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Holetown | Balmore House, Holetown BB24011, Barbados
+1 246-432-8356
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ambiance 5/5 Food 4 Service 4.5 The food was alright....until desert came then it was perfection. Had the flourless chocolate cake. Best desert I've ever had in my life, hands down. The service was kind and attentive. And the ambiance was out of this world. Very well put together.

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Thank Wittle_traveller-11
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The whole eating experience is a joy with first class service by guys who know how to look after customers.

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Thank Tony F
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had dinner last night at The Tides. The setting is magical, warm tropical breezes blowing through the restaurant and the sound of the waves just steps away. Service was outstanding from the moment we were greeted at the front door. Make sure to go early and enjoy a drink in the beautiful bar area or outside on the patio. Our... More 

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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch at The Tides, the view is amazing. The food taste more local Barbados than international, but good food. Would highly recommend.

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Thank ThaisBarros
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

.....Tides is a beautiful dining room and watching the sun set over the sea with a glass of champagne was really special. However the food didn't live up to either the location or the hype. With the exception of the Asian Beef Salad the food was bland and of mediocre quality. Perhaps we are used to European fine dining but... More 

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Thank Ailsa M
Ontario
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are lucky to be able to enjoy dinner at Tides each time we visit Barbados, and wanted to mention that, as good as it has been for the past many years, the team at Tides have taken the dining experience to a whole new level. The renovations completed last year have made the restaurant even more beautiful, and the... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lived up to all the hype and our expectations. Wonderful service, exquisite food and an excellent wine list. We expected to be underwhelmed but quite the opposite which is rare given the reputation Tides has.

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Thank Crusty1967
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place, great food and drink, can sometimes be rather pretentious but each to their own, we always have a lovely time

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Thank Natalie H
Solihull, United Kingdom
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195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location for this top end restaurant, with excellent friendly staff and delicious food. A pleasure to eat there.

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Thank Davidlowe46
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Love the new decor, works really well. Lobster ravioli excellent as always. Salmon ok. Lamb chops cooked perfectly but hated the heavy stodgy risotto cake in my mind it didn't work. The pork tenderloin could have been a little more generous but nice meal. Service good and cocktails and wine expensive but not ridiculous. $250 for 2 of us.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$100
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holetown | Balmore House, Holetown BB24011, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish  >  Holetown
  • Phone Number: +1 246-432-8356

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