly presents the bounty of St Lucia's fresh local farm produce and seafood readily sourced on this tropical island. The Cliff at Cap offers unobstructed views towards Martinique to the north and Pigeon Island to the West, and surrounded by the magnificent Caribbean sea, with sunsets to die for. The restaurant is open to non residents from breakfast to dinner with a dress code of smart casual.

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