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“Food only barely acceptable”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Riptide

Riptide
Ranked #9 of 10 Restaurants in Southbroom
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Berlin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Food only barely acceptable”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2013

The place has a great view as it is rigt on top of the beach. Unfortunatly the food is very uninspired. I have the feeling there is not a cook in the kitchen but a help manning the grill and the deepfier.
Go for the view not for te food.

  • Visited January 2013
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Johannesburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Fun place”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013

Conveniently situated and great position overlooking lagoon and sea. Uncomplicated menu and food to match, but flavoursome and fair value. Prawn curry extra hot good old Durban style curry worth going back for. Burgers could do with some work, for a place that should do good burgers.

  • Visited December 2012
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“Brilliant location”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013

Location is right by the beach, which is great. The waiter was very friendly, quick and helpful.

The food is good, if rather typical cafe style. Nonetheless, it was fresh, tasty and we did not have complaints about it.

I would definitely go back for a lunch.

Visited December 2012
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Thank Anneke L
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“Pay for the view, forget the food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2012 via mobile

Made a booking for 7 and allocated table for 6. Not off to a great start. Very rustic atmosphere. The view is good. Very limited menu and went for their signature dish. The worst crayfish and langostines I ever had!! This is a good basis fish and chips venue, wirh ample to drink. Dont expect more.

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Gauteng
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“Great Seaside Restaurant”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

If anything the view from your table at Riptide is wonderful and very coastal and puts one instantly in a holiday mood. This restaurant is unpretentious and serves great seafood. A great venue for normal happy families looking for good value, a comfortable venue where one does not have to stand on ceremony and can enjoy ice cold drinks and substantial, tasty meals. It has big-screen TV and has a quaintly wooden and coastal feel to it where one can be as quiet or as noisy as one would like. Great place for teens and youngsters with a very practical menu.

Visited November 2012
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