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Tides Restaurant

1539 Clarence Drive, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
+27 28 272 9835
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (27 reviews)
“prawns” (14 reviews)
“snails” (5 reviews)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Contemporary, Fusion, Seafood, International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1539 Clarence Drive, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During December my Wife and I went to the Tides restaurant on a number of occasions and every single time we went we had a superb meal and were well looked after. Lisa was a great hostess and Hanno did us proud with the quality...More

Thank jugs1058
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here largely because there are so few other restaurants in Betty bay The food was great but two mistakes were made on the ordering and it took too long to rectify them Would go again and maybe we went on a bad day

Thank dubvan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate several times at this newly owned restaurant and every time enjoyed our evenings out. I recommend the fresh tuna just seared served with a fresh salad.The vegetable curry is also very good.

Thank Simone W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you walk in at small town restaurant midweek, you dont expect to be shown the door, because they’re fully booked! That’s exactly what happened to us. An hour later however we were phoned by a quirkly waiter to say our table was ready if...More

Thank Reinder111
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Not my first time and certainly not the last one. My favourite restaurant in bettys bay. Always friendly waiters and food. Big portions and fair prices too. It's small and intimate so better booking in advance. I had tuna stake and it was divine!

Thank Washington M
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Not worth going there. There are much better options in the area. Price and quality do not match. Food was okay, nothing special. The pork belly was very average with too much salt added. I didn't like the service and the atmosphere was a bit...More

1  Thank kellybriam
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at Tides on Friday night and had the most delicious tuna tartare and deep fried camembert and pear. This was followed by excellent pork belly and calamari. Prawns looked delicious too. The service from everyone was so friendly and efficient. Lisa organized...More

1  Thank Karen P
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Although the owners have change the food stayed the same if not better. We have never been disappointed by Tides.

1  Thank Pieter H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

On our way to Cape Town se stayed near Pringle Bay, and went for dinner at Tides restaurant. I had stuffed calamari and my wife the Seafood platter, both outstanding meals. What makes any place is always a touch, that for me that was the...More

Thank HGViljoen
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Wow what a find. Our host recommended this restaurant to us. The restaurant has a great ambience. Decorated in tasteful art. The dinner was absolutely amazing. The management and staff are exceptionally professional. We will most definitely visit this restaurant again. Thank you for a...More

Thank Clinton C
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Questions & Answers
20 July 2017|
Response from W4667CCchrisv | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. I am not sure as we have always visited at night. Roelien
12 March 2016|
Response from Jean424 | Reviewed this property |
Hi the artist in question is a local resident, she is at the moment on holiday but if you call the restaurant on 028 2729835 and speak to Lydia she will give you more details normally only there after 5 pm good luck Jean
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1539 Clarence Drive, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Betty's Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 28 272 9835
  • E-mail
Boutique restaurant in Betty's Bay. Open mostly for dinners and Sunday lunches. Times change according to season.
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