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The Tides

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Holetown | Balmore House, Holetown BB24011, Barbados
+1 246-432-8356
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 1308
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  • 350
    Very good
  • 132
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  • 44
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  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Visited Twice

The first visit was with my wife and three buddies who, having watched the Test match, were on their way home the next day. Spectacular meal at a really good table overlooking the sea. Great waiting staff and fantastic food...a perfect evening.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Pete B
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The first visit was with my wife and three buddies who, having watched the Test match, were on their way home the next day. Spectacular meal at a really good table overlooking the sea. Great waiting staff and fantastic food...a perfect evening.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Special night,special place. Greeted by friendly staff and seated overlooking ocean. Tables set so pretty and decor of restaurant was lovely. Ordered meal and waiter was very attentive as I was a tad warm...he brought me a fan! So kind. Food was lovely and descent portions served. So Worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My wife and I was there in our honeymoon. Top service and really good food. A bit expensive, but Worth it!

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My wife & I dined here a couple of times in April/May and really enjoyed it. It's just as good as it ever was. We have been to Tides a number of times over the years and have always enjoyed the seaside location, ambience, fine dining food, service etc and we cannot recommend it strongly enough. We will certainly return.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

like most places in Barbados....it's not cheap... But it IS great. A really impressive dining and service experience. A jewel in the crown of so many in Barbados. Fabulous Salmon.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

High quality restaurant with wonderful food. A great atmosphere all the staff very attentive and friendly you will not be disappointed especially bid you have table next to the sea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Wonderful evening from start to finish. A bit on the pricey side but the atmosphere, wonderful food and exceptional service warrant it. You will not be disappointed. Wonderful for celebrating our wedding anniversary. Staff go above and beyond. Be sure to book ahead.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Dinner for four at The Tides lived up to the reputation as one of Barbados' top restaurants. Excellent menu, superb service and though expensively exclusive, worth splashing out occasionally! Really enjoyed the experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

My wife and I spent our anniversary at tides last night, and while we didn't get an oceanfront table the food and especially the service more than made up for it. Thank you for a lovely evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great food great wine great service.... Great place. Went for my Birthday. Been before love it will go again. Location is one of the best and the staff are great had real fun. My children love it there. Food is very good and nice wine beer etc, perfectly chilled... Thanks

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Holetown | Balmore House, Holetown BB24011, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish  >  Holetown
  • Phone Number: +1 246-432-8356

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 100

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?