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Le Bar de L'Oubli

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$$ - $$$
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Gustavia Harbour, Gustavia 97133, St. Barthelemy
+590 590 27-7006
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Vantaa, Finland
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344 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cool atmosphere and nice to watch people passing by. Really good drinks (that was just the thing we were looking for). Friendly service. But prices are high - ok, St.Barth is place where only rich stay more than eight hours!

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Thank ettelbruck
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice for an after work Nice cocktails nice FRENCH draft beers Tapas menu is excellent Nice bistro ambiance

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Thank Ovier
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bar de L'Oubli is the kind of place you can spend all day - and we have! It's a perfectly lovely open air French hang out right in the center of the Gustavia. The breakfast is wonderful and not expensive considering that you are in St. Barths. The juices are fresh squeezed and delicious. The croissants are the real deal.... More 

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Thank Carolyn G
OHIO
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful casual open French cafe/bar in the center of Gustavia. Excellent people watching. Come alone, with your family or friends, or with your dog. All are welcome; locals, tourists, non smokers/smokers and lap tops and IPhones ( WiFi available). But bring Cash-Euros or US dollars. No Credit Cards. The staff will speak your language; French, English, Spanish,... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nothing compares to the famous corner bar in Gustavia, St Barths. At this wonderful Le Bar de L'Oubli the atmosphere is delightful, the staff loves their work and speak many languages and the drinks are fabulous. This is the spot to people watch. It is so much fun to meet friends, make new ones, grab some good food and relax.... More 

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Thank Susan W
Strathdon, United Kingdom
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407 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the street that fronts onto the harbour it is easily found. Forget about parking, preferably forget about driving. The wifi is a key feature with cruise ship guests and crew. Like most things in St Barth's it is not inexpensive.

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Thank Ronnie S
Toronto, Canada
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18 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Direct translation of L'Oubli- to forget. Other than the fact that the place is well situated within Gustavia, the chairs are uncomfortable, tables and floor were dirty and sticky and the wait staff less than friendly and helpful. Everyone is allowed to smoke in the restaurant and it was very difficult for others in our group to breathe and be... More 

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Thank sunmol
ladislas70, Gérant at Le Bar de L'Oubli, responded to this review

Dear sunmol, Hereby we want to Thank you for your constructive as objective TA comment on our buisness ! Althought we're always giving our best in trying to give a good service to our customers, it is obvious that we can't please and satisfy to all always. Kind Regards, Note: OUR TOILETS ARE STRICTLY RESERVED TO OUR CUSTOMERS More 

Montville, New Jersey
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the ferry over for the day from St Maarten and stopped here twice because we enjoyed it so much! We stopped in the morning for breakfast, great coffees and croissants. For St Barths, it is quite economical and great atmosphere. After the day at the beach, we stopped for drinks waiting for the ferry. They actually put the... More 

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Thank Rob Z
Lugano, Switzerland
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The place is well located. We found the food quite average, while the prices quite high (but within St Barth's standards). The super noisy Le Select bar is just a few steps away, so do not expect to have a calm conversation with friends there.

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Thank Lorenzo V
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

More of a bar atmosphere but the food is better than you would expect. The wait staff can get thinly spread at night but they are as attentive as they can be. If you are looking to save a bit of money, it's not a bad bet. Can't beat the location for people-watching.

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Thank Mark_Gianfalla

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gustavia Harbour, Gustavia 97133, St. Barthelemy
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Barthelemy  >  Gustavia
  • Phone Number: +590 590 27-7006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?