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Tides Restaurant

1539 Clarence Drive, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
+27 28 272 9835
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (28 reviews)
“prawns” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
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Contemporary, Fusion, Seafood, International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1539 Clarence Drive, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 160 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Pieter H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We have previously dined at Tides and were amazed at both the level of service and quality of the food . However, in comparison, our most recent experience was extremely disappointing.

Thank jennyvnck
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Food wise, Tides deserves a much better rating. Despite a recent ownership change, the food quality has remained...good to see. Annoying though, is the opening hours. Even on a holiday weekend, they do not open for lunch. Sunday lunches are nice though, and booking is...More

Thank stevebenade
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Tides is a pricey restaurant where one expects excellent service and delicious food to justify the cost. Unfortunately this was not the case at our recent dinner. I have read previous reviews, how wrong they were. Just a tick off my list.

Thank Kellymeyer098
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a little jewel in the Overstrand area. Excellent food, great service, warm atmosphere. Definitely to be recommended!

Thank W4667CCchrisv
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came to Bettie's Bay for the weekend and this restaurant was recommended to us by the guesthouse where were stayed. We were not disappointed and had the most fantastic meals. The food was absolutely delicious and a taste sensation, from the...More

Thank Tracey d
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely reviews. But that is where it stops. The service sloppy and the food is very disappointing. The prices have no relation to the quality of food.

Thank andrewhorn786
Reviewed 5 July 2017

So, it was with a bit of trepidation that I returned to Tides. As from 01 May 2017 the new owners, Lize and Hanno have taken over from Lydia and Johan. I had worried that the Tides that I knew and loved would now be...More

Thank Natalie V
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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
USD 5 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
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
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Boutique restaurant in Betty's Bay. Open mostly for dinners and Sunday lunches. Times change according to season.
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