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The Tides

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Holetown | Balmore House, Holetown BB24011, Barbados
+1 246-432-8356
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Food was very good and well presented. The restaurant is nice and you could make it elegant or casual. Service was very good an overall great experience

Thank Anna T
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

We'd heard good things about Tides and so booked a table for 2 for our penultimate night on the island. The valet parking is a nice touch, and the staff excellent, as is the bar & the cocktail menu. We had a drink in the bar before moving through to a lovely front line table over looking the sea. The... More 

1 Thank Raknowles
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

From the moment they asked if I wanted cucumber in my Hendricks gin and tonic, I knew we were in for a good evening. The restaurant was full ( on a Monday) but the staff were many and everywhere. Service was impeccable and the food was simply delicious, although some lighter desserts might be nice. The restaurant had been refurbished... More 

Thank Penelope3352
Bath, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

the scene is set when you enter, 5 star treatment, with a high priority on health and safety, no way we're we getting to the table with a trip or slip. The restaurant was pretty empty, which was good, as our seat was next to the sea, with an amazing view. The menu was well balanced, with good variety. $72... More 

Thank ICOmnia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

We booked here for my wife's birthday and the place, food and staff were all excellent. Beautiful location and the food was outstanding. The lobster Mac and Cheese that came with my main dish was awesome. As a group of eight we had various dishes from the menu and everyone was really impressed. My blackened Barracuda was excellent. We will... More 

1 Thank ScottAtkinson
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

We had a good meal at Tides but if you look at their website it indicates starters from $15-25 and mains around $45. Double these and you'll be a bit closer to the mark. Service very good. Nice surroundings. Good wine choice from the sommelier. Food was solid. We had the catch of the day and it was as good... More 

1 Thank timsparke
Guy B, Owner at The Tides, responded to this review

Hi Timsparke. Thanks for taking the time to review our restaurant, The Tides. I'm pleased to read you enjoyed your evening with us. As you rightly pionted out the price of our menu at Tides is double that advertised on our website. This due to the fact that our website is priced in US dollars for the benefit of our... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Ate here on Tuesday night as it was no 1 on trip adviser and thought it was perfect . From the moment we arrived we were treated as special. Our car was parked for us and we were greeted by a very friendly waitress. If I could remember her name I would give her a mention! The setting was stunning.... More 

3 Thank Gerry6461
Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

Super food, wonderful atmosphere. The starter came at the same time as the cocktails, which was a shame, but they gave us a drink on the house to apologise.

2 Thank RuthnTim
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited Tides restaurant last night. We loved the style of the restaurant and looked forward to a good evening. Our starters arrived and were extremely good. For main course I ordered rack of lamb and asked for it to be cooked pink/medium. The lamb arrived & was served as four individual chops/cutlets, three were tough and... More 

Thank Dove E
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

We have visited Tides every year for the last 10 years and so were looking forward to going this year. We were astounded to see that the dress code had been dropped - there was a group in the bar wearing beach shorts, flip flops and trainers. One guy had a football shirt on. This was not the only group... More 

3 Thank GolfLC2004

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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, Gluten Free Options
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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?