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The Cafe des Arts

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Cafe, Bar, Pub
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Main Street/Bay Front | Grounds of Hamilton House Museum, Nevis
+1 869-667-8768
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal was average. Nothing to boast about. Just some regular sandwiches that is highly priced. For the short time spent there no locals visited the place. It is mainly for tourist because of the price. Too many chickens roamed around the garden that we were having breakfast. The coffee can do with some upgrading and the garden can do... More 

Thank HDHAnguilla
Coppell, Texas
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I am not a sandwich fan, but this club sandwich with the egg spread was amazing. Everything was fresh, the view divine, and the staff friendly. By lunch, I had recovered from my sea sickness on the ferry. Cold beers and yummy sandwiches. The bread was fresh, you could get cucumber, hot sauce, whatever you want. We will be back!

Thank WandaTX
England, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We visited on a morning when it wasn't the best weather and so our experience wasn't as great as other reviewers have found it. Eating outside amongst the various animals wandering around, and a selection of plants and assortment of chairs and tables. It all looked a little run down and could do with a tidy up! Breakfast choice was... More 

1 Thank luv2holidayinthesun
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Came for breakfast whilst visiting Charlestown, a lovely venue for casual, good food. Coffee was super and the eggs and crispy bacon a true delight.

Thank 726dolly
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Burger was very good, chicken was OK. It was what it was... Would have preferred music as opposed to listening to a TV on a channel dedicated to running 'Under Cover Boss'. Limited choices, no local fish options as it is 'off season'.

Thank Cathal-Dunblane
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

In contrast to the report of the illiterate who wrote the last review, we found the Cafe des Arts a delight ! A short walk from the ferry terminal, and next to the museum, it's almost on the front. French-style tables are scattered around a jolly courtyard. Staff are helpful, and they serve agreeable light meals, coffee and tea. 'Jolly... More 

Thank danilovsky
Andover, Massachusetts
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159 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Located in Charlestown, not far for the ocean, this cute little cafe fell to please us. The place is great, but the food was more than average and even my mango juice had not taste. Would not recommend it.

Thank Smilemilie
Lake Forest, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We have been coming to the Cafe for years because it is such a good representation of what we like about Nevis - casual, colorful, friendly, good value. The garden-like setting is comfortable and welcoming on a warm sunny day. The food is good, fresh and good value. We always have fun on Tuesday Burger Night. The staff are friendly... More 

Thank Kent D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Went for Tuesday burger night twice. The owners and staff are very friendly. We tried the chicken burger, beef burger and fish burger, and all were good. Loved the side salad and fries, plus the generous glasses of wine. Good value in a great location. Cafe des Atrs is situated next to the Hamilton museum, a short walk from Charlestown... More 

Thank Sianbyron
at sea
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180 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

If you are an expat and are roaming the streets of Charlestown on Nevis, you are probably looking for a "familiar menu" This is where you will find it.....open air, chickens included, music that changes genres daily and the volume to boot. So what brings people here...its a desire to be with other expats, as exhibited by the tuesday morning... More 

Thank Footsac

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Cafe, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street/Bay Front | Grounds of Hamilton House Museum, Nevis
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  Nevis
  • Phone Number: +1 869-667-8768
The Cafe is an 'Oasis' in Charlestown overlooking the Caribbean Sea.Situated in the garden of the Hamilton House Museum... It is an eclectic mish mash of furniture,people & roaming animals.Serving all day breakfast,sandwiches,quiche & salads from 8am til 14.00Ish by the best staff on the island! Tuesday is Burger night,using Organic Nevis Ground Beef, Chicken,Fish & Veggie burgers, Chilli,Fries,Salads & Pan Fried Fish. From 6pm until.Full bar,smoothies,shakes & homemade local drinks.

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