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Sitar Indian Restaurant

2nd Street | St. James, Holetown, Barbados
+1 246-432-2248
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“naan bread” (13 reviews)
“curries” (13 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2nd Street | St. James, Holetown, Barbados
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were looking to get out of the house to enjoy a nice romantic night with good food and vibe. After stubbbling around for a while we decided to stop at Sitar for dinner. Quiet looking on the outside, which can deceive...More

Thank Julian C
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Julian, Thank you for your awesome 5 star review and recommendation! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our service, food and atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you and your wife again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited last night and the Sitar restaurant is very expensive when compared to U.K. Indian/Bangladeshi retstaurants even allowing for the fact that the £/$ exchange is poor at the moment. Some of the dishes are 2-3 times as expensive as back home. For me,...More

Thank Bert_G63
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Hi Bert, Whilst we appreciate the time you took to write; we have to disagree with your comment on average taste. Our recipes have been crafted over 19 years with authentic Indian (family) attention to detail. Bangladeshi food is what you get in most UK...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a really nice meal here, the karahai was so good, very nice place and friendly attentive staff, would recommend

Thank emmabee
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Hi Emmabee, thank you for your awesome review and recommendation. We hope to see you again sometime soon.

Reviewed 18 May 2017

My wife, 5 year old son and I had dinner at Sitar last night. We had made reservations for 7pm and arrived on time, were greeted by a friendly server who took us to our seats and gave us menus. A waitress then brought a...More

Thank Lindsay F
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Hi Lindsay, Thank you for your positive review. We are glad your family enjoyed our menu especially your 5 year old son :) Sorry about the wait for your bill. Wednesday was a busier than usual night for us. Thank you for understanding, and we...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal here, very nice and modern surroundings. Staff and service were perfect and the food very good quality and authentic. Don't think twice...

1  Thank Proudyorkshire
Management response:Responded 15 May 2017

Thank you for your fantastic review!! Nothing makes our day like great feedback. We hope to see you again at Sitar.

Reviewed 20 April 2017

The food is Great good value for money the service is excellent. Great ambiance. Most of all the decor is amazing especially like the lounge in the back where you can chill after dinner.

Thank Yvette S
Management response:Responded 23 April 2017

Thank you Yvette, for your awesome review!

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Sitar was excellent. I live in NYC and thought I would be wasting my time and money. It was a group of 7 friends and fam, we walked in without reservations and were able to be seated right away. Everything was delicious! It's not cheap...More

Thank 408ces
Management response:Responded 23 April 2017

Thank you for your fantastic 5 star review! We hope you visit Barbados again and stop in for dinner at Sitar in the near future.

Reviewed 15 April 2017

sitar was recommended to us but when we went tues night it was closed even though web site said open was told by a british bar owner they had shut down this was a blatant lie as the hotel we were in called the next...More

Thank bigjack09
Management response:Responded 23 April 2017

Thanks for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed our food and different tastes. Sorry about the confusion with our opening hours. We open 6:30 pm - 11 pm Wednesday to Sunday. We hope visit us again in the near future.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

Poor service, poor quality food, overpriced. Lamb in the pasanda was very tough. Tikka masala sauce was very strong, not creamy at all as it was described. Best thing was the naan bread, oh and they ran out of pilau rice, we were offered fried...More

Thank freddiec146
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We have dined here many times over the last 2 years and it has been very good but this last visit was very poor, both food and service, a real shame.

Thank Arlene E
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How far is this from Mullins Beach Please?
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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
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Open Hours
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd Street | St. James, Holetown, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish  >  Holetown
  • Phone Number: +1 246-432-2248
  • E-mail
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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