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Tides Waterfront Dining

$$$$Seafood, ,
Esplanade | Bulcock Beach, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5438 2304
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (39 reviews)
“spanner crab” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Esplanade | Bulcock Beach, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with the family to have dinner here and the food was delicious especially the seafood platter.. great friendly service and would highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a Good feed and friendly service.

Thank S J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Why would you go to a place where they think tbey are doing you a favour in giving you food that you are paying top price? Plenty of water provided! I can't see the value of $10 for a glass of wine - is this...More

Thank campfields
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service ok, food would have been much better if served on warmed plates. Some members of the party had very small portions.

Thank amelia_rusling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great take away food fast service and well presented at a reasonable price.we were served quickly and it was extremely busy but the food was delicious and we would return to eat there.

Thank kiwi262016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I have been traveling the east coast and we stumbled upon a lovely town called Caloundra. Not knowing much about the town we turned to our trusty companion trip advisor to find a suitable place to eat. There was a multitude of...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 November 2017

It would have to be one of the best around,have had lunch and dinner there,it is good to know the food and service is consistent,i think it is one of the best restaurant in the area

Thank john c
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great spot on a summer evening, unfortunately the food was fair at best Entrees were basically glorified bar snacks Main course was good quality but a bit small Desserts platter was basically a kilo of sugar turned into various shapes and colours Rude front of...More

Thank Aussiedavewitta
Reviewed 28 October 2017

WOW WOW WOW!! What a gorgeous place to have a romantic dinner! Opposite the beautiful Pumicestone Passage at Bulcock Beach...amazing food, great personalized service and lovely setting. Isn't the cheapest place to eat in Caloundra for sure, but for a special occasion definitely will impress...More

1  Thank Tony C
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The setting was beautiful, the people were excellent, the layout was appealing, and the view spectacular at sunset. But perhaps it too much of a "fine dining" experience. We paid a lot of money for such a little amount of food. And yes I can...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We took our overseas guests to this restaurant for a final meal and unfortunately were very disappointed. Our previous visit a number of years ago was a wonderful dining experience. On our recent visit the meals were very small portions for an expensive price and...More

Thank shazza2007rk
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26 July 2017|
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Response from Ken S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay and probably now out of date. It was a Tuesday lunch and a birthday
Rhonda C
3 January 2017|
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Response from Paula W | Reviewed this property |
I paid $37 for beetroot, broccolini and chips. each one a separate course. they were the ONLY options available ( my companions had a 5 course meal each). nope. never again. the food was definitely 5 star but not at all... More
Craig M
26 November 2015|
Response from Mick0001 |
Hi Craig, unfortunately you cant, but they do have a pretty extensive wine list, covering most of the regions and styles. HOpe you enjoy your dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esplanade | Bulcock Beach, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5438 2304
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