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Basil's Ocean Side Restaurant

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Halifax Street | Kingstown, Kingstown, St. Vincent
+1 784-457-2713
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We had lunch here in Kingstown, St Vincent and waited almost 2 hours for the meal to come. The place is dark and was not at all busy, only 2 tables of locals having lunch and this on a Saturday. The waiting staff made us most unwelcome but we sat it out. Food average. Don't go unless you have time... More 

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Thank ivyeve
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

If you are on Mustique you have got to give it a try. We only had a drink there but the food looked great. Sitting on wooden decking over the sea with the gentle waves splashing up through the boards. The views are great and the atmosphere electric.

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Thank David R
Malmo, Sweden
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We decided to try this place based on other reviews but no thank you. Dark, completely empty and not very nice food. We left as fast as we could!

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Thank Elinjohanna
Antigua and Barbuda
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145 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Basil is a real gentleman and his vision, and focus on educational programs for the Island's children through an annual blues festival is to be commended. The location of his bar is a grant place to watch a sunset, meet friends for a drink, or if you are new to the Island, he will make you feel at home.

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Thank Eliz102
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 November 2015

I liked their hospitality and service. Its moderately reasonable. I heard they have 1 buffet service and looking forward to join one day as the buffet you will get only one day per week.

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Thank Ovoirawal
Scarborough, Tobago
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131 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

One of the pricier but nice restaurants in town area. The food and drinks were good with friendly staff. Nice ambiance set in an old historical cobblestone building.

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Thank Latoyaa1
vermont
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

my fav here on the menu is the World famous burger its awesome, so is the Lime Squash, cool atmosphere,a good stop in Kingstown.

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Thank zenpunnett
Arnos Vale, St. Vincent
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46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Food is always great here. Restaurant is set in an old colonial style building with cobble stone pathways. Although tiny the buffet choices makes it worth the while

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Thank Jose D
Carriacou Island, Grenada
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Conviniently placed on the main street in Kingstown the food and the service is avarage, but they have a few veterarian options. I found it slightly overpriced for quality and quantity.

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Thank Cinziaonthemove
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Myself and my sisters ate here and we thought the food was average. Same with the service. My sister was the only one to use the restroom there because she told us what it was like. Clean but smelt like a sewer. There are better places to eat than this.

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Thank Robert W

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood
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Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Halifax Street | Kingstown, Kingstown, St. Vincent
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Vincent and the Grenadines  >  St. Vincent  >  Kingstown
  • Phone Number: +1 784-457-2713

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?