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Riptide

Imbezane Lagoon Road, Southbroom, Margate, South Africa
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Overview
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good20%
  • Average19%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible32%
Travellers talk about
“bunny chow” (2 reviews)
“main beach” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Seafood
PRICE
££ - £££
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Value
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LOCATION
Imbezane Lagoon Road, Southbroom, Margate, South Africa
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21 - 30 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Lovely location and efficient service. The crayfish is the main reason to visit in my opinion. Right on the Southbroom beach, it has a very relaxed vibe

Thank Joslyn C
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This was the worst meal I've had in South Africa in 12 years of living here. I've seen a bigger child sized portion. Fish was a disgrace.

Thank stevegolding
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

also known as the beach house. best chips we had next to the beach ever. nice menu. no vegan or vegetarian options though.

Thank Leon V
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to rupture several times over the years, always busy, but experienced staff kept things running. Good food overlooking southbound beach, used to be very reliable. Not sure if there are now new owners, but all the staff appear to have changed, and they...More

Thank AndySmal
Reviewed 9 January 2017

New Years Evening - a time for celebration. Not at Riptide. I am a homeowner in Southbroom and myself, my wife and daughter (3 years old) and two friends with their 8 year old son, visited Riptide for New Year Eve. This went against my...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Pleasant experience good waitress food was nice but lacked taste nice setting on the beach of Southbroom

Thank 669pipk
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Service is not great but it's December and holiday time, we rush everyday of the week, so it so nice to sit and look at the sea and watch the time tick by. The food is good it's not a 5 star restaurant but it's...More

Thank Ursula v
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We have been there once and left after an hour waiting for service. Tried it one more time yesterday and whole family got severe food poisining. Terrible.

1  Thank Pieter-Ben V
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Great location overlooking the beach but wish it opened earlier for breakfast - bunny chow a great addition to the menu and very friendly staff this year

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a very popular seafood eatery situated on the Southbroom Main Beach. It definitely has the right location which is its best attribute. It is a pity that the seafood does not come fresh from the seas of Southbroom but is purchased wholesale and...More

Thank armink634
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Imbezane Lagoon Road, Southbroom, Margate, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Margate  >  Southbroom
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