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Tides Restaurant

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1539 Clarence Drive, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
+27 28 272 9835
18:30 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 18:30 - 21:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our guesthouse has recommended this restaurant and after reading some more rave reviews on Trip Advisor we decided to give it a try as it appeared to be having a good reputation. Great mistake. My fair assessment of the overcooked food and especially the over sweet desserts is that they are of very low quality and a HIGH price tag.... More 

Thank gral71
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing restaurant the is . The food quality is excellent. Service is very good and the prices are pretty good too. We have been in south Africa for 4 days now and this is definitely the best restaurant yet. Definitely recommend. Try the lamb shank, you will not be disappointed.

Thank pjw588
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to this restaurant a few times in the past and always we left happy . The last time however over the Easter holidays we were so very disappointed. The food took ages to be prepared and still we were not impressed like before. The new owner was having difficulty coping with all the orders and our steaks were... More 

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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the recommendation of our B&B host (who assisted in our getting a reservation), we four adults had a mid-week dinner at the Tides. We enjoyed wines and beer and entrees including Smoked Salmon, Tagliatelle with Alfredo Sauce, and steak - all very good. The atmosphere was enhanced by the sounds of Joao Gilberto. A pleasant evening! (Our B&B hosts... More 

Thank deburkins
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended to this restaurant by our guesthouse who made the necessary bookings. We also checked trip adviser reviews which made us expect dining in a 5 star Paris restaurant Well to start with this place needs some extra hands as service is far too slow. We were told by our waiter that the new owner has just taken... More 

Thank morda765
Brough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here this year for the first time and wasn't dissapointed, food was excellent and staff were great

Thank Andy C
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with high expectations to this little busy restaurant in Bettys Bay but we were utterly disappointed. The owner ..chef...was very stressed shouting at his staff through out the evening. The service incredibly slow and the desserts turned out to be a disappointment. The steaks were over done but tasty.. Nice variety of wines. We will think twice to... More 

Thank sbenny098
Durbanville, South Africa
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unique menu display Good selection of wines and other drinks Friendly and good service Booking recommended

Thank Nomad-Durbanville
Cape Twon
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my oh my - such a l;lovely meal and friendly staff. felt great to be at the table and food was superb.

Thank RicardoPorticelli
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a nice and small menu but my steak was unacceptable. Instead of a medium rare steak I got a well-done one which was dry and overcooked. Our other meals were average and took over an hour to ne served. Utterly disappointed.

Thank embu1209

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1539 Clarence Drive, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Betty's Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 28 272 9835

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