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Tides Cafe & Restaurant

) #13 of 17 Restaurants in Swansea $$ - $$$ Cafe,
Shop 3 2 Belmont St, Swansea, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia
+61 2 4971 5152
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good17%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible32%
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Cafe, Australian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Shop 3 2 Belmont St, Swansea, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean. Great coffee and food. The owner very loud lady and very rude. Waitress was an older lady but very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. It was a pleasant change to have a waitress that made sure you had everything you needed.

Thank rotundone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by chance at the Tides cafe - we were hungry and cycling past - no planning for us! The lunch was, quite unexpectedly, delicious. I've been there in the past and it all seemed a bit ho hum but no more. New owners? I...More

Thank Bev P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Took my grandmother here and was very nice. We had great coffee and some nice cakes. The citris tart was particularly nice. Didnt try the food however what was coming from the kitchen looked like it would be nice. Best part was sitting by the...More

Thank lukeBeeby
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious coffee, good selection of breakfast favourites and very helpful staff made for a relaxing morning catch up. Colouring in provided for the kiddies was a big hit.

Thank Marawat
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I was lucky enough to sample some great cakes and good coffee with a friend and the view was gorgeous. Look forward to my next visit. Would be a lovely romantic place to dine. Staff were so friendly. Really enjoyed it.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Swansea's cafe & restaurant with the waterfront view called into Swansea on our trip around Australia had a walk around the foreshore and found the Tides Cafe across the road. Nice menu , excellent coffee and very friendly service.

Thank Waynedvh
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Beautiful day and view . Very inexperienced service staff really had no ideas of importance of meals being served hot. Meals left waiting to be collected by staff when meals arrived they were awful salad not fresh and very cheap product. Use to be one...More

Thank carolynholden4
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We stopped off here for Brunch on a Saturday morning while passing by. The view was great of the Swansea Bridge and the ocean. It was an open air cafe with seating inside and outside. It was busy and popular. You collect the menu on...More

Thank Juli G
Reviewed 27 March 2017

upon arrival great view of the Swansea channel and that's about it, cafe was very hot inside and fans had dust all over them, meal arrived quick but could not cut through the ham rind on the eggs Benedict with the poached eggs hard, coffee...More

Thank Stan1011
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Food was well presented and tasty. Generous serves. In my opinion to call something a restaurant, someone should take your order, not order at the counter even though the man behind the counter was very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 3 2 Belmont St, Swansea, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4971 5152
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