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Sitar Indian Restaurant

2nd Street | St. James, Holetown, Barbados
+1 246-432-2248
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“curry” (48 reviews)
“raita” (3 reviews)
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2nd Street | St. James, Holetown, Barbados
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It’s Barbados, so expensive, but we appreciated the service and the freshly prepared sauces. Very nice people and well worth supporting.

Thank artiqe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming to Holetown for a number of years and somehow managed to miss this fabulous restaurant until now. The service, food and ambience was first class. We had the assorted pakora to start and my husband had the Tandoori Lamb Rack and I...More

Thank arubascot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there this week been many times before always been good but was excellent this time, the ribs are stunning there was a few of us there so we had 5 main courses between us all really excellent and the host ansari couldn’t be more...More

Thank tmcscott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The decor is great in here, the service is a little ‘stiff’ with some awkward hovering, but attentive none the less. The food - we had two varieties of curry and both tasted the same! There was no discernible difference. Side dishes were sub par,...More

3  Thank Lukey21
MangerM, Owner at Sitar Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lukey21. Thank you for taking the time to write a very detailed review. Places in Brick Lane are more likely to serve different curries that taste the same. All of our curries are prepared in their own unique manner, unfortunately, you never told us what...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is incredible. We were a group of 17 persons, and they were able to assemble a table for us, where other restaurants did not really accept such large groups. The curries were incredible, and the waiters took time to explain the contents of...More

2  Thank Sebastien_600
MangerM, Owner at Sitar Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sebastian. It’s extremely nice of you to acknowledge our restaurant in the detailed manner in which you did. Providing authentic Indian food and excellent service is what we work very hard at no matter what the size of your party is. I’m happy you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chutneys that came with the popadoms were just awful -The onion salad was just chopped onion, the mango chutney tasted of apple & cinnamon (like the filling from a McDonald’s apple pie) and the raita was not fresh. If we hadn’t already ordered, we’d...More

3  Thank essexdean
MangerM, Owner at Sitar Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Essexdean. I’m sorry to hear the exception you have taken to our chutneys and Raita. I’m further sorry that you didn’t alert us of your dissatisfaction whilst you were dining with us. Now in our 20th year of operation I’ve never heard that complaint...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sitar is a lovely family run restaurant. Always a great time. Ansari and Hassan the owners always around to make sure your night is special.

Thank sophieannhoad
MangerM, Owner at Sitar Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sophie, thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived early and secured a table for 2... Beware the portions are quite large...so ensure you have a good appetite or order accordingly.. Good quality curry and extras..

Thank AndyM35
MangerM, Manager at Sitar Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Andy, Thank you for your review, we are happy to hear you enjoyed the quality of our authentic Indian food. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinner at sitar the chicken curry was delicious . It was well prepared and they customized the heat and spice level to our preference. But what really made the meal and evening special was the service we received from the young man server impeccable....More

1  Thank wonderingToronto
MangerM, Manager at Sitar Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We will share your kind words with our entire team from chefs to servers as nothing motivates us more than our happy customers. We hope to welcome you again in the future.

Reviewed 11 February 2018

Excellent service stands out. The place is very luxurious for an Indian restaurant. The dishes were delicious, although fairly expensive. We had a large appetizer platter, which although tasty, had a lot of deep fried items. We then started to work on 2 plates; thankfully...More

Thank Beentobim
MangerM, Manager at Sitar Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your outstanding review on our service, decor and food. Glad you got to enjoy your meal for lunch the next day as well :) We look forward to welcoming you again on your future visits.

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5 April 2017|
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Response from 22DickN | Reviewed this property |
According to Google Maps it's a 10 min drive by car (5.6km)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd Street | St. James, Holetown, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish  >  Holetown
  • Phone Number: +1 246-432-2248
Sitar offers the best of North & South Indian cuisine - from the tantalising tandoori to rich creamy kormas. Naan bread is served fresh from the tandoor oven and there are many vegetarian options. Sip a cocktail at the Sitar bar while you nibble on tasty small bites. After dining in the comfort of the AC feel free to smoke the hookah on the balcony overlooking the most popular street on the west coast. Expect an unforgettable culinary experience served with warm indian hospitality.
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