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“One of the best meals ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Tides

The Tides
Ranked #2 of 41 Restaurants in Holetown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $100
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“One of the best meals ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2008

Perfect evening - lovely food and stunning location. Make sure you book in advance as early as possible and request a table nearest the sea. They won't guarantee it, but without requesting it at the time of booking you have no chance at all. We were given a table right by the waters edge and it felt very special.

The food is quite pricey, but a few days before we had paid almost the same for a terrible meal elsewhere and with that in mind the Tides was excellent value. The service is exceptional without being fussy, the menu is interesting and varied - choosing was difficult as it all looked so nice. The bill ended up at just over $500 Barbados for a 3 course meal with a bottle of wine for the two of us (incl service charge), but it was worth every penny.

Thank Domlena
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Highly recommended”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2008

Three meals in eight days, one lunch - two dinners.
Good beachfront location, big space, well lit but still intimate.
Lovely efficient attentive staff, good modern varied menu cooked to a very high standard.
Relaxed and unpretentious with a special atmosphere.
We ate here more times than anywhere else, for good reasons. Enjoy.

Thank OxfordDiners
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Birmingham, UK
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2008

A very very close second to the Cliff, with friendly and homely staff, excellent food and a great view. A "taste sensation" and good value for money. Presentation was exceptional.

Thank Buddha10
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Weybridge, Surrey
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88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“You will not be disapointed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2008

I have now taken two large parties to Tides for lunch for a special occasion in the last two years and all eight of us commented that without doubt one of the best meals eaten in Barbados. Excellant service with a beautiful outlook across the bay. Cannot fault the place. Give credit where it is due. You will not be disappointed

Thank Inxent
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Upminster, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
“Most romantic meal EVER!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2008

My boyfriend and I ate here one week night in Mid October 07 and had the most romantic meal ever.

We ate dinner outside just under the canopy in the rain. We didn't get wet as the rain was only light. It was pitch black and you could only see the stars and the waves crashing underneath us. The food was delicious and light.

We had three courses each and a bottle of wine and cost around $100, cheap compared what you would pay for that kind of experience in the UK. (Not that you could ever do that back home).

Overall an amazing experience, which I would love to eat in again

1 Thank Michelle F
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