Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

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Top ChoiceIndian in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Spice of India

You'd never guess it from the outside but this restaurant next to the mall complex at the beginning of the Rodney Bay strip consistently serves some of the best Indian food in the Caribbean. Everything is...

Caribbean in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Flavours of the Grill

Having outgrown its humble beginnings in Gros islet, this popular eatery has moved to expansive new digs out on the Castries highway but still serves refined versions of Caribbean classics. The seafood is a...

Italian in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet


A favorite with locals and yachties alike, Elena’s whips up a scrumptious assortment of real gelati to cool you down after a day in the sun. Also serves up fantastic fresh pizza from the waterside oven, plus...

Ice Cream in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet


A smaller branch of Elena's Italian gelati shop conveniently located outside the Baywalk Mall in Rodney Bay. It's ice cream only here, but they also run a casual restaurant a couple of doors down for meals.

Caribbean in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Lucian Cuisine

At odds with the rest of Rodney Bay's pricey dining scene, this cute little spot offers fantastic-value traditional St Lucian cuisine. Grab one of the tables on the small wooden deck to the side and choose from a...

Arts & Crafts in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Island Mix Art Emporium

A bright waterside gallery featuring works by artists and craftspeople from across the island. There is a good cafe on-site serving lunch by the water. On Wednesday evenings they offer workshops with different...

Seafood in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Gros Islet Fish Fry

A couple of open-air joints across from the water serve up excellent seafood grills a few nights a week at the Gros Islet Fish Fry. They are ultracasual: wait for a plate of barbecued fresh fish, get a few sides,...

Beach in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Reduit Beach

This long stretch of white sand is the most popular beach on the island. The sea ranges from turquoise to azure, the waves are benign and there are plenty of beach activities and cafes at hand. The central part...

Steak in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Big Chef

If you fancy splashing out on something other than lobster, step into this smart air-conditioned dining room and tuck into quality imported cuts at St Lucia's favorite steakhouse. You'll have to change out of the...

Italian in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet


Run by a team of expat chefs, upscale Amici serves gourmet Italian plates and great pizzas in the heart of the Rodney Bay strip. It's pricey but the menu is more sophisticated compared to other Italian places on...

Cafe in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Cafe Ole

This sprightly eatery sitting on a covered wooden deck overlooking the marina is the perfect venue for enjoying a drink, snack or a meal – and to people-watch. It serves some of the best coffee on the island...

Juice Bar in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Felly Belly

Pop into this tiny place in the Rodney Bay Mall for great juices and smoothies. Take your pick from the two boards full of different mixes or make your own from scratch.

Caribbean in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Spinnakers Beach Bar & Restaurant

Right on Reduit Beach, this venue is a catch-all for locals, cruise-shippers and seemingly everybody else. The views out to sea from the open-air tables are partially blocked by the wall of umbrellas, but its got...

Caribbean in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Triangle Restaurant

Pretty much the only place to get a cheap meal in the evening in Rodney Bay, the Triangle serves up Lucian chicken, pork, fish and beef mains with all the sides served in non-recyclable styrofoam boxes to an...

Marina in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Rodney Bay Marina

The state-of-the-art marina is the stomping ground of sailors and the well-heeled. It contains a series of shops, restaurants, trendy bars and just about anything else a mariner might need. It’s a lovely place...

Latin American in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

La Mesa

A welcome new mix to the marina dining scene, this grill restaurant from a transplanted Venezuelan chef serves up tasty Latin American–inspired plates in a pleasant waterside setting. Try one of the arepas...

Caribbean in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Golden Taste

This popular joint is worth visiting for its good, cheap and wholesome Caribbean staples. Typical meals cost ECD$15 to EC$20 while made-to-order seafood dishes, including grilled snapper or conch, are a bit more...

Cafeteria in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Rituals Coffee

A sleek venture with an appetizing selection of bagels, sandwiches, pastries, burgers and salads. The coffee (EC$5 to EC$12.50) earns top marks and it’s a great place to escape the heat with cool blasts of air-con.

Bar in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet


A popular spot where you can cut loose over some sunset cocktails in pleasant surrounds and eavesdrop on the yachties' tall tales. It's at the marina, on the waterfront.

Nature Reserve in Rodney Bay & Gros Islet

Union Nature Trail

This small nature center run by the forestry department is in the process of being redeveloped. It's mostly aimed at local school groups and has limited displays of native animals including the Jacquot or St...