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Holetown | Balmore House, Holetown BB24011, Barbados
+1 246-432-8356
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Egham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes the refurb is stunning and yes there are lots of staff running around. Sadly the staff are two or three steps behind the customer, don't expect anticipatory service here. I can't fault the food but since the refurb they're charging The Cliff prices, but The Cliff it ain't.

Thank June F
Henley-on Thames
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Whenever we visit Barbados , an evening at Tides is always a "must". We recently went on our last evening for a special occasion and were certainly not disappointed . The new stunning decor and art exhibition set the tone , and the fabulous setting and layout make for a very comfortable ambience . The food and wines were first... More 

Thank busyexec
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful restaurant. We went twice during our stay. Absolutely delicious food, presented beautifully. Lobster ravioli is amazing and scallops were perfectly cooked. Friendly and attentive staff. Amazing drinks. The only down point was that we asked for them to call a taxi driver we had been using and they went against this to call their own one rather than the... More 

Thank ClaireB141432
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So, this was our tenth visit to the restaurant. It's our favorite place on the island. High end food with great service and an unbeatable waterfront location. They recently renovated the whole restaurant. We love the new look. Well done! The new menu was excellent. The service as always perfect. So, overall well worth the money for a special treat.... More 

Thank Fun_travel_toronto
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145 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot go to Barbados without a visit to the wonderful Tides restaurant, took my granddaughter who just loved everything about this restaurant. Great as always

Thank inclineski
Hexham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cocktails, delicious food, exemplary service and possibly the most perfect location I have ever dined in.

Thank CNPorter
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had reserved a special occasion table at the ocean front 4 months before the date and were put in the corner well away from the water. This demonstrates such a disregard for planning and requests. Food was nice but for Barbados the portions (especially fish) were very small and overpriced. Waiters vary from lovely to pretentious. It was good... More 

1 Thank Samantha Q
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for Valentine's Day (2017). Fixed menu with 4 options for appetizer, main course, dessert. Fixed price of $190 BBD per person (plus drinks, service charge, tax and tip). We were put in a sealed-off room with 3 large, loud, annoying groups. Service was slow (20 minutes to take drink order) but food was good and presented well. Had it... More 

1 Thank MDB196004
Andover, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 1st time at this beautiful restaurant set right on the beach. Met up with family who live in Barbados and who recommended it. Stunning décor, artwork and table settings. Good service especially from Jevone, lovely food & well presented. Spotlessly clean everywhere, even artwork in the toilets! Not cheap but well worth the visit for a totally wonderful experience.... More 

Thank Teresa R
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at the Tides was good. The staff were friendly and helpful. Unfortunately, they let themselves down on the speed of service, which was very slow. They also made some mistakes which you would not expect from a quality restaurant. My husband ordered a veggie starter and was bought the meat version. The first bill charged us for 6... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Seafood, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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?