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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
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Buffalo, New York
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful at The Tides tonight. From the formal greeting to the pleasant seaside atmosphere to the congenial staff to the perfectly prepared courses. This was a great experience for my wife's birthday. Omar, our waiter, for the evening was an excellent conversationalist with a delightful sense of humor. He really added much positive to our experience. I'd... More 

Thank buffal0mike
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

This is our first trip to Barbados and The Tides was recommended by friends who have previously visited. We weren't disappointed! Very welcoming and friendly with engaging staff and a scrumptiously mouth watering menu. Whilst it may not be the cheapest restaurant we've eaten at, we thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

Thank julie w
Ingatestone, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

This is a very smart slick restaurant. The views are stunning and the food is as good as the views. It is very reasonably priced given the quality of the restaurant. We dined there yesterday evening. My wife had the open seafood ravioli followed by prawn and scallop risotto. I had the calamari followed by the slow roast belly of... More 

Thank Ray P
Burlington, Vermont
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

My husband, two teenage daughters and I ate at The Tides last week. The restaurant is lovely and the setting on a cliff above the beach is wonderful. The service was impeccable - the best we got anywhere in Barbados. The menu is expensive (like New York City expensive), but the food was outstanding and I definitely felt that we... More 

Thank vtrunner
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

This week had another good meal at Tides. Friendly staff, good food and a reasonable wine list add to this beautiful location. Standards remain high. A definite repeat visit. Need to book for the best tables though.

Thank Aidan C
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95 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

As a family we really enjoyed the Tides. Relaxed atmosphere, good food and wine, nice staff. Recommended! We will go back.

Thank sivrei
Hampshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

We dined at The Tides on our last day in Barbados. They could only offer us a table at 6pm, which turned out great as we could see the waves breaking from our table before dusk and the skies had darkened. We also had a very early flight the next day! The food, wine and service was exceptional and the... More 

Thank johnjane2016
Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

We arrived a bit early and without a reservation and were offered a table anyway. We sat in the bar and had a couple of delicious cocktails before being taken to our table. Our waiter Andre was fantastic and the food was very well presented and tasted wonderful. The price was as expected from a top restaurant in barbados....pretty high... More 

1 Thank Donya E
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Dined on 16 January. Excellent food, service and atmosphere particularly if you have a rail table on the ocean Not cheap but quality food and cooking only let down by the non enforcement of a supposed dress code when 3 guys in flip flops, "army" style shorts and generally scruffy where allowed to dine on adjacent table. The management may... More 

2 Thank richardZ1085PE
Swansea, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Had a great meal with family daughter 8yrs had coconut curry really enjoyed and dessert(wiggly worms) adult starters mains & desserts excellent 5th visit best one yet!

Thank Ian D

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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
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, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?